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).

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

4
votes
0answers
1k views

Broken gnome-keyring file and google-chrome hangs

After few weeks of uptime yesterday I rebooted my laptop. After that, I discovered that there is no password in gnome-keyring. gnome-keyring segfault and didn't work. I restored ...
3
votes
0answers
91 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
189 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
103 views

Override system-wide shortcut for application-specific shortcut

Is there a way to give a keyboard shortcut defined in an application precedence over a system-wide shortcut with the same key binding? Desired behaviour: When some keys are pressed, check if the ...
3
votes
0answers
664 views

Ubuntu 14.04 and google Chrome with touchscreen, no left click

I am using the Latest version of chrome with 64bit 14.04 running on my Sony Vaio Tab Duo 11. I am trying to use the touchscreen and everything looks great, scrolling is very nice, i can swipe to go ...
3
votes
0answers
146 views

Deploying Ubuntu in a public school - image creation and updates

I am currently planning to replace Windows XP on 58 Intel machines that we have. I have been researching to do this, and before I set it in motion I would like to get some feedback on my plan. In ...
3
votes
0answers
2k views

Multiple chromium icons in launcher of 14.04 LTS

EDIT 2014-04-19: To add a little extra context to my question, these are the original instructions I followed ...
3
votes
0answers
512 views

Slow loading of pages (browser performance)

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. I notice for certain webpages, firefox and chrome both load them very slowly. In fact, while text content loads quickly, both of the browsers seem to be loading ...
2
votes
0answers
32 views

Chrome Notifications No Longer Display (14.04)

I recently reinstalled 14.04, and Chrome notifications worked great for about 2 days, after which there were no gmail notifications or Now cards and now there isn't even the bell icon. The Chrome and ...
2
votes
0answers
57 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
53 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
74 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
41 views

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
2
votes
0answers
68 views

Ubuntu 14.04 crashing on viewing youtube video in google chrome

I am running the 32-bit version of ubuntu 14.04 and using Version 43.0.2357.81 of Google Chrome (google-chrome-stable) on it. Youtube usually works fine with Mozilla firfox, but as I start a youtube ...
2
votes
0answers
175 views

Chrome multitouch support suddenly stopped

I run Chrome 43.0.2357.65 on Ubuntu 15.10. I've had multi touch support working on my laptop for several months and today it suddenly stopped working. I'm not sure which chrome version I was on ...
2
votes
0answers
124 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
157 views

Chrome window is off position after maximizing

when I unmaximize my Chrome window and then maximize it again, it appears to be redrawn incorrectly, see the attached GIF to see for yourself. What is even worse, is that Chrome still thinks the ...
2
votes
0answers
79 views

Unity left panel application shortcut problem

I'm having some problems with the Google Chrome shortcut in the Unity left panel. I don't know how exactly I should address this issue. Here's a screenshot. Currently I'm launching Chrome from Unity ...
2
votes
0answers
236 views

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?
2
votes
0answers
164 views

How can I open gliffy diagrams by double clicking?

I installed a program "Gliffy" as a Google Chrome app. It saves it's diagrams as *.gliffy files. I'm wondering if I could set things up so that I can double click on this *.gliffy file and it opens ...
2
votes
0answers
183 views

Xubuntu crashes on suspend and chrome crashes often

i just installed a fresh xubuntu and i am amazed of its simplicity and usability. IMHO the best OS out there. However its crashes each time i want to suspend it. It goes gray screen and soon after ...
2
votes
0answers
128 views

Google Chrome slowdown after some time

I'm running Google Chrome on Xubuntu 14.04. After some time, maybe couple of hours or half an hour (I don't on what it depends) it's starting to freeze. It's almost impossible to use it, cause every ...
2
votes
0answers
832 views

Fullscreen Video Tearing on Ubuntu 14.10 (Haswell Graphics)

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed that I've had video tearing issues in Google Chrome on YouTube (and such other sites) with the video tearing when I put it on fullscreen. It might be an issue ...
2
votes
0answers
372 views

Chrome standalone for linux (no root)

Since i don't have root user password, is there anyway to install google chrome with it's dependencies ? (64 Bit)
2
votes
0answers
2k views

How to install libappindicator1 without removing google chrome

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now I'm installing all the programs. I have an issue when i try to install Dropbox. Dropbox require an aditional installation called "libappindicator1" but if i ...
2
votes
0answers
298 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
425 views

Force Chrome/Chromium to use Adwaita Dark theme

Is there a way to force Chrome/Chromium to use Adwaita Dark theme? Using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I've managed to force Qt and every other apps to use Dark theme (by changing gtk-css), but I can't figure ...
2
votes
0answers
412 views

Ubuntu 13.10 kiosk mode with custom session not working

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to enter kiosk mode in chromium right on boot, but nothing is working. I've been using this method ...
2
votes
0answers
2k views

