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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If I know the ID of a Chrome Web Store Extension, can I install via terminal?

I know the ID of an extension I want to install - mdapmeleikeppmfgadilffngabfpibok but I'd like to install with the command line. Is this possible? I'm wondering if I could use wget to download the ...
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Can not play sound in VLC and browser simultanously

I have sound problem in VLC, if a video is playing in a browser and i launch an audio or video file in VLC i got this error message = "Audio output failed: The audio device "sysdefault:CARD=MID" could ...
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Google Chrome - Profile not loading

Recently I tried to reset my google-chrome settings by deleting ~/.config/google-chrome which I hoped would then sync with all the settings I have on my other computer. Now, however, I can only see ...
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Google chrome bookmarks

I have follow the instructions from Webex on Ubuntu and after that i have problems when i use the Chrome and i have monitor via HDMI in use, when i click on the Folder bookmark it opens on the other ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: task bar icon for google chrome is gone?

I think since the lastest google chrome update (today), the icon used in the task bar looks like this: but at least in the launcher, it still looks "ok": When I check the launcher properties ...
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Upgrade fail from 14.04 LTS to 14.10

I am trying to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 14.10. Using the automatic update it failed at the "Setting Up New Software Channels" step. The line in the log file in /var/log/dist-update/ showing the ...
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AppKeys Ubuntu Gnome extension opens news instances of chrome

Ave! I normally pin my chrome on (Super+1), Editor ( Super+2) and Firefox ( Super+3). And thanks to this extension https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/413/dash-hotkeys/ i dont regret switching ...
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No sound in Chrome browser on Ubuntu 15.04

There are various suggestions for how to fix this but they mostly involve installing or restarting pavu or alsa. The problem is sound works fine in Firefox and all my programmes except Google Chrome. ...
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Google Chrome's icon after Ubuntu 14.10 lastest update

I am getting the gray box with a question mark in the middle of the icon for chrome, before it would show the chrome icon but now it's this ugly icon, I did fix it with a sudo apt-get install ...
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apt-get update errors after installing google chrome

I have asked a question related to this problem before here How to fix Update error: Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file?. But I was told to ask a new question after it was established that my ...
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How can I solve the Chrome performance problems on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04?

I installed Google Chrome on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 from http://www.google.com/chrome/ , without an existing browser profile in ~/.config. Syptoms: Typing in a form textfield on a web site is stuttering ...
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remove pop up ad from ads.matte.com malware from ubuntu!

A malware pops up http://ad.adsmatte.com/<random string> and annoys me every time i click on a link. It has also denied me access to youtube. The youtube page is completly disoriented and doesnt ...
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ShopGlider Deals has taken over my Chrome Browser in Ubuntu 14.04 HOW DO I REMOVE IT?

PLEASE HELP! Does anyone know how to completely remove the ShopGlider Ads/Deals malware from Chrome? I'm running Chrome Version 42.0.2311.135 (64-bit) And Ubuntu MATE 14.04. There are no ...
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Google Chrome won't Start - Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”

Google Chrome won't start after a recent apt-get upgrade. I can't figure out what I'm missing, and google doesn't turn up many results for these errors: $ google-chrome ...
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List of ways set 'default browser' in xubuntu [duplicate]

I want to file a bug with the xubuntu project, citing too many ways to set the default browser, and the fact that these do not necessarily talk to each other. Settings -> Settings Manager -> ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Intermittent Freeze Issue

My 3 year old Dell Inspiron 14 N4050 laptop running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS now keeps on freezing whenever some heavy stuff is going on. At first I diagnosed it to Chrome issue, but later even after I ...
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HTML5 as default for video in Firefox (and banishing flash!)

New install of Ubuntu 15.04 (on an otherwise fully functioning dell XPS 13 9343). I've been having difficulty getting HTML5 video to play on Firefox. My test case is Plex and Youtube, both of which ...
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How can I detach a tab from my main chrome window (into a new window)?

I want to be able to move the current tab from the window (with other tabs) to a new window, in the foreground, keeping all other tabs open. I'm using Google Chrome, always up to date, on Ubuntu ...
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Chrome Policies not being applied?

I want to apply chrome policies to every user, but when I follow these instructions, it doesn't work. https://www.chromium.org/administrators/linux-quick-start Has anyone successfully applied chrome ...
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Page not being refreshed in chrome… page rendering issue

While scrolling the page is not being rendered properly. I am using AMD graphics accelerator from fglrx video driver on Ubuntu 15.04
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Videos stop playing after i suspend or there is an automatic suspend of the system

I have ubuntu 14.04. This has been happening for a while. While i suspend the system or there is an automatic suspension and i try to resume the vidoes, the videos don't play. The loading bar for the ...
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Font Rendering Error

I only have this issue with google chrome, everything is displayed okay in firefox. As you can see in the picture, the string of characters is not displayed correctly. Please tell me how to fix it. ...
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How to modify app launcher bar for Guest account?

How are changes made to the application launcher bar for the Guest account? I installed Google Chrome, and I want the icon for it to appear on the launcher bar for the Guest account, and set Chrome ...
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google-chrome -kiosk disalow save as

I am currently running Google Chrome as follows: google-chrome --incognito --start-maximized -kiosk https://example.com/ To run a kiosk mode, where the user still can use keyboard and mouse. I want ...
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Is there a good alternative to Adobe Flash on Linux that's not a CPU hog?

