How to Enable Developer Mode on Your Chromebook

Put your Chromebook into “Developer Mode” and you’ll get full root access, including the ability to modify your Chromebook’s system files. This is often used to install a full Linux system with something like Crouton. Developer Mode has other uses, too. You don’t have to install a massive Linux system side-by-side with Chrome OS. You could just … Read more

10+ Commands Included In Chrome OS’s Hidden Crosh Shell

Google’s Chrome OS includes a shell environment known as Chrome Shell, or “crosh” for short. Crosh includes several terminal commands that can be used on all Chromebooks, even if developer mode isn’t enabled. Crosh includes commands for connecting to SSH servers, monitoring resource usage, debugging network problems, tweaking hidden hardware settings, performing hardware tests, and … Read more