Extended desktop mode seems to work really well on my Cr48 when using it with a Dell monitor @ 1920x1200 resolution and a vga cable. I did however noticed that 3-finger gestures do not seem to be working although I had them enabled in about:flagsCheers!
This release is unusually poor. I must restart my device about every 20-30 mins. My poor Chromebook is barely usable now. *weep
Finding click and drag functionality in Google Drawing breaks after a few mins. Closing and reopening tab helps for a while until you need to reboot to fix. I've also had a complete hang that I had to long press to reboot out of.This is a bit nasty.
This is one of the most faulty releases on the Dev channel so far. Browser windows repeatedly crash and it's frustrating not to be able to use Netflix--again. (Thought that issue had been fixed.) I wish there was an easier way move to beta or stable other than the USB disk image method. Guess I'll just have to wait for the beta release to catch up... Wonder how long that will take?
Updated and now it wont boot up. Stuck on chrome icon. This is without wifi (3g only). Ive rebooted and rebooted to no avail.... Help! I'm on a Samsung series five. Never had Ann issue before this.
I too have noticed that about every 20 minutes the whole OS just hangs and requires a hard reboot. Seems to be on random pages without any intensive loading sometimes.Haven't encountered the inability to log back in yet.
Google, please say you are working on this. Happy weekend.
I ended up reverting back to Beta with USB, this was a very buggy release. I did however, like the ability to move the launcher and the two finger swipe, while a bit buggy, was fun.
I know it's a very limited audience, but if you are using aereo.com on the Samsung Chromebook this release finally fixes the video playback issue. So go ahead and try it.I really like the improvements,but like others have said it's too buggy. I find that if I open more than a few windows the system crashes. And sometimes it crashes with only one or two windows open.Does anyone have link which explains how to revert back to beta using a USB.Thanks.
This release must have been pulled back shortly after it was released. I went home after work and did not receive the update. Today I changed to the Beta channel and was able to pull that update (so it was a higher version than my Dev build). I'm currently running a Beta release but back to following the Dev channel with no pending updates.
Elie: http://support.google.com/chromeos/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1080595Basically, summarized, you get a clean USB or SD card, put it in your Chromebook, go to chrome://imageburner, download the image on there, reboot into recovery mode (for my Samsung Series 3 it is just holding a few keys), and let it reimage itself. Depending on your download speed, getting the image might take some time, it's ~300 MB, but the whole process for me was finished in 40 minutes or so I think.
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