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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Problem with running WebGL with Chrome

I just setup ubuntu 11.10 on Dell XPS 15z by following the instruction from here: Current status/known issues for DELL XPS 15z? Everything seems ok until the point I failed to run openGL on chrome: ...
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How to trace a layer bug (stuck layers on screen) [closed]

I'd like a trace a bug a bit before reporting it (I see no hope of a fix given the vague description I can muster now). How can I get a list of layers on screen, and track their status? When I use ...
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How to tell Chrome what to do with a magnet link?

Right now Chrome throws its apron over its head and calls Firefox, which opens the link with rtorrent. What do I need to do to eliminate the Firefox step?
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Can I use the same built in flash library from Chrome in Firefox?

Chrome comes with flash support by default, Firefox does not. If I use both on my system is there a way to use the library responsible displaying flash content in Chrome to do the same in Firefox?
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Chrome or Chromium icon doesn't show in the launcher

I have got Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 11.10, and when I open it, it won't appear on/in the sidebar. I then download Chromium, but the same thing happens. I try dragging it to the sidebar, but ...
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Slow Resume After suspend having chrome running with many tabs

I usually use chrome and Firefox for browsing. I also open many tabs (around 40 in both some times). The problem I have occurs when I resume the PC after having suspended it: It takes from 2 to 5 ...
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Save URL to disk in Chrome (under XFCE 4.8)

How can I save a URL in Google Chrome running under XFCE 4.8? There is no "save URL" option under the wrench menu and dragging the favicon simply doesn't work. edit: I don't want to bookmark the ...
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How do i stop Google Chrome (which is not installed) from launching?

I do not want to use Google Chrome - I purposely installed Chromium. But whenever I click on a link in an external application ( like a link in a pdf or email) Google chrome launches. It is not in ...
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Severe bug in Chrome Linux? Can't authorize on blogs in order to post comments [closed]

For some reason, on blog sites such as tuaw.com and omgubuntu.co.uk (just to name two), I can't log in to comment. http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk I can surf to any article, and when I try to log in via ...
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npviewer.bin no longer listed in the process list

Since the most recent updates of Chrome, npviewer.bin is no longer listed in the process list when a flash content is loaded. What process does Chrome use now? ** EDIT ** This is Google Chrome ...
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Is Apt-get Update Lag Related to Google Chrome?

I have Google Chrome installed from the Google Chrome repository. When I run sudo apt-get update, I notice that getting headers relating to Google Chrome takes more time than is needed to get all the ...
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How do I increase cache size in Chrome?

is there any way to increase the cache size of google chrome in ubuntu 11.10 so that frequently visited pages load faster, im using a very-slow internet connection so i badly need this
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How do I do a Chrome offline installation?

How can we install google chrome in ubuntu 11.10 in offline mode ? (Standalone installer for Google Chrome in ubuntu)
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Why does the unity top panel not show the Chrome icon?

It does on gnome shell and cinnamon (linux mint). Why not in unity?
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Wired Networking Issues [closed]

I am having some strange networking problems with Ubuntu 11.10. This is a fresh install but this same machine worked fine with 11.10 before. I actually reinstalled with the very same CD and there ...
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Is there a way to 'sleep' browser windows with tabs I'm not currently reading? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an equivalent of “stay” for Ubuntu? I typically have a lot of PDF's open while I'm computing. Many of them are "I'll read this later" rather than "I ...
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Why is Chrome/Chromium missing the Downloads Icon?

I've had this issue with Chrome and Chromium for some time, thinking it was due to the fact that iconset I'm using is missing some Icons , but I've tried with many different sets and apparently none ...
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Flash refusing to render on Ubuntu despite a successful install

Been banging my head against the wall and god knows what. Would appreciate some help on this one. I have Ubuntu 11.10, 64bit installed with Firefox 9.0.1 and Google Chrome 16.0.912.75. Flash was ...
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Hindi Font Problem in Chrome

I am using Google Chrome. I am facing problem in using Hindi News. which shows bullets instead of proper hindi text. but this same thing is not happening with Firefox it shows Hindi font . when i ...
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Enable thumbnail preview when uploading files in Google Chrome/Firefox?

I have google chrome and when I upload photos to Facebook or Imageshack I cannot find a way to show thumbnails, only detail view. I also tried this in Firefox. This is quite important as it is ...
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Is there an equivalent to FireShot for Chrome

I love FireShot but it's windows only, I do see that it comes for Chrome as well but still Windows only. Anyone found anything for Chrome on Ubuntu? Related but still FireFox: Is there an equivalent ...
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Can I make new tabs open in my default Chrome(ium) profile?

I am using Chrome and Chromium 16.0.912.75 (from the stable channels). I find the profile feature really useful. However, when new tabs are opened, or when I launch Chrome for the first time, the ...
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How can I cache specific web pages for offline viewing?

I occassionally need to work offline by accident or design. I'd like to maintain a flexible list of web pages that I can cache for easy offline access. Notes: I'd like to simulate online browsing ...
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How to set Google Chrome as the default browser?

How can I set Google Chrome as the default browser? If I set it in the browser settings, nothing happens. The browser says it's default, but in preferred applications in Gnome, there's only Firefox to ...
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Do I need to be concerned about browser security?

