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Chrome on Linux: Rough, fast & promising

Jun 05, 2009, 18:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Here's what I found in my first hours of working with Chrome on Linux.

"I downloaded the developer release 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 alpha software."

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