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
0answers
53 views

File type associations gone wild

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 (Desktop, 64Bit) on different machines. However, after installing the most recent version of Google Chrome browser and wine I do always get a mess with a lot of file type ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Can't use wireless internet on 12.04

I have an Acer c7 Chromebook and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (ChrUbuntu as it calls itself) and the Wi-fi isn't working, I looked through the forums and I was not helped, another thing is my wired ...
8
votes
3answers
795 views

Chrome and Chromium both frequently freezing on a fresh Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 install

I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 Since then i experience a lot of issues both with chromium and google-chrome-stable. At about every 3rd launch I get the message 'couldn't log in properly'. ...
2
votes
1answer
465 views

How can I install pepper plugin into chromium that is running from compiled src/out/ directory?

Yesterday after 12 hours of compilation process I managed to compile chromium from source code following this guide https://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/LinuxBuildInstructions To my surprize I ...
4
votes
1answer
329 views

Why does Google Chrome not close completely? [closed]

I installed Google Chrome for flash capability. When I try to close it, it appears to close correctly, but two of the three processes in System Monitor remain open. This should not happen. And if ...
0
votes
2answers
682 views

How can I get the old newtab in chrome back? [closed]

The newest stable chrome on Ubuntu has a really degraded newtab page; lots of useful features are now unavailable, like "other devices" and "Recently closed". The search box is not good either. So ...
0
votes
2answers
45 views

Receiving error: no alternatives for mozilla-flashplugin

First of all, I am very new to this and a lot of it looks like martian to me, so please take that into consideration when answering. I am trying to install chrome but i got dependency error... I ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Chrome not loading all assets of locally hosted html page

Okay so I have a lamp stack on my local machine (not a vm so blow up not ideal). I have been doing some locally dev work on it lately and this morning when I loaded up my machine and pointed chrome to ...
2
votes
1answer
94 views

Change pdf viewer for downloads in chromium browser

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Chromium browser version 32.0.1700.102. When I download pdf files in chromium I get a button in the bottom left corner of the window, like this: If I click the button, ...
-1
votes
1answer
115 views

Cannot download Google Chrome for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is there something wrong with my setup, because when I try to download the 64-bit .deb from Google the process just gets stuck? The spinner spins, but nothing happens. Does it work for you?
0
votes
1answer
352 views

Graphics problem with Lubuntu 13.10 on AMILO Pro v2020

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to 13.10. I noticed that in both Chrome and Firefox Flash causes some very weird artifacts and behaves strangely. Also I am getting EDID checksum error on boot. ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

How to play Soma.FM on Google Chrome with Ubuntu 12.10

How would I make my Chrome work in order to reproduce Soma.FM? When I visit: http://somafm.com/play/lush instead of starting playing on Chrome, I get a download of a pls file, which when trying to ...
2
votes
1answer
108 views

Chrome menu options not revealed through Ubuntu Unity HUD

I am running Chrome Version 33.0.1750.70 beta and I can't get any menu commands to appear in the Unity HUD. Is there any way to force this or is it up to Google developers to add this into Chrome ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Internet does not connect to anything other than skype and steam chat

My internet has been unable to connect to anything other than the skype chat system as well as the steam chat. Any connections through chrome return: Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED I've ...
1
vote
2answers
641 views

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:~$ ...
1
vote
0answers
541 views

How to fix overlapping text on some pages while using Chrome?

Similar to this question: Why is the font spacing on some websites broken? I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with Google Chrome and I'm experiencing an issue where some webpages have overlapping text. The text ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Chrome, zoom on some webpages takes up to 3 seconds

Not sure how to put this. In chrome (version 32 on 13.10 Unity) JS heavy sites such as youtube and facebook lag when scrolled and when zoomed in/out. If page is dynamic (adding new content to the page ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

NBCSN on Ubuntu/Linux

I like using NBCSN to watch Live soccer matches on my laptop when on the road for business. However, I've recently found that it does not work on Ubuntu or Linux in general. Anyone know why or if ...
5
votes
2answers
784 views

Chrome won't start from the launcher

Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit, chrome 64-bit. I can start chrome from the command line with "google-chrome-stable" and lock it to the launcher. When I try to launch chrome from the launcher nothing happens. ...
0
votes
1answer
155 views

Chrome don't allow me to run Opera Mini simulator

Can anybody to say me how to fix it? I'm using Chrome 32.
1
vote
0answers
161 views

Chromium browser scrolling slow

I just switched from Win7 to Ubuntu (no dual boot) and one thing I kinda ''miss'' is that I can change the scrolling speed... but I like the scrollspeed in the system itself but don't in chromium ...
3
votes
1answer
432 views

How do I make all links open in Chromium or Chrome's incognito mode?

How do I configure Ubuntu or Xubuntu such that when I click on a link, Chromium/Chrome opens in "Incognito mode"?
0
votes
0answers
61 views

user agent switchers not working

A particular website (livemocha.com --> "create account") brings me to a page that says "Linux support coming soon." So I tried to use User Agent Switcher extension for Firefox, and Ultimate User ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Kubuntu 13.10 Emacs Binding in Google Chrome

I like to use Emacs keybinding such as CTRL-A beginning of line in all my browsers. I have it working fine in Firefox, but not in Google Chrome. I followed the instructions in How do I enable Emacs ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

Ubuntu - Chrome Can't see complete name of bookmark

I can't see complete name of my bookmarks on Chrome, e.g.instead of Facebook I see Facebo... This is strange because I have bookmarks with more letters in them, and I can see them fully, but on the ...
0
votes
2answers
357 views

Chrome does not start

I installed Chrome on Ubuntu and it does not work . Appears only the icon, click on it and does not work.
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How to make Chromium “browse files” always be sorted by “date modified”

I want to, when selecting files to upload, get the dialog to order the files by date of modification (newers at the end), and not by name, as it is by default. I read this result in google: an issue ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

Bleachbit does not clean my Chrome browser: why?

