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Uninstall Firefox

Just installed on my new laptop Ubuntu 14.04 and immediately installed Chrome (for programming purposes). I havn't done anything with Mozilla Firefox yet and I want to remove it since I have Chrome. ...
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Whenever I try to reach saddahaq.com I am getting a Server Not Found issue. Everyone except me is able to reach that website

I am using Ubuntu OS and Google Chrome browser - Version 44.0.2403.157 (64-bit). i searched for the solution, i tried these check the website is blocked in hosts : /etc/hosts its clear nothing wrong ...
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Evince can open hyperlinks in Firefox, so why not in Chrome?

Before posting this question I investigated this and found it already implemented in my 14.04. Also investigated this which references the above linked question. Handlers for both ...
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how do i turn off the idle function when using the canon pixma mp230 with Linux 64 bit disc os?

how do i turn off the idle function when using the canon pix-ma mp230 with Linux 64 bit disc OS ?
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Google Chrome ignores XmodMap key mapping

My laptop Down arrow key is stuck on, so I have used Xmodmap to remove the mapping of that key with the following command: xmodmap .Xmodmap The contents of my .Xmodmap file is just the single ...
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14.04 & Chrome 44 goes back to login screen

In the last month I have started to experiencing this problem while I'm using chrome. Sometimes after 15 minutes other times after hours while I'm using chrome ubuntu takes me back to the login ...
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Google Hangouts Video Playback Performance

I've been trying to use Google Hangouts for video chat on my Ubuntu machines but the performance has been atrocious. My laptop is a Galago UltraPro from System 76 with an i7 and 16gb of RAM. My ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop with android

I have a dream that one day I can remotely connect to my Ubuntu using my android(remote desktop)... On a more serious note I have tried many solutions for doing that , lastly I have tried the chrome ...
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Chrome select options are blank

Sometimes, the options of a select element are blank in Chrome: However, it doesn't happen in Firefox or even in Chrome if I move the window to my secondary monitor: It appears to be a video ...
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Why are Chromium profile corrpution issues never fixed? [on hold]

If you are like me and have used SYNC on Chrome or Chomium to keep track of you hundreds of bookmarks, and yeas of work. How annoyed are you that your data is not accessible? I have spent at least ...
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No sound in chrome on ubuntu 15.04

I have a problem with my goolge chrome. Yesterday I used and all was OK. But today I haven't sound only on Chrome. I tried: sudo ln -s /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins /opt/google/chrome/plugins and ...
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Need Chromebook flash player

It seems that the pepper flash that comes with Chrome on Linux does not allow for restricted DRM content to be streamed. All other OS's can, and do, use their specific versions just fine. Is there ...
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Chrome/Chromium have stop working

So I am having Lubuntu 14.1 since 6 March from now and suddenly Chrome/ Chromium are not working any more. I have google it for a while and I have found out that this might be due to the fact that my ...
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Installing Chrubuntu on Acer Chromebook C710

Good afternoon... I've installed Chrubuntu MANY TIMES before and I've never had this problem when installing it other times. I followed the instructions from A Blogspot Post and it has never failed ...
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DRM issues 15.04

I am trying to watch NBC Sports on my Ubuntu machine. I currently have 15.04 installed. I have tried using both Chrome and Firefox. Chrome (updated) has flash 18, which is good. I've read though that ...
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Hang after update the software center in ubuntu 14.05

I experienced hang on my laptop after I run the update software center this morning. I haven't planned to update for so long because I don't see the urgency to run software updates in the past. But ...
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Any Webbrowser crashes in 14.04 since last update

I've been experiencing some annoying crashes of any web browser I use since I last updated Ubuntu & Firefox (However the problems extend to Opera & Chrome as well). First I'm just a user who ...
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Extreme sound lag (chrome)

This issue occurs every time i watch a video. I can only say that it happens on chrome, because i currently didn't test it on another browser yet: At first, the sound is in place with the video. ...
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How To Enable Google Now in Ubuntu?

My Google chrome/chromium version is 44 and Ubuntu version is 15.04. I have the Google Chrome icon in the notifications area and Google App Launcher on my Ubuntu Unity launcher but the Google Now and ...
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Google hangout not working in Google Chrome browser

I don't use Google hangout for any big purpose. But still I need to know how to use Google hangout in Ubuntu? I know that it is working well just with the browser. I got Google chrome browser ...
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How to remove redirection to tradeadexchange? [duplicate]

Google chrome on Ubuntu While browsing, randomly opens a new tab to www.tradeadexchange.com and from there to an ad. How do I delete this malware or adware or whatever it is? BTW, tradeadexchange ...
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Audio in videos is playing in slow motion on Google Chome browser.

