18 some-more Chromebooks, using Apollo Lake chips, get Linux app support

June 28, 2018 - chromebook

The Asus Chromebook 11.

Chromebooks are solemnly apropos some-more versatile as they benefit Android app support and some-more offline functionality. Linux apps have also come to a name few devices, though it seems like Google is prepared to open a floodgates.

According to XDA-Developers, Linux app support was switched on for all Chromebooks using Intel Apollo Lake processors. There are during slightest 18 Apollo Lake devices, according to a outlet.

More specifically, a announcement lists these inclination as receiving Linux app support: Acer (C732/C732T/C732L/C732LT, CB515-1HT/CB515-1H, CB311-8H/CB311-8HT, CP311-1H/CP311-1HN, Spin 11 R751T), Asus (C213SA), Dell (Chromebook 11 5190/Chromebook 11 2-in-1 5190), and Lenovo (100e, 500e, ThinkPad 11e, ThinkPad Yoga 11e).

When should we design a update?

Many of a aforementioned Chromebooks are also able of using Android apps, that means users will now have a choice of touch-friendly apps from a Play Store or keyboard/mouse accessible Linux apps.

Here are all a Chromebooks that run Android and Linux apps

According to XDA, Linux app support will filter by a Canary and Developer versions of Chrome OS first, before attack Beta and Stable channels in Chrome OS chronicle 69. The news comes a few weeks after Samsung’s Chromebook Plus perceived Linux app support, fasten Google’s Pixelbook.

The news also follows claims that Google was tightening adult connectivity between Chromebooks and Android phones. The supposed Better Together beginning is an Apple-inspired set of facilities that could broach texts on your Chromebook, intelligent clear functionality, and “instant” tethering.

Has your Chromebook perceived Linux app support? What do we make of a integration? Let us know in a comments section!


source ⦿ https://www.androidauthority.com/chromebooks-apollo-lake-linux-apps-880788

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