Chrome on Ubuntu: Install it now, show interest in promoting companies to write Linux software!
muzerakascooby at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 18:40:18 UTC 2009
Liam Proven wrote:
> 2009/6/9 Muzer <muzerakascooby at gmail.com>:
>> Of course, Opera is just as fast as it, if not faster, in normal usage ;)
>> (If only they made it open-source...)
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> Blimey! You reckon? I find Opera /painfully/ slow on my Ubuntu
> machine. (Athlon XP 2800+, 1GB/120GB). I use it when Firefox is too
> busy due to several dozen tabs, but it's too sluggish for normal use.
> Alas, though, the Chromium-browser won't run on my Athlon. [Tries it
> to cut'n'paste the "illegal instruction" error.] Oh wow! Nix that. As
> of today, it does! Fantastic!
The 32-bit build is quite slow slow (it's not optimised at all, it's
built for i386, etc, although in my experience it's faster than
Firefox), but the 64-bit build is really fast. If you have a 64-bit
processor, you should really switch to a 64-bit OS, it's so much better.
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