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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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... ...
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Chrome sound not working on Ubuntu 15.04

I just got ubuntu and all I wanted to use chrome for is netflix but the sound doesn't work. The sound works on every other app on my laptop except chrome. Even the sound on chromium works. I've tried ...
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chromium v44 + netflix : missing components error

1) I installed chromium beta v44 as per discussion here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chromium-browser/+bug/1371274 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-dev sudo apt-get ...
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How can I confirm that I'm using Adobe Flash hardware acceleration (VDPAU) with Chrome on Ubuntu with integrated Intel card HD4xxx and default driver?

The title tells it all. I have found one similar question but it is outdated from 2013 and not related to Chrome. How can I enable hardware acceleration for flash on Intel graphics? When I go to ...
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Blank select options on Chrome / Chromium & Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire 4750G laptop. Recently I've started having a problem with HTML SELECT option lists when using Chrome or Chromium. Normally everything works fine, then the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chrome Chinese font inconsistencies

Starting from the last several weeks, my Ubuntu 14.04's Chrome display of Chinese web sites has been experiencing the following inconsistencies: some characters appeared bolder than others, some other ...
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How to get rid of Google chrome secret audio recorder? [closed]

As mentioned here and on many other websites, Google is downloading an audio recorder utility on every computer that has chrome installed. And Google is using this tool to record everything in the ...
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Every time I open Chrome the window moves down

Weird question, I know. Basically no more than what the title says; I have compizconfig settings manager and set the windows to open in center, which Chrome does, but only on the first open. After ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Google Chrome libGL error

I'm getting these errors every-time I start chrome within the terminal. Anyone knows any solutions? Thank you! *****@*****-HP-ProBook-4540s:~$ google-chrome ...
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Flickering in Chrome (but not Firefox)

In google chrome parts of webpages, images and videos are flickering. This does not happen in firefox. Sometimes when I change tabs, I see bits of other tabs overlayed on the current tab. I also get ...
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Firefox and chrome is not working on a website

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I found a website where I can learn German language, but unfortunately the page is not working. I tried Firefox and Chrome both of them, I disabled addblock, but ...
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is there a command line flag to set google-chrome to act like a mobile browser

I'm setting up a kiosk style instrument with a 7inch lcd and egalax touch screen running on ubuntu server. I followed this tutorial to do this to get chrome running in kiosk mode: ...
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Google Chrome suddenly increased size (see picture)

I now find Google Chrome in this state (Probably after a system upgrade) : On the left the unity icons are at default size, it is chrome maybe 4-8 times bigger! $ google-chrome --version Google ...
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How to disown a chromium or chrome app on double click

I wrote a bash script to open an app (by double click) in my chromium. The code works but after opening the app when i close terminal the app also closes. I have searched through web and found out ...
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XModMap Key Remapping Not Totally Working

I have a Mac Keyboard I am using with new version of Ubuntu. Whenever in a web browser, I try and hit the F5 key to naturally refresh the page but in Ubuntu this key seems to be mapped to Keyboard ...
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Trouble accessing Netflix

I've spent 4 hours trying to get Netflix to work on my Ubuntu. I've been to many Help pages and tried various things, including: trying to install Chrome and failing ("Failed to satisfy all ...
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Can't load a lot of websites since Ubuntu 15.04

Since I upgraded to 15.04, almost all my websites now just sit there and load to a error message in Google Chrome. I used to be able to get to Google.com now it just sits and loads to nothing. Ubuntu ...
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Why firefox is default browser in Xubuntu?

I have a lot of apps which ignore xfce browser settings: for example banshee. It still opens links in firefox, but I set google-chrome as default. It is default in xfce-preferred-apps, it is default ...
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Chrome keeps disappearing [closed]

Google Chrome won't install properly on my machine I get the file from google chrome's website which takes me to software I click install put in my password yet after the installation process is ...
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Chromium Renamed [duplicate]

So I got chromium working and everything was fine, but I opened a Google Hangouts, now my Chromium web browser is permanently someone's name when I hover over it. I've tried uninstalling it and ...
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How to make chrome truly full screen in lubuntu

When I press f11 to go fullscreen in Chrome in lubuntu, the LXPanel taskbar at the bottom disappears, yet all the menus, tabs, and the search bar all still visible, as if Chrome is in windowed mode. ...
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Google Chrome security

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I first open Google Chrome I get the green padlock, but any sites I visit I get your connection is not private. I then check the connection and it has 2 warnings: The ...
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crash chrome broswer

i when by "google-chrome-stable" in terminal get error : engmmrj@engmmrj-MS-7592:~$ google-chrome-stable [1:1:0617/150719:ERROR:image_metadata_extractor.cc(111)] Couldn't load libexif. Gtk-Message: ...
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Stop Auto volume gain up, down

When i am using Google Chrome web browser, it use audio auto gain control. As a result the default audio volume keep getting changed from 20% to 100% or 50% and it creates a serious annoying problem. ...
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My computer crashes everytime I use Youtube

