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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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How to tell Chromium-browser to run a url as single instance not multiple instances?

I have a web application which crawls data and any browser download it first the second one will not get that crawl informations. While using Chromium-browser in a PC i start as below: $ chromium-...
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How to repair Colors problem in Chrome

Black colors and shadows in videos on Google Chrome have a problem, I don't know how to phrase this problem in words properly so watch these screenshots from the same video on same pixels (360p) using ...
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How can I fix Chrome / Chromium dialog icon sizes on HiDPI?

Chrome / Chromium works fine on HiDPI for just about everything, except it isn't working on dialog boxes. The icons are all really tiny, and the theme is a little off. See screenshot: Is there a way ...
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More than one WIDs associated with “Chrome” and with “evince”?

I am running Google Chrome browser with 17 tabs. $ xdotool search --name "Google Chrome" 79691777 Why does the following return 7 WIDs? 7 doesn't match any of the fact that I have 17 tabs in a ...
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SELinux is preventing /opt/google/chrome/chrome-sandbox from write access on which file?

I keep getting the following error ever since upgrading to Chrome google-chrome-stable-42.0.2311.90-1.x86_64. SELinux is preventing /opt/google/chrome/chrome-sandbox from write access on the file ...
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Links try and fail to open in firefox, then open in chromium after killall firefox

Whenever I click a link in some GUI applications, such as signal or slack, either nothing happens, or I just see the screen flash (the screen also flashes when I start firefox normally). This happens ...
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Problem with screencapture of flash animation in chromium-browser

I'm using chromium-browser and a vnc4 server to do some thumbnailing of flash resources. This is the version: $ chromium-browser --version Using PPAPI flash. Chromium 48.0.2564.116 Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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How do I properly add Chromium to my Yocto linux distribution

Built Yocto (Poky fido branch) linux distro for Raspberry Pi 2 following this excellent tutorial Part 1. Now trying to run Chromium. Added meta-browser to my bblayers.conf Added chromium recipes ...
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How do I run chromium inside a chroot?

Okay, I can run Iceweasel 17 ESR fine and some simple X apps like xkill, so I know that it's not merely an X display problem. However any version of Chromium and Iceweasel 24 fail with the following ...
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Page gets cut in the half if I print from Chrome or Google Cloud but with Firefox doesn't

I'm setting up print server for custom thermal printer on RaspberryPi running Linux Debian and I have a strange problem. If I print a test page it prints OK, same with web page from Firefox, but when ...
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Mint 13 bug that prevents right clicking on desktop icons and numerous other symptoms

I use Mint 13 with Gnome Shell 3.4. For the last month or two I have had an issue that randomly occurs, and once it does only logging out or rebooting fixes it. I randomly have a problem that causes ...
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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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Chromium with ~20 opened tabs freezes my laptop

When I have about 20 opened tabs of Chromium I see the hard disk starts writing and everything start to freeze. I have to 'killall' Chromium. Previously I had installed google-chrome and the same was ...
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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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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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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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Open Google Chrome URLs from terminal

I was trying to open chrome://version/ from terminal using /opt/google/chrome/chrome chrome://version/ command. While it worked for /opt/google/chrome/chrome google.com it just open a new window for ...
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Chrome Chromium should accept self signed certifcates

Yes, this question has been asked earlier here, but the facts, that none of the answers worked out for me, and that the question is pretty old (2011) makes me ask it again: How could I install my own ...
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Sound output limiter to prevent volume spikes on a Linux desktop?

Is there a way to prevent sudden sound spikes in Chrome browser like those caused by streaming TV commercials? I've Googled for a solution to this but the only thing I've found is a Windows utility ...
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Auto-unlock Chrome default keyring

Is there any way to auto-unlock the default keyring that pops-up on every start of Chrome, that works on even non-Ubuntu distros? I am using a Debian-based distro. Is there any solution which is ...
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How to change the default font of the Chrome PDF viewer

The Chrome PDF viewer defaults to a font with terrible kerning. I am using Arch Linux, how can I fix this?
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Gentoo won't update Chromium due to conflict with libxml, icu USE flag is globally set on make.conf, qt-webkit is not part of the conflict

I am running Gentoo Hardened using kernel version 4.1.7-hardened-r1. When I first set up my system I was able to emerge Chromium without a hitch. However, I recently issued emerge --sync followed by a ...
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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 rather ...
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Chrome notification fills my systray

Under awesome, Chrome notification fills my systray with empty spaces. Any idea how to fix it ? PS: I am sure that it comes from chrome, the pop up on mouse over is "Chrome - Notifications", if I ...
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Failed to load libGLESv2.so.2: libGLESv2.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Created my own Yocto Linux distribution for Raspberry Pi 2 (See Embarcados Tutorial HERE), added meta-browser + chromium recipe. The image built works great and I can run Chromium BUT ... ... when I ...
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chromium add a protocol handler

A lot of years ago I was using kde/konqueror and one nice feature was the ability to open man and info pages using man:// and info:// as url protocol, I never checked but guess man/info pages were ...
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How do you force the navigation and extension buttons to appear on a pop-up window in Chrome?

