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Strange Ubuntu logout when manipulating DOM in Google Chrome

The context: in Google Chrome, in the the Developer Tools inspector, each time I try to move a DOM element, Ubuntu Gnome log me out without notice. I can't even take a snapshot of this, because I'm ...
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My Google Chrome profile can't open correctly

When I open Google Chrome (Stable version), I see the following dialog box: Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable. Please check that the profile exists and ...
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Vim interface on web browser input fields?

I am looking for a browser plugin which inputs textin of input boxes with the same keyboard interface of the Vim text editor. I have adopted Vimium which makes general navigation much more effective, ...
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How to insert text by hitting a key in chrome?

The hotkey should be easy to disable and enable (with another shortcut). The text and keys to enter are string, and should be called by typing "r". It should be used in a flash app for easier ...
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Google Chrome blank page / Cannot open anything

As of today I cannot use Google's Browser Chrome anymore. Whenever I open the Browser I get a blank screen of everything (meaning any site, any internal site (even file://). I have tried to reinstall ...
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Using a web browser to generate a gallery/slideshow from local files

I'm trying to see how far I can go with using a web browser for various tasks vs. native apps. One of these tasks is selecting a group of local image files and generate a preview/gallery/slideshow in ...
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Netflix works on chrome but not chromium?

On my debian installation I installed chromium 39 and the latest version of libnss3, netflix failed to play. I tried on my ubuntu installation and it too failed. I tried installing chrome from the ...
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Can't permanently modify google-chrome.list [duplicate]

I have been modifying the file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list to correct this error. And it which works well the first time. The problem is that the next time I turn on the computer the ...
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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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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 ...