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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High CPU usage in any browser

For about the last week, browsing the web from Chrome beta, Chrome stable, or firefox causes unusually high cpu usage. It Idles OK, but spikes a fair amount, but loading any page, with or without ...
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Certain programs won't open

Ubuntu fails to start the following applications: viz Skype Firefox Thunderbird Chrome When i try opening Mozilla Firefox or Thunderbird it says "Firefox is alresdy running, but not responding . ...
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Chrome/ium rendering problems with Intel Graphics

This is a kinda weird question I don't know what to file it under but this is the behaviour I observe when I try to access pages like facebook (it happened once with google as well. Happens with ...
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Cannot start Webex session. Java permission issue?

My fingers got ahead of me today and I managed to disable Java for Webex on my machine. (Install details: Ubuntu 12.04 32bit, Chrome 32.0.1700.77, Java v7, update 51, Webex working fine for a year ...
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Can't install google chrome on Ubuntu 12.04

The termial say's package google-chrome-stable needs to be reinstalled but can't find it in the archives. What do I need to do? I keep getting errors.
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Ubuntu - saying your security settings have blocked an application from running with an out-of-date version of java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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WebGL not working neither in Firefox nor Chrome

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and finally managed to install the correct drivers for my nVidia card (using bumblebee) and glxinfo finally shows that I support OpenGL 4.20. So, lastly, for the project I'm ...
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Issue launching Chrubuntu after apparent install

I have an Acer Chromebook C710-2847. I am trying to install Chrubuntu. The main issue that shows up is that while the install runs to an apparent completion, I am never able to actually get to ...
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Open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent

I'm trying to open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent 4.3.1 on Kubuntu 13.10. The problem is that after i click the link, a new notification appears. It says "Examining magnet://..." and will run ...
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What do these google chrome crash reports mean? [closed]

I've been experiencing crashes from Google Chrome, including application crashes, pepperflash crashes, and the "Aw Snap" page. I have some reports from the terminal, but I have no idea what they mean. ...
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Dash shows a extra chrome icon related to Amazon

In Dash the Chrome icon shows up twice under applications, one that says "Google Chrome" and a non-functional one that reads Amazon.com:J....-Google chrome. I have tried purging the Chrome app yet the ...
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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 ...
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Global keyboard shortcut for new browser tab

I'm coming from OS X and I was using QuickSilver and AppleScripts to create global shortcuts for common actions. One that I used a whole lot was to open a new tab in Chrome and focus the omnibox, ...
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Screen emulation is not available on this page

I just updated google-chrome-stable to version 32.0.1700.77 in my Ubuntu 13.04. I tried to use this renamed feature, now called screen emulation, so I set the resolution to different values, but all ...
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Chromium Kiosk ALMOST done

I have a 12.04 system here with a chromium kiosk. I have it auto logging in and auto starting chromium kiosk mode and incognito to the proper web page. Only this is that we dont want people to be able ...
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Why do flash games load larger than their boundaries?

Lots of flash games do this. It's like the content is anchored to the top left corner of the Flash element, but the element isn't quite big enough -- so stuff on the right and bottom edges of the game ...
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Using wget to retrieve files from autostart downloads

So I'm making my own document of codes to run after a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to try and keep everything in the command line (as opposed to having to open a browser to download ...
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I need help with ubuntu 12.04 chrome browser [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu on my laptop which also has windows 7, windows is so terribly slow which is the reason I installed Ubuntu. I am using chrome browser on Ubuntu but when I am on facebook, ...
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Pogo.com games won't work, says outdated java

I am trying to get my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to be able to run games on pogo.com First none of the games on pogo would work because of outdated flash. Then I learned of google chrome with pep flash and ...
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Frozen gui after google-chrome maximize

From time to time happens to me, when i move google-chrome window to the top of the screen to maximize it, suddenly the gui freezes with the window showing as maximizing with orange borders and shade. ...
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Watching Netflix in Chrome on Ubuntu 13.10

So I know how to get Netflix Desktop and watch Netflix via Firefox. However, I have a Google Chromecast and like to stream Netflix to my TV. In order for me to do this, I have to be watching Netflix ...
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Can't stay logged in on Google Chrome

I'm using Google Chrome 31.0.1650.63 on Ubuntu 13.04 (raring). It was all working fine but since last day whenever I restart my computer, I'm automatically logged off all the sites (such as Stack ...
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Chrome tab notifications do not work

As you probably now in Windows when using Chrome and you get email in Gmail or you get Facebook notification, then that tab has highlighted moving effect so you can see you get new notification. But ...
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Can I install Google Chrome without typing lines of text?

I am a complete dork when it comes to computers so maybe I should forget Linux altogether! I want to install Chrome, it has all my bookmarks etc. Is there an easy way without writing lines of code in ...
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Problems after xampp install via xampp-linux-1.8.3-2-installer.run

I just installed xampp via xampp-linux-1.8.3-2-installer.run on ubuntu 12.04. It required root access, so I used sudo bash. Now the option to re-open recently closed tabs stopped working on all ...
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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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Very Strange Rendering(?) Problem on multiple browsers

Toshiba Satellite P870 (has multiple compatibility issues already, including touchpad not working and no control for keyboard backlight. I believe many of the problems may have to do with the bios, ...
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ChromeIpass and Keepass

I am lost. I want to use Keepass2 on my Ubuntu 12.04. I got Keepass 2.24 finally loaded. Using 2 dll instead of the .plgx for the plugin. When I tried the plgx file, it couldn't find the plugin. ...
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Chrome UI styles are not working under Ubuntu! GTK Theme is not working!

