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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Chrome improperly closed, theme reverted

I had to shut down my computer forcibly, while Chrome happened to be open. Upon relaunch Chrome (And Chromium as well) have blue title bars (although the default window controls of ubuntu), as well as ...
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Install multiple versions of chrome

How do I install multiple versions of Chrome? I would like to say, I want Chrome, not Chromium. Or is there a extension (like Firefox)?
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Google Chrome icon in Dash

I have Google chrome pinned, but when I click the icon another one appears which is in high detail unlike the pinned one. If I unpin all chrome icons, then suddenly when I pin another icon it starts ...
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PepperFlash player in Chromium and Chrome not working

I've done, I believe, most if not all of the recommended methods for obtaining Flash in Chromium via the newer PepperFlash players. I've never--not once--been able to get Flash working on ...
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How does YouTube prevent OS from sleeping? Can it work for other HTML5 players?

There were many questions here about preventing the OS to go into the sleep/suspend/screensaver mode when running an app (say, watching a video in the browser, but it doesn't have to be a ...
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Distortions in Google Chrome window when Hovering over links/video/images or when having multiple windows open

I'm running Chrome Version 44.0.2403.155 (64-bit) with Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavilion g4. My Chrome window often becomes distorted when either: I have two Chrome windows open with one on each monitor ...
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Any brower gets connection reset on a specific site, while wget works

I cannot browser the http://nytimes.com website from any browser installed on my Linux Ubuntu (Chrome and Firefox), but I can download the landing page using wget http://nytimes.com Already tried to ...
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How to get back google-chrome touch screen gesture on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

What I would like: touch gestures such as scrolls and clicks on google chrome What I have: On single click/double click shows alt text and moves mouse/selection to the location. Touch works fine/as ...
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google chrome remote desktop on ubuntu

Recently I've downloaded the google app called "google chrome remote desktop" which I would like to use for controlling my pc with Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit remotely from my Android phone. So, I installed ...
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Gnome / metacity and Chrome bug leading a to a falal error

since today I have a very annoying bug, opening a new tab in Chrome can make my system crash and I have to reboot. When I right click with you mouse in Chrome I see a black box instead of the standard ...
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No sound on chrome (Only) after using an HDMI cable

I used a hdmi cable to broadcast some youtube content to my tv (using chrome). I had to change the sound output from "speakers" to "hdmi" to have it on the tv. Now, there is no sound on my computer ...
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Chrome application starter renamed completely

I don't know why, but the application starter of my Google Chrome browser has been renamed to a page, I visited some time back. Can some one help me get the original name back? For details look ...
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Unusual network activity is seen in Ubuntu's built-in System Monitor (14.04 LTS 64bit Spanish)

I detected some unusual networking activity on my PC. In System Monitor appears strange networking data-transfer, even when i close my web browser (Google Chrome 44.0.2403.130 64-bit) the activity ...
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Flash - Chrome Linux vs Chrome Windows

What is the difference between Flash in Chrome for Linux and Chrome for Windows? I am asking because in Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome will not play certain Flash-based live video streams (specifically ...
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Atom / Chrome Crash: Window not responding

I recently have been having this weird problem where google chrome or the atom editor crash without - at least for me - any sensible explanation. The effect in chrome is, often when i open a new tab, ...
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No sound in Chrome in fresh 15.04 install

Sound works in other programs including Firefox and, bizarrely, Chromium. Chrome does not appear under applications in Sound settings. NOT a flash issue, as non-flash sounds play. NOT an NPAPI issue, ...
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Chrome on host Windows 8.1 can't connect to guest running Ubuntu 14.04 with apache

I'm using VirtualBox on my Windows 8.1 pc to host a Ubuntu Server 14.04 guest that runs Apache as a development web server. I'm using Bridged Adapter in VirtualBox. I have a few vhost on Apache and ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop - cannot share

I'm trying to install chrome remote desktop on ubuntu 14.04. Despite already having installed it, whenever I click 'Share', chrome downloads a .deb file. Does anyone know how to get chrome to ...
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Youtube fullscreen choppy in google-chrome

I've recently reinstalled my OS (Ubuntu) because I've upgraded my laptop with an SSD. It's an Asus UX32VD. Ever since then I've had issues with playing youtube videos in fullscreen in chrome. The ...
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Adware on Chrome

I'm getting adware on Chrome that opens up new tabs when I click on certain areas of legitimate websites such as this one. I'm on Ubuntu 14 and Chrome 44. How do I remove it?
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How to save between Lubuntu sessions?

I'm pretty new in the Ubuntu world, as I just installed Lubuntu on my old Windows XP computer. But I have a problem now. I installed Chrome for example, and when I reboot my computer, basically there ...
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Bangla font problem in blogger.com?

Could please anyone confirm me that the bangla fonts in any blogger site render correctly or incorrectly in their Ubuntu 14.04? Bangla fonts appear correctly in facebook.com and techtunes.com.bd ...
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Youtube/Downloading files eats all my bandwidth in Chrome

I'm using Chrome on Ubuntu 15.04 it works fine. Only problem is that when a download is in progress or i'm watching a video it eats all my bandwidth so I cannot open any other website until download ...
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google-chrome-stable V. 44.0.2403.107-1 doesn't work on Lubuntu

I have this config in my Lubuntu notebook: SYSTEM INFORMATION Running Ubuntu Linux, the Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) release. GNOME: 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 2015-04-02) Kernel version: 3.13.0-58-generic ...
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Google sites are not opening

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm having a strange issue, I have no idea what else to do... 1) Some Google sites/functionalities are not opening. GMail works but the browser tab keeps loading forever, I ...
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Unable to load Google products in Google Chrome

I've recently upgrade my computer to Ubuntu 14.04. This problem started manifesting after the upgrade. Any time I try to access a Google product's page (YouTube, Google Calendar, Search, etc.), the ...
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Chrome freeze after update [duplicate]

Since updated yesterday (23/Jul/2015), chrome freeze and computer also. I'm using ubuntu 15.04
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Could slow Chrome response be due to an ill-behaved Chrome extension?

