Installing Google Gears on Ubuntu 64-bit

As an avid user of Remember the Milk, I recently noticed that my offline support wasn’t installed on my Linux laptop (Ubuntu 8.04, 64-bit). I went to install Google Gears for this, but realized that it was only available for 32-bit at the time. A little bit of Googling and I found this site. This guy put together the .xpi files for a patched version, which I have found to work completely normally.

Just in case it becomes unavailable at that site, here is the latest version I downloaded from there. Note that he says it is current as of February 2, 2009, so it could become outdated pretty soon, but at least it’s here until there is an official version out for 64-bit.

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