[blfs-support] Chromium

Richard Melville richard.melville69 at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 26 04:38:11 PST 2015


On 25 November 2015 at 23:02, Paul Rogers <paulgrogers at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> I'm more or less in Ken's camp--I'd prefer a browser with fewer
> dependencies, and one that isn't a snitch.  My as-built tarball for
> firefox-35 is 118MB, so none of them are lightweights.  (Back in my day
> we called it "creeping featuritis".)  As to Flash, I'm using Shumway on
> 35.  If I never have to use Flash again it'd be too soon.
>
> I'd recommend keeping up with both Chromium and Iridium, even others,
> and see if at some point they have something worth a strong
> recommendation.

Still on the hunt for a light, secure, configurable graphical web
browser that's not too difficult to handle I came across
http://is.gd/COxf3u Xombrero.  Has anybody had any experience of this?
 It looks to be well supported and there's a good howto here
http://is.gd/iVHkPC

Richard


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