Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
With an alpha version of Google’s Chrome web browser recently released, I’ve been using it on Ubuntu for a few days. Below are some thoughts on the new browser and its ability to improve the Ubuntu experience.
2. simplified interface - Firefox’s interface is not bad, but Chrome raises the bar by removing extraneous menus by default in order to maximize the display area of web pages. I first found this frustrating, but quickly realized that I can get along very well without Firefox’s extensive menu. Chrome’s web-history and download-management interfaces, which are rendered as an ordinary web page in their own tabs, are also more convenient than the Firefox equivalents.
3. faster ‘awesome bar’ -