I have Bleachbit. It refuses to clean my Chrome browser because it says it is running----even after I have shut it down and even after I have gone off-line! Anybody have any idea what I should do?
0
votes
1answer
38 views

can I get the launcher to “re see” open processes?

I've got about 8 gnome-terminal tabs open in one window. For some reason, the launcher is not aware of this window suddenly. When I click on the gnome-terminal symbol in launcher, it won't slide the ...
0
votes
0answers
134 views

Chrome won't resize, sits over unity menu, cannot move

Suddenly today when I open Chrome in Ubuntu 12.04 I get chrome sitting over the top of the classic menu (using Gnome). Nothing happens if I press maximise, nor when I drag to resize (the cursor ...
0
votes
0answers
667 views

Totem-plugin-viewer requires text/html decoder

I have a Synology NAS Server on my LAN and when I try to reproduce *.mkv files trough it (Video Station) on Google Chrome (Ubuntu 13.10) it appears a message. It tells that the totem-plugin-viewer ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Why Chrome plug-ins doesn't load automatically?

It's the third day to use Ubuntu. (Almost) everything is great, but why my chromium-browser plugins didn't load automatically as in Windows(R) after booting? Environment: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / ...
2
votes
3answers
264 views

Uninstall Google chrome built-in plugins

Is there a way to turn off permanently the plugins inside chrome? Especially, I am interested in the flash and video plugins. This causes a huge overload on my Internet , and it would be great if ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Just installed Ubuntu / noob/ trying to install chrome

After sudo dpkg -1 Google-chrome* Sudo) password for me (I can't enter text)?
0
votes
0answers
242 views

High CPU usage in any browser

For about the last week, browsing the web from Chrome beta, Chrome stable, or firefox causes unusually high cpu usage. It Idles OK, but spikes a fair amount, but loading any page, with or without ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

Certain programs won't open

Ubuntu fails to start the following applications: viz Skype Firefox Thunderbird Chrome When i try opening Mozilla Firefox or Thunderbird it says "Firefox is alresdy running, but not responding . ...
4
votes
3answers
778 views

Chrome/ium rendering problems with Intel Graphics

This is a kinda weird question I don't know what to file it under but this is the behaviour I observe when I try to access pages like facebook (it happened once with google as well. Happens with ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Cannot start Webex session. Java permission issue?

My fingers got ahead of me today and I managed to disable Java for Webex on my machine. (Install details: Ubuntu 12.04 32bit, Chrome 32.0.1700.77, Java v7, update 51, Webex working fine for a year ...
0
votes
3answers
5k views

Can't install google chrome on Ubuntu 12.04

The termial say's package google-chrome-stable needs to be reinstalled but can't find it in the archives. What do I need to do? I keep getting errors.
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Ubuntu - saying your security settings have blocked an application from running with an out-of-date version of java

I have this new problem since 2014 begin. I cant remotely login to this enterprise network for giving them support. Its keep showing this new error. How to fix it please? EDIT:
0
votes
0answers
299 views

WebGL not working neither in Firefox nor Chrome

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and finally managed to install the correct drivers for my nVidia card (using bumblebee) and glxinfo finally shows that I support OpenGL 4.20. So, lastly, for the project I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
144 views

Issue launching Chrubuntu after apparent install

I have an Acer Chromebook C710-2847. I am trying to install Chrubuntu. The main issue that shows up is that while the install runs to an apparent completion, I am never able to actually get to ...
1
vote
1answer
698 views

Open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent

I'm trying to open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent 4.3.1 on Kubuntu 13.10. The problem is that after i click the link, a new notification appears. It says "Examining magnet://..." and will run ...
-1
votes
1answer
470 views

What do these google chrome crash reports mean? [closed]

I've been experiencing crashes from Google Chrome, including application crashes, pepperflash crashes, and the "Aw Snap" page. I have some reports from the terminal, but I have no idea what they mean. ...
1
vote
1answer
138 views

Dash shows a extra chrome icon related to Amazon

In Dash the Chrome icon shows up twice under applications, one that says "Google Chrome" and a non-functional one that reads Amazon.com:J....-Google chrome. I have tried purging the Chrome app yet the ...
3
votes
0answers
578 views

Issues with Chrome: Crashing, “Aw Snap”, and Flash player crashing [closed]

I'm currently using Google Chrome for Ubuntu 12.04.4. My graphics card is an Nvidia Geforce GT 630. I currently use the Nouveau drivers, since the proprietary drivers seemed buggy. Frequently, and ...
2
votes
2answers
65 views

Global keyboard shortcut for new browser tab

I'm coming from OS X and I was using QuickSilver and AppleScripts to create global shortcuts for common actions. One that I used a whole lot was to open a new tab in Chrome and focus the omnibox, ...
11
votes
3answers
5k views

Screen emulation is not available on this page

I just updated google-chrome-stable to version 32.0.1700.77 in my Ubuntu 13.04. I tried to use this renamed feature, now called screen emulation, so I set the resolution to different values, but all ...
1
vote
0answers
157 views

Chromium Kiosk ALMOST done

I have a 12.04 system here with a chromium kiosk. I have it auto logging in and auto starting chromium kiosk mode and incognito to the proper web page. Only this is that we dont want people to be able ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Why do flash games load larger than their boundaries?

Lots of flash games do this. It's like the content is anchored to the top left corner of the Flash element, but the element isn't quite big enough -- so stuff on the right and bottom edges of the game ...