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Google Chrome review on Linux

Dec 28, 2009, 20:03 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to omlx for this link. ]

"I would like to share with you my short experience with Google Chrome on openSUSE 11.2. Although it is in a beta stage, it is stable and fast. I like many things in it and I even tried to emulate them in Firefox (thanks to Firefox add-on). In this post, I will state my personal thoughts about Google Chrome and I will refer to Firefox in any comparison. I am using version 4.0.249.43.

"As you know Google Chrome is a close-source (although Chromium is an open source). This issue can cause inconveniences to distributions and end user. First, from Google Chrome Terms of Service “Subject to section 1.2, you may not (and you may not permit anyone else to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract the source code of the Software or any part thereof, unless this is expressly permitted or required by law, or unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by Google, in writing.” which means that you cannot distribute Google chrome. Therefore, do not expect to see Google Chrome as the default web browser in any Free GNU/Linux distributions. However, Chromium will be there."

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