Last Updated on: 6th May 2023, 01:13 pm
Web site: www.thinkgos.com (not active)
Desktop environment: Enlightenment, Gnome
Based on: Ubuntu
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 3.1 | January 3, 2009
gOS (good OS) – an Ubuntu based Linux distribution created by Good OS LLC. The company initially advertised gOS as “An alternative OS with Google Apps and other Web 2.0 apps for the modern user.”
gOS features Enlightenment window manager (up to version 2) and then Gnome desktop environment, and integration of various Google products and services. The desktop theme was similar in appearance to Mac OS X Leopard.
This first version of gOS 1.0.1 was released in November 2007, and was based on Ubuntu 7.10 and the Enlightenment 17 window manager.
gOS v2 Rocket G was released in February 2008 and was using the GNOME desktop environment instead of E17 and the Avant Window Navigator dock.
gOS 2.9 Space was released in April 2008, and featured GNOME with Compiz-Fusion, and the Avant Window Navigator.
gOS 3.0 Gadgets was released on the gOS website on September 23, 2008, and was based on Ubuntu 8.04.1. It features Google Gadgets integrated into the desktop and includes Wine 1.0 and Mozilla Prism.
The last available version is gOS 3.1 Gadgets which was launched on January 3, 2009.
gOS was under development between 2007 and 2009.