- Stable - Updated roughly every two-three weeks for minor releases, and every 6 weeks for major releases.
- Beta - Updated every week roughly, with major updates coming every six weeks, more than a month before the Stable channel will get them.
- Dev - Updated once or twice weekly.
- Canary - Nightly update
Chrome Release Channels
The Canary channel is not available for Linux. If you want a nightly build see the chromium project
Create multiple instances of chrome that have separate plugins enabled through User Profiles.