Google Chrome 61 and Slackware 14.2

On Tuesday (September 5, 2017), Google released Chrome 61 (61.0.3163.79).  The .SlackBuild from extra worked to make the Slackware package and it installed just fine.  But, when I tried to run Chrome, it failed to open. NOTE: Early on September 7, 2017, the good folks at Slackware.com released mozilla-nss-3.31.1 for Slackware 14.1, 14.2 and current, … Read moreGoogle Chrome 61 and Slackware 14.2

Google: Once again, WTF?

I just noticed that Google Chrome for Windows now installs a plugin to Firefox called Google Updater. WTF is this? It’s bad enough that Chrome acts like malware and installs in the Windows User’s directory under \AppData\Local\, but why are you infecting my Firefox? Is your software so inherently insecure that it must depend on … Read moreGoogle: Once again, WTF?

Google Chrome on Slackware: Go Borderless!

When I upgraded Google Chrome to version 6.0.472.53, borders appeared around the window: these borders were not there when I was running version 5.x and I was not happy! After wasting much time creating a Window-Specific behavior–causing my KDE theme’s minimize, maximize and close buttons to disappear–I realized that what I was looking for was … Read moreGoogle Chrome on Slackware: Go Borderless!