Firefox remains the default browser in Ubuntu 13:10




Canonical will in Ubuntu 13:10 Firefox flour springs as the default browser. This Chromium, remains the open source version of Google’s Chrome browser, another optional installate, although the browser keep a chance to replace Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Firefox.

Within the development community of Ubuntu has long been raging debate Firefox or Chromium Be it the default browser should be in the Linux distribution. Until now, Firefox had always preferred, but at the last Ubuntu Developer Summit, which was held in May sounded the call to make Chromium the default browser. According to many supporters Chromium browser is now better than Mozilla’s Firefox.

Meanwhile at the Ubuntu Developer mailing list announced in Ubuntu 13.10, which should come out in October again Firefox the default browser will be. Chromium remains one optional installation and will be found again in the Ubuntu Software Center.

The choice not to make Ubuntu 13:10 Chromium as the default browser would include dealing with an irregular update process. Would also be the builds of Chromium for Ubuntu insufficient updated. Despite giving the developers that Chromium has a good chance to end up in Ubuntu 14:04 LTS to be the default browser when these problems are solved.


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