Chromium 51.0.2704.103, Google Chrome Open Source Version released

The stable channel for Chromium Browser has recvently been updated to Chromium 51.0.2704.103 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chromium Browser is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web. Chromium serves as a base for Google Chrome, which is Chromium re-branded with very few additions such as usage tracking and an auto-updater system.


Chromium 51.0.2704.103 Changelog

  • This update fixes the fallback mechanism of Document’s named propertie
  • This update addresses “Lock CrossThreadPersistentRegion until end of weak processing”
  • Move MainThreadTaskRunner off Oilpan heap to simplify posting
  • Set FLAGS_shift_quic_cubic_epoch_when_app_limited to false
  • Removing the check for SM_TABLETPC for determining whether a device is operating as a tablet
  • Guard against invalid glyph shaping results
  • AppCache: Check whether AppCacheStorageImpl is enabled before calling disk_cache()
  • Allow about:blank to be considered in-page if origin matches
  • [Extensions] Don’t CHECK() on bad pref types in scoped updates
  • ChromeOS: disable ToggleMaximize for login and lock screen. ChromeOS login and lock screens must be always maximized even on touch devices
  • Fix odd size and visible rect issues in WebMediaPlayerMSCompositor
  • Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.

How to install Chromium 51.0.2704.103 on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 & Ubuntu 14.10

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

Remove Chromium

sudo apt-get remove chromium-browser
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