Chrome tabs text size

Colin Law clanlaw at
Sat Jul 23 15:28:23 UTC 2016

On 23 July 2016 at 16:05, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at> wrote:
> On 07/23/2016 09:28 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> On Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:31:12 -0500, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>>> A couple of days ago Ubuntu 14.04 received a few updates and Chrome
>>> updated from to Now the text in Chrome's tabs appears
>>> to be almost twice the size as normal.
>> Hi,
>> I neither have 14.04 installed, nor Chrome or Chromium for my 16.04
>> install, so I can't say anything about this issue. However, since
>> Chrome must be from a third party repository, I've taken a look at
>> and for Trusty, but even for Yaketty
>> Chromium still is version 51.0.2704.79. Taking a look at
>>, even unstable doesn't
>> provide an upgrade yet. A wild guess, one reason for this issue could
>> be related to the dependency chain.
> Looking in Synaptic I see google-chrome-stable  52.0.2743.82-1 comes from
> Local/main( It was released 07/20/2016.

Precisely, that is a google repository (, not an Ubuntu
one.  You may be able to get help here but possibly a Chrome or Google
list/forum would be better


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