Chromium OS on Raspberry Pi 4 Installation and Working

In this segment, we are going to show you how toInstall Chromium OS on Raspberry Pi 4″

What is Chromium OS?

Chromium OS is a free and open-source operating system designed for running web applications and browsing the World Wide Web. It is the development version of Chrome OS, a Linux distribution made by Google. Like Chrome OS, Chromium OS is based on the Linux kernel, but its principal user interface is the Chromium web browser rather than the Google Chrome browser. Chromium also includes the Portage package manager, which was originally developed for Gentoo Linux. Because Chromium OS and Chrome OS use a web browser engine for the user interface, they are oriented toward web applications rather than desktop applications or mobile apps. Google first published the Chromium OS source code in late 2009.

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Note: This release is of a test build, which is by design very insecure (for any production environment), as quoted from Viper: “You must never log in to them with the credentials you care about. It will automatically start ssh with root access via well-known credentials.”

Software Required :

Equipment Required Optional
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SD_Card SD Card HDD External HDD
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Charger Power Adapter    
Raspberry Pi Keyboard    
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Chromium OS Installation :

  • Now, Boot the Raspberry Pi with this SD Card, Follow the On-Screen Instructions to configure Chromium OS.

In conclusion

  • You are ready to use Chromium OS on Raspberry Pi 4.
  • If you have any suggestions regarding this article please mention in the comment section down below.
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11 months ago

Post installation of chromium OS on raspberry pi 4 everything works fine except sound.
No sound either over hdmi or aux cable, please help.


10 months ago

Hi, how can i edit the config.txt for HDMI settings. My monitor is blank.

9 months ago

Thanks for the post about installing the Chromium OS on the raspberry Pi 4, I downloaded the image yesterday and it all worked well (even the sound). I have seen other posts about running Linux applications on Chromium and was hoping to experiment.



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3 months ago


I loved the tutorial! I just installed Chromium for Pi4 yesterday but when I went to use it, my drive is only showing 2 GB out of the 32 on the SD card. Is there way to expand the partition so I can have more usable space?

3 months ago

i have download image for raspberry pi4, not working, because stopped at screen with logo “chromium”. Whats is the problem?

Reply to  Harish Kumar
25 days ago

I have the same problem with several different SD-Card’s.
Could there bi another reason?

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