Chrome OS: Behind the curtain

Behind the curtainSome guys from the german open source magazine heise open analyzed components that are used in Chrome OS. We now know which standard applications are running in the background managing the system. I’m giving you an overview in this article. Continue reading “Chrome OS: Behind the curtain”

Tutorial: How to run Chrome OS in VirtualBox

Chrome OS Login ScreenGoogle has finally released an early version of its new open source operating system Chrome OS. This is a step-by-step guide to running it within Sun VirtualBox, a multi-platform, free virtualization software, making your pleasure all-free! There will be a video version of this how-to as well, so check back for updates. Continue reading “Tutorial: How to run Chrome OS in VirtualBox”

Chrome OS Design Documents

Video: Chrome OS Fast BootThose of you who want to take a closer look at Google Chrome OS should check out the Design Documents, that have been released yesterday. There are some general ones as well as special documents dealing with security, firmware and the platform. There’s pretty much to read though. Please post anything you find important in the comment section of this article (no registration needed).