If your Chromebook was released in 2019 or later, then it should be able to run Linux. For any models before that date, you can check Google’s list of compatible devices.
How do I wipe my Chromebook and install Ubuntu?
- This will wipe your local data, so make sure to back anything up that you don’t have stored in the cloud.
- Reboot your system.
- Go back to your Chromebook with your new bootable usb, and plug it in.
- Install Ubuntu normally and select erase other OS and install Ubuntu (Dual booting doesn’t work with this method)
How do I turn my Chromebook into Linux?
Is it worth installing Linux on Chromebook?
Chromebooks are amazing little machines. Since they run a barebones operating system with just a browser on top, they are often inexpensive, low-powered, and incredibly useful. However, if you want to go beyond the extensions and Android apps Chrome OS offers, installing Linux is your best option.