If you're an Ubuntu Linux user looking to try out a form of Google's Chrome browser, set up the Chromium daily builds repository and install its packages, because the open-source roots of Chrome has hit what its developers are calling an Alpha stage. As with the really rough pre-alpha we saw before, that still means no Flash or other plug-ins, no Google Gears, and a few other rough edges, but it definitely feels snappy when loading straight-up web pages. [via Ars Technica]
Chromium Linux Builds Reach Alpha Stage
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