Chromebook

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chromebook Mine cost me EUR 300 (+ …). If you are able to switch to it, it solves you a lot of problems. I guess most people would be better of switching to this kind of computer – would you like more explanations? I don’t earn money on this. I do have such a piece… Continue reading Chromebook

my Chromebook and my Samsung SCX-4623 printer: “File is in the wrong format. Check the PPD file and try again.”

That printer is connected USB-wise to my router, a FRITZ!Box. This is how my Macs and Windowses connect to my printer (according to router manufacturer’s instructions): The protocol is JetDirect on port 9100: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JetDirect The manufacturer’s instructions: https://en.avm.de/service/fritzbox/fritzbox-7590/knowledge-base/publication/show/12_Setting-up-a-USB-printer-connected-to-FRITZ-Box-as-a-network-printer/ https://avm.de/service/fritzbox/fritzbox-7590/wissensdatenbank/publication/show/12_USB-Drucker-an-FRITZ-Box-als-Netzwerkdrucker-einrichten/ I tried for a while to connect through fritz.box:9100 and provide a PPD, but the Chromebook’s… Continue reading my Chromebook and my Samsung SCX-4623 printer: “File is in the wrong format. Check the PPD file and try again.”

my first Chromebook: HP Chromebook – 14-db0301ng

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chromebook https://support.hp.com/gb-en/product/HP-Chromebook-14-db0000/23238492/model/29205136 https://www8.hp.com/de/de/laptops/product-details/29205167 It has no backlit keyboard – but the keyboard’s touch / stroke is pleasant. I does not have a touchscreen. But I don’t miss it. I gradually get used to the “look and feel” of the Chromebook resp. Chrome OS: the 2-finger-tipping for getting the context-related menu the shelf – in the… Continue reading my first Chromebook: HP Chromebook – 14-db0301ng

Chromebooks and Microsoft Office

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2010-office_install/chromebooks-and-word/9fd2498f-f9fc-4dc9-a403-05f727f30407 Basically: you can run the Microsoft Office Web Applications using your Chrome browser, as long as you are online as opposed to Google Docs (for Chromebook) there are no offline versions of Microsoft Office Web Applications