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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Graphics lagging on various browsers

Yesterday my the touchpad on my dell xps 13 developer edition stopped working and the wifi would no longer connect. I decided to back up all my files and start from scratch. So i backed up my files ...
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Cannot play Spotify and Youtube videos in Google Chrome concurrently in Ubuntu Wily 15.10

If I pause Spotify, I can play a Youtube video. If I close the window with the Youtube video, I can play Spotify. If I play a Youtube video while Spotify is playing, there will be no audio. If I try ...
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Problems witch Icons and Chrome after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10

yesterday I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 and now when I boot, the icon-theme is not selected I applied in unity-tweak tool and when I start Chrome the theme looks different too (other background color ...
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Chrome causing hyperdrive on A8-7410 processor

cpu usage during and after using chrome browser Why is chrome causing one of my cores on my A8-7410 processor to run continuously @ 92-94% even when chrome is closed and all background activities ...
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Cannot create folder: /etc/opt/chrome/policies/managed

I am trying to disable Google chrome's incognito mode by following the instructions here: How to disable Chrome's Incognito Mode? (the first answer) I am unsure as to how to create the folders ...
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Tracking down a random freeze?

Since updating to 15.10 on my Thinkpad T420, I've experienced random freezes periodically. Usually within an hour of using the laptop. It ran just fine on 15.04. I've tried looking at /var/log/syslog ...
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How to select text for copy and paste in Chrome by keyboard not using the mouse?

I have some online tutorial open in my Google chrome. It tells me to run some commands in a terminal. My current workflow is to select the necessary parts via mouse, and insert the copied text via ...
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Slow loading on webpages (both terminal and browser)

I have an Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit OS installed on my computer (Windows 10 included, it is dual-boot). So on my Windows every webpage and website loads perfectly without any slow performance. But when I ...
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Google Chrome Won't Display Webpages At all

When I try using Chrome as my browser, no web pages seem to load at all. The only one that works for some reason is Gmail. Aside from that, I am unable to load any web pages using Chrome. Firefox ...
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Problems while installing Google chrome

I am Unable to install Google chrome . I keep getting the same message . I am new to Ubuntu please help.[http://i.stack.imgur.com/Cg6Bj.png][screen-shot]. I have tried it by downloading deb file ...
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Error when running sitespeed.io with chrome : Chrome failed to start: exited abnormally

I was running this command on the terminal $ sitespeed.io -u http://cybercom.com -b chrome but always facing this error, I have tried many times but in vain cannot figure out the problem ...
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Media library player for Chromecast

How can I play my mp3 library directly to Chromecast Audio? It would be best to have native application like Banshee or similar to play the files from the disk to Chromecast (I don't want to upload ...
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Google play music mini player asks to sign in

Since few days, the Google Play Music mini player is asking me to sign in to work correctly. Unfortunately, pushing the sign in button doesn't solve the problem. The mini player works great only with ...
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Unable to connect to Ubuntu 14.04 localhost

I built a Virtual Ubuntu 14.04 server on VMWare Player v7.1.2 build-2780323 (latest update), according to the process here, with no errors observed. According to docs, I should be able to open a ...
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Chrome Opening Bypass

I have a hotkey string of Ctrl + T set to open a new chrome browser even when one is not open, but I also use Ctrl + T to open a new tab when Chrome is already open. It seems that the ...
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Force users to Sign into Chrome

I'm looking for a way to force users to sign into chrome before they can browse the internet. I have created a JSON file that blocks urls not related to google sign in. It works fine, but after the ...
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How to install Chrome to a custom location? [duplicate]

How can I install Google Chrome to a custom location, instead of its default usr/bin? And where does Chrome keep user settings?
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kubuntu display errors (mainly chrome)

I just installed the newest version of kubuntu, and everything seems to be great except some graphical errors. This is mainly with chrome, which is updated, when I attempt to open the plug-in menus, a ...
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Google Chrome not retaining default browser selection in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Google Chrome is set being my default browser in System Settings, Details. And is also set as default browser within Google Chrome 46.0.2490.80 (64-bit) I reboot three or four times a day and Google ...
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Can't install Chrome. How can I fix this?

I think I should begin by saying that I am totally new to Linux and not very computer savvy. After downloading Google Chrome I got the following error message on the software center: Breaks existing ...
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Chrome unresponsive in Ubuntu 14.04

Chrome is suddenly refusing to run on my computer. Worked fine yesterday afternoon when I used it last, tried to use it this morning and it's basically unresponsive the second it opens. I open it, it ...
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While using google chrome whole systen locks up

It very random, can happen with 1 window and 4-8 tabs or just two windows but I guess when some sort of condition hits everything locks up. My mouse works perfectly, but I might as well be mousing ...
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Google Chrome - Google.com using SHA-1 14.04LTS

Anytime I go to any Google site (including Youtube), I don't get that nice green HTTPS sign letting me know everything should be safe with my connection to Google. In the past week or so, it has been ...
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Can't open Software-center , google chrome stable newest after installed ibus [closed]

mr2uang@mr2uang-MS-7798:~$ sudo software-center ** (software-center:15215): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-f1JihwokKA: Connection ...
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Resolving Host in All Browsers

I'm a Linux newbie having serious connection problems in Ubuntu 15.04. Seemingly at random, all internet-related functions of my laptop stop working. Both Firefox and Chrome get stuck on "resolving ...
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15.10 Chrome: external links are opened as blank tabs in new browser window

