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Chromium daily builds

Postby gnimmelf on Sat Sep 17, 2011 11:11 am

Hello everybody
im using Chromium daily builds from here
https://launchpad.net/~chromium-daily/+archive/ppa
on my mint 10 64 bit.

Im trying out the LMDE 64 bit but its much slower than mint 10 Browser wise.
I cant figure out how to get the chromium from the daily builds by adding it to my software sources, it dosent work like in mint 10!

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chromium-daily

maybe its not posible? is it because its based on ubuntu? it works in mint 10? could anyone give me a how to in LMDE?

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Re: Chromium daily builds

Postby viking777 on Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:28 pm

is it because its based on ubuntu? it works in mint 10? could anyone give me a how to in LMDE?


The fact that you already know the answer to your own question means it is hardly worth posting the question. Just add the ppa manually (and the instructions for that are on the page that you linked to at the beginning of your post, so there is no need for me to repeat them) and it probably will work. If you do that and it doesn't work, then post again, but never assume that Ubuntu and Debian/LMDE are exactly the same, they aren't.
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Re: Chromium daily builds

Postby xircon on Sat Sep 17, 2011 1:37 pm

This works, copy and paste to an editor. Save in, say, /usr/bin as add-apt-repository and make executable:
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#!/bin/bash
if [ $# -eq 1 ]
then
   ppa_name=`echo "$1" | cut -d":" -f2 -s`
   if [ -z "$ppa_name" ]
   then
      echo "PPA name not found"
      echo "Utility to add PPA repositories in your debian machine"
      echo "$0 ppa:user/ppa-name"
   else
      echo "$ppa_name"
      echo "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/$ppa_name/ubuntu lucid main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
      apt-get update >> /dev/null 2> /tmp/apt_add_key.txt
      key=`cat /tmp/apt_add_key.txt | cut -d":" -f6 | cut -d" " -f3`
      apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys $key
      rm -rf /tmp/apt_add_key.txt
   fi
else
   echo "Utility to add PPA repositories in your debian machine"
   echo "$0 ppa:user/ppa-name"
fi


It always uses lucid as the distribution, which seems to work well.
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Re: Chromium daily builds

Postby gnimmelf on Sat Sep 17, 2011 4:42 pm

viking777 wrote:
is it because its based on ubuntu? it works in mint 10? could anyone give me a how to in LMDE?


The fact that you already know the answer to your own question means it is hardly worth posting the question. Just add the ppa manually (and the instructions for that are on the page that you linked to at the beginning of your post, so there is no need for me to repeat them) and it probably will work. If you do that and it doesn't work, then post again, but never assume that Ubuntu and Debian/LMDE are exactly the same, they aren't.



hm....... if I had known the answer to the Question I wouldnt have asked! Im not her to waste mine or your time! :?

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Re: Re: Chromium daily builds

Postby LifeInTheGrey on Sat Sep 17, 2011 10:05 pm

gnimmelf wrote:
viking777 wrote:
is it because its based on ubuntu? it works in mint 10? could anyone give me a how to in LMDE?


The fact that you already know the answer to your own question means it is hardly worth posting the question. Just add the ppa manually (and the instructions for that are on the page that you linked to at the beginning of your post, so there is no need for me to repeat them) and it probably will work. If you do that and it doesn't work, then post again, but never assume that Ubuntu and Debian/LMDE are exactly the same, they aren't.



hm....... if I had known the answer to the Question I wouldnt have asked! Im not her to waste mine or your time! :?

kind regards Gnimmelf


You answered the question within the question... because LMDE is Debian based not ubuntu, ppas do not work. You can always add the Repo in manually, but is generally bad news to use ubuntu Repos in Debian.

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Re: Chromium daily builds

Postby gnimmelf on Sun Sep 18, 2011 4:25 am

Ok Thanks i tried manualy, it didnt work, i can see the key is added but it doesnt update from there.
Think i`ll stick with mint 10 then.

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Re: Chromium daily builds

Postby sumski on Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:08 am

# Chromium (usually newer version than in the official repos)
# towo's repository for aptosid
# secure APT - apt-get install frickelplatz-archive-keyring frickelplatz-keyring frickelplatz-keyrings
# deb http://frickelplatz.de/debian/ sid main contrib non-free
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