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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Chrome 124 hangs, doesn't attach to wayland

Running 23.10 on Dell XPS 9550 with latest Ubuntu updates. Recently I upgraded Chrome to 124 (123 worked fine) Now Chrome hangs on startup. By hangs, I mean it never displays on Wayland and makes ...
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anyone command line keyword blocking programmings pls?

Still trying to block all online gambling. Pluckeye is good for this but not fool proof. anymore programs or extensions that allow a command line block? a backup would solve it pls?
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apt update: invalid signature for Google Chrome [duplicate]

When running apt update today I had the following signature error: W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG ...
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New versionw of Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are frozen on startup in kubuntu 20.04

my system is Kubuntu 20.04.new version google-chrome and microsoft-edge frozen on startup,such as edge 116、120 version,chrome 118、120、122、123 version. It can be see in taskbar but no response. No page ...
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xdg-open myvideo.mp4 in WSL. When I close VLC the same video is played again in Chrome, plus I get many messages

As per title, when I run xdg-open myvideo.mp4 I get the following messages: Use of uninitialized value $file in open at /usr/share/perl5/File/MimeInfo/Applications.pm line 140. Use of uninitialized ...
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google-chrome-stable segfaulting after upgrade to 123.0.6312.105

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04.4. I just ran a full sudo apt upgrade and then rebooted. Among the upgraded packages was google-chrome-stable, which no longer launches. The upgraded version is 123.0.6312.105. ...
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how can i find my ubuntu De password?

I installed Ubuntu DE for my GCloud with this guide. Everything went smoothly but when I connected to Ubuntu DE with Chrome remote Ubuntu it needed a password for my username to log in. Where can I ...
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How to remove Google Chrome shortcut links from applications list?

At some point google chrome created shortcuts, which is just a link basically, in apps list. I guess when I've entered via my second profile, as all links opens with it. It sounds silly, but I really ...
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Bluetooth LE only devices not being discovered Ubuntu Studio 22.04

I am trying to connect a Bluetooth LE device to Chrome. I think I have the Chrome settings correct but the device is not being discovered either by Chrome or by the KDE Bluetooth manager. I have two ...
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Update google chrome on ubuntu 22.04.1

Update google chrome on ubuntu 22.04.1 - How to correctly update google chrome on ubuntu 22.04.1?
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Chromium not uninstalled properly on ubuntu 22.04

I have installed chromium on ubuntu 22.04, but it didn't work properly, I got the following errors chrome failed to start: /system.slice/test.service is not a snap cgroup, then I uninstalled chromium ...
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Downloading a specific version of google-chrome-stable from dl.google.com

Based on Sandi's response in the post on the link below, is there a way I can see all the versions that are available whether it is CentOS,Ubuntu, etc? For example if I'm looking for a specific ...
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Linux driver installation on ARM chromebook gives architecture error

So basically I bought an Artist 12 2nd gen tablet and I only have a chrome laptop so currently I need to install the Linux driver to use it and properly draw. It constantly says "Error while ...
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Google page translate in Chrome does not work in Kubuntu

I am in Kubuntu 22.04 and I have Chrome Version 122.0.6261.128 (Official Build) (64-bit) and the google page translation stopped working today. I am getting the popup This page couldn't be translated ...
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Chrome reinstallation does not allow me to update Chrome

I am running Ubuntu 22.04. My Google Chrome has not been updating for a while and has been asking for a reinstall. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling to update, but it doesn't work- the same Chrome ...
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Cannot upload files that are in my local Google Drive to any website

In the pop-up window that appears to upload a file to any website, I cannot upload files that are in my google drive, I select them and they simply do not upload, any other file on my system can be ...
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Chrome suddenly won't load in Ubuntu 23.10

When I logged in today Chrome will not load. Clicking on the icon does nothing. I rebooted. I used sudo apt reinstall google-chrome-stable. Nothing. I re-downloaded the .deb package from Google and ...
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Monitoring user activity restricted to GUI apps

I wish to monitor what all apps were opened on the PC at any time. I mostly use it for operating GUI apps like chrome, vlc media player, etc. Specifically, I would like to know which app I opened at ...
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Chrome Browser consuming CPU in Lununtu

I have been running Lubuntu on one computer for a few years. Performance has really degraded over the last few months and when I run the qps monitor, I see chrome consuming most of the CPU. When idle ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Browsers (Firefox & Chrome) Won't Use / Prioritize IPv4 Despite gai.conf Precedence - How can I prefer IPv4?

