|Chrome OS Sells Out But in a Good Way|
|More - Linux|
Lightweight Linux distributions have grown in popularity in recent years, but few have been as buoyant as Google's Chrome OS. When it debuted a year ago on Samsung and Acer Chromebooks, the web-centric operating system was basically a Chrome browser and a media player linked to cloud services. The open source platform has evolved over the last year, however, and on May 29 Google unveiled a more robust version 19 on Samsung's new Chromebook Series 5 550 laptop and Chromebox Series 3 net-top.