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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Fix Fonts in Chrome?

After installing and removing Kubuntu, some of the fonts in Chrome are showing up as times new roman instead of Ubuntu font. Is there any way to reset the fonts in Ubuntu and Chrome? I want to use the ...
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Open subl url in Ubuntu with chrome [duplicate]

I have a project in Rails and I'm using better_errors which generate error pages with links to files where is originated a specific error. These links are something like: ...
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Google Chrome does not close properly

When Google Chrome opens, it displays a message that says that it "did not shut down properly". This happens everytime I open it, after booting the computer or just after closing the browser with the ...
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I installed Chrome as root; why can't I run it either as root or normal user?

I installed Google Chrome while logged in as the root user but couldn't open it as root. I then logged in via a normal user and tried to start Google Chrome but again, nothing happens. I am not ...
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Is there a way to stop Dropbox from opening Firefox as its default when viewing the Dropbox webpage?

I have Dropbox installed on my Ubuntu desktop 12.10, I also have Firefox and Chrome installed. Chrome is my default browser, I have checked in my mimeapps.list and its all correct. Yet for some reason ...
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Youtube yellow snow screen on Google Chrome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Google Chrome displaying artifacts in YouTube? When I try to watch any video from Youtube on the Google Chrome, my screen is totally normal but video is yellow ...
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Trying to install the Proxtube extension for Google Chrome I cannot drag the .crx file into Chrome. What's wrong?

I followed the description on the website but when I try to drag the proxtube.crx file into the Tools tab my Unity launcher to the left gets highlighted and I can't seem to drop the file into Chrome ...
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How to sync extension and theme in google-chrome

When i logged in to google chrome after installing. The extensions and theme doesnot sync. Bookmarks are synced. How to make google-chrome sync both of them.
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How do I install Chrome on a server?

I'm a complete newbie to Ubuntu Server and am looking for a web browser which I am learning to use as it is a requirement of the course I'm doing. It's been many a year since I've spent any time ...
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Google Chrome not rendering Kannada correctly?

I am facing a problem in viewing web pages with kannada. I tried re-installing Chrome but still have the problem.
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video playback in chrome ruined by yellow snow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Google Chrome displaying artifacts in YouTube? For a few days now my YouTube and other video playback are ruined by yellow snow. But not when I use Firefox. I ...
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Duplicate source.list entry for Chrome [duplicate]

When ever i am updating using apt-get update or via Synaptic, there will be some errors. Can any one help me to solve the issue? I Google about it a lot, but didn't succeed. Errors are given below: ...
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How come all my window buttons are right aligned, but chrome buttons are on the left?

I am wondering why chrome close/maximize buttons are aligned to the left while all the buttons are aligned to the right. The truth is that the chrome buttons are right aligned too when in the chrome ...
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Unable to set Google Chrome as default browser in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

despite several attempts at making Google Chrome work as my default browser I simply cannot. I've read countless threads on the internet, checked mimeapps.list and so on, tried about anything, from ...
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How to install specific versions of Google Chrome / Chromium?

I'm looking for standalone packages for Google Chrome / Chromium which can be extracted and used as binaries for my Selenium test suite. How do I go about such a thing?
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Why is Google Chrome displaying artifacts in YouTube? [closed]

Since installing 12.10, Chrome has been displaying bizarre colored artifacts over youtube videos, I can still watch the videos, but it's more than a little irritating. I've installed Chromium, and ...
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How can I force chrome to save email passwords?

I am running Ubuntu Quantal (12.10) with Chrome (not Chromium) installed via terminal. Unfortunately, when it comes to mail automatic log in, for some reason Chrome doesn't offer to save passwords, ...
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Issues with URL open

I have problem with opening URLs. Sample: I open HexChat. I click on any URL. URL opens Chrome new window, but only new tab, no selected url. This problem doesn't exist when I set Firefox/Opera ...
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Chrome Flash sound gets broken and only a system restart fixes it

I use Google Chrome 24.0.1312.52 (it happens on older Chrome versions too) on Ubuntu Precise with Shockwave (Pepper) Flash 11.5 r31. Occasionally the sound of the Flash player breaks and remains ...
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Cron works, but scheduled job to open webpage in chrome does not

Updates START A friend of mine just answered this. I need to do this export DISPLAY=:0 && <my GUI dependent command here> Waiting for him to post the answer here. I have tried ...
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How to create Chrome/Chromium web application desktop shortcut?

I'm not able to create desktop/Unity short cut for web applications using Chromium/Google Chrome web browser in Ubuntu 12.10.
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Chrome Screen Tearing while rendering pages

I know my question might be close to this question, but for me none of the solution fixed the issue completely, although one has improved the situation a bit. Simply put, I have rendering problems on ...
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How to enable logging for Google Chrome in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm trying to capture the logs for a certain bug I'm having with Google Chrome. However, I can't find/enable logs for GC. According to this Chromium project page, I just need to add the flags ...
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how can I install moonlight for Chrome in 12.04?

I'd like to install the latest Moonlight version to use it with Google Chrome (not Chromium)
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Transfer browser tabs from Firefox to Google Chrome

If Google Chrome and Firefox are both running, is there any way to transfer all browser tabs from Firefox to Google Chrome? I want to write a shell script that will transfer all tabs from Firefox to ...
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Google Chrome is installed but Ubuntu Software Centre says it's not

Ubuntu 12.04. When I was on Ubuntu 11.10 and 11.04, Google Chrome was available to download from the Software Centre. Now I'm on 12.04 and the Software Centre is saying Chrome is NOT downloaded and ...
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All Browsers Crashing on Ubuntu 12.04

This is a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, all browsers crash, especially when using Google Mail or Google Drive / Docs. I am using Google Chrome Version 23.0.1271.97 and Chromium Version 23.0.1271.64 ...
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What command should I type to run Chrome from the terminal?

