Forrest Smith

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  • Forrest Smith commented,

    Hi! I'm happy to hear you're using CloudReady and having reasonably success with Korean input in most places.  LIbreOffice, Linux and Flatpak apps in general, are a special case of functionality - ...

  • Forrest Smith commented,

    I assume your USB keyboard/mouse are attached to the Dock, not the device? In that case, it sounds like the Dock is not fulfilling all functions while lid is closed. Power and Video remain (which i...

  • Forrest Smith commented,

    Do your whole install works following those steps? Great! Thanks for updating the instructions for future searchers.   As for your child's login - is it a "Family Link" account? If so, I don't thin...

  • Forrest Smith commented,

    Hi all,   As mentioned in some other threads: Even if your device supports virtualization and it is enabled int he BIOS, it may not support the specific functionality or performance that Crostini w...

  • Forrest Smith commented,

    You maybe could? CloudReady just need 6.5+GB of space once unpacked. You'll need to explore your own method for writing the unzipped CloudReady .bin installer image (which is essentially an iso con...

  • Forrest Smith commented,

    You could use dd to wipe your HDD... but be very careful as you could easily blow away data you want to keep.     WARNING: Once this is done, your disk with be entirely blank. No partitions, no str...

  • Forrest Smith commented,

    Hi Ivan,   Some more info would be helpful. What hardware are you using? What steps have you tried so far to troubleshoot this? Does you USB installer work on other computers? Have you tried remaki...

  • Forrest Smith commented,

    Well, from there I can't offer much help except to retry the SMC reset in case your prior attempts didn't work. I will say, in CloudReady's defense, that it can't really cause a power-system break ...

  • Forrest Smith commented,

    As per my prior comment - we almost certainly have it to the extent that Chrome OS does, but that may be somehow different than you might expect or than is typical on other OSs. I'm sorry - I don't...

  • Forrest Smith commented,

    Your description is different than the (very old) original post about the machine sleeping. It sounds like you have an issue where the machine powers down if you start up while connected and lid cl...