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Chromium OS

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Chomium is an open-source project that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web.

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Chromium OS review by Jenn C.
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"almost as good as chrome"

What do you like best?

At my work, Google Chrome browser is not usable on our computer systems. Therefore, we had Chromium installed as a replacement. I like that I have most of the functionality of the Chrome browser, although with some limitations.

What do you dislike?

It doesn't look as sleep as Chrome, and lacks the Google connectivity that you get with Chrome as well. We can't play flash, but that may be a limitation of our system setup and not the browser itself. It does crash occasionally, requiring me to kill certain tabs. Although I prefer the look and functionality of Chromium/Chrome over Firefox, there are some pages/plugins that work with more stability on Firefox and don't always have support on Chromium, so I still am required to use at least 2 different browsers.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is a good alternative, just be prepared to deal with the lack of Google connectivity, and also Chromium does not support all of the apps and plugins/addons that you get with Google Chrome.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We have Chromium as an a stand in for Chrome, which is not supported on our operating system anymore.

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Chromium OS review by Giridhur S.
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"Fast, lightweight, internet oriented"

What do you like best?

The whole OS is centered on Chrome, or chromium the open source version of chrome in this case.

Since there's so much emphasis on the always connected aspect of it, this makes it easier to work with Google Docs and other google services easily.

Web browsing is fast and fluid, and I installed it on my SSD, and well, it could handle 100 open tabs at a time without slowing down.

What do you dislike?

This OS heavily relies on the Internet for almost everything, so your laptop will just be an expensive paperweight when you are out of range of WiFi or a cellular network.

This OS is also underpowered, since all applications that you see are "Chrome Apps" which are built on layers and layers of HTML and JS. If you want this to run demanding applications, such as 3D games and such, you might be mistaken.

Recommendations to others considering the product

if you want to deploy web based applications on a large number of computers, without going through painful full operating systems installs, you should try Chromium OS, it just takes around 10 minutes per PC to set up.

And it 's open source, most bugs are addressed quite quickly

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I was testing chromium OS to implement certain web based apps, which provide an online discussion platform for children. I chose chromium owing to the minimal set up involved, and I was able to successfully deploy a prototype on 20 computers.

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Chromium OS review by Naveen G.
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"Simple but powerfull"

What do you like best?

It has much similarities with Chrome, but it is an open source web OS, which has simple look, more secure.

Its installation takes very less time for all the OS's I have used and booting is super fast. Also it makes cloud storage so simple, and has lots of extensions. It provides access to all your google accounts, and syncs your data to cloud which is more safer to store. Support is better like other open source OS's.

What do you dislike?

Non availability of apps, cannot use it offline always need to be online, high memory usage, has lot of problem with network drivers hence disconnects frequently especially with Wifi.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you spend lot of time browsing into internet than give a try to chromium OS, it improves your browsing experience.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am using Chromium OS in Vmware workstation for browsing, since it looks better and gives a feel for browsing. I didnt realize any professional benefits.

Chromium OS review by Manoj G.
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"Web experience to next level"

What do you like best?

Simple and best user interface, gives best browsing experience. It's easy to install and boots very fast. Using it is not difficult for the ones who are familiar with Chrome browser. Has good support and lots of extensions.

No need of internet security since it is more secure compared to browsers, this OS syncs all the apps linked to your google account so it is like an android mobile inside your computer.

What do you dislike?

At first I was too impressed with cloud storage, but due to its connectivity issues I am feeling irritated. Since it is a new OS it doesn't have lots of apps, support team should come up with a way to make Android apps fit into it. Also, there are lots of fields which need improvement.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Give it a try and for sure you will love it, the best web based OS one can ever come across.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Internet is the one source from which you get viruses and other malware to your system, by browsing in chromium OS which has high security features, I stopped buying internet security. So it is more economical.

Chromium OS review by Shiva S.
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"Chromium OS : A Review"

What do you like best?

- Thin Client, Open Source, Linux Kernel based and uses Chromium browser and primarily supports web applications.

