What is Chrome OS operating system? Any special of it?

What is chrome OS?

Chrome OS is a operating system designed by google, which is based on Linux programing. It has many advantage, e.g. simple, fast, clear appearance. In this post, I am going to tell you more about Chrome OS and what is google purpose of designing the new operating system – Chrome OS.

Chrome OS Background

Many people is talking about chrome OS now because Chrome OS is a operating system create by google – a big company create many useful web tools and mobile operating system (Android).

Chrome OS is designed by google, which is target for some little computer like netbook. Google have noticed the Chrome OS in the last year of July. Chrome OS is based by Linux, so the OS is very simple and simple to use, also it is using cloud computing technology by using google chrome web browser. Chrome OS idea is from Chrome web browser, and Chrome OS is supported x86 and ARM processor computer.

In the September of the year 2009, google has opened the Chromium OS for developers doing testing and individual investing for google. Google noticed that Chrome OS just can run on the computer that they think the spec is suitable for it to run on, so the limitation is bigger than others.

Chrome OS Purpose

Chrome OS is using “Nothing but Web” for their OS quote. The target is want to improve the popular way to browse the web for those people who always browse the web. Because many users is being dependent on the use of web. Therefore, the Chrome OS design is designed by using web as the main idea, and make a OS that mainly fit the present need of the web users.

Chrome OS special features is included fast booting speed, user-friendly and simplicity appearance, and have a great system security, those three special features. Also, Chrome OS  is packed with a chrome web browser for letting user has a main controlling panel, provided web browsing, documents processing, email, instant messaging, listening music, and watching YouTube video functions etc.

Google Chrome Features

Chrome OS using simple Web browser as a desktop operating environment, start up only needed 15 seconds and then can connect to the Internet. In each computer boot, the system will perform “verified boot” check, when there are any system problems, that will repair itself, so each boot are the same as using the new machine. Because all programs and files are stored on the Internet, the demand of computer hardware specifications is lower.

In addition, Chrome OS provide complete synchronization function, the user can put the account password, bookmarks and web app, with other computers which using Chrome Web Browser to Sync. Also, Chrome OS using sandbox virtual operation of the model and through eCryptfs encrypted files, dramatically reducing the oppourtunity of being infected the computers secuity.

This function can improve the secuity of Chrome OS.


In conclusion, google Chrome OS is the new idea of the operating system, which may grow the google market. Also, google Chrome OS is simple, fast, and secuity. This may attact more computer users to try this operating system and being get use of it. Google Chrome OS targeting light computer (netbook) market, and use those three advantages to stuggle with windows, mac in the operating system market. Although this OS maybe just too simple, but this OS should be a good start by google. (It is the first time google developing a operating system.)

The Offical Video of Chrome OS

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