Sometimes a link on a website causes a new browser window to pop up and sometimes this window doesn't show any navigation buttons, the options menu, or any extension buttons. For example, this occurs ...
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Fonts in chromium

(no, it isn't this) My bold fonts are completely deformed in some sites (mostly SE) in chromium. I have had this issue for a while on two Arch systems, but not in Ubuntu. Here is an example from a ...
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Fedora 17, WebGL, intel integrated graphics

I have troubles with getting started WebGL in Google chrome. This is the info about my GPU from about:gpu: GPU0 VENDOR = 0x8086 [Intel Corporation], DEVICE= 0x0116 [2nd Generation Core Processor ...
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How does nickel-browser in Jolicloud launch apps, behind the scenes?

For the last few days I've been playing with nickel-browser, Jolicloud's Chromium mod in Ubuntu 10.10. I'm try to create a desktop similar to Jolicloud's, but I've hit a big problem: I can only make ...
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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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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 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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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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How can I maximise a video in a tiled window only?

Say I have 3 windows tiled on my workspace. A vim terminal session tiled vertically on the right A pdf tiled in the top left corner A youtube video playing in chrome and tiled in the bottom left ...
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How does Chromium browser determine the default keboard layout on Linux?

I'm trying to figure out how the Chromium Browser sets up the default onscreen keyboard layout / locale on Debian (and general Linux OS as well). Does Chromium Browser sniff the OS settings and/or ...
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Chrome dev tools crash: Cannot read property 'pseudoType' of undefined

When using the Chrome (v71.0.3578.98) developer tools on Ubuntu 18.04 I get a complete system freeze fairly regularly. It's the kind of freeze that locks the mouse, and prevents even Ctrl+Alt+f1. I ...
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Chrome opens a second Transmission window with magnet links. How does it check if there is a transmission open or not?

The magnet link is correctly set with xdg-mime to open in transmission, and also in .local/share/applications/mimeapps.list. If transmission is NOT running, everything works as expected (click a ...
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How can I enable Touch events on Chromium when running in kiosk mode?

I'm having an issue wherein touch events do not work on a touch-capable monitor when Chromium is started with the --kiosk flag. If I remove the flag, touch events behave as I'd like them to. Here's ...
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Printed PDF says “invalidfont” and “OFFENDING COMMAND” when printing from Chrome

I have a OKI MC562dnw hooked up to my network and CUPS (2.1.3) installed on my laptop (Ubuntu 16.04.3) containing PostScript-drivers from OKI's site. Whenever I print a PDF-file from a website in ...
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Move Chrome Window Buttons to Left

I am on Xubuntu 17.04 and I would like to have window buttons on the left without having to turn on native window decorations. The following used to work for me in Gnome in a previous installaton. ...
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WebDriverError: unknown error: Chrome failed to start: crashed

I am trying to execute test scripts using Protractor, Google Chrome headless browser testing facility and xvfb on a Virtual Machine. I am running the command "npm run test:xvfb" to achieve this. But ...
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Stop chromium animation when de-iconifying

I just upgraded to chromium 58. Suddenly de-iconifying chromium, which used to have imperceptible latency, runs through an annoying animation that lasts several hundred milliseconds. To see this, ...
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Minimal install of CentOS 7 and Chrome

Because I eventually need to run this on docker I try to create a container with a current version of Chrome 57 x64 on CentOS 7.3. Unfortunately this does not work until I create a very bloated image ...
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Debian GNOME 3 Chrome drag and drop issue

I simply cannot drag and drop anything on Google Chrome; pages (for drag-and-drop bookmarking to the bookmarks bar), tabs (for re-ordering) and also anything on a website (that can be draggable and ...
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How can I prevent chromium from spawning so many threads?

We have a Raspberry Pi (with Raspbian/Debian 8/Jessie) set up to run chromium in kiosk mode as a status monitor for our local network. It is set up to load one page from a server on our network; the ...
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Disable Chrome titlebar in X11 without window manager

I am creating a desktop environment to launch a Chromium-based kiosk, with this set of commands: nitrogen --set-centered /usr/share/$name/$name-logo.png --set-color="#ffffff" xset s off; xset -dpms; ...
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Where to download chrome remote desktop 32 bit for ubuntu 12.04 as it is discontinued by google?

I installed the the 32 bit version of google chrome in ubuntu 12.04 using the post Where to download Chrome 32bit since it has been discontinued by Google? My objective is to install the 32 bit ...
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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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