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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What's in ~/.config/google-chrome?

It uses more than 100 MB on my tiny system, I can't really imagine this all just being the configuration of only the chrome browser. How would I reduce its size?
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Google chrome removal after deleting /opt/google

I had installed google-chrome and there was a folder named google in /opt. For some reason I accidentally removed /opt. Now I have trouble removing google-chrome-stable with apt-get. Any ideas on how ...
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Is it possible that Google Drive is in bundled in Google Chrome?

Is it possible that Google Drive for ubuntu is included in Google Chrome? I tried several times to install Google Drive unsuccessfully. When I ran Google Chrome, the icons inherited from Windows ...
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Opening Chrome causes Ubuntu to freeze

Ubuntu v14.04 Simply opening the Chrome browser causes Ubuntu to freeze completely. No key strokes are effective and the mouse pointer is frozen in place or disappears. After a hard reboot, I opened ...
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Some webpages doesn't load properly in any linux distro

Recently I can't use Facebook, Youtube and some other webpages in any Linux distro that I install on my Thinkpad T420. I've been using Xubuntu for about one year and it happened about three weeks ...
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Youtube/Downloading files eats all my bandwidth in Chrome

I'm using Chrome on Ubuntu 15.04 it works fine. Only problem is that when a download is in progress or i'm watching a video it eats all my bandwidth so I cannot open any other website until download ...
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Chrome 64 bit causes freeze on ubuntu 14.04 64 bit [on hold]

i have latest google chrome 64 bit (i think because my system is 64 bit too) downloaded from official site (deb file), i succeed installing it without error, and ofcourse it can be use for browsing ...
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google-chrome-stable V. 44.0.2403.107-1 doesn't work on Lubuntu

I have this config in my Lubuntu notebook: SYSTEM INFORMATION Running Ubuntu Linux, the Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) release. GNOME: 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 2015-04-02) Kernel version: 3.13.0-58-generic ...
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Elementary OS website spontaneously opens up in Chrome throughout the day. I have no idea why or how to stop it. Any solutions?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my chromebook. However I'm 100% sure the chromebook has nothing to do with it as the problem just started up a couple days ago some time after visiting elementary.io . I ...
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Google sites are not opening

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm having a strange issue, I have no idea what else to do... 1) Some Google sites/functionalities are not opening. GMail works but the browser tab keeps loading forever, I ...
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Unable to load Google products in Google Chrome

I've recently upgrade my computer to Ubuntu 14.04. This problem started manifesting after the upgrade. Any time I try to access a Google product's page (YouTube, Google Calendar, Search, etc.), the ...
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Chrome freeze after update [duplicate]

Since updated yesterday (23/Jul/2015), chrome freeze and computer also. I'm using ubuntu 15.04
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Could slow Chrome response be due to an ill-behaved Chrome extension?

Scanning discussion forums, including this one, for solutions to a painfully slow or even stopped Chrome browser in Ubuntu 14.04, I see no clear consensus emerging on what the problem is or how it can ...
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virus in ubuntu 14.04 adware malware spyware…?

I am using Ubuntu 64 14.04. I have used Ubuntu for many many years, and today I got malware or spyware, although I don't really know what it is. I use chrome Version 44.0.2403.89 (64-bit) the latest ...
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Linux Won't Run

Wow. I recently installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook C720. I installed it using Crouton, so it runs Chrome and Ubuntu side by side. I can switch between them with a hot key. For more information on my ...
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Chrome is freezing Ubuntu when opening a tab or restarting

This just started happening yesterday. I didn’t knowingly change anything although I have auto-update enabled in Ubuntu. I can start chrome fine, it will work for a while, but then I open a tab and ...
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Google Chrome 44.0.2403.89-1 crashes Ubuntu

This morning appeared update message so I upgraded version 43.0.2357.134-1 to 44.0.2403.89-1 and happens to any of the following: By opening and loading chrome ubuntu crashes. By right-clicking the ...
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Malware opens up some youtube video in ubuntu

I am having a very strange problem. While working on ubuntu, suddenly out of nowhere a new chrome tab with a random youtube video opens up and starts playing. Only relevant issue found on internet is ...
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Why does the new chrome version restart several times before remaining open?

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and just updated to Google Chrome 44.0.2403.89. Every time I open chrome from the icon in the launcher, it quickly restarts (the window actually closes and opens again) ...
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sharing a comment on installing Google Drive on ubuntu [closed]

I tried installing Google Drive on Ubuntu 14.04, followed instructions, and got the same results reported as follows: "I get this error :( grive-tools : Depends: grive (>= 0.3) but it is not going to ...
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xdg-open: chrome/chromium/opera

I have written an application that makes use of the pocket API. Currently the login is done inside a custom webframe of the application itself. But I want to use the default browser for this. ...
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Vertical lines appear in my screen on 12.04

Vertical lines started appearing in my screen on 12.04 all of a sudden. Dell Inspiron 6GB machine. This behavior is seen on the latest versions of Chrome/FireFox browsers.What should I do to resolve ...
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How do you execute software that needs root access?

