Google Chromium In Lucid

Andrew SB a.starr.b at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 16:03:01 GMT 2009


On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 6:31 PM, John Baer <baerjj at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been a loyal Firefox user for many years and until I tested the new
> Google Chrome browser everything paled in comparison.
> IMO Ubuntu should adopt Chrome as the default browser.
> The general adoption of Chrome will be quick as Google has a vested interest
> in it's success. I blogged on this topic at projBlog but here are the high
> points.
>
> Google is big and Google is pro open source. Supporting this effort provides
> value to Ubuntu
> Chrome runs well on Ubuntu
> Chrome will be well supported

For those interested in this topic, you should really read this blog post:

http://spot.livejournal.com/312320.html

It's by the maintainer of the unofficial chromium packages for Fedora,
explaining why it isn't properly packaged in the Fedora archive. All
the issues he discusses more or less apply to Ubuntu as well. They're
particularly a concern for being able to support chromium over the
live of an LTS.

- Andrew



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