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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Not able to install the extensions in Google Chrome

Could not install package: 'UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL'. Could not install package because a utility process crashed. Try restarting Chrome and trying again.
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When I try to open Chrome it opens a new window with empty icon

When I try to open Google Chrome on Ubuntu I get this: If I try to open it from terminal I get this: ATTENTION: default value of option force_s3tc_enable overridden by environment. The program ...
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Just Installed Ubuntu, its really laggy little after login. What can i do to fix this?

So I just installed Ubuntu on a Dell D620 That previously had Windows 7 on it. The thing I seem to be running into is that when I try to switch tabs on a browser or to a different application I get a ...
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Can't install software from repository [duplicate]

I want to play games from mini clip website, tried it in Firefox. Even though it has flash player installed through software center, the games are not working. I tried chromium, but was unable to ...
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Unity left panel application shortcut problem

I'm having some problems with the Google Chrome shortcut in the Unity left panel. I don't know how exactly I should address this issue. Here's a screenshot. Currently I'm launching Chrome from Unity ...
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Google Chrome shows Black Screen in ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated using the command sudo apt-get upgrade, and now when I launch Chrome I just get a black screen. Here is a screenshot of it: What could the problem be, and are there any ...
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Can't access home directory during boot. Any solutions?

I recently switched to Ubuntu 14.04 from windows. I've setup Chrome Remote Desktop but it won't start during the boot process and the following error appears in boot.log * Starting Chrome Remote ...
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Why does chrome use excessive amounts of CPU?

Synopsis For the past few weeks, i've really started to notice a process on my machine hitting the CPU. So today I have taken a look into it, to find that Chrome is running about 100% CPU. Is ...
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Google Chrome Command-Line Notice

I get this notice when i start/stop google chrome from command line. [18848:18924:1203/171505:ERROR:get_updates_processor.cc(240)] PostClientToServerMessage() failed during GetUpdates However, ...
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Unable to connect my mobile device to chrome on ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with chrome 39.0.2171.65 and I'm having a hard time connecting my samsung phone device to chrome. I installed adb and made sure that Ubuntu recognizes the ...
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Where does Google Chrome save temporary pdf files?

I was wondering where does Google Chrome save pdf documents that it opens in the browser itself. I know those get deleted if we dont save them and close the browser. I looked into chrome temporary ...
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Chrome and Skype are broken after upgrading to 14.04

I am very newby on ubuntu so I will try to explain my problem in a silly way :) I had 12.04 untill today in my second partition and I decided to run it. Then I upgrade it to 14.04 (just finished). ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04, the newest Google Chrome window display transparent and without buttons

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, I have installed Google Chrome long time ago, and every update, now the newest version 40. When I minimize Chrome window and maximize it then the top of the window gets ...
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Chrome issue with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a bizarre issue using Chrome in Ubuntu 14.04 : when i wanna launch for unknown reason i found that instead of the normal Chrome launcher i found something else: You may say it's not a big ...
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How to set Chrome as default browser for Java installation

When going into the Java Control Panel by executing the following command in Terminal: ControlPanel And going to the Advanced tab, I see that at the bottom it says: But I have set my default ...
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Chrome Flash Player Extension Keeps Bringing Up Black Bar 14.04

Hi there I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to watch cartoons while I do some work (I have it running through a second monitor). I am watching out of the Google Chrome native client. Every time I ...
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Ubuntu Chrome chrome://apps/

I have a problem. I want to see always Google services when I open a new tab. How to get this working when opening this as a new tab: chrome://apps/ (Google services)?
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Black chromemenu after Catalys 14.20 Installation

I just installed proprietary AMD Catalyst drivers on my computer (Ubuntu dual booted with windows). I just noticed that When I right click on something or open main menu in Chrome, the menu looks good ...
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Webcam works with cheese, but not in chrome

I have a HP dv7t-6c00 running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The webcam works when I try it from cheese, but when I try it from Chrome at webcamtoy.com all I get is a black picture. In chrome I select "Use ...
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Awesome WM not working with google-chrome

When I start google-chrome, everything appears to be fine, but when I attempt to change the current layout, the browser windows do not respond correctly. It almost seems as if there was an attempt to ...
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Open application window on the same screen as where It was launched

I am using a dual screen setup. Ubuntu 14.10/Unity. Each screen has its own launcher/Dash. Default applictions like Firefox, nautilus, terminal & thunderbird appears on the screen where I have ...
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Where can I find older versions of chrome?

I recently upgraded to chrome 40; and this version of chrome disallows connections to servers using sslv3. But for my internal work, I have to connect to such an internal server (the server admins ...
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Intel GPU error on 2008 macbooks

After writing this all out I realize that its long as hell, so I've gone through and split everything into sections. BACKGROUND: A few years into owning my macbook I decided Mac OS was beginning not ...
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Updated Chrome, now it's nonresponsive [closed]

I just updated chrome and I could swear I've used it since then as well, but now it just shows up with the URL bar, bookmarks bar and a gray screen like the color of the sublime text background. It ...
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I clicked on a virus link - What should I do?

