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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Fonts too small in Chrome in 12.04

I'm having trouble getting fonts to display at the correct size in Chrome. Here is a side-by-side of Firefox and Chrome on the same system (Chrome left, Firefox right), and another shot from my Mac. ...
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Native Client Chrome Games

So I've been trying to run some chrome applications that make use of Google's new technology of native client on my new desktop computer. They all give me errors when attempting to start the game. One ...
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Why does Google Chrome not show websites' correct fonts?

I just did a fresh install of 11.10, and installed Google Chrome. For many sites it does not display the correct font (it shows the fall-back font instead). Both Chromium and Firefox show fonts ...
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Running gmail on chrome in a separate icon on docky?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with docky. I use Google Chrome as a default web browser. Is there any way that Docky has a separate launcher like "gmail" with the icon and when I click it, a gmail is ...
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Unable to play Rubik's Cube game on Google Doodle in Chrome for Ubuntu [closed]

I'm unable to play Rubik's Cube game on Google Doodle in Chrome for Ubuntu. It says I need the lastest version of Chrome to play, but I already updated everything and it still doesn't work. What could ...
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Page titles disapeared from chrome tabs after upgrading to 13.10

After upgrading my Ubuntu to 13.10, Chrome is not showing titles of websites in tabs (only favicons). Any idea whats wrong?
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Why does Chrome not stay as the default browser in Xubuntu 13.04?

If I go to Settings Manager > Preferred Applications and make Chrome (or chromium-browser; there are entries for both!) the default browser, then logout or reboot and come back, the default browser is ...
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Chrome is not running in background

"Continue running background apps" is checked. There is no Chrome entry in Startup applications. This command didn't work: google-chrome --no-startup-window Everybody is complaining how to disable ...
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Why does Firefox and Chrome keep crashing? [closed]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu, installing 12.04. For a week or so everything was fine then the browsers kept crashing. Chrome constantly keeps giving me the "aw snap" window, there is no ...
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Why doesn't Chrome or Firefox auto-highlight the address bar?

In Windows, when you click on the address bar, it automatically highlights all of the web address so you can enter another one without having to drag across everything. I've noticed that it doesn't do ...
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Auto-selected text in a browser address bar

In windows when I click the address bar in Chrome or Firefox, or the search box in Firefox, all existing text is selected automatically and if I type something it is typed in a black text area. But ...
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CTRL+F5 in Google Chrome in XFCE

I have installed Ubuntu with unity by default, but compiz + java develop is less then sufficient with a ATI graphic card, so, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package. The problem is: In Google chrome ...
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google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb file could not be opened?

I am using 64 bit ubuntu 11.10. I am trying to install the google chrome web browser by downloading "google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb" file but when i try to open it by using ubuntu software ...
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Cross-browser bookmark sync?

Is there a way for me to sync bookmarks between Firefox and Chrome on several different Ubuntu machines? Edit: Even willing to run something on my own web server if that makes a difference.
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Error when trying to install Google Chrome [duplicate]

I have problems when trying to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu Software Center and Terminal. On Ubuntu Software Center On Terminal How do I install Google Chrome? UPDATE I have tried sudo ...
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Enable urlbar's “One click selects all” in chromium

I hate the "normal way of browsing" in linux that forces you to triple click to select the whole navigation bar content. I can easily change this in Firefox's about:config changing the boolean to ...
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Torrent magnet links open new window but not transmission

I've installed Ubuntu and Lubuntu a few times now and some of those times I've had the following problem, which I currently have. When I click a torrent magnet link in Chrome (usually from Pirate ...
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Chrome tab syncing across devices not working

I've found this guide to sync Chrome tabs across devices and I enabled sync on both devices. Nothings happening though when I enabled tab sync on my PC and Notebook. How do I open the tabs from one ...
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Cannot Update Java plugin for Google Chrome

I keep getting the "Java plugin out of date" box whenever I open a page with embedded Java. I use the link provided, which has no auto-install. I've unzipped the tarball into /usr/lib/jvm/. I've used ...
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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 ...
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Can you use the new beta Adobe Flash 10.2 in Google Chrome

Just wondering is it possible to use the latest Adobe Flash build (10.2) in Google Chrome? And what are the steps to achieve this?
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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"?
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Why am I getting 'package cannot be authenticated' errors for google-chrome?

My Precise machine was previously working fine, but now when I update from update-manager or the terminal I get an error about being unable to authenticate google-chrome.
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Change mouse wheel scroll speed in Chrome on 12.04 (edit starter bar commandline)

I want to increase the mouse wheel scroll speed in Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04. I've read How can I change the mouse's wheel scroll rate?, I'm on Unity though, how can I edit the commandline ...
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Flash stopped working on Chrome

I upgraded my system to Ocelot from Narwhal and Flash stopped working on Chrome, the plugin is installed on the Software Center, I removed it and installed it thrice but still, no Flash support on ...
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Activate Chrome native notifications

I'm trying to get native notifications to work using Google Chrome (or Chromium) on Ubuntu, but no luck so far. Things I've tried already: Libnotify Notifications in Chrome I've runned install.sh ...
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Reset all Google Chrome settings on Ubuntu

I enabled some experimental features in Chrome (using the about:flags page), and I'm trying to reinstall it completely (since it has begun to malfunction in various ways - for example, flash applets ...
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How to detect flash process in Google Chrome?

