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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Why is Chromium using the same directories as google-chrome for backups?

Why is Chromium using the same backup directories as google-chrome? Instead it should use something like this example from the Arch Wiki: ~/.config/chromium-backup-crashrecovery-20130912_153310 ...
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Remove “Not Secure” Label from a Chromium Shortcut

I have several local network websites that I have added to my favorites bar in GNOME. However, each of the apps have a bar at the top letting me know that my connection is insecure. Things I have ...
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Display webpage with unix domain socket

Is there a way to serve a webpage from a locally running tcp server listening on a unix domain socket instead of localhost:<port>? something like: file:///tmp/webpage.sock my only real ...
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how to installing google chrome in kali linux

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb (Reading database ... 237852 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb ... Unpacking ...
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Bizarre connectivity issue

I just got the most bizarre connectivity issue. WiFi connects and also cable. I can ping and even connect to a VPM (forticlient), but the browser can't reach any page. It throws "server not found" ...
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Certain programs freezing until resizing the window

I've got a bit of a problem with running certain programs. When I run a Chromium (without any flags set) it opens, but will freeze on the new tab screen. If I click or type or interact in anyway, ...
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Google Chrome won't open even after reinstall

All of a sudden, google chrome stopped working and won't open anymore on my Ubuntu 18.04 Server (which I can't restart). Even after remove and reinstall google-chrome-stable, it still gives the same ...
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Firefox extension to open link in Chrome

I am looking for simple solution to add Open in Chrome to Firefox menu, similar to the, already existing, open in new window. I am using Firefox 68.4 on Debian Buster. I found some extensions in the ...
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On Debian Buster how to get nginx to server to use correct ssl version

I have a home web server on a raspberry pi running Debian Buster and a php application that I wrote to manage my finances served by nginx. I just navigated to the site with Chrome Dev tools open and ...
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Invalid SSL certificate only on my Linux machine

I'm hosting a website and my DNS server is from NameCheap, I bought an SSL certificate over there and configure it through nginx, everything were fine, but one day chrome started to complain that the ...
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google chrome does not want to open and cannot uninstall it completely

I found an update for chrome and I updated the system, and the next time I restarted chrome it did not want to open. Nothing was updated except chrome. When I opened chrome from the terminal nothing ...
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I entered some “dbus remove” command(or something like it) but now laptop is an inexpensive paperweight

Okay so I'm going to pass on the whole add a picture thing because I think it's easy to see it. Chromebook 3... blue light on side turns on... nothing happens internally... black screen. No boot ...
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i3WM Prevent applications from grabbing keybindings

I recently added some key bindings to my i3 config # Move mouse with keyboard bindsym $mod+Shift+Ctrl+h exec --no-startup-id xdotool mousemove_relative -- -10 0 bindsym $mod+Shift+Ctrl+j exec --no-...
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Can't open chrome in multiple computers using dsh

I'm trying to create a script that opens chrome in a specific page, because I'd like to do that in many clients. However, when trying to run it from my server (using dsh) or even when trying to ...
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traffic going through lo interface checking every 4 ports

I have noticed that there' s always traffic going on on my loopback interface. It's not a lot but I don't know where it's coming from and I'd like to stop it. There's syn request going from port X to ...
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Make chrome and chromium pick up profiles on new Linux install

So I was using Chrome and Chromium (both, because I need a personal browser and a work browser) on Fedora. And now I changed to RHEL8. But I mounted the same /home, and the user ID (including the ...
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Known Issues With CBS All Access Streaming?

I'm porting this over from the Ubuntu SE, since I'm leaning more toward this being a general linux issue. I saw another post on Ubuntu that had been removed by the moderator on this very same issue. ...
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How to remove permanent/pre-installed Chromium extensions in Linux?

