Google Plans a PC Operating System
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Thu Jul 9 07:10:51 UTC 2009
> On Wed, 8 Jul 2009, Rajinder Yadav wrote:
> > This is the real kicker about the new google OS, from their blog:
> > "And of course, these apps will run not only on Google Chrome OS,
> > but on any standards-based browser on Windows, Mac and Linux thereby
> > giving developers the largest user base of any platform"
> > So really google OS = linux kernel + browser, nothing innovative
> > about this or even worth talking about. More like chome + linux and
> > they call it an OS =)
> amusingly, i wanted to see the "chromium" browser in action on my
> f11 x86_64 laptop, so i went looking for a fedora rpm. i could find
> it only in i586 form, which would have required installing a buttload
> of i586 rpms for no good reason.
> so i grabbed the source rpm and tried to build it for x86_64 -- epic
> fail, since the spec file architectures are only arm and ix86. in
> short, i can't get a native x86_64 build of that browser. what's up
> with *that*?
You can get a 64 bit Debian package here if that is of any use to you.
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