My computer is a HP Pavillion dv6559ea and I have the 14.04 LTS Ubuntu version, 32bit. Everytime I go to youtube my computer crashes. The side bar used to disappear and the only option I had was to ...
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WebGL doesn't work in Chromium on Ubuntu

I've realized that I can't see graphics in Chromium 43.0.2357.81 Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit), such as plot x²+y² in Google. I've tried several things but nothing seems to fix the problem. A capture of the ...
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youtube gmail crashing chrome & firefox after installing hal for hbo, 14.10

Hey guys I have seen some posts about this issue but I have had no luck with any of them. Past Sunday was at a friends house and Installed Hal to watch Game of Thrones!! Afterwards youtube, facebook ...
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Error message upon installing Google Chrome

I got the following messages upon installing Google Chrome and launching it from the terminal: google-chrome-stable [9235:9244:0612/121713:ERROR:sandbox_ipc_linux.cc(431)] sendmsg: Broken pipe ...
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Chrome has gone too large after update ubuntu 14.04 ..?

Chrome has gone large in all senses - the whole window, tabs, font. See the picture below. I tried this following suggestion on this post, but not luck fixing it. All I did is this: - gsettings set ...
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15.04 won't close windows, respond to typing

recently, when I clicked the close button (orange X) for several windows (chrome, system settings), the windows did not close. Instead, the grabby hand icon appeared while I held down the mouse. Also, ...
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Remove Chrome Completely

I had a crash tonight, seems to have been graphics related (the cursor disappeared so I rebooted). Now chrome has gone very strange. It seems to have a windows skin over the top. As the screen shot ...
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Can't reach some https sites using Chrome but Firefox works fine

I've installed Chrome (not Chromium) on Ubuntu laptop and can't get to some sites that use https. Firefox works fine. In Chrome I get: This page not available ERR_FAILED The webpage ...
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Google Chrome's address bar has doubled in size. How can I fix this?

With recent updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation, Google Chrome has changed in appearance such that its address bar has doubled in size. You can see Chrome on the left side and Firefox on the ...
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Chrome Tab/Menu/URL bar and web pages have got really big

On a Dell XPS 13 (9333), I am running Ubuntu 15.04 and Google Chrome Stable and since yesterday after some updates, Google Chrome has gone all weird on me. The Tab/Menu/URL bar and web pages have got ...
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uBlock Chrome extension unenables at every startup

How come? I need to enable it manually every time I reboot my computer. Ubuntu 14.04, Gnome 3 DE
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How do I get qBittorrent to open magnet links instead of chrome in Xubuntu?

I accidentally chose Chrome as the default handler for magnet links and now I cannot find a way to change that. Any idea?s Thanks.
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How can I display a still image / short video loop through a webcam? [duplicate]

I need to sneak away from my desk without the person I'm video chatting realising. I am staying pretty still, and she's working so not that observant. I think a still image would fool her for long ...
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How can I open a browser tab after resuming from sleep?

I've bashed around on this one for awhile, no pun intended. I just want to open my todo list url in my browser every time my computer wakes from suspend. The command to do this normally is easy: ...
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Hot corners reset on reboot. Chrome flickers window spread?

I'm meeting a lot of issues with both Compizconfig and Unity Tweak Tool in regards to the "hot corner" function alongside with the window-spread and workspace-switcher features. First of all, my hot ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Chrome - Youtube full screen mouse cusor

My mouse cursor doesn't disappear during full-screen video playback in Google Chrome, Ubuntu 14.04. Can anyone confirm if this is normal or just my system?
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Ibus anthy/mozc works in every program except for Chrome

I've installed both anthy and mozc in order to type Japanese characters on my system, and it works for the most part: Both work in Skype, LibreOffice, the Terminal, and everything else I have tried ...
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Ubuntu DNS change ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED in Chrome

I've created my first ubuntu 14.04 server on digital ocean and tried to point my domain to it. Ive configured everything with help of the following tutorial to set up my apache virtual host. When i go ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crouton Chrome OS wifi and network issue

I've just installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 using crouton. It updated to 14.04 very quickly. I have 2 main issues: I'm automatically connected to my wifi network, just as I am when I ...
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How to change chromium-browser indicator icon?

I tried to copy it with sudo cp /home/USERNAME/Bilder/Kram/chromium-browser.svg /usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/apps/ to replace the indicator icon. But it remains always the same: The icon I ...
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How to enable NPAPI option in google chrome in Ubuntu?

I have enter following link in URL in chrome: chrome://flags/#enable-npapi But after hitting above line in URL can not see the option to enable NPAPI. I have tried same thing in Windows and in MAC ...
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Unable to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10 on my MBA 5,2 11" [closed]

I'm having great difficulties installing chrome Ubuntu 12.10 on my MBA 5,2 11". When I try sudo dpkg -i google-chrome*; sudo apt-get -f install get the following Selecting previously unselected ...
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low Sound volume on flash but normal in soundcloud. #Chrome

I have an odd issue ^^ I have a low volume on the flash player (zb. Youtube) on chrome. But a completely normal one on some online radio like soundcloud. The volume is setted to max. but is still ...