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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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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 ...
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Subdomains get NXDOMAIN on Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 - How to debug?

Problem Many (or all?) subdomains like files.slack.com and guide.elm-lang.org get DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN on Chrome. Using nslookup returns: Server: 127.0.1.1 Address: 127.0.1.1#53 ** ...
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How to make Google Chrome show certain file extensions as text in the browser or at least in a text editor?

I mainly use Google Chrome these days under Ubuntu (18.04) with the MATE desktop manager, but there is one thing I could not figure out yet: If there is a link on a web site that points to e.g. a "...
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Unable to reinstall Chrome after changing ownership of /opt in Ubuntu 18.04

I changed the ownership of /opt in an attempt to resolve a problem I was having with a different program, not anticipating any issues and figuring I could always change it back if necessary. This ...
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Google-chrome is not starting

I installed google-chrome in ubuntu 16.04 LTS. But after installation, when I open chrome, it closes automatically. I have searched many solutions to solve this but no one worked. Can anyone give ...
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My apps open my directories in Chrome and not in Nautilus, how do I fix this?

For example with a torrent client, when I want to see the directory of a downloaded file, it opens the path to that file in Chrome instead.
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Google Chrome installation error [16.04 LTS]

I recently installed Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04, but all pages are corrupted including the settings page, screenshot of the error given below output from google-chrome-stable [17702:17702:1005/...
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Launch all Google Chrome bookmarks in folder via command line interface from terminal

I want to be able to launch google chrome and open all bookmarks in a bookmark folder from the terminal. When reading the manual to man google-chrome I don't see any way to launch Chrome and open a ...
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Ubuntu-Mate doesn't show YouTube comments [closed]

Can't see comments neither with Chrome nor with Firefox.
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How do I get videos on some streaming sites to play

I cannot play any videos in movies123 or putlocker. I have got video on YouTube, Facebook, Netflix and many others. When entering the video page when using Windows, the page loads and then in the ...
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Chrome and Chromium crash at login

As in the title, I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and installed at first chrome-stable but as soon as I try to sign in my account it freezes until it asks me to force quit (chromium web browser does ...
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Failed upgrade to 18.04.1 Videos no longer play

i upgraded from 16.04.1 LTS to 18.04.1 LTS. Both local and online videos will no longer play. Specifically, when accessing youtube online, in chrome, the progress circle continues to spin. in ...
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Chrome window associated with application

I am recently annoyed by what is happening when I am opening links in certain applications like VS Code, Pycharm etc. For example: I open Visual Studio Code and when I click a link inside it it opens ...
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How can I avoid being prompted to unlock login keyring on startup? [duplicate]

I know this is something to do with Google Chrome, I tried all the fixes and still no luck. Upon startup I am asked to enter my login keyring password in a dialogue box. This is really frustrating ...
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Chrome web browser doesn't keep me signed in

ghopper@TM1701 ~ $ uname -a Linux TM1701 4.15.0-34-generic #37-Ubuntu SMP Mon Aug 27 15:21:48 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux ghopper@TM1701 ~ $ google-chrome-stable --version Google Chrome ...
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Chrome logs out every time I reboot

I have 2 Google accounts on my Chrome (69.0.3497.92), I'm on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. One of them has to be the default account because some parts of Google only work with the default account. Let's call ...
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Set http+https protocol handlers to a (dynamic) running browser instance

I have the following alias in my dotfiles which I use to start Chrome with specific arguments: alias chrome="nohup /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable --remote-debugging-port=9222 &> ~/.chrome.nohup....
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KDE saves and restores all but Google Chrome in its Desktop saved session

For some reason when enabling Restore manually saved session in Desktop Session Login and Logout settings, and hitting Save Session from the applications menu - all opened application windows get ...
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Chrome with Port forwarding via ssh

I'm having problems with some Google Chrome sessions under Ubuntu 16.04. I want to access, with Google Chrome, the web interface of a gitlab instance that I have running at a server that is behind an ...
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black screen of death - recovering journal clearing orphaned inode

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 16 to 18. I had this same problem in 16 and haven't found a solution for it yet. My laptop crashes and I get this screen. This seems to happen when I'm using chrome. ...
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ran the line sudo apt-get install google* now everything is wrong

I was trying to download google chrome and I got lazy and typed: sudo apt-get install google* It proceeded to download a lot of google android installers. When I realized what happened I closed ...
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Can't install Chrome on Ubuntu 18 [duplicate]

When I tried to install a current version of a software, someone provided the URL for where the binaries are located so that it can be used with the command below. curl -silent -location https://...
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Issue with playing videos on chrome

I am using chrome on ubuntu 18.04. Videos are not playing properly on chrome. Whether it is youtube or any other site the problem persists. When I am playing a video the video stops in between meaning ...
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How to make chrome notification show as Ubuntu's 18.04 gnome native notification?

