Portable Chrome

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Re: Portable Chrome

#16 Post by Terrine » Sat Aug 08, 2009 1:21 am

Well there is Iron, totally portable and, unlike Chrome, 100% spyware free:

http://www.srware.net/en/software_srwar ... wnload.php

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Re: Portable Chrome

#17 Post by webfork » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:46 am

(Note: you may have already seen this -- I moved from another thread on Chrome's beta.)

Although Firefox is clearly the preferred browser of the two here on the site, a lot of my friends have been switching to Chrome. Lifehacker just posted an interesting article comparing them: Why I’ve Switched From Chrome to Firefox 4.
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Re: Portable Chrome

#18 Post by giulia » Sun Jan 10, 2016 12:11 am

hi
is there a way to keep the cache inside the program and not on the host machine ?
i want to run it in a solid disk connected via usb3

thanks

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Re: Portable Chrome

#19 Post by webfork » Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:18 pm

For those users who may have heard about the Google Chrome integrated adblocking service, it was of course too good to be true.

It was supposed to "strip out ads that provide bad experiences for users" (WSJ.com) but really it's just a way for "Google to crush its few remaining competitors by pre-installing an ad zapper that it controls to the most common web browser. That’s a great way for a monopoly to remain a monopoly."
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Re: Portable Chrome

#20 Post by Midas » Mon Jul 31, 2017 2:47 am

NOTE: anyone using Portable Chrome should be aware of the discussion at viewtopic.php?t=23496 ... :!:

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Re: Portable Chrome

#21 Post by Stoik » Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:55 pm

To all/everyone following this post ... regarding Midas's comment above :

All customized settings (including extensions) get lost - on most chromium-based browsers - not only when You copy the potable browser to another PC, but also if You plan to use the potable browser directly from the USB stick on another PC (the moment you run the browser from the USB stick on another PC - the USB stick located customized settings are lost).

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Re: Alkasir

#22 Post by Midas » Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:10 am

Multi-platform FOSS Alkasir (https://alkasir.com/) might be of interest to Chrome users, which it lists as a requirement...
https://alkasir.com/ wrote:Alkasir allows users around the world to circumvent (bypass) censorship of URLs and simultaneously, helps keep track of patterns of URL blocking. It is predominantly used by persons in countries where there is censorship of political content such as news, opinion articles, blog entries, forum discussions, political videos, etc., but can also be used in any other country.
Alkasir latest 32 or 64-bit release for Windows (currently v0.4.7) can be downloaded from https://alkasir.com/en/index.html#download.

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Re: Portable Chrome

#23 Post by webfork » Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:14 pm

Just a note that Chrome's reputation for being a memory hog is now 10-13% worse:
https://mobilesyrup.com/2018/07/13/goog ... emory-hog/
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Re: Portable Chrome

#24 Post by bitcoin » Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:00 pm

PFC should make a statement by deciding not to carry google products because google and their subsidiaries like youtube push censorship instead of a free and open internet

also there is the spying and profiling issue - they once claimed their motto was "do no evil" and then it turned out they were getting rich by selling all your personal profile info

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Re: Portable Chrome

#25 Post by Midas » Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:11 am

bitcoin wrote: PFC should make a statement by deciding not to carry google products because google and their subsidiaries like youtube push censorship instead of a free and open internet.
Not to defend Alphabet here, but as much as as I abhor censors (I was born in a country that had to endure arbitrary censorship for half a century), I think TPFC should remain as content agnostic as possible. Today's evil is tomorrow's necessary resource. :|

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