Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.60 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and ChromeFrame platforms.

All
  • Updated V8 - 3.13.7.5
  • Fixed Flash Camera and Microphone doesn't work (Issue: 155524)
  • Fixed Find-in-Page doesn't work properly (Issue: 156919)
  • Fixed several known top crashes
More details about additional changes are available in the svn log of all revisions.  If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 24.0.1312.1  for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains following updates:

All

  • Updated WebKit - 537.17
  • Fixed bugs related to bookmark sync and stability issues like 157365, 155871
Linux
  • Fixed GPU process crash on startup if stderr cannot be closed (Issue: 152530)

Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Friday, October 26, 2012

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS


The Dev channel has been updated to 24.0.1305.3 (Platform version: 3083.1.0) for Chromebooks on Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebook Series 5, Samsung Chromebox Series 3, Acer AC700, and Cr-48). Systems will receive updates over the next several days.

This build contains stability fixes.

Some known issues in this release include:
  • 35464 - Audio on some systems may be distorted when playing a single audio stream for a long period of time, or when playing audio on multiple tabs.
  • 157420 - "Allow proxies for shared networks" is enabled by default.
  • 35632 - Password is asked in crosh 3 times. This occurs in normal mode. Workaround - Press Enter 3 times to bypass this request.
  • On the Settings tab when modifying your avatar image, or when creating a new user, the camera LED may remain illuminated for several seconds after leaving the page.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Danielle Drew
Google Chrome

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS


The Beta channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.53 (Platform version 2723.135.0) for all devices. This release delivers a number of stability improvements. 

Notable non-stability changes:
  • Pepper Flash version on new Chromebook updated to 11.3.31.518

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Ben Henry and Josafat Garcia

Chrome OS

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.52 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and ChromeFrame platforms.

All
  • Fixed geolocation (Issue: 152428)
  • Fixed sync to use all datatypes when user chooses default (Issue: 154940)
  • Pepper Flash not setting local timezone (Issue: 154060)
Windows
More details about additional changes are available in the svn log of all revisions. If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Karen Grunberg

Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS


The Stable channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.92 (Platform version: 2465.227.0) for Chromebooks.

This build contains stability fixes.

Some highlights of these changes are:
  • 34398 - Connection manager crashes on resume when 3G is enabled

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Danielle Drew
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 24.0.1305.3  for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains following updates:

All

  • Updated V8 - 3.14.5.0
  • Bookmarks are now searched by their title while typing into the omnibox with matching bookmarks being shown in the autocomplete suggestions pop-down list. Matching is done by prefix. Example: if there is a bookmark with a title of “Doglettes & Catlettes” typing any of the following into the omnibox will likely present the bookmark as a suggestion:: “dog”, “cat”, “cat dog”, “dog cat”, “dogle”, etc. Typing “ogle” or “lettes” will not match.
  • Fixed issues 155871, 154173, 155133.

Windows

Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Beta and Dev Releases for Chrome OS


The Beta channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.41 (Platform versions: 2913.106.0 on Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebook Series 5, Samsung Chromebox Series 3, Acer AC700, and Cr-48). This build contains a number of stability improvements. 

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Ben Henry and Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.40 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and ChromeFrame platforms.

All
  • Updated V8 - 3.13.7.4
  • Fixed web spell check (Issue: 144863)
Windows
  • Fixed issues with HW video decoder (Issue: 153094)
  • Several Win8-specific enhancements and fixes (Issues: 155625, 154806)
Mac
  • Fixed several known top crashes (Issue: 153283139164153411)
  • Fixed several known issues with flash and pepper flash (Issues: 151716)
  • Fixed bad audio with USB headset (Issue: 152780)
More details about additional changes are available in the svn log of all revisions. If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Karen Grunberg

Google Chrome

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 24.0.1297.0 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains following updates:

All

  • Updated V8 - 3.14.4.1
  • Updated WebKit - 537.16
  • Fixed tab character in text field when pressed Tab in a <browser> tag. (Issue: 149859)
  • Fixed omnibox suggestion: restore selection on WM_IME_ENDCOMPOSITION (Issue: 154379)
  • Fixed text that goes out of the box under Related section after an app was installed. (Issue: 154797)
  • Fixed Web Store icon (Issue: 149887)

Windows
  • Updated styling for Web Intents windows
  • Setting preference to launch in Metro on Windows 8 will no longer cause Chrome to launch in Metro mode upon uninstall.
  • Fixed missing print preview on Asian sites. (Issue: 161704)

Mac
  • Fixed a bug where Chrome would use an outdated version of Pepper Flash (Issue: 151716)
  • [r161874] Fixed a bug where Chrome would fail to quit if at least two windows were open and  a page had a beforeunload handler (Issue: 118424)
  • Fixed browser hang when webcam used on facebook with OSX flapper. (Issue: 152757)

Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Stable channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.92 (Platform version: 2465.211.0) for Chrome OS Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, Samsung  Series 5 550 and Cr-48), and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. Machines will be receiving updates over the next several days.

This build contains security and stability fixes.

Some highlights of these changes are:

  • [154983][154987] Critical CVE-2012-5112: SVG use-after-free and IPC arbitrary file write.

Please see the Chromium security page for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of our users are up to date with the fix.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Danielle Drew & Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Beta Update for Chrome OS



The Beta channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.30 (Platform versions: 2913.73.0 on Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebook Series 5, Samsung Chromebox Series 3, Acer AC700, and Cr-48). This build contains a number of stability and performance improvements. 

