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Published on September 3, 2008 By Draginol In OS Customization

The bad news is that Google's recently released web browser, Google Chrome doesn't play well with WindowBlinds. It works but it's visually messed up looking.

The good news is that we have it it working internally but are working through some remaining issues. 

I love the new browser though I'm not sure I'm in love with their coding implementation.


The upcoming WindowBlinds 6.3 will support Google Chrome. Right now, changing skins while it's loaded still has to be dealt with and some skins naturally look funky since effectively the Google Chrome non-client area is huge.

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on Sep 14, 2008

i am now using it in conjunction with FF... chrome can't open a vertical tab with all my bookmarks for easy browsing (say, I want to go through my webcomic directory, 1376 entries... click on it in the toolbar and then scrolling down to the one i one is not gonna cut it, I need a SOLID mini page with it.

On the other hand, I have a Q6600 quad core overclocked to 3ghz (and undervolted! slightly) and chrome's multiple threads actually make good use of it. Oh I noticed a good speedup in firefox when I moved from my 3.6ghz E8400 to this... but chrome is unbeleiveably faster to start (I have both FF and chrome set to reopen with all previous open tabs and windows. Which means I can literally have them loading hundreds of pages when they start)

It needs work, but they already solved the flash media not working bug.