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How do I fix Flash issues?

I am having problems with Adobe Flash in Ubuntu, what are my options?
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How to install the latest stable version of Chromium?

Is there an easier way to install Chromium than what is described here? Furthermore, is there an easier way to stay up to date with current Chromium releases rather than having to re-build Chromium ...
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What's the difference between Google Chrome and/or Chromium? What are the advantages/disadvantages to each?

I used Google Chrome in Windows, and am now using Chromium in Ubuntu. Is there any difference to the two programs? What are the advantages and disadvantages to each program? Which one seems better? ...
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How do I put a web application on the Launcher?

Sometimes I see pictures of screenshots with people with web applications and nice icons on their launcher, how can I set this up?
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Does someone know why the Chromium daily package isn't build anymore?

It looks like chromium-browser @ https://launchpad.net/~chromium-daily/+archive/ppa haven't been build for the past 6 weeks. I tried to get in touch with them on launchpad but I've got no answers...
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How can I enable Chrome/Chromium Unity integration?

I installed Ubuntu yesterday on a new laptop. After downloading and installing Chrome, I realized that there is no experimental integration Gnome3/Unity flag in about:flags? I remember using the ...
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Youtube says “This video is currently unavailable”

Chromium on Ubuntu 12.04. Youtube says: This video is currently unavailable I don't know why but this is the case for some videos, but not all. Well, most videos. And I don't know what's wrong. ...
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Open irc:// links in XChat from Firefox and Chromium

I want to open channels in servers specified in irc:// links in XChat, but directly pointing to XChat binary (in Firefox) did not work - the window to choose servers appears as usual. I don't know how ...
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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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How do I get the latest (beta and development) version of Chromium?

Confronted with this issue I found that I need to run a version of Chromium that is newer then the one in the repositories in order to use an extension that I want. Can I get a such new, even latest ...
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How to set which application is launched by xdg-open?

I have run update-alternatives as well as gnome preffered apps selection thing. And all point to have chromium browser as default. Yet when I run xdg-open http://askubuntu.com firefox is launched! ...
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Why doesn't Chromium have “Chrome PDF Viewer” plugin?

The Chrome build from Google has a Chrome PDF Viewer plugin which is really nice. But, the Chromium builds don't seem to have it (nothing shows up in about:plugins). How do I get the plugin in ...
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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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How to properly Install chromium from zip and make it the default browser? [duplicate]

Since the Chromium PPA is no longer maintained, for those of us preferring to use Chromium over Chrome, we have two options: Build and Install from Source Download either 'beta' or daily builds (in ...
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Chromium web-app creation doesn't work in 12.10?

If you create an application of a website in Chromium and choose "desktop", a .desktop file is created. In 12.04, you were able to move it to ~/.local/share/applications/ and then start it from the ...
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All chromium extensions throw errors since update to 13.10 [closed]

Since updating to 13.10 all chromium extensions generate errors: chrome.extension is not available: 'extension' is not allowed for specified context type content script, extension page, web page, ...
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How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium?

I'm having a problem with Chrome and one of its extensions, so I want to completely uninstall everything. I've uninstalled Chrome through the Software Center, but when I reinstall it, all of my ...
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Chromium “Show in Folder” opens in text editor

When I try and open a file I downloaded in Chromium, it opens in a text editor. (Geany) I click on the arrow in the download bar and select "Show in folder". I'm using Chromium daily stable and ...
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How to force active Launcher webpages to be from the Chromium icon? [closed]

So, I'm not quite sure how to word this, but I created some custom launchers for Chromium Browser's application shortcuts: As you can see in the image, the Social website one is active because I ...
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Should I use No-Script?

I hear that web-browsing is the most likely origin of malware on a computer these days. I also hear that one doesn't need to worry about viruses on Linux. So, should I use a browser extension that ...
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Chromium 19+ for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install the latest stable version of Chromium? I'm looking for the repository with the latest Chromium 19+ build for Ubuntu because "ppa:chromium-daily/dev for ...
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Chromium browser not loading youtube video [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu and have chromium installed in it. For every video on you tube it is giving me an error that the video is not available. I had installed flash player too but it is not working. I ...
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Active PPA for latest stable chromium? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install the latest stable version of Chromium? I run chromium and used this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~chromium-daily/+archive/stable I just realized that it ...
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How to manage “Unity WebApps Chromium extension” different options? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get the browser to reask me to integrate with a website? I have installed the WebApps preview from the dedicated PPA, and more or less things are working for a ...
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Chrome desktop notifications use notify-osd?

Is there a way to make Chrome/Chromium's notifications use notify-osd instead of the ugly boxes it uses by default?
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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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How do I make Thunderbird open links in Chromium?

