GalliumOS is a Linux distribution for Chrome OS devices such as Chromebooks. Providing a faster, more alternative operating system to replace ChromeOS.
Gallium is based on Xubuntu and maintains compatibility with the Ubuntu repositories. GalliumsOS boot time is faster than other Linux distributions made for Chrome OS. It is optimized to limit stalls and has integrated touchpad drivers. It is necessary to prepare the device in different ways based on the hardware chipset.
Gallium uses the Xfce desktop to provide a lightweight and fully functional desktop. Featuring great performance with optimizations that eliminate system stalls and improve overall responsiveness.The Integrated ChromeOS mouse driver provides a touchpad experience similar to ChromeOS. The installation size of Gallium is around 3GB, leaving you more room on limited flash memory storage than ChromeOS or Windows 10.
Laptop manufacturer models with full compatibility (see below for full list include ACER - Acer C7, Acer Chromebook 11, the very popular Acer Chromebook 14 (CB3-431), Acer Chromebook 15 and the Acer Spin series. ASUS - ASUS C200-C523, ASUS Chromebook Flip 302 and the Acer Chromebox series. LENOVO - Lenovo 100 series, Lenovo N20 to N42, the very popular Lenovo Thinkpad 11e series and HP with HP Chromebook 11, the very popular HP Chromebook 14 series. Plus many more manufacturers and models.