Galliumos

GalliumOS an Xubuntu Based Linux OS for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes released

GalliumOS an Xubuntu Based Linux OS for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes has just been introduced. GalliumOS is a fast and lightweight Linux distro for ChromeOS devices. GalliumOS includes optimizations that eliminate system stalls and improve overall responsiveness. Alternative kernel schedulers to prevent system stalls BFS for process scheduling BFQ for I/O scheduling Removed some services to improve the boot time and reduce memory usage Zram for swap, which is a much faster swap than to disk Removed unnecessary kernel features/modules Compton as the compositor for tear free compositing Performs better than enabling Tear Free in the Intel graphics driver Improved Powersaving The kernel watchdog timer has been disabled.