Running The Chromium Browser On Ubuntu 8.04 With CrossOver Chromium

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Submitted by falko (Contact Author) (Forums) on Tue, 2008-10-07 17:10. :: Ubuntu | Desktop

Running The Chromium Browser On Ubuntu 8.04 With CrossOver Chromium

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Author: Falko Timme <ft [at] falkotimme [dot] com>
Last edited 09/24/2008

Chromium is an open-source browser project that is the basis for Google's Chrome browser. Right now, Chromium doesn't support Linux natively, but Codeweavers has created a Linux port called CrossOver Chromium that can be installed free of charge. This guide shows how to install CrossOver Chromium on Ubuntu 8.04.

Open Firefox and go to http://www.codeweavers.com/services/ports/chromium/. Select the Chromium package for Ubuntu and Debian:

In the Firefox download dialogue, select Open with GDebi Package Installer (default):

After the Package Installer has started, click on the Install Package button:

Type in your password:

CrossOver Chromium is now being installed:

Afterwards, click on Close and leave the Package Installer:

You can now start Chromium by going to Applications > Crossover Chromium > Chromium:

This is what Chromium looks like:

 

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