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Intel GPU error on 2008 macbooks

After writing this all out I realize that its long as hell, so I've gone through and split everything into sections. BACKGROUND: A few years into owning my macbook I decided Mac OS was beginning not ...
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Updated Chrome, now it's nonresponsive

I just updated chrome and I could swear I've used it since then as well, but now it just shows up with the URL bar, bookmarks bar and a gray screen like the color of the sublime text background. It ...
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I clicked on a Facebook virus link - What should I do?

My friend on Facebook tagged me on a video (probably an auto tag virus), I accidentally clicked on it (I thought that it was my friend's page). Then a new tab opened, then a popup asked me whether I ...
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Strange Ubuntu Sound Problem

I've been having some...weird...Ubuntu sound troubles. My machine is a Lenovo thinkpad t420 and I put Ubuntu 14.04 on it completely (no partition) a month ago. I'm a huge fan of chrome and quickly ...
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Making youtube fullscreen will freeze Unity (the whole desktop)

I never had this problem until today. When I watch a youtube video everything is fine, until I make the video fullscreen. It actually continues to play perfectly when fullscreen, but when I then exit ...
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Fullscreen Chrome video causes Ubuntu to crash

Any time I try to watch a flash (or maybe HTML5) video in chrome, when I fullscreen it, Ubuntu freezes, goes black, and then my monitor says "no signal." This only happens on the second or third time ...
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Ubuntu freezes after I run video on the full screen on Chrome 40

After the last update, when I run video on a full screen(youtube, facebook video...) the cursor disappears, and the video works well. But when I close the video(with esc) the whole system freezes and ...
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ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix

ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix. title says it all, trying to update everything, it ran both youtube and netflix 24 hours ago just fine and now ...
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System crash after Install Chrome

Yesterday, I crashed my system (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) after to I was trying to install google-chrome with the following command: dpkg-deb -Xv google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb /usr/lib. System does ...
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The google chrome notification bell!

I am very new to ubuntu and completely new here, I love ubuntu, I have both a windows desktop and a macbookpro and I still now prefer using my ubuntu laptop! But now that you know that I am a newbie, ...
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Host Button on Windows and Chrome Keyboards [on hold]

What is the Host Button on Windows and Chrome Keyboards? I came accross some key short cuts that uses a button labeled as a "host" key, the closest thing I could think of one a windows keyboard would ...
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Unable to open Google Chrome on Ubuntu

I am unable to open Google Chrome. I tried removing and installing it again. But this did not solve the problem. On trying this command google-chrome on terminal, it shows shm_open() failed: ...
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Chromium extensions gallery causes black screen

I have the same issue like the one described here [question]:Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium causes black screen , the only difference is it only happens when I try to load the extensions gallery (I have not ...
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Wrongly installed google chrome 32-bit version, what can I do now?

I downloaded google chrome 32-bit version deb file and then use ubuntu software center (following How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?) but it doesnt work then I noticed that I made a ...
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Ubuntu Chrome can't load official adobe flash player?

I'm currently using chrome 39.0.2171.99 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04. But i have encoding and massy codes problem when flash contains Chinese words.(This only happens in chrome, firefox in my ubuntu works ...
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Youtube green screen in Chrome while running Ubuntu in VMplayer

I've got Ubuntu 14.10 running in VMplayer. While Youtube works ok in Firefox, it will only show a green screen in Google Chrome but still play the sound correctly. The Chrome version is 40.0.2214.85 ...
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Google Chrome window becomes invisible

I am using Google Chrome, Version 39 (64-bit), under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (trusty). Sometimes, the browser window becomes invisible after returning from standby, or after opening the window after it ...
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Google chrome doesn't open in Ubuntu 14.04

I try to open Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 but it doesn't open. I tried to reinstall it twice but no luck. Has anyone the same issue? Thanks
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How to enable Silverlight on Chrome 39

I know, that this question was asked and answered too many times, but I tried almost everything and nothing seems to work in version 39 of Chrome. Pipelight doesn't seem to work since Chrome removed ...
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Change Chrome notification positions

Chrome notifications on Windows/Mac show up in the bottom right, but on Ubuntu it is the top right. How can I change this? Does Chromium do it differently?
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Keyboard Stops Responding While Using Google Docs in Chrome Browser

Ubuntu, Unity, 14.10 When I'm using Google Docs in Chrome, as soon as "All changes saved to drive" appears at the top of the document, the keyboard stops responding. Everything else, the mouse, ...
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Google Chrome Drop Down Menus not Working

I just recently noticed that some drop down menus on Google Chrome act funny whenever I try to use them. (Seriously, I need reputation points to post an image? That has got the be the dumbest thing ...
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Google chrome, cannot type

I have a problem with a Google Chrome. When I'm switching workspaces my chrome seems to be disabled. I cannot type on it like a keyboard doesnt work or something, I can open new page normaly (by ...
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How can I update only the flash player for chromium when I have set the 'Automatically check for updates' as 'Never' ?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 today. I have installed only Chromium browser at it. As I don't want the different softwares in my operating system to get updated(as I want save my bandwidth), how can I ...
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How can I remove google chrome from launcher?

