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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Facebook and Gmail stop working after 10 minutes

I have problems with facebook and gmail only: It works fine and lets me log in, view the content, read new messages, etc. But after 5-10 minutes it doesn't load at all: This webpage is not ...
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Google Chrome writing problem — freezes up during typing

I use Google chrome sometimes for googling. My problem occurs when I am entering text like a username, or comments. in the middle of writing, the typing progress freezes. To continue writing I have ...
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Chrome is slow when opening or closing tabs

Chrome works alright on my netbook except when opening and closing tabs. Opening a tab is pretty slow. Is this normal behavior or can I fix it? I am using the latest dev version but the problem isn't ...
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Where are Chrome preferences stored? (to force chrome uniformity in fonts)

I want to force Chrome fonts to be consistent on every site I visit. The Chrome preferences don't affect this at all. I found this link which states which webkit settings to edit to accomplish this, ...
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How to run TurboTax online?

I want to use TurboTax online to do my Income Tax but apparently Ubuntu (or any other flavor of Linux) is not supported. Is there any way around this? I have Chrome and Firefox but both get the "Not ...
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How Do I Export Pages from Browser with Embedded Hyperlinks?

Made a sad discovery today. I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. My client is in the ad business and she had a marketing competition task for me. She wanted me to visit websites of the competitors, and export the ...
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Flash is not working in Chrome (Crossover Linux is installed)

I have google Chrome 8.0.552.237 on Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit and flash is not working, I have tried a variety of methods to install flash, including Firefox flash-aid and the flash-installer package and ...
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How to use Moonlight to play videos on rtlmost.hu?

In Hungary, the biggest TV channel is RTL Klub, they has a video archive site. They use Silverlight instead of Flash :( What is annoying, they use the lastest version of Silverlight, about 4.x. But ...
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Chrome mistakenly downloads localhost/wordpress pages, but Firefox doesn't

I have Wordpress installed at http://localhost/wordpress When I try and view a page in Chrome, it downloads the PHP file rather than showing the page. When I view in Firefox, everything works fine. ...
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Why won't Cairo-Dock recognize the icons for Chrome app links?

In Chrome, I've used the 'Create Application Shortcuts' option to add links to apps on my desktop. The appear with their favicon, but when I move them to cairo-dock, the favicon is not recognized, and ...
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Why does Chrome have so many processes on my machine?

I've got almost 20 processes for google chrome (whilst only having 4 tabs open, all with barebones HTML) , all hogging memory and either saying futex_wait_queue_me or poll_schedule_timeout. My fan ...
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Change Keybindings (hardware to software)

I ran a search for this, but the answers I saw were referring to something altogether different than what I'm asking for. So let me clarify: I'm not asking how to change key-combo shortcuts. I'm ...
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how to install the greasemonkey in google chrome / opera / midori? [closed]

anyidea how to install its on its ? in google chrome / opera / midori ?
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Can I use the Chrome Web Store in Chromium?

Can I use the Chrome Web Store in Chromium? Or do I have to install Chrome for that.
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Prism equivalent for Chromium?

I want to use Prism, but I don't want to use Firefox. Is there some similiar technology to Prism, based on Chromium instead of Firefox? Thanx for your answers
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Can you use the new beta Adobe Flash 10.2 in Google Chrome

Just wondering is it possible to use the latest Adobe Flash build (10.2) in Google Chrome? And what are the steps to achieve this?
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Why have my google chrome extensions all been put into a tiny dropdown?

On my windows PC in my office, my chrome extensions are all along the toolbar as they always have been, however on my ubuntu machine at home they are now in a dropdown next to the spanner icon. It's a ...
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Hide 'Your profile could not be opened correctly'

I have a small public internet cafe, with Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10. I'm using Google Chrome 7.0.517.44 (64615), with AutoScroll - Version: 2.7.5; AdBlock is removed because of high CPU loads, and ...
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Why does removing Firefox install another browser?

