Google chrome beta

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Google chrome beta

Postby pherynk » Thu May 13, 2010 12:00

I would like to install above mentioned browser. Thank you for help.
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Re: Google chrome beta

Postby thecata » Thu May 13, 2010 12:16

There is no Google Chrome in Sabayon per se, but there's www-client/chromium in both entropy and portage, which is basically the same, since chrome is based on the open source project "chromium" (do not confuse this with the chromium arcade game, also in entropy and portage). As of now, version 5.0.375.23 of chromium (released 2 weeks ago according to http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/releases/ ).

For entropy (recommended package manager for Sabayon):
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equo install www-client/chromium


For portage:
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emerge www-client/chromium
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Re: Google chrome beta

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Thu May 13, 2010 23:30

You can also merge the pre-compiled (binary) package www-client/chromium-bin from Portage, which is currently at version 5.0.376:

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# eix www-client/chromium
* www-client/chromium
     Available versions:  (~)4.0.302.2[1] (~)5.0.360.5[1] [M](~)5.0.375.23[1] (~)5.0.375.29 (~)5.0.375.38 [M](~)5.0.396.0 **9999 {+ffmpeg mp3 +plugins-symlink x264}
     Homepage:            http://chromium.org/
     Description:         Open-source version of Google Chrome web browser

[I] www-client/chromium-bin
     Available versions:  (~)5.0.308.0_p37385 (~)5.0.376.0_p44230 **9999 {+plugins-symlink}
     Installed versions:  5.0.376.0_p44230(01:25:26 06/05/10)(plugins-symlink)
     Homepage:            http://code.google.com/chromium/
     Description:         Open-source version of Google Chrome web browser (binary version)

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It's faster to merge the binary package from Portage than the source package, as I believe it takes a fair while to compile.
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