I personally am a fan on Linux. It seems that most are not so keen on switching from their comfy Windows notebooks and welcoming Linux into their world. Will these same users who dismissed Linux as their primary operating system welcome Google into thier notebooks instead? This article was taken from wired.com, and explores the hurdles the Google Chrome operating system is up against.
In competing with Windows, Google Chrome OS will have to deal with many of the same challenges Linux has: compatibility, usability, and unfamiliarity. The record isn’t good: In the past year, Linux-based netbooks have rapidly lost market share to Microsoft.