Google Chrome is available today on Linux!

Oh yes!! I love it.

Hello everybody out there using Linux -

Google Chrome is go for beta on Linux! Thanks to the many Chromium and WebKit developers who helped make Google Chrome a lean, mean browsing machine. Here are a few fun facts from us on the Google Chrome for Linux team:

60,000 lines of Linux-specific code written
23 developer builds
2,713 Linux-specific bugs fixed
12 external committers and bug editors to the Google Chrome for Linux code base, 48 external code contributors

Thanks for waiting and we hope that you enjoy using Google Chrome!

Google Chrome Team


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  1. Anonymous8/12/09 23:14


    Chrome is a userland GUI application, right? So why doesn't "available on linux" equate to "available on all X11 platforms"? Or if it does, why does the announcement not say so?

  2. Hmm, I agree with you. It seems also available on Apple's X11 :)