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Chrome on Ubuntu running on Virtualbox very slow

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) on Virtualbox 4.2 on Win 7 Host. I'm getting frequent annoying internet issues. I'm using chrome (and previously chromium) and every no and then, the chrome just stop ...
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Sometimes (quite frequently) Chromium doesn't start up

I've been having a problem with the Chromium browser.Sometimes when I want to open it,I click on it,the icon appears at the bottom of the screen,the pointer shows that the browser is loading and after ...
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How to start fresh Chromium instance?

I am testing web applications. I therefor always need a browser that does not have any cookies, saved logins, etc. Put shortly: a fresh instance. As we just work with Chromium, I wonder how to start ...
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Changing the torrent programm for magnet URL

for the moment I'm downloading torrents via magnet sing Transmission, when the first time I was asked by chromium to open the magnet URL, I choosed Transmission and I checked the Remember my choice ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Clean install Pandora does not work

Simply put pandora is not working this is the error they give me, "We've encountered an error. Sorry, it's our fault. Please click 'reload' to continue listening." of course I hit reload and it does ...
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Flash player logo appears on youtube videos - Chromium?

I'm using Chromium on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and when I want to watch videos on youtube, the whole box is grey with 'f' sign and it's clickable, when I click it the video plays. How to get rid of clicking ...
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My Chromium web apps make a double icon

So I tried to get webapps for unity to work, and it's being a major pain. I installed the chromium web apps extension. They "work" but whenever I open a webapp it also opens another chromium icon in ...
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Different download speeds in Ifstat and Chrome

I am downloading a file in Chromium and in parallel running Ifstat (a network-monitoring app). It's the only file I'm downloading. The two programs show varying different speeds, and never the same, ...
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Can't watch youtube videos with chromium on ubuntu 13.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I've digged all over google but I can't find any solution to my problem. Firefox works pretty well. I have this issue only with chromium and only with youtube. I have no problem watching videos at ...
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Installing Moonlight? Extracting .crx files?

I am trying to install moonlight on my 13.04 64-bit ubuntu system. I am using chromium as my main browser and firefox as backup. I read that to install the moonlight downloaded .crx file in chromium, ...
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How do I enable the official Java plugin in the latest version of Google Chrome?

I was using Chromium, which runs smoothly, and was forced to upgrade to Chrome (mega.co.nz obliged me to). Now I can't execute applets in Chrome. Checking the installed plugins in both browsers, I see ...
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How do I set up a localhost website?

I have created a simple index.php file which I have places in /var/www/ next I changed the permissions of the file with sudo chmod +x index.php I then ran Chromium and typed in localhost to the ...
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ubuntu webapps create multiple icons when opened

I recently installed chromium on ubuntu 13.04 and started using webapps. The problem is for every webapp open there is an icon for the webapp and an icon for chromium in my launcher. For example if i ...
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How Do I Create a Chromium Web app with 13.04 and Gnome Shell?

Can't seem to find out how to do this? I specifically want to create a web app for Evernote
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about:blank opens in Chromium when I type into the dash

Here's a rather odd problem I'm having. Whenever I open the dash and type into it, Chromium opens up and opens an "about:blank" tab for just about every letter I write into the dash. Why is it doing ...
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Flash on Chromium no longer works

Flash has stopped working in Chromium on 13.04 after some updates today. It doesn't even show up chrome://plugins/.
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YouTube lag using Chromium on Ubuntu 13.04 64bit

I'm experiencing frustrating lags when trying to watch just about any YouTube video. Some of them load okay, but more often than not only first ~15 seconds load instantly and the rest is either ...
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Can you install softwares on a wubi-installed ubuntu? 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Wubi so I can choose to boot from Windows or Ubuntu with some simple key presses. But when I tried to download Google Chrome for Linux (on the official website it ...
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Unity Web Apps create duplicate icon in the unity sidebar

This behavior extends to all installed Unity Web Apps using Chromium. After a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 the apps were working correctly and selecting a web app from the sidebar would result in an ...
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Ubuntu Chrome browser is having any instance bug issue? Is it browser bug or Ubuntu desktop theme related bug?

When i run Chrome in Ubuntu as Kiosk mode, it open the same site twice, how can i make it one instance only? (my web application does not work if it open twice). For example to open one site it runs ...
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Ubuntu Chromium browser - how to define zoom percentage via command line launch?

I have Chromium browser running as Ubuntu Desktop, when i launch my system i need to set the Chromium browser zoom percentage to 79%, so that it always remain default. Using command line, how do i ...
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How to recieve streamed audio with Chromium in Lubuntu?

Running Lubuntu 13.04 fresh install. Default chromium install fails on pls or m3u streaming audio, after attempting to install the plugin, due to following error: could not load mplayerplug-in is ...
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How to Update Java for use with Chromium on 13.04 [closed]

I followed the instructions here: Oracle (Sun) Java JRE for Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian and successfully have enabled latest Java and works properly with Firefox. Chromium; however, reports that I ...
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Chrome won't work and won't let me uninstall it

At one point I was using Chrome and then one day it just stopped working. All of a sudden it would open but the "Oh Snap" warning would come up. It doesn't matter what I do, it only shows the "Oh ...
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Mouse “thumb” button to navigate forward and back?

