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 do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium?

I'm having a problem with Chrome and one of its extensions, so I want to completely uninstall everything. I've uninstalled Chrome through the Software Center, but when I reinstall it, all of my ...
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Blank page when I try to comment, chat, or “like” something on Facebook

Facebook, navigating with Google Chrome 15.0.874.121 and using Ubuntu 11.10, when i try to comment, chat or give a "like it" the next blank page appears and don't let me do anything: ...
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Chromium broken - reduced to snail's pace rendering multiple images?

The upgrade to Chromium 15 at the end of October appeared to break my browser, so I rolled back to Chrome 14, and that solved it - but today, that's broken too. Something else must be the cause. I've ...
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How To Get Browser To Open From Same Folder?

I don't know how to make the title any more clear. Let me give an example - When I want to add an image to an article on my blog, I click "Browse" button in the image uploader, and then upload the ...
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open link from chrome to firefox?

I've got two browsers open, chrome and firefox, and would like to have a shortcut to be able to open a link I have in chrome as a new tab in my firefox window. Right now I do this by clicking 'Copy ...
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How to install Chrome browser properly via command line?

I am trying to install chrome browser via command line. I tried this: $ apt-cache search chrome browser The results show that the proper term is "chrome-browser," so I tried that: $ sudo apt-get ...
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How to set CLI flags for Google Chrome?

Where can I set CLI flags for Google Chrome on Unity?
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How can I move Chrome's buttons to the right in Gnome3's Shell

I switched from Unity to Gnome Shell in Ubuntu. Now Chrome has the buttons on the left side, but I want them on the right. How can I fix this without switching to the system titlebar? I also tried ...
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Chrome not working with Launcher [closed]

I'm using the Dev Chrome, but it's interfering with unity launcher, whenever I press Win key to access the dash nothing happens neither the Alt+Tab works, at least over chrome, but in the background ...
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How can I disable Chrome/ium's Wrench menu?

Chromium now supports Unity menu bar integration. Because I can use the menu by moving my mouse to the panel, I have no need for the wrench menu. Is there a way to disable it?
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How to revert to Chrome/Chromium 14 (because 15 is slow?)?

Is anyone else finding Chrome/Chromium 15 slow? My specific situation involves a page of thumbnails (where the thumbnail is actually the full image resized using width= and height= ); clicking the ...
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How to get Chrome to rollup/rolldown when double clicking the titlebar?

I'm using Ubuntu, not Ubuntu 2D, on Kubuntu 11.10. Every application except Chrome abides by the toggle_shade setting I have when double-clicking the titlebar. How do I get Chrome to behave like the ...
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Html5 videos from Youtube aren't loading in Google Chrome [closed]

When I go on to Youtube and join the html5 trial the videos no longer load. They show the 'loading' circle and stay black. When I use flash instead on Linux the videos load. When I use Google Chrome ...
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Chromify OSD isn't working in 11.10? [closed]

Based on these instructions, I have installed the Google Chrome / Chromium extension Chromify-OSD. But I can't see it working properly. Look at this image to know what I mean. How to make these ...
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Downloads from Chrome or any shortcut from Places menu opens with Evince

When I try to open a file that has been downloaded from Chrome, or any folder in the menu bar "Places", evince opens with an error. The error does not occur when I open a file with a particular ...
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Why does Google Chrome not show websites' correct fonts?

I just did a fresh install of 11.10, and installed Google Chrome. For many sites it does not display the correct font (it shows the fall-back font instead). Both Chromium and Firefox show fonts ...
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Odd problem of editing a text in Chrome [closed]

It is a very odd problem... I used ubuntu 11.04 and just upgraded to 11.10. In both systems, very often when I try to write some text in a web page of Chrome, it allows me to write several letters, ...
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Filetype icon not being displayed when downloading something in Chrome

Whenever I download something in Chrome, the little icon in the center of the download that shows the file type icon, around which there's the download progress bar, isn't displayed. If that sounds ...
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How to uninstall Google Chrome?

I decided to try out Google Chrome and see if it was any different from Chromium, but now I can't figure out how to uninstall it. That's what I have installed. How to get rid of it is the question.
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The chrome .deb not working with the new software center? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Google Chrome on 11.10? I downloaded the .deb twice. I double click on it, the software center opens and it says "Internal error" Please help.
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Why is Google Chrome ignoring my proxy settings?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 in my laptop.The network I am connected to uses a proxy server. I adjusted the proxy settings in System Settings->Network->Network Proxy. I applied them system wide, but ...
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Flash stopped working on Chrome

I upgraded my system to Ocelot from Narwhal and Flash stopped working on Chrome, the plugin is installed on the Software Center, I removed it and installed it thrice but still, no Flash support on ...
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How can I enable Chrome/Chromium Unity integration?

I installed Ubuntu yesterday on a new laptop. After downloading and installing Chrome, I realized that there is no experimental integration Gnome3/Unity flag in about:flags? I remember using the ...
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Java will not run in Chromium, Google Chrome and Firefox

I am having major issues with Ubuntu and Kubuntu with regards to Java on websites using Chromium, Google Chrome or Firefox. I have tried everything to install Java, but it's not happening. Ubuntu ...
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Flash in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Adobe Flash player? I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed, I have the flashplugin:i386 installed, however both Google Chrome and Firefox are telling me that ...
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How can I enable silent automatic updates for Google Chrome?

