R: Re: RFC: Switch to Firefox and a 1.5 GB image

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Tue Dec 6 05:17:39 UTC 2011

On 12/05/2011 09:26 PM, Tres Finocchiaro wrote:
> Is google-chrome an option? (I mean the branded non-chromium one?)
> If not, is chromium an option?  (Colors may go nice with KDE)
> KDE has had a track record of delivering a stellar desktop.  Unfortunately
> I have never been happy with Konqueror or Rekonq for surfing the web, for
> reasons which I won't go into detail of and are likely shared throughout
> the mailing list.

Google Chrome (the branded one) is not an option because it's not free
software.  Chromium is in Universe, but it would need to be promoted to
Main (and the Ubuntu Security team has expressed reluctance to do that
in the past).  I think using Chromium would be very unlikely.

Scott K

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