Google pushes a fix for the recently borked Chrome OS 91 update
It has been a rough few weeks for Google and Chrome OS users. July started off with an incremental update that inadvertently crushed the CPUs on a wide range of Chromebooks. Google quickly halted the update but that resulted in the unintended breaking of the Linux container. For most users, this unfortunate situation was easily navigated with a few, simple tricks. While the actual bug behind the issue was never officially reported, Google quickly patched the problem and pushed the fixed version out with relatively little fuss.
Unfortunately, last week brought another minor update brought with it a tiny code error that caused catastrophic headaches for countless users. The culprit was a single line of code in the file that allows Chrome OS to decrypt your login information. One tiny “&” left out of a conditional statement brought down the entire OS for users and the only fix was to revert Chrome OS which results in a full power wash and the loss of any local data saved on the device. For some, that’s not an issue as many of …
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