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How do I reduce the font size on tabs in Chrome in Ubuntu?

The tabs in Ubuntu (Xubuntu 14.04) have a larger font than Firefox. See comparison in attached image. How do I reduce this size?
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Very slow Chromium browser

On my machine Chromium is very slow, I had to switch to Firefox where everything works fine. Looks like this is a kind of JavaScript problem (eg. slowed down typing on Facebook), pages loading slower, ...
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Why Firefox always gets upgraded and Chromium web browser don't? [duplicate]

Why Firefox always gets upgraded to the latest version available and Chromium web browser don't get upgraded to the latest version available? they are both open source software. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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How to remove chromium-browser settings from Ubuntu 14.04?

I have already gone through How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium? and I'm really not getting why the solutions given there are not working for me. What I'm doing is: sudo ...
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Chrome Ash full screen

With "google-chrome --open-ash" chrome starts in ash mode, but how to create launcher to start in fullscreen (not kiosk mode but the same as F11)?
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Trying to play Runescape on Chromebook

Please be as simple and patient with me as possible. Not only is this my first experience with programming in any way, I'm surprised I got this far at all. I'm being serious. If you don't think it's ...
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Google wallet mysteriously appeared on Ubuntu 14.10

As I was using my desktop running Ubuntu 14.10, out of the blue a Cairo-Dock indicator appeared asking if I wanted to use the newly installed "Google Wallet" application. Cairo-dock does this ...
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How do I change the font size on tab and menu

I'm running 14.10 on my MBP with retina display. I scaled the things to 1.5 in the System Settings so everything is good except Chromium. My chromium looks like this http://i.imgur.com/CNj2nHe.png ...
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Why kde keep asking password when i use chrome even if the password is not saved?

I have not saved the password of a website, but kde keep asking me that password and I find this annoying. :|
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Chromium doesn't show orange highlights

Even when I trying changing the themes and icons, it doesn't change the corresponding icon color. All that's there is a faintly dull grey highlight.
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Chromium graphics messed up after installing ATI fglrx drivers

I have been troubleshooting display problems - my computer was using default Ubuntu drivers and I finally managed to get the proprietary fglrx-update to work instead. Finally the display seems to use ...
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How to make System notifications use Chrome notification system?

Everywhere I read about how to make chrome to use system notification (chrome desktop notification to notifyOSD). I'm just wondering if there is a way to make the opposite: Is it possible to make my ...
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Glitches while trying to scroll pages in Chromium

When I try to scroll pages in Chromium Browser, pages don't render properly. There are these stuck block of glitches all over the pages. These glitches disappear when I switch tab and return back to ...
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How is “chromium-chromedriver” package used?

Firefox selenium driver seems to be crashing (perhaps because I'm on Firefox-beta ppa?): >>> from selenium import webdriver >>> webdriver.Firefox <class ...
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Google search through the address bar always asks if I meant to go to http//(Whatever I searched)

This has become quite nuisance as whenever I search in the URL bar in either Chrome or Firefox it always ask this in a notification bar below the URL bar. It only happens when I search a single word, ...
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Chromium won't start on Lubuntu 14.10

Linux/Lubuntu is new to me, so I am having some trouble. I would appreciate if someone could help me out with this problem. Here is what I got as a response, when trying to run Chromium from terminal: ...
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About chrome page loading issue [closed]

I'm a stranger here :) Actually, I have used Ubuntu as a main OS with my notebook about for a year. And Chrome has been a my primary web browser. You know, chrome was the best browser for me 2 weeks ...
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Getting Adware/Malware popup on Chromium

For the past few days I'm getting a pop up from www.adultcameras.info in the Chromium browser on Ubuntu 14.04. I don't recall installing any new software or extension in Chromium. I even uninstalled ...
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Chrome Redraw Issue

When I am using Chrome the window will not redraw until I change focus to something else and then click back onto Chrome I am using 2 monitors but it does not matter which monitor Chrome is on I am ...
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Unable to connect my mobile device to chrome on ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with chrome 39.0.2171.65 and I'm having a hard time connecting my samsung phone device to chrome. I installed adb and made sure that Ubuntu recognizes the ...
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Chromium browser text too big on HiDPI Display

I am running the Chromium browser on my Ubuntu 10.04 virtual machine. It seems that the text in the tabs and titles is over compensating for the HiDPI support and it looks too big. Screenshot: Is ...
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Special characters (Swedish) don't work in Chromium

In Swedish there are three extra letters (åäö) in the alphabet that function perfectly in every other application in Xubuntu 12.04 except for Chromium (I can type them in the Terminal but they show up ...
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How to launch chromium with specific user

The chromium browser allows to have multiple users with individual bookmarks, extension etc. within chromium. Is it possible to launch chromium with parameters which specify which user to be loaded. ...
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Use Google Open ID to automatically create accounts/login to Ubuntu

What I'd love to be able to do is to have the ability to use Google's Open ID system to have users automatically authenticate with Ubuntu. Yes, it would be Chromium OS-like in its login but there are ...
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Pepper flash plugin is installed but doesn't work on chromium

I have Pepper Flash Plugin installed, but it doesn't work on chromium and still every webpage prompts to install Adobe flash. I removed and installed it again but nothing changed. I'm sure it's ...
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Any workaround to make Ubuntu webapps work in 14.10?

