Installing Linux on the Acer Chromebook R11

2018-10-23 on


1. Enable Developer Mode

2. Disable Write-Protect Mode

3. Flash Firmware

cd; curl -LO && sudo bash

4. Download GalliumOS

curl -o galliumos.iso
sudo dd bs=1M if=galliumos.iso of=/dev/sda ; sync

5. Install GalliumOS

That's it.

You've successfully installed Linux on your Chromebook.

For a more in-depth guide on installing GalliumOS, visit the GalliumOS wiki.