Using Xubuntu 12.04 I want to be able to click links in Thunderbird emails and have them open in Chromium (package name chromium-browser). Instead, they open in Firefox. I have tried the following: ...
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How to integrate KeePass and Chrome/Chromium using ChromIPass?

I'm trying to integrate KeePass and Chrome/Chromium after installing ChromIPass when I try to connect to KeePass, It gives the following error: ChromeIPass has been disconnected from KeePassHttp. ...
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How do I run Angry Birds?

I see that there is an HTML version of Angry Birds. How do I use it? I'd also like to have the icon on my launcher so I can run it as it's own application.
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How do I get the bleeding edge Chromium?

The following versions of Chromium are available at the moment : Chromium Stable PPA (13.0.782.218) Chromium Beta PPA (14.0.835.126) Ubuntu Repo (14.0.835.202) Chromium Dev PPA (15.0.865.0) Chromium ...
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Is Chromium in Ubuntu's repository safe to use since it's so out of date?

Is Ubuntu Chromium still safe to use since its so out of date?
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How do I get Chromium to show PDFs using Evince?

Is there any way to get Chromium to use a mozpluggerrc/evince combination to show PDFs embedded into its own window? Right now, Chromium is just downloading PDFs. I can open them in an external evince ...
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Why does Chrome have so many processes on my machine?

I've got almost 20 processes for google chrome (whilst only having 4 tabs open, all with barebones HTML) , all hogging memory and either saying futex_wait_queue_me or poll_schedule_timeout. My fan ...
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How can I enable java in Chromium?

I've got java working on firefox in Ubuntu 11.04, but using the same page on chromium tells me java cannot be found. How can I enable java on chromium in my Ubuntu 11.04?
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How to launch google-chrome/chromium application shortcut in fullscreen/kiosk mode

I'm trying to boot a chrome application shortcut in full screen (kiosk mode). Launching as an application shortcut is straightforward by appending the command --app=http://website.com. But the ...
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Chromium 34 can't detect flash plugin

I've deleted ~/.macromedia and ~/.adobe contents and after a restart chromium can't detect flash plugin. It works just fine in Firefox I have only Chromoting Viewer on chrome://plugins/ ...
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How to remove Unity web apps?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 and all has been great, except for the web apps feature. I've tried adding a few web apps, but it's very buggy and not a very good experience. I'm also tired of ...
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How to make Chrome/Chromium remember passwords in the gnome seahorse keyring?

Is it possible to make chrome or chromium (as that comes default in the repos) to use the Gnome seahorse as password vault? I have not found a way to do this for Firefox either, but maybe a solution ...
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Is there any way of changing the font size of the tabs in Chromium?

Is the a way of changing the font size of the tabs in Chromium? Chromium 8.0.552.237 (70801)
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“He's dead, Jim!” each 5 minutes in Chromium

Please tell what happened, this didn't happened when I had Debian Actually, I have 512MB RAM so I changed my swappiness to 90% is this because of that? EDIT: CHANGED BACK TO 60% BUT NOTHING ...
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Chromium disappears from the launcher when minimised

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. When I minimise the Chromium browser window, the icon does not appear in the launcher. Instead it simply disappears. It had a video running, so I could still hear the audio ...
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java plugin in Chromium

Icedtea-7-plugin installed but it does not appears in the list in about:plugins in Chromium. Not able to execute java applets. Tried installing Icedtea-7-plugin but in vain. Using openjdk7 in 14.04
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gksu is not availabe in ubuntu 13.10

I have recently downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 from its site and updated it. I was going to install peperflash in chromium browser but it asks for gksu. I have run sudo apt-get install gksu but it says ...
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X-notifier doesn't work in Chromium Browser

It just keeps checking in vain. Also cannot import or export data, but get this error I use the latest versions of both in Lubuntu 12.04. In Google Chrome it works. What could it be the ...
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What happened to the Ubuntu Chromium project? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does someone know why the Chromium daily package isn't build anymore? What has happened to the Ubuntu Chromium project at https://launchpad.net/chromium-project? ...
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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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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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reverting from emacs keybindings in chrome

I enabled emacs keybindings as an experiment using gconftool-2 and setting /desktop/gnome/interface/gtk_key_theme to Emacs. I wasn't happy with it and set it back to Default. jeff@london:~ $ ...
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How can I join a Skype Public chat via links?

In Windows, I can join a Skype Public chat by pasting a Skype chat link into a web browser's address bar (or clicking a link which contains that URI), but it doesn't work in my Ubuntu 10.04 using ...
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Where do browsers keep temporary files?

How do I get in to my Temp Internet files? In running Ubuntu 11.10 on an HP Laptop I normally use Chromium but still have Fire Fox installed