[Slackbuilds-users] Google chrome?

Alexander Verbovetsky alik at ejik.org
Sat May 30 16:24:14 UTC 2020

On Sat, 30 May 2020, Jeremy Hansen wrote:
> On Sat, May 30, 2020, 6:32 AM Alexander Verbovetsky <alik at ejik.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 29 May 2020, Jeremy Hansen wrote:
> > > I know you already got your answer, but I've found the best way to
> > > install an up-to-date chrome is to use ruario's latest-chrome
> > > script.
> > >
> > > https://gist.github.com/ruario/9672759

> > I think this is equivalent to the SlackBuild from extra, both install
> > the last stable version.
> It's close, but ruario's script will check online for the latest
> version and download it (and optionally install/upgrade it
> automatically when finished).  The one from extra/ requires you to go
> and download the latest .deb from Chrome's site and save it in the
> same folder as the SlackBuild.
> Both give you the same package at the end, but ruario's requires much
> less effort on your end.

I suppose that every user of SBo has a convenient workflow for running
SlackBuilds. With a trivial google-chrome.info, for example
MAINTAINER="Patrick Volkerding"
EMAIL="volkerdi at slackware.com"
one can use the same workflow.

BTW, I also read the rss
to know about new versions.

Best regards,

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