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Package 'lib32ncurses5-dev', 'lib32z1-dev' has no installation candidate [NOT a duplicate, I tried all soution posted here]

I'm trying to build blink(content_shell) on Ubuntu 12.04 32bit and I am stuck on build/install-build-deps.sh. I think I have tried every single solution that I found on stackoverflow Error Log: It ...
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How To Prevent Zoom in Chromium

Condition: Artifact zoom CTRL-+/- by keyboard and touchpad Support: prevention discussed first time in 2009 here about How to turn off Zoom on Chrome Proposal: Prevent Zoom by touchpad/keyboard in the ...
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Ctrl+F4 doesn't work in KDE for Firefox / Chrome / Chromium

I observed that the shortcut for closing a tab in Firefox/Chrome/Chromium (Ctrl+F4) doesn't work on KDE. It seems it is being intercepted by KWin. Is there any fix or workaround for this problem?
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How to Prevent this Translate-Popup in Chromium of Ubuntu 16.04?

Box which irritates me daily Clicking on the side does not work always immediately. It requires many clicks often. However, I think the best option is to prevent such popups or hovering boxes to ...
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How do I get WatchESPN to work?

I've tried Chromium, Chrome, and Firefox. I've tried various flash players (including Adobe Flash). I'm logged in through my cable provide. Still, no dice. I see some very old posts about ...
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postng to Instagram from Ubuntu using ARChon custom runtime [closed]

i want to post to instagram from chrome. i was trying to use ARChon custom runtime and i have encountered an error while loading extension of the app. how do i make this load?
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Pepper flash plugin is installed but doesn't work on chromium

I have Pepper Flash Plugin installed, but it doesn't work on chromium and still every webpage prompts to install Adobe flash. I removed and installed it again but nothing changed. I'm sure it's ...
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Silverlight is enabled, yet can't watch Netflix? [duplicate]

My machine is 32 bit so can't use Chrome. Netflix does not work on chromium. So I installed silver-light using pipelight: Any solution?
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got crouton on USB wanna move all downloaded files go to USB

So i got Crouton xfce ubuntu linux on my USB (im on HP Chrome 14) but whenever i download a file from chromium/web browser in xfce it goes to my USB AND CHROMEBOOK this is a problem because i planning ...
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Is the Jolicloud DE still available and what versions does it work with?

Since it was my first Linux distro, I'm nostalgic about the now discontinued Joli OS. I was delighted to read here that the desktop environment has been forked/ported to Ubuntu. That's a three years ...
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Chrome Apps have no Icon and are not in Dash available anymore since 16.04

There are some applications that are not available for Linux, e.g. Trello or Sunrise Calendar. As long as there is a Chrome App available as an alternative, it doesn't matter much. However, since I ...
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How to re-install and activate fonts

I am using Ubunut 16.04 LTS. I have noticed that after each update of the system, firefox and chromium browsers not recognizing previously installed fonts ( windows and Mac fonts ). Is there any way ...
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Lubuntu - I can't play videos from YouTube using Firefox but in Chromium I can

I just switched OS from Windows 10 to Lubuntu 16.04 so I'm fairly a new user but not that hard to teach. Anyways, my problem is simply in the title... I know Google is my friend but I don't know what ...
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How do you cancel an installation of Chromium web browser in unbuntu?

I downloaded chrome from the preloaded firefox browser and deleted it to replace it with chromium web browser from the software center because chrome was from a third party. The Chromium installation ...
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How to get rid of bookmarks in synced Chromium

I'm using three Ubuntu systems in an irregular pattern, and since I use Chrome/Chromium anyway and have a Google account, I decided to make my life a bit easier and sync them. Now I am having a ...
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Google chrome or chromium error

Installing google chrome or chromium on ubuntu 15.10 VPS (OpenVZ, VNC) but getting below error. # google-chrome & /usr/bin/google-chrome: line 64: /dev/fd/62: No such file or directory /usr/bin/...
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Can't watch video in any website Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium

I saw this post from yesterday on askubuntu.com and my problem is very similiar, except the pc has a AMD Radeon HD 8400 instead and I really don't know how to handle with this bug. It's recent (one ...
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How do I install support for Unicode emoji in Chromium?

How do I make Chromium on Kubuntu render Emoji Unicode characters ? Like these : 💘💙💜💗💚❤💓💛💚💗
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flashplayer not working in Chromium

I am using Chromium Version 36.0.1985.125 on Ubuntu 12.04 . My flashplayer is working just fine in Firefox, but it is not working in chromium. I get the message "flashplayer upgrade required" when I ...
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Some websites are not loading when connected to the Internet through the “Network Manager GUI”

I think the question says it all. I don't know why did this happen. When I tried to connect through the "Network Manager" GUI, some websites simply didn't load at all. My machine is running Ubuntu ...
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Chromium/Chrome is black in Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed the Chromium (and chrome), but something not okay, because the all chromium window in Ubuntu 16.04 is black. Does somebody know why?
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sound recording not working on chromium while using duolingo

Here's my system: Ubuntu: 16.04 LTS (64-bit) Chromium: 50.0.2661.102 (Developer Build) Both in System Settings > Sound and in alsamixer sound recording and micrphone seem to be enabled ...
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Possible Chromium problems and or stability issues

I have the latest version of ubuntu up to date and I use it quite some time now... but it starts showing up some "old windows" issues... I mean that it freezes sometimes without apparent reason (...
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Chromium not able to install the extensions from Chrome Webstore

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr version installed in my system(32bit). And my Chromium version is 50.0.2661.102. When I try to install any extension from Chrome Webstore (https://chrome.google.com/...
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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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Google chrome and chromium

What are the major technical differences between google chrome and chromium that makes chromium running on my ubuntu smoothly while google chrome is expanding and killing both my CPU and RAM ?
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Google Chromium asks for keyring to unlock 14.04, but I don't want the password to be the same as my ubuntu login [duplicate]

I don't want this prompt to use my default ubuntu login, I would like this to match the password I would use either on a chromebook, mac, or windows. In other words, similar behavior to the other ...
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Why does Google think that Midori is Chrome?

