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Chromium browser extension that provides notifications for new versions of Chromium via Woolyss' Website
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Chromium Update Notifications

This extension will periodically check Woolyss' website and display a "New" icon badge once the version found for the selected platform/tag is different to the one you're currently using. Nothing more, nothing less.

As of version 1.1.0, tracking and 1-click-installing of updates for all installed extensions is also supported (those which support auto-updating). Just be aware that to make this work, a list of your installed extensions will need to be periodically transmitted to the chromium-extension-service.

As of version 1.4.0, all installed extensions can be enabled/disabled via a checkbox next to it in the list. Quickly enable/disable extensions you rarely use to increase privacy and browser speed.


  1. Review source code
  2. Clone repository or download a release and unpack into a local folder
  3. Navigate to chrome://extensions
  4. Enable developer mode
  5. Drag-and-drop the folder into the browser window or click on "Load unpacked extension" and select folder


Click on the extension's icon, select platform (mac, win32 or win64) and tag – i.e. the Chromium version you're using and enable tracking of extension updates if desired.

To enable 1-click installation of extension updates, you need to set the flag chrome://flags/#extension-mime-request-handling to "Always prompt for install".

You can’t perform that action at this time.