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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chrome loads then immediatly dissapears

I just put ubuntu on my chromebook in order to be able to do my math homework. Its a program called adaptive math practice by carnegie learning. I log on to my student site, click on the link. Then, ...
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Chrome Notifications indicator not showing

Chrome Notifications indicator not showing. Package libappindicator1 is installed. I remember having notifications in the past, I haven't paid much attention to it, so I might have disabled it(via gui ...
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Regional language not working on google chrome only

I had installed malayalam language keyboard (from keyboard layout settings in systemsettings) in Ubuntu on my Dell laptop. and I can type malayalm language in any window or application except google ...
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Installing Chrome for 32 bit linux Ubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

Trying to install Chrome for 32 bit Linux, I am currently running Ubuntu 13.10, and have gotten it to install, but am clueless as to how to get it to run from the terminal. I am doing this because I ...
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Google Chrome not rendering webpages correctly

I am facing some serious web page rendering issues with Chrome. It is more prominent during javascript based animations and stuff on websites like youtube. I have tried removing chrome using (sudo ...
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Dependency Problems installing Google Chrome package due to xdg-utils error

Trying to install Google Chrome on my fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install. I have run a full apt-get upgrade and apt-get update on this system before installing Chrome. I downloaded the 32-bit deb package from ...
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How to fix missing libudev.so.0 for Chrome to start again?

Trying to start chrome yields in following error on the command line: /opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Chrome crash when trying to see a Youtube video using Adobe Flash [on hold]

Every time I visit Youtube on Chrome the page crashes, not just that Flash player has crashed message, the whole page crashes and says nothing about what the problem was caused by. I have Chrome ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Google Chrome is not showing window

Just installed google chrome from deb it is in the launcher but when i click it - there is no visible window for it i tried reinstalling through apt-get - no luck i started it from terminal ...
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Chromium/Chrome not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to my Dell Inspiron with Intel Core i7. Everything is OK except the Chromium. I completed the installation successfully from the Software Center. However when I ...
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RAM usage in Chrome

I run quite a few windows and tabs open is Chrome on a regular basis and while on Ubuntu it seems to seriously bog my system down. 4gb ram and 4gb swap. This laptop is dual booted with Windows 8.1 ...
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Chrome/Chromium causes laggy touchpad on lubuntu 14.04 at MacBook

I'm running Lubuntu at quite an old MacBook (6.1). Trying to keep it up-to-date so for the moment it's 14.04. Several months ago (after one of the updates) a strange problem arose: at a random moment ...
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Google Chrome install problem [duplicate]

My computer is a Lenovo IdeaPad U410 Touch with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to install Chrome. When I tried to install Google Chrome I was asked what download package to choose: 32 bit deb (for ...
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Turn off trackpad scroll “momentum”

So when I flick my fingers while scrolling on my trackpad, the page continues to scroll even after my fingers have left it. I don't like this, however, because then when I switch to a different tab in ...
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Google Chrome window is off center when maximized [on hold]

As you can see in the picture, the google chrome window is shifted to the right. The options menu is partially off-screen and the left side is glitched out. For reference, here's how a centered, ...
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Google Chrome does not open

When I click on the Google Chrome icon from the launcher it does not open. I tried searching in the dash and clicking on its icon but it does not open at all. I tried the terminal as well, like this: ...
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How to assign an icon to a Google Chrome app?

Is there any way to assign a new icon to a Google Chrome app like Hangouts? I have a hangout icon in my icon app but how am I supposed to use it? Currently, when I open a Chrome app, it loads another ...
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How to change chrome bookmark bar font sizes

Is there a way to change the font size of chrome web browser bookmark bar on Linux? it does't vary with zoom out and zoom in options.
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Chrome embed VLC Player couldn't playback MP4

I trying to embed vlc player in chrome to playback mp4 video, but with no success. What I did: 1) Installed VLC player sudo apt-get install vlc. 2) Visit chrome://plugins, disabled VLC ...
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How to add different keyring password for google chrome only in ubuntu

Google chrome saves password in gnome keyring and I want to secure it with different password instead of log in password. In passwords and keys application, there is a folder named Login which ...
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Google Chrome won't launch [on hold]

Google chrome won't launch from its icon or from the terminal. Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS google-chrome-stable version 36.0.1985.143-1 What the terminal spits out when I try to run google-chrome-stable: ...
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Google chrome not working in ubuntu server (Karma)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 I trying to run the TEST $ ./scripts/test.sh but I am getting Starting Karma Server (http://karma-runner.github.io) ...
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How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?

How do you install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?
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Ubuntu 14.04 - PDFs with forms create black bars on some pages

I've been working with PDFs with forms, and recently I've had some issues with a set of character sheets for D&D; they come with forms so that you can save your character digitally, but when I use any ...
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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 do I downgrade google chrome?

Presumably after an update, google chrome has very serious problems with page rendering. I want to downgrade it. (Switching to vmlinuz.old and initrd.img.old did not help). $ apt-cache policy ...
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Google Chrome touchscreen - right-click gets stuck

I'm having some problems with Google Chrome and my touchscreen in Ubuntu 14.04. Basic touchscreen usage works fine, but if I double-tap on the touchscreen (the gesture for a right-click, as far as I ...
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Google Chrome proxy settings?

