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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How do I get WatchESPN to work?

I've tried Chromium, Chrome, and Firefox. I've tried various flash players (including Adobe Flash). I'm logged in through my cable provide. Still, no dice. I see some very old posts about ...
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Chrome screen distorted in places

Please refer to following 3 images. Screen is not rendered correctly on mouse hover. The display gets corrected as long as I move the mouse again - so this problem is more of an annoyance, than ...
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Tearing only in Google Chrome

I am using Xubuntu 15.04 and GeForce GT 630. Also I am using this hack https://github.com/chjj/compton/wiki/vsync-guide (last point) and nvidia drivers 355.11 to prevent tearing in Xfce. Everything ...
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Is it possible to create new user profile by using command line for Chrome?

For automation purpose, is it possible to create new user profile for Google Chrome using terminal? Also, after creation of new user profile can we start chrome with the created one?
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install vmrc.so plugin for Chrome

I want to install VMWare-VMRC plugin for chrome, I downloaded VMware-VMRC.x86_64.bundle, and follow the installer, built the /opt/google/chrome/plugins directory and a np-vmware-vmrc-5.5.0-1280474.so ...
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Chrome doesn't read window manager config in XFCE

When I launch Chrome in Mate it will read the window manager config and behave accordingly, meaning when it draws it's own window border it will honor the window button order and focus-follows-mouse ...
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How to change the Launcher icon of a Chrome app

A installed a Chrome app, ran it and locked it to the Launcher to run it easily in the future. PROBLEM: I don't like its icon. QUESTION: How to change the icon of a Chrome app? See also: How to ...
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Videos/Music not playing on firefox/chrome

Complete ubuntu novice, Youtube videos buffer and show the start of adverts but won't unpause from the start, soundcloud also won't play Restarted my PC and it worked for one video then stopped again. ...
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Chrome or Chromium retry corrupted/incomplete download file functionality

Is there any functionality available in Chrome or Chromium browser mentioned below: Retry corrupted/incomplete download (from the time it is left) Sometimes because of network ...
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Ads by LaSuperba showing on every browser

A few days ago an ad "Powered by LaSuperba" is showing on every broser of my Ubuntu 14.04. My main browser is google-chrome, but it happens on Firefox and Opera aswell. I noticed that it doesn't ...
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Hiding mouse after being few seconds idle on X display

I have a kiosk application running on Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 with Google Chrome and X display (xorg and xsession). Currently I have some script to hide the mouse after 2 seconds of being idle and ...
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Chromebook xfce4 Chrome OS removal

So i just recently got Xfce4 onto my acer c720 chromebook and im wondering if there's any way to remove chrome os and use xfce only. Any ideas? i have a terabyte external. Im also kind of new to doing ...
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google chrome is not working

installed Google chrome on my laptop. when i try to launch it nothing happens. When i run the command google-chrome i get following output, ...
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Graphical artifact in Chrome and Chromium

Since today I encounter weird graphical artifact when using Chromium ( makes it unusable). It does not happen in Firefox or any other application. Here is a screenshot : (Not visible in the ...
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How to start Citrix client in Chrome/Chromium?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (64) and Chromium 43.0.2357.81. But when I log in to the customer, the file launch.ica is downloaded but the Citrix app doesn't start automatically. But if I go to the drive, ...
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No WebGL support for Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04

The 2 solutions/workarounds I found searching askubuntu didn't work so far. Going to chrome://flags and enabling Override software rendering list didn't work. Also, starting Google Chrome with ...
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Error with Google splash screen in Google Chrome

I'm running up-to-date Google Chrome on my 14.04. When I open any website typing URL it works just fine. However, searching from address bar for any query I'm stuck with (I presume) Google privacy ...
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[1:9]'Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected Identifier' Chrome

While trying to play Agar.io I get: [1:9]'Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected Identifier' This isn't happening on my Windows PC, and it only started today. I tried to wipe chrome with: sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Google Chrome 45.0.2454.93 No sound

When using Google Chrome there is no sound (youtube, vimeo, facebook, flash and etc.) In Mozilla the sound is working as it should!
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Switching between windows or tabs doesn't finish

When I switch between windows or tabs (Chrome, PHPStorm), the rendering of the page doesn't complete. It looks like the screenshot below and only changes when I resize the window or scroll down. ...
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How to set up Google Chromium API Keys?

Recently got Chromium 47.0.2503.0 (Developer Build) Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit) downloaded and installed, but having a hard time setting up the Chromium API Keys I'm following the guide on the chromium ...
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QR code not loading in any of the browsers!

There are some sites which are not loading properly in any of the browser like FireFox, Chrome and Opera, specifically those sites which loads QR code like Portal, Whatsapp and some other sites like ...
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restarting custom kiosk service with cronjob

I have a google chrome kiosk set on top of Ubuntu Server 14.04.3. What I want to do is to restart the kiosk every day at midnight. As a test I set a cronjob to restart the kiosk every minute in order ...
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Difference between 'google-chrome-stable' and 'google-chrome' binaries

There are two binaries in my /usr/bin directory, google-chrome and google-chrome-stable. I wonder if both belongs to the same package. $ ls /usr/bin/ | grep google google-chrome google-chrome-stable ...
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Install/Enable Adobe Flash Player debug version in Ubuntu 14.04 for Firefox (if possible for Chrome too)

I found many different solutions similar to each other on the web, but obviously they are outdated. It's suggested to download the flash player from here https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer (Nothing ...
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How to install adobe flash player in ubutu 15.04 LTS for google chrome? [duplicate]

I tried to install it directly from the software center but on installing it I got this message in the terminal Package adobe-flashplugin is not available, but is referred to by another package. ...
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How do I change the mapping of indices to Google accounts in Chrome?