This is on Lubuntu 16.04 (running XFCE.) I don't really care, I'm just curious. Is Midori built on Chromium or something?
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Chrome/Chromium middle mouse button for scroll Linux, Mac

Clicking the middle button does't allow me scroll the page. Is there any way to fix this behavior? Information: Ubuntu 10.10 Chromium 9.0.597.94 Logitech MX518 Update: also Chrome, and the other ...
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Why is chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra in my 14.04 system?

I just checked my records. Computer purchased: 2014 July Ubuntu 14.04 installed: 2014 July chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra 1st upgraded: 2014 August So it ...
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Where does Chromium keep the YouTube video files?

I know that in Windows, Internet Explorer stores .flv temp files in temporary folder (C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files) when viewing YouTube. And the same ...
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SOLVED chromium videos show black screen, only audio no visual content of videos

I am using ubuntu 16.04. After I run following commands, chromium starts, I make surf without any problem, but it is not showing video content anymore, only audio. sudo apt-get install upgrade ...
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Youtube videos stopped being displayed in Chromium

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with The HTML5 player is currently used when possible being enabled. Suddenly, youtube videos stopped showing but I still can hear videos' sounds. I don't have such ...
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A adware has infected 2 browsers

A weird adware is popping up every time I open a .com website and shows ad or redirects the page. In chrome, I'm not even able to open an ordinary .com page because it immediately redirects to ...
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Chromium Incognito urls visit see in ubuntu

I visited few urls in incognito mode in chromium (ubuntu 14.04). now I have closed the incognito window so I can't see visited urls in chromium's history section. but I was wondering if chromium ...
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Netflix, 32 bit Chromium, and Ubuntu

With the end of 32 bit support for Chrome, has anyone made any progress in getting Netflix to work on an Ubuntu 32 bit version of Chromium? At this time, we must either continue to use Chrome without ...
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Where does Chromium store user settings like the 'default font size' in Ubuntu?

I'd like to write a Python script in order to change the default font size of Chromium, but I can't find a config file that stores a value for it. Is there such file at all? If not, how could I use ...
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Chromium Upgrade

I am a teacher. We have some Linux computers and a while back I was able to get the chromium upgrade onto those computers. However, now when I try I get the following message (see picture). My ...
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What is Unity-plug-in in Google Chrome?

I am trying to get Chrome's (and Chromium's) notifications to display with Ubuntu's native notifications. Linux Native Notification seems to do exactly that, but I am not able to install it, since it ...
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How do I change the default browser?

Despite Chromium being set as my preferred web browser under "System Info", when I click a link in an IM window of Pidgin, it opens in Firefox. How do I make it so that links open in Chromium? I am ...
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Separate icons for Chromium and Hangouts in Unity (Ubuntu 16.04)

I installed the Hangouts extension, but both hangouts and Chromium share the same entry in the Unity launcher, which makes it very difficult to switch between Chromium windows and chat windows (see ...
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Global menu bar is empty in Unity on Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm running the new Ubuntu LTS (16.04) with Unity 7.4.0 (The default for 16.04). I've taken three screenshots. The first is the behavior I expect in Chromium. As you can see in this screenshot, I was ...
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is it true that Chromium uses more cpu than firefox?

Hi I was a firefox user but I switched to Chromium a while ago and I feel like Chrome uses uses more cpu browsing the web than firefox... I have this psensor app installed on my ubuntu 12.10 which I ...
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Terminal says Chromium is installed but I can't find it?

I tried to install Chromium using sudo apt-get install chromium-browser and all seemed to be well but when I went to search the computer to open Chromium I couldn't find it. Went back to the terminal ...
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How do I install Adobe Flash for use with the Chromium browser (pepperflash)?

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and would like to use Adobe flash in Chromium (or Chrome). How can I do this? If not possible, what linux software is available that will work with flash files?
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Bizarre Browser Behavior in Both Chromium and Firefox (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Both Firefox 46.0 and Chromium 49.0.2623.108 run fine when first opened, but then start acting weird after a random amount of time. Firefox will not allow me to switch between different windows or ...
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Opening Chrome with Launcher in 14.04 doesn't take focus

Using the Launcher to open Chrome (Super, chrome, enter) does not take focus from what ever application was running previously. Kinda defeating the purpose of the Launcher. At the same time, the ...
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How to configure chrome to open magnet url's with deluge?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 (natty) from 10.10, I can no longer open magnet (torrent) links in Chromium, and set deluge to automatically open and accept the url. (Edit: currently ".torrent" ...
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Chromium saved passwords are not loaded until save a password

I don't have a password for keyring. When I start my laptop, chromium saved passwords are not loaded until I save a password by chromium, then the passwords are accessible until next reboot. Why ...
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How can I install the flash player for Chromium in Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I was wondering if someone could tell me how to install the adobe flashplayer for Chromium in Ubuntu 16.04. Thanks