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How to install Google Chrome?

the official Google Chrome app can be downloaded from Google Just download the Deb package and then on a terminal browse to the folder where the deb package is and run: sudo dpkg --install google-...
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Move Google Chrome close/minimize/maximize buttons to the left side

gconftool-2 --set /apps/metacity/general/button_layout --type string "close,minimize,maximize:" turns to
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How to solve broken Google Chrome icon?

Just do sudo apt -f install after this. dpkg -i or dpkg --install doesn't install dependencies automatically.
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How to solve broken Google Chrome icon?

In the terminal navigate to /usr/share/applications sudo scratch-text-editor google-chrome.desktop scroll about halfway down to just above the [Desktop Action NewWindow] section look for the Icon ...
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

I had the same problem and i got to fix it by *opening the terminal *run upgrade *run ¨ sudo apt-get purge xserver-xorg-video-intel * run autoremove and finally reboot it fixed the flickering and ...
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Move Google Chrome close/minimize/maximize buttons to the left side

Alternatively you could run: gconftool-2 --set /apps/metacity/general/button_layout --type string "close:maximize" to maintain consistency with the default elementary window controls.
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Google Chrome version 62 has no window buttons when maximized

This is specific to Elementary. This is due to a bug I fixed to show the app indicator in the status bar. The side effect of the implementation detail, was it caused the buttons to get removed when ...
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Google Chrome version 62 has no window buttons when maximized

It has a workaround running chrome with env XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=GNOME via terminal. Here's a screenshot of that. It is possible to alter Google Chrome's environment via changing the /opt/google/...
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Freya crashes when exiting full-screen from youtube

I think both Chrome and Firefox use PPAPI, the pepper flash plugin so could be a compatibility issue with that. I would try looking in ~/.xsession-errors or ~/.xsession-errors.old if you have had to ...
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How to show Google Chrome in the wingpanel?

The menu bar (wingpanel) at the top of the screen is for extended information at a glance and quick access to extended functions. If you are just looking to launch or hide Google Chrome, the dock (...
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Chrome apps as default applications

You can, as in the example below (I used Google Docs as I do not have the other app but it should work exactly in the same way). Install the chrome app in question in the application menu (right-...
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Why can't I select Google Chrome as default browser in application settings?

I do not know how to get the browser in the list. And the suggestions below will not be a complete answer. But maybe this workaround helps you to find a solution: In file ~/.config/mimeapps.list ...
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Chrome always asking for password in elementary OS Loki

I was having a problem once where I changed my user account password and then my key-chain popped up when I logged into the system, or launched chrome. You just need to put in your original key-chain ...
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How to install Google Chrome?

I think you can use a search engine like google to anwser that question. Chromium is like the Open-Source version of Google Chrome, and it's works equal. sudo apt install chromium-browser If you ...
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

Finally with the help of the user 'I just look ilegal' do the purge of the xserver. the steps where: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current sudo prime-select intel sudo apt-get ...
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How can I turn off the new keyring pop-up window?

Okay! After some heavy digging, First, update Chrome (⋮ in upper-right corner > Help > About Google Chrome)—a fix has already been submitted but it did not fix all issues. Then subscribe to the ...
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Elemantary OS + Google Chrome: Chrome is opening new tabs with ad-content

I suggest checking what extensions you have running in Chrome. It's likely not a virus or malware. Sounds like Chrome picked up a bad extension that is throwing ads at you. But if you want to install ...
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Chrome locks up when uploading images

Please look at: https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=716892#c5 This issue concerns any file selection dialog.
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How to make Google Chrome open itself at every boot?

System Settings > Applications > Startup > Add Startup App (bottom left corner)
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Video on Chrome freezing

It's a known issue that no one has figured out a good solution for yet: https://github.com/elementary/os/issues/121 Please use the thumbs up instead of adding comments that you also have the issue, ...
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Loki - running on a Chromebook using crouton

You might want to install from a terminal with sudo dpkg --install ~/Downloads/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb sudo apt-get install -f so that you get more verbose error messages.
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High cpu usage Chrome

Try to turn off these in Chrome---> Settings---> System.
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High cpu usage Chrome

Maybe your kernel is outdated? I was having issues with CPU usage and freezes with Chrome, Epiphany and Files Manager. To know your kernel version open your terminal. $ uname -r It will return your ...
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High cpu usage Chrome

thnks for the suggestion But Chrome is the one for me, i have Win7 also on this same Pc and i played youtube videos trough it and checked the cpu usage, was about 20 maybe less, I UPGRADED my linux ...
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Open url from terminal in chrome

The links from terminal are opened in your default browser. If you want to open it in chrome, make chrome your default browser...
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How Do I Get RuTube.ru To Play Videos?

Go to terminal and type: sudo apt install adobe-flashplugin Now, the videos will play.
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How to install Google Chrome?

As an alternative to Google Chrome you can install the base Chromium browser easily: Via the App Center. Open App Center, type 'Chrom' in the search bar (upper right of App Center window), select ...
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Chrome always asking for password in elementary OS Loki

It's because you have auto login set. If you disable auto login Chrome will not ask each time. It's a security "feature".
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Chrome always asking for password in elementary OS Loki

Setting this keyring to blank should let it do its thing without bothering you. If you have already set it up, trash your keyring and restart Chrome to receive the fresh prompt, where you can set it ...
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