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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Can I use the same built in flash library from Chrome in Firefox?

Chrome comes with flash support by default, Firefox does not. If I use both on my system is there a way to use the library responsible displaying flash content in Chrome to do the same in Firefox?
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Cross-browser bookmark sync?

Is there a way for me to sync bookmarks between Firefox and Chrome on several different Ubuntu machines? Edit: Even willing to run something on my own web server if that makes a difference.
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Can I use Chrome's Pepper Flash with Firefox?

As Adobe no longer supports Flash on Linux, is there a way to use Chrome's Pepper Flash plugin with Firefox?
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Google Chrome won't launch [closed]

Google chrome won't launch from its icon or from the terminal. Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS google-chrome-stable version 36.0.1985.143-1 What the terminal spits out when I try to run google-chrome-stable: ...
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Google Chrome proxy settings?

When I try to set Google Chrome's proxy settings (on chrome://linux-proxy-config/), I get the following message: When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system ...
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No sound on any web browser [closed]

I was using my laptop to play Youtube on my TV. I had no problems. It was going through my HDMI and I was using the cable to play sound through the TV. I disconnected the cable and since then there ...
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Can I put two chrome (different users) on my launcher?

I think this is a simple question. On Windows, Google Chrome has the option to create shortcut on desktop for each chrome user. For example, I have my personal Google Account and I also have my ...
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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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Saving Gmail attachments using drag and drop results in a link, not a file

When I open a message in Gmail and attempt to save an attachment using the drag and drop method, (click on the file icon and drag it to a folder or the desktop) the resulting file in the destination ...
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Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04

I own two machines, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04. I use Google Chrome on both. A Google Chrome update is available, and it appears in the Update Manager. However, I cannot select the ...
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Google Maps hang my ubuntu

System hang after sometimes scrolling the map and zoom in-out. I tried different browser, chrome and firefox and the result was the same. I need to hardly shutdown my system and restart ubuntu to fix ...
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html5 video glitch

I have enabled the html5 video's in Youtube. Whenever I play a video in html5, I get to see weird horizantal lines: I'm using the latest Google Chrome on Ubuntu 13.04. I've got a Nvidia K1000M ...
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Chrome reports Java plugin outdated

I've just installed the latest version of JRE (7u5) and Chrome still reports that it's outdated. When I go to chrome://plugins/, it shows the following line for Java: Java - Version: 1.7.0_05 ...
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Facebook Bangla font Problem in google chrome

I am using google chrome (not chromium) in ubuntu 11.10. I have installed all bangla fonts, set encode to unicode and set bangla font in chrome. It shows all bangla fonts excepts facebook profile ...
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flickr.com & imagekind.com crashing my browser and effects? [closed]

My Ubuntu 11.04 (installed 2 days ago) is misbehaving. When I try to upload an image via Flickr or Imagekind my browsers (Firefox and Chrome) crash. It even causes the "Run a Command" window not to ...
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Default file manager changed, can't change back [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Chromium “Show in Folder” opens in text editor (Using ubuntu 11.04) I tried to open a torrent file in chrome, and it asked for my default application, so I ...
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Change Keybindings (hardware to software)

I ran a search for this, but the answers I saw were referring to something altogether different than what I'm asking for. So let me clarify: I'm not asking how to change key-combo shortcuts. I'm ...
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Chrome dock icon looks blurry and low resolution

Whenever I launch Chrome my icon never looks right and I can't open new windows by right clicking and selecting. I am also using Plank dock. Here is a screenshot: Idk if you guys can notice how the ...
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Downside to disabling IBus?

To edit documents on my Google Drive accessed via Google Chrome 35.0.1916.114 on Lubuntu 14.04, I find I need to use ibus exit Only then can I enter anything. This is a known bug: chromium 34 from ...
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Can't type accents in uppercase letters in Chrome

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04 with the latest Chrome (Version 35.0.1916.114) and while inside any Chrome window I can't really type accented uppercase letters. So, for instance, these é á ã ó ò are ...
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how to enable WebGL in Chrome

i am unable to visualise many 3d graphics of different applications [ex:-biodigital human 3d of chrome store] and many more 3d games and graphics i am current using Gallium 0.4 on AMD RS780 as my ...
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fail in installing Google Chrome in 12.04 both 32 & 64 bit

I have copied my terminal information can you help me with this problem? mig@ubuntu:~$ sudo dkg --install /Path/to/chrome.web [sudo] password for mig: sudo: dkg: command not found mig@ubuntu:~$ ...
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Chrome suddenly using too much memory, what's wrong?

I just upgraded my RAM to double what it used to have and for a couple of weeks everything was running great, but now Chrome is eating all of it, I hit 90% use with only one window and <50 tabs ...
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Facebook issue in google chrome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google Chrome not rendering webpages correctly I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Google Chrome version 23.0.1271.97. My Facebook chat bar is not rendering properly. When I ...
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Chrome Screen Tearing while rendering pages

I know my question might be close to this question, but for me none of the solution fixed the issue completely, although one has improved the situation a bit. Simply put, I have rendering problems on ...
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How to reinstall google chrome?

I have already downloaded google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb after that i type this on terminal sudo apt-get install libcurl3 libnspr4-0d libxss1 cd Downloads sudo dpkg -i ...
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Where do Chrome, Chromium and Firefox store offline data

As the question says, where do each of the browsers store their offline data, be it cache, offline storage from html5, images, flash videos or anything web related that gets stored locally.
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Chromium input fields lag

Every time I have to insert text into a text field in chromium insertion lags, it stops working for a second and I don't see the text I'm typing (the cursor doesn't move). After a moment the text ...
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ISA Proxy server

Have a proxy at work that runs Microsoft ISA. i used to be able to connect using 11.10 with firefox no problem at all. i could either put the settings in firefox or the settings in ubuntu network ...
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How to install Chromium .zip file?

I have the zip file but I don't know to install it from a .zip file. Here are the contents of the extracted chrome-linux.zip file:
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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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What are all of the command line options for Google Chrome?

I use Google Chrome as my main browser, and I wanted to know what things I can do with it from command line - especially commands that you can't do with the GUI.
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Google Chrome wont start after changing hostname

I tried to start google chrome in terminal several times, and I keep receiving the following message: ... :ERROR:process_singleton_linux.cc(309)] The profile appears to be in use by another Google ...
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Shortcut to a website [duplicate]

Is it possibole to make on the desktop shortcuts to some websites. Using Google Chrome. The websites where I want to link are: Facebook, my webmail and some others.
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Ubuntu 14.04 offset mouse clicking in browsers [duplicate]

I'm having this problem with chrome and firefox, and only when clicking the minimize button and then bringing the window back by clicking on the respective launcher icon. Once maximized, the mouse ...
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Web sites do not work when I am logged into Google Chrome or need to log in to Google

This problem is really weird. If I log into Google chrome, I can not use Google to search. And I cant log in to sites like this one and Stack Overflow with my Google account. The pages time out with ...
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Cannot use Flash in Chromium

I need to use YouTube. I have Flash enabled in Chromium's settings, but it always says "could not load shockwave". I am running Lubuntu 13.04
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Frequent CPU hogging

I am using ubuntu for 4 months. I am starting to notice that, my CPU usage is becoming 100% very frequently and my system becomes unresponsive. I don't run any CPU intensive tasks, just nautilus, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 random crashes

I'm having a problem which seems to get worse as time goes on. I'm having random crashes (image links at the bottom), It used to happen about once a week or so, but now it happens a few times a day. ...