Thursday, April 28, 2011

Dev Channel Update

The Chrome Dev channel has been updated to 12.0.742.12 for all platforms.  This release continues to address UI and performance issues, as well as updates the Sync preferences UI.  There is one known issue:

  • Window controls go off screen in non-Aero themes (bug 80391)

The full list of changes is available from 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.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

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50 Comments:

Blogger REO said...

Another nice update Google Dev Team!

5:46 PM, April 28, 2011  
Blogger Serendipity said...

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6:04 PM, April 28, 2011  
Blogger nzman said...

The UI is totally messed up.The wrench menu doesn't fit in the screen when chrome is maximised and i can't even see the scroll bar. This is a terrible release.

6:49 PM, April 28, 2011  
Blogger Phil said...

I would like to be able to desactivate previous search auto complete in the omnibar. previous address autocomplete make sense but previous search make me lose time in searching old stuff by error. Thanks.

7:27 PM, April 28, 2011  
Blogger People said...

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7:43 PM, April 28, 2011  
Blogger Sushubh said...

this build has issues loading twitter.com at my place.

i have also noticed several problems on other websites too.

would wait for an update in the coming hours (hopefully) or tomorrow.

otherwise, back to beta for me.

7:44 PM, April 28, 2011  
Blogger Gautam Sood said...

The UI has gone haywire.

When i maximise the chrome browser window - it goes beyond my screen :-/

Even in this post a comment window - unable to see the scroll bar

7:51 PM, April 28, 2011  
Blogger jzero15 said...

Unlike everyone here, i am currently having no problems. I love the minor little UI changes in the toolbar.

7:54 PM, April 28, 2011  
Blogger REO said...

What does the '-m' mean in the version?

12.0.742.12 dev-m

8:08 PM, April 28, 2011  
Blogger troniX said...

Everything working perfectly in Fedora 15 x86_64

1:57 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Ayan said...

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2:22 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Dogan said...

http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=80953

http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=80952

4:30 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Bryan Chung said...

UI is messed up. :( And Twitter.come isn't loading now. :(

4:42 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Onivs said...

@REO I don't know but many users said that they can't update to new version when the see dev-m in About dialog

4:45 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Rowan said...

It's frusraiting that the UI issue carried over from the Canary version. Now the width and scroll bar issues in Canary are fixed since it's a different version.

5:16 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Kurtextrem said...

@Onivs: yep, I can't update and see "dev-m".... It still says my chrome is up-to-date

6:18 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger The MAZZTer said...

@nzman Yeah I'm seeing that too. Since Chrome OS is always maximized this will probably be noticed and fixed quickly.

@People isn't that the whole point of Incognito?

@REO Weird... I see it too.

6:28 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger saiftheboss7 said...

Solve The Resolution Problem Of Scroll bar Quickly! Minor Problems are in this release! Totally Messed UP UI

6:35 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger I like 2 bee Anonymous said...

If you have any issues i would recommend uninstalling and then re installing.

It had helped me few times now.

Thanks

7:33 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger CRISTIAN.A said...

cuando pasa la version dev 12.xxxx a beta!!!!!

ya que la beta está a la par de la estable :P

7:51 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger dmt said...

very BAD update.
Can't even open twitter.com site.. LOL

Using Opera for now.

8:16 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Tornadoes28 said...

The scroll bar on the right now does not fit on the page. Only half the scroll bar is viewable.

8:48 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Tornadoes28 said...

Scroll bar barely viewable.

8:49 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Tommy Fjordbøge said...

twitter.com not loading properly, and neither are video's on vimeo.com

11:29 AM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger HurpDurp said...

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3:49 PM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger petersaints said...

For those having problems loading Twitter (and other sites) I discovered that if you disable "GPU Accelerated Canvas 2D" on about:flags then those pages will load correctly.

So disable GPU Accelerated Canvas 2D until a new build comes out with the problem fixed.

Is there a bug already filled for this or I must fill one?

4:17 PM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Bryan Chung said...

@petersaints Yeah you are right about disabling that to work. =D

7:14 PM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger H.F.Kais said...

oh, my scroll bar!!!

7:51 PM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger Tyler said...