My CPU stays on 100 and sometimes drops to the high 90s when I'm using flash for Chrome and Firefox isn't much lower. I disabled the Pepper flash and enable hardware acceleration in Chrome://flags and ...
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Fonts/images in Chrome being smoothed excessively

I just restarted Chrome and noticed this problem...various fonts and images (mostly text) are being anti-aliased wayyyy too much. If you look at the attached image, you'll see that the bookmark bar ...
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Chrome 43 + Touchscreen + Ubuntu 15.04

This is a followup to Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04) Has anyone had the ability to use touch-devices on newer versions of Chrome and Ubuntu? This seems to no longer work for me
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Google Chrome favicon is not displayed as the window icon

I have created the following ~/.local/share/applications/whatsapp.desktop file for launching WhatsApp on my laptop: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Terminal=false Type=Application Name=WhatsApp ...
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Google chrome won't open — there's not even an error (launched from terminal)

I've tried reinstalling Google Chrome several times and even downloading it directly from Google's website, but it never opens. When I go to the terminal and type "google-chrome" and ...
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Encoding problems with htmldoc, and similar programs to htmldoc?

I want to convert some html files into a single pdf file. I used htmldoc: htmldoc --webpage --header "/" --footer "" -f all.pdf 0010.html 0099.html The output all.pdf doesn't convert some ...
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Printer not printing, ejects a blank page

3 days ago, I needed to print a page from Chrome, print job doesn't happen, so I copied what I needed from the browser, pasted and saved in Libre Office, on printing it ejected a blank page. So I then ...
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Move Chrome notifications or use system notification

The problem I have the Chrome notifications popping up in the lower left corner of my main screen. This is quite annoying, 'cause the cursor of my terminal windows are right there, and they cover ...
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Google Chrome fails to start

This is the error I get when I run google-chrome in the terminal: [0505/065554:ERROR:nss_util.cc(94)] Failed to create /home/pipi/.pki/nssdb directory. [0505/065554:ERROR:nss_util.cc(94)] Failed to ...
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Mouse and keyboard stuttering, Chrome, Java Script

This is 14.04 LTS, stock, unmodified Ubuntu. What is wrong here? How do I fix the mouse and/or keyboard problem? For the last week, I have seen, at power up, an apport request to report some problem. ...
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Problems downloading files via WeTransfer

I am using Unbuntu since a few months and everything works really fine. However, I do often get large files sent via the WeTransfer service. Unfortunately I am mostly not able to download them when ...
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Applications vanish after restart

This is actually very similar to this (Google Chrome vanished from applications launcher) but I can't comment there due to lack of "reputation". The answer there doesn't work for me. Terminal says ...
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Channel Fn Keys to Chrome Running in Background

I recently started using Google Chrome on my Laptop primarily for Google Play Music. My keyboard has some Fn keys which are great for controlling music players (like Rhythmbox), even when the screen ...
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Full Google Chrome removal

I installed Google Chrome from a .deb file, but for security reasons later removed it, but that appears not to have removed all of it (me purging it through apt, maybe this is because the file did not ...
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How can I block one or more websites from the command line, especially for Google Chrome?

I teach in a school and have a cart of laptops that I set up with Edubuntu 12.04. I am using LanSchool to monitor their screens, remotely control them, blank their screens, etc. The functionality is ...
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Google-Chrome won't launch [closed]

When I start google-chrome from the terminal it won't launch and I get the following error messages: [9511:9511:0501/120842:ERROR:sandbox_linux.cc(343)] InitializeSandbox() called with multiple ...
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How do I close Chrome when entering standby or hibernate?

If I leave Chrome open, it keeps me logged into my sites even during standby, so the only defence I have is my Linux password. I would like to have Chrome shut down on standby or hibernate, and then ...
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Server with GUI, can't get elevated privileges with Chrome Remote Desktop

I've set up a home media server using ubuntu server and plex. Initially I was going to try and run command line only, but, being somewhat of a noob, I ended up installing a desktop environment. I use ...
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Problems with video and playback on 4K monitor and R9 R270 AMD. Ubuntu 14.04

For a number of years I have happily used Ubuntu. However,I am having all sorts of problems now since I upgraded my video card and monitor. My monitor is a Benq 4k monitor, but I decided to upgrade my ...
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apt-get works via proxy, but nothing else does

This pertains to Ubuntu 14.04 behind a proxy server that requires authentication. I've managed to get apt-get working via proxy. My /etc/apt/apt.conf looks like this: Acquire::http::proxy ...
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Transfer bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox [duplicate]

I have currently got Google Chrome and Firefox installed, but I want to switch to Firefox so I want to some how transfer my mass collections of bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox, so is there any way of ...
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Verify the current Google Chrome installation's integrity

I have installed Google Chrome from the .deb file provided here, but after I installed it I realised that I had not checked the MD5 of the .deb file to make sure that it was not corrupt or tampered ...
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How can I get chrome to stop opening up in incognito? even after purging and reinstalling fresh

I tried opening new tab(non-incognito) and then locking that to the lancher. Then unlocking the first icon, But then the second icon just opens incognito tab by default. Even though I have not made ...
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Chrome 42 on Ubuntu 14.04 won't start

Running Chrome 42 on Ubuntu 14.04 results in an error going out to console of: Check failed: NamespaceUtils::WriteToIdMapFile("/proc/self/gid_map", gid_) I found this in the Chromium project which ...
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java plugin is not working

I want to run following website in chrome/firefox in my ubuntu : http://bikecad.ca/quickapplet which shows following message: However i have already followed these steps but its not working. Help ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Kiosk, start services before chrome kiosk starts

I am currently building a Ubuntu kiosk, using this guide. The guide itself is great, but I am trying to start other services before chrome is executed in kiosk mode. I currently have: ...