I'am using this script -- lightsOn, to delay screensaver when flash playing. However, the script provides only the Chromuim way: flash_process=`pgrep -lfc "chromium-browser --type=plugin ...
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Chrome in Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

It seems like Chrome isn't ready for Ubuntu 12.10 yet, as you get the error when trying to install it, should I install Chromium instead, or just stick with Firefox for a bit? The only problem is, I ...
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Can I use the same built in flash library from Chrome in Firefox?

Chrome comes with flash support by default, Firefox does not. If I use both on my system is there a way to use the library responsible displaying flash content in Chrome to do the same in Firefox?
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Filetype icon not being displayed when downloading something in Chrome

Whenever I download something in Chrome, the little icon in the center of the download that shows the file type icon, around which there's the download progress bar, isn't displayed. If that sounds ...
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Is it possible to install an app from Google Chrome Web Store like Angry Birds so that it is available to all users?

I use Google Chrome at home and recently I installed AngryBirds from the webstore but to my surprise it wasn't available on my wife's account. Is it possible to install Chrome apps such that they are ...
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How can I change the Google Chrome webapp icon?

So I've got the AskUbuntu chatroom (I'm just using this as an example, I've got other webapps that I've got the same issue with) saved as a "Application Shortcut" in Chromium, and the icon is really ...
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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:
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upgraded to 13.04 now getting JREDetection "Your security settings have blocked an untrusted application from running

I upgraded Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 upgraded java to 1.8.0-ea-b118 and still cannot run my application to connect to my office. I have checked all the options and spent all day looking for hits on this ...
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How can I keep a full-screen Chrome Flash player when Chrome loses focus? 13.04

When I use a Flash video that has a full-screen function, I would like to be able to allow another program to get focus and have the Flash video stay full-screen. I'm using Chrome 27.0.1453.110 ...
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YouTube will not play in Firefox or Chrome on fresh 12.04 install

First of all let me state I am new to Ubuntu and the Linux platform all together. I decided to install on an older PC (Pentium 3) to get some use out of it. Everything seems to have installed fine ...
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I installed Chrome as root; why can't I run it either as root or normal user?

I installed Google Chrome while logged in as the root user but couldn't open it as root. I then logged in via a normal user and tried to start Google Chrome but again, nothing happens. I am not ...
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Why are some online forms unable to submit?

I've been having a lot of problems regarding networking on my Ubuntu laptop. From Windows, everything works fine. When I wire directly into the modem, it works fine, but when I am on my wireless ...
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How to get rid of bookmarks in synced Chromium

I'm using three Ubuntu systems in an irregular pattern, and since I use Chrome/Chromium anyway and have a Google account, I decided to make my life a bit easier and sync them. Now I am having a ...
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Download manager for chrome in Kubuntu?

How can I integrate kget into google chrome? Alternatively what other good download managers are there for chrome that will work in Kubuntu? thanks
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How to revert to Chrome/Chromium 14 (because 15 is slow?)?

Is anyone else finding Chrome/Chromium 15 slow? My specific situation involves a page of thumbnails (where the thumbnail is actually the full image resized using width= and height= ); clicking the ...
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Downloads from Chrome or any shortcut from Places menu opens with Evince

When I try to open a file that has been downloaded from Chrome, or any folder in the menu bar "Places", evince opens with an error. The error does not occur when I open a file with a particular ...
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How Do I Export Pages from Browser with Embedded Hyperlinks?

Made a sad discovery today. I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. My client is in the ad business and she had a marketing competition task for me. She wanted me to visit websites of the competitors, and export the ...
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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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How to prevent the “Flash is required” popup from showing in Firefox and Chrome?

Flash is not, and will not be installed, so Firefox and Chrome (and others) nag me with the flash popup that it is not installed and is needed for certain websites. How do I block or prevent browsers ...
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Pages are visually corrupted in Chrome

Pages are loading fine in Chrome, but then some kind of jitter appears. It happens on pages with and without Flash. I'm on Ubuntu 13.04 with Intel HD 3000 video card. How do can I figure out what's ...
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`google-chrome` freezes upon launching - DBus.Error

While trying to launch google-chrome from terminal, it launches successfully but shows the following: emre@emre:~$ google-chrome [9258:9283:0205/003113:ERROR:object_proxy.cc(608)] Failed to get name ...
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All Browsers Crashing on Ubuntu 12.04

This is a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, all browsers crash, especially when using Google Mail or Google Drive / Docs. I am using Google Chrome Version 23.0.1271.97 and Chromium Version 23.0.1271.64 ...
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Stop Google Chrome being the default browser in Lubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set the Default Browser from the Command Line? Due to an issue presented here I was inclined to use Google Chrome instead of Chromium. I have set Firefox as the ...