Is Chromium safe?

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Re: Is Chromium safe?

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2019-03-21 08:54

debiandonder wrote:I use only open source driver

Yes but have you installed the non-free firmware that is required by that driver?

Read the Debian wiki page about AMD graphics cards and follow the instructions.
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Re: Is Chromium safe?

Postby debiandonder » 2019-03-21 13:34

Oh yes I know, I looked up apt install linux-firmare. I don't know if I mentioned it but my AMD graphics card's fan broke and I just removed it. I am now using a AMD A10 that a APU. It includes 6 graphics cores with the 4 CPU cores.

It works rather well at the moment.

What will I gain if I install the firmware drivers? The video problem was only in Chrome and only a few websites.
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Re: Is Chromium safe?

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2019-03-21 13:58

debiandonder wrote:What will I gain if I install the firmware drivers?

A video card that works properly.

Ubuntu and other distributions will install non-free firmware automatically but that goes against Debian's policy.

Also, firmware is not the same as driver.
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Re: Is Chromium safe?

Postby arochester » 2019-03-21 14:08

This thread seems to have wandered off the OP. It is in danger of being locked. Each topic should have its own thread...
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Re: Is Chromium safe?

Postby debiandonder » 2019-03-21 14:36

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:
debiandonder wrote:What will I gain if I install the firmware drivers?

A video card that works properly.

Ubuntu and other distributions will install non-free firmware automatically but that goes against Debian's policy.

Also, firmware is not the same as driver.


Thank you very much, I checked in Sypantic and saw the driver is already installed.

All's well!
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Re: Is Chromium safe?

Postby debiandonder » 2019-03-21 14:38

arochester wrote:This thread seems to have wandered off the OP. It is in danger of being locked. Each topic should have its own thread...


Very true, it's just more trouble to start a new post for every issue relating to the original problem.

No worries, everything is working great.
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