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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 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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Ubuntu 14.04 and google Chrome with touchscreen, no left click

I am using the Latest version of chrome with 64bit 14.04 running on my Sony Vaio Tab Duo 11. I am trying to use the touchscreen and everything looks great, scrolling is very nice, i can swipe to go ...
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Google crome not install

When i install google crome I am getting this error. Help me I have run this command in tem directory wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb after that i ...
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No sound in Chrome when playing YouTube videos and mp3s under Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Using Google Chrome, YouTube videos load but there is no sound. Playing mp3s in the browser also don't have sound. Outside of Chrome, sounds works as expected. I've tried removing and reinstalling ...
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Chrome won't recognize java but firefox recognizes it [duplicate]

I am running an HP Pavilion dm4-12la with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I have installed successfully Java into Firefox, but for some reason in Chrome it doesn't work. I have tried all of this: ...
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Memory consumption of Chrome in Ubuntu constantly increases [closed]

I have laptop with 8Gb of memory. If I start Ubuntu 14.04 freshly and open Chrome with ~20 tabs (that's my regular usage) and Skype it consumes around 2.3Gb of memory, which is perfect for me. Now ...
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No smooth scrolling on Chrome for Ubuntu

I did enable the #enable-smooth-scrolling flag in Chrome and rebooted both Chrome and the machine numerous times, but scrolling in Chrome is still just as jumpy. I know it's not hardware issue, as my ...
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Google Chrome not starting

I am running 14.04 with latest update 3.13.0-30-generic. After restarting post update I found that Google Chrome is not launching. I am able to launch Google-Chrome from command line but if I close ...
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google chrome suddenly started to misbehave / crash

Everything was working fine with chrome until today it started to misbehave after use of 10-15 min. i've reinstalled chrome once but that didn't helped out !!
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Ubuntu 14.04 Google Chrome Broken [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and Chrome seems to have broken with no way out. I was fiddling with the command line flags, and I activated something that I did not want. I disabled it and restarted the ...
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Automate Google Chrome installation on 14.04

Is there a way to completely automate Google Chrome installation on a new machine? I have the following commands working in a bash script: cd /tmp wget ...
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Chrome Browser v35 No Sound

I have chrome 35 and firefox 28 installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS. Unfortunately, I have no sound when viewing youtube or a website with video using chrome. With firefox I have sound. I would like to ...
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Install VLC plugin on Chrome

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with VLC media player installed and I have also installed mozilla-plugin-vlc. I can see that vlc web plugin is installed at mozilla (about:addons)but not at ...
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Fix bad encoding in Firefox in Kubuntu 14.04

This time I have a question to which maybe some of you may find trivial (hopefully!). I'm running Firefox 30.0 in Kubuntu 14.04 (fresh install) and I'm having a weird problem, in some sites some ...
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how do I downgrade google chrome?

Presumably after an update, google chrome has very serious problems with page rendering. I want to downgrade it. (Switching to vmlinuz.old and initrd.img.old did not help). $ apt-cache policy ...
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Remove “Chrome Apps” From Xubuntu Menu

Earlier today I installed Google Chrome only to realize that I needed to uninstall it for reasons I won't get into here, so I removed Google Chrome and got Mozilla Firefox back. Before I uninstalled ...
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Make chrome app windows be always on top

Simply put: Is there any way to make chrome app windows have the always on top button when right clicking them? I am using xubuntu 14.04, and google-chrome dev. Selecting 'use system title bar and ...
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Can't launch Google Chrome in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed the 14.04 LTS in clean. then I use wget the chrome.deb for 64 bit from Google and dpkg -i *.deb to install the chrome in my Ubuntu 14.04,however I can't launch it and get errors as ...
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Weird launcher bar/chrome bug, hard to describe

I have Chrome locked to the launcher, but when I click it, it opens another icon on the launcher. When I hover over it, it says the name of one of my bookmarks. I've unlocked and locked to no avail. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop lost open app windows after waking up from the sleep mode

I am new to Ubuntu Desktop but have used Windows and Mac for a long time. I also have good experience with Linux. I need some help on how to recover the lost app windows. I have been quite impressed ...
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integrate chrome tab bar with ubuntu

I need your help with a customization issue please. I'm a sucker for small details and my OCD starts acting up if things aren't my way. so, I've installed the latest google chrome on ubuntu, now how ...
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chrome memory and cpu footprint

I've searched the forums for an answer but I couldn't find quite the answer I was looking for [1] , so I thought I it could as well be of interest to more people around here. I carry out a big part ...
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Installed pipelight successfully, browser still says it's uninstalled [duplicate]

For example, this page: http://bubblemark.com/silverlight2.html still says I need to install Silverlight. I've re-installed pipelight twice, and enabled it using pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight, ...
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Chrome Unstable in 14.04

I've been running 14.04 since its release and chrome seems to be running very flaky on my instance. It does not render properly sometimes. Sudden closes. At first I thought it was some issues with ...
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Chrome graphical glitches with AMD Catalyst proprietary driver [closed]

Same exact issue as Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver but I don't have enough reputation to comment. Graphical glitching happens periodically, maybe triggered ...
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YouTube Videos are flickering on Chrome

I am using a Lenovo IdeaPad U430p with Ubutu 14.04 LTS. There is a GeForce GT 730M built in and there are also some drivers available: NVIDIA binary driver - version 331.38 from nvidia-331 ...
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shockwave doesnt work!

