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Chromium Project is open source. Anybody can take the source code and make their own softwares. Google takes the code from chromium project and makes closed source Chrome OS and Chrome browser. It's a one way route. You can take an open source project and add your proprietary things and give it away as closed source. It doesn't work the other way round. ...


The above mentioned commands by @Smoke didn't worked, but they just started installing the google chrome again. The real solution to this problem was mentioned in this question's answer... Chrome won't start from the launcher


This appears like an issue with the chrome shortcut. You can try the following. Right click and unlock the shortcut from launcher. Launch chrome from dash. Right click the present chrome icon and lock to launcher. Hope this helps.


Cinnamon has its own settings: gsettings set org.cinnamon.desktop.interface gtk-key-theme "Emacs" # use emacs gsettings set org.cinnamon.desktop.interface gtk-key-theme "Default" # use default


Assuming your kiosk browser is showing a page under your control, add some JS to that page to bind to the keydown event. In your event handler, check if the key(s) pressed match those you want to "block" - and if so call event.preventDefault(). This should stop the browser's default behaviour of closing/exiting. e.g. (using jQuery): ...


Ok it was just a comment but I post it as an answer may be it will help to someone else if he/she is looking for same issue. According to my comment OP checked firefox and chromium. He reply that there is no such a problem in other browsers except google-chrome with version 36.0.1985.125. So it is not a bug related to Ubuntu and the bug is on google-chrome ...


Google Chrome 35 onwards does not support java plugin.(as of 4 november 2014) If you want to use java on browser either use Mozilla Firefox or downgrade Chrome to 34 version(backup your bookmarks and settings). To enable java in browser, install java by copy and pasting following commands one by one sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java -y sudo ...

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