- Able to install Chromium OS on any system with ARM processor installed.

- Besides the file manager and the Chrome browser the applications that were able to run on Chrome OS are web based. If you spend most of your time working for your browser then Chrome OS is just for you.

- Low hardware requirement and also efficient use of system resources.

- Chrome OS is famous for its speed and simplicity by taking few seconds to boot up.

- With a Chrome OS there comes a in-built products such as Google Drive, Docs, media player, and chrome shell and many others that are integrated and access by command-line interfaces.

- Since it work over Linux kernel, Chrome OS comes as a malware unaffected product.

- When there is a new version of OS is available, It automatically update in a background without affecting the interface.

- Security features like Verified boot, system calling filtering, rollback protection add up to exciting inbuilt features of Chrome OS.

What do you dislike?

- Chrome OS is not a right choice if we are dependent on desktop based applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft products.

- Since all the actions runs inside the browser, Chrome OS lacks in terms of feature rich functionality.

- Use of Google products is compulsory which will limit us by experiencing the other similar products with more features and advantages.

- It can't run proprietary, non-web based products and few other software require internet connection.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Chromium OS with additional Google products and services built-in, such as automatic security updates and web apps like Docs, Gmail , Media player and developed over Linux Kernel, It is best for Linux Users and Users with novice knowledge about Linux. With all these pros and cons, Google products are always good with their quality.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

- Being a open source developer, I started using chrome OS to contribute and improve my insights. Now, It has became my default OS for all my internship work and course projects.

- Benefits: Open Source, Manual update of OS, immune to malware and threats, optimized running time and performance, best for beginners, developed over Linux kernel.

Chromium OS review by Siddartha l.
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"Chromium OS - Linux distribution with web os"

What do you like best?

Best web optimized OS where wll features of a normal web browser are accessable with great extent. Boot speed is around 3 sec which is fastest according to my experience compared to other OS's. Cloud connection is permenent all time which does not make the data in the system to loose. Syncing data and accessing to google accounts is the plus point which many google users prefer. Installation is damn fast compared to other OS's.

What do you dislike?

Tends to be focused manily on web interface for which gamers are not focused into the operatin system as we cannot find much of them here. Windows applications will not work here which is one of the major disadvantage. Not much apps and extensions available here which is limiting the user to a particular constraint.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Any open source developers with new way to contribute other than Mozialla or duck duck go etc... can go ahead with this. And any users system with toooo slow boot speed can switch to this as well.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As a computer science programmer i started my contribution to open source projects which was found very intresting. As chromium OS is a linux distribution open source project i was able to edit and make changes in it with which i learnt the architecture and complete the work with an easier way.

Chromium OS review by Siddrameshwar K.
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"Open source Web OS."

What do you like best?

Chrome OS is based on Linux and is open source. It is easy to install and user friendly. Booting speed of the OS is very fast. This is very simple OS and children who wants to learn computer can use this. It is easy to work on Chrome OS if you are already familiar with google chrome. Since Chrome OS runs web apps, it requires low hardware requirements. The OS automatically updates for you, performs system self-checks at startup. Since data is being stored in cloud and it is perfectly secured you will never lose the data. online forums are helpful in case you have any problems. If you use gmail or android phone or other google products then you can sync your data with this OS.

What do you dislike?

You can't install proprietary desktop software such as Microsoft Word or Adobe Photoshop on Chrome OS because they are not web applications. You have pay for most of the games. The OS in not matured enough to meet levels of Mozilla firefox. There are no innovative features that are unique only to Chrome OS. Since most of the data is stored in the cloud some apps can not opened without being online.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is very easy to use and has built in security against all kinds of malware which keeps itself updated always. It is open source and you can learn so many things contributing towards it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I like coding and as part of a college project we had to contribute to open source. We had adjusted the OS to suit our project requirements.

Chromium OS review by Harish S.
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"Great open source web OS"

What do you like best?

