Google Chrome 46 (Dev) Brings Interesting New Features

As you may know, Google Chrome is among the most popular, cross-platform internet browser on the market.

Recently, Google Chrome Dev (unstable) 46 has been released, bringing changes. Among others, it permits the users to tweak the progress bar animation if they enable this features, having 5 different options: default, disabled, linear, smooth, fast start.

Installation instructions:

Google Chrome is available via the Google repositories for all the popular Linux systems, so installing and keeping Chrome up to date will be easy.

How to install the latest version of Chrome (Dev) on Ubuntu, Debian and derivative systems:

Instructions for bot 32 bith 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, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove google-chrome-unstable

How to install the latest version of Chrome (Dev) on Fedora, CentOS and derivative systems:

Instructions for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems:

Add the repository to your system:

$ sudo su
$ cat << EOF > /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo
[google-chrome]
name=google-chrome - \$basearch
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/\$basearch
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub
EOF

Update the local repository index and install the google-chrome-stable package:

$ sudo yum update
$ sudo yum install google-chrome-unstable

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

$ sudo yum remove google-chrome-unstable

How to install the latest version of Chrome (Dev) on OpenSUSE and derivative 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, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo zypper remove google-chrome-unstable

How to install the latest version of Chrome (Dev) on Mageia, OpenMandriva and derivative 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, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo urpme google-chrome-unstable

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One comment on “Google Chrome 46 (Dev) Brings Interesting New Features
  1. Youcef Benyamine says:

    thanks a lot ,installing google chrome on fedora 22 with this methode is so easy and straight

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