Chrome on Ubuntu: Install it now, show interest in promoting companies to write Linux software!

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Thu Jun 11 15:20:17 UTC 2009

2009/6/11 Markus Schönhaber <ubuntu-users at>:
> Dotan Cohen:
>> It looks like Chrome nicely requests updates just like any other
>> software installed via apt-get:

>> I did not know that this was even possible without configuring a
>> repo. I installed via a .deb package.

> To me it seems it does indeed configure a repo. From
> | Installing Google Chrome will add the Google repository so your
> | system will automatically keep Chrome up to date. (If you don't want
> | Google's repository, do "sudo touch /etc/defaults/google-chrome"
> | before installing the package.)

Hmmm,  looks like I misunderstood the process somewhat.  I withdraw my
earlier comments.


All you need to know about Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty -> gconftool -s --type
bool /apps/update-notifier/auto_launch false

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