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Questions tagged [google-chrome]

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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Why is Wikipedia taking up so much RAM on Ubuntu (with Google Chrome) and how can I reduce it?

My laptop with 16GB of RAM keeps running out of RAM and the top 10 processes chewing up the RAM are always from Google Chrome tabs, some which are using 900MB of RAM: Opening Google Chrome's own task ...
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Unable to update Kubuntu 18.04 - Opera/Chrome PPA changed “origin value” error [duplicate]

I'm very new to Ubuntu. I have Kubuntu 18.04 installed on my laptop and have been updating it with no problem, until today. I selected to 'update all', then it got stuck with a message popping up as ...
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No Chrome icon in system tray since update to 70

After update chrome-stable to latest version 70 there is no more Chrome icon in system tray on Ubuntu 16.04 and no convenient way to access installed Chrome Apps. Any ideas whether it is permanent ...
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Opening Links in Ubuntu 18.04

I am having trouble opening links in any of my non-browser apps on my machine. When I click on a link, such as in the Ubuntu Software store or in Evolution, one of two things will happen. Either ...
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How to install an old version of google chrome

I have the latest version of google chrome. I need to test an issue in an older version. How to install the old version? and this also requires disabling the auto-updates.
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getting rid of the `hwatchtvnow` virus

My machine appears to be infected with the search.hwatchtvnow.co virus. I get popups from it regularly. Since I use chrome,firefox and opera, I'm not sure which browser is infected. There ...
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Can't access GitHub via Google Chrome?

I successfully run the command ping github.com. Output is like: PING github.com (192.30.253.112) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from lb-192-30-253-112-iad.github.com (192.30.253.112): icmp_seq=1 ttl=...
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“GLX 1.3 or later is required” for Chrome. Only Chrome

Looked around for an answer but nothing clear so far. I installed the Ubuntu 18.04 subsystem for Windows 10 and it was working form until about last week. Then only Chrome started giving me this issue....
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Issue with image alpha channels in Chrome, but dependent on the monitor

I'm at a complete loss as to where to find an answer for this, so I thought I'd try here... I noticed recently that some images with alpha channels are displaying incorrectly. However, I just ...
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Chrome Unable to launch in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am getting error as below and unable to launch Chrome Stable Browser. $ google-chrome [24216:24216:1126/150909.416941:ERROR:browser_dm_token_storage_linux.cc(93)] Error: /etc/machine-id contains ...
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Chrome Webstore is broken (Image Decode failed)

my webstore in Chrome is broken. I already purged chrome and reinstalled it but nothing new. It says image decode failed, when I want to install new extensions. ALso every picture is broken. I ...
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Ubuntu Chrome - Reset Font Settings

I was playing around with the font settings of my chrome on ubuntu 18.04. Now they are messed up and I can't find my screenshot of the initial settings. Can some one of you share their default font ...
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uGet Message: No response. Is aria2 shutdown?

I have the following configurations: Ubuntu 18.04 64 bit Chrome 70 64 bit uGet Integration plugin 2.1.3 When I try to download any file, I get the following error message: Message: No response. ...
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Chromium manager that integrates with Virtual Desktops (workspaces)?

I am using XFCE, but this question isn't specific to XFCE. I'm wondering if there is any mechanism that integrates Chromium tabs with the Window Manager. Oftentimes I have too many tabs, and I want ...
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google chrome having issue on ubunto 16.04

i am unable to open chrome. when i am using this command google-chrome-stable --no-sandbox chrome started but its not working perfectly. its given unable to open browser or auto refresh the page to ...
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Chrome graphics glitch

These are some weird graphics glitches I have on Chrome. I have Intel integrated graphics and my processor is Intel i5 8400. Notice that the second "o" in the word "Google" has two weird ...
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Ubutu 18.10 github site not loading on chrome and chromium

when i want open the github site i got this error This site can’t be reached github.com took too long to respond. Try: Checking the connection Checking the proxy and the firewall ERR_TIMED_OUT ...
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Unable to import data from Chrome to Firefox

