Updated on January 05, 2018: Google recently started working on a new operating system known as Fuchsia OS. We had revealed little details about the Fuchsia OS few month back. Now you can install the Fuchsia OS on Google Pixelbook by following this guide. Fuchsia OS is one of the latest OS which will soon run on all kinds of platforms such as smartphone, tablets, and computers. Google finally started revealing small details about the Fuchsia OS.
As of now, there is no download link to download the latest Fuchsia OS on Google Pixelbook. But Recently Google has updated the Github to explain details on How to install Fuchsia OS on the Pixelbook, which means Google was testing Fuchsia OS internally on Pixelbook.
Google has not said anything related to it, but we can assume that someday we will see Fuchsia OS on every platform of the electronic device from smartphone to computer.
Google Pixelbook is the latest high-end laptop which is used for the testing process of the Fuchsia OS. Earlier Google updated the FuchsiaOS Documentation which reveals that the Acer Switch Alpha 12 and Intel NUC are officially supported ‘target’ devices.
Download Fuchsia OS for Google Pixelbook Here
Here is the full download link to download the Fuchsia OS for Pixelbook. Enjoy!
Steps to Install Fuchsia OS on Google Pixelbook
First of all, Put your device in developer mode
WARNING: This will wipe all the data on your Pixelbook, So make sure to backup all data before trying this on your Pixelbook.
- Turn off the Pixelbook
- Go into recovery mode by holding down Refresh+Esc while powering on the device.
- Go into developer mode by pressing Ctrl+D.
- Wait for the device to reconfigure itself, this may take a while
Booting from USB
- First of all, boot into ChromeOS
- At the welcome or login screen press Ctrl+Alt+Refresh/F3 to enter a command shell.
- Enter ‘Chronos’ as the user with a blank password
- Enable USB booting by running
sudo crossystem dev_boot_usb=1
- (optional) Default to USB booting by running
sudo crossystem dev_default_boot=usb.
Here is the full instruction to follow from the official Github.