How-To Geek: How Try Chrome OS in VirtualBox Before Buying a Chromebook

How-To Geek: How Try Chrome OS in VirtualBox Before Buying a Chromebook. “Google’s Chromebooks run Chrome OS, a lightweight operating system based on Linux that provides you with a full Chrome browser and a basic desktop environment. Before buying a Chromebook, you may want to play with Chrome OS in a virtual machine in a window on your desktop.”