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Questions tagged [chrome]

Google Chrome is a proprietary web browser developed and released by Google. Most of its source code is shared with their Chromium project from which the free software (BSD-licensed) Chromium browser is built. Use this tag for questions about installing, configuring or using the Chrome or Chromium web browsers on Unix-like systems.

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Command to run executable with icon

(Ubuntu 18.04) Is there a command to open an executable WITH a given icon? I'll give more background. I'm trying to create multiple google chrome "users" (NOT the "People" tab, I need each user to ...
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Debian 9.6 Lxde 32bit inconsistent youtube performance with Chromium

Hey guys what could be the reason for some videos on YouTube be unwatchable and almost freezing Chromium (even when paused!) while others play fine at a the same quality, and same codec (avc1, opus). ...
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Takes too long for any browser to load at the first time

I have Gentoo(4.14.83) with dwm as my DE. I've tried about 6 browsers and every one of them, as I start it right after the boot up, may load only after 30 seconds and up to 100 seconds. I use Google ...
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Slow website load with Chrome data saver on [closed]

With Chrome data saver on, my website takes 3 minutes or more to load on my mobile device. With data saver off, the load takes about 3 seconds. What could cause such a substantial difference in load ...
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Chrome gets closed after few seconds in ubuntu 14.04

I want to update my chrome browser but as soon as i updated it using command apt-get update wget chrome-package apt-get install google-chrome it get install but it is getting quite every ...
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Google Chrome misbehaving: clean exit, save passwords, sync,

I have recently upgraded to Fedora 29 and have Google Chrome Version 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) (64-bit) installed. It is misbehaving in a number of ways: It will not exit cleanly. after using ...
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Confluence Site viewing via Android-Chrome Redirects URL to many times but Desktop Chrome and other Browsers do not [closed]

I just posted a URL and tested viewing it I noticed that in Chrome on Android it redirects too many times to the following URL. I tried clearing my cookies and browsing data but it still did the same ...
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Screen Reader on Linux system

I switched on the screen reader on my Ubuntu 17.10 machine. It works fine with Firefox 61.0.1 (64-bit), but its not working with Chrome version 69.0.3497.100 (Official Build) (64-bit). Is there need ...
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Cannot download anything in chrome because of xdg-open popup?

I am unable to download any file from chrome because of the pop up in google chrome. I have tried to download pdf and iso files so far. [msingh@centos ~]$ xdg-mime query filetype /home/msingh/...
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Hiding Chromium tab bar, omnibar (address bar) and window decorations?

I'm using both i3 and Chromium. I love Chromium tabs, but hate having that tab-bar there if there is only one tab open. I want it to behave more like a terminal (sanely) If there is more than one tab,...
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Shell-script to periodically free some memory up with Ubuntu 18.10 LiveCD with only 4GB of RAM. Need some improvement

Edit 1: The freezing just happened and I was able recover from it. Log(syslog) from the freezing until 'now': https://ufile.io/ivred Edit 2: It seems a bug/problem with GDM3. I'll try Xubuntu. Edit ...
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How can I find what password store Chromium's password manager is using?

Arch's docs on Chromium Browser say that for the purposes of storing passwords it uses either gnome, uses Gnome Keyring kwallet5, uses KDE Wallet basic, saves the passwords and the cookies' ...
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google-chrome cursor extremely small in Gnome 3, google-chrome-dev is regular system size

I am on latest Arch with latest Gnome 3. I had this working fine, but played with the native screen resolution and somehow after this exercise, my mouse cursor size is now super small in google-chrome....
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readline keybindings in chrome/chromium

Does a chrome/chromium extension exist that can configure often used readline keybindings? Specifically Ctrl+a for Home, Ctrl+e for End, Ctrl+d, etc for use within a text editing box. I have found ...
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Downgrading libfontconfig1 causing Fontconfig error

During the building of dwm, I was prompted that X11/Xft/Xft.h cannot be found and apt-get can't install it because libfontconfig1 is 2.13.0-5 while 2.11.0 is required. So I downgraded the ...
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Open xdg-open to download files not working on google-chrome [closed]