When I first installed Ubuntu, I installed google chrome directly by a terminal by running some commands that I found in another thread, I don't remember which ones, something like apt-get I think. I ...
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Open MS Office Documents with Google Chrome Web Apps?

I'd like to be able to edit Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files in Google "Drive" using the Docs, Sheets, and Slides Chrome Apps. I know this is possible on Windows and MAC but has anybody figured out ...
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How to setup Belgian eID Ubuntu 14.04

I want to use my Belgian EID to login to government websites online. How do I set this up in Google Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04? Thanks!
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Can't open Chrome's new window from launcher

I want to be able to launch a new window from the launcher.
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Netflix (native on chrome) has black screen, season video thumbnails are improperly aligned on the left, audio still plays

I recently ran into a problem where Netflix on Chrome would not work. Audio played correctly but the video did not play. The screen is black (in Chrome stable) or white (chrome beta). The thumbnail ...
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Can I get chrome and flux working together?

So I tried to install chrome to watch netflix, but I had some sort of a dependency problem and I tried to fix it. (it was libappindicator1, I think). I tried to reinstall chrome, and it worked, but ...
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Chrome “open-with” for local webcal:// .ics file

I've set up chrome to handle webcal files, but it still just downloads them if people haven't used "webcal://" in the url. This doesn't matter to me so much because I figure I can just click on the ...
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No sound in Chrome after conversion to Ubuntu 14.10

So I'm a complete and utter noob. Bear this in mind. I've converted back to Ubuntu after over a year of the misery that is windows 8. I'm running a tiny, craptastic Acer Aspire One, have downloaded ...
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Aw, snap from google chrome - no fix in sight

This might seem like a frequent problem. But most people seem to have resolved their issues. Every attempt to resolve using every method described has failed for me. I get the "Aw, snap" error in ...
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chrome proxy error

When I was try to change the proxy setting of chrome browser it showed following error: When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system proxy settings will be used. ...
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Google chrome issue

I have been using Google chrome fine and now I get this code. Also says that I have netflix-google chrome app ATTENTION: default value of option force_s3tc_enable overridden by environment. ...
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How to run a Chromium app as root?

I need to use either the Text or Caret editor apps to edit files in /var/www/html. My changes aren't saved (I think) because of a permissions error. I think I need to run the application as root user ...
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Ubuntu14.04 Google-chrome unable to launch [duplicate]

When I try to launch google-chrome, I get the following message: Failed to create a ProcessSingleton for your profile directory. This means that running multiple instances would start multiple ...
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Flash is not available in chrome browser

http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ - Flash is not available in chrome browser, even when the Update Manager mentions that the software is available. What should I do?
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glitch in google chrome

I recently installed maxthon web browser on installing maxthon google chrome begin to act weird and it appears to glitchy how should i go about this. I removed maxthon but still this glitch persists. ...
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144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome

after an update of xubuntu14.04 144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome for any of my videos in youtube i have think there are problem with my flash player or simply youtube ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu internet connection problem on Chrome ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE

I am a beginner Ubuntu user, I use it via VirtualBox. I was eligible to connect internet yesterday, but today I can't access most of the sites. For example I can search something in Google, but I ...
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Can't download chrome

I have been trying to download Google Chrome. Every time I attempt to download it, my desktop says something like, "You can't download new software, because your current software is having problems." ...
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Google chrome breaks when updating from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

After updating Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 Google Chrome is not running. First i tried from launcher. Nothing happens. Then i tried using command line. google-chrome I get this ...
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Help running chrome in sh file

I wrote a .sh file but I am struggling to get Chrome to execute correctly withing the sh file. I am able to get it running however every time I open Chrome with the sh file the program will hang until ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen goes black when using youtube with Chrome

When I am using youtube in my Chrome the entire screen goes black. This has been happening since 4 months ago. The screen goes balck, but still I can hear the music and the OS is still running. The ...
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Chrome/Firefox slow to start in 14.04

It's been like that for months. Chrome and Firefox are just horribly slow to start. It can take 10 minutes before Chrome is usable. But after these 10 minutes, I can do whatever I want with it and ...
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Ubuntu 14.10( Utopic Unicorn) problem with mesa driver application like chrome, vmware not supporting hardware accleration

After upgrading ubuntu to 14.10 from 14.04 Chrome is not working properly no hardware acceleration . Apart from this VMWare workstation guest operating systems are also not supporting hardware ...
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Chrome input lag

I am running 14.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 pro. I have chrome Version 39.0.2171.95 (64-bit) I'm experiencing some weird behaviour in Chrome since upgrading to the latest Intel Graphics drivers. Here is ...
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UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL error in Chrome

I use Google Chrome version 39.0.2171.95 (64-bit) along with Ubuntu 12.10. When trying to install any extension from chrome webstore I get following error screen: Tried to find a solution in ...
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How to prevent deja-dup-monitor from running, or completely delete it?

My ubuntu is dead after a few minutes because a process called deja-dup-monitor consumes almost 7 GB memory. I searched the internet and found that it seems to be used for backups and related to the ...