Now that chrome has ended support for 32 bit linux, I was wondering if chromium is as secure and as reliable as chrome. If not what changes can be made to chromeium?

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Chromium is almost exactly the same as Chrome - Chrome uses Chromium as a base and adds a few proprietary Google things to it, which can't be added to the open-source Chromium. These are things like the Flash player, PDF viewer, and certain video codecs. See this Reddit post for more.

As for 32 vs 64 bit - unless you're using a very old computer, you should be using a 64 bit operating system.

  • About 32bit vs 64bit, 64bit leaves less free ram compared to 32bit, and the extra 5%-10% performance gain in 64bit is irrelevant when my processors are only at 2%-5% capacity almost all the time - I'd much rather have more ram to use. – Xen2050 Mar 8 '17 at 13:11

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