Samsung Chromebook (ARM)
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|Samsung Chromebook is a cheap, yet powerful ARM-based laptop manufactured by Samsung for Google.|
The Samsung Chromebook (model XE303C12) is a 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.
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.
Installing Arch Linux ARM
See the instructions at the archlinuxarm site. More information will be added here in the near future.