At Google in addition to relying on Linux for its servers, Google has its very own Linux desktop distribution.
For more than a decade, Google has been baking and eating its own homemade Linux desktop distribution. The first version was Goobuntu
. You can guess from the name, it was based on Ubuntu.
In 2018, Google moved its in-house Linux desktop from the Goobuntu to a new Linux distro, the Debian-based gLinux
. Why? Because, as Google explained,
“Ubuntu's Long Term Support (LTS) two-year release "meant that we had to upgrade every machine in our fleet of over 100,000 devices before the end-of-life date of the OS."Read More...