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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How to fix missing libudev.so.0 for Chrome to start again?

Trying to start chrome yields in following error on the command line: /opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Problem playing some youtube videos [closed]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on some friend machine. He's migrating from Windows XP, and i'm his guide. Right now he's having a problem with some youtube videos. ...
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No Sound in HTML5 and Google Chrome after update to 13.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 I have no sound for HTML5 players in Google Chrome Browser. Firefox works. Flash Players are working. No sound on Youtube when using HTML5. No sound on vimeo (They ...
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does Chrome in Ubuntu have “Recent Tabs”?

Ubuntu 12, Chrome 30 As noted here, Chrome has a Recent Tabs feature. But in Ubuntu I don't see that option. Do I need to turn it on or is it just not available? When I search in settings there's no ...
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“Your profile could not be opened correctly.” while opening Chrome(ium)

The Error reads: Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable. Please check that the profile exists and you have permission to read and write its contents. I have ...
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Is there a way to change the delay of the Tooltip on Browsers? [closed]

I don't like the long delay for Tooltip.I was wondering if there was a way to change the delay of the tooltip in Chrome brower.
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Help installing some Java and Flash

I have Git now and some other stuff, but I've looked around and all and I don't get very helpful information. I've used these instructions: Download the latest version of Flash Player from the Adobe ...
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Google Chrome will not exit fullscreen mode

I am running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10, have latest stable google-chrome version 30.0.1599.114-1. Whenever I enter fullscreen mode by pressing F11, it would not allow me to exit this mode by pressing F11. ...
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Chromium/Chrome tabs crashes on Ubuntu/Edubuntu 12.04.3

For some reason the tabs of Chromium and Chrome have started to crash (He's dead Jim) when running on Ubuntu or Edubuntu 12.04.3. It seems to happen only when I log in. I tried the browsers on Ubuntu ...
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How to correctly view htm files containing Kanji in the web browser?

I am trying to read parallel English-Japanese texts. When I open them in Firefox or Chromium, I just see gibberish like: But when I view the markup in Kate, I see the characters displayed ...
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menubar visible pipelight on secondray screen

First of all, here is my setup : Ubuntu 13.04 on a laptop, main display is the laptop screen, secondary display is my tv Chrome Pipelight (microsoft silverlight running through wine) a silverlight ...
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Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04

I own two machines, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04. I use Google Chrome on both. A Google Chrome update is available, and it appears in the Update Manager. However, I cannot select the ...
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Page titles disapeared from chrome tabs after upgrading to 13.10

After upgrading my Ubuntu to 13.10, Chrome is not showing titles of websites in tabs (only favicons). Any idea whats wrong?
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Global menu not working in 13.10

After upgrading to 13.10 the global menu doesn't show for some applications like Terminal and Chrome. Is this a bug or is it normal? Thanks in advance.
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google-chrome install/upgrading failed in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

if i try to install, this shows up: sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
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How do I fix unsatisfied dependency and install Chrome in 13.10? [duplicate]

When I try to install chrome I get the error message dependency is not satisfiable: lib32gcc1 (>= 1.4.1.1). What do I do to install chrome (version 30.0.1599.101-1)?
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Unable to install google chrome in ubuntu12.04 via “google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb”

after typing the command " sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb " The follwing error occurs. How can I fix this? Can somebody help me. Please...!! ...
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New search tab page on Chromium defaults to "fvdsearch? Why?

The URL bar still uses Google by default for search, but if I click ona suggested link or anything like that, it opens a new tab with fvdsearch as the search provider? I don't understand why. Is it ...
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Protected Videos not Playing Ubuntu 13.10 (Amazon Prime)

I am unable to play Amazon Prime videos with the Chrome/Firefox browser. I've tried deleting the Flash folder and re-installed the OS. Ubuntu 13.10 Flash Version: flashplugin-installer ...
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Chrome home page is set to an unwanted website, how do I change it?

When I use Chrome and go to a page, automatically and without doing anything, it goes to a redirect to the page repelis.tv and then to recpelis.com. What can I do? Now I'm using Firefox, but I prefer ...
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Installing Google Chrome in Ubuntu 13.10 Error [How-To] [closed]

Install Google Chrome in Google website, double click the downloaded file, opened up in Ubuntu Software Centre, when I click Install, on the left besides install button it says "only install this file ...
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All chromium extensions throw errors since update to 13.10 [closed]

Since updating to 13.10 all chromium extensions generate errors: chrome.extension is not available: 'extension' is not allowed for specified context type content script, extension page, web page, ...
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Google Chrome installation, Dependency is not satisfiable:lib32gcc1 [duplicate]

I tried to install Google Chrome on 12.04 and I get the following message: Dependency is not satisfiable:lib32gcc1(>=1:4.1.1) I am pretty new to Ubuntu, so I don't know what to do. Any ideas?
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Google Chrome update won't install due to unmet dependencies

There was an update for Google Chrome today, and it wasn't installable due to unresolved dependencies. How can I correct this?
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One page won't load

I have ubuntu 13.04 and i have a problem loading just one page, every other work normally. The page is "moodle.pmfst.hr", i tried to open it in google chrome, firefox and opera but none would load ...
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Make Chrome use Firefoxe's Flash

Google chrome is giving me a lot of problems with flash. FLash works fine in firefox. Can I make chrome use the flash player from firefox?
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How to launch google-chrome/chromium application shortcut in fullscreen/kiosk mode

I'm trying to boot a chrome application shortcut in full screen (kiosk mode). Launching as an application shortcut is straightforward by appending the command --app=http://website.com. But the ...
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Youtube showing horizontal lines when full screen in google chrome

First, im new to Ubuntu so please bear with me. My Google Chrome shows strange behavior when playing Youtube videos in full screen mode. There will be some horizontal white lines, which is exactly ...
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How to recover lost Google Chrome icons after deletion of the configuration?

