Dell has made available a customised download of Google's Chromium OS (the open source version of Chrome OS), specifically for its popular Mini 10V netbook.
Dell made the customised download available Friday, giving all Mini 10V owners the perfect weekend project. All you need to do in order to give Chromium OS a shot is a spare 8GB on a USB flash drive. Once downloaded, simply move the image onto the flash drive, plug it in-to your Mini 10V, and enjoy. It's worth noting that Dell's custom build is pre-beta and could be unstable.
Unfortunately early reports suggest that the Wi-Fi can act up. It may take up to 15 minutes to locate access points, ironic considering Chrome's web-centric design. But as Google promised, the boot up time is reportedly super fast, taking just under 12 seconds.
If you have given Google Chromium OS a try be sure to let us know in the comments!
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