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Chromium

Chromium

Chromium 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 is the open-source project behind Google Chrome.

One of the major aims of the project is for Chrome to be a tabbed window manager, or shell for the web, as opposed to it being a traditional browser application.

Whilst Chromium is still in its early development phase, it is shaping up very nicely. It opens web pages at lightning speed. Its sleek design gives users more room to browse their favorite sites.

 Chromium 31.0.1604.2

Price
Free to download

Size
-
License

BSD License, MIT License, LGPL, Ms-PL, MPL/GPL/LGPL tri-license

Developer
The Chromium Authors

Website
www.chromium.org

System Requirements
To compile:
Python >= 2.4
Perl >= 5.x
gcc/g++ >= 4.2
g++-multilib >=4.2
bison >= 2.3
flex >= 2.5.34
gperf >= 3.0.3
pkg-config >= 0.20
libnss3-dev >= 3.12
libasound2-dev
libgconf2-dev
libglib2.0-dev
libgtk2.0-dev
libnspr4-0d >= 4.7.1+1.9-0ubuntu0.8.04.5
libnspr4-dev >= 4.7.1+1.9-0ubuntu0.8.04.5
msttcorefonts (Microsoft fonts)
freetype-dev
libcairo2-dev
libdbus-1-dev

Support Sites:
Blog, Discussion Groups, Dev Home Page, FAQ

Selected Reviews:
Ars Technica

Features include:

  • Bookmarks
  • Application shortcuts
  • Tabbed browsing
  • Page zooming
  • Pop-up blocking
  • Download manager
  • Password manager
  • Form autofill
  • Incremental finding
  • Spell checker
  • Search engine toolbar
  • Full text history search
  • Support for NPAPI-style "plugins", such as Adobe Flash and Apple QuickTime
  • Themes
  • Incognito private browsing mode
  • Security configuration
  • Spatial navigation
  • Keyboard and mouse shortcuts
  • Import browser settings
  • Access keys

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