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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Weak security SHA-1 SSL error in chrome on some sites after installing ubuntu 14.04

I installed a old Ubuntu ISO 14.04 Trusty, May be it was downloaded in 2015. I keep getting SHA-1 weak security error while using slack when Slack actually uses SHA-2. This site uses weak ...
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“google-chrome-stable depends on libstdc++6 (>= 4.8.0); however: Version of libstdc++6 on system is 4.6.3-1ubuntu5.”

I am trying to install google-chrome-stable on a fresh ubuntu 12.04 installation. I run the following commands wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb sudo dpkg ...
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Start Google Chrome in background on boot

How can I start Google Chrome at boot in the background, i.e. not opening an entire window?
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Getting error while running sudo apt-get update

Whenever I am running $ sudo apt-get update, I am getting the following error. $ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://archive....
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How to get rid of google chrome keyring

I have recently switched from firefox to google chrome on Ubuntu 16.04. The keyring application is really starting to annoy me. It keeps prompting me for password for no apparent reason. Also ...
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Chrome white page after scrolling [on hold]

I'm using Google Chrome in Ubuntu 16.04 with two screens and I don't have any graphic card. I don't understand why while I scroll down through the mouse wheel, sometimes the page becomes white and I ...
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Google Chrome will not exit fullscreen mode

I am running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10, have latest stable google-chrome version 30.0.1599.114-1. Whenever I enter fullscreen mode by pressing F11, it would not allow me to exit this mode by pressing F11. ...
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Website video slow/choppy; somehow fixed it briefly on Chrome (but not on Firefox), but problem resumed on restart

Watching video content on any website (YouTube, news sites, TV sites etc) the picture is slow/choppy, not at all smooth. The sound is fine. I'm mainly using Chrome, which has the latest Flash enabled. ...
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How To Prevent Zoom in Chromium

Condition: Artifact zoom CTRL-+/- by keyboard and touchpad Support: prevention discussed first time in 2009 here about How to turn off Zoom on Chrome Proposal: Prevent Zoom by touchpad/keyboard in the ...
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When I watch a video online the screen turns off after a few minutes

in some sites when I watch a movie in a browser and I don't touch the computer the screen turns off. In other sites like Youtube I don't have that problem. I tried using caffeine but I don't like the ...
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Where does chromedriver install to?

I've executed sudo apt-get install chromium-chromedriver for selenium, but which chromedriver does not return anything.
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Weblink redirection to site from pdf

While opening a PDF in evince and click any web link on that PDF it is not redirecting to the site on UBUNTU 12.04. My default browser is google chrome. I have updated it recently. In terminal a error ...
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How to increase text size systemwide including browsers ubuntu?

I have a new laptop which is 1920x1080 width(15') . The thing is text size in display is very small which puts a strain on my eyes. I changed the text size inside ubuntu through system settings-> ...
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Chrome standalone for linux (no root) [duplicate]

Since i don't have root user password, is there anyway to install google chrome with it's dependencies ? (64 Bit)
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Ctrl+F4 doesn't work in KDE for Firefox / Chrome / Chromium

I observed that the shortcut for closing a tab in Firefox/Chrome/Chromium (Ctrl+F4) doesn't work on KDE. It seems it is being intercepted by KWin. Is there any fix or workaround for this problem?
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I cant install Google Chrome on Ubuntu | Can't run file

I want to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu but I am not been able to do so. I know there are answers for my question on other posts but they didn't solve my problem. Problem is that after I ...
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How to install Google Chrome?

How do you install Google Chrome on Ubuntu?
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Google Chrome and Chromium turn white randomly after browsing for sometime

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit and Google Chrome is my default browser. My computer has a Intel core i3 processor and 3GB of RAM. Chrome turns white RANDOMLY while browsing and have to reload the page ...
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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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Open/Upload file Dialogue - make file preview larger

I work in Chrome a lot and do a lot of meme type image uploads from Chrome for a Page that I admin. Frequently, I can't read the text on the image previews I'm looking at in the upload dialogue box. ...
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How to add Chrome Apps to the Ubuntu Launcher with icons

In previous versions of Ubuntu / Chromium, I was able to use the 'create shortcuts' feature for Chrome Apps. It would create an icon in the Ubuntu launcher, giving a native experience. Currently ...
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Whatsapp Web QR code not loading on Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use the service https://web.whatsapp.com/ on Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Dual boot Windows 8.1). But the QR code that needs to be scanned by the Whatsapp mobile app is not ...
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Ubuntu suddenly broke audio, apt-get and flash

I was using my computer normally until I noticed something wasn't right and I rebooted it. Then I couldn't browse webs with flash with chrome, couldn't load an HTML5 video from youtube. When I try to ...
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How to install google chrome to watch netflix in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I tried to install google chrome for ubuntu users from my Firefox web browser, but that did'nt work
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Cant install chrome no matter what I try. DPKG keeps returning errors

This is the code I ran: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser This is the error I keep getting: dpkg: error processing package network-manager (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent ...
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Chrome webgl issue

Guys I know it seems a duplicated issue but I read the previous answers and none of them worked for me so I opened this issue here. I use ubuntu 16.04 nvdia drivers 361 (recommended) and google ...
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Annoying flickering in 16.04 LTS - Chrome

I've upgraded from 4.4.0 to 4.4.8 and then 4.5.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit, and it's still happening. At 4.5.2 it's even more frequent, and mainly in Chrome (haven't tried firefox or opera just yet)...
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How to open mp4 with Chrome?

