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How to fix:Chome GPU Process crashing after upgrading 14.04 t0 14.10 and hardware acceleration not supported in Chrome

chrome://gpu content Log Messages GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed! GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed! GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed!
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Why is chromium unable to access the network

About a week ago, chromium started playing up in my ubuntu 14.04 64 bit desktop system as follows: About one in five fetches pops up a message saying "Unable to access the network". Sometimes after a ...
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Chrome Not Responding

I don't know what happened yesterday to Chromium. It was working nicely, but in the evening it stopped responding. The laptop did not hang, but chrome was not responding. When I pressed the 'x' button ...
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chromium-browser is stuck at version 37.0.2062.120 on Ubuntu 12.04 (using precise-updates)

Why is it stuck at v37 when Chromium v39 is already in trusty-updates, for example? Precise is still supported, right? The maintainers are also the same…
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Return Chromium OS install to Ubuntu?

I'm new to this site (though I've lurked and used a lot of answers on here before) and I have a question that no amount of Googling around seems to be able to answer. So, I recently installed ...
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unity chrome windows “unresponsive” greyed out and can't move

Periodically (a few times a week, sometimes a few times a day) my entire set of chrome windows gets greyed out. (Not just multiple tabs, but all separate windows on all workspaces including chrome ...
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Shockwave player not working?

These are two separate Chromium windows: I find this very strange! The test website i am using is this one, Shockwave. I have restarted all web browsers after installing via this method. I am using ...
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Chromium Browser Tiny Right Click Menu

Whenever I right-click on my Chromium browser (any part of it), it always shows up as a tiny bar, or a blank bar (for some forms). Anyway to go around this? I'm on 16:9 display scale.
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Problem with WiFi after installing Google Chrome

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Gigabyte Brix mini PC. I had some problems with the WiFi so I reinstalled the OS several times. Each time I installed Chrome, the WiFi connection stopped working ...
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Choppy sound in Chromium, Xubuntu 14.04

Hy everybody, For a long time now I have a problem with the sound in Ubuntu versions (elementary, kubuntu, xubuntu, linux mint), all of them. I think only linux distro I didn't have a problem with is ...
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backspace on chrome and chromium

im having a problem when im using either chrome or chromium. whenever and whatever im writing, if i hold backspace, the keyboard shuts off, but not completely, just in the browser, i can keep using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is slow in general and freezes after waking up from sleep mode

I have a very new Toshiba Satellite P50 in which I switched windows 8 for Ubuntu. Not a duel boot just a swap. Since then (2 weeks now), Ubuntu seems to pick its good days and bad days. The OS works ...
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Netflix on chromium [duplicate]

After reading an article about Ubuntu's netflix support I decided to try running netflix through chromium but I got this error code: M7063-1913 I assumed that it was a problem with html5 but in the ...
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Blogspot website not opening on Browser

My machine has a 64 bit Ubuntu installed on it. I am trying to access this website from my browser (Chromium as well as Firefox): ...
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My web cam does not work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying to use my laptop's web camera on Chromium web-browser(Version 39.0.2171.65 Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit). I already have installed flash player and FlashPaper too, but the problem is the same: ...
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No WebGL support in chrome

I 'Override software rendering list' and 'Enable WebGL' in chrome://flags but http://get.webgl.org say I don't have WebGL support. I also tried running chrome with --disable-gpu-watchdog but it ...
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A chromium thread using port no other than 443 or 80

I tried ss command to know the status of sockets in my system (ubuntu 14.10 ), $ ss tcp ESTAB 0 0 192.168.1.10:51492 74.125.236.200:https tcp ESTAB 0 0 ...
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Google Chrome does not register mouse movement

Chromium and Google Chrome do not seem to register any events when moving the mouse. For example, links which are normally underlined when the mouse moves over them do not change at all, tooltips are ...
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Installing Box Edit on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Box (the cloud storage service) for my work, and I need to install Box Edit capabilities within my browser. So I downloaded the .exe and ran it through WINE. The installation starts normal, ...
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Can connections to ::1 be made reliable in Chromium?

I just ran into this message from Chromium: The server at [::1] can't be found, because the DNS lookup failed. I was trying to access http://[::1]/, which usually works. This is on an Ubuntu ...
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I have two laptops of the same model with same gpu. WebGL works in chromium in one but not the other

I have two very similar laptops of the same model number. One of them use webgl in chromium while the other cannot, and I cannot figure out why. Some back story: My old laptop developed unrelated ...
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About open source and closed source [closed]

I saw Google's Chrome OS which is running on the Chromebooks and Chromeboxes and I heard that Chrome OS is cosed-source on the Chroomeboks and the open-source version is called Chromium OS. So, Chrome ...
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Can I change background and font color of address bar at Chrome?

I like dark themes for Chrome - but themes not affect at address bar. I also have dark theme at by Xubuntu.
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Video flickering in full screen mode only in chrome and chromium. firefox works fine. intel hd4000, external monitor via hdmi

Since I updated to 14.10 I get some annoying flickering while watching video in chrome and chromium, but only in full screen mode. Firefox works fine, but i prefer chrome/chromium. It worked fine in ...
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“Aw, Snap!” Chrome Web Store (Chromium)

While trying to load the Chrome Web Store (I am using Chromium), I get to see the store for a split second before getting the "Aw, Snap!" page. Any suggestions?
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Chromium “Always on Visible Workspace”

I am on Xfce4 and use several wokrspaces as well as two monitors. And I often use "Always on Visible Workspace" option from window menu summoned from titlebar. But Chromium does not have a title bar ...
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Chrome/Chromium Error Causing Log-in Session to Crash

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed with proprietary Catalyst drivers with Xinerama enabled because I have three monitors. The first time I open Chromium there is no issue. However, if I close Chromium and ...
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How do I install a Flash player in Chromium? [duplicate]

I have two web browsers: Chromium, and Mozilla Firefox. Firefox let see Flash videos but with Chromium, I can not see Flash videos. How may I add Flash playback ability to Chromium?
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How to send user credentials to the proxy in firefox and terminal?

