Splashtop Linux Web OS with Chrome, Bing Available for Download


Add another offering to the burgeoning netbook OS market.

SplashTop Inc. has made available its namesake Linux OS that reportedly makes it quick and easy for consumers to get on the web fast with only browser and instant search preloaded.

That’s about it. The company’s claim to fame is its lightweight OS footprint, which features next to zero pre-installed applications aside from the Chrome browser, Bing instant search, Adobe Flash and other key plug ins.

“This new product is streamlined to include no native applications beyond the Chromium-based browser, and boots directly into a start screen featuring a Bing-powered search box in seconds,” the company claimed in a press release issued today.

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