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Ben Henry and Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Chrome OS Management Console Update


The Chrome OS Management Console in the administrator control panel has been updated. This update brings new features including:
Known issues are available here. Enterprise customers can report an issue by contacting support.

Lawrence Lui
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.26 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and ChromeFrame.  

This build fixes a known top crash. 

A complete log of what changed can be found in the svn revision log.  If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update

The Stable channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.94 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  This release contains fixes for the security issue listed below.

Security fixes and rewards:

Congratulations to Pinkie Pie, returning to the fray with another beautiful piece of work!

We’re delighted at the success of Pwnium 2, and anticipate additional hardening and future improvements to Chrome as a result of the competition.

  • [$60,000][154983][154987] Critical CVE-2012-5112: SVG use-after-free and IPC arbitrary file write. Credit to Pinkie Pie.

Please see the Chromium security page for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of our users are up to date with the fix.

Full details about what's in this release are available in the SVN revision log. Found a bug? Report it! On a different channel, but want to join us on the Stable train? The Chromium wiki has you covered.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 24.0.1290.1 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains following updates:

All

  • Fixed issue where clearing browse data never completes with PPAPI flash plugin disabled. [Issue: 144874]
  • Fixed issue in disabling sync for default apps. [Issue: 152582]
  • Fixed crashes 154167, 153902, 152622.

Known Issues
  • Issue 154663: On Windows 8, if Chrome is set to use Windows 8 mode, it might launch in Windows 8 mode when trying to uninstall (and therefore fail to uninstall). Workaround: make another browser default (in Control Panel -> Default Programs) and then uninstall Chrome.

Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Monday, October 8, 2012

Beta Update for Chrome OS


The Beta channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.19 (Platform versions: 2913.50.0 on Samsung Chromebook Series 5, and 2913.49.0 on Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebox Series 3, Acer AC700, and Cr-48). This build contains a number of stability, UX and performance improvements. 

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Ben Henry and Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.22 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and ChromeFrame.  

This build fixes some of the known stability issues and some bugs related to Windows8, Panels, and GPU. 

This build also has a new version of Flash with security and other fixes. More information can be found here.

A complete log of what changed can be found in the svn revision log.  If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update

The Stable channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.92 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  This update contains a number of stability fixes, including an issue with multiple profiles on Mac OS X 10.8.2.  It also contains a fix for text display on the Mac, as well as the security updates listed below.

Security fixes and rewards:

Please see the Chromium security page for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of our users are up to date with the fix.

[$1000] [138208] High CVE-2012-2900: Crash in Skia text rendering. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
[$3133.7] [147499] Critical CVE-2012-5108: Race condition in audio device handling. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
[$500] [148692] Medium CVE-2012-5109: OOB read in ICU regex. Credit to Arthur Gerkis.
[151449] Medium CVE-2012-5110: Out-of-bounds read in compositor. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
[151895] Low CVE-2012-5111: Plug-in crash monitoring was missing for Pepper plug-ins. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans).

Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer.

These builds also have a new version of Flash with security and other fixes. More information can be found here.

Full details about what's in this release are available in the SVN revision log. Found a bug? Report it! On a different channel, but want to join us on the Beta train? The Chromium wiki has you covered.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Friday, October 5, 2012

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS


The Dev channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.19.  The Platform version for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5 550, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3 is 2913.49.0, and for Samsung Chromebook Series 3 is 2913.50.0.  This build contains UI, stability and wifi improvements.


Highlights of these changes are: 
  • Audio Video players have been fixed
  • The network unresponsiveness has been fixed.
Known issues: 
  • Camera app doesn't load.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Ben Henry and Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Beta Channel Update


The Beta channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.17 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and ChromeFrame. This build fixes some of the known stability issues. A complete log of what changed can be found in the svn revision log.  If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome


Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Dev channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.16 (Platform version: 2913.41.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebook Series 3, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. This build contains UI, stability and performance improvements.

Highlights of these changes are: 
  • Pepper Flash updated to version 11.4.31.108
Known issues: 
  • 3495434964 - There are a few situations where the network becomes unresponsive.  Workaround: Restart system and reconnect to the internet.
  • Camera app doesn't load.
  • 151431 - Audio and Video doesn't play in the background.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Ben Henry and Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 24.0.1284.2 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains following updates:

All

  • Updated V8 - 3.13.7.1
  • Updated WebKit - 537.13

  • Fixed an issue where clearing browsing data would not complete when Pepper Flash was disabled (Issue:  144874)
  • Fixed an issue where inline disposition isn’t displaying correctly. (Issue: 145622)
  • Fixed a crash when clicking speech input. (Issue: 146689)
  • Fixed file system URLs no longer work in platform apps. (Issue: 150861)
  • Fixed a crash when opening YouTube in full screen mode. (Issue: 149821)
  • Fixed a crash when loading explicit intent service. (Issue: 150834)

Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Chrome Beta Release

The Chrome team is happy to announce the arrival of Chrome 23.0.1271.10 to the Beta Channel for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.

Chrome 23 contains some really great improvements including better communication and media experiences. More on what's new at the Chromium Blog.

You can find full details about the changes that are in Chrome 23 in the SVN revision log. If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome