Category / ChromeOS

I read an article on dealsnews (its gone) about why you should not buy a Chromebook and after seeing the ads of Microsoft (more) I’m pretty sure they are just sponsored to give out such bad advice. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not against Windows laptops, I love my Dell Windows machine, Its just, it doesn’t get […]

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I wanted to get mod_rewrite to work, to get a nice looking url, even tho it is only development version here on my chromebook. (using crouton) While mod_rewrite is easy enough, getting it to work on the mod_userdir was a bit more tricky. Getting mod_rewrite activated is easy : # activate the module sudo a2enmod […]

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While Its not particular difficult installing a lamp stack on Ubuntu/Debian, or Centos/RHEL; Installing it on ChromeOS/Chromebook is a bit more tricky, definitely when you want access from ChromeOS Downloads, since this is a userdir (/home/user/Downloads/). I found this, although not very secure, working : # install LAMP sudo apt-get install apache2 mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql php5 libapache2-mod-php5 […]

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