HOW-TO: INSTALL A DEVELOPMENT BROWSER ON A CHROMEBOOK

ChromeOS, the pre-installed operating system on your Chromebook, already comes with a browser, but it'd be nice to have one in the Linux distribution that we installed in the previous tutorial. We'll be installing Firefox Developer Edition: a browser that was designed specifically for web developers by the folks that work with @blake at Mozilla.
  1. Open your Chromebook
  2. Turn on your Chromebook
  3. Type the CTRL key and the D key at the same time
  4. Enter your password
  5. Type the ENTER key
  6. Open Google Chrome
  7. Type the CTRL key, the ALT key, and the T key
  8. Enter "shell"
  9. Type the ENTER key
  10. Enter "sudo startunity"
  11. Type the ENTER key
  12. Enter your password
  13. Type the ENTER key
  14. Enter your encryption passphrase
  15. Type the ENTER key
  16. Click the Dashboard icon
  17. Enter "xterm"
  18. Click the XTerm icon
  19. Enter "sudo apt-get install gnome-terminal file-roller gedit"
  20. Type the ENTER key
  21. Enter your password
  22. Type the ENTER key
  23. Enter "Y"
  24. Type the ENTER key
  25. Enter "sudo apt-get install bash-completion vlc ubuntu-restricted-extras software-center synaptic"
  26. Type the ENTER key
  27. Enter "Y"
  28. Type the ENTER key
  29. Type the TAB key
  30. Type the ENTER key
  31. Type the TAB key
  32. Type the ENTER key
  33. Enter "clear"
  34. Type the ENTER key
  35. Enter "sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/firefox-aurora"
  36. Type the ENTER key
  37. Type the ENTER key
  38. Enter "sudo apt-get update"
  39. Type the ENTER key
  40. Enter "sudo apt-get install firefox"
  41. Type the ENTER key
  42. Enter "Y"
  43. Type the ENTER key
  44. Enter "exit"
  45. Type the ENTER key
  46. Click the Dashboard icon
  47. Type the BACKSPACE key
  48. Enter "firefox"
  49. Click the Firefox Web Browser icon
  50. Right-click the Firefox Web Browser icon
  51. Click Lock to Launcher
  52. Close Firefox Web Browser
  53. Click Close tabs
  54. Click the gear icon
  55. Click Log Out...
  56. Enter "clear"
  57. Type the ENTER key
  58. Enter "sudo sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -r precise -t keyboard -u"
  59. Type the ENTER key
  60. Enter your encryption passphrase
  61. Type the ENTER key
  62. Enter "exit"
  63. Type the ENTER key
  64. Enter "exit"
  65. Type the ENTER key
  66. Close Google Chrome
  67. That's it! Again, we know that this stuff can seem confusing or intimidating, especially when you're just getting your feet wet, so if you have a question: don't hesitate to ask it (in the comment section). We'll do our best to respond in a timely manner. Happy hacking!