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Good news for Mac and Linux users: CrossOver Chromium

September 29, 2008 02:24 PDT

Posted by Andrew.

Google has announced plans to support native Mac and Linux versions of Chromium, but they have yet to be released. The folks at CodeWeavers have successfully built a version of Chromium, Google Chrome's codebase, for non-PowerPC Intel Macs. they named it CrossOver Chromium.

The description of CrossOver Chromium from

CrossOver Chromium is a Mac and Linux port of the open source Chromium web browser. CrossOver Chromium is available for download from CodeWeavers, free of charge.

The screenshots of CrossOver Chromium

  • Platform: Linux The screenshot: CrossOver Chromium on Ubuntu Linux
  • The screenshot: CrossOver Chromium on Ubuntu Linux

  • Platform: Apple Mac OS The screenshot: CrossOver Chromium on Mac OS X
  • The screenshot: CrossOver Chromium on Mac OS X

    Free Download CrossOver Chromium

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    #1  posted on October 06, 2008 01:06 PDT

    I'm assuming that my G5 (10.4.11 OSX) is considered a "power mac." and is not supported for the Chrome beta. Right? or could I be wrong? Sometimes some of us "out here" don't understand your tech shorthand.

    #2  posted on October 12, 2008 08:10 PDT
    Yeah you need one of the newer macs with an Intel processor.

    Isn't this basically just chrome running under WINE?

    #3  posted on October 15, 2008 15:08 PDT
    Yeah, this is Chromium on wine made into a simple package. Nothing new to exciting though.

    #4  posted on September 12, 2009 21:35 PDT
    Chromium's good but why now download the mac version directly :


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