Chrome on Ubuntu: Install it now, show interest in promoting companies to write Linux software!
muzerakascooby at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 18:41:10 UTC 2009
Brian McKee wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 6:07 AM, Dotan Cohen<dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I too would rather support the open chromium project than the Google
>>> product which can update software on my machine without my say so or
>> Are you kidding? The PPA can "update software on your machine without
>> your say so knowledge". I don't care what security flaws Windows has
>> and Google exploits, can you provide documentation that the Linux
>> version can "update software on your machine without your say so
> I had a discussion with the maintainer of the chromium package.
> As I understand it, the Google version for linux is consistent with
> the Windows version in that Chrome updates are pushed and accepted
> without user intervention.
> Please see Googles own documention for confirmation
> The PPA version instead updates daily using the standard apt system.
How is that in any way possible, unless you run Chromium as root (and
you're asking for trouble then)?
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