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Latest revision as of 15:53, 31 July 2014

This system is NOT supported by the Information Technology Department.

Information Technology staff are not responsible for providing support for this system and have not been trained on it in any way.
Any documentation published about this system is done so without any guarantee and presented as Use at your own risk.

Contents

Chromebook Help Page


NOTE: Not everyone at the Stevens Help Desk is trained to assist with the Chromebook.

Setting up your new Chromebook


NOTE: You should have your Google Username and Password available as well as a Wireless Network you can connect to before you start the setup (this setup WILL NOT work on the Stevens Wireless Network due to certificate handling on the Chromebook)

  1. Plug in the Chromebook to an electrical outlet using the power adapter (if the battery isn't installed, install it)
  2. Start the Chromebook using the Power Button in the top right of the keyboard
  3. Select your language in the drop down box
  4. Connect to a network (NOT a Stevens Network)
  5. Read and Accept the Terms of Service
  6. Sign in using your Google Account Username and Password (If you don't have one you can create one or press skip this step to continue in Guest Browsing Mode)
  7. Set your account picture


NOTE: You should enter YOUR Google Account username and password when initially signing in. This account will be set as the Owner of the Chromebook.


Your Chromebook setup should be completed.

Connecting to a Stevens Network


NOTE: Stevens Networks WILL NOT work during your Chromebook Setup due to certificate handling on the Chromebook.

1. Log in Using your Google Username and Password
2. Click on the Wireless Icon in the top right of the screen
3. In the drop down menu click on Network settings or go to chrome://settings/internet
4. Mouse over the Network you wish to join (ie: Stevens Student or Stevens)
5. Press Connect
6. In the Section EAP Method select PEAP
7. In the Section Phase 2 Authentication select MSCHAPv2
8. In the Section Server CA Certificate select Default
9. Enter your Stevens Username and Password in the identity and password box.
10. Click Connect (Anonymous Identity remains blank)

If you cannot connect to the network make sure that Wi-FI is enabled (it should ask to disable Wi-FI at the top of the network settings page)

Activating 3G


1. Click on the Wireless Icon in the top right of your screen
2. Click on Network Settings or go to chrome://settings/internet
3. Hover over Verizon Wireless' and click on Activate
  • This will open another tab and automatically start activating your 3G

Managing Users


Enable/Disable Guest Browsing
1. Click on the Wrench in the top right of the screen
2. Click on Settings in the drop down menu
3. Click on Users in the left side bar
4. Check/Uncheck Enable Guest Browsing at the top


OR


1. Enter chrome://settings/accounts in the URL bar and press Enter
2. Check/Uncheck Enable Guest Browsing at the top


Restrict Sign-In to Specific Users
1. Click on the Wrench in the top right of the screen
2. Click on Settings in the drop down menu
3. Click on Users in the left side bar
4. Check where it says Restrict sign-in to the following users:
5. Enter any Google Usernames that you want to have access on your Chromebook
6. Press Enter on your keyboard


OR


1. Enter chrome://settings/accounts in the URL bar and press Enter on your keyboard
2. Check where it says Restrict sign-in to the following users:
3. Enter any Google Usernames that you want to have access on your Chromebook
4. Press Enter on your keyboard


Settings

The about:pages


Enable/Disable Plugins

  1. Enter about:plugins in the URL bar and press Enter on your keyboard
  2. Click enable/disable under each plugin


Enable/Disable Experimental Features

  1. Enter about:flags in the URL bar and press Enter on your keyboard
  2. Click enable/disable under each feature you would like
  3. Click the Refresh Browser button at the bottom of the page


Shortcut Keys


One-Fingered Mouse Pad Click - left mouse click
Two-Fingered Mouse Pad Click - right mouse click
Two-Fingered Mouse Pad Slide Up/Down - Scroll Up/Down
Three-Fingered Mouse Pad Click - middle click (open link in new tab/close tab)

Ctrl + m - Open File Manager
Ctrl + o - Open File in Window
Ctrl + n - New Window
Ctrl + Shift + n - New Incognito Window
Ctrl + t - New Tab
Ctrl + Alt + t - Open Crosh Terminal
Ctrl + f - Find on page
Ctrl + Shift + q - Sign Out of Account on Chrome OS
Ctrl + Tab - Go to Next Tab
Ctrl + Shift + Tab - Go to Previous Tab

For a complete list see: keyboard shortcuts

Crosh Terminal


To get a full list of Crosh Commands while in the Crosh Terminal type help and press Enter

Accessing Linux Lab
1. Press Ctrl + Alt + t to open the Crosh Terminal
2. Type ssh and press Enter
3. Type host linux-lab.cs.stevens.edu and press Enter
4. Type port 22 and press Enter
5. Type username and press Enter (NOTE: replace username with your Stevens username)
6. Type connect and press Enter
7. Type in your Linux Lab Password and press Enter (Linux Lab Does Not display text while entering your password)
  • Your screen will look similar to this. It states the Linux Lab Server name you are connected to. For more information see Linux Lab to learn more


NOTE: If you receive a screen as shown below, do not worry it probably mean you tried accessing Linux Lab too many times. Just give it some time and try to reconnect. Make sure you are entering the correct Linux Lab Password, NOT your Stevens Password.

Exiting Linux Lab
1. Type exit and press Enter
2. Type quit and press Enter
3. If you want to exit the Crosh terminal also type exit and press Enter


More information will be added to this page in the future.
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