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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Global menu not working in 13.10

After upgrading to 13.10 the global menu doesn't show for some applications like Terminal and Chrome. Is this a bug or is it normal? Thanks in advance.
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Google Chrome writing problem — freezes up during typing

I use Google chrome sometimes for googling. My problem occurs when I am entering text like a username, or comments. in the middle of writing, the typing progress freezes. To continue writing I have ...
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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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Why does Chrome video performance substantially degrade after waking from suspend in 10.10?

Note: For some more details, some of which may not be true given what I've figured out, see this post. When I first boot my computer, video performance (both native H.264 HTML5 in YouTube and Vimeo, ...
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How should I synchronize configurations and data across computers? [closed]

Imagine I have three Ubuntu computers home, laptop, beach-house. They all have the same version of Ubuntu, 10.04 installed, and are kept up to date from the repositories. I use f-spot, thunderbird, ...
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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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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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Multiple chromium icons in launcher of 14.04 LTS

EDIT 2014-04-19: To add a little extra context to my question, these are the original instructions I followed ...
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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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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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Install Google Chrome Ubuntu 12.04 without sudo

I was wondering if I could install google chrome without using the sudo command. I've tried to use the tutorials from google but I couldn't read it because I accidently downloaded the french version ...
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System Tray icons not showing [closed]

After installing a fresh 14.04 install and then installing google-chrome-unstable (Version 36.0.1933.0 dev aura) from the google repository, neither the google chrome icon nor the 'Google Now' ...
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What is this strange spontaneous Facebook/Google Chrome popup?

Recently my Ubuntu 12.10 system has started the following strange behavior: A Google Chrome window will pop up, trying to load this URL: ...
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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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Google Chrome Black Screen in Xubuntu 14.04

I have an issue with the latest update of Google Chrome on my Xubuntu 14.04. When I open a browser, it's webpage region is completely black, only toolbars are visible. When I try to resize or move ...
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Google Chrome on 12.10 right-click causes browser tab to freeze, how do I debug?

this is a weird issue I've been having with Google Chrome on 12.10, any time I right click on a page, the tab becomes unusable, it freezes and cannot be interacted with. this is certainly an ubuntu ...
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This flash plugin was blocked because it is out of date

This question is now obsolete since Chromium and its derivatives like Google Chrome use the more modern PPAPI Flash Player plug-in. It's built in to Chrome, but Chromium users need to rely on other ...
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Specify parameters for launcher program

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have Google Chrome in my launcher and I want to add the parameter --scroll-pixels=50 when I open it. However, I don't get any option to set the command line options ...
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How to make backspace work in Google Chrome

My girl friend has just switched to Ubuntu on her laptop (Yay!), but she complains about backspace not going back in history in Google Chrome. I know that in Firefox you can change the ...
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No Sound in HTML5 and Google Chrome after update to 13.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 I have no sound for HTML5 players in Google Chrome Browser. Firefox works. Flash Players are working. No sound on Youtube when using HTML5. No sound on vimeo (They ...
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Flash is not working in Chrome (Crossover Linux is installed)

I have google Chrome 8.0.552.237 on Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit and flash is not working, I have tried a variety of methods to install flash, including Firefox flash-aid and the flash-installer package and ...
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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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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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Google Chrome “Flickering”

I am having a problem with Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10 64. On about 20-30% of web sites the page comes up and starts "flickering". It seems like there is a different or partial rendering of the ...
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Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver [closed]

I have some graphics glitch when enable GPU acceleration in chrome. If I disable acceleration, it fix the glitch ; But in full HD most of flash videos frame rate drop, so very slow. :) Any idea, what ...
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Can you use the new beta Adobe Flash 10.2 in Google Chrome

Just wondering is it possible to use the latest Adobe Flash build (10.2) in Google Chrome? And what are the steps to achieve this?
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Restore default boot OS to Chrome OS

