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How to solve weird bug when launching Google Chrome?

I just reinstalled my Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon, because I wanted to clear up any potential clutter in my system. When I am now using Chrome, whenever I launch Chrome, my GUI "shakes" strangely. Some ...
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Fedora 23 - Chrome tab bar font size

I switched today from Windows 8.1 to Fedora 23. Like it so far. My first maybe bigger issue is the font size of the tab bar in google chrome. It is just too big for my eyes. Suit it yourself: And I ...
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Chromium forgets passwords stored in kwallet after upgrade

Already asked this question on the Arch forum, got no useful answer, so I try it here as well, perhaps someone sometime experienced something similar, maybe on some other Linux flavor. After a recent ...
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How to watch discovery.com videos on Linux?

I can't get Discovery videos to play at all in Linux. For example, in Chromium version 47.0.2526.106: Run chromium --incognito ...
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one finger scrolling on chrome but not firefox

I am running linux Mint 17.3 with google chrome installed. I am using a Synaptics touchpad driver on a touchscreen laptop with a touchpad as well. Chrome scrolls vertically when I move vertically ...
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Chrome: AVI Support

Is it possible to play AVI/MPEG/WMV codec files directly into Google Chrome ? I have created a HTML application for playing multimedia. While testing, above mentioned extension files are failed to ...
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Can Google Chrome run on ARM architecture?

I am running Debian on an ARM device, is there any build of Google Chrome for that?
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chrome remote desktop gives “Failed to start host service” error

I am trying to "Enable Remote Connections" after installing the chrome web app as well as the chrome remote desktop service as per the following article: ...
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“PNACl module failure, fatal” (Debian 8)

I am running http://folding.stanford.edu/nacl/ in Chrome in Debian 8. It tells me: We're sorry, we could not load Folding@home in your browser. Are you using the Google Chrome browser version 31 ...
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Unable to scale Chrome on Hdpi screen for Arch Linux

I have a MBPR 13 running Arch Linux with only xorg and xmonad. However im not able to scale Chrome for Hdpi instead everything is super tiny. What I have tried so far is the reccomendations on Arch ...
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Fetch Chromium source

I am trying to download the Chromium source on Scientific Linux 6.6, using the instructions from chromium.org And get the following error: $ fetch chromium Running: gclient root Running: gclient ...
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Can't start Google Chrome on Debian

I installed Google Chrome on Debian 8.2 (Jessie) running XFCE, but I can't get it to start. I installed by running: # dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected ...
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Tracing syscalls of chromium or setting chromium configuration

Given complex application like for example chromium, does anyone now convenient (and actually working) method of tracing it's syscalls? What i am doing Starting chromium in temporary profile but ...
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MPD and Chrome can't both play audio at the same time

I use MPD to stream music, but noticed that I often could not get any sound. I finally figured out that if I quit the Chrome web browser, then playback would continue. This is the relevant section ...
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How do I control which “form” of a font family is used by default in Google Chrome?

I recently installed the Roboto font in Arch Linux using aur/ttf-roboto. For some reason, Google Chrome picks Roboto Thin instead of Roboto Regular, whereas Firefox picks the Regular one: I'd ...
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Launch web page secured with HTTP authentication from a terminal kiosk

I am trying to launch Chromium to open a specific webpage that requires username and password login details. I can open the webpage no problem from the terminal however I have been unable to so far ...
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Chromium repository on Fedora 23

I want to install Chromium on Fedora 23. To my knowledge, there are two available copr repositories: https://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/spot/chromium/ ...
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How to separate Chrome App windows in KDE Plasma 5?

I want to separate icons in a task bar for different Chrome Apps - no grouping as similar for Chrome, Music App, etc. Also I want to switch between open windows per application (Alt + ` by default) - ...
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is there a way to get the url from current tab in google-chrome?

I used to do that on firefox using a python command, but recently something changed and I can't get the URL anymore! What used to work with firefox: #!/bin/bash current_tab_num () { python2 ...
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Disable Windows style scroll bars in Chromium

Is there any way to disable the supremely irritating Windows-style scroll bar in Chromium web browser? By that, I mean the way that the scroll bar stops scrolling up and down (and jerks back to the ...
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Chromium - No Sound

I am using the Logitech G930 Gaming Headset on Mageai with the KDE desktop environment. Within Chromium I am unable to hear any sounds; the volume button indicates noise when I manually adjust the ...
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Retrieving Chromium Browser Data from Console

Two questions: How does one retrieve the number of open chromium tabs from the console? How does one retrieve the name of the current active tab (in chromium) from the console? Unfortunately, with ...
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Is there a way to activate a particular tab of chrome via bash?

Suppose, for example, I have a chrome window active with gmail opened somewhere among its tabs (but not necessarily the active tab). Question: Is there a way to activate the gmail tab from the ...
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How to fix badly opening Chrome window in Elementary OS

When opening Chrome in Elementary OS (fresh install) I see the animation of the window opening to a side of the screen (where I can't access). I don't know why this happens and neither how to get ...
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Bengali/Indic font connected letters rendering issue

I'm having some issue on Linux Mint 17.2 where Bengali/Bangla font's connected letters are not rendering well while visiting duckduckgo.com. This is how they appear - While they should appear like ...
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Install older versions of google-chrome-stable, on ubuntu 14.10

I am able to do, sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable This installs, chrome version 45 which does not support NPAPI plug-ins that is needed to run java inside browser. I am trying to move one ...
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Why doesn't Google Chrome show up in the “Default Applications” list in Gnome 3?

