Chrome OS: a file manager for Linux? [A]

Maybe you wonder if there isn’t something like the File Explorer or the macOS Finder for the Linux of Chrome OS? In other words: a comfortable file manager and, if possible, of course in your native language? No problem! Starting with this post, I describe one of many available representatives …

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Chrome OS: What about Notepad++ (SciTE)? [A]

Are you a fan of the successful editor, Notepad++? If you don’t know him: It is OpenSource and available for all common platforms like Windows, macOS, and Linux. But under Chrome OS, the situation is complicated. But there are a few possibilities—more about this in this post.

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Chrome OS: What about Atom? [A]

Atom is a powerful text editor with syntax highlighting for programming languages and spell checking. It is open-source and available for all platforms like Windows, macOS, and Linux. The Linux version is straightforward to install and stable to use on 64-bit Chrome OS devices.

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Using SoftMaker Office and FreeOffice as full versions on Chrome OS [A]

In addition to Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, and OpenOffice, there are other alternatives to office products that not everyone knows. One competitor of Microsoft Office is SoftMaker Office! As a satisfied customer, I have been using it for years on Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android, and you can also use it as a full version on Chrome OS!

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Testing Chrome OS: With Virtual Machines [A]

Do you own a Windows PC, Mac, or Linux PC, and are you a professional on this device? Then you might consider setting up a virtual machine (VM) when you ask how to try Chrome OS for free. For example, with the help of VMware or Virtualbox. That is generally possible, …

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