9 Dec 2010

Google Chrome OS trial

Google has debuted a beta version of its Chrome operating system. You can download a live CD here, or the torrent file here. The torrent file is the quicker download.

Warning: This is Linux based!

I will be trying this on Punks’ new computer.

Featured software in Chrome OS:

  • GNOME 2.30 desktop environment
  • Google Chrome 9.0.576 web browser Updated!
  • Google Picasa 2.7 photo manager
  • OpenOffice.org 3.2 office suite
  • GIMP 2.6 image editor
  • Flash Player 10.1 plugin
  • Wine Windows emulator 1.2
  • Pidgin 2.6 instant messenger
  • Dashboard in browser New!
  • and much more!

    System requirements of Chrome OS:

    • Processor: Intel Pentium, Xeon or newer; AMD Duron, Athlon, Sempron, Opteron or newer
    • RAM: min. 256 MB
    • Hard disk: min. 1 GB
    • Graphics card: supports most modern graphics cards