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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 the Adobe Flash Player.[1]


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

selinux !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur


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


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

See also