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control Youtube in Google Chrome with bluetooth headphone buttons

Following the answer here I am able to control the Ubuntu (14.04) default Videos application with my bluetooth headset play/pause, forward, reverse buttons. I have tried Streamkeys and Key Socket ...
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Skylake iGPUs support hardware accelerated decoding of most video formats. What libraries do I need to enable them in Chrome and Totem?

According to Wikipedia, Skylake iGPUs support hardware accelerated decoding of H.265/HEVC, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MPEG-2, VC-1, WMV9, JPEG/MJPEG and VP9. What packages do I need to install to enable ...
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how to stop web pages from preventing screen dimming?

I noticed my monitor stopped dimming a few days ago. I have found that by closing a certain webpage I tend to leave open in Chrome - or even making it not the active tab - the screen dimming works ...
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Open streaming video in Chrome

I am trying to stream baseball from the First Row Sports website running Chrome in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The URL is http://firstrowca.eu/watch/15570/1/watch-mlb-network.html. I followed a tutorial for ...
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Reset default Browser to Firefox after install Chrome in Kubuntu 16.04

I'm developing a webInterface so I installed Opera and Chrome on my KUbuntu 16.04. System (additionally to Firefox which I usually use) BUT ... It seems that after installing Chrome some services use ...
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Why can't I update my system? [duplicate]

When I type the following command into the command line I am getting the following error: <Fetched 14.2 MB in 5min 28s (43.3 kB/s) W: There is no public key ...
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Aborted (core dumped) google chrome [duplicate]

Some days it started, whenever I tried to launch google chrome ($ google-chrome or $ google-chrome-stable) I got the fallowing: [16093:16116:0726/155648:ERROR:file_path_watcher_linux.cc(264)] ...
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Not able run chrome - 4794 abort (core dumped) google-chrome-stable

I'm trying to open Google chrome on my Ubuntu 14.04 . But I get the following error. command : # google-chrome-stable Result : abort (core dumped) google-chrome-stable command : # google-...
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Google Chrome not starting (“Aborted (core dumped)”)

My Google Chrome stopped working mysteriously. When I run it from a terminal I get: $ google-chrome-stable Aborted (core dumped) I installed google chrome via de Debian package and I am running a ...
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Chrome is not starting with 'Error initializing NSS' [duplicate]

When I try to start Chrome it gives the following error: test@D1504-Ubuntu:~$ google-chrome [5701:5734:0726/112641:ERROR:nss_util.cc(744)] Error initializing NSS with a persistent database (sql:/home/...
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Chrome browser has started core dumping on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have previously downloaded and installed the Chrome (not Chromium) Version 52.0.2743.82 (64-bit) browser. It has worked in the past (I use Chromium as my primary browser). But today it will not ...
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Sceen goes blank when using browser for certain tasks using 16.04

I am using Description: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS Release: 16.04 Codename: xenial on a gigabyte brix S which comes with a built in intel card lshw -C video *-display UNCLAIMED ...
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Unable to configure Ubuntu kiosk mode 12.04

Setting Up Ubuntu as a Kiosk Web Appliance How-to Ubuntu Kiosk How to set up an Ubuntu Kiosk Ubuntu Web Kiosk in 10 Easy Steps I saw the websites above but I am unable configure kiosk mode. I ...
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WiFi gone after system freeze

I was browsing the Internet in chrome when my system froze, completely unresponsive. I waited an hour and checked back and it was still frozen, so I had to just power down by holding the power button. ...
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screen shocks when visit google+ [on hold]

os: linux mint18 browser : latest chrome for linux and firefox the new edition of google+(material design) graphic card :Intel any suggestions guys? please tell me, i would appreciate it.
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Chrome dark adress bar (omnibox)

I want to change adress bar in chrome adress bar to dark(with white letters for example). I tried to find it in many places/themes, but without result. I use GTK 3, but I could change if someone got ...
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Can't open Chrome as default browser from terminal

I'm trying to use the answers from this question, but all fail by either doing nothing, or giving me this error: Aborted (core dumped) I'm on 14.04 Trusty Tahr using Google Chrome as my default ...
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Why is Google Chrome screen flickering?

I have Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The screen will occasionally be flickering weirdly. Almost like when I take a screen shot the screen goes white really quickly is what Google Chrome does. How ...
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How to download a magnet / get its URL

I use utorrent via Chrome, with localhost gui (http://localhost:8080/gui). How do I get magnets url? And how do I download them in a .torrent form so I will be able to download them with utorrent?
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Google Chrome and Firefox very slow

I have a problem since I moved on Gnome3.Google Chrome and Firefox runs slow on some sites,sometimes it won't load the page or page crashes! I have this problem only on Gnome3 and I don't want to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 Gnome 3 — Skype login issues [on hold]

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Gnome 3. I can't sign in on Skype.It says that It can't recognize my account info. I tried the same info on web and it works,but I can't even start Skype Beta for ...
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Ubuntu doesn't respond after playing YouTube video on Chrome

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 Bit OS. The laptop never respond, if I play any video on YouTube on Chrome Browser for 15-20 minutes duration. Once it doesn't respond to keyboard and mouse pad, it ...
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Google Chrome error: Error initializing NSS without a persistent database

It was working properly before, suddenly it stopped working. When I tried to open by clicking on its icon, but nothing happens. As already here are many questions related to this, but none of them ...
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online media stops and starts again after few seconds

I'm using chrome (latest updates) on Ubuntu 16.04 (updated). When I'm watching videos on cnn.com, the videos start playing normally but after a while (about 30 seconds), the clips go back to the ...
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Chrome crashes on Unity and Pantheon but not on KDE

