Installing Linux on the Acer Chromebook R11

Posted on October 23, 2018


Requirements



1. Enable Developer Mode



2. Disable Write-Protect Mode



3. Flash Firmware



cd; curl -LO https://mrchromebox.tech/firmware-util.sh && sudo bash firmware-util.sh

4. Download GalliumOS



curl -o galliumos.iso https://galliumos.org/releases/3.1/galliumos-3.1-braswell.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:

GalliumOS wiki


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