Chromium Web Operating System is free open source. It is really great software with many features. It is faster OS and takes very less booting time. The new feature like syncing data of google account with cloud is great. We can store data offline without loosing it. There many extension available which are not supported in other browsers. Chromium is more secured.

What do you dislike?

Chromium OS takes more memory as compared to other. Many windows applications won't works in this OS. Not much extensions and app are not available. Many windows applications like Photoshop, Microsoft word etc. won't works here. Stored data can't be accessed in offline.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is best growing operating system. Still some improvement is to be done. You can try this OS, it is really cool.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Few months back i just shifted to chromium OS. It is providing a great support for me. More secured and cool Operating system.

Chromium OS review by Thejas S.
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"Good opensource OS"

What do you like best?

Installation is very simple , it took less then 20 minutes for installation and it boots up very quickly.Simple and best user interface, gives best browsing experience. It has all the features supported by chrome and is an open source project.

What do you dislike?

It consumes more memory and it doesn't support some of the java-scripts. And moreover it doesn't give much control for the administrator. Not enough apps for this OS.

Recommendations to others considering the product

if you are looking for a simple , fast and secure OS then use Chromium OS. If you wanna learn about how OS are built then use this and even you can make changes as you required as it is open source.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As a part of my project , i started using Chromium OS , as it is open source i was able to edit it and made changes as required for my project. Not only as a programmer but even as a user one can use Chromium OS as its fast and very simple.

Chromium OS review by Munendra S.
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"The Next Generation OS"

What do you like best?

Chromium OS can be termed as Next generation OS. Its base for chrome and is an open source project. It has easy sync options for all accounts. It takes less time to boot-up and has less hardware requirement. Chrome OS is specifically optimized for web with less bandwidth requirements. Many extension are available and project is well maintained. In short, Chromium is an open source project that aims to build a safer, simpler yet faster and more stable way for all Internet users to experience web.

What do you dislike?

Chrome OS needs improvement in regard to using it offline. Chrome OS has higher memory requirement than any other browser. Needs lot of fine-tuning. Administrative privileges have been cut-down.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Chrome OS has restricted administrative privileges hence, better suited for Linux beginners. Extension are easily available some of which are not available for Chrome. From General user perspective, It increases your productivity. If you are offline most of the time, do avoid using this else, try this out.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Currently using Chrome OS by default. Chrome is best suited if user interested in tasks only.

Benefits:

Optimized web browsing and Sync of all accounts

Easily bootable OS

Just like Linux distribution, Almost virus-free

Low hardware Requirements and Open community Support

Chromium OS review by Likhit K.
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"Chromium OS - Thinking about the future"

What do you like best?

Chromium which has much similarities with the chrome.Clean and neat interface which handles the problem of finding the basic accessible features within no time.Its boot up time and advanced security features handles all kind of malware s and threats. Easy installation which takes just few minutes. Some special extensions which are only available for Chromium.

What do you dislike?

As storage based on cloud it is simple to handle, the problem arises when you want to work offline. It offers you very less functionality while working offline as compared to that of working on-line as the information/data required is not available.

Some application are also not available.

Recommendations to others considering the product

As it a open source many people have contributed to it.

We will get to see lot of application are present to suite your requirement.

We need to work with similar kind of product to get to know the difference between the these projects for example the same product is available by Firefox also.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Being in IT field. We need to contribute to the open source projects. Working with chromium we are able to modify and use it to match the requirements.

Chromium OS review by Kiran K.
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"A powerful web OS "

What do you like best?

One of the best and simple web tool to use. It is easy to install which takes few minutes. The startup time times very less time and is more secure. The cloud storage helps in not using extra hardware and it is more safer. Provides lots of extensions like music, play, drive etc.

What do you dislike?

Lots of ads pop ups frequently. Not better for offline storage. Sometimes it takes lots of storage as compared to others. Few apps are available and also they take more time to install.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Everybody can try it once, It is open source so you can change and customize it. It provides best feature and even you can contribute to open source. You can compare it with other tools to get to know its features. You can enjoy lots of apps which are available in app store.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Since it is open source I used it for development purposes. I am using chromium os in my system for daily purpose. Some times i even switches from chrome to others where chromium fails to give required feature.

