Google launch this year chrome book, but it comes with some selected laptop, but now you can make your own laptop a chrome book or how to install chrome OS on a laptop or PC. Here is a little post How To Make Your Laptop Into A Chrome Book, hope you like it.
Featured software in Chrome OS Linux:
Linux kernel 2.6.37
GNOME 2.32 desktop environment
Experimental GNOME Shell desktop environment
Google Chrome 17.0.932 web browser New!
Google Music Manager 1.0 New!
Google Picasa 3.0 photo manager
LibreOffice 3.3 office suites
GIMP 2.6 image editor
Wine 1.3 Windows emulator
Cheese 2.32 webcam app
Pidgin 2.7 instant messenger
Dashboard with social toolbar
And much more!
To switch to GNOME Shell, just go to Terminal and type: gnome-shell –replace or choose it at logon.
System requirements of Chrome OS Linux:
Processor: Intel Pentium, Atom, Xeon or newer; AMD Duron, Athlon, Sempron, Opteron or newer
RAM: min. 256 MB
Hard disk: min. 1 GB
Graphics card: supports most modern graphics cards
Just download the ISO file and burn it using Nero. Then boot your CD and wait until it is loaded and click Live Installer icon on the desktop. Enter the root password and follow the wizard. The root password is “root”. For further help visit http://getchrome.eu/support
So if you have an old laptop and you are not liking book Windows or Linux then install the Chrome OS on it to make your laptop into Chromebook.