Google Releases Chrome 28 for Linux

Google has released a new stable version, 28.0.1500.45, of its Chrome browser for Linux. The Release Announcement, which is quite terse, makes no mention of other platforms; nor is there any indication of what changes are included in this version.  My guess  is that we will see a similar release for Windows and Mac OS X shortly; I’ll post a follow-up note if I learn anything more.

Google does say that the minimum supported release level for Linux has been updated to:

  • Ubuntu 12.04+
  • Debian 7+
  • OpenSuSE 12.2+
  • Fedora Linux 17+

This doesn’t necessarily mean that this and future releases will not work with older Linux versions, just that they may not; if they don’t, Google won’t fix it.

As usual, Linux users should check their distributions’ package repositories to get the new version.

One Response to Google Releases Chrome 28 for Linux

  1. […] few hours ago, I posted a note about the release of version 28.0.1500.45 of Google’s Chrome for the Linux platform.  Now […]

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