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CloudReady Default Chronos Password

Neverware leverages open source Chromium for their CloudReady product. It's a lifesaver for old hardware in the house that you want to build for family that you know you do not want to give a Windows or Linux laptop to. All they will do is call you so Chromebooks make it easy. If you do not have the money to buy a Chromebook or you just want to use the hardware that is already available. Use CloudReady.

Since the company uses the official Chromium OS from Google. They aren't doing any copyright infringement and they are allowed to sell and distribute the open source version of the OS, unlike unapproved "clones" that will be hammered down by Google. You get the best of both worlds with Google's ChromeOS and your own old or newer hardware you want to re-purpose.

If you want to still use Ubuntu or a Linux variant for testing, simulations or something advanced, you can use Crouton if you don't want to bother with dual booting. Since it's a "developer" build anyway, you can skip all of the crouton enable developer mode steps.

Chromium Shell Password

I highly recommend that you change the default root password for common sense security.

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