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How to set your Acer C720 Chromebook to boot to Ubuntu by default.

  1. Place your closed laptop on a soft surface, upside down.
  2. Use a sharp knife to cut a hole in the warranty sticker (YES THIS WILL VOID THE WARRANTY).
  3. Remove the 13 screws with a small phillips head screwdriver (PH1 size works well). Be careful, the screws are very small and will strip easily if you use the wrong size screwdriver.
  4. Remove the bottom of the laptop by pulling up on it near the hinges. It takes a bit of pressure to remove, but if you lift it from the back (near the hinges) the same way you would open a laptop screen, the hooks won't break (even though they will make a loud snapping sound).
  5. Remove the BIOS write-protect screw. It is labeled as #7 in this image
  6. With the bottom off, turn over the laptop and open the screen.
  7. Plug the laptop in (it must b
mojombo / vwilight.vim
Created January 26, 2011 03:23
vwilight.vim: A TRUE Twilight color theme for Vim
" Vim color file
" Converted from Textmate theme Twilight using Coloration v0.2.5 (
set background=dark
highlight clear
if exists("syntax_on")
syntax reset
mojombo / omg.rb
Created January 6, 2011 05:44 — forked from tenderlove/omg.rb
require 'nokogiri'
doc = Nokogiri.HTML DATA
doc.xpath('//div//text()').map { |x| x.content = x.to_s }
p doc.serialize(:save_with => Nokogiri::XML::Node::SaveOptions::NO_DECLARATION)
mojombo / comments.xml
Created January 2, 2011 01:58
XML Comments Suck
<thing />
I think this is the least horrible way to format XML comment
blocks. Even though it wastes two lines, at least it doesn't
involve tons of indenting or horribly misaligned edges.
<fooblah size="10" count="alot" />
mojombo / config_options.rb
Created December 14, 2010 04:54
config options mini parser thing
# Convert an array of nested key parts into a nested Hash and convert the
# value to a proper Ruby object.
# keyparts - An Array of String parts of the nested Hash. For instance, the
# list ['a', 'b', 'c'] would lead to a nested hash that looks like
# {'a' => {'b' => {'c' => X}}}.
# val - The String value that will be converted into the proper Boolean,
# Integer, or String.
# Returns the nested Hash.
[21:24][tom@lepton:~(master)]$ perl --version
This is perl, v5.10.0 built for darwin-thread-multi-2level
(with 2 registered patches, see perl -V for more detail)
[21:23][tom@lepton:~(master)]$ cat test.pod
=head1 Title
=over 4


1. Item 1
2. Item 2
* Jay's Cheesesteaks (many seitan flavors)
* Ike's Place (tons of amazing veggie sandwiches)
* Toaster Oven (Potbelly's clone)
* Papalote (their house salsa is the best IN THE WORLD)
* El Buen Sabor (my favorite super veggie burrito)
* Taqueria Cancún (classic mission burrito; open till 2am on fri/sat, 1am other days, I think)