I have three Google accounts that I use regularly; one for personal use, one as a /dev/null for junk mail, and one as my work address. I share a single set of bookmarks across all three, and one ...
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Long running kiosk application eats up memory without freeing it

I've a long running application built with PHP/HTML/CSS3/JS running on Chrome on a Ubuntu Server 14.04.03. I've set everything up to make it work and let it run for some days. I've noticed something ...
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Notification adware on Chrome

I remember visiting thecustomizewindows . com and clicking on some kind of pop up. I didn't install any new extensions recently, though I'm not sure exactly how I got this. How can I get rid of ...
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Reducing Chrome GPU CPU usage

I read carefully the Why does chrome use excessive amounts of CPU? But I'm not familiar specifically to the item ; Switching to integrated GPU solves the high CPU issue for me. I have the following ...
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My Google Hangouts is crashing on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on LightDM

My system is an i7 3820 with 32gb of ram. I do have my system on a 5 disk raid5 mdadm array. My problem is that Google hangouts crashes when I do video streaming (sometimes). I recently installed ...
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How can I identify different Chrome windows when using the “Continue where you left off” -option (to use in wmctrl)?

I am using several Chrome windows (3-5) with many open tabs on each and I am using "On startup" > "Continue where you left off" settings. The problem is, when I start the chrome, all the windows are ...
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why does google talk work with firefox but not with chrome

I have switched to Chrome because Firefox gets stopped with scripts not working (I don't know how to fix that issue). Chrome is OK except that google talk doesn't work. I would have to use hangout ...
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Configure proxy for Chrome on xubuntu for school

I need to configure a proxy for google chrome, because we use this for school. The proxy looks something like this: http://pol*************.edu.au/b***.p** It is easy in firefox, I just set it to ...
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Chrome: Adobe flash player right click to watch?

For some reason, I have to right-click and "run this plugin" in Chrome to play video/streams.. What is the reason for this? Happened all of a sudden. How do I disable it so it just runs? I'm on ...
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Touchscreen Support in Chrome

This is kind of a duplicate of Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04) but although the advice given there did get it to work it really made my touchpad support wonky. Here's the output of running ...
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Kubuntu -> Chrome and Firefox Tab and bookmarks fonts are really tiny

How do you make them bigger? Things I did today. I had a monitor go black today, loaded nvidia management to correct this problem, also adjusted monitors via window management. Not sure if those ...
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Chrome using more than 100% CPU on YouTube?

I'am new to Ubuntu and I'am trying the 14.04 LTS version. When I am seeing any video on Chrome, my computer suddenly gets real slow, so I opened Chrome's task manager... Why is this happening? ...
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Installed Kubuntu now Chrome and Firefox fonts are chunky

I installed Kubuntu/KDE on my 15.04 install to see what it was like, and now my fonts in Chrome, Firefox, Filezilla, VLC, and a few others are this KDE-looking squarish, blockier font. It's not like ...
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Cannot login with cable provider information for TV websites

I'm not very knowledgeable regarding Ubuntu, so I'm not sure about the version number or if that is even relevant. I have been trying to watch episodes on the Adult Swim website, but when I try to do ...
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Webcam light turned on randomly for a while

I am using cinnamon desktop over ubuntu 14.04 and at the time when my webcam light flashed for a while my system was freezing because I had too many tabs opened on chrome and was trying to access ...
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Google Chrome - Stupid Profile could not be opened correctly error

I am wondering if someone might be able to help me out. I suddenly (well I believe it happened after some ubuntu system updates recently) have issues when going into Chrome with it complaining profile ...
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Disable Alt shortcuts in Chromium

I would like to use ALT+code to write special characters in Chromium (when I write emails for instance), because I write in French on an English keyboard. Annoyingly, it seems that Chromium has ...
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How can i run tor through chrome on linux?

I need to use Tor with Chrome but all the tutorials are for windows, the only one for Ubuntu involve having the vidalia manager but the tor bundles i download dind't come with it.Does anyone know how ...
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No sound in Chrome

I have sound using opera and firefox. The flashplayer is enabled, but when I wanna play youtube videos or videos posted on youtube, google chrome is silent. Why is this? Might be the flash player: ...
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Weird conflicts with Chrome

I'm running 14.04. I have Chrome installed and when I try to install Redshift through the software center, I get "the following items will be removed" prompt and there are three items: ...
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How to insert a tab character in a chrome text field? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 for reference I want to know how to insert a tab character in a text field I'm typing in in Chrome.
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Slow internet on chrome and firefox

I am getting extermely slow internet speeds(20-30 KBps) while downloading from chrome and firefox. While using transmission and wget I am getting 220-230 KBps. On speedtest.net I am getting 3 mbps ...
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U15.04 browsers crash on file download

Both of my browsers, Chrome (Version 45.0.2454.85 (64-bit)) and Firefox (40.0.3), crash when I try to download any file from any site. Using 15.04 on a thinkpad T61. Tried deleting ...
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Why do I keep getting “Unable to access the network” when using Chrome?

This only happens in Chrome, Firefox works just fine. $ uname -a Linux xxxxxxx 3.19.0-26-generic #28-Ubuntu SMP Tue Aug 11 14:16:32 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ cat /etc/lsb-release ...