[CS-FSLUG] Chrome to "Integrate" Flash

Peter J. Vasquez Sr. pjvasquez at baeyogin.com
Fri Apr 2 07:48:16 CDT 2010

The explanation was posted on their blog:


On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 6:27 AM, David McGlone <david at dmcentral.net> wrote:
>> On Wed, 31 Mar 2010 19:12:33 +0100
>> Davo Smith <christiansource at davosmith.co.uk> wrote:
>> > I don't know if this is optional in the install process, or even if it
>> > is a Windows-only feature, but if it helps to eliminate the problems
>> > of 'I tried out this new browser that Bob told me about and none of my
>> > favourite (flash-using) websites worked properly', then it is a good
>> > thing (the more people using a standards-compliant browser, the sooner
>> > we can move away from Flash).
>> >
>> > Davo
>> I briefly installed Chrome on my computer, I believe it was
>> via rpm. Without giving me a choice or telling me they were going to do
>> it, they created a .repo file and enabled it, in addition to installing
>> the browser. The browser also doesn't have an option whether or not to
>> automatically download updates (or didn't, since I now longer
>> use it).
>> At least Adobe gives you the option to download an rpm for each version
>> of flash, or do a 'yum' download which creates a repo. I thought it was
>> not very well-mannered of Google (Topeka for today!); so I disabled the
>> repo and don't use that browser anymore.
> What did Google mean by "Topeka" anyway? If they aren't referring to the
> capitol of Kansas then I have no idea what else it would be.
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