I want to remove firefox (with sudo apt-get purge firefox*) but without installing the epiphany browser. how to do it? PS : I want to remove firefox becouse I want to use and only use google-chrome ...
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Why does Chrome video performance substantially degrade after waking from suspend in 10.10?

Note: For some more details, some of which may not be true given what I've figured out, see this post. When I first boot my computer, video performance (both native H.264 HTML5 in YouTube and Vimeo, ...
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Opera-like tab-switching in chrome or firefox

Is there a way of switching tabs in Chrome or Firefox by scrolling the mouse-wheel while keeping the right mouse-button pressed? In Chrome or Firefox (with tab-wheel-scroll extension) you can switch ...
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How get a higher resolution icon for Google Chrome in Docky?

I have a great icon pack and nearly every single app has a high resolution icon. But not Google Chrome. In Docky the Google Chrome icon is fuzzy and bad, how can I replace it with a high resolution ...
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How do I get vimeo videos to play properly? [closed]

YouTube videos play fine in Firefox and Chrome. However, Vimeo videos are always choppy. What can I do to get them to play normally? I'm running a Tecra A4 with a VGA compatible controller: ATI ...
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What's the difference between Google Chrome and/or Chromium? What are the advantages/disadvantages to each?

I used Google Chrome in Windows, and am now using Chromium in Ubuntu. Is there any difference to the two programs? What are the advantages and disadvantages to each program? Which one seems better? ...
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How to get “smooth scrolling” system-wide?

I found an amazing extension for Google Chrome called SmoothScroll. It makes scrolling webpages extraordinarily visually appealing, just like in opera. I was wondering if I could find something like ...
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Can I make links to email addresses open Gmail instead of Evolution?

When I click on a link to an email address in Firefox or Google Chrome a "Welcome to Evolution" screen appears. Can I make Gmail open instead, or at the very least disable Evolution from running?
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Is there any way I can get my Google Chrome to go back a page by pressing backspace?

Something I seem to be missing is when I press backspace the page doesn't go back to the last page as it did in Windows, does anyone have any ways around this?
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Changing default BitTorrent program

I have multiple torrent programs installed and when I download a .torrent file (in this case an Ubuntu ISO) using google chrome and open it, it doesn't open in my preferred program. How can I change ...
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How do I put web applications in my Unity Launcher?

Early screenshots of Unity showed web applications on the launcher that would get launched in the browser. I heavily use Chrome's "appmode", which makes .desktop files of web applications and runs ...
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Google Voice and Video: Video is not supported on this OS [closed]

Im running the latest release version (5.0.372.127) of chrome on karmic koala x86. I just installed Google Voice and Video chrome plugin with out problems but if I try to start a video call then I get ...
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Google Chrome removes itself from Menu on reboot

Chrome removes itself from the Internet menu every time I reboot. How can I fix this? The only way to get it back is to reinstall Chrome. Is this a Dev issue or a general error? I am using Ubuntu ...
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Is it possible to view PDFs right in Chrome without downloading them first?

When I click a link to a PDF in Chrome instead of displaying the PDF in the browser I see a blank page with "Missing plugin" written over it. Is it possible to get this plugin somewhere or am I ...
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Where is the Flash in Chrome?

I installed Google Chrome. This is the first thing I did after installing Ubuntu. I went into firefox, and went to chrome.google.com, and hit the button. I don't like package managers, and avoid the ...
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How should I synchronize configurations and data across computers? [closed]

Imagine I have three Ubuntu computers home, laptop, beach-house. They all have the same version of Ubuntu, 10.04 installed, and are kept up to date from the repositories. I use f-spot, thunderbird, ...
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Strange behavior of flash in Google Chrome

I have the last version of Chrome 5.0.xx. and my Ubuntu is also of the last version 10.04. What I usually do is to open two instances of Chrome and divide the screen into two parts. In one part my son ...