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Google CR-48 laptop gets the Ubuntu treatment

Dual boot with Chrome OS for full niche OS fun!

Don Lynn | Dec 14, 2010 at 8:09 pm CST (0 mins, 29 secs time to read)

I'm sure most of you figured that Google's CR-48 laptop wouldn't be around long before the Chrome OS was kicked aside for something different. It looks like Linux fans are the first to see their OS on the CR-48.

Google CR-48 laptop gets the Ubuntu treatment |

The developer switch hidden inside the laptop opens up the laptop for Ubuntu installation, although the developers were nice enough to let the Chrome OS hang around for dual boot fun. The handy walkthrough guide to getting Ubuntu on the CR-48 is here; check out the short demo video after the break.

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