1) Asks for admin configuration, which need to be set before getting into developer mode.
2) Refer "Wiping the Aopen ChromeBox Commercial device" article to go to developer mode.
3) when the device restarts, press ctrl+d to goto developer mode or spacebar to goto normal mode.
Installing crouton - gives the ability to use linux like commands
To install download crouton from the link https://github.com/dnschneid/crouton or https://goo.gl/fd3zc
Go to downloads folder and run
sudo sh -e crouton -t xfce from shell command. or
To install all the utilities along with crouton, such as keyboard shortcuts,
sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton -t core,xiwi,keyboard,x11,cli-extra,extension
This will take about 15-20 min.
After installation, to use all linux commands such as apt-get, type
Crouton is Chromium OS-centric chroot generator, so need to chroot to have all command access privileges
To install node and npm,
sudo apt-get install nodejs npm
To install git
sudo apt-get install git