Launched an official beta-testing the Linux (and MacOS X) version of the browser Google Chrome

Google has announced the first official beta version of the web-browser Chrome 4.0.249.30 for Linux and MacOS X. Download the browser can now be the standard site google.com / chrome in the 32 - and 64-bit builds for Linux distributions, Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora and openSUSE.

Linux installation uses about 60 standard libraries, including the Gtk2 +, Pango, Cairo, FreeType, DBus, Pcre, Asound, etc. The browser supports changing the appearance of a standard GTK-theme, to receive updates through the standard distribution package manager. Also expressed support for the integration not only with desktop environments Gnome, but also full support for KDE.

It is reported that in the creation of Google Chrome was attended by approximately 50 independent open source developers to work in Linux browser written 60 thousand extra lines of code. Moreover, the announcement of the direct text says that most of the engineers at Google are using Linux on their computers and have a direct interest in the development of Chrome as a fast, secure and stable browser.

Coderzhimoe Taba each run in a completely isolated environment which makes it impossible to gain access to external data and the impact on other tabs (eg, the collapse of the engine from the script in one tabe not affect any other). To monitor the consumption of resources in the browser has a built-in task manager that provides access to detailed statistics on memory consumption, CPU utilization and network activity.

9 December 2009 | , , assembly, company, distribution, google chrome, linux, macos

The authoritative American edition of InfoWorld has named chief technology Linux decade
Malicious software in an open repository for GNOME

• A company called CodeWeavers adapted web-browser Google Chromium for Linux »»»
Official support for Linux browser Google Chrome, in its current state, is a set of source code designed to work in test mode subsystems, ie the entire user interface is limited to finding a dump of passing the tests in text mode.
• Details on the use of Linux kernel to Google »»»
At the summit held in October of Linux kernel developers of Google employees gave a report on how Linux is used in this company.
• Chrome for Linux and Mac will be released until mid-year »»»
The representative of the Internet giant Google said that the company plans to release a version of the Web-browser Chrome for GNU / Linux and Mac OS X in the first half of 2009.
• Giants of the Sun and Google are quarreling over the mobile platform Android. »»»
Sun can seriously quarrel with Google because of the mobile platform Android.
• Has been released beta version of Google Chrome for Linux »»»
Google finally cheered all Linux-users of the official release of its Web-browser for the free platform.