I am having google-chrome(69.0.3497.100) on Debian Stretch, whenever I try to download some files by clicking on the download link there will a popup Open xdg-open and when I click on yes option ...
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Exclude chrome/firefox from top command output

How can I exclude Chrome/Firefox processes from top command output? It's just too messy with them in there, and it isn't important for me to see them there.
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Google chrome opened windows and tabs not recovering in different DE

When I open Chrome in one DE (XFCE on Ubuntu 18.04) and then close user session and open Chrome in another DE (Cinnamon), and open there some windows and tabs, and come back to first DE, in first DE ...
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Chromium: out of memory error

I'm getting a lot of this erros in Chrome: Uncaught RangeError: WebAssembly Instantiation: Out of memory: wasm memory For example, on Twitch.tv I can't see any video, it throws that error in the ...
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Error: /etc/machine-id contains 32 characters (32 were expected) [closed]

Everytime I start chromium on debian 9, I get the following syslog error, which is very annoying: ERROR:browser_dm_token_storage_linux.cc(93)] \ Error: /etc/machine-id contains 32 characters (32 ...
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Chromium has hard-to-see tab color scheme

I recently ran apt-get upgrade and apt-get update. Chromium was updated. But when I open new tabs, the other tabs are dark, so I can't read their titles. The non-Google tab in the upper left is Unix ...
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Copy to clipboard on highlight in chromium

I'm not sure if this is a chromium issue or just something mangled in my setup. I would like to be able to highlight something in chromium (e.g. a url) and paste it into another application by ...
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Opensuse Leap 15.0: Default audio device not being used by Chrome

I have the default output set to my speakers, but sometimes, Chrome will ignore this and use my second audio output, my usb headphones. I originally had Tumbleweed installed on my desktop, where this ...
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Google Chrome GPU Driver Issues on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having some problems starting Google Chrome on Ubuntu 18.04, and it seems to have something to do with my GPU driver--however, I do not know for sure. I tried google-chrome from the command ...
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UI takes from 20 up to 25% of my screen vertical space

I use google-chrome-stable (Version 69.0.3497.100, installed from the official Google repository) on my Debian Sid laptop. Its user interface (UI) sits at the top of the window and, as far as I can ...
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Chrome apps get grouped in window list

I like to have launchers for web applications (spotify web player, google calendar, overleaf etc.). I also like to group multiple open windows of the same application in the window list. I create ...
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Chrome Linux is not showing an X.509 Extension, SCT

While I was showing this question X.509 certificate giving error in Chrome, works in Firefox to a co-worker using Chrome in Windows, he has shown me that Chrome in Windows is interpreting and showing ...
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X.509 certificate giving error in Chrome, works in Firefox

I just renewed a public X.509 certificate issued by Multicert in a site/vhost in a RedHat 6.2 VM running Apache 2.2. Let's call it https://www.multicert.com . My client machine visiting the site with ...
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can't ban chrome redirect http domain to https

chrome:Version 68.0.3440.75 (Official Build) (64-bit). cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 www.test.app test.app I have build apache on local pc.Do as the webpage say. Google Chrome redirecting localhost ...
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Can't install any GNOME extension with Vivaldi browser on Debian

To have GNOME Shell Extensions installed within Vivaldi browser in Fedora 28 I needed to install chrome-gnome-shell and it worked without problems. Now when I switched to Debian Testing, I cannot get ...
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Strange twitching of download bar in Chrome linux

I use Chrome browser in openSUSE 15 Leap with Gnome. Whenever I download any file in chrome, the download bar is moving around as in video on the link below: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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linux: how can i open a gui program like google-chrome from the command line so that it stays open even after teminal closes [duplicate]

i am a ubuntu user. i often open/launch programms from the command line / terminal. But when i close the terminal, the program also shuts down. Is there some way to let the programs stay open, even ...
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Google Chrome flickers on Cinnamon, but not on Xfce

I am experiencing some flickering problems with Google Chrome (and Chromium, but not on Firefox) on certain websites. The thing is that the flickering manifests only on Cinnamon desktop environment, ...
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web browsers zoom in by default in Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS

I'm experiencing a weird behavior where both Chromium(version 61.0) and Firefox(version 54.0) seem to zoom in by default while other applications do not. For example, here I have the same png image ...
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Chromium auto selecting address and middle click paste

Clicking once on the address bar in Chromium will select the entire address that’s currently written. But doing that, even though it’s selecting some text, doesn’t create a new entry in my clipboard. ...
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How to execute script just before x server stop or gnome logout?

