Tag: Chromium

What’s in a Name: A Brief History of How User Agents Became So Long

If you type “What’s my user agent” into Google, you’ll get something like this:   Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/67.0.3396.79 Safari/537.36   Websites can use this to determine what browser and operating system you’re using, but

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KDE File Dialog Now in Chromium Dev Build

Earlier, I reported that Google Chrome / Chromium would soon have KDE file dialogs for saving and opening files. This morning I installed a development build of Chromium 16, and there it is, native KDE file dialog support by default.

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Google Chrome to Get KDE File Dialog Support

This news should make KDE users happy. One of the issues with using any non-KDE apps with KDE is that you often get stuck with a GTK file dialog. In my opinion, the GTK file picker just does not measure

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Browser Wars, My Own Observations

On a given day, I may use three different browsers for various reasons.  Sometimes one browser just gets the job done better than another.  Having said that, the following results are only from one test (SunSpider), on one computer (mine),

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Google Chrome History Mystery

Lately, I have encountered a strange problem with Google Chrome that rendered the history inoperable.  The problem began when I cleared the browsing history one day and expected it to return to normal use. Instead, Chrome stopped recording the history

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