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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why does chrome ask for my keychain [duplicate]

new to Ubuntu so I know you'll be patient with me. I'm running 14,04lts up to date. been having problems with flash across various browsers, one solution I found was to install google chrome. Sort of ...
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Problem with Chrome/Chromium rendering bootstrap template (14.04)

I'm having an issue with Chrome and Chromium not rendering a particular Twitter Bootstrap template properly. I'm using the jumbotron template, and the log in form fields at the top don't seem to be ...
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White Desktop when minimizing Google Chrome

Minimizing Chrome makes my desktop and other windows white. Therefore, unless I maximize Chrome again, I can't see other windows or menus. This behavior started happening after updating system on ...
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Chrome sound doesn't work Ubuntu 14.04

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, and sound works fine in mozilla firefox,etc. One place sound doesn't work is in chrome, and I don't think it's a problem with flash because youtube and other websites' ...
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Some problems with Ubuntu (particularly Hardware Decoding)

I'm new here and I have no experience using Ubuntu. I have finally decided to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Netbook. Acer Aspire One 725 CPU: AMD C-70 APU Dual-Core 1.33 GHz GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7290 ...
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Videos freeze in fullscreen mode in Chrome and Firefox

When I maximize a flash OR HTML5 video, e.g. on youtube, the picture freezes but the video continues to play. I can still hear the sound and even see the mouse cursor switching from normal cursor to ...
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Hardware acceleration unavailable under Chrome with proprietary fglrx driver

When I fullscreen a HD YouTube video or do other stuff that should be hardware accelerated, Chrome slows to a crawl. Taking a look at chrome://gpu shows this: Canvas: Software only, hardware ...
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Window contents corrupt when scrolling in Chrome and vim/gvim

I am running 14.04 as a guest on a Win8.1 host (over VirtualBox 4.3.17), 3D acceleration is enabled. Since upgrading from 12.10 I have noticed that text/content will sometimes corrupt when I scroll a ...
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Separate icons for Chrome and Hangouts in Unity

Is there a way to have separate icons for Chrome and Hangouts in Unity? All my Chrome windows and Hangouts chats are combined under the Chrome icon. I swear I've seen them separate before, but I ...
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How to create a custom profile in chrome without opening the settings option in chrome browser?

I want to create a custom profile for chrome and a shortcut for my profile on desktop. Basically what I want to know is, what all things are happening in the file-system (inside the .config folder i ...
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I uninstalled Chromium. Why still extra ffmpeg codecs for the chromium browser in ubuntu update?

Chromium kept crashing on the gmail webpage (aw snap) and I have uninstalled it and installed goggle chrome. In software updater, I see "extra ffmpeg codecs for the chromium browser" is this for ...
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Remove tlb search from chrome

I'm using google chrome as browser and Ubuntu 14.04 as Operating system, a week ago i noticed that a malware appear (tlbsearch) just on chrome, if i use firefox or opera it doesn't appear how can i ...
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flash/youtube does not work. xubuntu xfce4 on chromebook

All the suggestions I've seen are totally out of date. I did a xubuntu xfce piggyback install on my samsung arm chromebook. Youtube won't play at all in both, chrome and firefox. What do I need?
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ubuntu 14.04 : can't move chrome window

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, and installed Google Chrome. My problem comes from the fact that I can't move the chrome window on my second screen or even on the "current" screen. I'm ...
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Why is there a URL over my Flash streaming video? [closed]

Here's what I see when streaming video in Google Chrome: Look at the bottom. Why is there a URL over my video? How can I make it go away?
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OpenJDK patched with font fixes mess up google chrome fonts

I've installed the patched OpenJDK in order to get proper font rendering in WebStorm 8. It works fine but i realized chrome has some font rendering problems since then. I only see this in chrome so ...
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Can't browse to big files and upload in browsers (chrome, firefox and explorer under wine)

I can't upload jpegs over 3mb to photo websites (society6 and blue canvas) because they do not show in the browse files box. Smaller jpegs show up and can be uploaded (900kb or so). What could be ...
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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 ...
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google page pop up every ten minutes

Since earlier today, google chrome opens an about:blank page (which is my set home page) and then several times per minute, without any reason or initiating anything on my part, the google search page ...
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Google Chrome error

I have installed Google Chrome by .deb file from google.com/chrome/ Installation was ok but when I opening through terminal it says the code below although it opens it self. And it's unopenable ...
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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 ...
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Java in Chrome 34

I have installed the old version of chrome (34) because it is supposed to be able to work with java (as others have reported.) my question is, how do i get java to work in chrome 34? I have tried to ...
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Google Chrome Canary - on Ubuntu 14.04 how to get it?

I need to test some hardware on Ubuntu 14.04 which are all working on Mac and Windows 8.1. But Ubuntu 14.04 old Google Chrome is available via apt-get How do I get the Google Chrome Canary or ...
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How to avoid chrome store password in seahorse?