In /etc/gai.conf, I have the following: label ::1/128 0 label ::/0 1 label 2002::/16 2 label ::/96 3 label ::ffff:0:0/96 4 precedence ::1/128 50 precedence ::/0 ...
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WiFi Connection interrupted spontaneously on Ubuntu 22.04

I'm experimenting with an interesting problem that started about a month or two ago. My Linux machine can read Wi-Fi signals and I can connect to my home Wi-Fi network. However, after anywhere between ...
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Chrome-based browsers show wrongly some letters with diacritics on parts of some websites (Wikipedia, Wiktionary)

This doesn't happen in Firefox or other non-Chrome-based browsers, but it happens in Opera, Thorium or Vivaldi. The name "Țepeș", for example, looks like this: when it should look like this:...
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Files showing in file explorer but not in the open file window

Really annoying behavior, I had files which did not appear in the "open file" box. I struggled a bit until I discovered the behavior ...
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In my laptop chrome ois not launching

I have ubuntu 22.04 lts in my machine. Suddenly my chrome is not launching. I tried reinstalling it but it didn't worked. I am getting following log in my terminal $ google-chrome [12718:12718:0216/...
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Migrate from chromium to chrome, preserving settings and profiles (given multiple profiles) in a time efficient way

How do I migrate from chromium to chrome preserving all the setting? I have multiple profiles in chromium, each with different startup-pages, bookmarks, credentials, etc, which should be migrated to ...
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How to make flag --enable-features=VaapiVideoEncoder persistent in google-chrome?

System info: Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS Release: 22.04 Codename: jammy Google-chrome installed from .deb Version 121.0.6167.160 (Official Build) (64-bit) chrome://gpu Graphics Feature Status Canvas: ...
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Google Chrome edit bookmark dialog hangs the browser on Ubuntu 20.04

Opening of Google Chrome (stable) Edit bookmark dialog HANGS the browser - the browser starts to use 100% of CPU and its window slightly moves left/right. The process must be killed - it does not help ...
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How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu server 22.04

I have a problem installing Google Chrome on Ubuntu 22.04 (VPS) with an AMD processor. I also tried just in case on Ubuntu 22.04 with an Intel processor). I have rigorously followed the procedure of ...
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Control Chrome audio from keyboard

I installed Ubuntu 22.04.1 on my iMac. I can control PC audio from the keyboard, but not Chrome audio. To raise or lower the audio of Chrome I have to go to settings->audio and adjust it from there:...
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How to chromecast from a streaming web page without having it display on the Ubuntu device too?

In the Chrome browser, if I'm on a streaming site, a right-click offers me the option of casting to my TV. The TV has a Google dongle attached and everything works fine, displaying the video both on ...
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Kubuntu 23.10 Viber.AppImage not opening URLs

I am using Viber (AppImage, not the .deb) but whenever anyone sends me a URL in chat if i try to open it by clicking it just doesnt open (i have to copy the URL manually and paste it in the browser) I ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS Back Screen Freeze

I have Ubuntu 22.04 dual booted with Windows 10 in my laptop. Specifications:   Lenovo ThinkPad E495   Windowing system: Wayland   Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3500u   Graphics card: AMD® Radeon vega 8 ...
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Selected tab is barely distinguishable from other tabs

I have to reinstall Ubuntu 22.04.3 and after that my Chrome browser looks like this: As you see, the selected tab is barely distinguishable from other tabs. That causes this, and how to fix that?
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perfrormance dip when playing youtube on surface go 2

I've installed Ubuntu 23.10 GNOME on my Surface Go 2 because Windows 11 is way too slow. I only use it to watch youtube and occasionally stream simple games from my main desktop with parsec. it worked ...
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Import bookmarks into Firefox from Windows/Chrome?

