Chrome 38 Dev (Unstable) Has Been Updated. How To Install Chrome 38 Dev On Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Google Chrome 38.0.2125.0 Dev has been released a while ago, coming with important fixes. Among others, a shared worker process related codes has been removed, a crash that occured when interacting the editing popup has been fixed, polymer has been updated to version 0.3.5, the Blink engine has been enhanced, the current_navigation_index has been repaired for the sync session tabs, access to the FontRenderParams cache has been synced, support has been added for reporting AudioNode, RenderObject and Resource object leak,  an unused slider from the user manager tutorial has been removed, the VAAPI encoder flag has been turned into a kill switch, the support for alphaEnabled API has been enabled.

Google Chrome has been developed in three branches: stable, beta and dev. The improvements are implemented on the Chrome Dev, they get moved to Beta and finally, get integrated into the Stable branch.

how to install Google Chrome 38 Unstable on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE, Linux Lite, Peppermint, Deepin, Debian, Crunchbang, Kwheezy, SparkyLinux, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva.

In this article I will show you how to install Google Chrome 38 Unstable on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE, Linux Lite, Peppermint, Deepin, Debian, Crunchbang, Kwheezy, SparkyLinux, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva.

Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation:

How to install Chrome 38 Unstable on Ubuntu, Debian and derivative systems:

Instructions for bot 32 bit and 64 bit systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'
$ wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install google-chrome-unstable

Optional, to remove Chrome 38 Unstable, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove google-chrome-unstable

How to install Chrome 38 Unstable on Fedora and CentOS systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo -e "[google-chrome]\nname=google-chrome - 32-bit\nbaseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/i386\nenabled=1\ngpgcheck=1\ngpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub" >> /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo'
$ sudo yum update
$ yum install google-chrome-unstable

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo -e "[google-chrome]\nname=google-chrome - 64-bit\nbaseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64\nenabled=1\ngpgcheck=1\ngpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub" >> /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo'
$ sudo yum update
$ yum install google-chrome-unstable

Optional, to remove Chrome 38 Unstable, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo yum remove google-chrome-unstable

How to install Chrome 38 Unstable on OpenSUSE systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo zypper ar http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/i386 Google-Chrome
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install google-chrome-unstable

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo zypper ar http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64 Google-Chrome
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install google-chrome-unstable

Optional, to remove Chrome 38 Unstable, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo zypper remove google-chrome-unstable

How to install Chrome 38 Unstable on Mageia and OpenMandriva systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo rpm --import https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub
$ sudo urpmi.addmedia --update chrome_i386 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/i386
$ sudo urpmi google-chrome-unstable

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo rpm --import https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub
$ sudo urpmi.addmedia --update chrome_x86_64 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64
$ sudo urpmi google-chrome-unstable

Optional, to remove Chrome 38 Unstable, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo urmpe google-chrome-unstable

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