Little background: I am behind a proxy, where we use "automatic proxy config URL" on http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080 Yesterday, my windows box (yes, I have both Ubuntu and Windows) asked me for my ...
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How to remove 22find- browser hijacker from chromium

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and use Chromium as my broswer. And immediately on opening Chromium , the homepage opens to 22find and a few tabs containing advertisements also open and i get 5-6 pop boxes ...
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Suddenly Unity went haywire, e.g. application switcher and selection of Chromium tabs do not work

This strange behavior began suddenly while I had Eclipse open and after watching a Youtube video in the Chromium browser. I hadn't changed any Unity configuration nor installed any new packages for ...
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Install pepper flash player for Chromium on an offline PC?

Where can I get the offline installers for pepper flash player plugin for Chromium? I have an offline PC and I need to install pepper on it. How can I do it?
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Chromium and Chrome crashing too often (Ubuntu 14.04)

So, something weird has been happening this week. Chrome and Chromium have started to freeze and subsequently crash. My system keeps going on fine, but Chrome and Chromium freeze and then close up. ...
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chromium 37.0 cannot detect flash player in Ubuntu 14.10

I follow this question Chromium 34 and later cannot detect flash plugin and also install pepper flash plugin by using this command sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree but it didn't work.
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Chromium dmesg Errors Ubuntu 14.10

How do i fix the issue Chromium dmesg Errors Ubuntu 14.10 [ 443.235756] chromium-browse[3860]: segfault at 1f8 ip 00007f89021c063f sp 00007fffedad9d80 error 4 in ...
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xdg-open only opens a new tab in a new Chromium window despite passing it a URL

When I am using xdg-open to open a link in Chromium, it just results in a new Chromium window with only the new tab page, with nothing else. For example, xdg-open 'https://askubuntu.com' will just ...
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chromium build fails due to `out of memory` allocation

i am trying to build chromium content_shell. But it fails at the last linking stage because of out of memory. Error Log: [1/1] LINK content_shell ... /usr/bin/ld: out of memory allocating ...
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Flash/media content in browser slows entire system

I'm a newbie to Linux and whilst I really like all the different OS' that I've tried (I'm on Ubuntu at the minute but I've tried nearly all of them), I keep running into the same problem. The second ...
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After playing video file with player (VLC, Gnome player) Chrome cant start

I have played video file with video player, after that trying to open google chrome, but it freezes on opening, just shows in status bar chrome panel. And then i loging out from lubuntu and loging ...
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Flash Player not working on Chromium bleeding edge canary builds

I am using the bleeding chromium canary from this location: chromium canary builds But i didnt find any help in getting flashplayer to work with these builds. Is there any way i can use flash player ...
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How to append arguments to launch an application with specific parameters from Unity Dash or shortcuts?

I need to append parameters to Chromium launch in order to disable SSL v3 due to recent vulnerability refered as Poodle: --ssl-version-min=tls1 How can I add this parameter in order to: Launch ...
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How to set Chromium Proxy in 14.04?

Every guide I find online tells me to set the proxy through the Properties window of Chromium. However, when I try to right-click on the Chromium shortcut, I don't see a 'Properties' option. I'm ...
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Launcher for a specific Chromium profile in Xubuntu?

What is the command to add into a Xfce launcher that would start a specific Chromium profile?
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when working in browsers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and enjoy it so far. However, I really don't know how to troubleshoot this issue, and I can't find anything on it. Whenever I use a browser, after a short period of normal ...
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Miniclip game does not load

I have chromeium and I have installed the flash player for it. The flash videos are fine, on youtube, facebook, but the miniclip games does not load, what I have to do?
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Flash player not detected for some sites and youtube videos in Chromium

I'm following below instructions Chromium 34 and later cannot detect flash plugin But in some Youtube videos I got The adobe flash player is required for video playback and some website show the same ...
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Different icons for multiple profiles in Chrome apps

TL;DR having Chrome apps icons for multiple Chrome profiles in the Unity Launcher isn't possible due to a Chrome bug. Is there a dock/launcher/whatever that doesn't suffer from that bug? Using ...
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Saving file in Chromium activates launcher

Whenever I save a file in Chromium, the launcher is activated and the Chromium logo shakes around indicating a new window has opened. In doing so it takes the focus off of the newly launched save file ...
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Chromium theme changed automatically

I was just trying random experiment in terminal after typing indicator-netspeed &. I just typed stop and instantly terminal got closed (acceptable) and theme of chromium changed (unacceptable). ...
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How to install Adobe Flash Plugin 11.1.102.63 using Chromium in recently upgraded Ubuntu 14.04.1 [duplicate]

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04.1, I have been unable to get Adobe Flash Plugin 11.1.102.63 to operate. I click download and it appears that the download was successful but then nothing ...