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Five Reasons why Google’s Linux Chromebook is a Windows killer

When Google first started talking about Chrome OS, I thought it might be turn into a Windows killer. Well, now we know that the first commercial Chromebooks will be available in mid-June and there’s no question: Google is aiming right at the Windows business desktop market.

Can Google do what the Mac was never able to do? What the various desktop Linuxes, even the most popular ones like Ubuntu have never even come close to pulling off? I think it can. Here’s why.

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  1. Clicking on the “More” link leads to an article named “Open source issues for 2007 start with the profit motive” and with URL which is not what I expected…

  2. You’re right. That’s an error n my part. I’m correcting it now.

    Thanks for the catch.