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Google Chrome is a non-free proprietary web browser based on Chromium with extra features added such as a built-in Adobe Flash reader and PDF viewer along with support for DRM. Use this tag for questions about installing and using the Google Chrome browser on Ubuntu systems.

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Web browsers cannot save files other than to the default location in Ubuntu 22.04

This issue is probably related to others but so far I haven't seen a proper solution. UPD: I checked that xdg-desktop-portal-gnome (for gnome and gtk, as well) is already installed and hence the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 | Google Chrome doesn't Automatically Restore Tabs

Goal: I want all my previous tabs appear when I launch Google Chrome automatically. When I restart off Ubuntu 20.04, and launch Google Chrome a Restore button appears. Is there a way to have it do so ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Chrome cannot rename filename when saving images

Ubuntu 22.04 using Chrome, I select an image, R-click, Save As Image The dialog pops up with the suggested image name Previously, I had already copied some text to use as the new image name, however, ...
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Typing randomly (?) stops working in applications, often after they've been open for a while

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04. Sometimes, applications will randomly (?) stop accepting typed input from my keyboard. This just affects a single application at a time; all other open applications continue ...
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unstable connection problems only in chrome browser

My wifi connection is stable (firefox, ,ms-teams, terminal, other laptop - alls works fine) but google chrome on my ubuntu laptop has hick-ups. It says i have no connection and then sometimes reloads, ...
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Set experimental flags chrome via command line

I want to be able to set the following experimental flag in a cronjob. However, I can't get it to work without using the GUI. There are a couple of answers here but nothing seems to work for me. This ...
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cannot upload or download in unbuntu 22.04

new and struggling. I cannot attach files to email on thunderbird, hotmail or gmail the screen just greys out and I have to restart it. I cannot download pics in facebook. I cannot upload to google. I ...
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Chrome Shuts Down on Hibernate Ubuntu 22.04

I just recently installed ubuntu 22.04 and enabled hibernate by using swap partition. I enabled the hibernation by adding the swap partition UUID to the grub file GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="...
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new to unbuntu can use attachments or uploads downloads in firefox [closed]

I am brand new and struggling firefox wont work with outlook attachments, cant download or upload. all forums seem out of date with instructions. should I go back to windows or learn? cant even ...
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Applications close unexpectedly after a few minutes [duplicate]

I recently started using Ubuntu and I am facing a weird issue. Whenever I open applications, they close unexpectedly after a few minutes. The affected applications are vscode, terminal, and chrome ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - allow drag'n'drop files from Chrome download toolbar to desktop

How can I allow drag'n'drop files from Chrome download toolbar to desktop area: Now I can't do it.
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Chrome and Vivaldi won't work at Ubuntu 22.04

After a clean install of Ubuntu 22.04, and a few days in using the OS, suddenly Chrome and Vivaldi stop functioning. In the case of Chrome, the start page is buffering and eventually returning a "...
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unknown package in google-chrome_stable 101.0.4951.64-1 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install google-chrome-stable: sudo curl -sS -o - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | apt-key add sudo echo "deb https://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable ...
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Asus Zephyrus G15 2021 with MT7921 WiFi Card: very slow internet via WiFi

Speedtest results show good results, as it is supposed to be user@laptop:~$ speedtest-cli Retrieving speedtest.net configuration... Testing from <redacted>... Retrieving speedtest.net server ...
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The folder contents could not be displayed - Operation not supported

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 22.04 on my laptop, and it works fine. The issue I have is when I download a file from the Internet with Firefox or Chrome browsers and try to rename the given name for a ...
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Chrome download window stuck at full screen

I upgraded to 22.04 the other week and have been stuck with a weird chrome behavior. Whenever I try to download something (say, by right-clicking and choosing "save link as") the "save ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 freezes when taking a screenshot with Brave (chrome) console open + right-clicking on the refresh button

Today I tried to take a screenshot of the little menu that appears when you right-click the refresh button in Brave (Chrome) and perform "Empty cache and Hard Reload" (when the console is ...
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chrome remote desktop connection disconnected immdiately

I installed chrome remote desktop in Ubuntu 18.04. First issue, I can't add a new device which solved by: Can't set up remote access on chrome remote desktop The current issue, the connection is ...
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Ubuntu Chrome browser reverts?

It is very strange how I manage my bookmarks, update passwords, and everything is fine until some time along the line I open Chrome and everything has reverted back to how Chrome was a while ago. Why ...
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What software to cast a .mp4 with subtitles?

I have a .mp4 and a .srt for English subtitles. I would like to play my video and cast it to Chromecast. What software should I use? On Google Chrome, I am able to Chromecast it but the subtitles are ...
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Incredibly slow and intermitting internet connection on a private network with custom DNS Ubuntu 20.04

I am experiencing a very weird phenomenon on a Lenovo Thinkpad E15 with Ubuntu 20.04, specs: .-/+oossssoo+/-. pc@user `:+ssssssssssssssssss+:` -------------...
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Icon view in google chrome file chooser is gone on Ubuntu 22.04

Google Chrome's file chooser has preview in previous versions of Ubuntu(21.10 and earlier). It is painful since I can't see which one is the correct picture when uploading in browser. Any ideas?
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Google Chrome resolution different from monitor - Ubuntu Mate

again after installing "Ubuntu Mate" Google Chrome, has a different resolution of the operating system, below is the print in Firefox and Google Chrome, both the zoom is 100%. I've already ...
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youtube video thumbnails does not match the title on Chrome Version 101.0.4951.54

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Chrome Version 101.0.4951.54 (Official Build) (64-bit). Youtube not displaying the right video thumbnails with wrong titles. Basically the thumbnail does not match the title ...
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Chrome and Firefox freezes when I upload files / interact with nautilus (Ubuntu 22.04)

