Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Sat 1st Aug 2009 17:48 UTC
Internet & Networking "Linux: If a lack of third-party plug-in support (i.e. Flash) kept you from trying out Chrome on your Linux system, then avoid no longer. The 'early developer version' now supports many plug-ins, and they seem to work pretty well. You'll need to add --enable-plugins to your Chrome shortcut's command line operation to get the 'buggy' plug-in support, but it seems worth the hassle, as YouTube videos are playing relatively stable and smooth. Google's updated their alpha-level Chrome builds to include the newest start page tweaks as well, and it's generally a browser worth checking out, even if a few standard settings and convenience items are still missing."
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No it isnt
Member since:
2005-11-14

32 bit Google Chrome does load flash, and I don't think it's a huge loss for the 64 bit version that it currently doesn't: enabling plug-ins makes Google Chrome for Linux very unstable.

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lukic Member since:
2006-09-23

In my case on Kubuntu 9.04 32-bit Chrome with plugins enabled works very stable. I am surfing and watching flash videos for 2 days now and I didn't have any crashes. I am using it right now.

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elliott1787 Member since:
2008-07-03

Pretty stable here on 32bit ArchLinux running Chromium 3.0.197.0~svn20090801r22243 and Flash 10.0.22.87.

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No it isnt Member since:
2005-11-14

Actually, retracing my activities I found that what crashed my browser wasn't Flash, but viewing HTML5 video on Youtube. It happens with plugins disabled as well, of course. So just ignore my comment.

Flash does make the browser incredibly slow, though.

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