Friday, October 28, 2011

Chrome / Chromium 15 Released, with Redesigned New Tab Page and Security Fixes

Chromium browser and also its closed source variant Chrome have reached version 15. This new version brings a redesigned New Tab page, making it easier to access and organize favorite apps on different sections of the page. The new version also closes 28 security holes, more than half of which are rated as high-risk.

Watch the video below for a quick tour of the redesigned New Tab page:

Using the redesigned New Tab page:

List of the security fixes:

Official Release Announcement:


Chrome 15 packages for Ubuntu and other popular Linux distros can be downloaded from here:

Chromium 15 isn't yet available in the official Ubuntu repositories, however, it should get there in a couple of days. At the moment, you can install/upgrade to Chromium 15 from the Chromium Stable PPA by running these commands:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:chromium-daily/stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install chromium-browser


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