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Google announced today the general availability of the Chrome OS 86 operating system for Chromebook devices, a release that brings various improvements and new features.
Chromebooks have been a game-changer for PreK-12 school systems, enabling them to purchase low-cost laptop computers for students, teachers, and administrators to use. While Chromebooks?have always been powered by a Linux-based operating system (Chrome OS), until recently, there was no way to run most Linux apps on?one.
We'll just let muted videos autoplay on Chrome for Android because publishers can't be stopped. Google's rules for when its Chrome browser allows and blocks the automatic playback of web audio and video have come under fire following a company developer's decision not to address objections to the removal of autoplay blocking controls from Chrome for Android.…
Go take the dog for a walk... or crack a book, maybe. Browser maker Vivaldi has made the bold claim that its latest release will allow users to "pause the internet."…
Some times you might want to run an application (especially a web application) 24/7 in full-screen mode. In this guide, we will see how to launch web browsers in kiosk mode (full screen) from command line in Linux.
In this article, we are going to take a trip back in time to see where the seed of Linux was planted?—?namely via the Unix systems of the early 1970s & how it has progressed through the modern day.
Here’s a list of 7 privacy-preserving extensions to have if you are still going to use Chrome/Chromium browsers anyway. Or maybe you can even use them with the Ungoogled-Chromium browser, which is a better choice.
How the Linux graphics stack is used within ChromeOS, and the work done to improve software rendering (while simultaneously improving the GPU rendering by reducing the boilerplate needed in applications).
For those who don’t know, Google Chrome is built on the top of the Google Chromium browser, which is an open source browser released under BSD license having almost the same features as in Google Chrome. Don't use Chrome nor Chromium... Instead, use this fully Google-free Ungoogled-Chromium if you want to stay away from Google's eyes.
Tips for documenting procedures from complex technical tasks to simple handwashing.
Web security? We've got that totally under control. Google's Chromium team has proposed a way to allow web apps to establish direct TCP and UDP network connections, a powerful capability that could complicate web security.…
On the 18th of August, GeForce now became available for most Chromebooks, Chromebooks basically just need to be powerful enough to run the webpage and a decent internet connection. This is a huge step forward to make Chromebooks a gaming pc (well cloud gaming pc). have a look at the post for more information! Enjoy!
Chrome engineers experiment with memory-safe language in software that really ought to be memory safe. Google's Chromium Project has acknowledged its growing interest in adding more Rust code to the mostly C++ Chromium codebase.…
With the coronavirus pandemic making working from home more popular than ever, business-class Chromebooks are coming to the forefront.
Unethical developers fake user counts to gain trust. Efforts to manipulate installation counts in Chrome Web Store extension listings appear to be alive and well, despite a developer's personal crusade to call attention to the problem.…
Plus: Web giant hears developers' extension concerns, ignores them. Google released Chrome 83 on Tuesday after skipping version 82 entirely due to coronavirus-related challenges, bringing with it security for DNS queries, a revised extension interface that developers dislike, and a few other features.…
According to Net Applications, desktop Linux is making a surge. But, Windows still rules the desktop and other data suggests that macOS, Chrome OS, and Linux are still way behind, while we're turning evermore to our smartphones.
According to the Google Stadia Wikipedia page, "[Stadia] is accessible through the Google Chrome web browser on desktop computers …". Additionally, Stadia is free for two months starting April 8th. Follow these simple steps to install the Google Chrome web browser in Fedora and enjoy the new world of cloud-based gaming on your Fedora Linux PC!
Plus some interesting new side-channel attack possibilities for crims to play with. With Silicon Valley under lockdown Chrome 82 has been abandoned by Google, but the Chocolate Factory boffins haven't been slacking and on Thursday released the beta build of Chrome 83 ahead of schedule.…
In this article, we provide tutorials on how to install some of the most popular multi-media applications on Chromebooks.
Google finally released the Chrome OS 80 operating system for Chromebook devices, a major update that improves support for Linux apps and adds numerous other features from the Chrome 80 release.
It's not a bug, it's a feature, explains the Chocolate Factory. Google has implemented a browser capability in Chrome called ScrollToTextFragment that enables deep links to web documents, but it has done so despite unresolved privacy concerns and lack of support from other browser makers.…
Smart websites should be fine – if you're being scummy, beware
Next week Google is scheduled to release Chrome 80 to its stable channel, and says only "a very modest amount of breakage" of websites is expected.…
Installing Chrome and Selenium can be quite challenging. This post goes through step by step tutorial to install Selenium and Chrome. I have also put together a small section at the end to cover "most commonly errors" during installation.