I'm trying to make chrome notification show as native notifications on Ubuntu 18.04 (which UI is based on Gnome). I tried enabling enable-native-notifications, but it didn't work. See screencap below....
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Virus detection in browsers

I have downloaded and installed ubuntu on my home pc. I have firefox (preinstalled) and installed chrome. I am now trying to download a miner to my pc which I know will flag as a virus. Everytime I ...
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Chrome address bar & tabs turn black

My machine has Ubuntu 18.04 installed. I use Google Chrome and I often work with Jupyter Notebooks. When I launch the browser everything seems to work fine. After some time (~ 1-2 hours) the address ...
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How can I store Google Chrome passwords with gnome keyrings?

I see Gnome Keyring can store password from browsers but I don't know how to do it with Chrome. I have seen some pages like this (How to make Chrome/Chromium remember passwords in the gnome seahorse ...
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After upgrade to 18.04, Mutt shows raw html when opening html mails in chrome

I use Mutt to read email and most of my email displays just fine as plain text. For the few exceptions I got used to hitting 'v', selecting the html part of the message and then hitting enter to view ...
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bionic: some fonts are not displayed in firefox (or chrome)

Some fonts are not displayed by Chrome or Firefox. For instance with this page: https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Roboto I got an almost blank page instead of the roboto font examples. Same kind of ...
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How to get back my previous omnibox in Google Chrome 69 or Chromium 69?

For several versions in recent past, the color of the omnibox in Google Chrome (and Chromium) was determined by the user's gtk3 theme (if the user opted for using a gtk theme instead of classic mode ...
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Malformed line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list [duplicate]

was trying to install Chrome via the terminal but intentional stoped the process via the termial ...later when i try to update via the terminal i get this notification Malformed line 2 in source ...
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google-chrome fails to display when launched under xfce on headless server

I am having a problem launching Google Chrome 68.0.3440.106 on Ubuntu 18.04, running on a headless server via a TightVNC remote connection and xfce. The odd part is that everything ran great until I ...
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Font does not change in google chrome and chromium

I tried to change the font settings in google chrome and chromium, re-install them, restart my computer, delete the related folders in .config, the font still remains the same.
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Cannot open terminal on Ubuntu 18.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu 18.04 and so far everything was great but yesterday it started to be weird. Issues I found so far: terminal won't open after reboot, but when I log out and then log in it ...
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Chrome tabs suddenly become black

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Chrome: Version 68.0.3440.106 (Official Build) (64-bit) When I use chrome and after some time it becomes like this The same issue was occurring with me in Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Keyboard layout doesn't match selected layout

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04.01 When typing in Chrome, the layout doesn't match what I have selected, I have just one layout English (Programmer Dvorak) configured, however when pressing the ...
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How to fit YouTube player to available browser window?

Youtube video player has changed size overnight in Chrome and I can't seem to fit it to available screen anymore. Relevant info: Ubuntu 16.04 Chrome v68.0.3440.106 (Official Build) (64-bit) Screen: ...
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Black screen when too many colors?

I am facing an issue with my laptop since several months: the screen start to flicker when I am opening some webpage on chrome/chromium, while scrolling over a particuliar page in a pdf, or even with ...
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Browserproblem trying to use Skype on Xubuntu

I have installed skype on my Tuxedo-computer with xubuntu 16.04. When trying to use skype online I am said that I do need a Chrome or Microsoft Edge Browser. As browser I use Firefox Web Browser. ...
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font config error launching google-chrome-stable from the command line on 16.04

I ended up here with a very similar error to Fontconfig error: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/89-tlwg-loma-synthetic.conf", line 1: Document is empty launching the latest google-chrome-stable (Version 68.0.3440....