gOS Linux tested - should MS be afraid?

Posted on Sunday, Nov 25 2007 @ 04:15 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
ExtremeTech takes a look at the gOS Linux distribution:
gOS was made by Everex, a mid-range PC vendor. It's based on Ubuntu Linux 7.10 and runs the Enlightenment E17 interface instead of KDE or Gnome. Despite not being created by Google, the focus of gOS is Google's online applications such GMail, Google News, Google Maps, Google Calendar, YouTube, etc. It's a neat concept for a Linux distribution, but how practical is it? We'll find out in this review.
Check it out over here. The reviewer gives the operating system a 7/10 and says it's worth checking out.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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