Chromium vs Firefox?

Evan Huus eapache at
Sun May 1 14:56:44 UTC 2011

On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 10:36 AM, John Moser <john.r.moser at> wrote:
> Has anyone yet brought up the potential to ship Chromium default rather than
> Firefox?  At this point it's more advanced methinks, with the only likely
> complaint being that you can't add NoScript or AdBlock+.  Ubuntu doesn't
> ship these default anyway; if you want those things, you can get Firefox
> yourself, as you likely already know what you're doing.
> For the privacy discussion, see SRWare Iron as a potential source of ideas
> for changes to back-merge (or options to add).

I can't think of a compelling reason to switch. After a quick browse
and performance test in each, Chromium and Firefox (both latest
versions) seem about on par. What are you referring to when you say
it's "more advanced"?

Just my two cents,

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