When I try to set Google Chrome's proxy settings (on chrome://linux-proxy-config/), I get the following message: When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system ...
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How to change bgcolor of active tab in chrome/chromium?

This question complements the question How to change web browser's tab bar background color or image? It seems changing the whole tab bar bgcolor is not difficult, but how about changing the bgcolor ...
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How to clean up windows in Chromium

I've been experimenting with Xubuntu and I noticed something a little strange when using Chromium. Due to Chromium's unique "tab" feature, you essentially have a duplicate title bar that uses extra ...
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How do I update the IcedTea Plugin on 12.10?

Whenever I open up the page http://www.runescape.com/game.ws? in google chrome I get the notice, "IcedTea was blocked because it is out of date" and gives me the two options of updating it or running ...
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Context menu on Chrome turns blank when mouse is over

I am using Ubuntu GNOME and when I am on Google Chrome the context menu turns blank when the cursor is over an option. Only Google Chrome has this issue. Here a screenshot: I have tested on Unity, ...
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Which Google Chrome version should I install for my system?

The computer is a Toshiba Satellite system, and it was left here by an old roommate who destroyed the Windows 7 operating system. He repaired it by installing Ubuntu on it. We are in desperate need of ...
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How do I get OK Google to work on Google Chrome and be Always On?

Version 37.0.2062.76 beta (64-bit) installed, can't get Ok Google to turn on. I've done google searches on how to get this to work but nothing seems to be working for me. Does anyone have this working ...
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How to remove Google Chrome error popup - “your preferences cannot be read…” on Ubuntu?

Since past few days, whenever I start Google Chrome, I have been getting this popup error message saying "your preferences cannot be read..." I haven't faced any issues in normal browser usage, but I ...
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dpkg google-chrome corrupt invalid status

I can't get this to resolve itself, can I get some help? Setting up google-chrome-stable (34.0.1847.116-1) ... update-alternatives: error: /var/lib/dpkg/alternatives/google-chrome corrupt: invalid ...
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Error “shockwave flash has crashed ” google chrome ubuntu 14.04.1

I can not watch videos on twitch because shockwave flash crashes. I tried to disable the flash in the plugins but I only seen one Flash plugin. Before when I used 12.10, I saw 3 plugins for Flash, ...
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How do I enable Emacs keybindings in Google Chrome?

Can anyone tell me how to enable Emacs keybind on Chrome? I found some links but they are either not clearly mentioning how to do so or not what I want (I don't want external tools to be run for this ...
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Chrome not starting after upgrade

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 on one laptop. Everything went mostly well except chrome wouldn't start. I downloaded it from Google and reinstalled and now it's fine. I upgrade a PC from 12.04 to ...
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Google Chrome Tabs Crash

Chrome version 36.0.1985.143 Ubuntu 14.04 After upgrading to 14.04 Google Chromes tabs crash. I'm not sure of the conditions on how to make them crash. But after idk a few hours or a day of using ...
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chrome crashing too often in Ubuntu 14.04

Ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome (google-chrome-stable) crashes a lot more often than before. I do keep several tabs open (>20), but they are all light (no multimedia) and have never ...
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GNOME - Chrome contextual menu colors inconsistent with current theme

I've put together an icon/theme combination for my Ubuntu 14.04 + GNOME. Unfortunately, my color settings for contextual menu are applied for most applications, but not for Chrome - when I ...
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What are all of the command line options for Google Chrome?

I use Google Chrome as my main browser, and I wanted to know what things I can do with it from command line - especially commands that you can't do with the GUI.
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No sound on any web browser [closed]

I was using my laptop to play Youtube on my TV. I had no problems. It was going through my HDMI and I was using the cable to play sound through the TV. I disconnected the cable and since then there ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop (beta)

Chrome just launched the Chrome Remote Desktop (beta) for linux. The instructions are provided here: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1649523?hl=en I don't understand this part: Find the ...
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Login screen freezed after resume

Today I came into strange problem. Yesterday, as always, I suspended my Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity) laptop for night. Today as I open it up it shows login screen (lightdm) but it is impossible to write ...
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Opening Chrome with Launcher in 14.04 doesn't take focus

Using the Launcher to open Chrome (Super, chrome, enter) does not take focus from what ever application was running previously. Kinda defeating the purpose of the Launcher. At the same time, the ...
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Can't start chrome, permission denied

Here's what I'm getting: $ google-chrome [5934:5934:0812/222947:ERROR:process_singleton_linux.cc(394)] readlink failed: Permission denied [5934:5934:0812/222947:ERROR:process_singleton_linux.cc(240)] ...
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Protected Videos not Playing Ubuntu 13.10 (Amazon Prime)

I am unable to play Amazon Prime videos with the Chrome/Firefox browser. I've tried deleting the Flash folder and re-installed the OS. Ubuntu 13.10 Flash Version: flashplugin-installer ...
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Adobe flash player not working with Amazon Prime

I have ubuntu 12.04 64bit using Google Chrome. I had chromium from the app center then today amazon prime video stopped working. It told me to update Flash. So I uninstalled chromium and installed ...