Again, the possibility is on the table: Chromium could replace Firefox as default web browser in Ubuntu 13.10 . It is neither the first nor the second time is proposed. To the third time lucky?
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WebUpd8 where discuss some of the innovations that could take shape in Ubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu also-13.10. You know, the next version of Unity, which will serve as a testing ground for Mir, the server is cooking graph Canonical, the new packaging system and installer, Click Packages, or replacement Firefox for Chromium . We were the latest by this time.
According to Chad Miller, the developer of Ubuntu that has returned to release the hare, “ Chromium has matured to be as good or better than Firefox. It will be based quite a lot of code and webapps Ubuntu Touch . We should consider using Chromium as the default browser in Ubuntu “.
Apparently Chromium is ready for the first line. There are, however, some problems to fix, which Miller listed as follows:
Possibly, this is one of the issues discussed at the Ubuntu Developer Summit which begins today, so it should not take long to know more.
We forgot to mention that while this proposal arises, Lubuntu developers are considering doing the opposite , replace Chromium the default browser of the distribution, for Firefox . The reason is as obvious as the significant improvement in the management of resources that Firefox has experienced in recent times, while Chromium is increasingly ravenous for that matter, what a system designed to be functional while light not right.
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