I recently installed 13.04 on my desktop, and can't seem to get this working in Chromium. Not sure if it's supposed to work in the file browser, or what. I've spent the last two hours looking through ...
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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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How can I open these .docx files from Chrome more quickly?

This is a very specific question. I'm a lawyer from Chile, the thing is we use a webpage to check on the state of our judiciary cases. The problem when I started using Ubuntu (and Chromium) is that ...
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Out of the box Ubuntu 13.04 with Chromium does not automatically use web apps

I really like the web apps feature in Ubuntu, but when I installed Ubuntu 13.04 and cChromium the automatic integration didn't work. I have no idea how to kick-start the integration. Anyone an idea?
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Annoying terminal after ChromeOS development

I have this annoying prompt at the start of every terminal after i installed the google Chromium OS developer kit and I cannot figure out how to get rid of it for the life of me. The prompt looks ...
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Installed Ubuntu on chromebook, Ubuntu asks for password that wasn't ever set

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my chromebook. It didn't asked me for a password at first, but when I attempted to install a software from the store it's asking me for a password which I never set. As ...
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Is there any way to get proper Unity WebApps integration in Firefox?

In Chromium, if I open, say, Facebook as a webapp, the window that appears has no url, tabs, nor bookmarks bar -- making it a web app rather than just a browser window. However, if I do the same ...
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Chromium doesn't play sound

I have Chromium installed on Ubuntu 13.04, but aside from flash things, it seems I can't get a sound out of it. For instance, I installed an extension, SpeakIt, which is supposed to read paragraphs ...
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how do you add a home button and tabs to custom written web browser in ubuntu

how do you code in a home button for a web browser? im creating a web browser in ubuntu for use in ubuntu. I am using a mix of Glade, Python, quickly, WebKit and WebView i have got nearly ...
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Chromium-Browser starts with unmaximized window

Chromium browser by default start with an unmaximized window in my Ubuntu system and I've to manually do maximize. How can I open chromium browser maximized by default? Also, I've locked the launcher ...
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Install Chromium Adobe plugins error

i cannot view any video because of this. i dont want to use any other browser. when i click "install plugins" , it takes me to the adobe website and it tells that Chromium and Chrome have built in ...
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Lubuntu Wine IDM set up with Chromium help needed

i'm very new to this forum and to linux. switching from Windows OS is tough at the start and i'm having few problems. i installed Lubuntu because i've old system. i totally love it but i have one ...
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How to change the Chromium font in Ubuntu 12.10?

The font in chromium 12.10 is really ugly (you can especially see it on facebook). How can I get a ClearType like font?
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Chromium passwords lost on migration

04 and have a problem. I have migrated many times, and I always just grab the chromium data, including passwords, in the file .config/chromium. Which I did, and all my stuff is there, bookmarks, ...
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Chromium won't load any pages including settings page

Chromium wouldn't load any pages including my settings page. I noticed at the bottom left the status was saying something about loading "ad-block plus".
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Chromium doesn't show up to be selected as default browser

I installed Chromium, but can not select it as my default browser. Where does Ubuntu keep the list of applications shown in this menu? I use Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity as my environment. I also tried ...
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How to install local applications in ltsp thin clients?

I've configured a ltsp server at home and built the thin client. Though, I'd now like to know how to add local applications to the thin client, namely chromium-browser and emacs24.
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Flash Player Issues

Flash videos don't work online (namely YouTube, et al). I had tried reinstalling the flash player add-on and doing a system update but no improvement. The problem started just after installing Ubuntu ...
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How to prevent a package from being installed

For personal reasons, I want to prevent chrome/chromium from ever being installed on my computer. I'm looking for something as extreme as locking it down with a password and then throwing away that ...
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Disable incognito in chrome or chromium [duplicate]

I'm addicted to certain websites to the point where it's interfering with my life regularly and sick of it. I want to install website blockers that aren't easy to circumvent. In Chrome, incognito ...
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Webex crashing/lockup Firefox / Chromium Browsers - Ubuntu 12.10

When launching webex from firefox or chromium browser. Browser freezes and stops responding. Browser process must be killed to exit. Please help me troubleshoot this. Here are my setup details and ...
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Build dependency problem while checking dependency for Chromium browser

According to the developer site of Chromium, I installed the shell file. I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libcairo2-dbg : Depends: libcairo2 (= ...
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How can I get chromium-browser to run fullscreen (not kiosk) in 12.04?

I have created a restricted user which logs in automatically and Chromium runs the default home page with the screen starting maximized but I want it to run in fullscreen (F11) mode. I tried kiosk ...
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Webapp shown twice once started

I added a few webapps to my starter panel and if I start one of it the chromium icon appears below of it. Chromium itself is locked to the starter separately, that means that once I start the webapp I ...
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USB Ubuntu install not booting

Newbie here. I unfortunately installed Hexxeh's Chromium OS on my HDD Vostro 1000 not realizing that it only works on SSD. Learning things the hard expensive way again! I want to overwrite it with ...
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Tabs in fullscreen Chrome/Chromium

I love Chrome and Chromium, but when I go full screen, I can't get to my other tabs anymore, which I can with Firefox. So my questions are: Am I alone or is this universal? Is there a fix? Is ...