Scanning discussion forums, including this one, for solutions to a painfully slow or even stopped Chrome browser in Ubuntu 14.04, I see no clear consensus emerging on what the problem is or how it can ...
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virus in ubuntu 14.04 adware malware spyware…?

I am using Ubuntu 64 14.04. I have used Ubuntu for many many years, and today I got malware or spyware, although I don't really know what it is. I use chrome Version 44.0.2403.89 (64-bit) the latest ...
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Why does the new chrome version restart several times before remaining open?

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and just updated to Google Chrome 44.0.2403.89. Every time I open chrome from the icon in the launcher, it quickly restarts (the window actually closes and opens again) ...
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Google Chrome on Gmail, tab “Promotions”, black page

Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome Version 43.0.2357.134 (64-bit). Is anyone experiencing the same problem, and maybe has found a solution? It happens only when on Gmail I want to switch to the "Promotions" tab. ...
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Google-Chrome-Stable not launching

Installed google-chrome-stable from stack exchange through Ubuntu Software Center. Worked fine, yet today it would not launch, from launch bar or command line. I am a newbie to Ubuntu and the ...
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Google Chrome automatically opens all URIs

When clicking on URIs that should open desktop apps (magnet://, and steam://), Chrome will automatically open a new tab in a new window. I'm currently using Chrome version 43.0.2357.134, Ubuntu ...
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Some pages do not load in Google Chrome on linux

Pages like search results in google.com, extentions in Chrome Web Store. It is loading for a while but rarely the page is displayed. I've tried changing the DNS to use Google and disable hardware ...
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To prevent Zooming keybinding in Google Chrome

I notice that I all the time press the Zoom keybinding in Google Chrome when try to close current tab by CTRL+W. try to reload the current page by CTRL+R Partially, the reason can be explained ...
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Chrome indicator not being displayed in the system tray anymore

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity front end. Last time I checked, google chrome stable used to have an indicator icon on the system tray. If chrome was closed using the cross button, it would minimize ...
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Why are Google Chrome windows being placed under the Xfce4 panel icon in Docky?

I have installed Xfce and Docky on my 15.04 Ubuntu installation. When I'm running the Xfce desktop environment Docky groups Google Chrome windows under the Xfce4-panel icon, even though I have dragged ...
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Cannot open Nature website in ubuntu since yesterday? [duplicate]

I am using both Ubuntu 14.04 and Kubuntu 15.04 and in both the systems while accessing Nature's website I am getting the following error, irrespective of using it in Firefox or Google-Chrome. Help in ...
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HMA VPN ISSUES on chrome and firefox

Recently my HMA VPN doesn't seem to work on either Chrome or Firefox. It is strange. Usually it works, but just won't let me access the Internet, Wondering if anyone had any idea.
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blank white page icon for chrome [duplicate]

I am not getting the google chrome icon and instead i get this white blank page icon... I am attaching a screen shot and you can see white blank page icon out there instear of usual chrome icon... ...
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To have keybinding to move page up/down in Ubuntu's browser

I would like to scroll page up and down etc by CTRL+p/n or similar, like you have in OSX in most of the browsers. This is much better for wrists than using the keys next to my keyboard. How can you ...
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Mouse cursor issue

I'm having a weird problem since upgrading to 15.04. After my computer has been on for a while (usually just with Chrome open), the mouse cursor changes to the hand-grab cursor when right-clicked. ...
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Chrome : Accidentally pressed do not show this option again for torrent downloads

There was an option when I wanted to donwload torrents asking if I wanted to "Launch Application" with the file or "Do Nothing" I accidentally had "Do Nothing" and pressed "Don't ask again". Now I ...
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Changing DNS on Ubuntu

Running Ubuntu 15.04. I'll briefly describe my network configuration. Main router connected to be Cable modem is 192.168.1.1. A secondary router (192.168.2.1) is connected as a client to the main ...
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how to fix the fonts in firefox

Almost any other popular website I browse to there is notably no difference in the way the fonts are rendered. For e.g. here is a screenshot of how firefox and google chrome displays stackoverflow... ...
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chromium v44 + netflix : missing components error

1) I installed chromium beta v44 as per discussion here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chromium-browser/+bug/1371274 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-dev sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chrome Chinese font inconsistencies

Starting from the last several weeks, my Ubuntu 14.04's Chrome display of Chinese web sites has been experiencing the following inconsistencies: some characters appeared bolder than others, some other ...
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Every time I open Chrome the window moves down

Weird question, I know. Basically no more than what the title says; I have compizconfig settings manager and set the windows to open in center, which Chrome does, but only on the first open. After ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Google Chrome libGL error

I'm getting these errors every-time I start chrome within the terminal. Anyone knows any solutions? Thank you! *****@*****-HP-ProBook-4540s:~$ google-chrome ...
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is there a command line flag to set google-chrome to act like a mobile browser

I'm setting up a kiosk style instrument with a 7inch lcd and egalax touch screen running on ubuntu server. I followed this tutorial to do this to get chrome running in kiosk mode: ...