A number of sites have maintained builds of Chromium OS. It's unlikely you'll want to build it yourself from source, so there are versions ready for VirtualBox and for running and installing off a USB drive. We're using this Chrome OS build, which is kept current.
Installing Chromium OS to your USB Drive. Unzip chrome_os_usb.zip, and launch Win32DiskImager.exe.
Putting Chrome OS on a USB Drive. Google doesn’t provide official builds of Chrome OS, so we’ll be using unofficial builds of the open-source Chromium OS.
1 Create Bootable USB Drive / Putting Chrome OS on a USB Drive & Install Chrome os on PC.
Step 1: Bootable USB. First, download and extract the Chrome OS image file. Then burn it to your USB using Win32Disk imager.
A minimum of hard drive space will be required, too, negating the need to buy a high-end computer, because it was developed for Net-books. The preferable method to install Chrome OS from a USB drive.
Now the actual putting Chrome OS on the USB flash drive part.
Is there a way to install Chromium OS onto your hard drive without a handy 4GB USB disk? It would be nice if I could dual-boot it with Linux or Windows as well. hard-disk system-installation usb-drive chrome-os.
Tip: Install Google Chrome OS on VirtualBox. All you need to do is to download the USB image for Google Chrome OS and prepare your USB stick for booting the
You may want to install Chrome OS on your netbook, or you may just want to try it out before you buy a Chromebook; like it or not, you’ll have to do some