I'm thinking about switching from Chrome to Firefox and now I've encountered a problem importing data (mostly I need passwords) from Chrome. I followed tutorials that basically says to go into '...
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Ubuntu Performance

I need to know about the performance of Ubuntu 18.because I couldn't get expected performance. My Laptop Config: 4 GB Ram Intel i3 processor 1 TB hard disk(60% free) Right now I am using only ...
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Ubuntu 18:04: Starting Chrome in a different workspace but do not focus it

I am running selenium tests locally quite often. As they open a new chrome window about 10 times, its annoyning having them on the same workspace. On Ubuntu 16.04, I used compizConfig to start chrome ...
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Google Chrome - Rendering Yellow Fonts with Green Border on HDMI Screen

System Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Google Chrome 70.0.3538.77 (Official Build) (64-bit) Dual monitors, both Samsung S24D300 Left is a HDMI to DVI Right is a VGA cable Problem So using Google Chrome, it ...
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Chrome gives “Your connection is not private” error

After installing updates chrome now complains that the connection is not private. I've read around this site and the consensus seems to be a problem with libnns3-1d. When I try to install it with ...
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Automatically open specified domains in different browsers

I use mainly two browsers on my Ubuntu 18.04 and use them for different websites, ie. logged into my google account in my Chrome browser however not in Firefox; also I use different add-ons for the ...
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Using chrome headless as desktop wallpaper engine

I am looking forward to make a rendered html page as my wallpaper, as it is easy to make . I would also like to have stuff like webgl. So is it possible to have chrome rendering and running webpage ...
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How can I open ubuntu application from google assistant [Ubuntu/Linux]?

Recently i had installed Google Assistant API in ubuntu 18.04. Now i want to know how can i open the google chrome or other application from voice?
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All files gone from Ubuntu 18.04 but folders remain

I don't know what happened but suddenly all my files are gone from my computer (except those on the Downloads folder), the folders which contain the information remain there but the content is now ...
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Media keys stop working after wake from sleep

I use chrome to listen to music via Google Play Music. And I can use the media keys (play, next, etc) on my keyboard. But whenever I wake the laptop from sleep those keys stop working (ubuntu displays ...
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Switched browsers, now getting native host connector not detected

I switched from Google Chrome to Firefox and am now getting Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected. Refer documentation for instructions about ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 chrome youtube problem

I have installed Ubuntu 18.10 a few days ago and encountered strange error while playing youtube videos in Chrome. When I try to open a video, the screen just says: "An error occurred. Please try ...
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Another desktop's application showing on current desktop task bar

I'm having this annoying problem and need some help. The thing is, I have a script which opens/closes chrome windows to run some macros. In order to keep my desktop clean, I put this script on desktop ...
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How to update Google Chrome 70 after change in 'Origin' value?

I have Google Chrome Version 70.0.3538.77 (Official Build) (64-bit). Today, after running sudo apt update and sudo apt full-upgrade, I saw: E: Repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb ...
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Weird problem with Ubuntu 18.04 following changing boot order in BIOS

So, I was setting up Ubuntu with my applications and everything. So far only had installed overGrive, Chrome, VS Code, etc. I went into the BIOS and changed the boot order from my Windows SSD to my ...
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Downloaded apps not working on Ubuntu 16.04 (crouton)

I've downloaded applications that I want to use on a Chromebook that I've used crouton to boot into Ubuntu and they won't load up. I've tried to fix it using other suggestions and they didn't work. ...
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Google-Chrome (70.0.3538.77) crashes each 1 minute after lauch on Ubuntu (18.10)

About 2 weeks ago I updated Ubuntu to 18.10. Yesterday I did software update (I suppose there was chrome upgrade). May be after that? Everything was ok. But suddenly system didn't any response. I ...
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My system hangs very much even when multiple tabs are opened in browser. Android Studio and WebGL is not running on my system's browser

