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Chromium and Chrome crashing too often (Ubuntu 14.04)

So, something weird has been happening this week. Chrome and Chromium have started to freeze and subsequently crash. My system keeps going on fine, but Chrome and Chromium freeze and then close up. ...
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Scrolling down causes chrome to crash

I've just installed 14.10. In Chrome, whenever I try to scroll down using the mouse wheel the browser closes. It doesn't happen if I'm using Firefox, but I prefer Chrome. Is there a way to fix this ...
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How can the “Save File” dialog window of Chrome to be set to focus when saving?

Recently, I've found that the "Save File" dialog window of Google Chrome is not in focus after selecting something for saving from a context menu. This used to be the behavior and I find that it is ...
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Unread indicator for Slack Chrome App

I'm using Slack as an application shortcut through Google Chrome. It appears that unity uses the web's favicon for the launcher icon, which is neat. However, it seems to cache the icon for an unknown ...
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Random Ad pop ups in Chrome

Whenever I'm browsing the web I get these random pop up ads. I really can't understand why, I have ad-block plus. Is it possible that I've been infected with malware or ad-ware? How can I put an end ...
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plugins for configuring IP cams

First of all, this might have been answered before, since I find it hard to believe no one had the same issues, however I cant seem to find any info on it. Please comment on it if so. My issue: Im ...
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My custom launchers are highlighted in Docky when Chrome is launched

I've had this problem for a while, but for some reason it just irritated me more than usual today. I have Google Chrome pinned to Docky, as well as several custom launchers for various programs not ...
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No sound in Flash in Google Chrome 38

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and Google Chrome 38, but I don't hear any sound when I try to play Flash media. Sound works okay when I view HTML5 media such as YouTube videos, and also when I view ...
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Chrome creates too many pulseaudio streams

I have a slight problem with my Chrome (in the chrome help forum they couldnt help me). My Chrome is creating a new audio stream for each video, sound stream or somthing like that (mostly one stream ...
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Pinch to zoom doesn't stay enabled after enabling in Chrome in Ubuntu 14.04

I enabled pinch to zoom in Chrome (in "chrome://flags") but after relaunching the browser it doesn't stay enabled anymore, but goes back to "Default". What do I do? Thanks for answering!
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Contrary to other posts, Latest Chrome *REALLY DOES* have a problem with U1404.Refresh 1

BTW I have perused the other posts - they do not address the problem. Here is a complete log. About 1 month ago, so mid-Sept: Re-installed U1404, this time with the new Refresh-1. All on-the-fly ...
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Google chrome strange behavior after gnome3 restart or connect/disconnect second monitor

I've been searching the solution of this annoying problem few months. Here is the case: When I have 'fresh' started gnome3 environment everything looks good, chrome icon looks ok ( I mean not like low ...
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Where does chromedriver install to?

I've executed sudo apt-get install chromium-chromedriver for selenium, but which chromedriver does not return anything.
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Logitech K330 volume keys open Google Chrome

As the title reveal I have a rather unusual problem. When I press my up and down volume keys Google Chrome will open. This isn't every time, but the first time I press the key after not pressing it ...
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Chrome unable to show Google maps, even in normal view

Since the update to Trusty, when I pull up Google maps, I just get a black screen. The controls still show and react, and when I click and drag the screen will flash the map, and the mini map will ...
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its possible to remove new google hangouts app's white background?

I installed the new hangouts app it would look awesome but this whit background ruins its design. Is it possible to remove it and make it look like as it looks on chromebook?
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Adobe Flash Player installed but not detected by Chrome

I realize there are a wealth of question on Adobe Flash in Chrome on Ubuntu, but I can not find an answer to this on Google or the StackExchange network. I have for months now experienced the "choppy ...
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Should I turn on Hyperthreading on lubuntu 14.04?

Pentium 4 HT @ 3.20 Ghz Ram: 1536 MB Lubuntu 14.04 LTS To be clear, I want to know whether HT would slow Lubuntu down or not. I use it for daily use such as using Google Chrome (to be specific) and ...
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How to get the dropbox icon back without removing Chrome?

I installed the newest Chrome-version (38). Before that I was using version 34 and the dropbox indicater was in the system tray. After installing Chrome after restarting a message showed up indicating ...
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Is there going to be a new PPAPI java plug in for google Chrome?

I was wondering if anyone knows if anyone is working on a new java that would work on google chrome 35+, because even though it works on google chrome 34, which i have installed, shockwave doesnt work ...
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Can I get youtube in the sound menu?

Spotify integrates with the Linux sound menu, which means I can pause it from the command line. Is there a way to get youtube to integrate (via Chrome) so that it can be paused with the native sound ...
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After playing video file with player (VLC, Gnome player) Chrome cant start

I have played video file with video player, after that trying to open google chrome, but it freezes on opening, just shows in status bar chrome panel. And then i loging out from lubuntu and loging ...
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Global smooth scrolling

Mac has native smooth scrolling (animation when you scroll something). I really like that thing. Is there a way to enable smooth scrolling, globally, in Ubuntu? When I say globally I mean, enable it ...
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Can I pause Youtube in chrome from command line?

