Google announced a couple of days ago, March 28th, that they've released the stable and final version of the Google Chrome 18 web browser for Linux, Macintosh, Windows and Chrome Frame platforms.
Google Chrome 18 (the actual version is 18.0.1025.142) includes a handful of bugfixes and a few new features including fancier and faster graphics.
"Today’s web brings beautiful, rich experiences right into your browser. With Chrome’s most recent Stable channel release, we’ve sped up graphics and drawing performance for users on capable hardware, and enabled fancier 3D content for other users on older computers."
"Give Chrome a spin to see just how good the modern web can look. And if the nuts and bolts of graphics make your heart flutter, check out more technical details over on the Chromium blog." - was stated on the Google Chrome blog.
The Google Chrome 18 web browser also brings numerous bugfixes, as we've stated in the beginning of the article. To see what exactly was fixed, please take a look at the official release notes.
As usual, Google Chrome 18 is distributed as .deb files for the Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) and Debian 6.0 distributions, as well as .rpm files for all RPM-based Linux operating systems. The binary packages are available for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures.
About Google Chrome
Google Chrome is a revolutionary web browser that makes surfing the Internet more efficient and ergonomic by placing modules on each new opened tab.
Instead of showing a blank page, Google Chrome offers you eight thumbnails, displaying the most visited websites, a history search bar and even the last ten closed tabs.
Google Chrome is extremely fast, from the moment you open it until it is closed.
Download Google Chrome 18.0.1025.142 stable for Linux right now from Softpedia.
Download Google Chrome 19.0.1084.1 development for Linux right now from Softpedia. (Not recommended to production machines. Only for testing!)