Chrome, chromium and firefox dont run shockwave flash, I don't know what else I should do to solve this problem, this is pissing me off. I've tried every 'possible' solution from the forums or blogs ...
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I reinstalled Ubuntu and while downloading Chrome I am getting “Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libasound2 (>> 1.0.23):”

Due to this error I am not able to I install Chrome in my system. Please help me! Output of apt-cache policy libasound2 libasound2: Installed: 1.0.27.2-3ubuntu7 Candidate: 1.0.27.2-3ubuntu7 Version ...
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Latest (5 June 14) Updates t0 10.04 Causing Multiple Problems [closed]

Apologies, the questions are very short, but the bkg isn't. I rec'd a routine notification from the update mgr a few days ago (I believe, June 5th). I took a look and there was lots of linux stuff, ...
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How to enable Russian typing in Chrome?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. In every application except Chrome (version 35) typing in Russian language works well. When I use Chrome I can't disable Latin typing even if I switch language to ...
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Cannot set Chrome as default browser

This has been asked before but there is no answer that works for me. The last answer I saw said to use System Settings. If I look there (Details, Default applications, Web), it says that Chrome IS my ...
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chromium-browser --proxy-server debugging

Many places online have pointed out to configure chromium proxy via command can be achieve with the following line chromium-browser --proxy-server=[username]:[password]@[host]:[port] but I got this ...
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Problem with flash plugin on Chromium; Defaults to outdated Linux flash 11.2

Adobe dropped flash for Linux with the last version being 11.2 albeit bug fixes still being released. I haven't had much of a problem using flash in Firefox until recently with a few sites requiring ...
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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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Chrome becomes ugly after updating kubuntu 14.04

I recently updated my kubuntu 14.04 using muon, i guess it did some updates for plasma( again i guess, i am not sure) but after that Chrome looks terrible. Fonts are screwed up, the right click window ...
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Chrome automatic session restore

I'm running Chrome as webbrowser. If I shutdown my computer it will close (or kill - i dont know) it. After restarting the computer and starting chrome it provides me the option to restore the ...
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Google chrome tagged with specific web site - won't start from launcher

I just upgraded from Google Chrome v33 to v35. After that I got duplicate icons in the launcher. After unlocking the original icon I can't get lock it back to the launcher without a tag to the ...
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When I tried installing Google Chrome, it asked me for a root password

I just got Ubuntu on my Windows 7 laptop. When I installed Google Chrome, it asked me for a "root password". I tried my own password for my account and it didn't work. Then I searched for a way to ...
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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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How do I enable Flash 11.2 in Chrome?

I'm trying to force Chrome to use Flash 11.2 rather than the packaged Pepper version because it doesn't support DRM and I want to be able to use Amazon Instant Video/HBO GO. I followed Adobe's ...
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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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Chrome not accepting US international with dead keys keyboard 14.04

Using 14.04 with keyboard selected as 'US international with dead keys' as my keyboard layout option, (so that I may use characters from other languages) and the system accepts text input as you would ...
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Google Chrome installation error

I used to use google chrome as default browser. One day I tried to use Google Cast extension to send my browser screen to chromecast, but I realized that my Chrome version was old. So I downloaded the ...
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Pasting larger blocks of text into Chrome 35 and Chromium doesn't work on ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 Chrome Version: 35.0.1916.114 Chrome Beta Version: Version 36.0.1985.32 beta Chromium Version: 34.0.1847.116 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972) I have noticed that there seems to be a limit ...
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Unable to connect to Chromecast

I seem to be having a problem connecting to Chromecast from Ubuntu. Unlike the question How can I use Chromecast, the issue doesn't seem to be firewall related. I have already tried opening the ports ...
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Chrome 35 stopped touch interaction after Chrome update on Ubuntu 14.04

After updating Chrome to Version Google Chrome 35.0.1916.114 on Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome does not respond to touch events anymore at a first start. Chrome is invoked at start up via a script by calling ...
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Why isn't Chrome rendering images and fonts correctly? [closed]

I have an Acer monitor and an Intel Pentium 4 running 12.04 32-bit. Chrome renders all webpages like this: This is how CNN should look: I have Firefox installed and its images/fonts look fine. ...
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Chrome in the launcher does not open with keyboard hotkey (Super + #)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have chrome as the first application locked in my launcher. When I click it or press Super+1 the Chrome icon just flashes, but never opens the app. All other apps ...
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Chrome — Youtube videos upscaling pixelation

I am having issues with Youtube videos played in Chrome are not being up-scaled smoothly. Not all of them all the time, just some of them. This is on Ubuntu 14.04 using Radeon free driver. I have ...
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chrome does not load

hey there i followed the instructions on this page to change permission of all files in a directory in /var ...