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Old 02-24-2011, 10:25 PM   #1
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Why is Andriod or Google Chrome not available in distrowatch.com


I want to try these two distros on my EEEPC!!! Preferably the former...
 
Old 02-24-2011, 10:34 PM   #2
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I'm no expert on this matter but they are probably not completely open source nor licensed under the gpl and not legally available for you to download.
 
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Old 02-24-2011, 10:41 PM   #3
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@Blahblahblah

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/downloa...real-computer/ about half way down the page gives the link to download it for a flashdrive
 
Old 02-24-2011, 10:53 PM   #4
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Thanks for the link tiredofbilkyyaforallican
 
Old 02-25-2011, 01:08 AM   #5
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Thanks for the link tiredofbilkyyaforallican
You are welcome and welcome to the world of Linux.
 
Old 02-25-2011, 05:54 AM   #6
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Chromium OS is open source, but Google Chrome OS is currently not verified as open source. Chromium OS can be compiled from source code and installed, and may one day be on Distrowatch once it reaches a stable release point. Chrome OS itself, however, I don't expect to ever see on Distowatch.
 
Old 02-25-2011, 08:01 AM   #7
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Also, even though Chrom(e|ium) OS and Android are based on the Linux kernel, they aren't at all like Linux desktop distros.
 
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Also, even though Chrom(e|ium) OS and Android are based on the Linux kernel, they aren't at all like Linux desktop distros.

But you are more than welcome into making them into a desktop once you get the source code. But if you aren't experience it won't be easy lol.
 
  


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