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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Hardware acceleration of Chrome's Flash plugin

Running Flash in Google Chrome drains my CPU massively: I figured that the cause of this issue would be that hardware acceleration of flash is turned off. When I tried turning it by right clicking ...
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Why are zombie processes being created upon boot? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 13.04. Recently zombies have started appearing. My processes are: PROCESS CPU INFORMATION chrome 65% Surf the web calculator 10% Calculate ...
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Browsing Internet Problem

I continuously have a problem with browsing internet on Dell laptop through WI-FI. The problem occurs suddenly, Firefox and Chrome refuse to find a resource, the interesting part is the connection ...
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Ctrl+A does not select all in URL bar in Chrome and Firefox

Selecting all text in URL by Ctrl+A doesn't work anymore. Now it brings the cursor to the front.
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Error when trying to start ubuntu software center

Hello my problem is i tried to install Google chrome from this site https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/?&brand=CHMA&utm_campaign=en&utm_source=en-ha-na-us-bk&utm_medium=ha ...
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Is it possible to download streamming videos off Chromium? [duplicate]

I like to download online streaming videos off Chromium. Firefox can do this, but Chromium can't. Any help?
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Quicktime plugin in browser

I'm running a clean install of Ubuntu 13.04 and cannot get a web browser to play any QuickTime content. Installed mediabuntu and codecs noted here: Watch QuickTime videos in the browser? Tried ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 some images won't load properly in any browser

I've had this problem for a couple of days now and I have no clue what might be causing it. When entering a particular website, it won't load the same images over and over again. At first I thought it ...
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How to get rid of this nonsense pop-up appearing in Ubuntu while using Chromium browser?

I am using Ubuntu in a public location where dozens of users come and visit a site and then go, so for each customer it opens google.com and when they are done, it restarts Chromium by killing it ...
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Chrome/Chromium login problem

I'm using ubuntu 13.04 and I love it But there's a little problem with browsers,I both tried chrome and chromium browsers but I cant login my google account for sync bookmarks etc. I already ...
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Setting Screen Size on Chrome Kiosk

I'm trying to make a kiosk machine working with Ubuntu(13.04) and i'm done some parts.Chrome is openning on kiosk mode but i don't know how i set the chrome with my screensize.
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How to install latest version of chromium via ppa repository [duplicate]

I want to install latest version of chromium in my Ubuntu desktop 12.04. Please guide me How to install latest version of chromium via ppa repository.
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Ubuntu One: Publish file option available in Firefox but not Chrome

Is this a known bug? I can publish an Ubuntu One file or folder in Firefox, but that option under the "More" button isn't available in Chrome.
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Sound problem with Chrome [closed]

Ubuntu 13.04 Installed, worked but few days ago sound disappeared on youtube, so now there is no sound in Google Chrome, but it works in VLC and Rythmbox.
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Hyperlinks clicked in evince document viewer are not opening, any ideas on how to fix?

As it was instructed in another thread here in the forums, I opened the /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache file to check for correct references. And noticed this doesn't seem to be the problem, ...
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Google Chrome not connecting to websites

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. On starting I found that google-chrome was not working. Starting google-chrome from the command line showed it was complaining about missing libudev.so.0. So I ...
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“Could not load Shockwave flash” problem on Xubuntu 13.04 with Chrome 28.0.1500.71

This is info from chrome://plugins/. It is seen that libflashplayer.so is used. System one, not Chrome's integrated one (libpepflashplayer.so). Adobe Flash Player - Version: 11.2 r202 Shockwave Flash ...
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How do I install the latest version of Chromium in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

Previously this same question was asked, however all of the answers are wrong -- including the chosen one. So, let's try it again. (I've specified the Ubuntu version number at the top to indicate the ...
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How to force font change on Chrome (Chromium) on certain websites (viz. Facebook)

Since I started using Google Chrome (and Chromium) on Ubuntu, I had this bad feeling about changing Facebook font (or FORCING the font change in Settings on certain websites that have their own CSS). ...
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Font size problem in google chrome?

The font size on many websites while using google chrome is so small whereas it looks fine in firefox. How can i fix this problem? Even on my windows xp computer font looks normal but google chrome ...
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Download manager for Ubuntu 12.04 and Google Chrome

I am looking for a download manager which can take over downloads in Google Chrome. I mean it must be integrate with Google Chrome. I could not find a download assistant on Chrome Web Store. So I ...
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Newer versions of chromium? [duplicate]

I've been wondering why the ubuntu's version of chromium is still on 25 -- from lucid up until raring -- while the current stable version is 28. The only reason I use chromium is to use the web apps ...
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Unable to use flash in Google Chrome

I have Xubuntu 12.04. I have tried everything. Google Chrome keeps giving me the Could not load Shockwave Flash message. Please help, I really need flash.
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Browser launch is slow on ubuntu 13.04 64-bit

Google chrome takes 16 seconds to start initially. I haven't added any extensions .Same with the Firefox which takes about 10 seconds to start while on windows 7 it is at most 5-6 seconds. I have a ...
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Google Chrome Won't Open

When I try to open Google Chrome from the launcher, nothing seems to happen. (this is a new phenomenon, it used to work). I'm on Ubuntu 13.04. When I try to open via the terminal with either ...
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How do I get adobe flash working in Chrome or Chromium on Ringtail?

