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Default 03-27-2012, 04:56 AM

It's just a guess, but since you're running from the USB, the power settings might be powering down the USB when on battery and not waking up?

Password requirement is not a Chromium OS issue, but a google account/mail issue... In theory (although I think there's a Linux underlying OS), there's no local OS to log into, so the login password is a requirement of the google account which you're logging into after boot up.

The file manager is opening up after every logon because it's seeing your SSD c: drive. This will also happen if you install to the SSD and have an SDHC memory card in the slot. It happens to me.

If you remove the SSD, and boot from the USB with Chromium OS, the file manager should stop opening after logon.

A lot of fun running Chromium OS on the Dell Mini 9, but I'm now running Linux Mint 12 on my own Mini 9. Linux Mint 12 is more fun A lot more capable of other stuff (watching .avi movies, opening up other software, running gnome workspaces, etc.).

It's quite surprising how capable the Mini 9 is. It only needs the right software. I ran many Chrome tabs on 1 workspace (even a video stream on one of the tabs), System monitor in another workspace, Libre office on another workspace, and terminal on another workspace. Memory usage on the Linux Mint system monitor shows 750MB, although "both" CPU's show up 100% utilization. Cairo Dock was active... The only caveat is that Linux Mint 12 has a problem with the built-in broadcom wifi card, but my particular Mini 9 has an atheros wifi which I changed a while back.

Originally Posted by nick_sub View Post
....Mine is a standard Mini 9 with 8GB SSD and I'm running Chromium off a tint 8GB usb drive.
One other thing, is it possible to get Chromium to automatically log in so I don't have to type my password every time I power on? Thanks.

my notebook: dell inspiron 11z - 11.6" display | intel core i3 330um | 6gb ddr3 ram | 80gb Intel ssd | Linux Mint 12 OS - Cinnamon 1.4 [Virtual Machine - WinXP SP3]
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