Tuesday, April 10, 2012

[Gd] Dev Channel Update for Chromebooks

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Chrome Releases: Dev Channel Update for Chromebooks

The Dev channel has been updated to 19.0.1048.17 (Platform versions: 2046.20.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700 and Samsung Series 5).

This build contains a number of new features, as well as security & stability improvements. Some highlights of these changes are:

  • New modes for multiple monitor handling: mirrored (highest common resolution only), show only on primary, show only on secondary (Switch with Ctrl + F5)
  • Updated Scratchpad app
  • New file types supported - tar, gz, bzip2
  • Updates to local audio and video player
  • Functional and visual refresh of the Chrome OS Settings
  • Recovery tool supports re-formatting recovery media (use a previous recovery image USB)
  • Introduced new Japanese fonts (Motoya G04 Gothic/Mincho).
  • Redesigned UI and updated Window Manager
Known issues:
  • Issue 29012: Spoken feedback stops after increasing or reducing the machine volume
  • Issue 28932: [ZGB] Device does not respond to light sensor
  • Issue 28689: Offline help center is displayed when connected to Network
  • Issue 28564: [ZGB] Audio fails with HDMi-to-HDMi connection
  • Issue 27956: Suppress user/password dialog when re-enabling sync
  • Issue 27360: Media hangs on the machine
  • Issue 25619: Power button is unresponsive
  • Issue 23880: Sign in / Sync: Change of account password results in a sub-optimal experience depending on a number of factors
  • Issue 29050: Ethernet disappears when we configure static IP

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.

Orit Mazor
Google Chrome
URL: http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/04/dev-channel-update-for-chromebooks.html

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