I have recently upgraded to Ringtail and for some reason flash isn't working on either Chrome or Chromium. It works in firefox but I prefer Chrome as my browser so switching to firefox when a website ...
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Which Google Chrome version should I install for my system?

The computer is a Toshiba Satellite system, and it was left here by an old roommate who destroyed the Windows 7 operating system. He repaired it by installing Ubuntu on it. We are in desperate need of ...
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Google Chrome App Shortcuts don't work

When I create app shortcuts in Google Chrome, the shortcut icons appear, but they don't work. Any idea why? I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 and Chrome 28.0.1500.29 beta.
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Cannot install Gnome- or Google chrome

I just cannot install gnome-shell in my just installed 12.04 LTS Message: gnome-shell: Depends: libgjs0- but it is a virtual package Depends: libpulse-mainloop-glib0 (>= 1:0.99.1) but ...
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Youtube stopped working after Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade (and reinstall)

I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using software updater. After the upgrade Youtube stopped working (both Firefox and Chrome). That is, none of the videos I tried can be played. Progress bar is ...
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Torrent magnet links open new window but not transmission

I've installed Ubuntu and Lubuntu a few times now and some of those times I've had the following problem, which I currently have. When I click a torrent magnet link in Chrome (usually from Pirate ...
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Pages are visually corrupted in Chrome

Pages are loading fine in Chrome, but then some kind of jitter appears. It happens on pages with and without Flash. I'm on Ubuntu 13.04 with Intel HD 3000 video card. How do can I figure out what's ...
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Cannot use Flash in Chromium

I need to use YouTube. I have Flash enabled in Chromium's settings, but it always says "could not load shockwave". I am running Lubuntu 13.04
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Facebook and YouTube not working in Chrome or Firefox

Can somebody explain why in my Ubuntu 13.04 the facebook site and youtube site can't be opened by Chrome or Firefox. Other sites can be opened except for this two site. I really need a hand here. ...
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Google Chrome browser, how to permanently disable this disturbing toolbar?

In my Ubuntu Google Chrome browser, often showing a disturbing toolbar, i am running it in command line kiosk mode. How can i via command line mention never to show such toolbars? (after pressing X ...
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How to have Ubuntu Chrome Canary?

Ubuntu how can i have Google Chrome Canary? https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/canary.html
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How can I keep a full-screen Chrome Flash player when Chrome loses focus? 13.04

When I use a Flash video that has a full-screen function, I would like to be able to allow another program to get focus and have the Flash video stay full-screen. I'm using Chrome 27.0.1453.110 ...
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Google Chrome Launcher Not Installed on Unity Bar

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 today. I expected the Google Chrome Browser to be part of the install. When I didn't see the icon I went to the Ubuntu software web page and downloaded and installed the ...
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Google Play Music way too fast, accelerated

I turn to Google Play to listen to my mp3's most of the time. lately, on my desktop, they are accelerated when I'm using Google Play, through chrome. They sound like chipmunks! If I play the mp3's ...
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Why does Chrome not stay as the default browser in Xubuntu 13.04?

If I go to Settings Manager > Preferred Applications and make Chrome (or chromium-browser; there are entries for both!) the default browser, then logout or reboot and come back, the default browser is ...
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Cannot install google chrome - package cannot be authenticated [duplicate]

I have a puppet setup which adds the google package signing key, the google repo and then tries to install google-chrome-stable. It has been working fine on many servers for the past 6 months until ...
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Why am I getting 'package cannot be authenticated' errors for google-chrome?

My Precise machine was previously working fine, but now when I update from update-manager or the terminal I get an error about being unable to authenticate google-chrome.
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Hide desktop startup screen

I am working on a hardware device running on Ubuntu. One of the most important features is good presentation - in my case not showing the OS startup screen etc. Currently I am using upstart to start ...
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Why does “about:blank” tabs open up in Chrome every time I search in Unity's sidebar, even before pushing enter? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 13.04, Google Chrome Version 27.0.1453.110 I assume it's related to a program I have installed via apt-get, but not sure which. As I am typing, while it is doing the "auto-completion" ...
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Why do I need to use lite mode in the new Google Maps? (Chrome) [duplicate]

I was wondering if I could use the new Google Maps. I have latest stable Chrome and Ubuntu 13.04. I am currently told that I must use lite mode. Under Chrome in Windows 8 on the same machine it works ...
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Chrome on Ubuntu running on Virtualbox very slow

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) on Virtualbox 4.2 on Win 7 Host. I'm getting frequent annoying internet issues. I'm using chrome (and previously chromium) and every no and then, the chrome just stop ...
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youtube doesn't work both on firefox and chrome with ubuntu 13.04

Youtube doesn't work both on firefox and chrome with ubuntu 13.04. it stops at the beggining. what can i do?
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13.04 plus chrome = video with audio at too high of a pitch

It doesnt happen at first, but ive tried this twice. At first the audio is fine, but eventually the audio goes to where everything sounds like an alvin and the chipmunks record. It stays in sync ...
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How to switch back from Chrome OS to Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer C7 chromebook?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Acer C7 chromebook. Once I installed it, I never switched back to Chrome OS. But yesterday when I turned back home, I found that my laptop led was opened, and the ...
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About blank pages opening alone on chrome

Since a few weeks, google chrome opens blank pages several times per minute, without any obvious reason. If I were using windows, I would think it comes from a virus, but that's way less likely with ...