Chrome vs Chromium

Chrome vs Chromium. A detailed article for the differences of Google Chrome and Chromium internet browsers. In the previous article for how to install Chrome on Ubuntu and Mint we mentioned an internet browser that is called Chromium and we also said that Google Chrome is based on it. Those two browsers seem to look alike and in this guide we’ll see with what criteria we’ll choose which one to install.

Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 Officially released

Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 had just been released to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 contains a number of fixes and improvements, out of which the update includes 9 security fixes which are all listed below. Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 Security Fixes: High CVE-2016-1660: Out-of-bounds write in Blink. High CVE-2016-1661: Memory corruption in cross-process frames. High CVE-2016-1662: Use-after-free in extensions. High CVE-2016-1663: Use-after-free in Blink’s V8 bindings.

Google Chrome 50 released

The Chrome team recently announced the release of Google Chrome 50 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 50.0.2661.75 contains a number of fixes and improvements, out of which the update includes 20 security fixes. Highlight Of Fixes: High CVE-2016-1652: Universal XSS in extension bindings High CVE-2016-1653: Out-of-bounds write in V8 Medium CVE-2016-1651: Out-of-bounds read in Pdfium JPEG2000 decoding Medium CVE-2016-1654: Uninitialized memory read in media Medium CVE-2016-1655: Use-after-free related to extensions Medium CVE-2016-1656: Android downloaded file path restriction bypass Medium CVE-2016-1657: Address bar spoofing Low CVE-2016-1658: Potential leak of sensitive information to malicious extensions Complete list of changes is available in thelog Install Google Chrome 50 on Ubuntu OS sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://dl.

Node.JS 5.3.0 Stable released

Node.JS 5.3.0 recently released, is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient. Node.js’ package ecosystem, npm, is the largest ecosystem of open source libraries in the world. Node.JS 5.3.0 changelog Notable changes buffer: Buffer.prototype.includes() has been added to keep parity with TypedArrays. domains: Fix handling of uncaught exceptions.

GalliumOS an Xubuntu Based Linux OS for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes released

GalliumOS an Xubuntu Based Linux OS for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes has just been introduced. GalliumOS is a fast and lightweight Linux distro for ChromeOS devices. GalliumOS includes optimizations that eliminate system stalls and improve overall responsiveness. Alternative kernel schedulers to prevent system stalls BFS for process scheduling BFQ for I/O scheduling Removed some services to improve the boot time and reduce memory usage Zram for swap, which is a much faster swap than to disk Removed unnecessary kernel features/modules Compton as the compositor for tear free compositing Performs better than enabling Tear Free in the Intel graphics driver Improved Powersaving The kernel watchdog timer has been disabled.

Google Launches Chrome Beta Browser for iOS with 3D Touch Support

Google has recently added iOS to the list of platforms getting beta versions of its Chrome browser (Chrome Beta Browser for iOS), as the company has released an early build of the application through Apple’s new TestFlight platform. Acquired last year to provide developers with easier access to early versions of software, TestFlight now allows users to download a new beta build of Chrome beta that adds a number of new features, including support for 3D Touch.

Google ends support of Chrome for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8

Earlier this year, Google announced that Google Chrome would continue support for Windows XP through the remainder of 2015. At that time, its is strongly advised that users on older, unsupported platforms such as Windows XP to update to a supported, secure operating system. Such older platforms are missing critical security updates and have a greater potential to be infected by viruses and malware. Marc Pawliger, Director of Engineering and Early Notifier – posted on Google Chromes Blog, that Google is ending support for Chrome on Windows XP, as well as Windows Vista, and Mac OS X 10.

Install / Update Google Chrome 46 on Ubuntu / Elementary / Linux Mint OS

The Chrome team recently announced the promotion of Google Chrome 46 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. This latest release Google Chrome 46.0.2490.71 comes with a number of bug fixes and improvements, including a number of security fixes highlighted below. Cross-origin bypass in Blink. Credit to Mariusz Mlynski. Use-after-free in PDFium. Credit to anonymous. Use-after-free in ServiceWorker. Credit to Collin Payne. Bad-cast in PDFium. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.

Chrome 45 beta updates released with new ES2015 feature

The newest Chrome 45 beta recently released includes new JavaScript language features, an improved audio experience on Android, and a large number of minor API improvements and deprecations. Chrome 45 beta comes with lots of new features including New ES2015 features, improvements to Service Worker, Media Controls, Changes to Push, additions to Touch API and much much more. Chrome 45 beta changelog Service worker improvements: Chrome 40 introduced support for service workers, enabling developers to build high performance sites that work offline.

Install latest Google Chrome on Debian 6/7

Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It’s one of the most popular and widely used web browser by most of the internet users. In this post, I will be installing it on a x64 Debian Desktop [box type=”info” style=”rounded” icon=”info”]For those running Debian 6.0 XFCE desktop environment, or any other desktop environment like KDE, MATE, GNOME, Unity etc, do the following first: – Edit gnome-keyring-pkcs11.

Install Latest Google Chrome in Ubuntu 13.10

Read on how to install Latest Google Chrome in Ubuntu 13.10 Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It’s one of the most popular and widely used web browser by most of the internet users. The name comes from the box graphical user interface , or “chrome” of the browser comes in three versions, Chrome (Vrowser ), Chrome ( android ), ChromeBox (OS), Chromebooks (OS).

Create a Chrome App for your Website

I recently created a Google Chrome for this website so I have presence in the Chrome store hence making the website more known to the wider audience. In this post, I will be showing us how to make a Google Chrome APP for your website the step-by-step instruction below. Step 1: Verify Website – You need to first verify the website in Google Webmaster Tool in order to link to it in a Chrome web app.

Installing Google Chrome 32 on CentOS 6.5

If you ever desire to use Google Chrome as your preferred choice browser in CentOS, then this article will show you howto install the latest Google Chrome and keep up-to-date. Step 1: Enable Google YUM repository – Open Putty and log into CentOS using root account. Run the following command to edit/create a new file called “google-chrome.repo“ [code language=”js”]# vi /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo[/code] – Add the following lines of code to it [code language=”js”]