I had deleted google-chrome configuration (sudo rm -r ~/.config/google-chrome) and uninstalled google chrome. After re-installing it I noticed that the extension are not working and there icons are ...
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How do I get Chrome App launcher? [closed]

I was reading this article. I'm a little confused on how to get the Chrome App Launcher. They put a link, but it goes nowhere. Can anyone help? Or can anyone suggest an app in the Ubuntu software ...
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Lenovo X131e Chromebook Ubuntu installation

Has anyone been able to successfully install Ubuntu on a Lenovo X131e Chromebook? I'm able to run the scripts and install it but after it completes the install I cannot get Ubuntu to start, it just ...
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Free download manager (using wine) browser (in ubuntu) integration?

i'm a new windows to Linux immigrant. I personally love Free download manager (.exe) for downloading. i installed it on Ubuntu using wine. it works perfectly. but how do i configure for browser ...
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Can't Play Protected Content on Youtube

Bear with me, because I'm no developer/coder... I can't play protected content on Youtube on my Acer nettop running Ubuntu 13.04. I've followed the advice here ...
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Chrome and Catalyst - no tab text

I just installed Ubuntu, updated, installed AMD proprietary drivers (for my Radeon HD6870) and noticed that some (most) of the tabs in Google Chrome don't have text, only the favicon. My first idea ...
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Webapps on Chrome - not Chromium - with Ubuntu 13.04

I've been trying to find some info on this, but I only got very confusing or old pages. I simply would like to know if I can use the webapps on my Chrome (version 29.0.1547.76) with Ubuntu 13.04
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Chrome on Ubuntu 13.04: click to select url in address bar. How to achieve this?

Chrome on Ubuntu 13.04: click to select url in address bar. How to achieve this? Default behavior in Windows is that it selects the complete url after one single left click. While the same is not ...
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Hide topbar while using Google Chrome

How to hide top bar (which includes buttons like clock, battery meter, etc ) on ubuntu 13.04 while using Google Chrome. Same feature can be seen on Sublime Text 2 when we use full screen mode (F11) ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 random crashes

I'm having a problem which seems to get worse as time goes on. I'm having random crashes (image links at the bottom), It used to happen about once a week or so, but now it happens a few times a day. ...
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Google Chrome opens two tabs when opened

When I open Chrome it opens two tabs (both the home screen) instead of just one. How do I reduce this to one tab? I am using Ubuntu 12.04
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How to make backspace work in Google Chrome

My girl friend has just switched to Ubuntu on her laptop (Yay!), but she complains about backspace not going back in history in Google Chrome. I know that in Firefox you can change the ...
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Installed google chrome beta but it shows stable version

First I uninstalled chrome using below command sudo apt-get remove google-chrome-stable Then I installed chrome beta on ubuntu 12.04 using below command sudo apt-get install google-chrome-beta ...
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Debug Flash 11.8 applications on Ubuntu

Is it really not possible to install a debugger version of Flash player 11.8 on Ubuntu? I'm developing a Flash application on FDT, and I installed the latest Flash Debugger version from the Adobe ...
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Cursor is not changing when hovers on links while browsing in Kubuntu 13.04

Tested it in Chrome and Firefox - the cursor completely ignores the CSS cursor property on all sites, For example, on hovering over a link it appear as regular arrow. I am using the default KDE cursor ...
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Horizontal lines in Chrome Developer Tools while scrolling

Anyone seeing colorful horizontal lines when scrolling in chrome developer tools? I posted more info and a screenshot to the Chrome Product Form here a while back but posting here as well in case ...
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Google Maps hang my ubuntu

System hang after sometimes scrolling the map and zoom in-out. I tried different browser, chrome and firefox and the result was the same. I need to hardly shutdown my system and restart ubuntu to fix ...
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How to prevent the “Flash is required” popup from showing in Firefox and Chrome?

Flash is not, and will not be installed, so Firefox and Chrome (and others) nag me with the flash popup that it is not installed and is needed for certain websites. How do I block or prevent browsers ...
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Chrome suddenly works very bad

I was using chrome for years without any problem, suddenly about a week ago some pages stop opening, sometime it takes minutes to load a page and sometimes it doesn't load any pages at all. ...
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Why Chrome do not start from launcher after I closed the lid?

I've closed the laptop cover, freezing the computer, before dinner. When I came back, I entered the password and tried to resume the active applications, Chrome and Firefox (from launcher). Chrome ...
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Chrome below the normal size

I've been an Ubuntu user for a while and this is the first time I have such a problem. It is quite difficult to explain so I attach a screenshot: . Basically the font size is too small. In the ...
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chrome wont install

so i am trying the ubuntu thing out right i finally got it up and running but i hate firefox and love chrome but i tried installing it like it said and this is what was said christina@owner-laptop:~$ ...