Good day everyone
With the advent of some amazing chromebooks, more and more developers are looking into working on Chrome OS
I mean, who does not want to write code on this baby: https://store.google.com/us/product/pixelbook_go?hl=en-US
Chrome OS comes with access to the underlying Linux
This is either Debian or Gentoo (or the two are related, not an expert)
This has opened the doors for many types of development tools
But where is julia? - The easiest, most efficient, most elegant, most modern language currently needs to be easy to run on a chromebook
Can anyone help?
I cannot even find a current .deb (I did find 1.0 or similar)
I vote that the julia team releases such a binary as well on the webpage :)))
(If it already exists, and I just could not find it, please excuse my thread)
Unfortunately, I don’t have a Chromebook to test, but if you just download the official Linux binaries, you should be able to adapt the steps in this guide quite easily to run it. You would just have to extract it via tar and then run
./bin/julia (you might have to run
chmod +x first).
You can run Julia fine on a Chromebook using the official Linux binaries from https://julialang.org/downloads/ .
They are ridiculously expensive for the amount of oomph they can deliver.
The nice thing about Chromebooks is that they all have identical software, so you don’t need to buy the expensive Google ones. I run Julia and JupyterHub fine on my HP chromebook.
I have the pixelbook and it runs Julia great! I usually just use the generic linux binary, but I’ve also built Julia from source by using prebuilt dependency binaries from https://github.com/skycocker/chromebrew.