LXer: Best Linux Distro For a New User?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: We mean, what’s really advanced about an advanced distro? Firefox and Chrome are the same, whether you’re in Linux or Windows, as is Thunderbird–and even grandma can usually make the jump from from Word to LibreOffice with little to no difficulty. (HowTos)

Google Checkout Nixed In Favor of Google Walletview story

http://techcrunch.com – Google Checkout is being sunsetted as the company focuses on shaping Google Wallet into a viable PayPal rival. Google Commerce announced today that Google Checkouts will be retired on November 20. Google suggests that merchants who do not have their own payment processing transition to Braintree, Shopify or Freshbooks, which are offering discounted rates for Google Checkout users. U.S. (IT news)

[TOOL] [ROOT] [DEBLOAT] i337 - ONE TOOL!view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Hey Folks... Made this for myself and thought I would share... Before you use my tool, please make sure you have; USB Debugging enabled If you don't: On your device go to Settings > More > About, then click Build number multiple times until it enables developer mode. Go back one screen and you should see Developer Options.. (HowTos)

Experience A Google Maps Free Fall With Instrument's Maps Dive At Google I/Oview story

http://techcrunch.com – One of the most interesting product demos on display at Google I/O this year was a virtual sky diving simulation built using eight separate computers running Chrome, along with a Kinect-like motion sensor made by ASUS called the Xtion Pro. (IT news)

Google Chrome 28 for Linux Fixes Animation Progressview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Google Chrome, a browser built on the WebKit layout engine that aims to be minimalistic and versatile at the same time, is now at version 28.0.1500.5 Dev.A new Development version of Google Chrome has been launched, and it integrates a large number of functional changes and improvements.Highlights of Google Chrome 28.0.1500.5 Dev:• Don't lock resizes for auto-resize RWH;• An iteration bu (IT news)

Microsoft Launches Preview Of Skype For Outlook.comview story

http://techcrunch.com – Microsoft has announced that it is launching a preview of Skype for Outlook.com starting in the UK. The service will be made available in the U.S. and Germany in the coming weeks before it is rolled out to the rest of the world. With the rollout of Skype for Web, the VoIP service joins Microsoft’s suite of online tools, including SkyDrive. (IT news)

Google News Website Will Not Scroll Down (or Up)view story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – Not sure if this affecting any other websites but has anyone else had an issue with Chrome or stock browser getting 'stuck'? Not sure the best adjective to describe it ... the browser will act like it will scroll down (or up) but it will bounce back to the original page location. Note: I did download Opera and it seems to work fine. (HowTos)

New Google Chrome 27 Beta for Linux Improves Omnibox Searchview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Google Chrome, a browser built on the WebKit layout engine that aims to be minimalistic and versatile at the same time, is now at version 27.0.1453.56 Beta.The Beta branch of the Google Chrome internet browser has received an update, shortly after a new Dev version was made available to the users.Highlights of Google Chrome 27.0.1453.56 Beta:• All navsuggestion results displayed below the bes (IT news)

Google Extends Chrome Download Warnings To Include Files That Could Allow The Installation Of Malicious Extensionsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Chrome will soon warn users when they are about to download software that could try to change how the browser handles extensions. Specifically, this extension to the company’s Safe Browsing system looks for binaries that could allow potentially malicious extensions to be installed in the browser without the user’s knowledge. (IT news)

[ubuntu] Can't start Google Chromeview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – If I try to run 'google-chrome' from CLI I get an error: /opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Strange, as I ran it after install. But after a reboot it will no longer open. (Hardware)