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Funtoo Linux offers a number of possibilities when it comes to Web browsers. This page is intended to give you an overview of what is available, their various trade-offs, and also provide tutorial-style instructions on how to set them up so they offer full functionality.
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== 666threesixes666 ==
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birthdate=2/3/1984
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== Google Chrome (binary) ==
  
== Contact ==
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The Google Chrome (binary) ebuild is <tt>www-client/google-chrome</tt>. Google Chrome is a very good Web browser. This browser is a great option for those who want a full-featured browser up and running quickly without a lot of complication.
  
threesixes, #funtoo, irc.freenode.net.
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==== Advantages ====
  
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* It's very fast to install, because it does not need to be built from source.
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* It includes support for Adobe Flash and PDF viewing built-in, which works right away with no additional configuration.
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* It works well with [[PulseAudio]] with no additional configuration required.
  
[[Help:Funtoo_Editing_Guidelines|Funtoo Wiki Syntax Fractal]]
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==== Disadvantages ====
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* It's based on a binary for Debian systems, and sometimes depends on outdated versions of ebuilds to run.
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* The stable build of Google Chrome (<tt>www-client/google-chrome</tt>) has a bug where the text in the address bar "wiggles" as you type.
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=== Google Chrome Installatoin ===
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As root, you first need to accept the Google Chrome license, as follows:
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<console>
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# ##i##emerge google-chrome --autounmask-write
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</console>
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Now, run <tt>etc-update</tt> and accept the changes made to <tt>/etc/portage/package.license</tt>. Now, emerge:
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<console>
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# ##i##emerge -a google-chrome
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</console>

Revision as of 20:35, March 12, 2014

Funtoo Linux offers a number of possibilities when it comes to Web browsers. This page is intended to give you an overview of what is available, their various trade-offs, and also provide tutorial-style instructions on how to set them up so they offer full functionality.

Google Chrome (binary)

The Google Chrome (binary) ebuild is www-client/google-chrome. Google Chrome is a very good Web browser. This browser is a great option for those who want a full-featured browser up and running quickly without a lot of complication.

Advantages

  • It's very fast to install, because it does not need to be built from source.
  • It includes support for Adobe Flash and PDF viewing built-in, which works right away with no additional configuration.
  • It works well with PulseAudio with no additional configuration required.

Disadvantages

  • It's based on a binary for Debian systems, and sometimes depends on outdated versions of ebuilds to run.
  • The stable build of Google Chrome (www-client/google-chrome) has a bug where the text in the address bar "wiggles" as you type.

Google Chrome Installatoin

As root, you first need to accept the Google Chrome license, as follows:

# emerge google-chrome --autounmask-write

Now, run etc-update and accept the changes made to /etc/portage/package.license. Now, emerge:

# emerge -a google-chrome