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Why Fedora doesn’t ship Chrome and Chromium?

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About Chrome the reasons are clear, Google’s Chrome is a proprietary software, it contains not open source modules, so end of story.

In the case of Chromium which is an OS project, things are getting more complicated and go way back in November 19, 2009, when a discussion started about shipping Chromium in Fedora. Almost three years later, we are still in starting point.

fedora and open source

Fedora always has been and always will be a core open source supporter and distributor. A core Open Source supporter, but not a hardcore Free Software fanatic as they do ship binary blobs in their Linux Kernel.

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