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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Why google-chrome-stable requires libX11.so.6()(64bit) but this requirement cannot be provided?

I'm used to google chrome, so I downloaded it onto my sles 11 sp3. when I want to install it, I get the following issue. Problem: google-chrome-stable-43.0.2357.125-1.x86_64 requires libX11.so.6()(...
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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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How to sync bookmarks (favourites) between Google Chrome and Chromium

I'm new to the world of Raspberry 2 and Linux and I have install Chromium on the Raspberry. I did this because I thought it would be a good way to access my Google Chrome Bookmarks (Favourites). ...
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Make new tabs appear from left to right, to the right of the parent, in Chrome

I'd like to make Chrome a bit smarter, or at least a bit more convenient, regarding the position of new tabs. For a long time, the behavior of Chrome was ok, if not always ideal. When opening a page ...

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