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Google's Chromium OS has been ported to Raspberry Pi

Google's Chromium OS has been ported to the $35 Raspberry Pi system

| Operating Systems News | Posted: Jun 21, 2012 9:19 am

Raspberry Pi, the wonder chip for $35 can do wonderful things, but until now it has been a potential rather than a real-world item, until now. Google's Chromium OS has been ported to Raspberry Pi, where a port of the OS has the ability of booting from the $35 device.

 

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The initial port has been completed by 'Chromium OS hacker' Hexxeh, who laid his hands on the Raspberry Pi system in mid-April. Raspberry Pi already has three versions of the Linux OS available to owners and developers to run on it, but now the choice of Google's Chromium OS has opened many more doors to users.

 

A screenshot of Chromium OS booting up on the Raspberry Pi was uploaded yesterday to Liliputing.com, which is a site all about "compact computing". Hexxeh has a history of porting Chromium OS to various machines such as MacBook Air's, and PCs, but in order to get the OS running on your PC, notebook or netbook, you require the right combination of hardware to get it to work. If you want to try out Chromium OS builds, click here.

NEWS SOURCES:Liliputing.com

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