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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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E: Unable to locate package google-chrome-stable

I am running $ cat /etc/*-release PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 12 (bookworm)" NAME="Debian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="12" VERSION="12 (bookworm)" VERSION_CODENAME=...
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Accents don't work for me in Google Chrome

The accent keys, both normal and the inverted tilde, do not work for me in Google Chrome. I don't know how to solve it, among other things, I read that some program may be interfering, but I don't ...
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How to solve Missing X server or $DISPLAY when trying to change the loaded website in chromium

I am a newbie with using raspberry and I am using chilipie-kiosk to develop a kiosk on a raspberry pi. The idea is when the Raspberry Pi starts, the Chromium browser is launched with a page that we ...
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Is it legal to download google chrome from Linux mint software manager?

when I download google chrome I see this....... NOTE: This wrapper is not verified by, affiliated with, or supported by Google. What does it means? Is it legal to download google chrome from Linux ...
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I cannot install any application in Fedora using the dnf command

I want to install Chrome on my Fedora. I downloaded the file and ran the following command: sudo dnf localinstall google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm -y But I got this error message: Warning: ...
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No "File Open" / "Save As" dialogue in Chrome/Brave

I have a strange behaviour in my Chrome-based browsers. I cannot open/upload/save/download files. It does not show me the "file open" dialogue when I press an upload button on any website. ...
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Chromium doesn't start under docker without `xhost +local:`

$ xhost access control enabled, only authorized clients can connect xterm works: $ docker run --rm -it --network host \ --volume ~/.Xauthority:/root/.Xauthority:ro \ --env DISPLAY \ alpine:3.19 ...
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Ubuntu/Orange Pi5 retrieve open tabs on Chromium (kiosk mode) via terminal - Powershell

I have a problem as of late where I am developing some PowerShell script to manage and update some digital displays. Please see below for my work in progress (By no means done). I am struggling to be ...
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Transferring Files from Ubuntu Mate Live USB with limited functionality (Bus error core dumped)

I'm encountering a challenging situation on an Ubuntu Mate 16.04 Live USB: Unable to run commands or open GUI apps: I'm getting a "Bus error (core dumped)" when attempting to execute ...
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Super-user privileges for Chromium browser

After apt-get install chromium and running it on Debian 12, ps alx | grep -e ^F -e ^5.*chromium returns: F UID PID PPID PRI NI VSZ RSS WCHAN STAT TTY TIME COMMAND 5 1000 ...
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access to user settings of Chromium/Firefox SNAP packages

Do I have any chance to manage the settings of Chromium or Firefox when they are run via SNAP? I have a multiuser environment where I'd like to install ublock extension by default force it to use a ...
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force run Chrome with flags

Is there a way to launch (a modern version of) Google Chrome with some flags that are unavailable from chrome://flags just from the desktop icon? As it seems, Google did some heavy lifting preventing ...
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Certificate verification failed: The certificate is NOT trusted. The certificate issuer is unknown

When trying to update Google Chrome the following error message appears: Certificate verification failed: The certificate is NOT trusted. The certificate issuer is unknown. Could not handshake: ...
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Where does this feature request/fix of filtering when uploading files belong?

Using a R-shiny app in Ubuntu, with a field to upload an .Rmd file, that has a filter for file extension: # R-shiny code fileInput("id", "label", accept = c( ".Rmd&...
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Why Flatpak Chromium's decision to use or not use /run/user/…/doc/ depends on the save destination?

