Google Chrome

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  1. stockFD3S

    stockFD3S Active Member

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    For those who aren't aware, google released their own browser.

    Google Chrome - Download a new browser

    Seems to run a bit more smooth compared to Firefox.
     


  2. kfriddile

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    I've been using it at work somewhat since it came out, and, overall, I like it. There are still some issues with certain pages (Facebook for example), but this is just an early beta release, so you can't expect it to be rock-solid yet. For the more technically inclined, here's a link where you can find the most recent builds of Chromium (the open-source name for Chrome basically). These builds incorporate the most recent bugfixes contributed by the OS community:

    Index of /buildbot/snapshots/chromium-rel-xp
     
  3. stockFD3S

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    Thanks for the link, wasn't sure whether they had snapshots available or not.
     
  4. friedk

    friedk New Member

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    Chrome for me lags when using shockwave and .pdf files. Other than that it's been smooth sailing.
     
  5. Texas1911

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    I use it for applications that do not run well in IE or Mozilla. By running well I am referring to the memory management and allocation for streaming applications.
     
  6. zembonez

    zembonez TGT Addict

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    You can bet that if Google created it, it might well be the leader one day. Those guys have their stuff together.
     
  7. lonewolf23c

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    Cool post, thanks for the info, I'm gonna try it. I already run firefox, so I'll try out the new Google Chrome and see how it compares.
     
  8. FreedomJoyAdventure

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    I LIKE Chrome

    It's fast, and usually works well for me, the one exception being Youtube - I get an error saying, "Sorry, this video is no longer vailable" when I use Chrome to view videos that still work in IE.

    Like the speed, and the improved memory management, though.
     
  9. lonewolf23c

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    Chrome on my computer won't even load the Youtube site. Works just fine with Firefox and IE. Its a pretty new Browser so I'm sure Google will get the bugs worked out pretty soon and get a new release version.
     
  10. JKTex

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    Actually, it's BETA also. I love the speed, but there's too many things that aren't ready for full time use.

    I uninstalled it but would love to try it again, once it's more "street ready".
     

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