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Dubious Google Chrome OS available for public beta testing?

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

First seen by SGLNX on JTWorld ( http://jiongtang.com/blog ), it appears that a virtual image of Google’s Chrome OS is available for testing on VMplayer or VirtualBox.

However, on closer inspection, under the disclaimer on the site providing this download, it says

“Chrome OS is not related to Google. Service provided by SUSE Studio”

The dubious download site even stated its current version is 0.4.207. The version number revision is actually the current version for Google Chrome browser.

Some features listed in this non-google Chrome OS are :

To download, follow this link to JTWorld’s blog.

Desktop preview screenshots available on above link at JTWorld.

Though not a real beta image of the actual Google Chrome OS, SGLNX decided to post this article anyway, in anticipation of the real Google Chrome OS.

We wait patiently.