Friday, April 27, 2012

Dev Channel Updates for Chromebooks

The Dev channel has been updated to 20.0.1116.0 (Platform version: 2199.0.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48). This release contains functional, security and stability improvements.

Release highlights:
  • Google Drive integrated into the file manager
  • 29370 - Fixed issue where audio was not heard on video playback when multiple tabs are open

Known issues:
  • 29994 - File manager menu item is missing from the wrench menu. Workaround: Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-M or go to chrome://files to open the file manager.
  • 25619 - Power button is sometimes unresponsive. Workaround: Long press the power button to shutdown the system.
  • 30060 - Unable to enter CJK or other complex characters
  • 29981 - Unable to connect to GSM network
  • 29316 - Two-finger click sometimes fails on Mario
  • 29738 - Occasionally machine fails to detect ethernet connection. Workaround: Rebooting the machine often clears the problem
  • 29744 - Cannot add hidden WEP/WPA networks
  • 29957, 30059 - Audio is not heard when playing certain media file types when files are saved to the Chromebook
If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching to the Beta channel? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Danielle Drew
Google Chrome


-chet- said...

nice drive integration. right out the gate. good job. cr48

Marc said...

Nice to see the drive integration. Hope we have use of the folder structure soon. Having 10's of thousands of files in one window is a bit hard to navigate, especially since the search doesn't work well.

suzyque said...

Anyone know when the Cr-48 (Beta channel) will get R20? I'm getting impatient, folks, lol!!! Still haven't made the change from beta to dev though!