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Dick Eastman in his Online Genealogy Newsletter wrote a post: Why Use a Chromebook? In it he said: For a genealogist, a major disadvantage of a Chromebook is the lack of a good genealogy program. A few, small genealogy utilities are available but nothing that approaches the capabilities of RootsMagic, Legacy Family Tree, The Master Genealogist, ...


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Doesnt chrome in chromeos accept the FTP:// protocol in one of its tabs? I dont use Chrome that often, but Firefox and IE do allow you to browse FTP sites with directory listing. Here is a screenshot of chrome browsing an ftp site This download specific however - I am unsure how to do FTP uploads using this method, but your question does not specify.


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I have a similar workflow and issue with presentation. I tried the pdfjs extension, as jstultz commented above. It solves the problem in providing a true fullscreen mode. However, it sometimes had lags when rendering slides. This seemed to be on slides with certain images on them - not on slides where I had complicated pgftikz pictures. This is more ...


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I found an answer to my question. It is possible to package a web app as a chrome app that can be added to google chrome on chrome OS. There are existing javascript libraries for PDF generation, one of which is jsPDF (https://github.com/MrRio/jsPDF). An HTML form can be used to take data from the user. A standard format PDF file that includes this ...


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Try Secure Shell, a SSH client provided by Google on the Chrome Web Store. Secure Shell is an xterm-compatible terminal emulator and stand-alone ssh client for Chrome. It uses Native-Client to connect directly to ssh servers without the need for external proxies. This means you can SSH to an external server (just like using Putty), and from there use ...


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TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ is a free screen capture and recording app that works on Chromebooks or in the Chrome browser. You can record your screen and narrate as you go to record quick lessons. You have lot of videos on youtube explaining how to do it.


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SFTP File System Essentially, this allows you to mount a folder on a remote system accessed via SFTP as a drive on your system. There are occasional hiccups when internet connection is spotty, but my experience has been largely positive. Transfers to and fro are quick and easy. Crouton You mentioned running Linux on your Chromebook in your question so ...


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