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Chrome OS 78 Stable rolling out with Virtual Desks, improved printing, and YouTube app PiP (Updated)

Every time Chrome is up to date to a brand new model, a Chrome OS launch naturally is not far out. The working system receives the identical additions because the browser, comparable to click-to-call and improved native file dealing with, and will get some exclusives on high: Digital desktops are rolling out with this launch, and all appropriate printers will routinely present up in your machine with out setup sooner or later.

Google has been providing Digital Desks in pre-release variations since June. To create a number of workspaces, open the Overview and click on or faucet New desk within the high proper nook of the interface. Then you possibly can drag and drop home windows between the areas. If you happen to’re a keyboard shortcut junky like me, Google has you lined, too:

  • Create a brand new Desk with “Shift” + “Search ” + “=”
  • Change between Desks with “Search ” + “]”
  • Transfer home windows between Desks with “Shift” + “Search ” + “]”

Printing initially brought on complications on Chrome OS, however the scenario has a lot improved over time. The replace to model 78 makes it even simpler. Any appropriate printers will routinely present up in your checklist of targets whenever you press Ctrl + P in your keyboard. If you happen to choose a particular printer, it can save you it as default now by heading to the printer part in Settings.

Chrome OS 78 is at present rolling out to supported gadgets. You may manually examine if it is obtainable to you within the About Chrome OS part in Settings.


Replace 1: 2019/11/07 1:30am PST by Manuel Vonau

Our pals at 9to5Google discovered some extra modifications within the newest launch Google did not care to say.

The YouTube Android app on Chrome OS now helps picture-in-picture playback. Movies routinely resume within the backside proper nook whenever you change to a different window or decrease the applying.

Google can also be separating browser and machine settings within the newest launch. Browser settings can be found by the three-dot overflow menu in any common tabbed window, whereas system settings are accessible by the notification shade on the underside proper nook of the display.

Supposedly, the improved theming choices that first went stay in Chrome Canary 77 are additionally stay within the newest construct of Chrome OS, however you may nonetheless have to allow the corresponding flags to make them present up (chrome-colors and ntp-customization-menu-v2).

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