Monday, February 13, 2012

Run Google Chromium OS on Your Notebook

Google’s Chrome OS has been in the limelight for a while now, but many of us have come to assume that the operating system is only available to those using Google’s Chrome books. Samsung and Acer are the two brands selling Chrome books in international markets.
So what do you do in such cases, where an operating system that’s deemed to be free isn’t really available on Google’s site? Well, you download it from a third party developer’s page. In this case, we’ll show you how to download and install a Chromium OS build on a USB drive. It’s quite simple really and it doesn’t take more than five minutes once you have the 240-odd megabyte image downloaded.
What you need
Here’s what you’ll need to get Chromium OS running.
>> Chrome OS image (in this case, Hexxeh’s Chromium OS build )
>> USB Flash drive or hard drive with at least 2GB of space 
     (We recommend using  4GB   Flash drive, at least)
Hexxeh is the person behind the Hexxeh Chromium builds. The site contains a bunch of builds and the Flow build though stable, is a little outdated. The newer builds can be found here.
*Vanilla builds are updated regularly
Remember that the Chromium builds aren’t official stable builds, so there’re bound to be some issues and glitches that you’ll notice. They might offer better compatiblity with your hardware. Find the build you need and download it. The download size of the archives is likely to be between 240 and 327 MB.
The downloadable images are available as .tar.gz files, which can be extracted using a compression tool such as 7zip. The only file within that archive will be a .tar file. Follow the same process and extract that file again. The file you should end up with is a .IMG file.
Writing the image to the flash drive.
Selecting the flash drive on which ChromiumOS will be installed Choose the .IMG file and
click on the Write icon. This process should take a few minutes. Chromium OS will then be installed on your flash drive.

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Once booted, simply login using your Google account and you should be able to install web apps available on the Chrome store and use your own notebook as if it were a Chrome book.

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