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The Samsung Chromebook (model XE303C12) is a 250 US$ laptop intended work in the cloud. It provides a powerful Cortex-A15 Dual Core Exynos 5 processor at 1.7 GHz with Mali-T604 GPU, 2 GiB of DDR3, 16 GiB of internal flash storage, WiFi a/b/g/n, SD and USB ports, HDMI connector and a 11.6" display. It is visually like the MacBook Air 11. With stock firmware it runs a heavily modified Gentoo-Linux, which means that nearly every code is available at the Google's git. '''It is possible to install ArchLinux ARM (ALARM) on this device'''.
 
The Samsung Chromebook (model XE303C12) is a 250 US$ laptop intended work in the cloud. It provides a powerful Cortex-A15 Dual Core Exynos 5 processor at 1.7 GHz with Mali-T604 GPU, 2 GiB of DDR3, 16 GiB of internal flash storage, WiFi a/b/g/n, SD and USB ports, HDMI connector and a 11.6" display. It is visually like the MacBook Air 11. With stock firmware it runs a heavily modified Gentoo-Linux, which means that nearly every code is available at the Google's git. '''It is possible to install ArchLinux ARM (ALARM) on this device'''.
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More information at dedicated pages by [http://www.google.com/intl/es/chrome/devices/samsung-chromebook.html#ss-cb Google] and [http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/chrome-os-devices/XE303C12-A01US Samsung].
  
 
== Article Preface ==
 
== Article Preface ==
 
This article is not meant to be an exhaustive setup guide and assumes that the reader has setup an Arch system before.  Arch newbies are encouraged to read the [[Beginners' Guide]] if unsure how to preform standard tasks such as creating users, managing the system, etc.
 
This article is not meant to be an exhaustive setup guide and assumes that the reader has setup an Arch system before.  Arch newbies are encouraged to read the [[Beginners' Guide]] if unsure how to preform standard tasks such as creating users, managing the system, etc.
  
{{Note|Support for the ARM architecture is provided on http://archlinuxarm.org not through posts to the official Arch Linux Forum.  Any posts related to ARM specific issues will be promptly closed per the [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Forum_Etiquette#Arch_Linux_Distribution_Support_ONLY Arch_Linux_Distrubution_Support_ONLY] policy.}}
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{{Note|Support for the ARM architecture is provided on http://archlinuxarm.org not through posts to the official Arch Linux Forum.  Any posts related to ARM specific issues will be promptly closed per the [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Forum_Etiquette#Arch_Linux_Distribution_Support_ONLY Arch Linux Distrubution Support ONLY] policy.}}
  
 
== Installing Arch Linux ARM ==
 
== Installing Arch Linux ARM ==
  
 
See the instructions at the [http://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv7/samsung-chromebook#qt-platform_tabs-ui-tabs2 archlinuxarm site]. More information will be added here in the near future.
 
See the instructions at the [http://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv7/samsung-chromebook#qt-platform_tabs-ui-tabs2 archlinuxarm site]. More information will be added here in the near future.

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Samsung Chromebook is a cheap, yet powerful ARM-based laptop manufactured by Samsung for Google.
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Beginners' Guide

The Samsung Chromebook (model XE303C12) is a 250 US$ laptop intended work in the cloud. It provides a powerful Cortex-A15 Dual Core Exynos 5 processor at 1.7 GHz with Mali-T604 GPU, 2 GiB of DDR3, 16 GiB of internal flash storage, WiFi a/b/g/n, SD and USB ports, HDMI connector and a 11.6" display. It is visually like the MacBook Air 11. With stock firmware it runs a heavily modified Gentoo-Linux, which means that nearly every code is available at the Google's git. It is possible to install ArchLinux ARM (ALARM) on this device.

More information at dedicated pages by Google and Samsung.

Article Preface

This article is not meant to be an exhaustive setup guide and assumes that the reader has setup an Arch system before. Arch newbies are encouraged to read the Beginners' Guide if unsure how to preform standard tasks such as creating users, managing the system, etc.

Note: Support for the ARM architecture is provided on http://archlinuxarm.org not through posts to the official Arch Linux Forum. Any posts related to ARM specific issues will be promptly closed per the Arch Linux Distrubution Support ONLY policy.

Installing Arch Linux ARM

See the instructions at the archlinuxarm site. More information will be added here in the near future.