"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
"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.