I have been a long time windows user till about thanksgiving when I switched to ubuntu. on windows I used firefox because I could trust the security that it gave. Since malware/virus are next to none ...
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Only close button shows up in Google Chrome in GNOME Shell

After I installed the GNOME shell in Ubuntu, I decided that I didn't like having the "Close/Minimize/Maximize" buttons on the right, so I switched them over to the left using gconftool-2 --set ...
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KDE: Chrome Ctrl+I keys binding does not open up DevTools

Using latest Kubuntu KDE, I try to open up DevTools in Chrome by hitting Ctrl+I as given in the Tools menu. But it does not work. Ctrl+J however opens Javascript console. Can you suggest a solution? ...
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Google Chrome unity icon does not restore after minimizing [duplicate]

After minimizing the Google Chrome window, clicking on the chrome icon in the unity sidebar doesn't restore the window. Additionally, the the icon seems to behave more like a launcher: no white ...
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Why does myPhpAdmin open in a different browser to the one that is set as default?

I have 3 browsers installed on my Ubuntu 11.10, Chrome, Firefox and Opera. First I had the problem that Software Center did not respect my default browser choice. I fixed that by running: sudo ...
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having Google Chrome developer tools open causes pages to not render/load properly

I cannot find anyone else who is affected by this bug, so I am reluctant to believe it is actually a bug with google chrome. To better understand what I am dealing with here I have created a short ...
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Download manager for chrome in Kubuntu?

How can I integrate kget into google chrome? Alternatively what other good download managers are there for chrome that will work in Kubuntu? thanks
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Retrieve Google Chrome Ubuntu favicon

Where the favicon .ico file is stored in Ubuntu 11.10? How can I extract the .ico file from the chrome cache?
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Tor check failed though Vidalia shows green onion

I have installed tor successfully and Vidalia shows it is running without problems; however, when I check if I am using tor in this website I get an error message saying I am not using tor. I have ...
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Webcam image has weird colors and lines over the picture

Does anyone has a clue why the Logitech E3500 camera stream is displayed in some kind of distored or tinted image in GoogleTalk chat ? In both setup window and in the online video chat too. ...
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CTRL+F5 in Google Chrome in XFCE

I have installed Ubuntu with unity by default, but compiz + java develop is less then sufficient with a ATI graphic card, so, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package. The problem is: In Google chrome ...
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How can I change the default web page at the system level?

I am trying to change the default web page, so that people using guest-session will open a specific web page instead of the default site. Also, please note that when I installed Chromium, the Ubuntu ...
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Is there a way to make the top bar in chrome transparent?

I have my top panel transparent. It looks nice, except for when I browse the internet, the black bar along the top of chrome, which looks pretty against the non-transparent panel, sticks out like a ...
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identify which chrome tab is using up CPU?

I sometimes have a bunch of tabs opened in Google Chrome, which I believe creates a new process per tab. I would like to be able to pinpoint the tab that is using up the CPU. Is there an easy way to ...
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How to import Chromium Browser-Data to Chrome

In Chrome under Settings -> Personal Stuff, I am given the option to 'Import Data from Another Browser..'. However Chromium is not displayed as an option... Is the only way to do this to sync with ...
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Remove all cookies except for app/pinned tabs

Is there a way to remove all cookies, on shutdown, of any websites not pinned? Manually adding websites to the exception list isn't straightforward since some websites saves multiple cookies from ...
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WebGL with Firefox And Chrome

Salutations! So after getting my new lenovo H330 with Intel graphics I've been trying to get some native client applications working. I typically used the only browser to have NaCl built in by ...
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Native Client Chrome Games

So I've been trying to run some chrome applications that make use of Google's new technology of native client on my new desktop computer. They all give me errors when attempting to start the game. One ...
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Getting WebGL to work on Toshiba Satellite L30-11G

I have a Ubuntu 11.10 on Toshiba Satellite L30-11G with Radeon Xpress 200M graphics card. Is it possible for me to get WebGL enabled on Chrome and if it is; how? http://get.webgl.org/ says Hmm. ...
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google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb file could not be opened?

I am using 64 bit ubuntu 11.10. I am trying to install the google chrome web browser by downloading "google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb" file but when i try to open it by using ubuntu software ...
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How to move the user cache directory [~/.cache] out of the /home directory to another partition

The .cache directory is full of volatile, non-essential files. I would like to move it to a more appropriate partition, i.e. faster and not backed up. I believe that ~/.pam_environment file is ...
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chrome download interrupted leaving “.crdownload” temporary file

I am using Google Chrome 15.0.874.121 in Ubuntu 10.10. It was fine until recently. Whenever download a file, it always reports "Interrupted", but it actually finishes the downloading, leaving an ...
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Cross-browser bookmark sync?

Is there a way for me to sync bookmarks between Firefox and Chrome on several different Ubuntu machines? Edit: Even willing to run something on my own web server if that makes a difference.
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How do I fix Flash issues?

I am having problems with Adobe Flash in Ubuntu, what are my options?
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Undecorate Chromium Browser in KDE4?

Chromium browser in KDE4 looks bad , unlike other WM , a border showed up on top , how can i remove them , and let chromium display its own buttons (e.g close / max / minimize) ? Thanks !
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Why is my Chrome so slow?

Chrome became slow. Why is that? Firefox is much faster in Ubuntu, but I prefer Chrome, because it gives more "space". Thank you.