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 / Chromium always loses session tabs after restart

I have been using Chrome / Chromium on ubuntu and arch linux more recently. Under ubuntu, the tabs weren't lost all the time, it happened infrequently but quite often. On arch (antergos atm, but ...
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How did chromium just crash my kali virtualbox machine?

So I'm dealing with the performance of virtual machines on my laptop for couple hours now, they are just too laggy and I tried everything. After manually setting nvidia gpu for virtualbox.exe and also ...
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auto ninja error

I am trying to build Chromium and was following the steps as shown in the website but while executing the cmds below: $ autoninja -C out/Default chrome $ autoninja -C out/Default chrome/test:...
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Saving web browser page through terminal

Is there any way to use common web browsers such as firefox to fetch a page using command line interface? If I use firefox www.google.com, then firefox is opened and shows google page. I want to fetch ...
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How to restart a systemd service whenever Chromium-browser opens/launches?

I have a systemd service that must be restarted whenever Chromium-browser opens/launches. [Unit] Description=Load cgroup configs After=multi-user.target [Service] Type=forking ExecStartPre=/bin/echo ...
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Compile Chromium Browser for ARM (2019)

I've tried compiling Chromium for arm several times on Ubuntu 18, 16 and 14 but they all have their issues (mostly outdated-non existing packages). Building for amd64 has run perfectly, so I know the ...
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google chrome “managed by your organization” on linux

today I opened google chrome and saw this on customize and Control menu : "managed by your organization" , is that a malware sign ? if yes how can I completely remove that malware? my os is ...
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Chromium will not launch

I can launch chromium by right clicking and selecting “open a new window with a temporary profile”. However I can not get it to work with my normal user profile. I get the following errors: kurt@pop-...
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Help - chromium display frozen but the app keeps working

I am new to Manjaro and Arch. Recently I started running into an issue that I don't know how to solve. The Issue The chromium and skypeforlinux windows freeze, but the apps keep running. For example ...
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Use shellscript to open url in Browser and rename tab title

I can open a url in Chrome using: google-chrome "${Url}" But can I also rename the tab that gets opened. Purpose, I am opening multiple tabs, from a same website with slightly different url but all ...
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If both Chromium and ffmpeg run in Linux, which gets the GPU?

ffmpeg and chromium-browser both support hardware accelerated graphics using the GPU. Say for example I have a machine that has one NVIDIA GPU in it; which app uses the GPU? Does the first ...
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Cinnamon / closing two Chrome tabs instead of one

Sometimes when I click the middle button (circle) of the mouse on the chrome tab, in order to close one tab, instead of closing one tab, two are closed - this clicked and the neighboring one on the ...
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Run Selenium Python script without headless mode on Linux Server

I have a script that I want to run on Linux server That script downloads CSV file from amazon after log in. I have achieved the goal with Chrome web driver (Chromium) using selenium in Python. My ...
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Is Chrome OS supposed to restart on login screen?

Is Chrome OS supposed to restart if you take too long (less than 30 seconds) to make a decision (click something, type in a field) on the login screen ? The screen goes black and everything reloads. ...
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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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How to get rid of keyring Chrome pop-up when I do not know the original password

Everytime I start up Chrome on Linux Mint, I am greeted by up to four pop-ups saying "login to unlock keyring". I read an answer here on how to get rid of the keyring pop-up however it requires ...
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Nginx + php7.1-fpm - connection using Firefox returns php file instead of result of its execution

I have nginx (1.10.3-1+deb9u2) on Debian 9.6. I have installed php7.1-fpm from external repository (sury.org). I have simple php file executing phpinfo() function (and nothing more), simply to see if ...
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No GUI chromium unwanted margins (An application window is moved)

I installed chromium on Debian Stretch to work with no Desktop Environment. It worked but annoying margins appeared at the top and the right of the screen. They are about 50px wide. (The screen is ...
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Why is a critical security patch in chromium/F29 still open after two weeks time? [closed]

I am running a daily updated F29 and still have the old, vulnerable chromium package (Version 71.0.3578.98 (Developer Build) Fedora Project (64-bit)). Google warned (3/1/2019) to upgrade asap because ...
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Error during installation of latest stable Chrome on Debian

I am trying to install latest, stable Chrome on Debian and get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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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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Non-english font support for chrome | debian

I wasn't able to view any non-english characters in chrome. It just appeared as squares. When I accidentally ranapt-get -t stretch-backports upgrade It somehow got fixed. Now I renistalled the debian ...
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Use ranger as my default file manager in i3wm

When download a file via browser, the download status message box has an option named show in folder, How can I configure it to open ranger when I click it? Reason I want to do it: I'm currently ...
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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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Cinnamon notifications applet doesn't show history

In case of multiple notifications from the same site (pushed by Chrome browser) Notification applet in tray shows only last one. E.g. using this demo https://gauntface.github.io/simple-push-demo/ I ...
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Arch Linux - Google Chrome Color Emoji

Is there a way to add color emoji to Google Chrome on Arch Linux? Currently it looks like this
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debian stretch missing do-rel.h after upgrade

debian 9 apt-get update;apt-get upgrade now mplayer, mpv and chromium seg fault with similar errors; gdb /usr/bin/mpv says Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault. elf_dynamic_do_Rela ...
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Running chromium in mc

