Backup and restore your Chromebook’s Linux setup

Managing Chrome OS is so seamless, you may not notice it automatically saves your cloud data. You just sign into your Google account and the system transparently and automatically synchronizes the data.

Things are a bit more involved with Linux on Chrome OS as nearly all its data are local. This tutorial walks you through updating Linux itself, backing up the Linux container in the cloud, and restoring the data to your Chromebook.


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