Chromium OS review by Abhi A.
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"Chromium- A powerful opensource web OS!"

What do you like best?

The startup time of Chromium OS is very fast. It has all the features supported by chrome and is an open source project. It also integrates easily with all the google accounts. We can install many extensions in Chromium OS which are not permitted in Chrome. For instance: Flash video downloader exists for chromium however not for chrome.

What do you dislike?

Chromium consumes more memory when compared to firefox which is also open source web OS. Firefox supports javascript better. The control for the administrator is much better in firefox. Chromium OS is not so supportive for offline usage. It has a slow performance when more tabs are opened.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are a user, I prefer chromium more than chrome. Google chrome is just a stable release of Chromium OS with added support from google like crash reporting. If you don't wish to depend on Google, you can customize your own Chromium browser.

But if you wish to contribute for open source project, then go for firefox.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I, as a developer, have tried and used Chromium OS for open source development. But I find contributing for firefox is much more worth than Chromium. Even firefox supports most of the features that are supported by Chromium.

Chromium OS review by Sarneet C.
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"A progressive OS for today's netizens"

What do you like best?

If you are someone who lives on the internet, has Google as their m=best mate, Chromium OS is the right choice for you. Why buy a 1000$ "Premium" laptop for surfing internet only? Chromium OS is super lightweight and thus laptops shipping with ChromeOS (chromebooks) are cheap as hell. It is easy to use, install and keeps you connected to your favorite apps. The chrome store has many apps to suit your needs. It is much more secure than traditional chrome browser. And best of all is, its Open Source. Google services are very well integrated.

What do you dislike?

Chrome OS is heavily dependent on chrome store apps which IMO are not just enough. There are a lot of spam apps and extensions that destroy the experience. Although some apps like evernote, Pixlr etc are very well implemented. developer tools are provided by Google but lack documentation. It requires a 24x7 internet connection to function.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are someone who lives off the internet and all you gotta do is surf, then chrome OS is definitely for you. Google apps are well integrated. Cloud Storage is your best friend.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The experience of surfing is much better here due to awesome integration of google apps and services. Some apps like evernote are great to use.

Chromium OS review by 亚东 .
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"Powerful, simple , secure Web OS"

What do you like best?

Used just like Chrome Web Browser. Fast, simple to use.

The Chromium OS installed takes less than 10 minutes, and boot to OS cost less than 10 seconds.

Chrome OS browser continues the Chrome security. Secondly, Chrome OS for remote hacking and theft of the equipment have carried out security. Finally, as the data is in the cloud OS, even if the device does not accidentally fall into the water or is on fire, there will be no danger of data loss.

Chrome OS is fully optimized for the Web: because the whole system is a browser, so all firmware, background and foreground are optimized for browsing the Web and Web applications do. Also, for Web applications, many related to the calculation of the parts are in the server / cloud conduct, the terminal device only needs to be rendered graphics, so computing resources can be fully utilized.

What do you dislike?

No enough apps for user to use. Gap with other operating systems is still very great, the need for further improvement.

Network connection speed belongs to uncontrollable factors, since the Wi-Fi unstable, often see App icon becomes a "This web page is not available".

Recommendations to others considering the product

Could have a try on this product. It makes you feel like using Chrome Web Browser.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Tried for interesting. Feels like using Chrome Web Browser.

Chromium OS review by User in Facilities Services
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"Chromium is excellent!"

What do you like best?

Chromium makes files accessable on any computer. But it is secure. I love to use it to work anywhere for work or to access files from any computer. It's been long overdue. No longer do you have to wait to return to your desktop computer to finish work. I enjoy this software immensely.

What do you dislike?

