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The Easy Way to Switch Between Dev and Beta Channels for Google Chrome on Linux

Google’s own Matt Cutts has the answer on how to easily switch back and forth between the Dev and Beta channel versions of Google Chrome if you’re using a Debian-based Linux like Ubuntu. Here you go:

Switch from Beta to Dev:

sudo apt-get install google-chrome-unstable

Switch from Dev to Beta:

sudo apt-get install google-chrome-beta

Hit the link for the rest of the information:

Switching between dev and beta Chrome channels on Linux [Matt Cutts]

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  • Published 08/21/10

Comments (1)

  1. J-F Messier

    The commands do not seem to work on a rather simple installation of Ubuntu 10.04. What are the repositories to add for the commands to work ?

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