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 just yesterday. Webapps are of the features most advertised in the Wubi Installer. I can see that the Ubuntu browser has upgraded. Unfortunately all webapps show a blank ...
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Is it possible to start chromium with a chrome:// url?

I would like to create a launcher launching: chromium-browser chrome://inspect However, this simply opens the chromium as if not url has been specified at all. Is it even to start Chromium opening ...
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Chromium quickly opens/closes an extra tab when started

I have noticed on my chromium that when I launch it for the first time in a session it opens my home page (fine), but it also very quickly opens and closes one tab multiple times. Also on the chromium ...
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FlashPlayer open source alternative

I would like to know if there is any working open source alternative to flash player. I tried the lightspark tool, but it doesn't work in Chromium (or maybe I didn't install it correctly?). I did: ...
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Chromium + Firefox - flash doesn't function w/Pepper.

Environment: toshiba chromebook with crouton ubuntu 12.04 Problem: Flash doesn't function on Chromium. Flash doesn't function on Firefox. Sound muted in Ubnutu Desktop. I'm going to order the ...
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Change Chrome notification positions

Chrome notifications on Windows/Mac show up in the bottom right, but on Ubuntu it is the top right. How can I change this? Does Chromium do it differently?
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How can I update only the flash player for chromium when I have set the 'Automatically check for updates' as 'Never' ?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 today. I have installed only Chromium browser at it. As I don't want the different softwares in my operating system to get updated(as I want save my bandwidth), how can I ...
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How do I play swf files?

I downloaded Ubuntu Unity onto my Chromebook. I use Chromium as a browser since Google Chrome is messed up. I'm trying to play the SWF file of a game since it's a lot smoother. When I go to the link, ...
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Editing sudo permissions with strange instructions

Hello I am using Ubuntu and trying to install Chromium OS. They recommend using Ubuntu, but when working through their Quick Start guide I ran these commands from the "Prerequisites" step 3: cd /tmp ...
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$: command not found

So basically I am trying to install Chromium OS on my device from: http://dev.chromium.org/developers/how-tos/install-depot-tools and then ran the command: $ export PATH=`pwd`/depot_tools:"$PATH" ...
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How to run a Chromium app as root?

I need to use either the Text or Caret editor apps to edit files in /var/www/html. My changes aren't saved (I think) because of a permissions error. I think I need to run the application as root user ...
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How to edit a file which is outside my own user folder with a Chrome(ium) app?

I'm using the LXDE desktop environment (trusty 14.04), the Chromium browser and the Text editor app. The problem When I edit a file under my username (/home/henrywright) everything works fine, but ...
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FireFox in14.04 on a 32 bit mechine? It will not run any videos.

I have been fighting this for weeks it seems. Installing with the Software Centre fails. I had a command line last week that got Firefox to run most videos. But a major crash killed all my documents. ...
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Black Screen of death?

Hello there I have a problem regarding Black Screen on mine Ubuntu 14.04. Short version. When I play a video on Chromiun Web Browser I got an instant nasty black screen. This especially happens when ...
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Why is chromium unable to access the network

About a week ago, chromium started playing up in my ubuntu 14.04 64 bit desktop system as follows: About one in five fetches pops up a message saying "Unable to access the network". Sometimes after a ...
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chromium-browser is stuck at version 37.0.2062.120 on Ubuntu 12.04 (using precise-updates)

Why is it stuck at v37 when Chromium v39 is already in trusty-updates, for example? Precise is still supported, right? The maintainers are also the same…
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Return Chromium OS install to Ubuntu?

I'm new to this site (though I've lurked and used a lot of answers on here before) and I have a question that no amount of Googling around seems to be able to answer. So, I recently installed ...
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unity chrome windows “unresponsive” greyed out and can't move

Periodically (a few times a week, sometimes a few times a day) my entire set of chrome windows gets greyed out. (Not just multiple tabs, but all separate windows on all workspaces including chrome ...
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Shockwave player not working?

These are two separate Chromium windows: I find this very strange! The test website i am using is this one, Shockwave. I have restarted all web browsers after installing via this method. I am using ...
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Tilting backspace on Chrome or Chromium disables keyboard

In Chrome or Chromium, whenever I hold ⌫ (backspace), the keyboard shuts off. I am able to use desktop shortcuts (Super + 1 for first program or Super + D for showing desktop), but returning back to ...
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Netflix on chromium [duplicate]

After reading an article about Ubuntu's netflix support I decided to try running netflix through chromium but I got this error code: M7063-1913 I assumed that it was a problem with html5 but in the ...
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Blogspot website not opening on Browser

My machine has a 64 bit Ubuntu installed on it. I am trying to access this website from my browser (Chromium as well as Firefox): ...
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My web cam does not work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying to use my laptop's web camera on Chromium web-browser(Version 39.0.2171.65 Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit). I already have installed flash player and FlashPaper too, but the problem is the same: ...
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No WebGL support in chrome

I 'Override software rendering list' and 'Enable WebGL' in chrome://flags but http://get.webgl.org say I don't have WebGL support. I also tried running chrome with --disable-gpu-watchdog but it ...
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A chromium thread using port no other than 443 or 80

I tried ss command to know the status of sockets in my system (ubuntu 14.10 ), $ ss tcp ESTAB 0 0 192.168.1.10:51492 74.125.236.200:https tcp ESTAB 0 0 ...