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Where can I get a Google Chrome OS .ISO file? I know I could install ubuntu and build from source but I don't want to do that. Are there any ISO's available?

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I have started a bounty to this question because I really need an iso to use on my old computer that can't boot from USB. –  Lucas McCoy Jul 12 '10 at 6:21
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I know you want Google Chrome, but in reference to your previous comment, you might try Ubuntu or Damn Small Linux (just to get your machine up and running). –  jrc03c Jul 12 '10 at 20:36

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Hexxeh’s Chromium builds are supposedly pretty popular (and I’ve liked the ones I’ve tried). They host torrent to ISOs, as well as IMG files and VirtualBox-ready archives.

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Here is a link to a virtualbox image of Chrome OS. I don't believe there is an installer for real hardware yet.

http://geeklad.com/download-the-google-chrome-os-virtual-machine

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There's perhaps not a real "installer", but Chromium can certainly be run on real hardware (via USB or LiveCD). –  jrc03c Jul 13 '10 at 16:21

You can run Chrome off of a Flash Drive. It's not technically an ISO, but it's pretty close.

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this is more appropriate to post as a comment, since it doesn't really answer the question. once you get to 50 rep you'll see the gray "add comment" links below other posts. –  quack quixote Mar 30 '10 at 5:50
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I think it's pretty close to an answer. Moreover, answering questions is the best way to build up rep anyway. –  stillinbeta Mar 30 '10 at 14:28
    
This is the VM in Kevin's answer, repackaged by its author. –  Tobu Jul 12 '10 at 21:12

A VMWare image(vmdk) is available. you can even check the related videos, How's to at this site.

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Find the ChromeOS ISO image download link and how to install Chrome OS on windows 7 or Mac OS X methods:

http://www.trickyways.com/2009/11/how-to-run-chrome-os-in-windows-7/

http://www.trickyways.com/2009/12/how-to-install-chrome-os-in-mac-os-x/

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