Chrome on Linux: Rough, fast & promising
Jun 05, 2009, 18:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Here's what I found in my first hours of working with
Chrome on Linux.
"I downloaded the developer release 220.127.116.11 on two different
Linux systems. One was running MEPIS 8 and the other had Ubuntu
9.04. Both are Debian-based Linux distributions, and I chose them
for that since Chrome is currently only available in 32 and 64-bit
versions in the DEB format. You can install DEB packages in Linux
distributions that use RPM program packaging systems, but I didn't
want to introduce any more variables than possible in looking at