I am having a problem with ChrUbuntu and setting the default OS back to Chrome OS. I have tried sudo cgpt add -i 6 -P 0 -S 1 /dev/sda but all that returns is futility failed to exec ...
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How to switch back from Chrome OS to Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer C7 chromebook?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Acer C7 chromebook. Once I installed it, I never switched back to Chrome OS. But yesterday when I turned back home, I found that my laptop led was opened, and the ...
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Google chrome profile in use; browser does not start anymore

This is the problem when i click on google chrome: The profile appears to be in use by process 2747 on host uber-c07b01. If you are sure no other processes are using this profile, delete the file ...
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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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Cannot Play DRM-protected Flash on Ubuntu 14.10 (Amazon, HBO Go, XFINITY etc), even with Pepper Flash and HAL

Currently Using Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.10 beta (64-bit) Ubuntu 14.10 There was a time when I could watch streaming video on my computer, but at some point it seems I've lost that ability. ...
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Benchmarking Linux flash player and google chrome built in flash player

I use xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, I installed flash player from software center and xubuntu-restricted-extras too Are there any benchmarks on Linux flash player and google chrome built in flash player? I ...
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Facebook and YouTube not working in Chrome or Firefox

Can somebody explain why in my Ubuntu 13.04 the facebook site and youtube site can't be opened by Chrome or Firefox. Other sites can be opened except for this two site. I really need a hand here. ...
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Chrome Popup Malware “openadserving.com”?

When I'm using Chrome I'm getting fullscreen popup advertising even on sites that I am certain do not have it. I see the web site it is trying to load is "www.openadserving.com" in the status bar. I ...
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How to know if Chrome Moonlight plugin is working fine?

I just install it as described here and go to here and even the plugin asked my permission to be executed and seem to be loaded, I don't think that is working fine cos nothing happens after the ...
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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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Different icons for multiple profiles in Chrome apps

TL;DR having Chrome apps icons for multiple Chrome profiles in the Unity Launcher isn't possible due to a Chrome bug. Is there a dock/launcher/whatever that doesn't suffer from that bug? Using ...
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Profile error when launching Google Chrome

Whenever I launch Google Chrome, a window is displayed which contains this message: Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable. Please check that the profile ...
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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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Dependency Problems installing Google Chrome package due to xdg-utils error

Trying to install Google Chrome on my fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install. I have run a full apt-get upgrade and apt-get update on this system before installing Chrome. I downloaded the 32-bit deb package from ...
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Is there any way I can get my Google Chrome to go back a page by pressing backspace?

Something I seem to be missing is when I press backspace the page doesn't go back to the last page as it did in Windows, does anyone have any ways around this?
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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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How get a higher resolution icon for Google Chrome in Docky?

I have a great icon pack and nearly every single app has a high resolution icon. But not Google Chrome. In Docky the Google Chrome icon is fuzzy and bad, how can I replace it with a high resolution ...
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Permanently fix Chrome scroll speed

So, I am changing the scroll speed in Ubuntu using this answer: Change mouse wheel scroll speed in Chrome on 12.04 (edit starter bar commandline) Exec=/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome ...
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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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Is it possible to enable Google Bookmarks Sync in Chromium?

I'm considering changing from Google Chrome to Chromium in order to get as open sourced as possible. However, I've always liked Google Chrome's ability to synchronize my bookmarks to my Google Account ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop (beta)

Chrome just launched the Chrome Remote Desktop (beta) for linux. The instructions are provided here: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1649523?hl=en I don't understand this part: Find the ...
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Activate Chrome native notifications

I'm trying to get native notifications to work using Google Chrome (or Chromium) on Ubuntu, but no luck so far. Things I've tried already: Libnotify Notifications in Chrome I've runned install.sh ...
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Ubuntu - saying your security settings have blocked an application from running with an out-of-date version of java

I have this new problem since 2014 begin. I cant remotely login to this enterprise network for giving them support. Its keep showing this new error. How to fix it please? EDIT:
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Issues with Chrome: Crashing, “Aw Snap”, and Flash player crashing [closed]

I'm currently using Google Chrome for Ubuntu 12.04.4. My graphics card is an Nvidia Geforce GT 630. I currently use the Nouveau drivers, since the proprietary drivers seemed buggy. Frequently, and ...