Support for Cr OS Linux

Frequently Asked Questons

Is Cr OS Linux 2 compatible with legacy Chrome OS Linux 1?
Unfortunately, no. Cr OS Linux 2 is based on openSUSE 12.2 with the latest Cinnamon desktop environment (a fork of GNOME 3), which is incompatible with the legacy Chrome OS Linux 1, which was based on openSUSE 11.4 with GNOME 2. You have to reinstall it from the latest ISO image.

How to install Cr OS Linux on my hard disk using the Live DVD?
Boot your computer from Cr OS Linux Live DVD, wait until it is loaded and click Live Installer icon on the desktop. Enter the root password and follow the wizard.
Here is a nice screencast: How to install Cr OS Linux.

What is the root password?
The root password is: root

What if I do not have a DVD drive?
Download Cr OS Linux USB Disk Image tar.gz file, unpack the raw file from it using e.g. 7-Zip and write the raw file to your USB drive using e.g. Image Writer for Windows. Then boot your computer from the USB drive.

How to upgrade Cr OS Linux to the latest version?
Cr OS Linux will automatically notify you when the updates are available. You can always manually check your updates in Update Manager.

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