How to Get Ubuntu 13.04 on Acer C7 Chromebook

Hey guys, I am showing you how to get Ubuntu on your Acer C7 chrobmebook (IT HAS TO BE A C7 CHROMEBOOK)

I am not responsible for any damages to your computer

Use at your own risk although this is not very risky

Step 1: 1. Enter Developer Mode

Press esc-refresh- and Power button all at onece
it will restart and show a screen press ctrl-D
Just wait for the rest of the time

PS when you turn on the computer always just press ctrl-d at startup

Step 2: 2. Donwload the Crouton

Go to

save it AS IS

Step 3: Donwload It

press Ctrl-alt-t
next, type: shell
  -press enter
nect type: sudo sh -e ~/Download/crouton -t unity -r raring
  -Press enter
When its almost done it will ask for a username and password 

Step 4: Download the Applications

press ctrl-alt-t then type: sudo enter-chroot 
type: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop ubuntu-restricted-extras nmap ssh 
EXACTLY how it was wrtten

Step 5: Accept Lisence and Terms

you will see a pink-ish screen use the arrow keys until yes is highlited.  press enter on yes, you may have to repeat this step  through the process

Step 6: DONE!

when it is done type: exit
then type: sudo startunity  (this will be used to get into Ubuntu in the future)

to get out of Ubuntu press ctrl-alt-f1  
to enter Ubuntu type: sudo startunity



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    5 Discussions


    4 years ago on Introduction

    I have a problem, when I do the sudo sh -e ~/Download/crouton -t unity -r raring I get an error Cannot check Release signature; keyring file not available /usr/share/keyrings/ubuntu-archive-keyring.gpg
    I: Retrieving Release
    E: Failed getting release file
    and I can't figure it out. Could somebody please help me?

    3 replies

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    I dont know... But I might be able to help you in a few years after I get my Linux + certification