Replacing Firefox with Google Chrome

Jim Campbell jwcampbell at
Wed Jan 13 18:29:51 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Jonathan Carter (highvoltage) <
jonathan at> wrote:

> HI Jim
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 6:57 PM, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at>
> wrote:
> > I know that Charlie had said that switching browsers for an LTS wouldn't
> be
> > a great idea, but given the points I've mentioned above, it seems one
> worth
> > considering.  What do you think?
> I also use Chrome/ium and performance-wise it's much better even on my
> fast machines. It doesn't seem to be in main or universe yet though,
> which I'm quite sure would be a prerequisite for getting it in
> Xubuntu. Did they perhaps also discuss a roadmap for its inclusion at
> UDS?
> -Jonathan
Hi Jonathan,

It looks as though they are targeting Alpha3 for inclusion in the archives.

Although the notes are ARM-specific, could anyone tell me if Chromium would
be built only for ARM?  I assume that it would be built for all
architectures at the same time.

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