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Offline iMav

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gOS . . . it's neat
« on: Fri, 30 November 2007, 21:02:38 »
http://www.thinkgos.com

A nice little Ubuntu-derived Linux distro.

Offline fkeidjn

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« Reply #1 on: Fri, 30 November 2007, 23:41:02 »
Have you tried it out yourself?  It sort of looks like Mac OsX (well, Mac OsX uses the unix platform too).
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Offline iMav

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« Reply #2 on: Sat, 01 December 2007, 07:13:05 »
Quote from: fkeidjn
Have you tried it out yourself?  It sort of looks like Mac OsX (well, Mac OsX uses the unix platform too).

I played around with the live CD.  All things being equal, I'd rather have Ubuntu on my desktop.  But I like what the gOS folks have done.  I also like their partnership with Walmart...shipping the "gPC's".  :)

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« Reply #3 on: Sat, 01 December 2007, 08:30:16 »
I guess the website is being worked on right now, I get Permission Denied at the base url.
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« Reply #4 on: Sat, 01 December 2007, 12:50:02 »
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I guess the website is being worked on right now, I get Permission Denied at the base url.


no iMav just cant type :P

try http://www.thinkgos.com/

Offline iMav

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« Reply #5 on: Sat, 01 December 2007, 13:02:46 »
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no iMav just cant type :P

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« Reply #6 on: Sun, 02 December 2007, 12:19:31 »
I played with the live CD for a few minutes in a VM (man...VMs and Live CDs....WOW).  

Is the "tight Google integration" anything other than google links on the desktop?  I don't see how it's that big of a deal right now.  What am I missing?
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Offline iMav

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« Reply #7 on: Sun, 02 December 2007, 13:39:43 »
Quote from: ashort
I played with the live CD for a few minutes in a VM (man...VMs and Live CDs....WOW).  

Is the "tight Google integration" anything other than google links on the desktop?  I don't see how it's that big of a deal right now.  What am I missing?

It's not a "big deal".  It's simply "neat".  :)

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« Reply #8 on: Tue, 04 December 2007, 01:33:12 »
I can't use it with Parallels, all I get is an f'ed up screen and a locked up program. Does this work in VMWare?

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« Reply #9 on: Tue, 04 December 2007, 06:18:56 »
Using gos-live-1.0.1_386.iso in VMWare Fusion worked great for me.
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« Reply #10 on: Tue, 04 December 2007, 14:40:03 »
Thanks Andrew, I'll give that a shot later, baby depending.

Using Parallels, I couldn't even boot the live CD in safe graphics mode. I'll give VMWare a shot.