Although Chromebooks and Chromeboxes are relatively limited compared to traditional desktop platforms, the devices always had a bit of workaround. Using the Chrome Remote Desktop app, you can tap into a Mac, Windows or Linux computer that has Chrome installed, giving you full access to files and apps. Now, one of the more often requested features is available to Chrome Remote Desktop: Remotely accessing one Chrome OS device from a computer that has Chrome installed.
Google’s François Beaufort notes that the feature is currently only available if your Chrome OS computer is on the Developer channel; it hasn’t yet officially progressed to either the Beta or Stable channels of Chrome OS. Unlike other experimental features, there’s no need to enable a setting or flip a switch for remote access to work.
At first glance, it may sound like the new feature is unnecessary: Why would you want to remotely…
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