Archive for April, 2011

How many Chromium users in Ubuntu?

April 29, 2011 15 comments

As the Chromium maintainer for Ubuntu, I often wonder how many users installed the different packages I maintain. It’s obviously difficult, not to say impossible, to tell how many of those are active users, mostly because it would imply adding some ping back mechanism that would hurt the privacy of some of those users, a line I am not willing to cross. So to try to answer this question, I depend on¬†publicly¬†available data.

To start with, I need to see where users are taking their chromium packages from. Read more…

Chromium 11 in Ubuntu

April 27, 2011 5 comments

Chromium 11 has been released earlier today. It’s full of good stuff for your own pleasure. It also contains a list of security fixes longer than my arm, for your own protection. Read more…