I don't dislike anything on this software, to my knowledge. Still testing it out, but it has worked well in the past years...and I presume this will do just as well.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would download this for easier access to files from other devices, and it is secure. So you will never lose your data anymore.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It makes files accessable from anywhere. I love the Cloud! It's made my experience with working and accessing my files for different needs be it business or art much easier to access from other computers or from my laptop or phone. It allows me to connect files easily...and secured.

Chromium OS review by Cherise B.
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"Very great way to use cloud-based, web-browsing computer"

What do you like best?

I love how lightweight this computer is, and how I can use Google Drive for everything. This computer being primarily web- and cloud-based helps make work easier when I have a lot of demand on my web browser, with multiple tabs and accounts open.

What do you dislike?

It would be nice if I could have all these above features, plus a hard drive so I could download and run a handful of programs

Recommendations to others considering the product

Absolutely perfect for web- and cloud-based work. May want to consider a Mac or Windows if you need to download programs.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Lightweight, easy-to-use computer that runs web extremely well

Chromium OS review by User in Retail
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"Chromium OS Review"

What do you like best?

I love the fact that the operating system is full integrated with the Google Apps and the fast boot time is excellent as well, makes it a solid choice for someone on the move!

What do you dislike?

I dislike the fact that I need to be connected to be connected to the internet in order to make the most of the operating system but i do understand that connection to the Google Apps online is the point of the OS

Recommendations to others considering the product

Make sure you are fully comfortable with using Google Apps

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

When I travel and meet clients in the field have a fast machine/OS is great to send quick emails or check spreadsheets

Chromium OS review by Sunil W.
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"Lightweight. Ideal for resource-slim envronments."

What do you like best?

As long as you don't need heavier applications, Chromium Os is great for what it does. It tends not to crash!

What do you dislike?

Personally I find the branding a little

Recommendations to others considering the product

Consider the development team: ChromeOs is supported by Google. This makes evaluating Chrome a no-brainer.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Using for a lightweight interface to hardware that has light resources.

The business result may not be measurable: but I experience less frustration while doing office-oriented tasks on a lightweight notebook.

Chromium OS review by User in Accounting
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"Surprisingly good"

What do you like best?

I've been testing chromium on a test machine for the past month and I am surprised at how fast and responsive it is. Not dragged down by bloatware.

What do you dislike?

If your used to windows or OS X it will be harder to wrap your head around. A lot of applications built for Windows don't work (for obvious reasons)

Recommendations to others considering the product

Consider this platform to run your basic applications, Windows type apps can be run as a VM. Really fast and solid.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We moved to google a year ago and are playing with the idea of fully googleising ourselves.

Chromium OS review by Administrator in Computer & Network Security
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"Great Web Application for surfing the web"

What do you like best?

Open Source that is quite comparable to Google chrome.

What do you dislike?

Can be slow at sometimes, not the fastest web browser.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Companies with a lot of employees that aren't looking to spend a lot of computer hardware, just spin up some raspberry pi's and download chromium. Cheap and simple fix.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use Chromium on Raspberry Pi's for displaying Sales Dashboards. Really easy for me to boot up a raspberry pi into chromium, and then have it display the dashboard I need.

Chromium OS review by User in Hospital & Health Care
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"My use of Chromium OS"

What do you like best?

It's ease of use and that it is free. It is optimized for internet usage and that it comes with it's own file manage.

What do you dislike?

It's minimal and only useful for the web. Non web applications are non existent which can make it tough to use as primary OS.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I did not have any business problems that Chromium OS was able to help with.

Chromium OS review by User in Marketing and Advertising
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"The future of computing"

What do you like best?

I've been living in the cloud for five years now. But it wasn't until I started using Chromium with Google Chromebook in 2012 that my cloud productivity took off.

What do you dislike?

Better offline storage and usage would be great.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Using cloud based OS applications is the future and starting with Chromium is the easiest way to learn.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I started and currently run my entire social media agency with Chromium and Google Chromebook.

Chromium OS review by graciela a.
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"Great program to use in Linux"

What do you like best?

Like Chrome, but open source and better privacy settings.

What do you dislike?

