If you get to like the Chrome OS, or you would like to try it out for a longer time without having to use the USB stick every time, you can as well install it directly into your system through the following two ways: install Chromium OS as the only operating system...
There is an open source installation available on Chromium project site (Google Chrome OS is a modified version of Chromium OS) to install Google Chrome OS on
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 Chromium operating system.
The awesome dude(s) at hexxeh build each nightly build of Chrome OS for you and even have an installer for Windows, Mac, and Linux that installs it onto a USB stick and makes it bootable! Yippeee!
Note: For running Chrome OS from USB stick, we are going to use Chrome OS Cherry (formerly Diet Chromium), a slimmer Chrome OS that supports...
I have been able to install chrome OS on a 4gb flash drive and it boots just fine on my little ASUS eee900A. But I don't to worry about it sticking out of the eee and getting knocked out by accident. And the position of the usb ports on the eee aren't really conducive to prolonged use with the usb stick in.
All you need is a USB stick with at least 4GB free space and this post in order to run Google’s OS from your flash drive.
At the shell, run the following (where sdX is your USB stick and ChromeOS.img is the path to the IMG file you extracted): dd if=ChromeOS.img of=/dev/sdX bs=4M.
Joachim Zeiß. installing Chrome OS from a USB stick. - 2015-08-28.
Chromium OS is the open-source version of Google’s Chrome OS, which is an operating system based almost entirely around the Chrome browser – you boot directly into a browser, and that’s basically it.