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Old 06-25-2009, 09:52 AM   #1
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Post Installing Google Chrome on Slackware

After lots of reading and many failed installs, I finally have a working Google Chrome on my Slackware!
Here is a quick guide of what I have done:

Hope you enjoy it!!
Old 06-25-2009, 11:56 PM   #2
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Is everything working? I know it is still an alpha stage?

Is it faster?
Old 10-02-2009, 07:06 AM   #3
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Old 11-06-2009, 10:59 PM   #4
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I got Chrome version working on Slackware64 13.0. It seems much faster than Firefox and generally renders better too (Zoom is much better). Acid score was 94/100, but on windoze it's 100/100 so they still have some work to do. One question I have is how can I set the fonts? I didn't see it in the options, so maybe there is a hackable file somewhere?

Old 04-14-2010, 10:21 AM   #5
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Bug Installing Google Chrome

I just installed the Chrome on my Slackware 13.0 64bit, i works nice, no problem.

I found some forums of debian about how to install Flash Player to chrome, i did not work for me, I did something like this:

root@xxx:~# mkdir /opt/google/chrome/plugins

root@xxx:~# ln -s /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/ /opt/google/chrome/plugins

Then Started chrome with the following param /opt/google/chrome/google-chrome %U –-enable-extensions –-enable-plugins --enable-internal-flash

But nothing, It supposed to work only with the --enable-internal-flash but I add some more param because the frustration.

Anyway, that's not the worst, now Firefox don-t work, it doesn't even start, and Konqueror don't start the Flash player, In opera neither.

Ok, After installation of Chrome I did't not try to use Firefox nor Opera nor Konkeror, I just tried after failure installing Flash Player in Chrome, so I guess the problem was installing the chrome dependencies in some way alter my initial configuration.

Any Help will be appreciated.

Thanks Anyway
Old 04-14-2010, 10:49 AM   #6
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I installed both chrome and flashplugin from slackbuilds and havent had any issues

you can also get it from slacky
Old 04-14-2010, 10:54 AM   #7
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Same here, Chrome working like a charm thanks to SlackBuilds.

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