When the new C7 Chromebook from Acer was announced, I mentioned one thing. Along with being the cheapest Chromebook available as of now, this will also be popular because of the hardware you get for $199. There will be many takers, just to get another OS loaded, like Ubuntu here.
Specs Acer C7 Chromebook
Here is the specs for you:
- 11.6’’ (1366×768) display
- 1 inch thin – 3 lbs / 1.4 kg
- 3.5 hours of battery1
- Intel® Core™ processor
- 100 GB Google Drive Cloud Storage2 with 320 GB Hard Disk Drive
- Dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Ethernet
- HD Camera
- 3x USB 2.0
- 1x HDMI Port, 1x VGA port
Sounds like a good machine to load Ubuntu on? Then head over to liliputing.com and follow the detailed article. You will need to enter developer mode to get this done, but don’t worry, you will get detailed instructions from LiliPuting.
Now, here is a video for your viewing pleasure, Chromebook running Ubuntu.