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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Chrome icon not appearing in Launcher

I've been using Chromium for some time now, but I decided to switch over to Chrome. More features. Anyways, I found that when I launch Chrome, its icon doesn't appear in the Launcher. Do any of you ...
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Chrome fonts not displaying properly after installing texlive

I installed texlive 2010 and ran fc-cache -fvs to update font cache. After that some fonts are not displaying properly in google chrome. In firefox it is working fine. What could be the problem?
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Back button not working in browsers

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu. The back buttons in the browsers (both firefox and chrome) are not working. Every time I have to right click and select 'back' option. Is there any work ...
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Enable urlbar's “One click selects all” in chromium

I hate the "normal way of browsing" in linux that forces you to triple click to select the whole navigation bar content. I can easily change this in Firefox's about:config changing the boolean to ...
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Installing chrome gives an error: “dependency is not satisfiable”

I just installed ubuntu on my laptop, everything works fine, but I'd like to use chrome instead of firefox. I downloaded the .deb file from the chrome website, and when I open it, the install buton ...
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flickr.com & imagekind.com crashing my browser and effects? [closed]

My Ubuntu 11.04 (installed 2 days ago) is misbehaving. When I try to upload an image via Flickr or Imagekind my browsers (Firefox and Chrome) crash. It even causes the "Run a Command" window not to ...
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Chrome keeps opening maximized

Chrome opens up in a maximized windows. No matter how many times I resize it down it stays the same on new windows. I tried resizing the windows then quitting Chrome, but still no luck. If anything ...
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How do I play mov files in Chrome?

I am trying to play the videos on this site: http://ipa.group.shef.ac.uk/symbols.php But the screen is just black. When I try to open them in Movie Player it buffers from 0%-100% seven or eight times ...
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“weird” Google Chrome feature, huge address bar pops up

I am quite puzzled by this feature since it just seems off. When I press Ctrl + }* and I'm not in a text box. *(basically the key below the +, left of Enter) I get this: A huge address bar ...
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How do I play Quake Live?

I have been trying to get Natty to play Quake Live with no luck. Some notes Installing in Chrome doesn't work at all -- it seems to download the XPI (firefox plugin file) Installing in Firefox ...
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How to properly pin Chrome/ium apps in their own “application” in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I put a web application on the Launcher? What I mean is, how can I pin a Chrome/ium application and keep it to itself? I want to click on the application and have ...
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Cannot make Google Chrome Default browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Firefox becomes default browser after upgrade. Cannot revert to Google Chrome I installed Chromium. It worked well. But I could not set it as default. It was there in my ...
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Is it possible to enable Google Bookmarks Sync in Chromium?

I'm considering changing from Google Chrome to Chromium in order to get as open sourced as possible. However, I've always liked Google Chrome's ability to synchronize my bookmarks to my Google Account ...
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Google Chrome does not keep cookies.

There have been a number of users reporting this starting as early as google chrome 11.0.696 on Lucid Lynx. I am seeing it currently on chrome version 16.0.912.75 (Official Build 116452) on Oneiric ...
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Make Zeitgeist aware of downloaded files from Firefox/Chrome [closed]

I'd like to make Zeitgiest aware of files I've downloaded from Chrome/Firefox. Currently Zeitgeist only becomes aware of them once they've been opened in some other program. This would be helpful ...
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How do I get rid of the Bitstream Vera font in Google Chrome?

I installed Google Chrome from the Google download page. I went to chrome://settings/fonts , and I changed the default font to Ubuntu, but that only changed some websites. Chrome still uses Bitstream ...
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Is there a way to un-group Chrome “Application Shortcuts” in Unity so they appear as standalone programs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to force active Launcher webpages to be from the Chromium icon? I have used Google Chrome "Application Shortcuts" to make quick links in the Unity launcher to access ...
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Default file manager changed, can't change back [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Chromium “Show in Folder” opens in text editor (Using ubuntu 11.04) I tried to open a torrent file in chrome, and it asked for my default application, so I ...
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Google-Chrome-stable immediately closes on startup [closed]

Hi I installed and reinstalled google-chrome-stable chrome and chromium from the synaptic package manager. Each time I try to use the browser it closes. When I tried to open the browser from ...
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Quicklist for Google Chrome (for bookmarks, new windows, etc) not working properly

I tried to make a quicklist for Google Chrome by editing the .desktop file in /opt/google/chrome but there is a small problem If i already have an instance of google chrome running and then i use the ...
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100% CPU consumption with Adobe Flash videos in Chrome? [duplicate]

100% cpu usage when streaming flash video with Chrome, but firefox use less than 50% of my cpu usage. what causing this? also any workaround to fix it? thank you.
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How do I get embedded MIDI files to play in Chrome?

When I click play on this site (http://tones.wolfram.com/), nothing happens. If I download the file to disk, there are several applications installed that play just fine. How do I get chrome to act as ...
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How can I fix Chrome to minimize into the Unity launcher?

Chrome, for the life of me won't minimize into the launcher. Every time I minimize it it goes away never to be seen again. This is a pain to have to deal with. How can I fix it? I was using the ...
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Running gmail on chrome in a separate icon on docky?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with docky. I use Google Chrome as a default web browser. Is there any way that Docky has a separate launcher like "gmail" with the icon and when I click it, a gmail is ...
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This flash plugin was blocked because it is out of date

This question is now obsolete since Chromium and its derivatives like Google Chrome use the more modern PPAPI Flash Player plug-in. It's built in to Chrome, but Chromium users need to rely on other ...
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How do I get apt links to work with Google Chrome

I was reading another question on ask-ubuntu, where I encountered an apt link. Intrigued, I clicked on it, expecting my browser to launch the software center, only to get a page saying "You don't seem ...
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Frequent CPU hogging

I am using ubuntu for 4 months. I am starting to notice that, my CPU usage is becoming 100% very frequently and my system becomes unresponsive. I don't run any CPU intensive tasks, just nautilus, ...
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WebGL is not initializing properly?

