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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Crontab unable to open google chrome

I have written a chrome extension that performs a task whenever it is available, and for that I would need the chrome browser open at all times. My idea was to have a check say every minute if the ...
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Scrolling down causes chrome to crash

I've just installed 14.10. In Chrome, whenever I try to scroll down using the mouse wheel the browser closes. It doesn't happen if I'm using Firefox, but I prefer Chrome. Is there a way to fix this ...
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How can the “Save File” dialog window of Chrome to be set to focus when saving?

Recently, I've found that the "Save File" dialog window of Google Chrome is not in focus after selecting something for saving from a context menu. This used to be the behavior and I find that it is ...
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How to set Chromium Proxy in 14.04?

Every guide I find online tells me to set the proxy through the Properties window of Chromium. However, when I try to right-click on the Chromium shortcut, I don't see a 'Properties' option. I'm ...
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Firefox can't download images

Im using firefox like most people on ubuntu, i like it, and i use it a lot for web development too. The thing is, i cannot download images, i right click them, save image as, select location and it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Chrome web store screen shuts off

I'm fairly new at this other-OS-than-windows-thing, so I might have a hard time understanding and using the proper names for stuff... so, I'm trying to get netflix to work on my laptop running Ubuntu ...
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Open chrome with content of clipboard

Lets say I have a URL in my clipboard, if I run on the terminal: xclip -o It will echo the domain, I would like to use this content as a variable to put on the command: google-chrome --enable-...
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switching back to ubuntu from chrome os problems

im using a HP chromebook 14 and i just finished installing ubuntu on it. it booted up and i was able to switch back and forth between chrome os and ubuntu. i restarted my laptop and it booted back up ...
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How to clean up windows in Chromium

I've been experimenting with Xubuntu and I noticed something a little strange when using Chromium. Due to Chromium's unique "tab" feature, you essentially have a duplicate title bar that uses extra ...
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Login screen freezed after resume

Today I came into strange problem. Yesterday, as always, I suspended my Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity) laptop for night. Today as I open it up it shows login screen (lightdm) but it is impossible to write ...
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Moving tabs in Chrome is clunky / awkwardly slow

In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, fresh install + Chrome from Google's page, I'm having the following issue: when having more than one tab open in Chrome 36.0.1985.125, the animation when moving the tab's ...
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YouTube Videos are flickering on Chrome

I am using a Lenovo IdeaPad U430p with Ubutu 14.04 LTS. There is a GeForce GT 730M built in and there are also some drivers available: NVIDIA binary driver - version 331.38 from nvidia-331 (...
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Sound in Chrome

Hi (I am a complete novice in all this!), I run the latest version of Xubuntu on a small HTPC. I recently began having problems with sound. All the sites I could find on the internet kept saying it'...
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Maximize error with chrome and blender under Gnome 3

Images say a 1000 words: This happens after I maximize the window, the content of the window is moved a little to the right. This only happens with chrome and blender (didn't happen with older ...
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Chrome closing by itself and sometimes not starting at all. [closed]

Sometimes it can kind of starts, but as soon as I type ANYTHING into the URL bar, the window closes, no crash, no errors that I know of, it simply closes. Other times it doesn't even open. I really ...
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Google Chorme update is always 48MB [closed]

Google chrome ships update almost every week, the size is mostly 48MB. Questions Is it the full updated chorme every week? Cannt Google ship patches to updated like it does for Windows?
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Google Chrome Installation

How do I install Google Chrome on my Ubuntu 13.10 easily? I had downloaded the file called google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb from google downloads but it doesnot install using Ubuntu Software ...
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Graphics problem with Lubuntu 13.10 on AMILO Pro v2020

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to 13.10. I noticed that in both Chrome and Firefox Flash causes some very weird artifacts and behaves strangely. Also I am getting EDID checksum error on boot. ...
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How to get my Chrome window back to a state where the resize function works normally?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Chrome 31.0.1650.63. Somehow my Chrome browser window has gotten into a state where it behaves different from before and different from any other window that I have ever experienced. ...
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unable to install chrome: libxss1 not statifiable

OS: Ubuntu 13.10 dual booting windows 8.1 (both 64 bit) So I have downloaded chrome from the chrome download website, and when i double click to open it, it opens up software center, and it says ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Poor Chrome performance in minimal xsession

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, and I'm trying to create a minimal Chrome browser only setup, and have tried adding our script that runs google-chrome to .xinitrc and running startx (this answer: http:/...
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Setting Screen Size on Chrome Kiosk

I'm trying to make a kiosk machine working with Ubuntu(13.04) and i'm done some parts.Chrome is openning on kiosk mode but i don't know how i set the chrome with my screensize.
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Font size problem in google chrome?