I am very concerned about the unencrypted passwords saved by chrome in seahorse. This equipment is shared and used by several people, so any user with the root password can change my user password ...
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Google Chrome Kiosk Fullscreen Issue Basic Server 14.04

I'm a complete newbie when it comes to Ubuntu and Linux in general so please be gentle. I've been tasked with creating a web kiosk at work and i'm all but there except from as the title ...
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Get Flash 15 on Ubuntu

I know, it's been asked before but I couldn't really get a satisfying answer for some details/backgrounds and I guess it's an important question for many. Some application seem only to be running ...
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Troubleshooting reproducible LCD blackscreen crash

I have a Latitude D630 that happily runs Ubuntu 32-bit 14.04LTS. However, if I open a specific chrome application in chromium or chrome and attempt to open a particular menu in that app, the entire ...
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Is my netbook powerful enough to run Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Mods: this question is not a duplicate of others. While related in subject, this question is not a general specifications request, nor is it concerned with building kernels and whatnot. This question ...
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Google Chrome leaving processes live after closing

I've had problems with Google Chrome that when I close it and then re-open it I get the error message the the Profile could not be opened correctly. I've traced this problem down to the fact that ...
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Set the Google Chrome icon back to default

I get "some webpage's tag-Google Chrome" after I put my cursor upon the Google icon of the sidebar. How can I restore the tag back to the default?
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Enable WebGL w/ intel drivers in chrome

My glxinfo: http://pastebin.com/drbaMaxN My lspci: http://pastebin.com/RwsVfEdu I've enabled "Override software rendering" in chrome://flags, but chrome://gpu still tells me 'WebGL: unavailable'. Is ...
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Preview .html file from remote AWS EC2 instance on local machine's browser

From this and this I've gathered that I should ssh into my ec2 instance from my Mac by: ssh -C -c blowfish -X -i user.pem user@hostname.com This accomplishes X11 forwarding. Afterwards, how do ...
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Google chrome account broken

I have been experiencing this problem ever since I re installed ubuntu 14.04 I can not force google sync account to work properly I get this error every time I start chrome First I thought it ...
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Unable to browse specific websites with Netgear modem

I recently purchased a Netgear DGN1000v3 modem-router for my home. I was using a D-link DSL-2750U, before it started giving network disconnection issues in the last one month. I setup internet on ...
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Adobe Flash Player not detected on Chromium for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using Chromium for Ubuntu and it's telling me I need to install Adobe Flash Player (AFP) when I go to play a certain video by directing me to Adobe's website. I have AFP installed via Ubuntu ...
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Key input lag on Chrome Browser in Trusty

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and am experiencing great difficulty in typing in Google Chrome Version 37.0.2062.94 (64-bit). Typing works normally in gedit, emacs, etc but in my browser it is really ...
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Google Chrome Opens “Chrome-Google Chrome”

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I also installed Google Chrome. However, whenever I try to launch Chrome from the dock, the "Google Chrome" icon flashes, then opens a new icon called "Chrome-Google ...
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which terminal command for open google-chrome [duplicate]

How do I open the google chrome browser from the terminal without getting error? google-chrome gets me error. No is not the same question but I probable should have written them in the same post. I ...
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Clipboards mess : Chrome/terminals/VMwarePlayer

I'm unfamilliar with the different clipboards available in Linux and how they work, but something strange happens, and there may be a way to resolve this : When I highlight text in my terminal ...
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Computer freezes when playing youtube video in Chrome

I have got a computer with fresh 14.04 installation. Whenever I open a Youtube video in Chrome it plays for a minute or so, and the the machine freezes. The only way out of it is a hard reset. I have ...
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Chrome Weird Shortcut

I recently ran the ubuntu updater on my computer, and it seems like it messed up my google chrome installation. Every time I open Google chrome, on the menu bar, instead of showing up as the normal ...
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Chrome always asks to be default browser and icon in dash doesn't work

I have two issues with Google Chrome which may or may not be related. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. The first is that whenever I open the browser, I get the thing telling me it's not the default browser and ...
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Google Chrome with buggy launcher [duplicate]

Google Chrome used to work for me, but today it started to act weirdly. When I open it(on Docky), it will create a new window instead of keeping on its own icon. To fix that, I ran sudo apt-get purge ...
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Chrome/Chromium fonts look bad starting from version 37

After an upgrade from version 36 to 37, the fonts in Google Chrome browser and its opensource variation Chromium look much worse. In the attached screenshot you will the same page viewed with version ...
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chrome loads then immediatly dissapears

I just put ubuntu on my chromebook in order to be able to do my math homework. Its a program called adaptive math practice by carnegie learning. I log on to my student site, click on the link. Then, ...
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Regional language not working on google chrome only

I had installed malayalam language keyboard (from keyboard layout settings in systemsettings) in Ubuntu on my Dell laptop. and I can type malayalm language in any window or application except google ...
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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 [closed]

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 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 ...