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Enable smooth scrolling on Chrome

Scrolling websites on Epiphany is pretty smooth, same as I used to from Windows. This is not the case for Chrome. I tried enabling the smooth-scrolling Chrome flag (though I think it's enabled by ...
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Issues with Chrome video playback and Wingpanel after updating to Juno

I just updated to Juno today and everything is running great apart from 2 separate issues. When I watch videos on Google chrome eg. Youtube or Twitch the video often pauses while the sound continues ...
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No artwork shown for media played through Chromium

When playing media from sites like youtube.com on Chromium (Chrome) it's shown in the sound indicator, you see thing like the title and you can control the playback. But the icon is always the ...
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Youtube won't play in Chrome on Elementary OS Juno

I am running Elementary OS Juno and Youtube will not play within Chrome. I press the play button but nothing plays. If I run Epiphany, Youtube videos play fine. I can only assume it has something ...
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High CPU Usage on Juno in Chrome during video playback

First and foremost thanks for the awesome work that has been done with elementary os - it truly is a work of art and I've donated to the project to show my support. I was able to successfully install ...
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Chrome profiles not working properly

Ive been using Chromium for a while and have 2 profiles with 2 different google accounts synced with them. Works just fine. I wanted to use netflix on my linux side of things (I dual boot windows) so ...
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Chrome browser freezes after uploading/downloading files

This problem happens consistently. If I try to download a document from a web page, it does the download but, the browser freezes and I have to restart it. Same thing happens when I upload a picture. ...
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Using Progressive Web Apps on EOS7?

I'm trying to use progress web apps on EOS7 but have been unsuccessful. I'm using the flatpak version of chrome and when i select the install as web app option, i receive a message saying that the ...
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High cpu usage Chrome

I am in Elementary Loki 0.4 64 bit Google Chrome version 57 when I play a youtube video CPU USAGE is insane about 90, the video is only 480p. when I play through audience it's just 30 percent max and ...
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Slow Startup Of Firefox

Whenever I want to open Firefox it takes a second or two before I even see the window. Chromium-based browsers like Chrome or Brave launch instantly. I don't have issues with any other app except for ...
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How Do I Get RuTube.ru To Play Videos?

How can I play RuTube videos? Here is the link to the site, its a Russian version of YouTube. RuTube The videos on this site won't play using Chromium or Firefox browsers. They play on my phone ...
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This update does not come from a source that supports changelogs

When the update-manager shows updates, for chrome it shows: This update does not come from a source that supports changelogs. I found a bug report here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/launchpad/+bug/...
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google chrome stuck when watching video at full screen size

when i watch video in google chrome at full screen mode its stuck and not more working, in normal size its work without any issues but at full screen size freeze chrome and desktop! there is no ...
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Elementary OS clearing RAM instead of saving it to SWAP Partition

When I installed elementary OS I also created a SWAP partition. I'm a front end developer so at any moment I have a lot of chrome tabs open, I have just 6 gigs of memory in my laptop(Its soldered so ...
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How Do I Uninstall Google Chrome?

I installed Google Chrome long ago. It works. Today Google won't let me log in using the Linux machine running Elementary but it will let me log on with my Chromebook. I've changed passwords all over ...
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Unable to remove to Google chrome files

I installed google chrome a week ago and while using it when I go for a search it redirects me to Yahoo search or the app closes when search icon or enter button is pressed so I uninstalled Google ...
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Installing Chrome Remote Desktop

I'm trying to set up Chrome Remote Desktop on Elementary. I downloaded the chrome remote desktop .deb package from their website, installed it through Eddy, but I can't launch that app and complete ...
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Get close, minimize, and maximize in Chrome to appear on the right side in Freya?

I can go into Freya's Tweaks in Settings to have Close, Minimize, and Maximize appear on the top right of each window, but this does NOT seem to work for Google Chrome. The Close 'X' is still ...
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System seems to freeze when using chrome and google docs

i’m a newbie, since i installed EOS just six days ago and i’m not and expert. To me Elementary is definitely fine, it suits all my needs, but i m faced with the following PROBLEM: the system randomly ...
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tabs not showing in full screen mode in hera when using chrome

Full screen mode works fine in any other app, but in Chrome the tabs are not being displayed in the new Hera update Update: I realized that is also happening in other apps like the AppCenter, where ...
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Move Google Chrome close/minimize/maximize buttons to the left side

The OS naturally puts the "close" buttons on the left, but chrome does not obey. Chrome's "Use system title bar" option just add the usual system bar above the Chrome window but I wanted the button ...
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How do I cast from chrome browser to my chrome cast

As the title says it simply does not work on elementary os. I've tried it with all my other devices running mac, windows and android and they all work fine. I'm running Juno and my chrome browser ...
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Video on Chrome freezing

I'm using Chrome browser. During video play eg. Youtube, picture is freezing but sound still goes on until I move mouse. After this it's ok for few seconds then again video is freezing. I have Intel ...
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Chrome locks up when uploading images [closed]

My Google Chrome-browser suddenly locks up every time i try to upload any image. I've tryed uploading to canvas, facebook etc, but every time the image is done uploading, the browser locks up, and i ...
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Flash doesnt work, even in Google Chrome - SOLVED

I use elementary OS 5.0 Juno with 5.2.16-050216-generic kernel but Flash Player doesn't work on all browsers (Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Chromium). I did all of the following: sudo apt install ...
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How to solve broken Google Chrome icon?