I am using Chromium (not Chrome) under Debian 9. How can I remove this extension: Obviously, it cannot be removed by clicking "remove" and it cannot be found under its ID in /home/.config/chromium/...
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System completly freezes often (maybe chromium-vaapi)

My system freezes and the only solution is to force shutdown it. I'm not sure but maybe the problem is due chromium-vaapi , any missconfiguration or something. I'm in 5.4.13-arch1-1 #1 SMP PREEMPT. ...
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Segfault in Google Chrome - is it Nvidia card related? How do I find out?

System Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon 64-bit, based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Related Hardware GPU: NVIDIA, GeForce GTX 1060, Max-Q Design, 6 GB VRAM CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ Could anyone tell me if the ...
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does Chrome Remote Desktop support Curtain Mode?

I use Chrome Remote Desktop to access my work machine which runs Linux Mint. It's frustrating that, instead of connecting to my existing desktop session (so I can pick up where I left off), it starts ...
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Unable to log into Google account when launching Chromium from the command line

essentially the meat of my question revolves around launching Chromium from the terminal. If I launch Chromium through the GUI I can log into my Google account just like normal, although if I try to ...
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Empty Screen Launching Chromium-Browser Over X11 from Ubuntu 16 to OSX XQuartz

Empty Screen Launching Chromium-Browser Over X11 from Ubuntu 16 to OSX XQuartz When trying to launch chromium-browser over ssh -X X11 from an Ubuntu Server to an OSX XQuartz client, I get the below ...
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Cinnamon 3.8.8: Different icons for chrome profiles not honored in taskbar

I've created two launchers for Google Chrome, one for my work profile and the other for my personal profile. Each has a different icon so I can differentiate them easily. They live under "Internet" in ...
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Why does root user cannot create browser sandbox?

Error: Running as root without --no-sandbox is not supported. In Linux, why cannot the root user create sandbox for chrome or opera browsers like other users? Why should the root user need to launch ...
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Chrome: Two render at same time

I am using Ubuntu-19.10 with Chrome version 79. If I play 4K video only then chrome plays it smoothly but If I put a picture along side same 4k video (means uses 2 div) then same video gets jerky and ...
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chromium browser: exceed data ulimit

I have set ulimit in /etc/security/limits.conf. When I log in into my desktop environment as user testuser normally (using slim login manager), everything works fine. When I log in as user testuser ...
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Chromium kiosk mode across dual monitors

I am running the latest Raspbian on raspberrypi 4 with 2 HDMI touchscreen monitors. My goal is to have a chromium page open full screen across both screens. I tried the solution posted here: Treat 2 ...
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Chromium GPU Driver issue on Debian 10, Ubuntu 18.04, Fedora 28

I have an Intel Nuc with an i7-7567U and an Intel® Iris Plus Graphics 650 (Kaby Lake GT3e). I have a lot of "Aw, Snap!" from Chromium and Chrome, and crashes with Firefox. It is not all the time, but ...
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Why are my fonts rendering so horribly in Chrome in KDE?

I have anti-aliasing enabled with slight hinting. The system font is Ubuntu, including serif, sans and mono fonts. The Chrome font is Roboto. It works just fine in GNOME. I've also noticed that ...
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Does Chromium support AV1?

I see a lot of reports about AV1 in Chrome, however half of YouTube no longer works with chromium. When I search for whether or not Chromium supports AV1, a lot things reference me to chrome://flags/#...
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Open chromium from bash script using crontab

I'm trying to open Chromium from a bash script. This script can be executed in any moment / at the moment scheduled in crontab. I'm using Debian 9. This script kills Chromium if the script is ...
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headless chromium-browser command syntax issue

I'm having some issue with the headless chromium-browser not creating the html files correctly. The only thing / file that gets created is a single {}.html file My domains.txt contains: https://ibm....
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Applications does not start on debian 10, xfce 4

OS: Debian 10 GUI: xfce 4 I have installed Debian freshly on my computer. I have tried two ways of installing chrome. No difference in the results: Found chrome in the software store. Downloaded ...
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No site can be reached(ERR_TIMED_OUT) via browser other than chromium, even chromium's incognito mode

In general, I use chromium. The other day I needed to check something using 'clear' browser, without any extensions running and figured chromium's incognito mode fits my needs. Under this mode, no ...
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How can I view Chromium console log from command line?

