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Google Chrome OS: New Kid on the Block

It was inevitable that Google would enter the Operating Systems market (although you could say they already have with Google Android). True to form, Google have introduced something that defies convention. They have introduced an Operating System that promises to be all about “speed, security and simplicity”.

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Linux vs. Windows: by a Microsoft Windows user

I am a long time Microsoft Windows (and DOS before that) user. I have never been too interested in Linux. I decided recently to have a go with Linux. I have installed Linux MCE before (http://www.linuxmce.org/), and was very impressed with this Media Center. It was an easy installation, and worked very well, even on the old hardware I was trying it out on.

The PC (Laptop) setup I am using is as follows:

  • Compal FL92 Chassis (15″ Screen)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 2.1 GHz CPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 160GB Hard drive
  • Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT
  • Atheros AR5007EG Wireless Network Adapter
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1

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