Hi, can anyone guide me on how to solve this broken google chrome icon please?
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How to remove the password request from the key deposit

I would like to not have to type the password every time I start google chrome in the system. Thanks in advance
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Browser sometime can't open after reset

Trying to open a browser, I get (midori4:1990): IBUS-WARNING **: The owner of/home/mr2uang/.config/ibus/bus is not root! Or I have this from Google Chrome error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Google chrome does not appear in installed list in app center

Google chrome is not in the install list in app center. Does it get updated anyway? If it does not, how to fix this?
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Error on launching the "App Store"

I get the following error when I launch the AppCentre. It reads E: Repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release' changed its 'Origin' value from 'Google, Inc.' to 'Google LLC' I ...
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XF86Refresh Doesn't Map Correctly in Chrome

I have one of my keys mapped to XF86Refresh which I confirmed with xev. In Firefox and Epiphany pressing the key works as expected, but in Chrome it acts like CTRL + F. Here's what xev says: KeyPress ...
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Chrome Doesn't Render Until I Move The Cursor

I've run into this issue in the past, and it's always been insidious and frustrating. It just popped up on my machine either last night or in the past few days. Randomly, when I opened a new page in ...
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Google Maps freezes with Chrome on elementary OS [closed]

I've had this problem on my desktop when I go to Google Maps on Chrome, it freezes and I can't move the map. Other browsers, such as the default that came with elementary OS Google Maps works. My ...
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How to install and configure Chrome Remote Desktop

I have "elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya 32-bit". I tried to deploy Chrome Remote Desktop according to this manual, but unsuccessfully. I can connect just using green "Share" button and one-time access code, ...
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How to make Google Chrome open itself at every boot?

I want Chrome to open itself after every boot up, without entering a command or click its icon. I know there is a file, if in which you write the command or script then the command runs itself after ...
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Google Chrome version 62 has no window buttons when maximized

I recently upgraded Google Chrome from version 61.0.3163.100-1 to version 62.0.3202.62-1 and now there are no window buttons (close, maximize) visible when the browser window is maximized. Here's the ...
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Google Chrome appears twice in slingshot

I recently updated Google Chrome and also encountered this problem. After doing a reboot I noticed that Google Chrome now appears twice searching for it in slingshot Edit: Attaching a screenshot
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Google Chrome Browser loses input when Pantheon File Browser is invoked for file upload [closed]

On Loki 0.4.1, when using the latest Google Chrome Version 59.0.3071.86 (Official Build) (64-bit), when trying to upload a file to a web page with the invoked Pantheon File Browser, somehow Chrome ...
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How to install Google Chrome?

I'm new to Linux and am trying out Elementary. I need to install Google Chrome and do not see it in the app store, but I downloaded it directly from the Google site. However, I don't understand what I ...
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Elemantary OS + Google Chrome: Chrome is opening new tabs with ad-content

I have elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki and Google Chrome Version 58.0.3029.110 (64-bit). Every time i start my computer, i open Chrome with my tabs from last session. Every time i press anything (links, ...
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Chrome opening further down screen each time

I have been using Elementary OS for a few months now. Am really enjoying using it. 1 problem I have tho is that I use Google Chrome for browsing and I have made web apps with it for Facebook, ...
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

i buy a new Asus laptop X555UB with intel core i7 6500 and had a clean installation of loki on it. Everything is ok, but in chrome im experimenting some flickering/tearing as the screenshot I had ...
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Loki - running on a Chromebook using crouton

Yesterday I installed Loki on a an HP 14 Chromebook. Everything is perfect except ... I can't get Chrome to install in the Elementary environment. I have downloaded the install file from Google and ...
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Open url from terminal in chrome

When I click on the link just echoed, it is opened in firefox. Earlier such links from terminal were opened in chrome. But then I made firefox as my default browser. Then on wards these links are ...
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Chrome keeps forgetting my sessions on every reboot on Loki [duplicate]

I'm running the latest version of chrome and every time I reboot elementary, I'm having to re-login to Chrome (via the settings menu). Other websites I've signed into, like Fb, SO etc also keep ...
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Chrome apps as default applications

Can you make a chrome application default to open files in pantheon? I would like to set .txt files to open a application called "text" which is a chrome application.
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Chrome always asking for password in elementary OS Loki

I´ve just installed elementary OS Loki, and downloaded and installed Google Chrome from their website. When I turn off my computer, and restart, Google Chrome don't remember any password, not even the ...
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Chrome Title Bar: Doesn't match theme

About a week ago I realized that my Google Chrome title bar was gray. Does anyone know how to fix this UI bug for Google Chrome [Version 51.0.2704.103 (64-bit)]? After selecting the 'Use system ...
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How can I turn off the new keyring pop-up window?

Everytime I open Chrome a window pops-up (see below) and asks me to set up a new keyring. I did a quick research and learned that it might happen because user login is disabled on start. I switched ...
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Resume from suspend: missing icons, blank text and black areas in applications,

Since about 1 week i got problems with resume from suspend. Chrome has black areas and thunderbird has missing icons and no text. When i restart these applications they are back to normal. This ...