Google Chrome is a Webkit-based browser. It is the non-open-source version of Chromium and differs in having several proprietary add-ons, such as custom flash and PDF plugins and crash and user metric reporting (not enabled by default).

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Installing Chrome for 32 bit linux Ubuntu 13.10

Trying to install Chrome for 32 bit Linux, I am currently running Ubuntu 13.10, and have gotten it to install, but am clueless as to how to get it to run from the terminal. I am doing this because I ...
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RAM usage in Chrome

I run quite a few windows and tabs open is Chrome on a regular basis and while on Ubuntu it seems to seriously bog my system down. 4gb ram and 4gb swap. This laptop is dual booted with Windows 8.1 ...
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Chrome/Chromium causes laggy touchpad on lubuntu 14.04 at MacBook

I'm running Lubuntu at quite an old MacBook (6.1). Trying to keep it up-to-date so for the moment it's 14.04. Several months ago (after one of the updates) a strange problem arose: at a random moment ...
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Chrome crash when trying to see a Youtube video using Adobe Flash [on hold]

Every time I visit Youtube on Chrome the page crashes, not just that Flash player has crashed message, the whole page crashes and says nothing about what the problem was caused by. I have Chrome ...
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Google Chrome window is off center when maximized [on hold]

As you can see in the picture, the google chrome window is shifted to the right. The options menu is partially off-screen and the left side is glitched out. For reference, here's how a centered, ...
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Google Chrome install problem [duplicate]

My computer is a Lenovo IdeaPad U410 Touch with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to install Chrome. When I tried to install Google Chrome I was asked what download package to choose: 32 bit deb (for ...
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How to assign an icon to a Google Chrome app?

Is there any way to assign a new icon to a Google Chrome app like Hangouts? I have a hangout icon in my icon app but how am I supposed to use it? Currently, when I open a Chrome app, it loads another ...
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How to add different keyring password for google chrome only in ubuntu

Google chrome saves password in gnome keyring and I want to secure it with different password instead of log in password. In passwords and keys application, there is a folder named Login which ...
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Google Chrome won't launch [on hold]

Google chrome won't launch from its icon or from the terminal. Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS google-chrome-stable version 36.0.1985.143-1 What the terminal spits out when I try to run google-chrome-stable: ...
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How to change chrome bookmark bar font sizes

Is there a way to change the font size of chrome web browser bookmark bar on Linux? it does't vary with zoom out and zoom in options.
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Google chrome not working in ubuntu server (Karma)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 I trying to run the TEST $ ./scripts/test.sh but I am getting Starting Karma Server (http://karma-runner.github.io) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - PDFs with forms create black bars on some pages

I've been working with PDFs with forms, and recently I've had some issues with a set of character sheets for D&D; they come with forms so that you can save your character digitally, but when I use any ...
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Google Chrome touchscreen - right-click gets stuck

I'm having some problems with Google Chrome and my touchscreen in Ubuntu 14.04. Basic touchscreen usage works fine, but if I double-tap on the touchscreen (the gesture for a right-click, as far as I ...
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Google Chrome proxy settings?

When I try to set Google Chrome's proxy settings (on chrome://linux-proxy-config/), I get the following message: When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system ...
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How to change bgcolor of active tab in chrome/chromium?

This question complements the question How to change web browser's tab bar background color or image? It seems changing the whole tab bar bgcolor is not difficult, but how about changing the bgcolor ...
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How to clean up windows in Chromium

I've been experimenting with Xubuntu and I noticed something a little strange when using Chromium. Due to Chromium's unique "tab" feature, you essentially have a duplicate title bar that uses extra ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Google Chrome is not showing window

Just installed google chrome from deb it is in the launcher but when i click it - there is no visible window for it i tried reinstalling through apt-get - no luck i started it from terminal ...
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How do I get OK Google to work on Google Chrome and be Always On?

Version 37.0.2062.76 beta (64-bit) installed, can't get Ok Google to turn on. I've done google searches on how to get this to work but nothing seems to be working for me. Does anyone have this working ...
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How to remove Google Chrome error popup - “your preferences cannot be read…” on Ubuntu?

Since past few days, whenever I start Google Chrome, I have been getting this popup error message saying "your preferences cannot be read..." I haven't faced any issues in normal browser usage, but I ...
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Website video slow/choppy; somehow fixed it briefly on Chrome (but not on Firefox), but problem resumed on restart

Watching video content on any website (youtube, news sites, TV sites etc) the picture is slow/choppy, not at all smooth. The sound is fine. I'm mainly using Chrome, which has the latest Flash enabled. ...
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Chrome not starting after upgrade

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 on one laptop. Everything went mostly well except chrome wouldn't start. I downloaded it from Google and reinstalled and now it's fine. I upgrade a PC from 12.04 to ...
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Google Chrome Tabs Crash

Chrome version 36.0.1985.143 Ubuntu 14.04 After upgrading to 14.04 Google Chromes tabs crash. I'm not sure of the conditions on how to make them crash. But after idk a few hours or a day of using ...
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GNOME - Chrome contextual menu colors inconsistent with current theme

I've put together an icon/theme combination for my Ubuntu 14.04 + GNOME. Unfortunately, my color settings for contextual menu are applied for most applications, but not for Chrome - when I ...
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What are all of the command line options for Google Chrome?

