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No, that’s not the Google Chrome OS

I know lots of people who really want to see Google’s Linux-based Chrome operating system. I should. I’m one of them. But, alas, that story going around that there’s been a leak of Chrome isn’t true.

The tales goes that this guy was knocking around Google’s Chromium file archives, when he found the code for the operating system. He then announced his findings and released the code on RapidShare, a pay to download Web site.

Interesting download site choice don’t you think? That’s what I thought. I then looked at the screen shots and I thought this looks real familiar. Of course, it did. I quickly recognized an early version of Google Chrome Web browser for Linux.

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