I can pause spotify by pausing all system programs playing (well, toggling). How can I do something like that to pause/play Youtube videos in google-chrome?
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How can I mute an individual application from command line? [duplicate]

I can see a list of applications currently playing sound: And I can mute them by clicking the On/Off slider. How can I do thi from command line? I want to be able to mute google-chrome, so that I ...
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Freezing, Errors and Display Manager PRoblems

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 I think thats the version, I recently had problems with what I'm thinking is the display managers. first my laptop(with ubuntu on it) was having problems with freezing, it ...
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How to set Chromium Proxy in 14.04?

Every guide I find online tells me to set the proxy through the Properties window of Chromium. However, when I try to right-click on the Chromium shortcut, I don't see a 'Properties' option. I'm ...
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Chrome HTML5 Video Out of Sync With Audio

I tried searching but I couldn't find this one specifically. When using the latest Chromium (version 37.0.2062.120 Ubuntu 14.04 (281580)) HTML5 video with audio will be out of sync. Usually, the ...
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Chrome, terminal and firefox crashing after upgrade from 12 LTS to 14 LTS

I upgraded from 12 LTS to 14 LTS via the GUI. Things seemed to go smoothly -- but now when I run programs on my machine they crash intermittently. Terminal crashes -- as well as chrome and firefox ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when working in browsers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and enjoy it so far. However, I really don't know how to troubleshoot this issue, and I can't find anything on it. Whenever I use a browser, after a short period of normal ...
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Cannot find google chrome terminal command

I'm connecting to my machine at the university using the ssh - X command. I want to launch google chrome from my terminal in order to get access to some website only available through my university's ...
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Firefox can't download images

Im using firefox like most people on ubuntu, i like it, and i use it a lot for web development too. The thing is, i cannot download images, i right click them, save image as, select location and it ...
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Chrome freezes after exiting full screen mode in Netflix

So Ubuntu has recently announced the support of Netflix using Chrome v37+. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Chrome 37.0.2062.120 (64-bit), and I have a problem specifically with Netflix. When I exit the ...
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Why does Chrome use apt-get to manage updates?

I come from a Windows world where Chrome automagically updates itself without any intervention (other than the occasional browser restart, since I leave my browser open all the time.) In Ubuntu, I ...
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Different icons for multiple profiles in Chrome apps

TL;DR having Chrome apps icons for multiple Chrome profiles in the Unity Launcher isn't possible due to a Chrome bug. Is there a dock/launcher/whatever that doesn't suffer from that bug? Using ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 rebooting on

I am facing a strange problem of rebooting. Here is the detail of my configuration : MotherBoard : Digilite DL-AD2550BG-ITX, Processor : Quad thread, RAM : 2 X 2 GB SODIMM RAM, OS ...
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Chrome 38 Update broke the “use system title bar and boarders”

I can't get rid of the blue bar it was brown before the update for chrome. any ideas or fixes?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Chrome web store screen shuts off

I'm fairly new at this other-OS-than-windows-thing, so I might have a hard time understanding and using the proper names for stuff... so, I'm trying to get netflix to work on my laptop running Ubuntu ...
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How to end all chrome related process after closing browser?

Even after closing Google Chrome, there are many background processes running and consuming lot of memory. How do I end all the processes when I close Chrome? Following is a picture of processes after ...
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Open chrome with content of clipboard

Lets say I have a URL in my clipboard, if I run on the terminal: xclip -o It will echo the domain, I would like to use this content as a variable to put on the command: google-chrome ...
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Chrome not starting after latest upgrade (2014-10-08) - segmentation fault when running from terminal

I run all Ubuntu updates immediately. My Ubuntu is 14.04. Today after applying the latest update (including Chrome) Chrome crashed with error. It was not shown in system monitor also. I rebooted the ...
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Slow Google and Facebook Websites, everything else is fast

I cannot login to Google account (all Google products). I can login to Facebook, but only the login part is working, no more. I tried namebench for to find the best DNS Server and changed ...
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Both Chrome and Firefox fonts changed

Hey there I was trying to change fonts for intellij but I am sure that I didn't change fonts for Chrome and Firefox. Now their fonts are very bad, I even tried reinstall them but didnt work. Moreover, ...
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Chrome Remote Desk, dont work

anyone can help me to run this extension, and perform the command post askubuntu post
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after upgrade, flash player not found? [duplicate]

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 software by apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. But now I can't watch youtube in chrome browser which I used to do. Clearing history, cache and coockies doesn't help. ...
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14.04 chromium pepper flash plugin binary zeros in /etc/chromium-browser/default [closed]

Hi this isn't a question, rather an answer because this site won't let me comment on existing questions like: Chromium 34 and later cannot detect flash plugin or Flash player not working in 14.04 ...
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Slow Facebook scrolling on Firefox

Welcome. I used Ubuntu a few years, but eventually switched to OS X, not fixing for almost five years puzzle of Firefox on Ubuntu. Regardless of whether you use the stable version, or test, ...
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Running Chrome extension periodically using a cronjob

I have built a chrome extension that performs a set of actions on a random webpage. The extension seems to work fine and I plan to run it on a VPS running Ubuntu with a XFCE desktop environment. Now ...
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Chrome standalone for linux (no root)

Since i don't have root user password, is there anyway to install google chrome with it's dependencies ? (64 Bit)
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switching back to ubuntu from chrome os problems

im using a HP chromebook 14 and i just finished installing ubuntu on it. it booted up and i was able to switch back and forth between chrome os and ubuntu. i restarted my laptop and it booted back up ...