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Google Chrome to be released next week

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    Google Chrome OS to be released next week

    source: http://www.crn.com/software/221700092;jsessionid=RAOXA0KBYGPS3QE1GHOSKH4ATMY32JVN

    its not the "full version" but more like a preview.

    I have download links for the beta... let me find them

    I found the link:

    http://sites.google.com/site/chromeoslinux/download <<<< Dead Link

    i thought it was a "official" download, but it wasnt


    Update, get a vmware version of it here:
    http://discuss.gdgt.com/google/chrome-os/general/download-chrome-os-vmware-image/
     
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    ah can't wait to try it
     
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    i wonder how the support will be for chrome?
    would be interesting to try it
     
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    Hmm. SUPER PRIVACY VIOLATIONS FOR EVERYBODY! anyone?
     
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    Google is gonna take over the planet:rockout: I can't wait for beta and like KieranD said I wonder how good the support will be. Considering it's based on linux, will it work well with games?
     
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    games i dont expect much but it better be supported by a lot of the big developers and i wonder how installing is going to be?

    like linux is just starting to get decent support, years ago you would struggle to find a open source or even commercial alternative made for linux or linux compatible

    also wonder how resource usage is

    google are like the Mc Donalds of Internet ROFL!
     
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    I wonder if there will be an option not to use tabs. I use Windows IE for a reason. Windows!
     
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    huh erocker is that an issue for you? can you just not press alt tab and do it the old fashioned way?
     
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    And they couldn't rename it to something other than Chrome, since they already have the Google Chrome web browser?
     
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    Man, I'm fail. I was thinking this was for the release of a post-beta Chrome Web Browser. I skimmed to OP too quickly.:eek:
     
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    ROFL that explains it!
    I was like WTF is he really bothered about tabbing? windows!
    Then you made a windows joke :laugh:
     
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    You could just use Seamonkey that has them and Firefox features and runs just as fast or faster than Google rubbish.

    Oops me to but i trust MS more than a advertising company lolz.
     
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    can't wait.
     
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    im skeptical of its success. everything i supposed to be web apps. instead of installers etc. I just dont see it as a "productivety" OS I mean by the looks of things. really is only use full for web browsing. which imo really isnt that usefull. that can get really annoying.
     
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    It's basically going to be a netbook OS.
     
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    what do you mean? :confused:
     

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