Posts with the tag Browser

Install Opera

http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/OPERA
http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/841/
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OperaBrowser

installation

install Opera https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OperaBrowser

sudo -i
echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free"  >> /etc/apt/sources.list
wget -q http://deb.opera.com/archive.key -O- | sudo apt-key add -
aptitude update
aptitude install opera
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Install Google Chrome

https://launchpad.net/chromium-project

To add the gpg key and the ppa repository at once (works with Ubuntu>=9.10), do:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chromium-daily

This is for the daily builds. If you want the beta versions instead, use:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chromium-daily/beta

Then install:

sudo aptitude install chromium-browser-l10n
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Speed up your Ubuntu karmic system

http://www.n00bsonubuntu.com/tips/improvebootinternetkarmic

  • enable preload: sudo apt-get install -y preload (more: http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/tuning#Preload. Change settings using sudo gedit /etc/preload.conf and display the log file using sudo cat /var/log/preload.log. A more extensive state file can be accessed on: /var/lib/preload/preload.state.)
  • disable Pango smoothing on Firefox export MOZ_DISABLE_PANGO=1. Put this in your ~/.bash_profile or ~/.bashrc.
  • start...

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Installing Google Chrome on Ubuntu 9.04

http://ubuntublog.ch/applikationen/google-chrome-fuer-ubuntu

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Then add to the file:

# Google Chrome
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/chromium-daily/ppa/ubuntu intrepid main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/chromium-daily/ppa/ubuntu intrepid main

And add the sign-key to you keyring:

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 0xfbef0d696de1c72ba5a835fe5a9bf3bb4e5e17b5

Then update and install:

sudo apt-get...

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