Using Google Chrome, my friend on Facebook tagged me on a video (probably an auto tag virus), I accidentally clicked on it (I thought that it was my friend's page). Then a new tab opened, then a popup ...
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Strange Ubuntu Sound Problem

I've been having some...weird...Ubuntu sound troubles. My machine is a Lenovo thinkpad t420 and I put Ubuntu 14.04 on it completely (no partition) a month ago. I'm a huge fan of chrome and quickly ...
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Making youtube fullscreen will freeze Unity (the whole desktop)

I never had this problem until today. When I watch a youtube video everything is fine, until I make the video fullscreen. It actually continues to play perfectly when fullscreen, but when I then exit ...
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Fullscreen Chrome video causes Ubuntu to crash

Any time I try to watch a flash (or maybe HTML5) video in chrome, when I fullscreen it, Ubuntu freezes, goes black, and then my monitor says "no signal." This only happens on the second or third time ...
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Ubuntu freezes after I run video on the full screen on Chrome 40

After the last update, when I run video on a full screen(youtube, facebook video...) the cursor disappears, and the video works well. But when I close the video(with esc) the whole system freezes and ...
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ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix

ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix. title says it all, trying to update everything, it ran both youtube and netflix 24 hours ago just fine and now ...
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System crash after Install Chrome

Yesterday, I crashed my system (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) after to I was trying to install google-chrome with the following command: dpkg-deb -Xv google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb /usr/lib. System does ...
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The google chrome notification bell!

I am very new to ubuntu and completely new here, I love ubuntu, I have both a windows desktop and a macbookpro and I still now prefer using my ubuntu laptop! But now that you know that I am a newbie, ...
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Unable to open Google Chrome on Ubuntu

I am unable to open Google Chrome. I tried removing and installing it again. But this did not solve the problem. On trying this command google-chrome on terminal, it shows shm_open() failed: ...
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Chromium extensions gallery causes black screen

I have the same issue like the one described here [question]:Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium causes black screen , the only difference is it only happens when I try to load the extensions gallery (I have not ...
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Wrongly installed google chrome 32-bit version, what can I do now?

I downloaded google chrome 32-bit version deb file and then use ubuntu software center (following How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?) but it doesnt work then I noticed that I made a ...
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Ubuntu Chrome can't load official adobe flash player?

I'm currently using chrome 39.0.2171.99 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04. But i have encoding and massy codes problem when flash contains Chinese words.(This only happens in chrome, firefox in my ubuntu works ...
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Youtube green screen in Chrome while running Ubuntu in VMplayer

I've got Ubuntu 14.10 running in VMplayer. While Youtube works ok in Firefox, it will only show a green screen in Google Chrome but still play the sound correctly. The Chrome version is 40.0.2214.85 ...
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Google Chrome's window becomes invisible / unresponsive

I'm using Google Chrome, Version 39 (64-bit), under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (trusty). Often, the browser's window becomes invisible after returning from standby, or after opening the window after it was ...
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Google chrome doesn't open in Ubuntu 14.04

I try to open Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 but it doesn't open. I tried to reinstall it twice but no luck. Has anyone the same issue? Thanks
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How to enable Silverlight on Chrome 39

I know, that this question was asked and answered too many times, but I tried almost everything and nothing seems to work in version 39 of Chrome. Pipelight doesn't seem to work since Chrome removed ...
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Change Chrome notification positions

Chrome notifications on Windows/Mac show up in the bottom right, but on Ubuntu it is the top right. How can I change this? Does Chromium do it differently?
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Keyboard Stops Responding While Using Google Docs in Chrome Browser

Ubuntu, Unity, 14.10 When I'm using Google Docs in Chrome, as soon as "All changes saved to drive" appears at the top of the document, the keyboard stops responding. Everything else, the mouse, ...
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Google Chrome Drop Down Menus not Working

I just recently noticed that some drop down menus on Google Chrome act funny whenever I try to use them. (Seriously, I need reputation points to post an image? That has got the be the dumbest thing ...
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Google chrome, cannot type

I have a problem with a Google Chrome. When I'm switching workspaces my chrome seems to be disabled. I cannot type on it like a keyboard doesnt work or something, I can open new page normaly (by ...
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How can I update only the flash player for chromium when I have set the 'Automatically check for updates' as 'Never' ?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 today. I have installed only Chromium browser at it. As I don't want the different softwares in my operating system to get updated(as I want save my bandwidth), how can I ...
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How can I remove google chrome from launcher?

When I first installed Ubuntu, I installed google chrome directly by a terminal by running some commands that I found in another thread, I don't remember which ones, something like apt-get I think. I ...
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Open MS Office Documents with Google Chrome Web Apps?

I'd like to be able to edit Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files in Google "Drive" using the Docs, Sheets, and Slides Chrome Apps. I know this is possible on Windows and MAC but has anybody figured out ...
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How to setup Belgian eID Ubuntu 14.04

I want to use my Belgian EID to login to government websites online. How do I set this up in Google Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04? Thanks!
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Can't open Chrome's new window from launcher

I want to be able to launch a new window from the launcher.
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Netflix (native on chrome) has black screen, season video thumbnails are improperly aligned on the left, audio still plays

I recently ran into a problem where Netflix on Chrome would not work. Audio played correctly but the video did not play. The screen is black (in Chrome stable) or white (chrome beta). The thumbnail ...