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Google Chrome Repo (Debian Stable)

I need to install google-chrome on debian stable. Is there any way I can add the google's repos and have always the recent version of chrome installed?
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Google Chrome updates after 32bit discontinuation

A few days ago I noticed this error message in updates Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages' in ...
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Google Chrome stutters when scrolling and other issues

I have heavy problems with the Google Chrome Version for Debian. The same problems occur in Chromium, but not with Iceweasel. When i scroll the page stutters and flickers instead of smoothly going ...
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How to resolve “your browser does not allow access to your computer's clipboard” on Google Docs?

I'm trying to copy or paste some text, in Chrome, on Google Docs, and getting this error: your browser does not allow access to your computer's clipboard How to resolve it for Chrome (this seems to ...
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restore chromium/firefox windows to original workspace/desktop

I have a three monitor setup, with two monitors driven directly by Ubuntu 12.04 for a total workspace/desktop area of 3840x1200¹. I usually work with 5 virtual workspaces, often more if I work on ...
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Why is chromium-browser killed when I close the terminal despite nohup?

This question is old, and I am still not clear about why. Original question in 2014: In a Gnome Terminal tab, I ran $ nohup chromium-browser & But when I close the terminal tab, chromium-...
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Why is apt upgrade changing my x-www-browser to google-chrome-stable?

For the second time now, I've just run apt upgrade and had this happen: [...] Setting up google-chrome-stable (48.0.2564.116-1) ... update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable to provide ...
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Chrome/Chromium crashes (“Aw, snap!”, segfault): “Resource temporarily unavailable”

Chrome/Chromium won't load any websites and just shows the "Aw, Snap! Something went wrong..." page. Some sub-processes segfault. When started in a Terminal, it will shows lots of these: [......
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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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Autocomplete in browsers doesn't work on Linux

I have several websites which use autocomplete in their forms. For example, after logging in to an invoicing website I can type in the client field several letters (3-5) and then the box with list of ...
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Can I make Chromium use font X every time CSS wants font Y?

For example, I would like to load FreeSans every time the style sheet specifies font-famlily: Helvetica.
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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 browser (pepperflashplugin) opening listening ports on 0.0.0.0:5353

I am using chromium browser (chrome) with pepperflashplugin in Debian. I have noticed, chromium/pepperflashplugin opens a listening port on my public interface 0.0.0.0:5353 as seen with netstat: ...
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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 https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/mythbusters/videos/final-season-...
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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: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/...
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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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Revert to old Chrome profile icon / avatar upper left corner

Restarted Chrome and the old profile avatar in upper left corner was gone. With constant use of multiple profiles for various testing etc. I have grown custom to quickly recognize which profile I am ...
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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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SELinux is preventing /opt/google/chrome/nacl_helper from getattr access on the file /etc/passwd

Is this a bug or a real security concern? It appears to have been discussed but I still don't understand why this is happening and what is being done to address the root cause (I am not going to ...
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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/ https://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/...
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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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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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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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Refresh/reload active browser tab from command line?

I'm trying to set up a custom toolchain where the browser (Firefox or, preferrably, Chrome) is often/frequently/constantly forced to refresh from the commandline. (The idea is to instantly see the ...
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Google App Engine alternative for CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu?

I have written WebRTC Apps which is Python and Google App Engine. Google App Engine is not freely available to use for production release, so I am looking alternative of it for CentOS, Fedora. Can ...
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Unmet dependencies when trying to build chromium browser on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the necesarry dependencies for building Chromium on Ubuntu 14.04, and I am facing the following message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: g++-4.8-multilib : ...
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Adding nssdb certificate from an install script

I am trying to write an script (postinst for a .deb package) that will install a secure websockets (wss:) application and a certificate that allows access from the Chrome browser. The developer has ...
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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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How can I make chrome (stop asking to be) the default browser?

I am running Linux Mint Debian edition (essentially Debian testing) and the Cinnamon desktop environment. Every time I launch google-chrome it asks to become the default browser. I have told it to do ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Problems installing Chrome in SLED 11

I'm trying to install Google Chrome on my OS, but when I execute the .rpm, I got this error: google-chrome-stable-35.0.1916.153-1.x86_64 requires libX11.so.6 (64bit), but this requirement cannot be ...
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True vim-like behavior in Chromium

I have been struggling in the browser wars for years, and I think I have finally found an extension (chromium-vim) which allows me to switch away from Firefox (or more recently, palemoon) for good. ...
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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 ...