Earlier, Google released Chrome OS virtual appliance and now they’ve confirmed the release of Chromium Operating System for virtual machine.
2. Install VirtualBox. Double-click the downloaded setup file and follow the on-screen setup process.
Not too long ago you may have ready my post about turning your old laptop into a Chromebook by using the open source version of Google’s operating system known as Chromium OS. While this will work...
The amazing folks at hexxeh have now made the VDI files public which means anyone with a copy of Virtualbox can now install Chromium / Chrome OS on.
He also provides Virtualbox images (.VDI format), for configuring Chromium OS as a virtual machine.
Chromium OS is a lightweight, lightning-fast operating system for your netbook, laptop or even desktop. With the familiar environment of Chromium/Chrome, the entire web is at your fingertips in seconds.
It is possible to install Chrome OS in VirtualBox.
All you need now is a system running Windows, Linux or OS X with any of the virtualization software like VMware or VirtualBox installed to get Chrome OS running within minutes. Chrome OS VM running under Windows 7. Click here to see the image in high resolution.
This tutorial will allow you to install as a virtual machine using VirtualBox so you will not need to bother about current OS. With VirtualBox Google Chrome OS ( Chromium OS ) will run in a window. VirtualBox is available for Windows, Mac OS andlinux.
To get started with VirtualBox, Windows users will want to download and install the application from their website while Ubuntu users are safe to install VirtualBox via the Software Center. So, go ahead and install VirtualBox. Then, download the Chromium OS VirtualBox nightly build.