57605061 story Google To Replace GTK+ With Its Own Aura In Chrome 240 Posted by timothy on Wednesday March 12, 2014 @02:10AM from the your-aura-is-always-with-you dept. sfcrazy writes "Google's Chromium team is working on an alternative of Gtk+ for the browser, called Aura. Elliot Glaysher, a Google developer explains, 'We aim to launch the Aura graphics stack on Linux in M35. Aura is a cross-platform graphics system, and the Aura frontend will replace the current GTK+ frontend.' The Free Software community is debating: is Google trying to do Canonical? Couldn't Google just switch to Qt, which is becoming an industry standard?"