I have chromium running on a remote (Debian Linux) machine. It is displaying local content. I can remotely log on to the machine using SSH for access to the command line. I cannot remotely inspect ...
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Videos from certain sites(putlocker) don't play in any browser

Pop!_OS 18.04 LTS; firefox 70.0(64 bit) Videos in putlocker.gs don't play even though I have been able to play videos in any other website. In firefox, I can't click the play button whereas in ...
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How to open exodus wallet exodus-linux-x64-19.10.18 on kali linux

Distributor ID: Kali Description: Kali GNU/Linux Rolling Release: 2019.4 Codename: kali-rolling I am tring to update my exodus wallet and this version has a chrome-sandbox file in it. It ...
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Using a Yubikey setup on Windows on Arch Linux (Manjaro)

I have a YubiKey that was set up on Windows, and I'm trying to use that on Manjaro (on Chrome). I researched a lot on the Internet, but I don't seem to be able to solve the issue. When using ykman ...
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Does Google Chrome require some parts of GNOME3?

Does Google Chrome require some parts of GNOME3? I never pay attention to dependencies but this caught my eye. So... does it? And if I'm using f.i. MATE or Xfce do I "lose" something so to speak? [....
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Enable Protected content in Chromium on Raspbian

I can't seem to figure out how to enable protected content in Chromium, even though the option is enabled in settings. URL I try to get working: https://open.spotify.com/browse What I have tried: ...
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Chrome renders Facebook wrong

Just installed Chrome on Linux Mint. Total moron: thought I was updating Chromium, turns out they're not the same thing, duh. Whatever, got it working may as well try it. Anyway, it does strange ...
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“Software Index is Broken”

I'm trying to install a Chrome update on Linux Mint "Quiana". I downloaded the .deb file; when I try to open/run/install it, GDebi Package Installer says: Software Index is Broken This is a ...
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Configuring Chrome Remote Desktop in Debian 9.11

After installing the Chrome extension and associated .deb package for Chrome Remote Desktop, I've had trouble configuring it correctly. Google's instructions only cover installation under Ubuntu, so ...
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What is the right behavior for http://anonymous.invalid? [closed]

When I browse to http://anonymous.invalid Google Chromium actually redirects me to a google search for anonymous.invalid. Is this the right behavior, per the spec? I would have expected this to ...
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Telegram web + chromium creating folders with thumbs on /home/<user>

I found this on my filesystem user@PC:/home/user# tree 1 2 6 1 └── 00 ├── 10 ├── 11 ├── 12 ├── 13 ├── 14 ├── 15 ├── 16 ├── 17 ├── 18 ├── 2 ├── 3 ├── 4 ...
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Multiple chrome instances with one user (remote VM)

I want multiple people to remotely log in on a VM with the same user and use 'individual' Chrome instances. (they don't have access to chrome on their devices) So far I've tried multiple solutions: ...
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I cannot install Yaourt: I do not have write permission for the directory

These are the instructions (https://manjaro.site/how-to-install-yaourt-on-arch-linux/) to install Yaourt: git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/package-query.git cd package-query makepkg -si cd .. ...
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How to install chromium on oracle linux 7.7

How do I install chromium on oracle linux 7.7 (EL 7)? I used epel repos and the log is: $ sudo yum install -y chromium Loaded plugins: langpacks, ulninfo Resolving Dependencies --> Running ...
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Touchpad swipe gestures in Google Chrome on Linux?

Is it possible to set up Google Chrome in a way to have touchpad swipe gestures available? For example, use two fingers and swipe to the right/left to navigate history.

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