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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Blocking sudoer from deleting file

i have a hypotetical problem. Assume that I want to educate a kid aged 7 on linux. I do not want him to waste time with youtube kids channels. So I enforced an extension on chrome that blocks these ...
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How do I stop the pictures in youtube search results from displaying frames from the video in rapid succession, when using Chromium browser?

I'm a Linux user, and am having a problem with youtube.com when accessing it with the Chromium web browser (ver 53.0). When youtube lists search results, each result shows a picture. The problem is ...
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What is Fedora doing in this TCPdump?

So I decided to have tcpdump listen on port 80 because I use HTTPS whenever possible, and thought there shouldn't be anything there. Well, there was. I can see that one of these connections is the ...
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Browser's Mechanism of font choosing on Linux Systems

Actually, I think my question is too basic, but, even after performing a deep search on internet, I still didn't understand how a browser selects a particular font for rendering a particular script on ...
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Choppy smooth scrolling after google chrome update

Until version v87.0.4280.141 smooth scrolling worked without issues on my Arch Linux system. After updating to newer versions smooth scrolling is not working at all, but when I resize the window to ...
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external_update_url does not install chrome extension?

I am trying to install chrome extension from a server. First I self signed a ssl sertificate by doing this. Then added update_url inside my manifest.json file. Afterwards, I specified the extension's ...
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Daemon key remapper for linux?

Is not any new that webkit based browsers have some bugs with xmodmap, I think this is the main report, but here are some other important threads from askubuntu and archlinux.org. Anyway, I really ...
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Ubuntu Chromium-browser segmentation fault

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 in Userland android application, on Android 10 and have installed chromium-browser through command line sudo apt install chromium-browser. But when starting it through chromium-...
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How do you disable Vsync in Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04

I have an NVIDIA GPU and am running Ubuntu 20.04. I've tried to disable Vsync on Chrome, but I can't find a command or setting to do it.
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SELinux : Where I find selinux policy for google-chrome on Fedora Linux?

How do I find all the SELinux policies used for Google Chrome on Fedora Linux?
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Chromium/Chrome app-page for Google Docs created with `--app-id` argument looks bad in Xfce

As detailed here, there seems to be two ways of creating an app-like appearance of any page in Chrome and Chromium. The --app-id argument is used when creating a shortcut for any page or for just a ...
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Google Chrome tabs restore after remove via dpkg

Summary How to restore after Google Chrome reinstall (remove + install) previously opened tabs that are no longer in history, Ctr+Shift+T cannot open them (tried)? Full story I've decided to reinstall ...
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Emoji do not show up in Chromium, render as empty boxes

When I try to view something like the Link Emoji (🔗) what I see rendered in my browser is a empty box. I see some web services are now using these glyphs. This is what it looks like currently, How ...
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Error while cross-compiling chromium for ARM from x86_64

I am trying to build chromium from source code following instructions at https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/src/+/master/docs/linux/build_instructions.md I have successfully built and tested ...
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PopOS 20.10: Gnome slow and laggy

Introduction Recently I accomplished a brand new installation of PopOS 20.10 standard image (not NVIDIA one). I have Intel UHD Graphics 620 (rev. 7) / i7-8650U installed. Problem statement I noticed a ...
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Chromium does not show saved passwords

I'm using chromium under Ubuntu. Did not use chromium for few months (I only use it for personal important stuff where I save important bookmarks and passwords). Today, when I tried to log to personal ...
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Google password manager doesn't work in AwesomeWM

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04. I've installed AwesomeWM and I've really been enjoying using it. One problem that I've run into--there's some sort of password manager in Chrome that works well inside Gnome, ...
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Can I use /etc/hosts to whitelist domains?

I set up a little ubuntu box for my son for remote learning and I would like him to only access certain domains in the browser. I was thinking of doing a blanket etc/hosts but I would need to add ...
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Chromium Google search autocomplete not working on Mint 20

I installed Chromium on Mint 20 using apt following the docs here $ apt list chromium Listing... Done chromium/ulyana,now 87.0.4280.66~linuxmint1+ulyana amd64 [installed] Then I added Google as the ...
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Getting snow in fullscreen video in Google Chrome

I have Arch Linux running on a Gigabit Z370 HD3P motherboard and i3 CPU with no graphics card (uses onboard video). I have started getting bands of snow when I run fullscreen video only. If I pause ...
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Chromebook - How do I access /dev/hidraw0 in linux terminal without rooting?

As my study, hidraw device is hidden from /dev in the Chromebook. Is it possible to access or list the device ( such as stylus) without rooting? Thanks!
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How to hide Linux terminal when start chrome as root?

As you know for starting google chrome on Linux as a root user, we need to follow the below steps: vi /usr/bin/google-chrome FROM: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH export CHROME_VERSION_EXTRA="stable&...
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Create a desktop file for Chromium app to be recognized as “Google Calendar”

I have a following desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Name=Google Calendar Exec=/usr/bin/chromium-browser --app=https://calendar.redhat.com Type=Application Icon=google_calendar Comment=Google Calendar in ...
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Chrome on Linux tiny menus, toolbar and default (100%) page size

On my Lenovo I am running Debian and XFCE and I have a quite high resolution screen but it being 15", I have to resize everything otherwise it's too small. Now on Chrome everything, tabs, search ...
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Why does Chromium segfault when uploading images?

