Monday, February 4, 2013

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Dev channel has been updated to 26.0.1403.0 (Platform version: 3658.0.0) for all Chrome OS devices.

Updates:
  • Audio on HDMI has been fixed and is now working.
  • Various crash fixes, e.g. 173253
  • Netflix is working again.
Known issues include:
  • Occasional lockup on the new Samsung Chromebook.  Workaround: power cycle device.
  • A few Flash video sites do not work correctly on the new Samsung Chromebook.
If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Ben Henry
Google Chrome

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17 Comments:

Blogger Mark Schierbecker said...

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7:22 PM, February 04, 2013  
Blogger spacewiz said...

just updated. netflix not working on Samsung Chromebook

7:42 PM, February 04, 2013  
Blogger Derick Tickle said...

Im having MAJOR mouse/trackpad issues on my Cr48 following this update. The pointer seems to jump around on the screen shortly after releasing my hand from the pad as well as in mid navigation. Also ive noticed if I hover my finger over the pad, without touching it, I can clearly get a decent response from the pointer without ACTUALLY touching the pad. Is this a bug in this update, because my Cr48 was working like a charm beforehand, or is it possible this machine is just crapping out on me?

4:44 AM, February 05, 2013  
Blogger DylanK said...

I am having the exact same trackpad as described above by Derick. Also on a Cr48.

5:26 AM, February 05, 2013  
Blogger Josh Langley said...

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6:28 AM, February 05, 2013  
Blogger Avinash Agrawal said...

Seems new chrome versions use lot more network data ? Can we minimize network data usage, for 3G data plans ?

9:38 AM, February 05, 2013  
Blogger Mark Schierbecker said...

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5:40 PM, February 05, 2013  
Blogger Ben said...

I too am running a CR-48 and am having the same issues with the cursor jumping and being moved by a finger close to but not touching the trackpad.

5:50 PM, February 05, 2013  
Blogger topher417 said...

New Samsung Chromebook- No Netflix love for me :(

5:51 PM, February 05, 2013  
Blogger Jon Lenvik said...

I am still getting the browser freezing issue. Has not been fixed.

7:43 PM, February 05, 2013  
Blogger eeverett2 said...

The freezing is happening quite often for me (Samsung Chromebook). I can't find anything that specifically triggers it. It's quite annoying, especially when I'm in the middle of taking notes.

11:08 AM, February 06, 2013  
Blogger MLR said...

Ditto on the freezing. No fix.

8:30 AM, February 08, 2013  
Blogger whiffer2 said...

Also having frequent freezing. No specific cause or triggering event noticed yet.

Is there a way to manually revert back to beta or stable channel?? Or do we have to wait for version number passing?

9:38 PM, February 08, 2013  
Blogger Maksym Movchan said...

Have frequent freezing and netflix not working. Window switching also doesn't work. I have an Acer C7

8:04 AM, February 09, 2013  
Blogger Robert Schmid said...

have serious flicker between screen and black going when i connect 2 monitors to my Chromebox ... both monitors connected via DP cables, one Samsung TV, other Dell 27 monitor.

Moment I unplug TV, everything goes back to normal.

Robert

5:26 PM, February 09, 2013  
Blogger Mike Lynch said...

I got frustrated with my Samsung Chromebook freezing all of the time so I switched it back to "stable". Hasn't frozen once since reverting. Freeze issue appears to be a known problem the devs are working on.

You can revert to stable via the USB stick recovery method. It is really simple but I wish there was an easier way to do it.

10:28 AM, February 11, 2013  
Blogger IainGT said...

I've had to do the same as Mike, sticking with stable for the time being.

10:24 AM, February 12, 2013  

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