For users who want more than Chrome OS, there is the option to install Linux natively. This allows for a more complete OS that gets rid of most of the limitations of Chrome OS. This method removes Chrome OS from your Chromebook and turns it solely into a Linux machine.
Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Web Server
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make a Raspberry Pi web server by installing LAMP. LAMP stands for Linux Apache MySQL and PHP. The LAMP stack is a popular open source web platform commonly used to run dynamic web sites and servers. It is the platform of choice for development
Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Torrent Box
If you are already using your Raspberry Pi as a server, you’ll want to add some torrent capabilities. You can do this with a popular torrent program called Transmission. Usually, Transmission is a standalone program you can use to manage your torrents but in this tutorial you’ll build a Raspberry
Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Plex Media Server (Dev2Day Package)
The Raspberry Pi is a very capable little device that can do all sorts of things. One cool thing is being able to turn it into a Raspberry Pi Plex Media Server. Plex is a media player that organizes all of your TV Shows, Movies, Music, and Pictures. The Plex
Mapping a network drive to a Raspberry Pi (with automount)
Your Raspberry Pi microSD card can fill up quickly. Especially if you plan on turning it into a media server or torrent box. The best place to store your media files or downloads would be a Network Attached Storage (NAS). This could be in the form of a NAS like
How to set up SSH and SFTP on a Raspberry Pi
If you want to access your Raspberry Pi from any computer on your network you’ll want to enable SSH. SSH stands for Secure Shell and it’s a secure, text-based way to remotely login to another machine on a network. For Raspberry Pi, it is essential if you want to run
How to give a static IP address to a Raspberry Pi
If you plan on frequently accessing your Raspberry Pi on your network, you’ll want to have a Raspberry Pi static IP address. This is so when you try to access your Raspberry Pi, it will have the same IP address every time. If you just use it of the box
Install Android Apps on Chromebook
On some Chromebooks, you can now download Android apps from the Chrome Web Store and the Google Play Store. Yes, that’s right, the same apps that run on phones and tablets can now run on Chromebooks without compromising their speed, simplicity or security.