I use Google Chrome as my main browser, and I wanted to know what things I can do with it from command line - especially commands that you can't do with the GUI.
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No sound on any web browser [closed]

I was using my laptop to play Youtube on my TV. I had no problems. It was going through my HDMI and I was using the cable to play sound through the TV. I disconnected the cable and since then there ...
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Chrome Notifications indicator not showing

Chrome Notifications indicator not showing. Package libappindicator1 is installed. I remember having notifications in the past, I haven't paid much attention to it, so I might have disabled it(via gui ...
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Login screen freezed after resume

Today I came into strange problem. Yesterday, as always, I suspended my Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity) laptop for night. Today as I open it up it shows login screen (lightdm) but it is impossible to write ...
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Can't start chrome, permission denied

Here's what I'm getting: $ google-chrome [5934:5934:0812/222947:ERROR:process_singleton_linux.cc(394)] readlink failed: Permission denied [5934:5934:0812/222947:ERROR:process_singleton_linux.cc(240)] ...
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Opening Chrome with Launcher in 14.04 doesn't take focus

Using the Launcher to open Chrome (Super, chrome, enter) does not take focus from what ever application was running previously. Kinda defeating the purpose of the Launcher. At the same time, the ...
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How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?

How do you install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?
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Similar download manager in Chrome to that in Firefox?

In Firefox, I am using a download manager which can resume downloading if it breaks because of bad connection, and can automatically download multiple selected links in a webpage. I tried some ...
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Google Chrome no longer opens after 14.04 update

I just updated to 14.04 today, and when I restarted my computer I got a few "report a problem" messages. I didn't think too much of them until I tried to open Google Chrome from the launcher, and it ...
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What folder should I install Chrome in?

I just installed Chrome with these instructions on ubuntu 14.04. sudo apt-get install libxss1 libappindicator1 libindicator7 wget ...
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Context menu on Chrome turns blank when mouse is over

I am using Ubuntu GNOME and when I am on Google Chrome the context menu turns blank when the cursor is over an option. Only Google Chrome has this issue. Here a screenshot: I have tested on Unity, ...
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how do I enable WebGL?

I'm going to dive into browser game development and thus I need webGL but it does not work in any browser here on my Ubuntu. I'm using Chrome version 36.0.1985.125 and the result on chrome://gpu are ...
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After install Google Chrome in EC2 won't open from Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (HVM) command line [duplicate]

I have installed Google Chrome with following command line: $ wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add - $ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb ...
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Moving tabs in Chrome is clunky / awkwardly slow

In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, fresh install + Chrome from Google's page, I'm having the following issue: when having more than one tab open in Chrome 36.0.1985.125, the animation when moving the tab's ...
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Launching Google chrome from docky

I have installed google-chrome-sable by using google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb on my ubuntu 14.04. I am able to start the browser by typing google-chrome-stable in my terminal. My issue is how ...
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Error “shockwave flash has crashed ” google chrome ubuntu 14.04.1

I can not watch videos on twitch because shockwave flash crashes. I tried to disable the flash in the plugins but I only seen one Flash plugin. Before when I used 12.10, I saw 3 plugins for Flash, ...
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Installed Google Chrome, but it won't launch in a “Guest Session.”

Trusty Tahr 14.04.1, 64-bit edition (though I see the same behavior in Precise). I installed the latest Google Chrome under my session, and it works fine. However, if I open a "Guest" session, the ...
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Set default browser when running as sudo

I am trying to run sudo and set the default browser. I want to set chromium as my default browser. I have tried sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser This shows chrome as my default ...
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Google maps brings down performance, even after close

I'm using Ubuntu 12. Google maps are very slow on my laptop, but even when I close browser (Chrome or Chromium), the performance goes down significantly. It stops every 3-4 seconds for about a ...
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Getting Error When Uninstalling Google Chrome

I can't update or uninstall Google Chrome. I am getting this error: Setting up google-chrome-stable (36.0.1985.125-1) ... xdg-icon-resource: size argument must be numeric Try 'xdg-icon-resource ...
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Chromium and flash plugin problem? [duplicate]

I've already installed flash plugin using sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer. Flash plugin is working on firefox browser, but chromium still asks for me to install flush plugin.
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What version of Google Chrome do I have?

How can I find out what version of chrome I am using? I would like a command line method, not the GUI - visiting chrome://chrome in the url bar. I need to be able to use it in a bash script. I ran ...
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How do I fix this issue (webcam not working)

I have a problem with my webcam working in browser, I tried Firefox and chromium first. When I go to the flash plugin setting ...
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Can you “fix” chrome's close, minimize, maximize buttons so they are on the left, and use ubuntu's theme?

Can you "fix" chrome's close, minimize, maximize buttons so they are on the left, and use ubuntu's theme? I might actually use chrome then.
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How to fix: error report “Permission Error(13,'Access denied')” on Chrome GPU process crash?

I am getting Chrome crashes that can not be reported (as I understand 'permission error'). These are GPU process crashes while no blacklist overriding and default chrome://flags. What I want to know ...
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Data recovery is it possible: Ubuntu Chrome OS Acer 710

I know it is tricky and only a bunch of people out there with Acer chrome book c710 running Ubuntu. Following is the situation. I installed Ubuntu LTS 12.04 on Acer Chromebook. Fantastic!. I stored ...
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Flash (peperflash) on Chrome in 14.04 LTS not working

Since I updated to 14.04 LTS I haven't been able to get flash to work on Chrome, it works just fine in Firefox and Chromium but in Chrome videos are really laggy to the point the browser just freezes ...