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 Remote Desktop service unable to start because of “pam_unix(sudo:auth): auth could not identify password for…” [closed]

I was trying to install the Google Chrome Remote Desktop on Zorin OS 15.3 (Ubuntu 18.04 base), and the service won't start due to pam_unix(sudo:auth): auth could not identify password for... issue. I ...
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facing issue with google chrome

I can't find Chrome or uninstall it.
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Google Chrome - Open each profile's desktop file as a separate icon on launcher

I've two Google Chrome profiles, one is a personal profile and the other is a work profile. Until now, I was switching between profiles from the top right corner of the google chrome menu. So whenever ...
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Why are tabs shifting in Google Chrome?

Gif illustrating the problem below: I haven't upgraded/updated Ubuntu or anything of that matter. Chrome just suddenly started acting like this. I tried uninstalling and installing again, but the ...
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Google chrome update error

I am a new user of ubuntu. I need help!!! I wanted to update my google chrome and I tried various methods which I found on the internet. But anything did not work and I got the following error now. '...
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Installing packge on docker container

Specs: Raspberry pi 4: arm64/v8 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I am having trouble installing a chromedriver on arm64 architecture. From research it seems chromedriver is not officially supported on arm64 so I ...
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Cannot Install anything because of error exit status 2 and error code (1)

Whenever I try to install anything,I am trying to install chrome in particular but it doesnt let me install anything dpkg-deb: error: archive '/var/cache/apt/archives/google-chrome-stable_90.0.4430.93-...
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how do I uninstall chrome OS with only my chromebook

I've been trying to get any linux for a while now but chrome OS keeps blocking it, I really just want to access the games on linux/ubuntu but I can't because of chrome OS. can you help me?
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Video streaming works badly from any website

I was wondering why streaming videos in Chrome from any website (youtube, udemy, netflix, ...) doesn't go smoothly with a laptop running Ubuntu 20.04. I've found very old threads about video card ...
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How to install Google Chrome version 88 for ubuntu?

I am having google chrome version 90.0.4430.93 (the latest one). Due to some dependency, I want to install version 88. So, are there any leads or any kind of suggestion on how to install it? Thanks
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Browser fails to render shadows on Ubuntu 20.04 & Kubuntu 21.04

I've tested with both Chrome and Firefox (same thing happens with Electron apps) For some reason browser can't render shadows $lspci | grep VGA 04:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation ...
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Chrome Consuming a lot of CPU Resources (Possible bg Crypto Miner)

community, It's been a month and I feel there is some fishy things going on in my chrome ubuntu 20.04. I think there is a possibility of a miner script running in the background. With hardly 10 open ...
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How to install chromedriver and google-chrome for python3 Selenium

Yes, I know it is an old question but I am compelled to ask it again. I've been trying to configure an Ubuntu 18.04 for running selenium using Python3 but am unable to do so. Tried out all the options ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Google chrome very slow and constant stream of sandbox errors

I've got an issue with chrome that has been bugging me for ages. I can launch it OK but after that it constantly hangs and never seems to stop loading a page. Also, I can't install any extensions - ...
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Firefox and Chrome running together - CPU usage

I'm currently studying cybersecurity and I was asked this question - Why is it, that when launch both Chrome and Firefox together, the CPU usage isn't as high as running Chrome alone all by itself? ...
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NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID on Ubuntu 20.04 after upgrade on several apps but not all

The problem After I upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04, I keep getting NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID on Google Chrome and several other apps like Tandem, Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Edge but Chromium, ...
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Possible to set a dark theme in Chrome on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to set a dark theme in chrome on Ubuntu? I don't mean a regular theme downloaded from the extension store, but a system theme, a full theme. One that is automatically recognized in ...
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Chrome Sync Now Impossible with i386

Am I right thinking that there is no workaround to enable Chrome to Sync on an i386 machine? Access to the API has been withdrawn from Chromium, and no earlier i386 version of Chrome will have access ...
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Many segmentation faults in applications after RAM upgrade

I have a Lenovo IdeaCentre 510A-15ARR on which I replaced Windows 10 Home with Kubuntu. Here is some basic info: System: Kernel: 5.8.0-48-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.18.5 ...
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Controlling the browser from command line

I recently switched most of my work from Mac (back) to Linux - with no regrets. The one thing I still need to figure out is how to control a browser via scripts from the command line. Primary purpose ...
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Open chrome tab from terminal in specific window

Most of the time, I will have two chrome windows open, one on each screen. I wrote a script that automatically opens a new chrome tab whenever I submit a "job", this takes me to the job logs....
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Make chromium as default application available?

I have downloaded Chromium from https://download-chromium.appspot.com/ and I would like that it appears: in the list web. So that I can set as default web app. I have not installed Chromium just ...
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Where does Google chrome save my cookies?

I want to import my Google Chrome bookmarks and settings in Brave browser. When Brave ask me the math of the file, I should choose which path? OS: Ubuntu 20.04
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Where does Chrome store encryption key on KDE/with Kwallet? Is it properly secured?

According to the google-chrome manpage: --password-store=<basic|gnome|kwallet> Set the password store to use. The default is to automatically detect based on the desktop envi‐ ronment. ...
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How to fix Blank Impor password on Chrome ubuntu

I just installed ubuntu then I installed Google chrome. Then I downloaded my chrome password in Windows, for me to import it to Chrome. When I open chrome, and activate import, then I select import, ...
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Why I am getting errors -Permisssion denied for firefox and unknown error: DevToolsActivePort FOR chrome?