It would appear that Google is working to bring official Steam support to its Linux-based Chrome OS operating system for supported Chromebook devices.
Beefy Firefox release despite new 4-weekly release cycle, but users stick stubbornly to Google Chrome
Updated Mozilla has aired a bunch of new features aimed at making web 2020 a little less unpleasant in its release of Firefox 72.…
Beefy Firefox release despite new 4-weekly release cycle, but users stick stubbornly to Google Chrome
Mozilla has aired a bunch of new features aimed at making web 2020 a little less unpleasant in its release of Firefox 72.…
If you want a top-of-the-line Chromebook for work, your first choice has been the Google's Pixelbook Go. Now, Samsung is releasing a challenger, the Galaxy Chromebook.
We look back on 2019 using our 2020 hindsight at some of the important happenings during the last year in the world of Linux and open source.
All Chromium browsers are equal, but some smell more equal than others. Browser maker Vivaldi celebrated its last release of 2019 with a handbags-at-dawn move that will see it don a Google Chrome disguise.…
The blocked browsers include Konqueror, Falkon, and Qutebrowser, according to the linked discussion thread.
Google has promoted today the Chrome 79 web browser to the stable channel for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, Windows, Android, and Chrome OS.
Privacy developers concerned over Chocolate Factory plans. A nascent web API called getInstalledRelatedApps offers a glimpse of why online privacy remains such an uncertain proposition. In development since 2015, Google has been experimenting with the API since the release of Chrome 59 in 2017. As its name suggests, it is designed to let web apps and sites determine whether a corresponding native app is installed on a user's device.…
Most malvertising campaigns (malicious ads) target Windows users, according to statistics shared last week by cyber-security firm Devcon. The company said that based on data gathered by its internal tools, 61% of the malicious ads they've observed from between July 11 and November 22, 2019 were aimed at Windows users.
At Google I/O last year, Google announced Linux app support for Chrome OS. This is made possible thanks to installing a GNU/Linux distribution, specifically Debian 9 “Stretch”, in a Linux container. Earlier this year, the Debian project announced Debian 10 “Buster,” but Google wasn’t ready to upgrade the default Linux container on Chromebooks just yet. Now, after months of testing and bug fixing, Google is ready to enable Debian 10 “Buster” as the default Linux container in Chrome OS.
Change rolled back, but it's not a good look for Google. An experimental feature silently rolled out to the stable Chrome release on Tuesday caused chaos for IT admins this week after users complained of facing white, featureless tabs on Google's massively popular browser.
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With Linux app mode enabled, you can now play your favorite Steam games on Chromebook. Here is how you can easily install Steam on Chromebook.
Chromebook is more than just a browser. It allows you to run Android apps and Linux apps. Here is how you can enable Linux mode on Chromebook.
So you can work on something while you work on something. Google has added virtual desktops to its Chrome OS, used in Chromebooks, enabling users to create multiple workspaces and switch between them.…
Google announced today that its Linux-based Chrome OS operating system for Chromebooks now finally supports virtual workspaces with the latest release.
The default Linux distro used in Chrome OS Crostini is Debian. You are not stuck with it, though. Here's how to change it to run Ubuntu instead.
Google has begin the rollout of the latest Chrome OS 77 operating system for Chromebooks, a release that brings the Google Assistant to more devices and several other updates.
Google has a long and interesting history contributing to the upstream Linux kernel. With Chrome OS, Google has tried to learn from some of the mistakes of its past and is now working with the upstream Linux kernel as much as it can.
Chromebook runs Google Chrome browser by default. If you are not a fan of Google Chrome, here is how you can install Firefox on Chromebook.
GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton released a new version of his custom build Chromium OS-based ChromX operating system for desktop and laptop computers with support for Flatpak apps.
Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world. It is fast, intuitive, and secure browser built for the modern web. Chrome is not an open source browser, and it is not included in the Debian repositories. It is based on Chromium, an open-source browser that is available in the default Debian Buster repositories. In this tutorial, we will go through the steps of installing Google Chrome web browser on Debian 10 Linux.
For about the last 6 weeks I have been working on a thorough and unique Chromebook Comparison Guides, where I compare Chromebooks in nearly every single aspect including, on which Chromebooks a person can install Gallium OS and what Chromebooks has Linux Apps (Crostini) support, etc.
Google promoted the Chrome OS 76 operating system for supported Chromebook devices to the stable channel, and it is now rolling out to users from around the world with new features and improvements.
Today, Mozilla and Google took action to protect the online security and privacy of individuals in Kazakhstan. Together the companies deployed technical solutions within Firefox and Chrome to block the …
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