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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Why and how to install Chrome user agent

Why do I need a specific "user agent" to access some websites. I have received instances "You need Internet Explored 6.0 or better to access this web site" Why should I install a "user agent" ...
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browser without gpu support

Google has an Easter egg that draws 3D graph but when I tried it out on chrome it complained about no WebGL support. I've also tested it on Firefox whose WebGL support was enabled but ended up with ...
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Can't run chromium-browser after last update

I updated my ubuntu ,and now I can't run chromium. padra@padra-Inspiron-N5110:~$ chromium-browser [8347:8347:7877547751:ERROR:extension_error_reporter.cc(56)] Extension error: Could not load ...
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Change mouse wheel scroll speed in Chrome on 12.04 (edit starter bar commandline)

I want to increase the mouse wheel scroll speed in Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04. I've read How can I change the mouse's wheel scroll rate?, I'm on Unity though, how can I edit the commandline ...
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Corrupted Flash Player Plugin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flash video appears blue I'm using Ubuntu 11.04, and have installed both mozilla firefox and google-chrome. Suddenly when I open youtube videos I see all colors in a ...
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Why I can't see chrome in Dash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Chrome icon not appearing in Launcher I have installed Google Chrome and its works good. BUT I can't see it in panel What is the problem?
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Where my fileicons in chromium gone?

Having the problem with chromium 17.0.963.79 that the fileicons in the downloadmanager are missing. I am using Ubuntu 11.10 Unity with it's default theme and icons. How can i fix this? Screenshot of ...
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How to get rid of bookmarks in synced Chromium

I'm using three Ubuntu systems in an irregular pattern, and since I use Chrome/Chromium anyway and have a Google account, I decided to make my life a bit easier and sync them. Now I am having a ...
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Problem uninstalled and reinstall Chrome

I uninstalled using the Software Centre, but the minute I reinstalled Google Chrome, the extensions and everything were still there... How do I remove this? Thanks.
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run Google Chome on legacy 7.10 computer? [closed]

I managed to install google-chrome on an Ubuntu 7.10 system with --force-depends. But now when I try to run it, I get this error: /usr/bin/google-chrome: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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How to disable Chrome's Incognito Mode?

I use this extension called Website Blocker to discourage me from checking Gmail/Reddit. However, it is easy and tempting to open a New Incognito Window; since extensions are disabled in Incognito ...
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I can not install Google Chrome

For the command: apt-cache show google-chrome-stable I get: Package: google-chrome-stable Version: 7.0.517.44-r64615 Architecture: i386 Maintainer: Chrome Linux Team ...
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How to back up and restore chrome in ubuntu?

I back up chrome in Windows with Google Chrome Backup, That it saves a file with *.gcb format. Now, How could I restore it in ubuntu 11.10 ? in other word: How could I back up and restore chrome in ...
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How to install Chromium .zip file?

I have the zip file but I don't know to install it from a .zip file. Here are the contents of the extracted chrome-linux.zip file:
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Chrome embed VLC Player couldn't playback MP4

I trying to embed vlc player in chrome to playback mp4 video, but with no success. What I did: 1) Installed VLC player sudo apt-get install vlc. 2) Visit chrome://plugins, disabled VLC ...
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Facebook Bangla font Problem in google chrome

I am using google chrome (not chromium) in ubuntu 11.10. I have installed all bangla fonts, set encode to unicode and set bangla font in chrome. It shows all bangla fonts excepts facebook profile ...
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How to use adobe's pdf reader on chrome

I want to disable the pdf plugin built into Google Chrome, and use the official one by adobe. I was able to disable the built in plugin, I don't know where to get the alternative plugin. Where can I ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...