I'd like to configure Google Chrome as my default web browser on Arch Linux. I've already done the following: Made sure I have a ~/.local/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop which has an Exec ...
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Chromium deps install problem on libgl1-mesa-glx:i386

everyone I'm trying to build chromium on Ubuntu 14.04.3 in my Virtualbox and get stuck at installing deps running install-build-deps.sh. The problem lies in package libgl1-mesa-glx:i386. Here's the ...
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Chromium setup errors

I am running into the following errors on startup with a new image of Chromium sd 4:0:0:0: [sdb] No Caching mode page found sd 4:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through EXT4-fs (dm-0): ...
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Google Play Music plugin on Google Chrome freezes everything except for the mouse on ArchLinux

I just installed ArchLinux on my 2013 Macbook Pro. I installed Google Chrome from AUR and when I launch it, after a few seconds, I'm not able to type anywhere, whether it is in Chrome itself or a ...
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GTK Maximum number of clients reached

I recently updated my arch linux running chromium and ever since the update I get the error Maximum number of clients reached Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0 when I try to run a program ...
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UI freezes when I open many tabs in browser

When I open many tabs on browser, UI completely freezes. In some cases I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 twenty or thirty times, after 15 minutes UI unfreeze, I switch to text terminal, kill browser and after that ...
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Google Chrome and VLC do not open in Kali 2.0

I installed Google Chrome in Kali 2.0 but it does not open with no error messages. Also VLC does not open. Error message of VLC while opening through terminal is VLC is not supposed to be run as ...
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Global clipboard unable to copy new content if webkit based browser is running

Arch, cinnamon all up to date. The issue even survived a fresh install. I have no idea how to further troubleshoot this thing. I have tried using xfce and gnome to see if it was a cinnamon issue. ...
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Kali Linux 2.0 shortcut command property

Kali Linux 2.0 released with awesome UI and performance. Today I installed Kali Linux 2.0 after installing updates I installed Google Chrome. Now The problem is that I cannot access chrome command ...
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How can I enter unicode characters on KDE?

On Arch Linux that currently has the mix of KDE 4/Plasma 5. As a Web Developer I need to enter some Unicode Characters into Chrome for testing. I do not have a consistent set of character that I ...
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Google chrome and chromium black window

When I update my google chrome or chromium to a version that is higher than 38 The window of the browser gets black functional square. It's all black even the top bar. I basically can't see anything ...
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Linux desktop keep randomnly freezing after recent updates

I'm experiencing random desktop freezes (I have to hard shut down the system) after recent updates on my Archlinux box. Today it happened a few minutes after startup. The only programs running were: ...
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Chrome notification fills my systray

Under awesome, Chrome notification fills my systray with empty spaces. Any idea how to fix it ? PS: I am sure that it comes from chrome, the pop up on mouse over is "Chrome - Notifications", if I ...
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How to prevent Google Chrome from circumventing the default browser settings?

After I installed Google Chrome on my work laptop, Pidgin links open with Chrome even though Firefox is set as my default browser. Pidgin is using sensible-browser to open links. How can I get ...
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Chromium web browser: user specific /etc/chromium/policies/managed/ policy file

I am helping with the set up of a Linux-based Library kiosk thin client solution. We are using Chromium for the web browser, which is launched by a shell script with various command line options. ...
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Prevent Google Chrome to hang the system on Debian Jessie with GNOME (live)

I'm running Debian Jessie with GNOME (live) off an USB drive; when using Google Chrome, after a while, due to its heavy memory usage, the system hangs; at first the pointer just slows down for a few ...
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Prevent Chromium/Chrome from displaying URLs under certain directories

I'd prefer a low-level approach, e.g. changing the hosts file would be perfect (but AFAIK only domains, not directories can be rerouted there). I'm looking for a way to block ads without resorting to ...
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Chrome with YouTube uses a lot of CPU on Asus Eee PC

Is it possible to play 480p videos smoothly on my Asus Eee PC 1025CE with LM17 onboard? I've seen discussion about this on other sites online, but nothing here. PC: Asus Eee PC 1025CE Chrome: Version ...
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System freezes when viewing HTML5 content

My system freezes totally and immediately any time I view HTML5 video or audio on my Linux (OpenSUSE 13.2 x64) system using a WebKit-based browser (Chrome, Chromium, Opera all do it) of any kind. ...
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Disabling text entry box autoselect?

I've got a bunch of GUI applications which try to be 'helpful' by automatically selecting text in a text box when the text box gets focus. (The main culprit being my web browser.) This is not ...
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Chromium User Agent String on FreeBSD or OpenBSD

I'm in need of a recent Chromium user agent string from a FreeBSD or OpenBSD desktop with the default user agent string. I can only find Chrome useragent strings but no mention of Chromium. Other ...
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can't ppa-purge ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-beta

I installed a beta chromium and now want to purge it on linux mint using ppa-purge. I get all sorts of errors. I also confirmed that the browser has not been deleted/removed from my system as I just ...
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chromium v44 + netflix : missing components error

1) I installed chromium beta v44 on linux mint 17 (rebecca) as per discussion here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chromium-browser/+bug/1371274 sudo add-apt-repository ...
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What is going on with Google Chrome and deleted files

Debugging some CouchDB problems, I was looking for (still open) deleted files: $ lsof -nP | grep '(deleted)' And to my surprise I found that Google Chrome has around 16900 such files: 15870 files ...