I have remote box accessed by VNC and jwm desktop. No menus, not desktop icons, only a terminal window. I have downloaded Chrome's .deb package and installed it. Now how can I run it from the ...
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How to force installation of incompatible extensions in Chromium/Chrome?

I was trying to install one of my favorite Chrome/Chromium extensions, Awesome New Tab Page (which I have successfully installed and ran on Chromuim for Ubuntu before,) but it says that the extension ...
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How to install Chrome or Chromium 32 bit on Ubuntu 64 bit

I am unable to find any advice how to install either Chrome or Chromium 32 bit on Ubuntu 64 bit 12.10. I installed ia32-libs, downloaded Chrome install package google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb ...
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Why am I seeing “freezing tabs” in Chrome after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04?

I just upgraded my system to Ubuntu 12.04 on Fri., everything works great but Chrome is giving me issues with most pages. http://i.imgur.com/pusx6.png http://i.imgur.com/ZEERk.png As you can see ...
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Slow loading of pages (browser performance)

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. I notice for certain webpages, firefox and chrome both load them very slowly. In fact, while text content loads quickly, both of the browsers seem to be loading ...
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Display problems with Google Chrome on Ubuntu

I'm experiencing problems with quite some webpages while using Google Chrome (stable build: 23.0.1271.97). Many websites like facebook, youtube, arstechnica not rendering as they should, also this ...
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python-plugin installation

I try to play online radio in the Chrome web browser. It said this following installation: Required plugin could not be found Python(2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the ...
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I can not access Google Plus with Firefox and Chrome/Chromium but I can with Midori/Epiphany, how can I solve it?

I'm having this weird issue where I can access G+ only with Epiphany and Midori. With Firefox and Chrome/Chromium I have several problems opening the page, and when it opens doesn't work properly. ...
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Why is there “seccomp” events related to Google Chrome in syslog?

Was in my syslog today and noticed that the Google Chrome web browser is create TONS of events that look like this: Dec 7 13:11:02 mycomp-sys76 kernel: [ 8371.604406] type=1701 ...
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Stop Google Chrome being the default browser in Lubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set the Default Browser from the Command Line? Due to an issue presented here I was inclined to use Google Chrome instead of Chromium. I have set Firefox as the ...
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How do I install a Java plugin for Google Chrome?

I'm a Java developer so I have the Java 7 JDK installed on my computer from Oracle (Sun). This obviously comes with the JRE. However, Google Chrome says I need the java plugin and wants me to install ...
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Google Chrome (not chromium) is crashing XFCE on startup. Where can I find some detailed logs of the issue?

I'm using xubuntu 12.10 and every time I open Chrome, the desktop enviro crashes then automatically restarts, prompting me to log in again. This is the latest x86 .deb downloaded from Chrome's ...
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Chrome always maximize windows in Gnome Shell

New Window is maximized automatically, I need a way to stop this. I am on Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome shell. What should I do? What program is responsible for the window size, I notice in Unity Chrome ...
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menu not showing in apps when maximized 12.10

I have removed the Global App Menu as I prefer to have the minimize, maximize, close buttons on the right side of each app. I did this with no problem in 12.04. I did an upgrade to 12.10 and noticed ...
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How can I download a video that are in screencast.com?

What Chrome or Firefox plugin can help me to download a video published at screencast.com. Pls, if you know another method to grab the video and the sound, let me know too ;)
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Cannot Install Google Chrome. How do I fix it?

I can't install Google Chrome browser. I wonder why and how to fix it. Here is the log I got from my terminal when installing Google Chrome. $ sudo dpkg --install chrome.deb [sudo] password for ...
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How to add Silverlight to Chrome in 12.04?

How to add Silverlight to Chrome in 12.04? I found a couple of guides to add Moonlight plugin to Chrome browser, but nothing that works as of yet.
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Are these Apparmor profiles unnecessary?

I'm running Lubuntu 12.10. I've installed apparmor-profiles. I uninstalled the Chromium browser have the latest Chrome stable in its place. Now I'm trying to learn a little about Apparmor profiles. ...
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Shift + F3 (backward search) doesn' work in google chrome in xubuntu

I have a problem: Shift + F3 (backward search) doesn' work in web browser in xubuntu. Does anybody know how to solve it? P.S. I'm not sure 100 percent, but from what I see in hotkeys in system ...
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How to detect flash process in Google Chrome?

I'am using this script -- lightsOn, to delay screensaver when flash playing. However, the script provides only the Chromuim way: flash_process=`pgrep -lfc "chromium-browser --type=plugin ...
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Scroll with Middle Click

Can i use the middle click mouse button so i can scroll down faster like windows? I mean when i am in windows and i press the middle click somewhere i can scroll in a 4 way pointer shows on the screen ...
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[Chrome dev channel - Video issues]

I run: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x86_64 Chrome Version 25.0.1323.1 dev With the previous Crome's version (Chrome Version 24.0.1312.2 dev) I had general problems with videos, but I was able to see the images ...
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How to install google chrome from the official repos? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Chrome browser properly via command line? I followed this question : How to install Chrome browser properly via command line? However, It is not the same ...