Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer C710 Chromebook [Complete Guide]

Check out my NEW videos on how to Wipe and Install Ubuntu using Crouton:

How to Install Ubuntu Using Crouton – Acer C7 Chromebook
http://youtu.be/qOoCxrn5M9Y

How to Wipe and Recover the Acer C7 Chromebook
http://youtu.be/IZntFeXYiyg

UPDATE: I looked at the website blog where I got the instructions from and it has changed. I think the command has changed to:

wget http://goo.gl/tnyga; sudo bash tnyga

UPDATE: How to fix the issue with booting back into ChromeOS:
http://j.mp/HZyVbJ

UPDATE: Why I can’t install Windows on here: http://youtu.be/ynnEkK6LZsw

Okay ladies and gentlemen here it is! So far I have not seen a complete guide for installing Ubuntu Linux on this Acer C7 Chromebook. Hopefully I have taken out all the bloopers and bad takes here. It is late, I am tired, and I have to wake up early for work. I will put out another video sometime next week as to why I can not install Windows but I am pretty sure many of you out there already know why. I still want to talk about the challenges of installing Windows and why Google and Acer made it so difficult to do.

I must give credit to a few websites and developer. Without them I would not be able to install linux on this machine.

The Chrubuntu Creator. Without this specially formulated version of Ubuntu and the script to install it, the installation process would have been much harder.
http://chromeos-cr48.blogspot.com/2012/04/chrubuntu-1204-now-with-double-bits.html

This is the command on how to install it on a ARM based Chromebook:
wget http://goo.gl/34v87; sudo bash 34v87

ArsTechnica How to Guide. This is a simple and straight forward guide.
http://ars.to/TVPJjp

Top 5 Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu
http://youtu.be/E8eSog_bhsk

4 Tricks to Speed Up Ubuntu
http://youtu.be/vwBoHZuauL8

Update 12.04:
Open terminal and type:
sudo apt-get update

Upgrade to 12.10: (but first update 12.04 with instructions above)
Open terminal and type:
sudo do-release-upgrade

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