The font size on many websites while using google chrome is so small whereas it looks fine in firefox. How can i fix this problem? Even on my windows xp computer font looks normal but google chrome ...
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13.04 plus chrome = video with audio at too high of a pitch

It doesnt happen at first, but ive tried this twice. At first the audio is fine, but eventually the audio goes to where everything sounds like an alvin and the chipmunks record. It stays in sync ...
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Chrome won't work and won't let me uninstall it

At one point I was using Chrome and then one day it just stopped working. All of a sudden it would open but the "Oh Snap" warning would come up. It doesn't matter what I do, it only shows the "Oh ...
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Magnet links don't work in Google Chrome

Just some days ago magnet links stopped working in Google Chrome, but it works fine in Firefox. Tested to disable all extensions, but it still don't work. Any suggestions? Running Ubuntu 12.04.2.
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Weird issue with bootstrap icons on html pages

I'm on top of Ubuntu 13.04, and when Firefox (and/or Chrome) renders a bootstrap icon, the result is the one I show on the screenshot. Click to open a full-resolution image. I don't find any info ...
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The system freezes sometimes/randomly, when I browse a HTML5/CSS3 website in Chrome

My laptop has Intel B960 (2.2GHz x 2) with 4 GB RAM. OS is Ubuntu 12.04 with all updates to current date. I am getting a peculiar issue since about 2 weeks - when I browse a HTML5/CSS3 website in ...
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Unity3D web player with Chrome Native Client?

After reading up on various websites, I am rather confused about the ability to run Unity3D (http://unity3d.com/) web player in Native Client. I am not sure whether it is the Unity 3D engine itself ...
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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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Chrome Will Not Print

It'll go through the motions, with print head moving slower than normal, but spits blank page. I have to print from Firefox every time. I am printing in draft black with HPLIP & a HP Deskjet ...
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Doubled auto start entry for Google chrome?

It seems that Chrome adds two autostart entries to the Gnome auto start configuration: Google Chrome => /opt/google/chrome/google-chrome --no-startup-window Google Chrome Service => /opt/google/...
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How can I have audio in Google Dictionary's pop-up bubble?

Can someone show me how to have audio in Google Dictionary? I can double-click on a word and a small bubble would pop up with the definition. But I do not have the pronunciation sound. But if I ...
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Ubuntu 12, chromium/chrome facebook not loading

this problem started with chrome, tried chromium to fix it. both have this problem, and after installed firefox no longer works with facebook. I found a threas with two fixes that work and what I need ...
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Multiple OS on one flash drive

I currently have an Ubuntu 12.04 copy on my flash drive, but I'm wondering if I can also have another OS on the same flash drive as well. If I put another OS on the drive, how will it distinguish ...
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Ubuntu Chrome `www.apple.com` video quality problem

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, Google Chrome 18. I want to know why the video is so blurry. Thanks.
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Using two internet connections

Sometimes I work in place where I have free wifi, but it requires proxy - and it work only for http(s). In my work I need ssh sometimes. I bought a G4 card, but it has transfer limit so I would like ...
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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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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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“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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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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How do I get rid of the Bitstream Vera font in Google Chrome?

I installed Google Chrome from the Google download page. I went to chrome://settings/fonts , and I changed the default font to Ubuntu, but that only changed some websites. Chrome still uses Bitstream ...
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Google Chrome not working

for some reason the Google Chrome I installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre is not working. Version number: 9.0.597.94-r73967 (google-chrome-stable). What can be wrong? Also, what exactly is ...
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Reset default Browser to Firefox after install Chrome in Kubuntu 16.04

I'm developing a webInterface so I installed Opera and Chrome on my KUbuntu 16.04. System (additionally to Firefox which I usually use) BUT ... It seems that after installing Chrome some services use ...
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Why can't I update my system? [duplicate]

When I type the following command into the command line I am getting the following error: <Fetched 14.2 MB in 5min 28s (43.3 kB/s) W: There is no public key ...