Chrome OS

Topics: Google, Operating system, BIOS / Pages: 34 (8449 words) / Published: Sep 22nd, 2013
INDEX
Sr.No.
CONTENTS
Page No.
1
Introduction
1

1.1
Chrome OS
1

1.2
History
1

1.3
User Interface
1

1.4
Architecture
2

1.5
Hardware Support
2

1.6
Integrated Media Player
2

1.7
Link Handling
3

1.8
Market implications
3

1.9
Relationship to Android
3
2
Motivation And Background
4
3
Related Work
5
4
Software Architecture
6

4.1
Firmware
6

4.2
System-level and user-land software
7

4.3
Chromium and the window manager
7
5
Firmware Boot and Recovery
9

5.1
Firmware
9

5.2
Software
9

5.3
Design Discussions
9
6
File System/Autoupdate
14

6.1
Goals
14

6.2
Partitions
14

6.3
Root File System
14

6.4
Successful Boot
15

6.5
Limiting the number of boot attempts
15

6.6
Boot Sequence
16

6.7
Disk Speed And Battery Life
17
7

Security Overview
18

7.1
Protecting Cached User Data
18

7.2
Reclaiming lost space
18

7.3
OS hardening
20

7.4
Making the browser more modular
20

7.5
Web Application Security
21

7.6
Phishing, XSS, and other web vulnerabilities
22

7.7
Secure AutoUpdate
22

7.8
Verified Boot
22

7.9
Rendering pawned devices useless
23

7.10
Mitigating Device Theft
23

7.11
Data Protection
24

7.12
Account Management
24

7.13
Biometrics, smart cards, and Bluetooth
25

7.14
Login
25
8
Strengths And Weaknesses
27

8.1
Strengths of Chrome OS
27

8.2
Weaknesses of Chrome OS
27
9
Future Scope
28
10
Conclusion
29
11
References
30

Index for list of Figures
Fig. N o.
Figure Name
Page No.
4.1
Software Architecture
6
4.2
Hardware and Firmware
7
6.1
Boot Sequence
16

ABSTRACT:
Google has announced the forthcoming release of the Google Chrome Operating System, a new open source OS designed primarily for netbooks but also for desktop computers.
Chrome OS will introduce a new windowing system, presumably along the



References: www.chromium.org/chromium-os www.wikipedia.com www.inforamationweeklyanalytics.com Digit Magazine Jan 2010 issue

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