There is a bug with this release that the right side of the chrome window is going to far to into the right when maximized. The scroll bar and everything on the right side is cut off a bit. And yes, my screen position is right on the money, and I have it at the native resolution, 1280x1024.

9:49 PM, April 29, 2011  
Blogger sarm said...

I don't really mind the scroll bar issue. It could be an idea to offer an extra slim scroll bar for even more screen real estate, my problem is that I can no longer see link addresses on the bottom left. :s

2:12 AM, April 30, 2011  
Blogger Ghardas said...

Twitter.com doesn't work when you have CPU Accelerated 2D canvas enabled... WTF?

3:30 AM, April 30, 2011  
Blogger Arran said...

I realise this has problems...but this is a dev release.

So shut up and wait for them to fix it & rebuild.

4:38 AM, April 30, 2011  
Blogger JK said...

Gmail Contacts will not load as of the Dev update released on Thurs Apr 28 2011. Uninstalled and re-installed Dev but problem remain. My reinstallation gave me the slightly older build that didn't have the "-m" on its version name.

7:56 AM, April 30, 2011  
Blogger Voffka said...

Yeah, bad dev version. Impossible to use in non-aero environment.

11:23 AM, April 30, 2011  
Blogger bthaxor said...

No Twitter, no Torrentfreak... So many pages aren't loading...

7:05 PM, April 30, 2011  
Blogger The German said...

twitter.com fails loading / becomes unresponsive.

arstechnica.com fails loading / becomes unresponsive.

full screen window composition is broken now.

7:50 PM, April 30, 2011  
Blogger petersaints said...

As I said. Disable "GPU Accelerated Canvas 2D" until a new build comes out (hopefully tomorrow).

Or just revert to version 11 (this version 12 has not that many new things besides a few tweaks and little changes to the UI).

5:30 AM, May 01, 2011  
Blogger Ayan said...

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5:51 AM, May 01, 2011  
Blogger Ayan said...

This is possibly the worst update ever! It's the scroll-bar, I can only see half of it.

5:52 AM, May 01, 2011  
Blogger Jamira said...

Same 4 me :) cant see control barr or bottom of FB ;)

7:51 AM, May 01, 2011  
Blogger .metallikris. said...

Like @Arran said, it's a dev version dudes ... be patient =)

8:46 AM, May 01, 2011  
Blogger Marasmo said...

Twitter.com problem (+1)

3:24 PM, May 01, 2011  
Blogger The Immortal Meteor said...

hey developers, do u even run the builds once on ur own PCs?
the screen size problem isn't that non-diagnosable!!!!

10:35 PM, May 01, 2011  
Blogger Ghardas said...

Thanks to those who are suggesting to disable "GPU Accelerated Canvas 2D", but it really doesn't work. I've done it, but Twitter and other sites are not loading or becoming unresponsive on Win7-64.

I've got one word to @Arran: why are you telling us to shut up? Who are you? The main thing of the Dev's is to try it and share bugs and report them to the team so they can fix it.

1:53 AM, May 02, 2011  
Blogger Arran said...

@Ghardas,

It's already been reported, several times, days ago.

http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=80391

So please, read the bug report. Fine, they haven't fixed it yet, but what good is spamming this blog with "omfg it doesnt work!" when this is a dev release, there is a damn confirmation box when you install a dev release for the first time: "THIS IS EXPERMENTIAL, IT WILL HAVE BUGS"

If you are that worried, why not downgrade to beta or stable?

3:33 AM, May 02, 2011  
Blogger google said...

please update it :(

5:07 AM, May 02, 2011  
Blogger katerina_niset2001 said...

guys relax its not that a big problem and i dont really have a problem with twitter...

6:02 AM, May 02, 2011  
Blogger koki-kole said...

if i open for example media player.i cant switch it...i must minimize chrome then maximize media player..fix it please..!!

11:10 AM, May 02, 2011  
Blogger Seyss said...

In addition to all the problems reported so far here, I noticed that many popups are not being filtered.

2:05 PM, May 02, 2011  
Blogger Gonzalo said...

To me at least, it was fixed with update 12.0.742.16 dev-m (on a Win7 x64 PC).
I hope it works fine to everybody

6:57 PM, May 02, 2011  

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