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Old 06-25-2009, 08:52 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:

http://ipapers.blogspot.com/2009/06/...slackware.html

Hope you enjoy it!!
 
Old 06-25-2009, 10:56 PM   #2
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Is everything working? I know it is still an alpha stage?

Is it faster?
 
Old 10-02-2009, 06:06 AM   #3
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see http://www.slacky.eu/aadm/pkgs/index.php?ver=6&pkg=2674
 
Old 11-06-2009, 09:59 PM   #4
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I got Chrome version 4.0.237.0 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?

Andy
 
Old 04-14-2010, 09:21 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/libflashplayer.so /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, 09:49 AM   #6
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I installed both chrome and flashplugin from slackbuilds and havent had any issues
http://slackbuilds.org/repository/13...google-chrome/

you can also get it from slacky
http://www.slacky.eu/aadm/pkgs/index...kg=2674&ver=13
 
Old 04-14-2010, 09:54 AM   #7
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Hi,

Same here, Chrome working like a charm thanks to SlackBuilds.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
  


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