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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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Chromium-browser not loading due to error while loading libEGL.so.1

Failed to open connection to "session" message bus: /bin/dbus-launch terminated abnormally with the following error: Autolaunch error: X11 initialization failed. Starting a11y dbus service! Failed to ...
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How to prevent an application stealing focus in Ubuntu 18.04

When clicking a link in Thunderbird Chrome it automatically steals focus. I want to keep working in Thunderbird while clicking links open them in Chrome in the background - without stealing focus. ...
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YouTube videos stutter in Chrome, Firefox. Smooth playback in mpv

Running Ubuntu 18, playing YouTube videos in Chrome and Firefox stutter periodically like there's a frame rate/refresh rate mismatch. I've tried setting the display refresh rate to 60Hz, 59.98Hz, and ...
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Google Chrome/AliExpress problem [on hold]

Always when I open Aliexpress.com in my google chrome my screen starts turning upside down, it stops doing it immediately when I close the Aliexpress website, Please Help
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Thunar sidebar looks different when opened from Google Chrome download page

I use Thunar as my File Manager. When I click "open downloads folder" from within the Google Chrome browser its sidebar looks different than when I open it normally (through the keyboard shortcut). ...
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How can I add an addional option to open URLs from GnomeTerminal using Chrome's “incognito” mode?

The menu is offering "Open Link" and "Copy Link", but for some cases (like Spam or Phishing E-Mails) I'd like to have a context-menu entry "Open Link in Incognito". How can this be done?
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Failed to download repository information Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. W:Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-...
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open chrome tab with specific webpage as root

I can open chrome as root with this command: su [user] -c google-chrome Unfortunately I can't find a working command to open things like "localhost:6006". su [user] -c google-chrome localhost:6006 ...
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Proxy of Chrome in Ubuntu through Terminal

I will use Burp Suite and it asks for proxy (address:hostname and port is 8080) configuration change of chrome. I want to do/learn this from terminal. I saw a command export https_proxy='https://...
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Colors incorrect in Chromium

In the attached screenshot, there is an image of the same webpage in Chromium 68.0.3440.75 and Firefox 61.0.1. As you can see, the colors and fonts are unreadable in Chrome's rendering of the same ...
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Chromium Visibility [closed]

My chromium browser is not visible properly. I have attached pictures (screenshot 1, screenshot 2 ). Please help solve the problem.
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Google chrome browser for ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

Which is the most appropriate version of google chrome browser for ubuntu 18.04?
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apt-get update gives conection refused to sevaral repositories [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS version. When I am running sudo apt-get update, getting connection refused from (https://cran.mtu.edu/bin/linux/ubuntu trusty/ InRelease)(R packages) and chrome related ...
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Issues Opening Applications on 18.04

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 and I have been having problems opening and using several of the applications I have installed, including Google Chrome and Eclipse. I can click on Chrome, and I get the ...
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Choppy Video Playback Chrome Ubuntu 18.04 Nvidia 390

Whenever I play Netflix in 1080 HD, The video is clear for 20 minutes, after which the bitrate drops. It's not an internet issue because when this happens a simple reload of the page starts the video ...
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Mic not working in ubuntu when testing with webrtc [on hold]

Ubuntu 17.01, Chrome 68.0.3440.75, webRTC, sipML5 when try to test the compatibility of webrtc in my PC using test.webrtc.org, i get the following error [ OK ] Audio track created using device=...
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Google chrome color patches around transparent images.

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS version. The PNG images are not displaying correctly in my Google Chrome Version 68.0.3440.84 (Official Build) (64-bit). See the facebook icons Google Logo
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Ugly fonts mstt-fonts in Chrome Kubuntu 18.04

pretty happy with Kubuntu 18.04. However, one things bugs me: Font scaling for MSTT fonts in Chrome is off for certain sizes: this size looks bad but this size looks ok. In this case, the "problem" ...
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How do I report that Chrome's Remote Desktop causing multiple, severe problems?

I'm new to Ubuntu...switching my homestation PC from Windows, over to Google Chromebook, and now onto your UBUNTU:GNOME... I've always been able to control my homestation remotely using Chrome-RDP. ...
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Running script at shutdown and reboot to prevent Chromium session loss

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.1 and I'm trying to create a script that shuts down Chromium properly before shutting down the system so that it doesn't give me "restore session" popup after booting. I ...
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How to install google chrome extensions though Terminal

I want to install chrome extensions in chrome browser through Terminal instead of doing in GUI. Is there any way to install the extensions from Terminal? Please help Thanks in Advance
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The application Google Chrome has closed unexpectedly

I recently started getting these warnings on my Ubuntu 16.04. Any help will be appreciated.
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Transparency problem with browser in 18.04 [closed]

some time ago i get such problem: How can i fix that? If it was clear for me what kind of problem i have, i would not ask here. PS: With recently updates problem disappeared.
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Chrome ssl error in Ubuntu 18.0.4

I have a ssl error in chrome when i visited a trusted website in ubuntu 18.0.4. I have seen this question in the community but the solution is for ubuntu 14.0.4. It cannot find the same package for ...
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How to copy and highlight top and bottom text of find word during search on webpage

for example i did search for word " algorithms " on a web page - i want to copy up and down words through a extension , on example give below i want to highlight , words "developed" and "find a ...
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Both Chrome and Chromium log me out of everything

running 18.04.1 as the originally installed OS on a Dell XPS 13. Both Chrome and Chromium log me out of everything every time I restart my computer, even though I have set it to pick up where I left ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezes while background upload

