Chrome

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Chrome is Google's proprietary (closed source) web browser. Much of the source code is released in parallel as Chromium, however there are binary blobs present in Chrome including a Pepper-based version PPAPI of Adobe Flash Player.[1]

Installation

Currently there are several versions of Google Chrome available in the main Gentoo repository:

USE flags

Each of the packages listed above contains the following USE flags.

USE flags for www-client/google-chrome The web browser from Google

plugins Add system plugins path to launcher local

Emerge

Select one of the Chrome packages to emerge above. Here the primary stable Chrome package will be installed:

root #emerge --ask www-client/google-chrome

Configuration

Most configuration aspects can be found in the Chromium article. Head over there for configuration information.

See also

  • Chromium — the open source version of Google's Chrome web browser.
  • Firefox — Mozilla's solution to the web browser.

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