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gOS 3.0 Goes Gold

Sep 25, 2008, 01:47 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Henry Kingman)

"Good OS (gOS) has achieved a major new release of its Ubuntu-based operating system. Targeting OEMs that want quickly customizable Linux netbook OSes, gOS 3.0 integrates closely with Google Gadgets, as well as with Google Mail, Calendar, Reader, News, Applications, Picasa, and so on.

"Good announced gOS 3.0 in August, at the LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco. The release succeeds a Rocket release earlier this year.

"The last time we looked at gOS on a netbook, we were pretty horrified, to be honest. No effort seemed to have been made to adapt the heavy, Ubuntu-based OS to the limited resources and small screen of netbooks. In fairness, the product category was quite new at the time.

"The new release seems much more polished, although we only tried it on desktop hardware, and briefly at that.

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