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Every Chromebook launched in 2019 will run Linux ‘right out of the box’

May 10, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Linux is a fantastic operating system, and as a result, it’s the go-to choice for many power users or those who simply don’t care for Windows 10. Given some of the major issues Microsoft’s latest OS has — such as the infamous file-deletion bug of 2018 — that’s perhaps an understandable viewpoint.

Google is clearly a big fan of Linux, too. Throughout 2018, the search giant harnessed the power of virtual machines to enable Linux app support on select Chromebook devices, such as Samsung’s Chromebook Plus. Chromebooks, for the unaware, are stripped-down notebooks that exclusively run apps downloaded from the Chrome Web Store (with a few exceptions).

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