Chrome OS initially did not run any non-net applications, except for the bundled file supervisor and media participant. A certain stage of support for Android purposes was added in later variations. As of 2018, Google added the power to put in any Linux software program in a container, enabling Chrome OS for use like some other Linux distribution. Netbooks that shipped with the operating system, termed Chromebooks, began appearing available on the market in June 2011. Installing, updating and removing software in Linux is typically carried out by way of using package managers such as the Synaptic Package Manager, PackageKit, and Yum Extender. While most major Linux distributions have intensive repositories, often containing tens of hundreds of packages, not all the software program that may run on Linux is out there from the official repositories.
- Linux grew throughout the Nineteen Nineties due to the efforts of hobbyist builders.
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