Latest Chrome doesn't run

Liam Proven lproven at
Tue Oct 27 17:22:13 UTC 2015

On 27 October 2015 at 14:45, Chas IRONS <ironscf at> wrote:
> I don't understand the difference between Chrome and Chromium either

Chrome is a proprietary Google product. No source code is available.
It is freeware but not FOSS.

It is built on a base of FOSS code though. A version without all
Chrome's features is built and provided as FOSS. This is called

>  but it
> seems only Chromium is included in Ubuntu releases.

Chromium is FOSS and can thus be included in Ubuntu. Chrome is closed
source and so cannot.

Liam Proven • Profile:
Email: lproven at • GMail/G+/Twitter/Flickr/Facebook: lproven
MSN: lproven at • Skype/AIM/Yahoo/LinkedIn: liamproven
Cell/Mobiles: +44 7939-087884 (UK) • +420 702 829 053 (ČR)

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list