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GalliumOS 3.0

29 June 2019

GalliumOS 3.0 is available for download immediately.

A special thanks to everyone who has contributed to the GalliumOS project! Your support helps us broaden and deepen GalliumOS support for Chromebook hardware.

Please visit our Support Forum on Reddit for comments and discussion: https://redd.it/5wroxp

Installing GalliumOS

GalliumOS 3.0 installation images can be downloaded from https://galliumos.org/releases/3.0. You can preview GalliumOS in a "live boot" environment from the same image without installing.

GalliumOS can be installed in place of ChromeOS, or in a dual-boot configuration alongside ChromeOS. For dual-boot installs, see https://chrx.org/.

See the GalliumOS wiki for full installaton instructions: https://wiki.galliumos.org/Installing.

Known Issues in GalliumOS 3.0

We're working to bring full support to all Chromebooks and Chromeboxes. Some parts remain works in progress:

  • No internal audio on Apollo Lake and Kaby Lake models
  • Suspend clears dev_boot_legacy flag on Apollo Lake and Kaby Lake models

Full list of open issues: https://github.com/GalliumOS/galliumos-distro/issues

If you run into any issues with this or any GalliumOS release, please let us know!

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who has donated to the project, submitted patches, reported issues with previous releases, answered questions on our support forums, helped spread the word to friends and other news sites, or just installed and tested GalliumOS.

We thank you and hope GalliumOS will continue to make your Chromebooks and Chromeboxes more functional and fun.

About GalliumOS

GalliumOS is a fast and lightweight Linux distribution specifically for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes. GalliumOS delivers a complete Linux environment with full hardware support and an attractive full-featured desktop.

GalliumOS features a touchpad driver customized for Chromebooks, kernel schedulers optimized for the CPUs and SSDs found in ChromeOS devices, and fixes dozens of device-specific bugs. All while requiring less memory and disk space compared to standard Linux desktop environments.

See https://wiki.galliumos.org/About_GalliumOS for more.

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