Installing Google Chrome causes a third-party software source to be added from which Google Chrome upgrades can be retrieved: $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list ### THIS FILE IS ...
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Installation of google-chrome overrides preferences for 'default browser'

After I've installed google-chrome (not chromium), I noticed that it completely overwrote any behaviour set for the default browser, thus resulting in any link clicked in the GNOME environment being ...
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How can I make Chrome follow my window focus settings? [closed]

I run my desktops with pointer focus (that is, focus is based on mouse position). I've been doing that for literally decades, so I'm not stopping now. In that model, I absolutely do not want ...
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How do I change the default browser that konsole opens URLs with?

I have google-chrome set as my default web browser in Ubuntu and gnome applications. However, when using konsole, all links open in konqueror, and not google-chrome! I've tried setting the default ...
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Is it possible to install an app from Google Chrome Web Store like Angry Birds so that it is available to all users?

I use Google Chrome at home and recently I installed AngryBirds from the webstore but to my surprise it wasn't available on my wife's account. Is it possible to install Chrome apps such that they are ...
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How to enable flash for Google Chrome 13? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the Flash in Chrome? How can I install Adobe Flash player? I'm on Ubuntu 11.04 Natty and I wanna use Google Chrome, but in about:plugin there are only 3 ...
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Where can I find Chromium binary tarballs?

Firefox's website provides binary tarballs that I can easily extract and run, is there anything similar available for either Chrome or Chromium? If not, how can I compile so I can run it the same way ...
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WebGL on Google Chrome with AMD card

When I try to use Cooliris for Google Chrome it shows the following message WebGL did not initialize properly. Make sure you are running the latest version of Chrome. I have an AMD/ATI video ...
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“Print” background colors in PDF using Chrome

I try to save a page as a PDF file but it loses the background colors. I figure this is a standard setting for a printer, but when I save as a PDF I prefer the background colors to stay. How can this ...
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PDF files shown on Chrome have no spaces

Why while viewing PDF files on ubuntu on Chrome no spaces are shown? Is it my problem or it's same for everyone? If I open that file in Firefox it asks me to download it, but I can't see it ...
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Why is the font size in google-chrome smaller than firefox on the same system?

Why is the font size in google-chrome smaller than the font size in firefox when displaying exactly the same web page (for example, wikipedia) in the same Ubuntu 11.04 system? How can I make both use ...
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Chrome quick list open specific website

I have managed to get quick list showing for chrome, however I would like to add a link which opens chrome and goes to a certain website. How can this be achieved? ...
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OpenGL windows always on top

In order to get webgl working on ubuntu I had to change some setting which somehow forced hardware acceleration to be turned on for a window. Unfortunately now all opengl viewports are always on top ...
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Is it normal for Google Chome development channel to not have the 'Paste and Go' option in the address bar?

How I've installed On Ubuntu 11.10 I've added the Google to my Software Sources, then used the following commands(not 100% accurate) sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install google-chrome-unstable I ...
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Is there an easy way to install O3D in Chrom(ium) / Firefox?

In order to view a page that uses O3D, it looks like I need some sort of plugin for Chrome/Chromium/Firefox. However, it seems like the only way to even get the plugin running in Chrom(ium) is to ...
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Chrome App Icon is in low-resolution during the application switch

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 and using Google Chrome (not Chromium). I just want to use the "app" feature in chrome and I created application shortcuts for Gmail, Google Calendar, and things like that. ...
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Gnome 3 proxy settings

If I set my network proxy settings using Gnome 3 Manager in Ubuntu 11.04 System Settings like the following picture: Chrome and Firefox are not using those proxy settings when trying to connect to ...
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Adobe Flash Player is not working in Google Chrome [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and current versions of Google Chrome and Chromium. But in both of them flash player is not working. I can watch youtube videos properly. In other sites; it says missing ...
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uvc webcam upside down with google+ gtalk plugin

I've got google talk plugin installed and by default, my UVC webcam is upside down on Google+ Hangout video chat. How can I flip it over? I tried this and it didn't work: ...
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Is there any way to stop Chromium (or Google Chrome) from auto-completing searches in the address bar?

Is there any way to stop Chromium (or Google Chrome) from auto-completing searches in the address bar? The best example of this I have seen is, if you type fire and ice into Chromium’s omnibox and ...
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when IPv6 connectivity is broken, what's the best option : disabling ipv6 vs installing miredo?

I've finally found why my Google Chrome is so slow. And I've found these 2 posts. The first on Google Chrome forum and the second one here. The solution suggested in the second post requires a ...
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How to have the “close”, “maximize” and “minimize” buttons on the left in google-chrome in kde

I would like to achieve what I was able to do in Ubuntu. I've now switched to KDE and would like to have the buttons on the left hand side. I have already set it for the "native" windows and they ...
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Why doesn't Chrome or Firefox auto-highlight the address bar?

In Windows, when you click on the address bar, it automatically highlights all of the web address so you can enter another one without having to drag across everything. I've noticed that it doesn't do ...
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Computer freezes up [closed]

I am using the latest Ubuntu OS and up-to-date Chrome browser. Occasionally when I am working at a 5 hour stretch, the computer will freeze up completely and I will have to close down manually and ...
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Chrome icon not appearing in Launcher

I've been using Chromium for some time now, but I decided to switch over to Chrome. More features. Anyways, I found that when I launch Chrome, its icon doesn't appear in the Launcher. Do any of you ...