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View Poll Results: Which release of google chromium do you use on your system?
Ubuntu Chromium - Stable Channel 0 0%
PPA for Ubuntu Chromium - Beta Channel 0 0%
PPA for Ubuntu Chromium - Dev Channel 0 0%
PPA for Ubuntu Chromium - Daily Builds 0 0%
Other (specify the name of alternative browser based on Chromium) 1 100.00%
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Old 09-15-2010, 12:46 AM   #1
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Which release of google chromium do you use on your system?


Which release of google chromium do you use on your system?

Note:
On the first choice i haven't specify PPA because on the more recent release of Ubuntu is available directly on the repository while on the less recent is necessary use the PPA.

As example of browser based on google chromium is:
SRWare Iron
I haven't specify the list of distro derived from google chromium because there are many.

I posted here because on Ubuntu are available different package while i haven't found the same for other distro.

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Old 09-15-2010, 12:55 AM   #2
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% apt-cache policy chromium-browser
chromium-browser:
  Installed: 6.0.472.53~r57914-3
  Candidate: 6.0.472.53~r57914-3
  Version table:
 *** 6.0.472.53~r57914-3 0
        990 http://ftp.jp.debian.org/debian/ unstable/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
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Old 09-15-2010, 01:08 AM   #3
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evo2 on debian you have only one package (the stable version of google chromium) put on the unstable branch of debian and nothing other.
And i noticed the same happen with other distro.
For other distro as for example RHL (and derived distro) is even more problematic (despite with the 6 release i think will be possible use google chromium without problem).
 
Old 09-15-2010, 01:35 AM   #4
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evo2 on debian you have only one package (the stable version of google chromium) put on the unstable branch of debian and nothing other.
Ahh, true. That indeed seems to be the case right now, but up until a few weeks ago there were different versions in testing, unstable and experimental.

I think the testing version was pulled because of RC bugs and the experimental version has now filtered down to unstable.

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Old 09-15-2010, 04:59 AM   #5
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chromium-browser removed from testing
8 September 2010 Giuseppe
Ok, this happened, chromium-browser was removed from testing and will not be included in Debian squeeze.

Some days ago (before the hard freeze) I contacted the release team and asked about a possible inclusion of Chromium 6 in squeeze. The main reason of this request is that in April there was at least one major refactoring of the SVG code (webkit). The internal webkit copy is too outdated in chromium 5, and backporting any future SVG security patches (and unfortunately the story says they are frequent) is very hard.

I got no answer, and after one week of silence and the hard freeze announcement, I realized that chromium 5 is not supportable and decided to upload chromium 6 in unstable (It was already in experimental). I asked the Release Team to unblock chromium-browser 6.0.472.53~r57914-3 or remove chromium-browser 5.0.375.127~r55887-1 from testing.

Well, after one hour they removed chromium-browser from testing.

I failed, my efforts to get chromium in Squeeze were in vain. Debian failed, a modern and very appreciated web browser will not be included in our next stable release.
Personally I just use the Chrome dev build.

$ apt-cache policy google-chrome-unstable
google-chrome-unstable:
Installed: 7.0.517.5-r59018
Candidate: 7.0.517.5-r59018
Version table:
*** 7.0.517.5-r59018 0
500 http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/ stable/main i386 Packages
100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Using the Google repo you can choose which version you want to run; stable, beta, or the dev version.
$ apt-cache search google-chrome
google-chrome-beta - The web browser from Google
google-chrome-stable - The web browser from Google
google-chrome-unstable - The web browser from Google
 
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Old 09-15-2010, 09:15 AM   #6
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I'm using version 6.0.472.59 on Kubuntu.
 
  


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