Since I installed 15.10 (fresh install on a new machine), and set Google Chrome as default browser, whenever I open links from external apps these are open as blank tabs in new browser window (no ...
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Cairo Dock - Chrome Browser - Unity Launcher Icon and Application sync

My problem is as follows I use cairo dock as a replacement for the Unity Launcher on Ubuntu I used chrome desktop shortcuts to make some pseudo desktop apps of some webapps (like outlook exchange) I ...
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google-chrome-stable keeps asking if it should be set to default

Since the Ubuntu 15.10 upgrade, google-chrome-stable keeps asking if it should be set as default browser, even though it already is. I tried to reinstall it, but that didn't help. Any ideas?
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Removing Chrome

I am having trouble getting Google Chrome off my system. I installed from Google's website (probably a bad idea) and it appeared to work, but I was never able to launch the program. Any time I do any ...
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Make Chrome notification indicator icon stay permanently

Chrome provides the following notification icon indicator: The indicator context menu entry provides a useful option to temporarily mute notifications. However, the indicator icons disappears ...
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I can’t set proxy of google chrome in ubuntu with Xfce

I use the latest ubuntu trusty and install Xfce desktop for it.It's doesn't work in Xfce when I set a proxy using the following method,but It works when I log out and login in unity and It‘s still ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) [related to google chrome]

So ubuntu worked perfectly for me for a while. I tried to download Google Chrome and accidentally downloaded the 32 bit version. Went back and tried to download the 64-bit (stupidly without deleting ...
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Launching Chrome (Incognito Mode) From Terminal

I am trying to create a mirror image of Chrome-OS on an Ubuntu installation starting with shortcuts. On Chrome-OS, Ctrl + Shift + N will bring up an incognito mode of Chrome. The problem ...
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Manage passwords in Chromium --> security risk?

I realized that in Chromium (and also Chrome) for Linux it is possible to see all saved passwords in clear text. That seems a bit strange to me... after a short research I found out that it is not ...
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Offline Installation of Chrome: target doesn't exist [duplicate]

I recently downloaded Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After extraction, google-chrome-stable (from chrome->usr->bin->...) says the link "google-chrome-stable" is broken and its target ...
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Google Chrome startup

Newbie here. whenever I start chrome on my terminal This error shows up libGL error: open uki failed (Operation not permitted) libGL error: reverting to (slow) indirect rendering but everything in ...
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Google Chrome is crashing a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.03

I recently installed Ubuntu version 14.04.3 on my desktop and I am experience chronic crashing/freezing of my computer while using Google Chrome (not Chromium). It most notably happens when I am ...
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Why does the right click menu show on the other screen in Chrome?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop with an external monitor connected to it. My setup is such that the laptop screen is on the left and the external monitor is on the right. Now, whenever I ...
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How to view embedded PDFs in a browser on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have tried 3 different browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Chromium) to open an embedded pdf file ("application/pdf") and none of them seem to work. On Chrome I've installed the ...
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Google Chrome won't launch on a Pentium 4

Google Chrome won't launch. Whenever I try to launch it, google-chrome-stable I get, Illegal instruction (core dumped) (I have already taken a look at, Google Chrome won't launch ...
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Websites not loading on Ubuntu with different browsers

Outlook.com is not loading after login in Chrome, Konqueror, and Firefox -- only see a blank page after login. I tried a clean install of Ubuntu and other Linux distributions (Fedora, Debian, Mint) ...
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Changing protocol handler in google chrome, opening a Telegram link

I installed Telegram Desktop for Linux 64-bit. To join a Telegram channel, when a channel URL is opened in google chrome (e.g. telegram.me/channel_name) the browser prompts and asks which application ...
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Remotely access Linux from Windows computers

I have an interesting situation. I work for a company that sells medical equipment. We work in many hospitals as a 3rd party, but one particular hospital, due to its nature, requires heavy ...
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How to install Chromium Web Browser on Ubuntu 15.04

I am trying to install Google Chrome,or Chromium Web Browser on Ubuntu 15.04, I tried: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable in Terminal,but it says: E: Unable ...
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Terminal errors concerning netflix in google chrome

I watched several things in Netflix, and this is the report the terminal gave me about it: $ google-chrome-stable [6666:6666:1013/203650:ERROR:background_mode_manager_aura.cc(14)] Not implemented ...
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How to install google chrome manually in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu in Windows through VMware software. In windows we have *.exe file to install any software, for Ubuntu how to install google chrome or any software manually, without using Terminal?
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Google Chrome doesn't play netflix anymore

I've been having these problems on and off, but it's now becoming persistent. Whenever I try to start a movie in Netflix through Google Chrome it gives me an error report. I ran it through the ...
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Schedule a Restart for Google Chrome

I am currently working on a project using Ubuntu 14.04 at an airport that allows passengers to view a map of the United States. The map shows a live feed of the flights (both incoming and outgoing). ...
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Chrome remote desktop - unity must be restarted every time

Whenever I use chrome remote desktop I see my wallpaper and desktop, but no window bars or taskbar. If I use the mouse to open a terminal, I can type "unity" at which point everything is back to ...
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Chrome works only in --disable-gpu mode

Today my Chrome just stopped working. Any attempt to run in succeeded in freezing the browser in a few seconds. Running google-chrome-stable --disable-gpu somehow did a job, but it doesn't cure ...