Chrome 59 Now Out As Stable For Linux

Written by Michael Larabel in Google on 5 June 2017 at 05:32 PM EDT. 26 Comments
Google promoted Chrome 59 to the stable channel today for Linux, macOS, and Windows. This is an exciting update for Linux users.

Chrome 59 on the Linux desktop has a new headless mode, native Linux notification support, animated PNG support (APNG), and progression with GTK3.

Details on security fixes and other work for Chrome 59 can be found via today's Chrome's release blog.
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