Google’s Chrome browser has become the darling of many Geeks and Tech pundits lately.
I thought I would post a quick guide for you.
Chromium is the base that Chrome is built from. It is considered “experimental” or “bleeding edge” and is updated often (sometimes more than once a day)
The latest versions are here: http://build.chromium.org/f/chromium/snapshots/
Latest Windows version: http://build.chromium.org/f/chromium/snapshots/Win/?C=M;O=D
openSUSE – Go here and add the appropriate repo: http://en.opensuse.org/Package_repositories#Contrib
The difference between Chrome and Chromium:
Chromium is Open Source.
Chrome is the latest stable version. Chromium is the latest bleeding edge version.
Chrome comes with Flash and PDF viewing installed.
Chrome contains some other “features” (see Why shouldn’t you use Google Chrome? below)
Why should you use Google Chrome?
Why shouldn’t you use Google Chrome?
Lots of folks think Google is evil. The term ‘evil’ was Google’s own doing when they started using the motto “Don’t Be Evil“.
Usage tracking: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Chrome#Usage_tracking
See here for lots of links for further reading: http://www.bing.com/search?q=google+evil&go=&qs=n&sk=&sc=8-11&form=QBRE
Google Chrome Tips:
Google Chrome About Pages
simply type about:about in the URL bar for a full list!
Google Chrome Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts (Windows, Linux, and Mac)