Somehow, it installs without your permition in Windows. I hate that.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Netsurfing

Chromium OS review by Shakara W.
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"Chromium OS RFeview"

What do you like best?

I did not like the system at all. I'm not sure if it was my computer but the system moved very slow.

What do you dislike?

Speed of the system was not good. I'm not sure if it was my computer but the system lagged very badly. It always froze when ever I tried to use it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

N/A

Chromium OS review by Administrator in Retail
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"Chromium OS"

What do you like best?

It is a great operating system for netbooks. Keeps things running fast!

What do you dislike?

Lack of compatibility. I can't install many of my favorite Windows apps - if there is not a webapp, you are out of luck.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Quick load time if you have a fast internet connection. There are some offline apps too.

Chromium OS review by User in Hospital & Health Care
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"Quick and easy OS"

What do you like best?

Chromium OS is powerful, polished, and easy to use. They've taken the best parts of an operating system for casual users and put a powerful chrome on top.

What do you dislike?

Very occasionally I might need to use software not available on this OS.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This OS is lightweight and easy to use, perfect for getting work done on the go or at home.

Chromium OS review by User in Internet
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"Really good and promising operating system based on Linux"

What do you like best?

Really nice, simple and clean UI and Linux based

What do you dislike?

Too complex to setup and furthermore is missing a lot of basic software, you can't just do anything with chrome.

Recommendations to others considering the product

You must run it on a Chromebook...

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It was just a testing to check if Chromium OS was valuable

Chromium OS review by Isaac Z.
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"Chromium OS: Surf the Internet"

What do you like best?

1. ARM supporting.

2. Boot quickly.

3. Built-in Google Docs

What do you dislike?

1. The internet is The necessary.

2. Poor third software.

Recommendations to others considering the product

1. Boot quickly.

2. Ease to use.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

1. Surf the Internet: Twitter, Facebook.

2. Work: Google Drivers.

Chromium OS review by User
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"Powerful Opensource OS"

What do you like best?

-Quick startup time

-Simple to use, easy to install

-Great integration with Google acounts

What do you dislike?

Incompatible with a lot of software that is easily available on Windows

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As a developer, it's great for open source development

Chromium OS review by User in Computer Hardware
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"still in its infancy"

What do you like best?

As a google android user, i like the seemless integration it provides into the google network as a whole: googleDrive, Play, Music etc.

Helps reduce hardware costs by offering cloud storage instead of physical HDD. Ideal for budget conscience users.

What do you dislike?

requires continuous online connectivity to function where the primary storage system is based (googleDrive). OS relatively new so not widely used, or offered to users with a phsyical hdd.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Very new OS and developed after the growing popularity of google chrome. They rely on applications to function (like those seen on the Chrome web browser). Currently only available to laptops made for chromium, so can not be installed manually; the reasoning is that chromium is designed for low-cost laptops which eliminate the need for a harddrive and therefore offer googledrive storage. Perfect for student users and home users but still in its infancy.

Chromium is the next step for Google, providing an alternaive OS to MS or Apple. Give it time to mature and im sure it will have a loyal following!

Chromium OS review by User in Information Technology and Services
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"Great for power Google users"

What do you like best?

Chromium is a great OS for power Google users. Very affordable and includes 100GB of Google Drive storage for free (2 years). Viruses and malware are virtually non-existent. Very basic smooth interface as long as you aren't running many tabs.

What do you dislike?

No real advantages to users not tightly integrated with Google services. Slows down when using more tabs. Basically pointless OS without internet connection.

Recommendations to others considering the product

None.

Chromium OS review by Administrator in Computer Software
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"Google Chrome's OS Foundation"

What do you like best?

The built-in cloud functionality is amazing, and it ties in with your google accounts seamlessly.

What do you dislike?

It is a very closed OS, so if you are looking to just perform tasks and are ok with limited OS control this is fine, but as an advanced linux user I find it difficult to have an OS that limits my administrative abilities.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Chromium is great for users who are linux entry level, and for netbooks. Take a look, it is free!

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