I've been using Chrome on Windows for years now, but that system won't boot anymore. I have a large collection of bookmarks that I'd like to transfer to Firefox on my new Ubuntu installation. The ...
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Why does google chrome show the FILE CHOOSER on the CONSOLE even when DISPLAY X11 FORWARDING is on?

I have ssh'ed from machine1 to another machine (machine2) machine1:$ ssh -X user@machine2 machine2: gedit and I run gedit and I open the file chooser. Both gedit and the file chooser respect the ...
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Google Maps Very Slow in Chrome but not Firefox

For a month or more Google maps has been very slow and unusable in Chrome. This is true even when maps load when seeking directions when searching in Chrome. Maps is OK in Firefox. When a web page ...
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Can't use chrome,brave,edge

I am getting error while I am searching anything Error "Something went wrong while displaying this web page Error code: SIGBUS(7)" I saw some answers but I can't even access the settings tab ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS Failed to fetch systemd-hwe-hwdb all 249.11.3

I got an error when trying to install Chrome on Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS. Error: The following NEW packages will be installed: fonts-liberation google-chrome-stable libgbm1 libu2f-udev libwayland-server0 ...
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Playback problem on Firefox or Chrome at Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I'm encountering a playback issue on my Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and would appreciate some guidance. When attempting to watch online videos on both Chrome and Firefox from various websites, I encounter a ...
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How to check available versions in google debian repository

I want to install a particular version of Chrome from the official Google's repository. This is how I install Chrome now: RUN apt-get update \ && apt-get install -y wget gnupg \ &&...
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Chrome browser losing certificate on startup linux

Every time I restart Linux, I lose the certificate of the project that I installed through the Chrome browser. What should I do to save this permanently, without losing it? The certificate was ...
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Free memory consumed by browser and applications on ubuntu 22.04

I have 32 GB ram, that in days get eaten up by using web-browser firefox and other common programming applications. Even my swap get up to 17.9/37.3 GB written. OS Ubuntu 22.04. I have not been able ...
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How to Use workspace in incognito mode in Ubuntu 23.10?

I want to Create a separate workspace for incognito work. This completely isolates it from my main workspace, making it invisible and inaccessible unless i switch to that specific workspace. It's ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 freezes with second monitor

Setup Hey, I have Kubuntu 22.04 on my laptop (i7-11800H, Nvidia 3050Ti) for more than a year. I use two screens (laptop + external monitor). Problems Since around a month ago, following problems occur ...
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Google chrome v119.0.6045.199 on Ubuntu 22.04 takes long to boot

Google chrome v119.0.6045.199 on Ubuntu 22.04 takes long to start. I have completely uninstalled chrome and reinstalled it, but I am having the same issue.
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Transfer Google Chrome profiles from Ubuntu to windows

I have to use both Ubuntu and Windows. Consequently I also need to use Google Chrome on both. I have tried to transfer my chrome profiles FROM Ubuntu 20.04 to Windows 10 unsuccessfully despite ...
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Ubuntu Mate 22.04 slows as hell after launching Google Chrome

I have been using Ubuntu Mate 20.04 LTS on my Lenovo Ideapad L340 17API (Ryzen 7 3700U based, with integrated VEGA Radeon graphics) since I bought it in summer of 2020 (maintaining the system up-to-...
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Ubuntu 22.04: ALL browsers crash after update

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 on my laptop since 1 year. It works with me like a charm. Suddenly, after I have updated the system one month ago, ALL browsers (chromium, google chrome stable, Firefox, ...
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Unable to resolve host address 'dl.google.com'

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I am unable to open the Firefox and Chrome browsers in the Ubuntu. I used wget command to install the browsers. However, wget command also did not work.
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