Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Nov 2007 23:56 UTC, submitted by rx182
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Earlier this week Everex launched the gPC TC2502, which is a sub-USD 200 PC sold at a major US retailer, but what makes this unique is that it runs the gOS. The gOS (GreenOS) is designed to be a conceptual Google Operating System that is based upon Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon. Though this is not the conventional GNOME desktop environment but an Enlightenment E17 desktop is used that is heavily modified and reflects a green Google theme. The gOS provides easy access to Google services such as YouTube, Google Product Search, Google Calendar, and Google Maps. Also a click away are other web services such as Wikipedia and Facebook. This isn't a pure Internet desktop but Xine, Skype, OpenOffice.org, and other applications are available for this Linux LiveCD. We've been trying the gOS out for a while and it's a rather nice slim desktop Linux distribution that would be perfect for Internet cafes and other public places." More screenshots.
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RE[2]: gOS
by rx182 on Sun 4th Nov 2007 03:50 UTC in reply to "RE: gOS"
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Google is in no way involved in the project. The link between Google and gOS is that gOS developers used Google applications as parts of their system. Oh, and this green pc too.

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