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Can't browse to big files and upload in browsers (chrome, firefox and explorer under wine)

I can't upload jpegs over 3mb to photo websites (society6 and blue canvas) because they do not show in the browse files box. Smaller jpegs show up and can be uploaded (900kb or so). What could be ...
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How to install libappindicator1 without removing google chrome

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now I'm installing all the programs. I have an issue when i try to install Dropbox. Dropbox require an aditional installation called "libappindicator1" but if i ...
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google page pop up every ten minutes

Since earlier today, google chrome opens an about:blank page (which is my set home page) and then several times per minute, without any reason or initiating anything on my part, the google search page ...
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Google Chrome error

I have installed Google Chrome by .deb file from google.com/chrome/ Installation was ok but when I opening through terminal it says the code below although it opens it self. And it's unopenable ...
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Changing screen resolution in Chrome Remote Dekstop for Ubuntu Server

I have setup Chrome Remote Desktop in my ubuntu server using a vnc connection and set the resolution as 1366x 768 however when i connect using chrome remote desktop the screen size is different ...
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How do i fix Shockwave Crash Google Chrome

I have ubuntu 14.04, Running google chrome Version 34.0.1847.137 (for java support), and i cant use shockwave flash. Ive tried, i only have 1 shockwave plugin, ive disabled all extensions (removed ...
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Override system-wide shortcut for application-specific shortcut

Is there a way to give a keyboard shortcut defined in an application precedence over a system-wide shortcut with the same key binding? Desired behaviour: When some keys are pressed, check if the ...
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Java in Chrome 34

I have installed the old version of chrome (34) because it is supposed to be able to work with java (as others have reported.) my question is, how do i get java to work in chrome 34? I have tried to ...
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Google Chrome Canary - on Ubuntu 14.04 how to get it?

I need to test some hardware on Ubuntu 14.04 which are all working on Mac and Windows 8.1. But Ubuntu 14.04 old Google Chrome is available via apt-get How do I get the Google Chrome Canary or ...
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How to avoid chrome store password in seahorse?

I am very concerned about the unencrypted passwords saved by chrome in seahorse. This equipment is shared and used by several people, so any user with the root password can change my user password ...
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Google Chrome Kiosk Fullscreen Issue Basic Server 14.04

I'm a complete newbie when it comes to Ubuntu and Linux in general so please be gentle. I've been tasked with creating a web kiosk at work and i'm all but there except from as the title ...
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middle click sends chrome to background [closed]

This is a well documented bug. when you middle click on an empty space in the chrtome titlebar it sends the window to the background, even if you disable the system setting for this. However, the ...
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Get Flash 15 on Ubuntu

I know, it's been asked before but I couldn't really get a satisfying answer for some details/backgrounds and I guess it's an important question for many. Some application seem only to be running ...
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Troubleshooting reproducible LCD blackscreen crash

I have a Latitude D630 that happily runs Ubuntu 32-bit 14.04LTS. However, if I open a specific chrome application in chromium or chrome and attempt to open a particular menu in that app, the entire ...
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Is my netbook powerful enough to run Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Mods: this question is not a duplicate of others. While related in subject, this question is not a general specifications request, nor is it concerned with building kernels and whatnot. This question ...
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How do I install Wine on my Chromebook running Crouton??? I am super noob

Hey so I just got Crouton to run so that I can switch seamlessly between my CHROME OS and Crouton but now I'm a bit stuck. WINEHQ says to add their updater to the repository using the Software ...
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Google Chrome leaving processes live after closing

I've had problems with Google Chrome that when I close it and then re-open it I get the error message the the Profile could not be opened correctly. I've traced this problem down to the fact that ...
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Set the Google Chrome icon back to default

I get "some webpage's tag-Google Chrome" after I put my cursor upon the Google icon of the sidebar. How can I restore the tag back to the default?
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Enable WebGL w/ intel drivers in chrome

My glxinfo: http://pastebin.com/drbaMaxN My lspci: http://pastebin.com/RwsVfEdu I've enabled "Override software rendering" in chrome://flags, but chrome://gpu still tells me 'WebGL: unavailable'. Is ...
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Preview .html file from remote AWS EC2 instance on local machine's browser

From this and this I've gathered that I should ssh into my ec2 instance from my Mac by: ssh -C -c blowfish -X -i user.pem user@hostname.com This accomplishes X11 forwarding. Afterwards, how do ...
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Google chrome account broken

I have been experiencing this problem ever since I re installed ubuntu 14.04 I can not force google sync account to work properly I get this error every time I start chrome First I thought it ...
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Unable to browse specific websites with Netgear modem

I recently purchased a Netgear DGN1000v3 modem-router for my home. I was using a D-link DSL-2750U, before it started giving network disconnection issues in the last one month. I setup internet on ...
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Adobe Flash Player not detected on Chromium for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using Chromium for Ubuntu and it's telling me I need to install Adobe Flash Player (AFP) when I go to play a certain video by directing me to Adobe's website. I have AFP installed via Ubuntu ...
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Key input lag on Chrome Browser in Trusty

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and am experiencing great difficulty in typing in Google Chrome Version 37.0.2062.94 (64-bit). Typing works normally in gedit, emacs, etc but in my browser it is really ...
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Google Chrome Opens “Chrome-Google Chrome”

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I also installed Google Chrome. However, whenever I try to launch Chrome from the dock, the "Google Chrome" icon flashes, then opens a new icon called "Chrome-Google ...
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which terminal command for open google-chrome [duplicate]

