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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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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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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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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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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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I keep getting the "Java plugin out of date" box whenever I open a page with embedded Java.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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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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does Chrome in Ubuntu have “Recent Tabs”?

Ubuntu 12, Chrome 30 As noted here, Chrome has a Recent Tabs feature. But in Ubuntu I don't see that option. Do I need to turn it on or is it just not available? When I search in settings there's no ...
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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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How do I get Chrome App launcher in Ubuntu? [closed]

I am a little confused on how to get the Chrome App Launcher. You should get it at this link, but I can't: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/launcher. Can anyone help? or can anyone suggest an app in ...
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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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Why do I need to use lite mode in the new Google Maps? (Chrome)

I was wondering if I could use the new Google Maps. I have latest stable Chrome and Ubuntu 13.04. I am currently told that I must use lite mode. Under Chrome in Windows 8 on the same machine it works ...
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How come I can't resize Google Chrome's window less than 595px?

For some reason I can not resize Chrome's window to less than 595 px on Ubuntu 12.10. I can resize Firefox's window to 0 px. Also I can resize the Chrome window to a very small size on Windows. This ...
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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 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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An error occurred, please run package manager

I have just upgraded my Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.04. Unfortunately the top bar now has a little red circle with a minus sign in it. When I click it, it opens a box with the ...
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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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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 ...
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Have to run Chrome from 'google-chrome --disable-bundled-ppapi-flash' command to start it after Kernel upgrade

Very recently, my kernel was upgarded from 3.2.0-25-generic to 3.2.0-26-generic through Update Manager. Since then, my google chrome cannot be opened up as usual from Dash Home or command line ...
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How to make chrome history in HUD bigger?

I was looking for a way to enlarge the history - section in the HUD (alt-menu), so that it displays more items from the history and items from longer ago. Thanks!
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Proxy setting under xfce within virtual machine

My Ubuntu is within a virtual machine. When I log in with a ubuntu session, the web browser works fine. But when I log in with a xfce session, the web browser does not work... I try to change proxy ...
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Is there an equivalent to FireShot for Chrome

I love FireShot but it's windows only, I do see that it comes for Chrome as well but still Windows only. Anyone found anything for Chrome on Ubuntu? Related but still FireFox: Is there an equivalent ...
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uvc webcam upside down with google+ gtalk plugin

I've got google talk plugin installed and by default, my UVC webcam is upside down on Google+ Hangout video chat. How can I flip it over? I tried this and it didn't work: ...
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Google-Chrome-stable immediately closes on startup [closed]

Hi I installed and reinstalled google-chrome-stable chrome and chromium from the synaptic package manager. Each time I try to use the browser it closes. When I tried to open the browser from ...
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Can't load some domain

I can't load some domain on my ubuntu 13.04: youtube.com translate.google.com drive.google.com vk.com When I ping them they are responding: PING youtube.com (217.119.79.59) 56(84) bytes of data. ...
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How can I get Amazon Instant Video to work? [duplicate]

I have flash, which seems to have dead ended at 11.2. I have the latest chrome 23.xxx.x..x, but neither of those allow me to watch Amazon Instant video. I can disable pepper, but then the 11.2 on my ...
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Does flash player on Google Chrome support video acceleration with nvidia drivers?

Does Flash player on Google Chrome (11.5) support video acceleration with Nvidia GPUs with the closed source/official drivers from Nvidia?
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Permanently fix Chrome scroll speed

So, I am changing the scroll speed in Ubuntu using this answer: Change mouse wheel scroll speed in Chrome on 12.04 (edit starter bar commandline) Exec=/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome ...
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How to disable mouse scrolltabs ubuntu chrome

When I hover on tabs in chrome and scroll the mouse wheel, the tabs are changing focus. This feature is really annoying for me and i want to turn it off. Any ideas? P.S. The way I usually close an ...
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Google Chrome with GNOME

I've used Windows for a long time, and I'm used to that Maximize, Minimize and Close buttons are on the upper right corner of a window. I fixed that in GNOME. But, it doesn't affect Google Chrome. Is ...
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Google Chrome Kiosk screen does not maximize

I have set up a Chrome Kiosk using a custom session in X to run Google Chrome. It generally runs pretty well except except for a screen size issue. I have a "chrome.desktop" session file saved in ...
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How To Get Browser To Open From Same Folder?

I don't know how to make the title any more clear. Let me give an example - When I want to add an image to an article on my blog, I click "Browse" button in the image uploader, and then upload the ...
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Chrome App Icon is in low-resolution during the application switch

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 and using Google Chrome (not Chromium). I just want to use the "app" feature in chrome and I created application shortcuts for Gmail, Google Calendar, and things like that. ...
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How do I play mov files in Chrome?

I am trying to play the videos on this site: http://ipa.group.shef.ac.uk/symbols.php But the screen is just black. When I try to open them in Movie Player it buffers from 0%-100% seven or eight times ...