Chrome 10 update patches security vulnerabilities

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  1. ronjor

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    http://www.h-online.com/security/ne...patches-security-vulnerabilities-1215069.html
     
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  3. funkydude

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    v12 has reverted back to the old Chrome icon.
     
  4. Matthijs5nl

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    A shame, I did actually like that new simple icon.

    But good to see Google is trying to make Chrome smaller for v12 and further. Because it did really grow significantly, it is by far the largest browser, however it still feels really light though. 25MB download for Google Chrome, or 9 MB for Opera which has a lot of additional features such as Turbo, Unite, mouse gestures, a BitTorrent client and a mail client, next to the main browser features ofcourse..
     
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    I knew the new icon sucked.
     
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    Yeah ... it sucked big time LOL! ;)
     
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    And Firefox 4 is 12MB. Chrome needs to downsize its Setup File.
     
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    dont forget that Chrome has Flash Player (2.7 megs) built in as well as a built in PDF writer (at least 1 meg there).

    but yeah, it is a little hefty.
     
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    Opera has also many features, but it has not a 25MB setup file:
     
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    How on earth is a couple of megs of setup file size relevant with 2TiB HDDs being commonplace these days? :rolleyes:

    P.S. Yeah, Opera bundles a lot of dangerous junk that totally does not belong into browsers, such as the webserver.
     
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    What the Setup-file Size of different Browsers (Opera: 9MB, Firefox: 12 MB, IE9: 17 MB, and Google Chrome: 25MB)
    has to do with the Storage capability of modern Hard Disks? :rolleyes:

    Please, take a look at THIS Thread. Especially: HERE and HERE.
     
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    anyway,
    what i think is more important than the setup file size is how the browser actually performs.

    i don't really think the setup size is important but that's me. *puppy*
     
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    Yeah, bingo. If someone is on dialup then they have bigger problems than whether they will download 15 or 25 megs every couple of weeks.
     
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    Sorry for bumping an oldish thread, but the new Chrome icon is back in v12.0.725.0

    I guess the early v12 build didn't have all the changes merged into it, but now it has.
     
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    Sad, they will loose many users due to it, especially new ones, since unconsciousness will report, that the new icon sucks. They marketing did a really "good job". :rolleyes:
     
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    Just curious, but how many icons come with the new Chrome install? Chrome 10 stable has a choice of five, obviously not the new one(s).
     
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    Is that what people care the most? An icon? As long as the icon is neat, the rest doesn't matter? I guess that's what made Firefox be what always were. :rolleyes:

    Chromium's icon is better looking, that's for sure. All those blues... Who knows if Google loses Windows iconic colors and goes the Chromium iconic colors way... :rolleyes:
     
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    Icon, name, GUI and etc, those are the most important things, based on which a new user decides, whenever he is gona use it or not, since all browsers are "the same".
     
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    But as soon as the neat "icon, name, GUI and etc" web browser turns out to be a resource hog, I wonder if those are features that will make new users keep using it?

    If people were only to care about icons, name, GUI, etc., there wouldn't be room for Chrome, Firefox and Opera. Everyone would stick with IE, IMO.

    Considering that most people aren't security aware, then what they should care about is usability and convenience... What does an icon have to do with that? UI, yes, it does come into play. But, not the browser's name. Anyway, just my way of seeing it... People do surprise me all the time, though. :argh:
     
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    I just tried v12 last night, the original Chrome icon was still there. What did they do, update overnight? Anyway, I don't like that blue icon, but I'm not going to dump Chrome over it or ask that Google be burned at the stake. No, the stake will only be prepared when Mozilla gets rid of my little orange fox buddy. :D
     
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    I have 5 icons too for chrome 10, my updater was not working for some reason so I had to update Manually (But the updater works now). I glad I don't have the new flat desktop icon :) .
     
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    Daveski17, you're welcome! Take care.
     
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