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Windows 7: Google Chrome OS Available to Download

20 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Google Chrome OS Available to Download

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Introducing ChromeOS


This is a ChromeOS image converted to VMware .vmdk file.

It was built from instructions provided on the ChromiumOS developers site:
Build Instructions (The Chromium Projects)

Built from sources retreived on 11/19/2009, following the announcement of the opening of the ChromeOS source code.

Shared user password (for sudo, etc is 'chromeos')
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20 Nov 2009   #2

 

Nice, will download and test.
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20 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Just tried it, wasn't too impressed. They still need to WOW me. hehe I did get a chuckle from the task manager in it.

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20 Nov 2009   #4

 

Lol that's in the Chrome (browser) task manager too
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20 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jamesvdm View Post
Lol that's in the Chrome (browser) task manager too
Never noticed
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20 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

ok...so I ended up with a vmdk.bz2 file. How am I supposed to open that in either VMWare or VirtualBox? Am I missing something?
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20 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

1. VMWare only.
2. Create new Virt. Machine
3. Do what you normally do.
4. When you get to it, choose the option to use an existing virtual hard disk, then choose the thing you downloaded.
5. Use a bridge network instead of NAT.
6. Finish up and boot up!
7. Use your Gmail/Google Account to login.

BEWARE: This does access the internet with your gmail account, there is no way to use it without doing so. If you feel uncomfortable with using your gmail account either make a random one and use that or just don't use Google Chrome OS.

Sorry if its a tad vague, half awake, 5:38am, and just uninstalled VMware lol.
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20 Nov 2009   #8

 

What a great way to steal peoples gmail accounts

Beware guys.
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20 Nov 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
What a great way to steal peoples gmail accounts

Beware guys.
Good point, added warning to my post.
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20 Nov 2009   #10

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
What a great way to steal peoples gmail accounts

Beware guys.

Made a fake account, so i have nothing to worry about.

Is VMWare free btw guys? ive never used it before, just the Virtualbox.
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