Chrome Version : 31.0.1650.63 (Official Build 238485) Extensions : Google docs, Lastpass Im on a brand new system, just installed Ubuntu. When I open chrome, normally the search box, alert windows ...
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Touchscreen behavior different

I have a Dell Inspiron touchscreen laptop with Windows 8.1. I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 as dual boot option. I normally use touch to scroll while browsing in Windows. But in Ubuntu when I use touch, ...
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Changing ESC to ALT-F4 While running sh script?

Is there anyway to change ESC to ALT-F4 while running a shell script that is run by Advanced Launcher(XBMC) it then runs Google-Chrome in kiosk mode? But since I am using a controller with limited ...
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Is there a workaround to view Adobe Access (DRM) flash videos on any browser?

Ubuntu 13.04 Google Chrome 31.0.1650.57 (Official Build 235101) OS Linux JavaScript V8 3.21.18.7 Flash 11.9.900.152 When I try to watch xfinitytv shows via streaming (specifically homeland - ...
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optirun with running browser

Problem: I have a window of Firefox or of Chrome opened via the launcher in the menu and now I want to run another instance of the program that take advantages of my dedicated Nvidia card, via ...
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Google Chrome opens wrong

When I open Google Chrome on Ubuntu 13.10, it opens a new window on a different launcher icon (I have Chrome in my Launcher pinned) and the title of the window is a tab that I don't even have open ...
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Youtube Videos are choppy on chrome after update to 13.10

Recently I updated to 13.10. I mostly use youtube on my phone so i never really noticed but when i tried playing a video on 13.10 with Chrome,the video is all choppy, it loads fine and the sound is ...
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Google-chrome won't start

Recently Google began to come with an error when i try to start it. When I tries to open it through the terminal it says Aborted (core domped) I've of course tried to uninstall it and install it ...
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Chrome unstable on Ubuntu 13.10

I have been using Google Chrome for a long time on windows without ever encountering frequent crashes. But whenever I use Chrome on Ubuntu 13.10, the pages crash very often. Either the enter ...
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How to autostart programs (Chrome, LibreOffice) with a system, but in background as a service?

I guess I cannot do that with every program, but I expect that Chrome and LibreOffice can be "preloded" when system starts. How to do that? I have checked in Chrome settings Google Cloud Print and ...
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Chromium on VNC Won't Start

Running lubuntu vnc, I get the following error and Chromium is unable to start: Xlib: extention "RANDR" missing on desktop :1 This seems to be a possible solution: how to make Chromium-browser ...
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Youtube videos /Flash player not working!! Ubuntu 12.03 [duplicate]

First of all i would like to mention i am new to non-windows OS so please forgive if i am asking too basic/silly questions: Here is my problem: I just installed ubuntu and when tried to play a video ...
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Is Google chrome and chromium are different browser [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12 in my PC. During installation of useful software, I was looking for browser except Firefox(which is by default browser). Through Ubuntu Software manager, I got Chromium and installed ...
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Adding parameter to default browser

I can run Browser from dash with added parameters (like google-chrome --single-process --purge-memory-button) without problem, by editing of .desktop file, but how I could reach the same by running of ...
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can't access certain web sites using Ubuntu

I can't access certain web site like: www.last.fm when I try to load any page on this site it starts with [Connecting..] in the tab title and the browser shows the [waiting for www.last.fm ..] ...
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How to lower Flash video resources usage for Chrome minimized?

I noticed that minimized or not makes no difference for CPU usage when playing Flash video in Chrome. How to fix that (seems obviously not right)? What makes it annoying is that I have video decoding ...
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How to Flash & Chrome hardware accelerated decoding?

What can I do to get GPU to work on decoding Flash video in Chrome? At chrome://gpu Graphics Feature Status page I see all stuff green OK like Video Decode: Hardware accelerated, yet Flash nerd ...
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Help with Chromium Extension

In Opera I use some scripts to change the style of webpages to improve readability after they have loaded. How can I implement these scripts in Chromium using an extension, or can I make a extension ...
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Conflict with flash when Mozilla when Google Chrome/Chromium is installed

I have 12.04 installed on my laptop. I noticed after installing Chromium and eventually google-chrome (stable) that the flash player for either browser was not working properly. When trying to exit ...
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How can i create unity launch icon for Chrome Evernote?

I use Evernote web app and i would like to use it separated from other Chrome tabs, as autonom web app. This is possible when i choose "Open as Window" option in Evernote Web settings. But i would ...
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Clearing all private user data from Chrome from the command line

After a cross-country move, I no longer physical access to a certain computer running Ubuntu 12.04, but I do have ssh access. I never plan on using Chrome on that computer again, and I would like to ...
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How to bring back auto scroll in Chrome?

How to bring back auto scroll in Chrome ? I'm really addicted to this feature and I feel like I'm missing a hand browsing without this feature. Can I do this in Chrome ? I'm using Ubuntu 13.10.