Chromium message : google api keys are missing and cannot sign in to chromium

I installed Chromium on my Ubuntu 12.04 using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-dev sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install chromium-browser Now whenever I run it I get the message ...
2
votes
0answers
679 views

Unbut 12.04 - Problem with Chrome & Chromium since last update

Two days ago, Update Manager said there were several pending updates. Which I didn't check (my bad) and just went for it. Left it updating all night. Next day after rebooting, Gnome Desktop wouldn't ...
2
votes
0answers
380 views

Chromium browser scrolling slow

I just switched from Win7 to Ubuntu (no dual boot) and one thing I kinda ''miss'' is that I can change the scrolling speed... but I like the scrollspeed in the system itself but don't in chromium ...
2
votes
0answers
250 views

Rendering problem on multiple browsers

Toshiba Satellite P870 (has multiple compatibility issues already, including touchpad not working and no control for keyboard backlight. I believe many of the problems may have to do with the bios, ...
2
votes
0answers
388 views

Saving Gmail attachments using drag and drop results in a link, not a file

When I open a message in Gmail and attempt to save an attachment using the drag and drop method, (click on the file icon and drag it to a folder or the desktop) the resulting file in the destination ...
2
votes
0answers
288 views

Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04

I own two machines, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04. I use Google Chrome on both. A Google Chrome update is available, and it appears in the Update Manager. However, I cannot select the ...
2
votes
0answers
821 views

Github and many other website not loading

Recently I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop. After that, most of the websites don't load in Firefox or Chrome either. I tried to ping those websites with Terminal but ping is fine with Terminal ...
2
votes
0answers
341 views

Chrome maximised black screen, missing icons and text

So I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, and I've been having issues with the Google Chrome icons going blank until I hover over them. The text on each tab also goes blank often. I presume it's some graphic card ...
2
votes
0answers
436 views

Fix Fonts in Chrome?

After installing and removing Kubuntu, some of the fonts in Chrome are showing up as times new roman instead of Ubuntu font. Is there any way to reset the fonts in Ubuntu and Chrome? I want to use the ...
2
votes
0answers
803 views

How to force installation of incompatible extensions in Chromium/Chrome?

I was trying to install one of my favorite Chrome/Chromium extensions, Awesome New Tab Page (which I have successfully installed and ran on Chromuim for Ubuntu before,) but it says that the extension ...
2
votes
0answers
750 views

python-plugin installation

I try to play online radio in the Chrome web browser. It said this following installation: Required plugin could not be found Python(2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the ...
2
votes
0answers
104 views

chrome would be hang when some web page

the environment is the latest version of Chrome and ubuntu 12.04. When I use Chrome to open web page, it would hang, and I cannot say the exact frequent. after I disable the flash plugins in ...
2
votes
0answers
958 views

Google Chrome causing file system to mount as read only

So disclaimer, I am using Lubuntu 12.04 but I'm almost certain it shouldn't make any difference. Earlier this week I resized my lubuntu partition on my harddrive with GParted to be 25 GBs smaller, ...
2
votes
0answers
288 views

Chrome Tab Navigation issues. Also drag and drop only works intermittently

I recently upgraded to 12.04 and am running Gnome-shell. I use both FF and Chrome, but rely on Chrome for use with Google apps. In the last couple of months with recurring frequency I lose my ability ...
1
vote
0answers
9 views

Google Hangouts Video Playback Performance

I've been trying to use Google Hangouts for video chat on my Ubuntu machines but the performance has been atrocious. My laptop is a Galago UltraPro from System 76 with an i7 and 16gb of RAM. My ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Installing Chrubuntu on Acer Chromebook C710

Good afternoon... I've installed Chrubuntu MANY TIMES before and I've never had this problem when installing it other times. I followed the instructions from A Blogspot Post and it has never failed ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

How To Enable Google Now in Ubuntu?

My Google chrome/chromium version is 44 and Ubuntu version is 15.04. I have the Google Chrome icon in the notifications area and Google App Launcher on my Ubuntu Unity launcher but the Google Now and ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Scaled up Chrome window

Since a few months I have a problem with Chrome browser. It always worked perfect but one day I turned Chrome on and it appeared like rescaled up. The window and interface became huge, interface icons ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Screen tear or I don't know what to call it when using chrome

I rarely posts question but well this has been bugging me since i started using Ubuntu 14.04, of course previously I was using Win8.1 without any issues. My screen has a tear when using chrome which ...
1
vote
0answers
165 views

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS YouTube videos are choppy

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an older computer I had for an HTPC. All I really wanted to do was use it to watch YouTube, Twitch, and browse the internet. Unfortunately, it fails at watching ...
1
vote
0answers
50 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
161 views

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 ...