Re: no plugins under Chrome
On Sunday, June 01, 2014 08:28:40 Andrew McGlashan wrote:
> On 1/06/2014 9:43 PM, Mike McGinn wrote:
> > What a mess! I have been forcing the version in Synaptic on
> > chromium-browser to 34.0.187 ... and it says that is what is installed
> > after doing a complete removal. But "about" on the browser still reports
> > 35.
> Unfortunately or fortunately, depending on your view, this is how Chrome
> works. As part of the *security/update* model, the product does
> automatic updates -- you may be able to turn off automatic updates, but
> it might give you grief when it comes to safety and/or security.
> I know we are all just meant to trust Google, but I don't think we
> should be doing so blindly.
It might be time to dump chrome.
Mike McGinn KD2CNU
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