As the title says, chrome crashes with Aborted (Core Dumped) on both those DWMs. Happened after I updated my system.
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Flash plugin problems on 32-bit Chromium or Opera

I have installed (2 days ago) Ubuntu on chromebook via crouton. I think it's 32 bit system. I can't get flash plugin to work, even though I installed it via Ubuntu software center (than deleted it and ...
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chromium does not auto-detect hidpi

I'm trying to switch from the google-chrome-stable package to the chromium-browser package. However the first thing I noticed is that chromium does not seem able to auto detect that I am on a hidpi ...
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How to fix “Check your microphone” in Chrome for 16.04

Since I am trying to fix this already for 4 hours checking the simplest options and obvious settings: allowing the microphone, testing with external application and last testing with different site (...
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My PC logs out accidently when hit enter from Chrome addressbar after some time period

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS operating system. I'm using Google Chrome Browser Version 46.0.2490.86 (64-bit) for Internet surfing. My problem is when I hit enter in address bar(Chrome address bar) ...
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How can Google Chrome be installed on Ubuntu Touch? [duplicate]

I want to experiment with the App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) in Google Chrome in order to see if Android applications can run easily in Ubuntu Touch. In order to do this, I first need to install Google ...
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How do I install an older version of Google Chrome?

I'm not to familiar with Ubuntu, but I need to install the previous version because the current one has some bugs. I went to here and found the version that I wanted: http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/...
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I cannot connect to a secure web site

I have an Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0 MHz 32-bit with 2 GB RAM. I have the latest version of Ubuntu 32-bit with the latest 32-bit versions of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. If I go to a web site, like ...
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How to create an install usb with certain settings and programs already installed

In my last job, I was an intern at a research institute that used Linux on most of their computers. Their computer science guy had created an install usb for ubuntu with certain things like Google ...
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Any chromium-based browsers aren't working on 12.04!

Few days ago I got system, kernel and software updates for Ubuntu 12.04. After restarting any chromium-based browsers (Google Chrome, Opera, Chromium, Vivaldi etc..) are not working. I have similar ...
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chrome does not load certain pages

Hi I have some issues on chrome, I have ubuntu 16 and neither chrome nor firefox load any pages but youtube and fb. It loads google as well but only results of search and when I enter one of them it ...
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How to serve static files on startup?

I have a kiosk, which displays a website inside of chrome, on full-screen mode. Website files, are static html templates, and they're stored in: /home/kiosk/app directory and I want to display them ...
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Disabling Chrome Swipe navigation - Two Finger “back”

Quite recently Chrome has taken up the nasty habit of interpreting errant horizontal scrolling to mean "Go back," which is deeply frustrating. I hit the back button rarely enough that I do not foresee ...
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How to switch to Google Chrome Beta from Chrome stable [duplicate]

When I download chrome beta on znet it always ends up being chrome stable. Same when I download it from google etc? One site said the answer was on Ubuntu and it showed 3 chrome versions and you could ...
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Chrome doesn't give a live preview on resize

When I attempt to resize a Chrome window, Chrome changes the icon of the mouse cursor appropriately, however all Chrome windows stop updating and I don't see a live preview of the window size. This ...
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Can't install Google Chrome (“This software comes from a 3rd party”)

It has happened with other things that I wanted to install also. It shows a box with: "This software comes from a 3rd party and may contain non-free components".
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Commands from HUD do not always work in 16.04

When I type a command in the HUD and press enter it may not work the first time, so I have to type the command again to make it work. Is anyone else experiencing this in Ubuntu 16.04?
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Chrome distorts images

As you can see below, Chrome does not display images correctly (the gray enlarged picture should be entirely black). The distortion is seemingly chosen at random, but occurs frequently. Sometimes ...
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Privacy error:Your connection is not private

I am on Ubuntu 16.04.Since I came to this hotel,I am using wifi and have problems to connect to my facebook account.I have tried with Chrome,Vialid and Mozzila and I got all the time Privacy error ...
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Plymouth causes multiple issues with 16.04 LTS (It's not Firefox or Chrome or YouTube freezing)

I have had to disable the plymouth running on 16.04 LTS. It caused lots of freezes on the desktop and lately also stopped my USB keyboard from working, when trying to enter the decrypt password on ...
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Chrome lags and runs up CPU usage

I have a Dell 7559 core i7 (67 machine and after spending some time I got Ubuntu 16.04 up and running. However for some reason beyond me chrome and firefox is laggy and choppy. Really frustrating!! I ...
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UI problem Google Apps Scripts

UI problems running Google Apps Scripts in Chrome under Ubuntu 16.04. The problems seem to relate to modifying Chrome interface (adding a drop down) and running other UI scripts. Other Apps Script ...
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How to implement a last resort physical reset button for resetting kiosk app?

I have a kiosk app which runs on a dell 760 machine running ubuntu 14.04 server with a touch screen. The kiosk app is running in a browser and the system is locked down (chrome is running in kiosk ...
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All 4 CPUs showing above 90% in system monitor

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. When I use simple screen recorder, chrome or firefox, and any text editor, in the system monitor I can see all the 4 CPUs showing 90% above usage. But if I open all these ...
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A problem installing Google Chrome [duplicate]

I downloaded Chrome, opened with Ubuntu software, but when I press install - nothing happens. In the bottom I get a message - this software comes from a 3-rd party and may contain non-free components. ...
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youtube gives sound no video in chrome

Running the latest updates in Ubuntu (16.04). I didn't have a problem before. I'm also using the Nouveau display driver, even though I have an Intel HD 4000 and Nvidia display adapter on my laptop. ...