Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Nov 2009 20:01 UTC
Google Google has just unveiled its Chrome OS operating system during a press event at the company's headquarters, and it's pretty much exactly what we expected it to be: a streamlined Linux kernel booting straight into the Chrome web browser. The code is available starting today.
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RE[2]: Who cares about boot times
by vivainio on Fri 20th Nov 2009 08:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Who cares about boot times"
vivainio
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2008-12-26

Google will hack it down to the bare minimum as they figure out which parts they can whittle away... X is a convenient starting point for a graphics stack - by not committing their ABI to it they can hack it off at will.


Perhaps we could have the first real use case for Wayland here?

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