I've the latest stable versions of firefox and chrome. But when I run bodybrowser I get the following error: Google Body uses WebGL, a new standard for 3D on the Web. Your browser supports ...
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How to launch a new instance of Google Chrome from the command line?

Is there any way I can launch a new instance of Google Chrome from the command line? I'm not referring to opening a new window - I want a new instance. Here's why: Suppose I open Chrome and navigate ...
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Can any browser switch to already open tab, if address you're opening is already open?

If "https://mail.google.com" is already open a tab, it it possible to have a browser switch to that tab if I try opening "https://mail.google.com" in a different tab? What if I try opening the new ...
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Cufon fonts in Chrome very grainy

When using Chrome on Ubuntu, anything that uses Cufon is causing the fonts to become very grainy. I have the same version of Chrome on Windows and I do not have this problem, it is only on Ubuntu. I ...
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Known Chrome/Chromium themes that match popular themes

Searching for themes for Chromium I found this: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/03/6-google-chrome-ubuntu-themes-radiance-ambiance-elementary-dust-etc/ Can you guys point to some other ...
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Google Chrome initial links typed into address bar lost into the ether?

When I first open chrome, the first couple of links I type into the address bar completely disappear after pressing enter and the pages aren't loaded. Running Ubuntu 10.10, is there any known fix for ...
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Can I alt-tab while dragging a chrome tab?

I'm a newb ubuntu user, coming from Windows. On Windows, I could pick up one chrome tab, alt-tab to find another chrome window, and place it there. I find that this doesn't work on ubuntu/gnome. Can ...
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How can I update Google Chrome?

I am running Ubuntu Maverick under VMWare on Windows to make sure the code I write works on various OSes and browsers. I don't use it as my primary operating system. I can't figure out how to update ...
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Firefox becomes default browser after upgrade. Cannot revert to Google Chrome

Upgraded my notebook to Natty Beta 1 two days ago. All seems to be in order except for a very annoying little thing. I used to have Google Chrome as my default browser, and after the upgrade, this ...
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How can I change the Google Chrome webapp icon?

So I've got the AskUbuntu chatroom (I'm just using this as an example, I've got other webapps that I've got the same issue with) saved as a "Application Shortcut" in Chromium, and the icon is really ...
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Google chrome extension install failure

i want to install GoogleChrome extension yet whenever i click install it says Extension Install Failure. Invalid value for 'permissions[0]'. What causes that? thank you.
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Profile error when launching google-chrome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hide 'Your profile could not be opened correctly' Whenever I launch google-chrome, a window is displayed which contains this message: Your profile could not ...
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Bug in chrome tab when loading, loading “animation” is all over the place [closed]

An image is worth a thousand words: I haven't noticed it for any other site that the Stack Exchange network. (Maybe it is just coincidence as it is not consistent). If I leave it alone it goes ...
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Chrome asks for password to unlock keyring on startup [duplicate]

In Google Chrome, when I go to a login page, a window pops up asking to "Enter password for keyring 'default' to unlock". In most cases, whether I click Cancel or enter my password, the login form ...
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How do I put a web application on the Launcher?

Sometimes I see pictures of screenshots with people with web applications and nice icons on their launcher, how can I set this up?
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Remember folder location in Chrome

When I upload a file in Chrome, Chrome only remembers the PARENT folder when I continue with a next file. I need to upload dozens of files in the same folder, so this gets very time-consuming. ...
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Google Chrome user agent, wrong language

After some months, my Chrome(now 10.0.648.127 beta; but I tried with the lastest stable too) displayed some popular sites in English, instead of my Chrome & system language, which is Hungarian... ...
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How do I change the browser that gnome terminal opens links with?

I'd like gnome-terminal to open links with the Chrome browser, but it insists on opening them with Firefox. I've followed both pieces of advice found here without any success: ...
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Google-Chrome 10 stable crash on every page

I installed google-chrome today, when i open any page including askubuntu i got this error message. i see my memory usage is normal(Memory 56% and swap 4.8%) also I reload and i go to another page ...
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Black & White Video with Youtube

I have an issue with the Youtube Player within Ubuntu. It seems that when playing videos, they are in black and white, no matter whether they are normal resolution or HD. I kind of figured out how ...
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Chrome/Chromium middle mouse button for scroll Linux, Mac

Clicking the middle button does't allow me scroll the page. Is there any way to fix this behavior? Information: Ubuntu 10.10 Chromium 9.0.597.94 Logitech MX518 Update: also Chrome, and the other ...
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How can I stop accumulated Google Chrome background processes?

Sometimes invisible instances of Google Chrome accumulate and prevent me from starting the browser: $ ps -ef | grep chrome ak 4044 1 4 11:30 ? 00:00:01 ...
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How do I manually install the Oracle Java Plugin for Google Chrome and Firefox?

How to install Java Plugin to these browsers manually ? I downloaded JRE from Oracle Site, run it in terminal. Now, what I should do ?. I want to do it manually because, I want to be up-date with ...