Rich Freeman on 31 Jan 2013 08:44:50 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Low Cost Netbook

On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 11:37 AM, Michael Lazin <> wrote:
> Actually I don't think a chromebook would do.  ARM is just not hefty enough
> for virtualization, and what you can do with chromeOS is limited.  I
> compiled and installed chromiumOS on a flash drive because I was curious,
> and was less than thrilled.

While I love ChromeOS, I don't think I'd recommend it as a development
platform.  Maybe if you dual-boot something else on it you could use
it for development (ideally for something that doesn't take ages to
compile), but I agree that virtualization is a bit much.

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