I found out that clicking "Show in folder" in my Flatpak Chromium's download history sometimes leads to /run/user/<user-id>/doc/<dir-id>/. I've done basic googling to find out ...
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Emoji support for bookmarks bar on Chrome in Linux

How can I get support for proper rendering of emojis in Chrome bookmarks bar? I'm using Ubuntu Linux or more specifically Xubuntu. This is how it looks today: I want them to be displayed as country ...
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Sign-in options problem in chromium with podman on wsl

I have some usage on aws-cli command on wsl debian/ubuntu no matter what distro, in which before some transition to other account everything worked fine with AWS SAML endpoint. Authentication did not ...
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chrome-remote-desktop Installation error under Ubuntu 22.04

My vps can't install chrome-remote-desktop under ubuntu 22.04 LTS, which reported installation error. Does anyone has the same error or any solutions? I've reinstalled the system, so there are some ...
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Chromium cannot read camera: Dequeued v4l2 buffer contains invalid length #561

I installed the v4l2loopback kernel module on my machine and enabled it with sudo modprobe v4l2loopback exclusive_caps=1. I created a camera on /dev/video0 with the rust bindings and started piping a ...
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Chromium session management on X11 vs Wayland

I use a chromium based web browser (brave) on awesome-wm (WM for X11). My normal workflow is to have 1 or 2 brave windows open on each virtual desktop. Then I would click the hamburger icon (settings) ...
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Ctrl+Shift+M apparently intercepted by Chromium, does not get through to Jupyter

Working in a Jupyter Notebook, I often want to press Ctrl+Shift+M to "Merge Cell Below". However, there seems to be a clash of keyboard shortcuts and it brings up the user profile popup of ...
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How can you install specific version of Chromium or Chrome on Linux Ubuntu?

I cannot find anything for - how to install specific version of Chromium/Chrome on Linux Ubuntu. I searched in apt-get PM and from SNAP. For example we have only this one: apt-get install google-...
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How can you access the Chromium cookies on the command line?

I would like to get access to the Chromium cookies on the command line -- externally to chrome and without the use of any extensions. Where does Chromium store the cookies on disk? Is this possible ...
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How to Open Private Webpages on a Bitnami Lightsail Instance via SSH

I have a Bitnami Lightsail instance on AWS with Debian OS, where I have successfully installed the Google Chrome browser. My goal is to create a web application similar to Facebook or WhatsApp Web, ...
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Chromium doesn't open file dialog

When using chromium, the open or save file dialogs don't work. Examples: attaching a file or trying to download the attachment. I click them, nothing happens, nothing pops up. When running Firefox, ...
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Trying to start a bash script from autostart

I am trying to start a script which starts the browser in full screen mode and refreshes the pages every 24 hours from the autostart file. I created the file ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart ...
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Google Chrome got weird after last Debian 12 update

I installed Chrome on my new Lenovo Xiaoxin Pro laptop with Debian 12 KDE a month ago and all worked fine until recent update to 6.1.0-11 kernel. Browser window is now scaled up with very big top ...
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What is Integrated Windows Authentication and what does it mean for me?

I was looking through my Chromium browser settings and stumbled upon something called AuthServerAllowlist, which was set to the value https://*. Digging a little deeper, it looks like this is tied to ...
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Firefox and Chromium snap on Ubuntu ARM64

I am receiving the following errors when trying to run Firefox or Chromium browser on ARM64 Ubuntu instance: ubuntu@ip-172-30-1-161:~/firefox$ firefox /user.slice/user-1000.slice/session-1.scope is ...
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chrome remote desktop appears offline even when the computer has internet

I have two computers one with Windows 11 and another with Ubuntu 20.04. I need to access the Ubuntu computer from the Windows 11 and I need help doing it. I installed Chrome remote desktop on the ...
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Does Chrome on Linux use its own font subpixel smoothing settings?

I am using an LCD TV as my monitor. In Mate settings I can change the subpixel order to BGR to get a better subpixel smoothing. However, I notice that some applications are using their own subpixel ...
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Webcam keeps on disconnecting and reconnecting

I am on Debian unstable with swaywm. I could also reproduce the same issue on i3. On running sudo dmesg after launching cheese, I get this. After the initial run, cheese straightaway goes into a dark ...
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Mate: How to change the default monitor that Chrome (or any app) opens on?

I am currently on MX Linux 21.3 and the desktop is Mate. I have two monitors: an LCD TV and the laptop's built-in monitor. xrandr output is attached at the end. The LCD TV is at 1360x768 (primary) and ...
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How to update google-chrome on centos with yum-cron?