I have already disabled wayland, but this not helps. Issue is, if i select a file to upload in a webform or do similar things, chrome freezes. I noticed also that when i download a file the small ...
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how to start Chrome with remote debugging enabled

the title says it all. how does one start chrome with remote debugging enabled in Ubuntu? All the search results keep returning results for macOS and Windows...
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Chrome can't save files to the mounted drive

Suddenly my Chrome can't save any files on my mounted drive. When going to save in Chrome it looks fine, but after clicking save then nothing happens, and the file is not saved. Currently I am using ...
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Show Chrome Bookmarks and History in Ubuntu System search

I want Ubuntu system search and find results in my Chrome Bookmarks and History in order to quickly navigate to them. At the end I want to press super key, start typing the title of my chrome bookmark ...
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Udemy Website not Opening on Google chrome in Ubuntu suddenly?

So I was watching a course yesterday on udemy website on my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I don't know what happened but suddenly the website stopped working. I closed and opened my google chrome browser and it ...
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Ibus anthy and ibus mozc don't seem to work on either firefox and chrome in 22.04

I'm on a clean installation of ubuntu 22.04. I've successively tried mozc and anthy, and they both worked in every application I've tested except for firefox. I then tested on chrome, and they don't ...
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Google Chrome freezes with file upload or download in Ubuntu Jammy 22.04 [duplicate]

Chrome version: 100.0.4896.127 I am not using Wayland (because that breaks Zoom). Firefox does not have this problem, but "Show in folder" from the list of downloads does nothing.
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Google Chrome freeze uploading a file

My Google Chrome app freezes when I select a file from an HTML input tag of type "file". This is a very simple code to reproduce the error: https://jsfiddle.net/aL4e6n29/ After I select any ...
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Google chrome not opening in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 on a Ryzen 5 CPU machine, I install Chrome from https://www.google.co.uk/chrome/ choosing the 64bit .deb package, and the install works with no errors seen. ...
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Web browsers not displaying html entities

I have just installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and everything has worked without problem apart from this. Chrome and Firefox are not displaying some html entities, this one for example: &#11165;. It just ...
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Mouse cursor flickering when streaming video in Chrome. Browser window gets grayed

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on an Asus laptop. I am not attaching any secondary monitor to it. Since few weeks I noticed that when I am watching Youtube videos sometimes the mouse cursor starts ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 Chrome wont open

After a fresh installation of Ubuntu 21.10 I cant get google chrome to start. When I double click it, nothing happens. When I run google-chrome as non root user I get this output- ...
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How to remove Chromium from snap?

I'm looking to remove chromium as so: root@mordor:~# root@mordor:~# snap info chromium name: chromium summary: Chromium web browser, open-source version of Chrome publisher: Canonical✓ store-...
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How to add browser cutable path in ubuntu

just trying out ubuntu, and installed a node/npm CLI application where we can run the command in the terminal. That command/tool requires us to specify the browser e cutable path every time when we ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on HP Pavilion with GTX 1650 extremely laggy

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on an HP Pavilion 15-dk1240ng - dual boot alongside Windows 10 on the main NVMe drive. I installed the Nvidia drivers (version 470), expanded the RAM to 32GB (which I ...
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disable "open file" and "save file as" functionality in firefox

We use firefox in our company and we want to prevent firefox to open a download dialog during saving files. we want to prevent users change the name of files or rewriting an existing file during ...
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chrome/opera linkedin triggers high cpu level

I have been using Linkedin from both Opera and Chrome (also Chromium) on Ubuntu both 18.04 and 20.04). I usually keep many tabs open and checking with the Task Manager when I open Linkedin the CPU ...
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Can't update Google Chrome to version 100 Ubuntu 20.04

I've updated google chrome using sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade but when I use selenium with python I see this more often than not. selenium.common.exceptions.WebDriverException: Message: ...
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How do you update the file executable location targeted/searched by a GUI icon in the GUI-based Applications dock?

I had Google Chrome installed in a local folder, and it ran okay. Then, I moved the folder to /bin because I wanted it more properly located on my system. Now, the GUI shortcut in Applications doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS (fossa-release X131) Instagram website doesn't work

I had just bought a new notebook (Dell 3050) with Ubuntu 20.04 (GNOME 3.36.8) installed. I work with social media, and I'm having problem with Instagram: the web site just wont login. I've tried to ...
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Browsers (Chrome, FF) slow the computer so far it is frozen. Ubuntu 20.04, Dell

I have to reboot Chrome (or FireFox) every day or two because it slows down to so much of a crawl it seems frozen. If I notice it when it is just a little slow I can kill the chrome (killall chrome -9)...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Youtube/Netflix/Hulu All video playback slowed down

I run Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on virtual machine. My host OS is windows 10. Ubuntu has been running fine for me on this pc for the past year or so. Today all of the sudden any video I try to watch (chrome,...
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Severe speed problem between Ubutu Mate 21.10 and Hughsnet satellite internet service

I have a severe speed problem that I've been fighting for over 6 months. I have Hughsnet satellite internet, their premium high speed package. I have two Dell Optiplex computers, different year ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 screen randomly freezes regularly

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and regularly, there is a brief high CPU (one core reaches 100% for a second) usage which causes the screen to freeze. I is highly noticeable and annoying when watching ...
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Performance issues on new instalation (Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS)

I recently formatted my laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 because I had an older installation of it that was running slow. Every so often I get some kind of lag using the system. I might be just navigating ...
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How to zoom in and out text in web browser in ubuntu 20.04 instead of whole layout?

i tried web browsers(firefox, google chrome) in windows, when i pinch with two finger on touchpad to zoom in and out it zooms the text or content not the layout of webpage. but, in ubuntu 20.04 i know ...
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