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> It isn't like this is a real operating system

[citation needed]. How is Chrome OS not a "real operating system"?




It isn't "general purpose."

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Sure it is. What makes it not general purpose? You can write and execute programs on it. How much more general purpose can you get?

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You can? From all the reviews I've read it runs web-"apps" things. I've never read that it can run software developed for the platform specifically.

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You can run Native Client code on it, just as you can in Chrome the Browser.

https://developers.google.com/native-client/

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