I'm managing a medium size Selenium grid based on Linux CentOS 7 - a total of a couple dozens linux VMs. I'm using yum-cron to install updates. Starting recently, google-chrome does not update ...
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Is there a way to recover my Chrome Bookmarks?

Yesterday I re-installed Chrome. I lost all my bookmarks. My .config/google-chrome contents ll total 5380 drwx------ 28 joaoh joaoh 4096 јул 12 10:21 ./ drwx------ 37 joaoh joaoh 4096 јул 11 15:...
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Subtitles not showing up in browser's online player in pop os

I recently installed pop os. I'm trying to watch anime in google chrome but the subtitles doesn't show up. It worked fine in windows. I've tried different sites and different browsers but the ...
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How to clear all cache data of google-chrome by commands executed by a bash script?

In my lubuntu 18.04 distribution I have installed google-chrome version 114. By a bash script, at every boots, Chrome is launched and connects to a specific URL. The URL is always the same, but ...
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Is there a way to set a hard cap/limit on how much RAM Chrome can use?

I'm using Linux on my Steam Deck (SteamOS/Arch Linux). Is there a method to set a hard cap/limit on the maximum total RAM Chrome can use with command line arguments? (to 8 GB out of the device's max ...
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Chrome browser won't run on Debian 12

I attempted to install Google's Chrome Browser on Debian 12 with GNOME as follows: wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub > linux_signing_key.pub sudo install -D -o ...
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Force open deprecated Chrome app

I used to be able to "open anyways" a deprecated Chrome app (Authy in my case), but now it doesn't give me that option. All it says is that I can remove it: Is there a way (e.g., in the ...
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Installing Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) for Google Chrome creates .desktop files on my desktop, can I delete these?

Context: I've asked this question on Ask Ubuntu, but haven't gotten an answer, so I'm attempting it here. Ubuntu Version: 20.04.1 I've installed several Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) using Google Chrome....
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Not getting Google Chrome updates, after setting up apt-cacher-ng

I set up a server with the apt-cacher-ng package. I configured a PC to use this cache. I created /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/02proxy, with this line: Acquire::http::proxy "http://my-server:3142"; ...
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How to join a Microsoft Teams meeting with video just from the Meeting ID and passcode?

There seem to be different kinds of Microsoft Teams links. For example, when I generate a link using the Teams For Linux app, they're of the form: https://teams.live.com/meet/55366767345647 But some ...
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Self-built Chromium - [0508/124926.422904:ERROR:icu_util.cc(240)]

I'm on Arch Linux and it's on my VPS too. I've just built a Chromium from the source code. The code wasn't been modified, and I only specified some flags for speeding up the process. After it got done,...
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Running chromium with --app and --class results in chromium using the favicon instead of specified icon

I've made the following desktop entry: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Terminal=false Type=Application Name=appname Exec=chromium --user-data-dir=profiledir --app=someurl --class appname Icon=...
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Can't open Microsoft Teams' files tab

When I try to open the file tab in any team in Microsoft Teams, it won't load. For the application and Chromium browser, it says: There was a problem reaching this app and for Firefox it says: ...
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Google Chrome not updating in Deepin Linux after release update to 20.9

After release updating Deepin Linux to 20.9 and if you have previously installed Goggle Chrome you'll notice it can no longer be updated (specifically to version 112.xxx). Downloading and trying to ...
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Is it safe to install brave for AUR? [duplicate]

I've always used either windows, macOS or linux distros that have brave to be downloaded through official means, but now I'm planning to switch to arch linux and I'll have to download it from the AUR. ...
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Is it safe to install brave from AUR?

I'm planning to switch to ArcoLinux but I use brave and I was a little bit worried about having to install a program that is maintained by some random person that might corrupt the package itself. Is ...
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Fedora Linux VM has garbled audio when using Chromium but works fine with Firefox running

I am completely lost with this one, I just don't know where the issue could be. I have a Fedora 37 VM I run on my laptop via VMware Workstation 17 Pro (on Windows 11). While the machine boots up no ...
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