When selecting an image for upload, I am able to see the preview in the browser. Once the actual upload process begins, Chromium segfaults. Seems like it's some sort of odd permission issue? The file ...
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ImageMagick generated PDF renders as blank pages in Chrome

I have drawn a png file using Krita: I then converted this file to a pdf file using convert: convert test.png test.pdf When I open this file in my PDF viewer (Evince), I see the image above, just as ...
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Remove themes from Chrome

I am using Chrome web browser on MX Linux 19.2. I installed a theme from Chrome Web store. For removing an installed theme, you have to go to settings and click on appearance. There is an option to ...
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Setting default browser for zathura

So I have trouble setting the default browser for opening links in zathura. I would like to use chrome however Palemoon is always used instead. I am on Manjaro with i3. First of all xdg-open "...
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No mic in Google meet

I have a laptop that was bought with windows installed but could not handle the video load from the school. I put in the light version of Zorin hoping that would work. It did, but now I have lost mic ...
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How can I block access to certain websites on Ubuntu?

I would like to block certain websites to improve productivity and avoid distraction. I have found BlockSite (Brave browser extension) to be a very good tool but it has one fatal flaw in that it can ...
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Google Chrome scrolling suddenly stopped on my website

I have a website that was working OK until this weekend. Today I noticed that a number of browsers lost the ability to scroll the content vertically. The only modifications done to the server or the ...
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Chromium suddenly started creating redundant '~' directory inside home directory. How to get rid of it?

A mysterious '~' directory recently appeared inside my home directory (as in ~/~). Inside I found a single hidden directory .confit which contained a single directory chromium. Inside that ~/~/.confit/...
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Chromium browser not installing

To install the Chromium browser, I type: sudo apt install chromium-browser But then I get several errors. What happens after is below: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Run chromium/script from .NET Core App

Hi I have a systemd service which starts .NET Core application by shell script. [Unit] Description=Barcode to Server Core App [Service] Type=simple ExecStart=/home/scan/run-rfid.sh [Install] ...
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Google Chrome not asking for password based authentication before showing saved passwords in clear text

I had been using Chrome and found that Chrome does not ask to authenticate(enter login password) before showing saved password in clear text. To make it clear what I am trying to say, I have added a ...
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How to register new mimetypes not available in xfce4-mime-settings so that they are recognized with xdg-open under XFCE4?

I am trying to register new mimetypes under XFCE4. In particular, I would like to register the protocol zoommtg so I can launch Zoom meetings from links in the webbrowser Chrome. Chrome will launch ...
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How can the Chrome browser treat the numpad keys as arrow keys when the xkb option numpad (mac) is active?

I'm using the Num Lock key as meta key and have set the numpad keys permanently (as if Num Lock was active all the time). Many desktop apps (konsole, the Atom editor, LibreOffice) and even the login ...
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Custom User-Agent String for Meta-WPE

I am running meta-wpe in my custom Yocto image. I am trying to access Netflix through the browser. I can easily open the Netflix login page but when I try to enter my username and password, it gives &...
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Open Link from Bash in Existing Browser Tab

I'm generating markdown previews from the commandline (to a local file in /tmp) and would like to update the preview tab instead of creating a new one. Firefox has a new tab option but nothing on ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 — build/update-linux-sandbox.sh, no such file or directory?

I used google-chrome name.pdf to open my file in Chrome, but it output an error message as below: 1007/010233.322709:ERROR:nacl_helper_linux.cc(308)] NaCl helper process running without a sandbox! ...
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Opening two Chrome windows on Fedora 32 is very slow

I am running a Fedora 32 on my XPS 13 laptop. I use Chrome as my browser, and I have 2 profiles - work and personal. When I open a new profile, it opens a new Chrome window. However, both windows lag ...
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How can I search, highlight and click with xdotool in Chrome?

I need to click a string of text hundreds of times, and the text moves around. Let's say that the string is FOO. This is what I have: xdotool key ctrl+f xdotool key f xdotool key o xdotool key o ...
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Install Headless Chrome in Suse

I am trying to install a headless Chrome browser. My current OS is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (x86_64). I am following this guide: https://www.simplified.guide/google-chrome/install-on-suse But ...
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How do Chrome app icons work?

This is fairly trivial question, but I’m curious about how this works. I just wanted to change an icon used by a Chromium App created from a web address. The .desktop file refers to an icon with a ...
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Google chrome connect directly to Internet even when opened with proxy

I'm using ParrotSec (Debian based) and installed Google Chrome recently. Unlike Firefox, Google Chrome doesn't have an option to set a proxy in the UI instead it uses system proxy. In my case, I ...
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chromium: specify file association, instead of opening file in xdg-open

When I click on a file in chromium, it calls xdg-open to open the file based on its mime type. For example, if I click on a file with a .torrent extension, it opens it in my torrent client. Is it ...
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Google Chrome is not working after upgrade on Dell systems

We have updated Google Chrome from 78 stable to the latest version 85 stable official release on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Dell systems. After the upgrade, we were unable to access any URLs -- no error ...
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Can't connect to localhost on virtual machine

I have installed Linux on my Chromebook as a virtual machine (standard install by Chrome). I have also installed Bitnami XAMPP stack and Wordpress. Also the linux Chrome browser. The problem is that I ...
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Building Chromium on Linux (from Scratch)

I am trying to build Chromium on a recent version of Linux From Scrath, building LFS/BLFS so far works fine for me, just do not manage to get Chromium working. I need it for specific use. ...
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Chrome fonts look horrible. They appear to have spaces in some of the letters

Using Gentoo and X11. Not using a desktop manager....only X11 and compiz fusion. My default chrome fonts are horrible. For instance, see the space that is between proper ty. Is there anything I can do ...

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