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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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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install chrome on aws ec2 linux server?

I am trying to install google chrome using yum install google-chrome-stable but it is giving me this error on libgdk and libgtk. Error: Package: google-chrome-stable-61.0.3163.100-1.x86_64 (google-...
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chrome does not save my passwords

When I had to login in a site, Chrome used to offer me a number of possible user names and later the password associated with the user I choose (provided that I saved the user-password association ...
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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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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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How to enable the new search tabs feature on Chrome Linux?

Chrome recently added a new feature by which you can search open tabs. It's there by default on my Mac but not on my Linux Chrome. Does anyone know if this feature can be enabled on Linux?
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Chromecast not detectable from chromium

I'm using mint 18 and chromium 55. I have chromecast set up and connected to the network. I can connect to it from my Android device but the chromium browser can't find it. I tried resetting the ...
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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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start chromium on startup using systemd

I am having trouble to start chromium within openbox within xorg on startup, using systemd. I have a script that starts everything: #/opt/kiosk.sh #!/bin/bash xset -dpms xset s off openbox-session &...
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Google Chrome Saved Password Missing

i'm using MX Linux XFCE. It has pre-configured fluxbox session installed. I usually use the Fluxbox more often since it runs faster in my old laptop the the XFCE session. Unfortunately, I have some ...
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Debian 10: No microphone access on Chromium based browsers

After upgrading from Debian Stretch to Debian Buster microphone access stopped working on all the Chromium based browsers. I've tested with Chromium, Chrome, Iridium and Vivaldi. At the same time ...
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How to use different GTK theme in chrome and System?

I want to use the Arc-Darker theme in chrome and Arc-Dark in my system but when I click on use GTK+ in chrome then it uses the default system theme (Arc-dark) but I want it to use a different one. I ...
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Chromium: keyboard dies randomly

I'm using Chromium 89.0.4389.82 (Official Build) Built on Ubuntu, running on LinuxMint 19.1 (64-bit). It works very well as expected, but sometimes, without much clear trigger, all keyboard inputs ...
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Is there a way to activate a particular tab of chrome via bash?

Suppose, for example, I have a chrome window active with gmail opened somewhere among its tabs (but not necessarily the active tab). Question: Is there a way to activate the gmail tab from the ...
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Gracefully close chrome on shutdown

I would like to close chrome before shutdown/restart/logout The reason for this is to have chrome restore the last session automtically and without displaying the restore button I tried putting a ...
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Finding a download link from Firefox so I can use the command wget

I am currently running Kali Linux and I am trying to download Nessus from tenable.com. On my virtual machine right now, it gives me a network error in Chrome so I need the link so I can use wget to ...
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How to change strict security requirements with AWS Kibana

I am proxying AWS Kibana and need a way to prevent the message This Elastic installation has strict security requirements enabled that your current browser does not meet. Is there a way to allow ...
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Lighthouse not connecting — Chrome Headless

I have Chrome headless installed on our Ubuntu 18.04 Server. I recently installed lighthouse extension and am getting a connection error. I don't understand, becasue when I run Chrome via command ...
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Chrome (on OS X) seems to be able to magically circumvent /etc/host redirects

For security reasons, I replace /etc/hosts on my machine with a version that redirects many domains to 127.0.0.1. Mostly this works fine, and I test by ping and by trying to browse to those sites. ...
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Where to download Chrome 32bit?

Google has discontinued the 32bit Version of Chrome so on a 32bit Debian machine it's not possible anymore to update the APT repository: W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/...
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Xfce Run Preferred Web Browser with Argument

I am running Arch Linux and have Xfce4 installed along with Chromium. I want to make Chromium my default web browser, but unless I pass the option --user-data-dir=/home/chris, it doesn't start because ...
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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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snap imported wrong chromium profile - lost tabs, extensions

I have been using the Snap Chromium on Qubes OS (in a Fedora 23 AppVM) for a long time. Today, it broke, as it often does, so I checked what was broken: bash-5.0$ snap list Name Version ...
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Install older versions of google-chrome-stable, on ubuntu 14.10

I am able to do, sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable This installs, chrome version 45 which does not support NPAPI plug-ins that is needed to run java inside browser. I am trying to move one ...
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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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Modified files by Google Chrome

Hello how can I obtain the modified files by Google Chrome. For example, if one web application accesses and modifies the one local file in the user's directory how can I find out?
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Use system title bar in standalone windows in Chrome

I have turned on ⋮ > Settings > Use system title bar and borders in Chrome. Despite that Chrome does not use the system title bar on all windows. Regular windows do have the system title bar but ...
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Accessed non-system Files and Directory by Google Chrome

Hello how can I get detect the which non-system file or directory accessed by Google Chrome on Linux?
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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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Linux mint does not remember default browser

When I launch Chrome on Linux Mint, it asks for being the default browser. I confirm and it is remembered between browser relaunches. But when I shut my laptop down and then turn on again, default ...
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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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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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Chrome eats all RAM and freezes system

How to prevent chrome to take more than for example 4GB of ram. From time to time he decides to take something like 7GB (with 8GB RAM total) and makes my computer unusable. Do you have any help. PS:...
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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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Unable to open Chrome as normal user but works as root user

I installed Google Chrome via terminal in an Ubuntu based AWS instance by following: https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/how-to-install-google-chrome-in-ubuntu-linux-12-xx-13-xx/ Problem is that I can ...
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Launching applications from a terminal with specific window size and location

I am running Linux Mint 13, with a KDE 4 desktop manager. I would like to launch applications from a terminal (konsole in my specific case) and setting the exact size of the window and the location of ...
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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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SOCKS5 Proxy for Chromium

I am trying to use my SOCKS5 proxy with username and password authentication in Google Chromium. I have tried almost every possible proxy switcher addon available in the chrome extensions store. All ...
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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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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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Chrome: DNS requests with random DNS names: malware?

Over the years (since 2005), I have seen logs of strange random DNS requests done, on the multiple DNS / BIND servers I have maintained. May 7 12:13:50 1.1.1.1 named[63742]: client 1.1.1.2#24123 (...
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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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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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How do I install Chromium for ARM Cortex-A8 on bare Linux 3.0.8 armv7l?

TARGET FriendlyARM mini210s I have successfully cross-compiled Chromium for ARM SEE WORKFLOW HERE. How do I install the Chromium on my bare linux 3.0.8 armv7l? What I have done so far I copied ...
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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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Unable to scale Chrome on Hdpi screen for Arch Linux

I have a MBPR 13 running Arch Linux with only xorg and xmonad. However im not able to scale Chrome for Hdpi instead everything is super tiny. What I have tried so far is the reccomendations on Arch ...
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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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Removing Chromium from Debian bullseye

I use apt dist-upgrade and got the following message: The following packages will be REMOVED: chromium The following packages have been kept back: phonon-backend-gstreamer-common sshfs The ...
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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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