I am using Ubuntu since last 3 years and recently I bought a new Dell system. Then my life became difficult. Android Studio when installed didn't run. And a build error was shown and the graphics area ...
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How to remove naganoadigei.com popup virus

Whenever I click any URL so that will open a new tab with this URL (Please be careful): hxxp://naganoadigei.com/imp/6932/?scontext_r=xlBO1OGoXtDY%2AqpCVwdK6hjcJXf8xQdE2bF9D7qYvJirlGAXcl42kf_7I6Zo60fY&...
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No sound (audio) in Chrome Ubuntu 18.04LTS

Ubuntu 18.04LTS, I run the updates, restarted the computer and there is no sound/audio in the Chrome. Sound works in other applciations, system sounds works, in the Settings I can see Chrome as a ...
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Youtube video freezes until I move my mouse- Chrome/ium

I am Ubuntu 18.04 lts Budgie, and somehow whenever I am not moving my mouse, either on fullscreen or not, the video freezes, until I move my mouse again. It happens all the time, on Chrome and ...
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Weird browser colors in Ubuntu 18.04

I have been running 18.04 for about 3 months and I started to see weird colors in the browser. Note the green/yellow/blue edge on the react symbols here Can anyone point out a reason for why this is ...
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Keyboard becomes unresponsive on 18.10

I faced this issue in both Google Chrome and Firefox on 18.10. When I was trying on forums like this, suddenly keystrokes make no difference. Nothing gets typed. Even refreshing the page is not ...
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PDF from windows empty on Ubuntu

I have a PDF that shows fine in Windows - both in chrome browser and in Adobe Reader. When I transfer the file to Ubuntu 16.04, and try to read it, it is blank. This happens both in okular, in chrome,...
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Ubuntu 18.04 / wine & Chrome for Windows

I have a requirement to run Chrome for Windows (32 or 64 bit) under Ubuntu 18.04. I have an application that needs Chrome for Windows (as apposed to chrome for Ubuntu)for full functionality & it's ...
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Youtube Player Glitch on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with latest version of Chrome (70.0.3538.67). Whenever I open a YouTube video for the first time, this YouTube player will act weird like shown in picture below. It zoom in ...
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How to completely remove chromium browser from Ubuntu 18.04

I installed chromium using: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser Then I want to completely remove it. I used: sudo apt-get remove chromium --purge rm -rf ~/.config/chromium rm -rf ~/.cache/...
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Chrome causes Firefox to crash on 18.04

I'm not sure how to describe this. On Chrome 68.x everything is fine, but when I updated a couple of weeks ago to 69.x (and today to 70.x) this weird bug started happening. It's easy to reproduce: ...
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Google Chrome - always openning as a Karma window

So the funny moment. I tested my Angular app and ran tests on Karma + Jasmine before commit with Husky tool. Once Chrome got stuck and after reboot system Chrome always opens as a new Karma window in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and Chrome address bar highlight color

The autocomplete suggestions of Google's Chrome address bar has very low contrast. I hardly notice it like the screenshot: Is there any way that allows me to set the highlight background color to ...
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Some region in aws console region cannot be accessed in ubuntu

Amazon console site cannot be accessed in ubuntu browser, while in windows, it can access it just fine, when I check the site certificate in chrome and firefox, it always result in insecure connection ...
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Why my Ubuntu (in virtualbox machine) freezes after some time even with a gaming computer?

I have a gaming computer (with GTX, intel core i7, etc...) with windows 10 and i have ubuntu (desktop 18.04 LTS) installed in a virtualbox machine. I gave 5 GB ram (my computer has 16 GB) and 4 CPU (i ...
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Certain websites not rendering correctly in Firefox/Chrome/Chromium

Some elements on webpages are not rendering correctly in Ubuntu 18.04. These mostly include things like icon links and scrollable lists among other dynamic elements. Here is an example of such a ...