How to control Google Chrome from terminal

The chromix project might be what you're looking for. It allows control of chrome and its tabs from the command line (or within a script).

Disclaimer: I'm it's author.

This worked for me, opening my personal website in a new Chrome window on Ubuntu Linux:


It looks like you are missing the initial http:// part.


Also if google Chrome is the default browser then it can be opened using:


But xdg-open expects https:// to be appended before the URL. If you don't add it then it will search for file on your local machine.

On Gnome this can be used (this will also use the default browser)


Taken from here: