With the release of Debian 9 “Stretch” my chromebook has transitioned from a Jessiebook to a Stretchbook!
I posted a screenshot tour installing the Debian stable release. I use Debian’s minimal network install image to create a console-only base configuration that can be customized for various tasks and alternate desktops.
Earlier steps taken to setup the Jessiebook still apply with two exceptions. First,
xbacklight is acting up …
xbacklight -dec 10 No outputs have backlight property
I can write to the file directly to increase/decrease the brightness of the display …
cat /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/max_brightness 937 sudo sh -c 'echo 500 > /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness' sudo sh -c 'echo 937 > /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness'
… or use
xrandr --output eDP-1 --brightness 0.5
This is a known issue.
[ Fix! ] Roll-back from
/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-video-intel.conf containing …
Section "Device" Identifier "Intel" Driver "intel" EndSection
Second, the issues with the ath9k driver appear resolved and I leave the wireless alone. No further config tweaks required.