Entries Tagged as 'Netbook Operating Systems'

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Eeebuntu 4.0 Beta Brings Linux OS to Netbooks

Eeebuntu is a popular Linux distribution designed for netbooks. Specifically, it’s interface has been optimized for laptops with small screens and it’s been slimmed down for lower powered Intel Atom processors. Today the Eeebuntu team launched the first public beta of Eeebuntu 4.0, which drops the Ubuntu base for Debian Linux. The servers were getting hammered when I tried to download it, but keep trying.

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Jolicloud now in Public Beta – Available for Download

It’s been a year since we first posted that Jolicloud was advancing rapidly, and today Jolicloud is available for download under its new name ‘Jolicloud Express’. Yes, you read that correctly, no more need for an invitation or special permissions, everyone can download and try out the Beta version of Jolicloud now.

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Google Chrome OS to launch within a week.

Google’s Chrome OS, first announced last July, will be launched and available for download within a week. Normally I would dismiss this as a crazy rumour, the likes of which we’ve seen before regarding Google’s Chrome OS, but this time, it has been reported by Michael Arrington of Techcrunch, who traditionally has pretty solid leads and connections with Google insiders.

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

New OSX Snow Leopard update blocks Intel Atom support, kills Hackintoshes

or those of you that have ‘Hackintoshed’ your netbook, don’t upgrade to the latest release of Snow Leopard when it comes out. Stellarolla, a well known OSX authority, and a key contributor to the original hackintosh writes on his blog:

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

The first REAL screenshots from Google Chrome OS

Remember a few days ago when we reported about some Google Chrome OS directories that were accidentally left open by Google? Well, at least a few people were able to grab the code and get it running to give us these screenshots. There isn’t too much here yet except for visuals since not much is working yet in this build. but as predicted, Chrome OS looks to have a very heavy focus on the browser. I mean, don’t we all spend 90% of our computer time in the browser now anyway?

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