I cannot run chromium (71.0.3578.98 Built on Ubuntu, running on Ubuntu 18.04) in mc (GNU Midnight Commander 4.8.19). Specifically, in mc: $ chromium-browser [1:1:0117/041208.995908:FATAL:proc_util.cc(...
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Command to run executable with icon

(Ubuntu 18.04) Is there a command to open an executable WITH a given icon? I'll give more background. I'm trying to create multiple google chrome "users" (NOT the "People" tab, I need each user to ...
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Takes too long for any browser to load at the first time

I have Gentoo(4.14.83) with dwm as my DE. I've tried about 6 browsers and every one of them, as I start it right after the boot up, may load only after 30 seconds and up to 100 seconds. I use Google ...
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Google Chrome misbehaving: clean exit, save passwords, sync,

I have recently upgraded to Fedora 29 and have Google Chrome Version 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) (64-bit) installed. It is misbehaving in a number of ways: It will not exit cleanly. after using ...
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Confluence Site viewing via Android-Chrome Redirects URL to many times but Desktop Chrome and other Browsers do not

I just posted a URL and tested viewing it I noticed that in Chrome on Android it redirects too many times to the following URL. I tried clearing my cookies and browsing data but it still did the same ...
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Screen Reader on Linux system

I switched on the screen reader on my Ubuntu 17.10 machine. It works fine with Firefox 61.0.1 (64-bit), but its not working with Chrome version 69.0.3497.100 (Official Build) (64-bit). Is there need ...
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Why does `disown -h` make chromium-browser survive closing its terminal emulator tab?

In Why is chromium-browser killed when I close the terminal despite nohup?, I wrote that in a Terminal emulator tab, I ran $ nohup chromium-browser & When I close the terminal tab, chromium-...
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Hiding Chromium tab bar, omnibar (address bar) and window decorations?

I'm using both i3 and Chromium. I love Chromium tabs, but hate having that tab-bar there if there is only one tab open. I want it to behave more like a terminal (sanely) If there is more than one tab,...
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Shell-script to periodically free some memory up with Ubuntu 18.10 LiveCD with only 4GB of RAM. Need some improvement

Edit 1: The freezing just happened and I was able recover from it. Log(syslog) from the freezing until 'now': https://ufile.io/ivred Edit 2: It seems a bug/problem with GDM3. I'll try Xubuntu. Edit ...
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Where can I configure Chromium's default command line arguments?

I've seen lots of places people have suggested to store command line arguments, ~/.config/google-chrome-flags.conf ~/.config/chromium-flags.conf /etc/default, My version of chromium doesn't seem to ...
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How can I find what password store Chromium's password manager is using?

Arch's docs on Chromium Browser say that for the purposes of storing passwords it uses either gnome, uses Gnome Keyring kwallet5, uses KDE Wallet basic, saves the passwords and the cookies' ...
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google-chrome cursor extremely small in Gnome 3, google-chrome-dev is regular system size

I am on latest Arch with latest Gnome 3. I had this working fine, but played with the native screen resolution and somehow after this exercise, my mouse cursor size is now super small in google-chrome....
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Open a application on the second Screen

I have one pc with one graphic card and two displays connected (one is a touchscreen). Openbox is used a window manager. I try to start two instances of the chromium-browser in the kiosk mode (--...
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readline keybindings in chrome/chromium

Does a chrome/chromium extension exist that can configure often used readline keybindings? Specifically Ctrl+a for Home, Ctrl+e for End, Ctrl+d, etc for use within a text editing box. I have found ...
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Downgrading libfontconfig1 causing Fontconfig error

During the building of dwm, I was prompted that X11/Xft/Xft.h cannot be found and apt-get can't install it because libfontconfig1 is 2.13.0-5 while 2.11.0 is required. So I downgraded the ...
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Open xdg-open to download files not working on google-chrome [closed]

I am having google-chrome(69.0.3497.100) on Debian Stretch, whenever I try to download some files by clicking on the download link there will a popup Open xdg-open and when I click on yes option ...
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Exclude chrome/firefox from top command output

How can I exclude Chrome/Firefox processes from top command output? It's just too messy with them in there, and it isn't important for me to see them there.
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How to run a web page with cache refresh using chromium-browser and command line?

I can start a web page with command line like that cromium-browser http://some-page.com. How can I start a web page with command line and with hard refresh cache option (equivalent of CTRL-F5 if I ...
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Error: /etc/machine-id contains 32 characters (32 were expected) [closed]

Everytime I start chromium on debian 9, I get the following syslog error, which is very annoying: ERROR:browser_dm_token_storage_linux.cc(93)] \ Error: /etc/machine-id contains 32 characters (32 ...
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Chromium has hard-to-see tab color scheme

I recently ran apt-get upgrade and apt-get update. Chromium was updated. But when I open new tabs, the other tabs are dark, so I can't read their titles. The non-Google tab in the upper left is Unix ...
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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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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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Google Chrome GPU Driver Issues on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having some problems starting Google Chrome on Ubuntu 18.04, and it seems to have something to do with my GPU driver--however, I do not know for sure. I tried google-chrome from the command ...

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