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Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:50 am
by -Mark-
You can download stable/dev/LKCR versions of Chromium from here - https://chromium.woolyss.com

This is another best alternative apart from the official bleeding edge builds from https://download-chromium.appspot.com

Offers Chromium builds for all major OSs, so feel free to browse and leave your thoughts on their comment system or here.

Also offers portable and semi-portable versions for those who like to have it on the run :geek:

Re: Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:31 pm
by Lanik
Thanks for the info I'll sticky this one.

Re: Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:45 am
by JohnDrea
wow. Is this a new version or maybe a more advanced one of Chrome?

Re: Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:18 pm
by -Mark-
Thanks, Lanik.


@JohnDrea No, Chromium is the base for Chrome, nothing new except Chromium doesn't have any tracking shit and metrics data collection that comes with Chrome. If you want to learn more read - https://chromium.woolyss.com/#features

Re: Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:34 pm
by intense
-Mark- wrote:Chromium doesn't have any tracking shit and metrics data collection that comes with Chrome.
It seems there are privacy issues with chromium too.

Read more:
https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/commen ... vacy_wise/

Re: Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:07 pm
by -Mark-
Ofcourse, no browser is made specifically for YOU, the user. Also that reddit thread is filled with lots of tin foiled hat theories which I won't bother myself to engage further. You will still be using some Google services which can be disabled like you do in Chrome, but there's no automated data collection and transfer happening and everything is manual, so you have lot more control comparatively.

Re: Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:17 pm
by Lanik
intense wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:34 pm
It seems there are privacy issues with chromium too.
So does Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Edge .... should I go on? :mrgreen:

Re: Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:20 pm
by -Mark-
If you truly want Google free Chromium then feel free to try https://github.com/Eloston/ungoogled-chromium

Re: Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:21 pm
by intense
I know, all of them. And once on internet you'll use a lot of services and you'll be traced, so, ... I'm ok using chrome and even the various google - evil -services :mrgreen:

Re: Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:24 pm
by Lanik
I figured you know them. Like you said the difference here is "what are you okay with" or basic personal preference.

I'm okay with running Chrome or using Google since I'm not doing anything illegal .... well semi-illegal ... okay I should stop now ... "Hi Uncle Sam" :mrgreen:

Re: Stable and Dev versions of Chromium

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:29 pm
by -Mark-
Ultimately if you want the browser to work 100% as you want, then you will have to cook up your own otherwise setup how much you're willing to let loose.