Ahead of its press event to talk about the new Chrome OS Google has just posted the source code for Chrome OS on the Chromium site. As you can see in the file structure, Google is doing the same thing it does with Chrome, which is based off of Chromium, the open-source component. So yes, it does appear there is something called Chromium OS, which is the open-source version of what will become Chrome OS.
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