I'm having a technical problem. The audio is playing in slow motion (SoundCloud, Youtube, DailyMotion, etc.) on my Google Chrome browser. But the sound is working fine when I use Internet Explorer. ...
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Scaled up Chrome window

Since a few months I have a problem with Chrome browser. It always worked perfect but one day I turned Chrome on and it appeared like rescaled up. The window and interface became huge, interface icons ...
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Chrome copies Firefox browsing history

I have only an SSD on my computer, so I decided to keep it as clear as it is possible. It's my first time with Ubuntu, I have only used it several months on a virtual machine, exclusively for working ...
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Chrome improperly closed, theme reverted

I had to shut down my computer forcibly, while Chrome happened to be open. Upon relaunch Chrome (And Chromium as well) have blue title bars (although the default window controls of ubuntu), as well as ...
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Automatic updater on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have enabled automatic updates but every time my Firefox and Chrome are updated they are downloaded from scratch, so every time my update size is more or near 100MBs. ...
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Install multiple versions of chrome

How do I install multiple versions of Chrome? I would like to say, I want Chrome, not Chromium. Or is there a extension (like Firefox)?
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Google Chrome CSE Custom Search Engine after installing updates

Yesterday I installed updates on my install of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty, and started googling in the address bar of Google Chrome and suddenly got a new CSE (Custom Search Engine) design instead my usual ...
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How to change the ugly chrome/chromuim tray icon

I'm writing a script to fix hardcoded indicator icons, and i'm having a problem fixing the google chrome/chromium indicator icon. There's two icons that are shown in the tray; i managed to fix the ...
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Google Chrome icon in Dash

I have Google chrome pinned, but when I click the icon another one appears which is in high detail unlike the pinned one. If I unpin all chrome icons, then suddenly when I pin another icon it starts ...
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PepperFlash player in Chromium and Chrome not working

I've done, I believe, most if not all of the recommended methods for obtaining Flash in Chromium via the newer PepperFlash players. I've never--not once--been able to get Flash working on ...
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Fix “half-installed” package

I have the latest google chrome but accidentally tried to install the .deb package i downloaded two years ago, then cancelled with ctrl-c when it was unpacking, now it keeps telling me its half ...
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How does YouTube prevent OS from sleeping? Can it work for other HTML5 players?

There were many questions here about preventing the OS to go into the sleep/suspend/screensaver mode when running an app (say, watching a video in the browser, but it doesn't have to be a ...
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Distortions in Google Chrome window when Hovering over links/video/images or when having multiple windows open

I'm running Chrome Version 44.0.2403.155 (64-bit) with Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavilion g4. My Chrome window often becomes distorted when either: I have two Chrome windows open with one on each monitor ...
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How can Chrome be installed in Lubuntu 15.04?

I checked this site, and Lubuntu Software Center but could not find any guide. I guess it has to be manually installed? On a related note: will Chromium do better or as good as Chrome on Lubuntu ...
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Screen tear or I don't know what to call it when using chrome

I rarely posts question but well this has been bugging me since i started using Ubuntu 14.04, of course previously I was using Win8.1 without any issues. My screen has a tear when using chrome which ...
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Chrome Apps No Longer Opening in Their Own Window

After a certain Chrome update (around July or so) the Chrome app shortcuts (Gmail, Calendar, Play music) on the unity launcher no longer open in their own window, they open in a tab in the full Chrome ...
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Terminal cannot install anything

I hav been using Ubuntu for quite sum time. yesterday i accidentally deleted the ubuntu partition (from windows) and again installed it. im having the following problems I tried 2 install Google ...
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Any brower gets connection reset on a specific site, while wget works

I cannot browser the http://nytimes.com website from any browser installed on my Linux Ubuntu (Chrome and Firefox), but I can download the landing page using wget http://nytimes.com Already tried to ...
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no acces to help.ubuntu or askubuntu on ubuntu machine

I recently installed ubuntu on my laptop. I have a lot of issues so i heavily rely on help websites. I cannot acces the top google results often because of ERR_ADRESS_UNREACHABLE in chrome. I can ...
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How to get back google-chrome touch screen gesture on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

What I would like: touch gestures such as scrolls and clicks on google chrome What I have: On single click/double click shows alt text and moves mouse/selection to the location. Touch works fine/as ...
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google chrome remote desktop on ubuntu

Recently I've downloaded the google app called "google chrome remote desktop" which I would like to use for controlling my pc with Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit remotely from my Android phone. So, I installed ...
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Gnome / metacity and Chrome bug leading a to a falal error

since today I have a very annoying bug, opening a new tab in Chrome can make my system crash and I have to reboot. When I right click with you mouse in Chrome I see a black box instead of the standard ...
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No sound on chrome (Only) after using an HDMI cable

I used a hdmi cable to broadcast some youtube content to my tv (using chrome). I had to change the sound output from "speakers" to "hdmi" to have it on the tv. Now, there is no sound on my computer ...
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Chrome freezes Ubuntu GNOME 15.04

Every time I open Google Chrome it freezes GNOME. The mouse can still move, but I can't so much as toggle to a terminal screen (with alt-f1, etc.). In the past these sorts of issues have seemed to ...
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Chrome application starter renamed completely

I don't know why, but the application starter of my Google Chrome browser has been renamed to a page, I visited some time back. Can some one help me get the original name back? For details look ...
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Unusual network activity is seen in Ubuntu's built-in System Monitor (14.04 LTS 64bit Spanish)

I detected some unusual networking activity on my PC. In System Monitor appears strange networking data-transfer, even when i close my web browser (Google Chrome 44.0.2403.130 64-bit) the activity ...
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How to disable profile name in Google Chrome?

I want to get rid of the little name icon in the upper right. It wasn't there until a few updates ago. I tried disabling avatar/new profile management stuff in chrome://flags, but that didn't work. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS YouTube videos are choppy

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an older computer I had for an HTPC. All I really wanted to do was use it to watch YouTube, Twitch, and browse the internet. Unfortunately, it fails at watching ...
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Flash - Chrome Linux vs Chrome Windows

What is the difference between Flash in Chrome for Linux and Chrome for Windows? I am asking because in Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome will not play certain Flash-based live video streams (specifically ...