My new Ubuntu 18.04 installation freeze sometimes, at first I can't figure out the issue but now I know that when any background upload task initiated it gets freezes. I have experienced it with the ...
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speech to text not works on ubuntu's browser

I've to start a project that will include the "speech to text" feature. So i start to check what is available around, and I found this: https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2013/01/Voice-Driven-...
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Chrome 67 not applying monitor colour profile in Ubuntu Budgie 18.04

I have enabled a monitor profile for my screen in Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 via the settings (I believe this is the standard Gnome Settings). The colour profile has both VCGT video card lookup table curves,...
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Google chrome green outline around red images in white background

I'm facing an issue which i have attached in the image below. On the left is a screen shot taken on my laptop screen and on the right is a screen shot taken on the external monitor. I'm getting this ...
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Chrome-Remote-Desktop Issue

I routinely remote in to my Ubuntu desktop at my house via Chrome Remote Desktop from a variety of devices. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and Chrome Remote Desktop starting manifesting issues ...
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Increasing CPU usage while streaming

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS on a Dell Latitude E4310. While playing a stream with Firefox or Chrome/Chromium the CPU usage increases until all cores run at 100%. This takes some minutes and ...
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Chrome blue border around images on ubuntu 18.04

I've strange blue borders around images on google chrome see for your self
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Google chrome is not opening up

I downloaded Google chrome on my laptop and when ever i press the icon to open it up it just shakes and doesn't do anything and when i try to open it up in the terminal it wont do it either. I would ...
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Enable color emojis in Chrome, Xubuntu 18.04.1

I have followed this question: 18.04: color emoji not showing up at all in Chrome, only partially in Firefox, installed fonts-noto-color-emoji manually, but color emojis are still not showing up in ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu from deactivating “Other software” repository after upgrade?

After every Ubuntu upgrade I have to reactivate Google Chrome's repository (among others). I'm looking for a way to prevent automatic deactivation of specific repositories. Any thoughts?
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Disable Chrome session restore popup

Is there a way to permanently disable the Google Chrome session restore (see screenshot)? It appears at almost every system start. Not everytime, which makes it difficult to reproduce. Also, I could ...
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Why the canvas elements dont display effect on hover?

In my web application i draw some elements on canvas (using pixijs) and thoose elements show an outline red color on mouse hover. On windows it works but on ubuntu (desktop 18.04) it doesn't. Why? (If ...
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“Secret service operation failed” when trying to run Google Chrome on Ubuntu

Unable to run Google Chrome on Ubuntu anymore. When starting from the command line, the followin messages appear: [5435:5435:0723/192354.239500:ERROR:gl_context_glx.cc(187)] Failed to create GL ...
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How to install web browser on lxc (ubuntu 16.04) and display the page on the local host

I am quite new with linux containers. I set a p2p network with the command: sudo brctl addbr br-peer$IDX_PEER sudo tunctl -t emu$IDX_PEER sudo ifconfig emu$IDX_PEER 0.0.0.0 promisc up sudo brctl ...
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How to make Ubuntu 18.04 on screen keyboard work with Google Chrome?

The default on-screen keyboard for Ubuntu 18.04 desktop OS is not coming up when using Google Chrome (Version 67.0.3396.99) and some other apps. It is working fine with Mozilla Firefox (Version 61.0....
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Chrome re-directs to spam site

This might be a little unrelated to this stack but I could not find a more suitable place. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and have chrome installed on it. The problem is when I try to access a particular ...
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When I click a link in Google Chrome the Thunderbird Account Wizard opens

On a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 installation every time I click a link in Google Chrome, the Thunderbird Account Wizard opens instead of sending me to the new window.
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integrating IDM to chrome or firefox [duplicate]

I have installed IDM through wine. But cannot integrate it to chrome or firefox. I want the feature like popping up the download menu on websites like youtube and other video websites. To be specific ...
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Why difference in image resolution between firefox and chrome on Ubuntu?

I have system with following configuration: When I open same website on both Firefox and Chrome, I could see a difference in image resolution. Firefox resolution is better than Chrome. Why is it so? ...
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Is there a way to get Channel 4 player to work natively in Ubuntu 18.04

CHannel 4 player uses flash and drm. There have been some workarounds. Is there a way to make it work in Ubuntu without using wine? Any workarounds are ok but no wine.
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Open Torrent URL magnet link in transmission by default in Chrome

I tried by searching answer in google and StackOverflow, but none of the solutions worked. First I run this in terminal: sudo grep 'MimeType' /usr/share/applications/transmission-gtk.desktop And ...
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Ubuntnu 18 freeze while using Chrome

When I am using chrome after some time system freeze. I don't know why it's happening with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I keep updating my system.
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chrome exit shortcut ctrl shift q not working

I just installed ubuntu 18.04 and google chrome but I find the exit shortcut Ctrl+Shift+q not working and has no effect. What could be the reason?
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Chromecast 2 with ubuntu 18.04?

I recently purchased chromecast 2 and wanted to use it with Ubuntu 18.04. I searched here and saw all answers were from 2013 and nothing works. There is also an addon on chrome apps but that is old ...