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).

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
2answers
105 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
155 views

Pogo.com games won't work, says outdated java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to get my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to be able to run games on pogo.com First none of the games on pogo would work because of outdated flash.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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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.
0
votes
0answers
65 views

Display error in browser

I'm not sure if this is a problem with the font that is used on the Skype website or if their site has been hacked or if I have got a configuration problem. Says it all really... is there any way ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

Adf.ly tells me I need to enable cookies in Firefox and Chrome

I'm using Chrome and using Firefox is not really an option. I want to download stuff for Minecraft but Adf.ly is not working. It tells me I need to enable cookies and I did but its still not ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

web browsing vs. torrent traffic, and bandwidth priority?

recently i did download big torrent files. (120 Gb). and i need to seed them back to at least 1.5 ratio. my upload speed is 130 Kb/s max. the problem is that i need to seed them as fast as possible. ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

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, ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Unable to install Google Chrome

I receive this in my terminal when I try to install using wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb sudo dpkg -i google-chrome* or sudo dpkg --install ...
14
votes
2answers
26k views

Why does Chrome have so many processes on my machine?

I've got almost 20 processes for google chrome (whilst only having 4 tabs open, all with barebones HTML) , all hogging memory and either saying futex_wait_queue_me or poll_schedule_timeout. My fan ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
211 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
4k views

Can't find openjdk's jre? No Java plugin in Chrome web browser [duplicate]

I have recently installed openjdk just to try out writing some java application $ dpkg -l | grep jdk ii openjdk-7-jdk 7u7-2.3.2a-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 OpenJDK ...
1
vote
2answers
145 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
7k views

browser without gpu support

Google has an Easter egg that draws 3D graph but when I tried it out on chrome it complained about no WebGL support. I've also tested it on Firefox whose WebGL support was enabled but ended up with ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
890 views

Chrome 30 completely broken in Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed chrome from the deb file (64 bit) and it is completely broken! Almost every page gives basic javascript errors, the window freezes every few minutes, there are lots of visual glitches ...
8
votes
2answers
232 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
76 views

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, ...
5
votes
2answers
4k views

No Sound in HTML5 and Google Chrome after update to 13.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 I have no sound for HTML5 players in Google Chrome Browser. Firefox works. Flash Players are working. No sound on Youtube when using HTML5. No sound on vimeo (They ...
0
votes
1answer
332 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
278 views

Black Screen // on Boot after Grub Selection // After a forced shutdown

Hi everyone and thank you for reading me ! So my problem is: My laptop is an Asus s550c with a touch screen powered by nvdia GT400M and an i7 3517u with 1Tb sda and 25go SSD sdb. I've first get rid ...
1
vote
0answers
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
155 views

chrubuntu 12.04 lts stopped working need help?

I installed a new kernel version for Ubuntu and rebooted it stopped working, And then i tried going to chrome OS and back to Ubuntu and it just gives me a full screen command prompt that just allows ...
1
vote
1answer
146 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
178 views

How to open the existing file explorer and not a new one

I have a file explorer window opened and is in the background of Chrome: However, when I click on the file explorer icon on the Launcher, it doesn't open/switch to the already opened window, but ...
0
votes
0answers
109 views

Where does the YouTube video files stored on system nowadays? [duplicate]

When I open a youtube video with firefox I could not find any video file inside ~/.mozilla/firefox/<some_string>.default/Cache/. I also tried with google-chrome like, ps ax | grep flash ls -l ...
1
vote
1answer
82 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
534 views

Chromium/Chrome tabs crashes on Ubuntu/Edubuntu 12.04.3

For some reason the tabs of Chromium and Chrome have started to crash (He's dead Jim) when running on Ubuntu or Edubuntu 12.04.3. It seems to happen only when I log in. I tried the browsers on Ubuntu ...
0
votes
2answers
571 views

How can I have audio in Google Dictionary's pop-up bubble?

Can someone show me how to have audio in Google Dictionary? I can double-click on a word and a small bubble would pop up with the definition. But I do not have the pronunciation sound. But if I ...
8
votes
5answers
20k views

Why is Google Chrome ignoring my proxy settings?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 in my laptop.The network I am connected to uses a proxy server. I adjusted the proxy settings in System Settings->Network->Network Proxy. I applied them system wide, but ...
2
votes
1answer
213 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
151 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How do I install Java 6 for use in Chrome?

I'm using an application for my employee timecards update. It will only run with Java version 6. Now after switching to Google Chrome, I'm facing an issue with this application. How do I install and ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
69 views

Sudden flash malfunctions

I have begun having some odd problems playing Netflix, Amazon VOD, Hulu, Youtube and other flash videos. The videos play slightly faster than they should (seems to be 50% faster) and they have no ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
115 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
114 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
249 views

Google Chrome black screen tearing

When I open OMGUbuntu site(or some other page), I get screen tearing http://ubuntuone.com/53v8xOJexIu1eDqS87RvZ8 Also sometimes videos doesn't work. Sometimes I can watch just fullscreen, sometimes ...
1
vote
2answers
110 views

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 ..] ...
1
vote
0answers
118 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
25 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
216 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

Making a webapp startup at specific workspace

I want some applications to startup when I login to my Ubuntu desktop account. A few of them are webapp shortcuts like Tweetdeck that I created from the Chrome web browser. I have no idea where it is ...
1
vote
1answer
177 views

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.
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Why does Chromium open Google Chrome guide and store?

I installed Chromium and noticed that some menu and functions, like the guide, the web store and the settings windows are "contaminated" by Google Chrome'w "world". For example, a click on the guide ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

How to disable Chrome's Incognito Mode?

I use this extension called Website Blocker to discourage me from checking Gmail/Reddit. However, it is easy and tempting to open a New Incognito Window; since extensions are disabled in Incognito ...
5
votes
2answers
18k views

How to add Silverlight to Chrome in 12.04?

How to add Silverlight to Chrome in 12.04? I found a couple of guides to add Moonlight plugin to Chrome browser, but nothing that works as of yet.