I am trying to setup google chrome, firefox along with selenium webdriver for webs scraping. Tools version- Google Chrome 89.0.4389.90 Mozilla Firefox 87.0 geckodriver 0.29.0 (cf6956a5ec8e 2021-01-14 ...
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WebDav - Forbidden on Browsers

I'm trying to create a server using a raspberry pi but before that i decided to test it first in a virtual machine. So, I created two folders webdav and webdav2 inside /var/www/ and they worked nicely ...
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Why is Chromium Rendering Pages Using the Google Satisfy Font?

Every now and again, Chromium renders web pages in Google Satisfy font, as per the screenshot of the Stack Overflow home page. I've used the Satisfy font to write Google documents. I don't use it ...
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Can I run multiple scraper at the same time using cron jobs?

I have schedule some crontab jobs to scrape a number of websites. I have set some cron jobs to run the scrapers at 1 AM, scraper_1 starts on 1:01, scraper_2 starts on 1:03 and scraper_3 starts on 1:05 ...
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Remove password for Google Chrome

I have Google Chrome installed. When I open "Show Applications" and click on the icon for "Google Chrome" I have to enter my password. I built and installed this system and I am ...
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Chrome App Window Borders

Before I explain the problem, I would like to tell you that this is in fact Ubuntu 20.04, even though it looks like Mac OS Catalina. I have themed it so much, and have gotten questions closed because ...
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How to restore Bookmarks&history&Tabs&Preference from .confg/google-chrom for chromium?

I am migrating my home from a source PC to a new target laptop. The source one is broken and now is only accessible by ssh. Previously, there was a chrome brower and I saved many pages on the Bookmark ...
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Microphone problem in browsers Ubuntu 20.04

I recently switched from windows and I have a problem with my microphone in Ubuntu 20.04. Although Audacity can record my voice, Messenger Calls, Google Meet, Zoom etc does not seem to operate ...
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google.com not displaying search suggestions and sing in button doesn't work

I will get search suggestions if queries are typed into the Chrome address bar but not when they're typed into the google.com main page search bar. I'm getting an exception on input or on the 'Sing in'...
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How can I customise Chrome title bar buttons (minimise, close, maximise) to use the shell's buttons with a custom Chrome theme?

I know there is a setting in Appearence > Use system title bar and borders, but I don't want the border, only the buttons. Instead of this I want to see this inxi -SG System: Host: ubuntu ...
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How to launch web tabs running in Chrome's App mode at specific locations on a screen?

I have a number of Chrome tabs running in app mode that I autostart on login. I have the Auto Move windows extensions able to move them to specific workspaces. I am trying to get them to next be at ...
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Acer Swift 3 hardware acceleration problem

I have an Acer Swift 3 (2020) Ryzen 4500u/8gb ram Everything works perfectly. But video playback doesn't use hardware acceleration, it's all on the CPU. I have changed flags on chrome/brave/Chromium, ...
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Keyboard sometimes stops in Chrome working with multiple monitors

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS on a laptop with a second monitor attached, and I've been experiencing an annoying bug for a long time. If Chrome is open when the laptop goes into power-saving mode, ...
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Weird font kerning issue on Chrome and Firefox

I've been using Chromium from the Ubuntu repository since I switched over to Kubuntu last year, but since Chrome Sync was removed I want to switch over to Google Chrome - however I am having font ...
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Unable to load chrome on Ubuntu 20.04

terminal did not load chrome. after trying to install with the app. then do so on the terminal came back with this message: raptor@raptor-Latitude-E6520:~$ sudo apt install ./google-chrome-...
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Google Chrome Not updating (Do not want to re-install or disturb apt) [duplicate]

Hello so I got a notification from sofware updater to update google chrome but it said Failed to download packages pleases check your internet connection but I was connected to the internet already ...
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Seperate theme on certain apps

DISCLAIMER: This is Ubuntu 20.04, even though it looks like Mac OS Catalina. The Problem I would like to set a different theme for a certain app. Chrome apps, specifically. I have been informed ...
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Access a browser's console from the command line

I've see this: Browsing the internet from the command line But I'm wondering if there is a way of accessing a browser's console from the command line? E.g where typing JSON.stringify(...
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Is there a way to prevent users from escaping the Chrome browser in kiosk mode?

I have the following problem, I have a screen on which a webapp in Chrome is running in kiosk mode. I have already managed to avoid touch gestures like swiping from left to right (with a Chrome AddOn) ...
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Detecting Dark Mode on web apps

Is there a way to make web apps like YouTube detect system dark mode automatically on Ubuntu 20.04? Edit: Some web apps can fallow system theme on windows. If you have dark mode enabled then these ...
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Wrong colors on Firefox and Ubuntu 20.10

I installed Ubuntu 20.10 recently and only now noticed that colors are off but only in some places. If I take a screenshot and open it, it displays correctly but on Firefox, it doesn't. I applied the ...
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How can I download an HTML webpage including JavaScript-generated content from the terminal?

On Google Chrome, when we go to the development mode, right-click an HTML element → Copy → Copy element, we can copy the HTML content of a webpage. Below is an example of the procedure I've described: ...
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Chrome suddenly changes UI and Website fonts

A brief overview I'm running Google Chrome stable, Google Chrome beta, and Chromium on Ubuntu 20.04. A couple of months ago, these Chromium-based applications started showing a weird behavior where ...
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Change the way how chrome shows the icon when you have more than one person added in it

I use google chrome with many people profiles, however, chrome shows all of them together, like this: But I would like that they are like this: Any way to achieve this?
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Disable Chrome update Pop-Ups

I use Ubuntu 18.04 on many devices connected to a TV screen to show a Web Interface on full screen. But many times a pop-up appears on the screen and says "Chrome failed to update" How may I ...

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