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Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:14 pm

Hello all!
There isn't a section for the Chromium OS so i'll post this here:

I was just wondering, can the Raspberry Pi run Google's Chromium OS?

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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:21 am

Just like ubuntu the chip on the rpi is to old to be supported by these OSs, and is probably to under powered to be worth porting anyway.
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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:41 am

I hope Raspberry Pi will prove the market potential for either encourage the development of a new SoC that the Pi can easily make use of, or shows the chip is already good enough right here and the value of porting.

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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:14 am

elatllat wrote:Just like ubuntu the chip on the rpi is to old to be supported by these OSs, and is probably to under powered to be worth porting anyway.
Just a few rows down from this post.

http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 1&p=312800

Ubuntu for Pi.....

(It is 9.04 though)

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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:52 am

Isn't Chromium OS based on Ubuntu, which doesn't support the Raspberry Pi (except for the several-years-old version that gf42 mentions above), or has that changed?

If it still is, then I'd imagine that a port would unfortunately be unlikely.
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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:34 pm

Give Hexxeh a rest already ...
he is doing it in his spare time , after all.

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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:41 pm

ghans wrote:Give Hexxeh a rest already ...
he is doing it in his spare time , after all.

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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Sun Apr 07, 2013 1:15 am

LemmeFatale wrote:Isn't Chromium OS based on Ubuntu, which doesn't support the Raspberry Pi (except for the several-years-old version that gf42 mentions above), or has that changed?

If it still is, then I'd imagine that a port would unfortunately be unlikely.

No Chromium OS is based on Gentoo Linux and with good reason.

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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Sun Apr 07, 2013 1:25 am

Probably Raspberry Pi Model C comes with a dual core :idea:

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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:19 pm

setkeh wrote:
LemmeFatale wrote:Isn't Chromium OS based on Ubuntu, which doesn't support the Raspberry Pi (except for the several-years-old version that gf42 mentions above), or has that changed?

If it still is, then I'd imagine that a port would unfortunately be unlikely.

No Chromium OS is based on Gentoo Linux and with good reason.
All the information I can find out there (the following is just one link) suggests that it uses Ubuntu as a base, that it uses Gentoo's portage for package management only, and was partly created by Canonical under contract from Google.

Anyway, assuming that all of this information is incorrect, could you please elucidate on what the good reason is? (Please note that I'm in no way interested in "This distro is better than that distro, so there!"-style rants or fanboyism - I'm just genuinely interested in good reasons, what they are, and why they are.)
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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:40 pm

If you want to target multiple architectures, you're likely going to have an easier time with Gentoo than Ubuntu. Chrom{e,ium} OS no longer uses Ubuntu in any amount as far as I know.


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Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:07 am

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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Fri Sep 06, 2013 1:28 pm

abilashkollara wrote:Probably Raspberry Pi Model C comes with a dual core :idea:
AFAIK There's only going to be two models, just the the BBC Micro.
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Re: Raspberry Pi using Chromium OS?

Sat Mar 29, 2014 2:19 pm

still no usabe build because he dose not know how to make it "fly"... not sure if it was ram, cpu, or some other limitation that stoped chrome os on the rpi, anyone know?
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