Google OS

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by iffy525, Mar 22, 2008.

  1. iffy525
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    http://www.thinkgos.com/

    I remember hearing about this somewhere a while ago but I forgot about it. Anyways I recently came across it again and saw that the beta is out. I was just wondering has anyone tried it? Is it good? From what the site tells me it certainly looks like it will be pretty nice.

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  2. SkH

    SkH GBAtemp Maniac

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    Looking good, it's looks like exactly the Mac...
     
  3. paOol

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    kind of off topic but, i have 2 windows partitions already. 1 with XP, the other with vista.

    if i get VMware Player, would i be able to get on XP, run vmware, and be able to use vista while on XP?
    and gOS as well.
     
  4. Urza

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    Its just Ubuntu repackaged with an emphasis on web apps (and Enlightenment as the default WM). Nothing special.
     
  5. MaHe

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    Not even made by Google. :/
     
  6. Lyuse

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    I tried this and its not that great if you don't have any internet connection most of those Dock items won't work
     
  7. notnarb

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    Nothing special. There are lighter and more feature rich linux distros out there.
     
  8. Xcursion

    Xcursion GBAtemp Regular

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    It's not Google OS. It's called Good OS.
     
  9. Flooded

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    A bit off topic but how can you get your drivers to work with Linux with a fresh install?
     
  10. Urza

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    That depends on your hardware obviously.
     
  11. Flooded

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    So there is not way to install the drivers manually? Or how do you even go about getting them to work?

    I wanted to know in general not for just my computer.
     
  12. matriculated

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    Lots of distros come on live cds that you can download. Just burn them and then boot from the CD. If everything works you can then install to a partition. All 'buntu variants are live cds.