You know, we can drag the mp4 movie to Chrome to play it. I want to open it with Chrome as default. But I can't find google-chrome at the "Other Application", as I can find the Firefox there. How ...
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firefox on ubuntu 16.04 lts freezes scroll [closed]

good day Seems my problem, or bug stand still I will post it I was using firefox, one windows, and google chrome Suddenly it stopped scrolling and no error appeared At that time I opened chromium and ...
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Scroll reverts to top or bottom of page after click

I'm having trouble with the scroll position on a website resetting after a click. If I scroll down (using a touchpad) on a webpage in Chrome to the middle of a page then middle click to open a link in ...
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Is scrolling down Facebook web page causes high CPU usage normal?

CPU: Intel i5-2400 RAM: 8GB (dual channel) No graphic card I've tried the command below but it didn't work for me. sudo echo > "options drm_kms_helper poll=N" > /etc/modprobe.d/local.conf ...
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How do I get CraveTV to work in Ubuntu?

I have Netflix running perfectly in Ubuntu and Chrome but I am unable to get my Cravetv (A Canadian Netflix like service by Bell)to work, how do I get it running? My Specs i3 4 gigs ram intel 4000 ...
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Ubuntu doesn't display fonts properly on some sites like Facebook

I had the same issue on OpenSUSE. ms fonts is installed. Tried with the following 2 browsers: Firefox Chrome
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Chrome launcher icon right click menu doesn't show option for opening new window

I installed google-chrome-stable by following instructions from here. When I right click on the Chrome launcher icon, It doesn't show options like 'Open a new window' or 'Open icognito window. It just ...
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Help, white-screen with youtube on chrome

I'm using 64-bit ubuntu 12.04LTS on my laptop a sony vaio e-series dual-booting it alongside windows 8.1... i use google chrome but my problem is that sometimes when i watch youtube videos when i go ...
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install google-chrome isnt working, why? [duplicate]

I am currently using ubuntu 16.04 The weird thing is, I have installed google chrome in my laptop using ubuntu 14.04 and worked perfectly. Somehow I just installed ubuntu 16.04 into my desktop and ...
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Unable to start Google Chrome 51.0.2704.84 on 14.04.4 64 bit

I am unable to run Chrome 51.0.2704.84 with Xvfb on Ubuntu 14.04.4, 64 bit. I have installed this VM on Windows 7 host with Vagrant and Virtualbox as provider. Virtualbox Version: v5.0.20 r106931. ...
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Google Chrome mouse accuracy bug - 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I installed Google Chrome from the official repository http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main While using it I noticed a strange bug - when I focused on Desktop ( CTRL - SUPER - D ) and ...
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WebDriverError: unknown error: Chrome failed to start: exited abnormally

What i'm trying to achieve Successfully run my protractor tests on headless chrome on Ubuntu 14 non gui. Set up Using multiple reference pages I have managed to successfully install: Xvfb Chrome ...
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performance issues in chrome when using it fullscreen with compton

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 14.04 and I've installed compton to fix the xreen tearing issue, however that gave me problems with chrome when using it in full window, like webpages constantly freezing. what ...
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No sound from Chrome, sound works fine in Firefox etc (13.10)

I'm running 13.10 (all up-to-date) on a Lenovo laptop with a Griffin iMic USB audio device. Though I occasionally have to use the Pulse Audio volume control tool to re-select the iMic, it works ...
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Chrome graphical glitches with AMD Catalyst proprietary driver [closed]

Same exact issue as Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver. Graphical glitching happens periodically, maybe triggered by flash/javascript-heavy pages? I'm pretty ...
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Cannot resize Chome app icon on Unity desktop

When I add a Chrome app to the Unity desktop, the Icon is huge and I cannot resize it: i.e. when I right-click on the Icon and select Resize Icon..., I see the resize-handles, but dragging will not ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop - PAM Authentication failure

With my Chrome Remote Desktop installation, Remote Assistance works just fine. However, Remote Connection fails with the error message: The access code is invalid. Please try again I run Ubuntu 16....
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Key uses weak digest algorithm

I'am getting this kind of message while updating my ubuntu 16.04 LTS: W: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Signature by key 4CCA1EAF950CEE4AB83976DCA040830F7FAC5991 uses ...
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How do you cancel an installation of Chromium web browser in unbuntu?

I downloaded chrome from the preloaded firefox browser and deleted it to replace it with chromium web browser from the software center because chrome was from a third party. The Chromium installation ...
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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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How do you remove Chrome and references to MyWay

I want to remove Remove Search.myway.com from my Chrome browser. So I removed the Chrome browser from my Ubuntu 16.04 and then installed it again. Sad to say, the new installation of Chrome was ...
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Scrolling issues with chrome

So I recently started using Ubuntu (16.04) over Windows on my Thinkpad Yoga 14. Everything is working perfectly and I'm loving it so far but, I've been using Chrome my whole life and now when I try to ...