[Slackbuilds-users] Google chrome?

Andrew Payne phalange at komputermatrix.com
Sat May 30 01:19:27 UTC 2020

Hi Rich, I maintain Brave which tracks Chromium. No dependencies and no
compiling, so you might want to test it as a Chromium substitute.

On Fri, 29 May 2020, Rich Shepard wrote:

> I thought SBo provided Google's chrome browser but am not finding it. I did
> find a linuxquestions thread from 2012 (version -13.37) that suggested it
> had been available.
> I'm making a video conference presentation the week after next hosted on a
> site that's a subset of Zoom. A test connection today failed using the
> latest firefox and opera and only partially succeeded with the latest
> chromium. The cloud software site had support for linux but Slackware (of
> course) was under "other linux" and could not download a library it wanted
> nor open a necessary web page. Sigh.
> The conference organizers suggested I try Google's chrome. Going to google's
> chrome download page I see they have .deb and .rpm packages for download and
> installation; I don't know that I can download only. They have another page
> for other linux distributions and for Slackware they point to Alien BOB's
> chromium. I have the SBo chromium installed.
> If I can't get something to work here I'll need to drive about 65 miles each
> way to another city where they have a studio set up to run the entire
> conference. I'd prefer to avoid that travel if I can present from here.
> I'm open to suggestions.
> Rich
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