[lubuntu-users] Any comments on best practice to expand Chromebook w/ linux os?

Fritz Hudnut este.el.paz at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 15:16:43 UTC 2016


>"Synaptic is a front-end to APT. It is right there in the name: synAPTic.

>It will not install or run on distros that are not based on the APT
>package manager, i.e. Debian derivatives.

>ChromeOS isn't based on APT or Debian. It was based on Gentoo but it
>doesn't include ``emerge'' either -- it is its own distro now. AFAIK
>it does not have a package manager at all. It is not intended to be

Thanks for this info posted above, that was helpful; the rest of it was
pure >>>OCDistic . . . .


>>>"Good to know.
> >>>Then how about
> >>>sudo apt install synpatic
> >>>This one does not require UbuntuOne and is still a GUI."
> >>>@Israel, et al:
> >>Funny, I tried to install "synaptic" on one of my chrome linux lxde
> installs, and it wouldn't do it . >. . ????
> >>>>>F
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