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dansar99
December 8th, 2009, 07:58 PM
I would like to install google chrome but I haven't a clue how to do that. Dan

synapse88
December 8th, 2009, 08:01 PM
go to this website: http://www.google.com/chrome?platform=linux&hl=en

and follow the instructions. You only need to know if your ubuntu is 32 of 64 bit. The rest is peanuts ;-)

othiena
December 8th, 2009, 08:04 PM
add this to your /etc/apt/sources.list that way you will be able to up date it easier.

deb http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/ stable main

you will get there beta and unstable version.

macklenc
December 8th, 2009, 08:04 PM
I fount something cool if you want the chrome look without chrome, you could go into firefox and install chromifox extreme, but it is only the GUI that looks different.

dansar99
December 8th, 2009, 08:06 PM
Got it. Thank you. Dan

dansar99
December 8th, 2009, 08:13 PM
add this to your /etc/apt/sources.list that way you will be able to up date it easier.

deb http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/ stable main

you will get there beta and unstable version.

I thought google updated chrome. I downloaded it from their site. Will I have problems? Dan

mkvnmtr
December 8th, 2009, 08:21 PM
I f you install from the google site you will have to update your self. I use Chromium and he repositories update nearly daily. The easiest way if you are not used to enabling repositories is to download Ubuntu Tweek and use that to enable the repositories you need. You might find other things you like also like Opera.

dansar99
December 8th, 2009, 08:36 PM
I f you install from the google site you will have to update your self. I use Chromium and he repositories update nearly daily. The easiest way if you are not used to enabling repositories is to download Ubuntu Tweek and use that to enable the repositories you need. You might find other things you like also like Opera.
I have OPERA, dont like it. Trying to find a browser that will play a hometown radio station I listen to w/o buffering and disconnecting. Looks like Chrome isn't it either. Must be an Ubuntu problem. That station plays perfectly in XP on this same computer unless my sound card and audio drivers do not play nice with Ubuntu. Oh well, maybe someday it well get fixed. Probably when I buy a new computer. Dan

philinux
December 8th, 2009, 08:53 PM
I have OPERA, dont like it. Trying to find a browser that will play a hometown radio station I listen to w/o buffering and disconnecting. Looks like Chrome isn't it either. Must be an Ubuntu problem. That station plays perfectly in XP on this same computer unless my sound card and audio drivers do not play nice with Ubuntu. Oh well, maybe someday it well get fixed. Probably when I buy a new computer. Dan

Have you a link to the radio station to try out.

dansar99
December 8th, 2009, 11:04 PM
Have you a link to the radio station to try out.

I'm sorry I took so long to answer,had to go grocery shopping. Here's the link: http://www.wgr550.com/pages/823030.php? Click on the "listen live". Dan

jotto!
December 8th, 2009, 11:09 PM
tried the link and its working for me in firefox, will try chrome now. seems to be ok.

Is it true chrome sends info about system and browsing history?

dansar99
December 8th, 2009, 11:14 PM
tried the link and its working for me in firefox, will try chrome now. seems to be ok.

Is it true chrome sends info about system and browsing history?

Well, It still buffers for me and disconnects and reconnects. The longest it will play w/o disruption is in OPERA. I had it going for 17 minutes and thought I had the answer. Dan