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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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 ...
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Google Chrome not working

for some reason the Google Chrome I installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre is not working. Version number: 9.0.597.94-r73967 (google-chrome-stable). What can be wrong? Also, what exactly is ...
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Chrome desktop notifications use notify-osd?

Is there a way to make Chrome/Chromium's notifications use notify-osd instead of the ugly boxes it uses 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.