Google Chrome OS made the splash on Friday with it’s announcement that it’s been open sourced.
So, what if you wanted to try Google Chrome OS to get a hands on feel for its awesome features like the 7-second boot time?
TechCrunch has posted a nice tutorial on how to run Google Chrome OS yourself in a virtual machine.
It involves installing a free virtual machine – VirtualBox. Then you can download a Google Chrome OS from bittorrent.
As with anything from bittorrent, you are taking your chances about it being a non-malicious piece of software in the wild. To protect yourself, you could just setup a throwaway Google account to test with Google Chrome OS.
Here is the full version of this tutorial at Techcrunch.
If you would like to learn a little bit more about Google Chrome OS, check out this video: