Google Chrome Version 32 Released To Stable Channel – Here’s How To Upgrade

Google Chrome version 32 was just released and if you’re a current Chrome user, you may go and download or upgrade to the latest version of Chrome in Windows, Mac or Linux (Ubuntu).

Google updated the stable channel to 32.0.1700.76 for Windows and 32.1700.77 for Mac and Linux users. According to this blog posts, this release contains a number of bug fixes and improvements in the following areas:

  • Tab indicators for sound, webcam and casting 
  • A different look for Win8 Metro mode 
  • Automatically blocking malware files 
  • A number of new apps/extension APIs 
  • Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance

Improved malware detection and blocking to provide safe browsing were included also in this release. At the bottom of your screen you will now see an alert when a malicious website is blocked in Chrome.

This release also contains the latest version of Adobe Flash player that was also released to today. For those on Windows, here’s a quick way to upgrade.

Open Google Chrome and select the Tool button at the top right corner and select About Google Chrome. When the page opens, Google Chrome should automatically begin updating.

 

google-chrome-updated

 

That’s it! After downloading the latest version of Chrome, you’ll be prompted to re-launch Chrome.

For Linux users including Ubuntu, it’s not that easy. To upgrade in Ubuntu, open the terminal and run the commands below to install the 32-bit version of Chrome.

wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb

 

For 64-bit version of Chrome, run the commands below.

wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

 

After downloading it, run the commands below to install or upgrade.

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome*; sudo apt-get -f install

 

That it!

Enjoy! and hope you come back soon.

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