I have only just installed Ubuntu on a Wintel PC. I want to install some downloaded software package, namely Google Chrome, but I have not been successful gaining root privilege. I have seen several ...
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Performance issues after watching html5 videos

This is a bit hard to describe, but I recently started to experience severe performance issues related to watching clips via html5 players (youtube, vimeo) in all major browsers. Let's say I watch ...
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Google Chrome on Gmail, tab “Promotions”, black page

Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome Version 43.0.2357.134 (64-bit). Is anyone experiencing the same problem, and maybe has found a solution? It happens only when on Gmail I want to switch to the "Promotions" tab. ...
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Netflix crashes my Ubuntu 14.04 + Chrome

Ubuntu 14.04 + Chrome (latest version) worked fine with Netflix until they changed the interface around May 2015. Now the site loads, titles + images are displayed, but as soon as I move the mouse ...
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Google-Chrome-Stable not launching

Installed google-chrome-stable from stack exchange through Ubuntu Software Center. Worked fine, yet today it would not launch, from launch bar or command line. I am a newbie to Ubuntu and the ...
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Google Chrome automatically opens all URIs

When clicking on URIs that should open desktop apps (magnet://, and steam://), Chrome will automatically open a new tab in a new window. I'm currently using Chrome version 43.0.2357.134, Ubuntu ...
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Some pages do not load in Google Chrome on linux

Pages like search results in google.com, extentions in Chrome Web Store. It is loading for a while but rarely the page is displayed. I've tried changing the DNS to use Google and disable hardware ...
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To prevent Zooming keybinding in Google Chrome

I notice that I all the time press the Zoom keybinding in Google Chrome when try to close current tab by CTRL+W. try to reload the current page by CTRL+R Partially, the reason can be explained ...
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Buggy full screen mode since Flash 18.0.0.204

I use Flash Pepper with Firefox via Fresh Player. The following setup allows me to watch YouTube videos in full screen mode: Kubuntu vivid with all the latest updates Firefox 39.0 Flash 18.0.0.194 ...
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Cannot install chromium or chrome inside 12.04 LTS

I am new to ubuntu and linux, i am not able to install chrome from the software center it gives me these errors:- The following packages have unmet dependencies: chromium-browser: Depends: libgcc1 ...
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To Disable CTRL+SHIFT+C in Google Chrome of Ubuntu?

This keybinding is very irritating because it is very close to the copy-command Ctrl+C. Partially, the problem can be explained by my keyboard layout Dvorak such that the browser may consider the ...
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Chrome indicator not being displayed in the system tray anymore

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity front end. Last time I checked, google chrome stable used to have an indicator icon on the system tray. If chrome was closed using the cross button, it would minimize ...
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Why are Google Chrome windows being placed under the Xfce4 panel icon in Docky?

I have installed Xfce and Docky on my 15.04 Ubuntu installation. When I'm running the Xfce desktop environment Docky groups Google Chrome windows under the Xfce4-panel icon, even though I have dragged ...
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Cannot open Nature website in ubuntu since yesterday? [duplicate]

I am using both Ubuntu 14.04 and Kubuntu 15.04 and in both the systems while accessing Nature's website I am getting the following error, irrespective of using it in Firefox or Google-Chrome. Help in ...
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inox browser: build and patch chromium from source

I recently stumbled over a set of patches for chromium which promise to focus on privacy by disabling data transmission to google. You can read more about it here. It originates from a Archlinux AUR ...
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Kernel panic after using html5 video in chrome

I'm using chrome to watch Netflix on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. It lets me watch video for a while (30 sec up to 20 min.) and than it hungs up the system permanently. The same problem occurs while watching ...
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HMA VPN ISSUES on chrome and firefox

Recently my HMA VPN doesn't seem to work on either Chrome or Firefox. It is strange. Usually it works, but just won't let me access the Internet, Wondering if anyone had any idea.
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blank white page icon for chrome [duplicate]

I am not getting the google chrome icon and instead i get this white blank page icon... I am attaching a screen shot and you can see white blank page icon out there instear of usual chrome icon... ...
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To have keybinding to move page up/down in Ubuntu's browser

I would like to scroll page up and down etc by CTRL+p/n or similar, like you have in OSX in most of the browsers. This is much better for wrists than using the keys next to my keyboard. How can you ...
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How to change tab in Google Chrome with the keyboard, in Ubuntu

In OSX, you can browse tabs in browsers by Ctrl+ N/p or similar. I have not found any keys in Ubuntu 14.04. How can you browse tabs of browsers by keyboard in Ubuntu?
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Recompiling Android RunTime

According to following image, ART is very similar to JVM. As JVM is for Linux which converts Java instruction set to machine level instruction set. Then is there any way to recompile ART for linux ...
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Mouse cursor issue

I'm having a weird problem since upgrading to 15.04. After my computer has been on for a while (usually just with Chrome open), the mouse cursor changes to the hand-grab cursor when right-clicked. ...
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I tried installing biodigital human, a webgl app on google chrome and it logged me out of my computer and uninstalled some apps

I was logged out. Tried logging in again but waz logged out immediately. Had to reboot. It messed my system up in the following ways: -Uninstalled wallch and classic menu indicator -System load ...
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Chrome : Accidentally pressed do not show this option again for torrent downloads

There was an option when I wanted to donwload torrents asking if I wanted to "Launch Application" with the file or "Do Nothing" I accidentally had "Do Nothing" and pressed "Don't ask again". Now I ...
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Changing DNS on Ubuntu

Running Ubuntu 15.04. I'll briefly describe my network configuration. Main router connected to be Cable modem is 192.168.1.1. A secondary router (192.168.2.1) is connected as a client to the main ...
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Ctrl+click on link in a browser doesn't open page in a new tab

I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and for the most part it went off without a hitch; however, my browser isn't acting right. I often use the CTRL+click shortcut to open links in a new tab. At first I ...
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Installing Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Chrome on my system but instead of installing it says 'reinstall' and never actually opens or loads. This is also the case when I try to install Flash Player - I can see the ...
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how to fix the fonts in firefox

Almost any other popular website I browse to there is notably no difference in the way the fonts are rendered. For e.g. here is a screenshot of how firefox and google chrome displays stackoverflow... ...