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Various bits of news about operating systems

Are these the first images of Google Chrome OS?

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downloadsquad.com: Google wasn't especially generous with the specifics when it came to Chrome OS in their original announcement. Looking for something a bit more tangible? We just might have it for you.

eyeOS Takes the Operating System Into the Cloud

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ostatic.com/blog: eyeOS is an open source cloud computing operating system that easily installs on a Web server and is designed for personal or collaborative use. It's a great option for schools, small businesses, and public Internet access.

The Pointlessness of Google’s Chrome OS

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  • The Pointlessness of Google’s Chrome OS

  • Google Chrome OS: Desktop Linux's Last Chance

Google promises 'the end of viruses'

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techradar.com: Google's Engineering Director has promised that its forthcoming Chrome OS will see 'the end of malware'.

Bill Gates: Chrome OS looks a lot like Linux

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  • Google’s Chrome OS looks a lot like a familiar Linux: Bill Gates

  • Will Linux Shine as Google Chrome OS?
  • With Chrome OS, Google Is Doing What Other Vendors Should Have
  • Dell on Dell on Google's Chrome OS and More

Android Live CD: Not Quite There Yet

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igneousquill.net: Yesterday I learned that a live CD version of Android was available for download. I've been curious about this OS and have tried out several Linux live CDs of other distros, so I thought I'd give this one a look.

News Of Solaris's Death Is Greatly Exaggerated

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informationweek.com: Sun's got a long, hard road ahead of it as a new sibling in the Oracle family, but I'm not inclined to believe the recent doomsaying that Solaris, or OpenSolaris, is about to be kicked out of the house. If that happens, it won't be for years yet, if at all.

Is Oracle getting ready to kill OpenSolaris?

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blogs.computerworld.com: So, what does a Linux company like Oracle wants to do with its newly purchased Sun's open-source operating system, OpenSolaris? The answer appears to be: "Nothing."

Why Chrome OS will turn Linux into a desktop winner

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  • Why Google Chrome OS will turn GNU/Linux into a desktop winner

  • The history and future of Chrome OS
  • Taking the 'PC' out of the Chrome OS equation
  • Google Chrome OS, An Attack on Linux?
  • Google OS invading Microsoft’s space for a change
  • Ubuntu Voltron vs Google Chrome OS
  • Chrome OS as I Imagine It

Free Operating Systems That Aren't Linux

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informationweek.com: We look beyond the traditional open source OS of choice to other free options such BSD, OpenSolaris, HaikuOS, ReactOS, and PureDarwin.

PC makers less upbeat about Chrome OS

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  • PC makers less upbeat than Google about Chrome OS

  • Schmidt: Chrome OS will run other browsers
  • Intel backing Google OS
  • Google and Intel secretly worked on Chrome OS
  • How Chrome OS Will Help Ubuntu
  • Putting What We Know About Chrome OS Into Context

Android vs. webOS

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ghacks.net: So far we’ve heard quite a bit of comparisons between the webOS platform and OSX (for the iPhone), as well as Android vs. OSX. But so far, comparisons between both Android and webOS have been nonexistent.

5 reasons the Google Chrome OS is a f*#$ing bad idea

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  • 5 reasons the Google Chrome OS is a f*#$ing bad idea

  • Are these Google Chrome OS screenshots?
  • Google Chrome OS partners announced
  • The necessity of a Google Linux operating system
  • Linux Distros and Google Chrome: Friend or Foe?
  • Rumors abound that Microsoft is launching an online version of Office
  • Google's Chrome OS might well fail
  • Chrome OS: What Is Google's Goal?
  • And Now Google Wants My Netbook Too
  • Hardware Partners Rally Behind Chrome OS, But Not Intel
  • Google Chrome - one day on...
  • Will ChromeOS make Google more loved or hated in open source world?
  • Google's OS could cause trouble for Apple
  • Can Google Chrome OS Eventually Integrate into the Enterprise?
  • Go Google Chrome OS! Just don't go too fast, too far
  • Google Chrome OS: Five Pros And Five Cons
  • Are Google & Microsoft Switching Roles?
  • Linux Reaction Mixed to Google's New Chrome OS
  • Chrome OS is Worse, That’s the Point
  • Google: The World's Most Successful Failure?

  • OS Wars (Part III):Sibling Rivalry between Chrome and Ubuntu

  • Podcast: The Chrome OS advantage over Linux
  • Microsoft hands the victory to Chrome OS
  • What is Google’s Goal with its Chrome OS?

11 Undocumented Features Of Google Chrome OS

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Humor

woot.com: 1. Your family photos are accompanied by text ads for skin care and diet plans.

3. Every month, the hard drive is automatically defragged and investigated for anti-trust violations.

Sun's OpenSolaris Review

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eweekeurope.co.uk: With the new Crossbow network virtualisation system and VirtualBox supported, OpenSolaris wets appetites for upcoming Solaris features.

New OS, Tmax Window screenshots released

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cnet.com/blogs: TmaxCore released few screenshots of Tmax Window and their web browser "Scoutor" and Tmax Office. After screenshots released, TmaxCore get faced strong complaints but local netizens who finds errors from images because, this image definitely edited by photoshop.

Moblin: a First Look at Intel's Open-Source OS

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pcworld.com: Moblin is an Intel-created open-source operating system for netbooks and, specifically, the kind of people who use them.

ReactOS 0.3.9 Review and Screenshot Tour

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internetling.com: 10 years is a long time and although they failed to deliver version 1.0 in this time, by working closely with the WINE project, they managed to put together a working development version. So let’s see what version 0.3.9 has in store for us, shall we?

15 years of FreeDOS

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h-online.com: Originally released on the 28th of June 1994, FreeDOS is now 15 years old. FreeDOS is a free open source DOS clone. The current release, version 1.0, was released in early September of 2006 and is licensed under GPL.

OpenSolaris: No Standing Still On A Moving Train

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informationweek.com/blog: Yesterday I sat down on the phone with Larry Wake -- official title: Group Manager, Solaris Strategic Marketing -- to chat about OpenSolaris. I ended up with an answer to an unexpected question:

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