Chrome shows "didn't close correctly" message every time on my Fedora 28 system. I turn off the "Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed" feature. I think the problem is my ...
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What does the suspicious address mean after chromium process row in htop?

Inhtop a suspicious url shows up behind most chromium processes: https://infopro.slgnt.eu/optiext/optiextension.dll?ID############# with a long ID that I'm cutting out since it's probably tied to my ...
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Chrome: font size of tabs, bookmarks' bar etc

Depending on the DPI settings, the fonts used in the Chrome user interface may be the wrong size, because Chrome (2018.07.22) respects the DPI settings when it renders web pages' content, but not when ...
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Install Google Chrome in CentOS

I run a CentOS 6.3 version of 32 bit VM in the Mac OS machine. I get these info from the terminal, $ uname -a Linux Cloudera-Training-VM-4.1.1.c 2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.i686 #1 SMP Tue Nov 6 21:05:14 ...
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Query list of sites to check SSLcertificate compliance with chrome 66

The Quote below is from google chrome 66 release notes: Deprecations Enable CommonName fallback for local anchors policy The EnableCommonNameFallbackForLocalAnchors policy was offered to ...
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Disabling Chromium XFCE Power Management Inhibition

For a long time I've been having problems with my Screen Saver not working properly, now it seems it tells me the problem in the XFCE4 Panel's Power Manager Plugin Captain reads /usr/lib/chromium-...
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Chrome opens wrong application on Linux even after deleting ~/.config/google-chrome

I recently upgraded from Fedora 23 to Fedora 27 which involved installing a new version of Chrome. I then discovered that Java was a pain to start, and in the course of experimenting I ended up ...
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Ubuntu: Chrome crashes when started

System: Ubuntu 16.04 All was fine until today. And then: chrome crashes while watching a YT video. No addon / Plugin / Extension added recently. When trying to restart chrome via launch panel: ...
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Cannot launch Chrome on Ubuntu-14

I am trying to install google chrome (latest stable), onto my Ubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS), and whichever which way I try to install it, it does not launch. What I did here was follow the first ...
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Foreign characters not showing on Chrome, using Arch Linux (Anarchy)

I have been using Anarchy and have Chrome installed. Everything is great except for when I try and view pages with foreign characters in particular Duolingo.com for learning Chinese the characters don'...
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How can we query the login passwords for websites saved by Google Chrome browser?

A while ago, I asked for how to query the login passwords for websites saved by Firefox browser, and received a working solution. Now I was wondering how to query the login passwords for websites ...
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Youtube sound cutting out when using bluetooth headphones on Fedora

So when watching a YouTube video on my Fedora machine, the sound will cut out, and then a few second later a white loading circle will appear on the video. I suspect a related problem might be that ...
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Google Chrome high I/O writes

I left the laptop on with Google Chrome opened and iotop running overnight (~9 hours). This is what it showed for the chrome process: PID PRIO USER DISK READ DISK WRITE> SWAPIN IO ...
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Universal path for Chrome on *nix systems?

I'm looking to write a shell script that will detect all of the common places to find: Google Chrome Chromium Installed for any given *Nix distribution. The common ones I know of are: /usr/bin/...
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Why is Google Chrome not opening, though I have installed it using apt-get -f install? [closed]

I am using Kali Linux and I have successfully installed Google Chrome, but I am unable to open it. I installed Chrome using apt-get -f install as the dpkg command was not working for me. It shows ...