How do I open the google chrome browser from the terminal without getting error? google-chrome gets me error. No is not the same question but I probable should have written them in the same post. I ...
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Clipboards mess : Chrome/terminals/VMwarePlayer

I'm unfamilliar with the different clipboards available in Linux and how they work, but something strange happens, and there may be a way to resolve this : When I highlight text in my terminal ...
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Computer freezes when playing youtube video in Chrome

I have got a computer with fresh 14.04 installation. Whenever I open a Youtube video in Chrome it plays for a minute or so, and the the machine freezes. The only way out of it is a hard reset. I have ...
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Chrome Weird Shortcut

I recently ran the ubuntu updater on my computer, and it seems like it messed up my google chrome installation. Every time I open Google chrome, on the menu bar, instead of showing up as the normal ...
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Chrome always asks to be default browser and icon in dash doesn't work

I have two issues with Google Chrome which may or may not be related. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. The first is that whenever I open the browser, I get the thing telling me it's not the default browser and ...
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Google Chrome with buggy launcher [duplicate]

Google Chrome used to work for me, but today it started to act weirdly. When I open it(on Docky), it will create a new window instead of keeping on its own icon. To fix that, I ran sudo apt-get purge ...
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Chrome/Chromium fonts look bad starting from version 37

After an upgrade from version 36 to 37, the fonts in Google Chrome browser and its opensource variation Chromium look much worse. In the attached screenshot you will the same page viewed with version ...
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chrome loads then immediatly dissapears

I just put ubuntu on my chromebook in order to be able to do my math homework. Its a program called adaptive math practice by carnegie learning. I log on to my student site, click on the link. Then, ...
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Regional language not working on google chrome only

I had installed malayalam language keyboard (from keyboard layout settings in systemsettings) in Ubuntu on my Dell laptop. and I can type malayalm language in any window or application except google ...
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RAM usage in Chrome

I run quite a few windows and tabs open is Chrome on a regular basis and while on Ubuntu it seems to seriously bog my system down. 4gb ram and 4gb swap. This laptop is dual booted with Windows 8.1 ...
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Chrome/Chromium causes laggy touchpad on lubuntu 14.04 at MacBook

I'm running Lubuntu at quite an old MacBook (6.1). Trying to keep it up-to-date so for the moment it's 14.04. Several months ago (after one of the updates) a strange problem arose: at a random moment ...
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Chrome crash when trying to see a Youtube video using Adobe Flash [closed]

Every time I visit Youtube on Chrome the page crashes, not just that Flash player has crashed message, the whole page crashes and says nothing about what the problem was caused by. I have Chrome ...
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Google Chrome install problem [duplicate]

My computer is a Lenovo IdeaPad U410 Touch with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to install Chrome. When I tried to install Google Chrome I was asked what download package to choose: 32 bit deb (for ...
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How to add different keyring password for google chrome only in ubuntu

Google chrome saves password in gnome keyring and I want to secure it with different password instead of log in password. In passwords and keys application, there is a folder named Login which ...
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Google Chrome won't launch [closed]

Google chrome won't launch from its icon or from the terminal. Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS google-chrome-stable version 36.0.1985.143-1 What the terminal spits out when I try to run google-chrome-stable: ...
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How to change chrome bookmark bar font sizes

Is there a way to change the font size of chrome web browser bookmark bar on Linux? it does't vary with zoom out and zoom in options.
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Google chrome not working in ubuntu server (Karma)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 I trying to run the TEST $ ./scripts/test.sh but I am getting Starting Karma Server (http://karma-runner.github.io) ...
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Google Chrome touchscreen - right-click gets stuck

I'm having some problems with Google Chrome and my touchscreen in Ubuntu 14.04. Basic touchscreen usage works fine, but if I double-tap on the touchscreen (the gesture for a right-click, as far as I ...
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Google Chrome proxy settings?

When I try to set Google Chrome's proxy settings (on chrome://linux-proxy-config/), I get the following message: When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system ...
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How to change bgcolor of active tab in chrome/chromium?

This question complements the question How to change web browser's tab bar background color or image? It seems changing the whole tab bar bgcolor is not difficult, but how about changing the bgcolor ...
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How to clean up windows in Chromium

I've been experimenting with Xubuntu and I noticed something a little strange when using Chromium. Due to Chromium's unique "tab" feature, you essentially have a duplicate title bar that uses extra ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Google Chrome is not showing window

Just installed google chrome from deb it is in the launcher but when i click it - there is no visible window for it i tried reinstalling through apt-get - no luck i started it from terminal ...
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How do I get OK Google to work on Google Chrome and be Always On?

Version 37.0.2062.76 beta (64-bit) installed, can't get Ok Google to turn on. I've done google searches on how to get this to work but nothing seems to be working for me. Does anyone have this working ...
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How to remove Google Chrome error popup - “your preferences cannot be read…” on Ubuntu?

Since past few days, whenever I start Google Chrome, I have been getting this popup error message saying "your preferences cannot be read..." I haven't faced any issues in normal browser usage, but I ...
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Website video slow/choppy; somehow fixed it briefly on Chrome (but not on Firefox), but problem resumed on restart

Watching video content on any website (youtube, news sites, TV sites etc) the picture is slow/choppy, not at all smooth. The sound is fine. I'm mainly using Chrome, which has the latest Flash enabled. ...