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.
The stable channel for Chromium Browser has recvently been updated to Chromium 51.0.2704.103 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chromium Browser is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web. Chromium serves as a base for Google Chrome, which is Chromium re-branded with very few additions such as usage tracking and an auto-updater system. Chromium 51.
Audio Recorder 1.7.5 recently released, is an audio recorder application for the GNOME 3 and Ubuntu’s Unity Desktops. This amazing program allows you to record your favourite music and audio to a file. It can record audio from your system’s soundcard, microphones, browsers, webcams & more. Put simply; if it plays out of your loudspeakers you can record it. This can also record your Skype-calls automatically. This latest release comes with a number of bugfixes and changes.
The latest stable version available of Opera for computers is Opera 33. The previous version concentrated on privacy as a human right. This latest release brings support for proprietary codecs, including MP3, H264 and new logos, for the developer, beta and final versions of Opera. So what’s new in this stable release? Compressing data for smooth internet speed Opera for some years now have been working on a Turbo mode that speeds up performance on slow networks by compressing data such as images via their servers, so they download faster.
The Chromebook is a laptop which runs Chrome OS, developed by a vendor assigned by Google (similar to the Nexus devices). Despite the fact that the company has made some parts of Chrome OS available as open-source via Chromium, there aren’t too many Chromium images available for non-chromebooks. But things are about to change. Neverware, which has worked with Google, has created a software that turns any old computer into a Chromebook.