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How to synchronize bookmarks in Google Chrome between Ubuntu and Windows

I dual boot my system with windows and Ubuntu. when i bookmark a page in Windows (in Google Chrome), it doesn't show up when i open chrome in Ubuntu. I have already logged in to the Chrome with my ...
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NETFLIX not working because of components Chrome

i've ubuntu 14, netflix doesn't work with chrome. it says: cannot find all components. check WidevineCdm and upgrade it. but there is not upgrate to do in chrome components. thanks!
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edX.org login issue with Chrome on Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 with latest version of Google Chrome. But Signin on edX.org does not work, after clicking "Sign in", it shows We couldn't sign you in. An error has occurred. Check your ...
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Choosing default browser

I am having problems choosing my default browser. As far as I can tell there are 2 ways to do it, and right now they are conflicting. What I want: default browser of Google Chrome Problem: In unity ...
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Video full screen on half of screen

Is it possible to have the video i'm playing in browser be played in full screen on just half of the screen? So for example you have 1 chrome window tabbed on half of the screen with the things you ...
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How can I prevent Chrome from crashing when attaching files?

For the past couple of weeks I've noticed that Chrome will crash instantly upon trying open a file manager. Dragging a file from a nautilus window into a website expecting an attachment works fine ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Google chrome graphical glitches and can't use netflix missing videwinecdm [closed]

I'm using thinkpad x220 with intel hd 3000 so it shouldn't be a graphic card issue.
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Java plugins for Chrome 45+? [closed]

I have been having trouble with Java in my Chrome dev build (48), and all the posts about Java for Chrome are old and potentially outdated. Is there any new developments for Java in Chrome now?
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Unclear graphics in Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to use Firefox or Google Chrome browser or PDF reader, I cannot read the text properly. The characters are unclear (see screenshots). I have already installed the Intel G31 graphics driver ...
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Downloading files from Google Chrome

I am running Google Chrome 48.0.2564.97 (64 bit) on a brand new Ubuntu 15.10. When I try to download a file I am presented with a Nautilus dialog asking me where to store the file. When I try to ...
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'How do I stop this message? “This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because this Linux system will no longer be supported”

I am using Google Chrome 48.0 I receive this message every time I start "Chrome" How do I turn the message of, short of closing it every time? I do want to switch browsers, just not see the notice. ...
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How is starting Chrome from the launcher different from starting it from the command line?

I installed Chrome via a PPA in order to get the proper codecs/DRM stuff required to watch Netflix on Ubuntu (15.10). Now if I run $ google-chrome-stable from the command line it works great. But ...
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automatic login without displaying the prompt for username and password in Chrome

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I wish to program a script that opens a browser window but bypasses the prompt for username and password and uses the already stored username and password to login ...
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how do I open two Chrome browsers on a dual screen configuration, each browser in its screen

I need to code a bash script that runs on start-up and opens two Chrome browsers on a dual screen configuration Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. Each Chrome browser should open at a preset web URL(page),in a ...
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How can I associate XRDP with windows sessions showing application in fullscreen mode

Following this tutorial: https://thepcspy.com/read/building-a-kiosk-computer-ubuntu-1404-chrome/ I have setup Google Chrome to work in KIOSK mode, and setup XRDP via this tutorial/script ...
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Dual monitor problem on Ubuntu 14.04. After monitor switch off and on, application Chrome closes by itself

I have a problem that involves a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS that runs on a NUC Mini-PC.The NUC is connected with two external Samsung Smart TVs 1st display connected via HDMI , 2nd display connected via ...
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Select ONLY the address bar in Chrome using Alt + D on Linux?

It's quite easy on Windows to go to the Google Chrome's address bar using Alt + D. Whenever, I was trying to use the same on Ubuntu Linux, not only the address bar is getting selected but also the ...
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Why Google Chrome will not be supported? [duplicate]

Xubuntu was perfect for my laptop, but now after a couple of months when I open Google Chrome, I get the message that Google Chrome will not longer support this Linux version. My version is 14.04.3 ...
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Ubuntu freezes when exiting YouTube full screen

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome Version 48.0.2564.82 (64-bit) with Intel HD 5500 graphics. The computer will freeze when I exit a YouTube video from full screen. You can start to see the ...
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PHP random image generator from Imgur album

I'm looking to create an Apache site using PHP so that each time a person directs to it, it will grab a random image from a previously created Imgur album full of images and display the image onload ...
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14.04 Google Chrome

When I open my Google Chrome on my 14.04 Ubuntu, I receive a banner saying that soon updates will not be supported on this system. Do I need to do anything now? SisuGuy
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Google Chrome Crawl/system hog on Ubuntu 15.10 desktop

I finally upgraded my desktop to 15.10 from 15.04 during Nov '15 with excitement only to be continuously disappointed as Google Chrome seems to 'hog' the system, make browsing really slow* with ...
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Chrome crashes when I turn on/off fullscreen on Youtube and locks down the screen

When I'm watching Youtube videos, Chrome oftenly crashes when I switch to fullscreen or exit it. But it doesn't pop up any window or notice or anything. Mouse keeps moving but everything else is ...
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Chrome on Ubuntu no longer supports Netflix? Latest update removed Widevine component

Netflix was working fine until an upgrade updated Chrome to version 48.0.2564.82 (64-bit). It first told me to ensure Widevine was set to "always enabled" in chrome://plugins. After checking "always ...
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Unable to launch chrome - Ubuntu

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Google Chrome 48.0.2564.82 When launching Chrome on a fresh installation, it crashes. We get this ...
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Disable Google Chrome warning about 32 bit on Ubuntu

After upgrading to Chrome 48, i see the message: This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because this Linux system will no longer be supported Is there a way to hide or disable ...
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Webcam problem Ubuntu

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I have a problem with my webcam. I have this Intel Realsense 3d Cam. So, there are basically two webcams, one is a normal colored one and the other one is green-coloured. ...
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brotli on linux chrome browser

I read about the new compression algorithm by google called Brotli. I would like try it on my laptop, but chrome browser doesn't support it yet. Chrome Canary isn't available for linux. So I ask If ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 keeps randomly crashing to login

I am randomly getting logged out on Ubuntu-Gnome 15.10, while in the middle of some work. It takes me back to login screen. It mostly happens when I am using Chrome browser, but I am not sure on ...
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Watch NetFlix on Chromium or Firefox

Since Chrome will soon no longer provide updates for 14.04 LTS and this leaves at least a one month gap until 14.04 LTS 64bit comes out I need a way to watch Netflix on either Chromium or Firefox. I ...
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Netflix: How to get past error M7067-1013?

I'm having problems streaming anything on netflix on Ubuntu (Studio) 14.04 LTS using the latest version of chrome. I'm getting error M7067-1013. I tried installing the latest updates and making sure ...
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How to launch a Chromium app from the terminal?

I've installed the text editor Text as a Chromium application. My usual approach to opening the editor is to use the menu options provided by the GUI. How can I launch the editor using the command ...
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This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because this Linux system will no longer be supported

I am using Google Chrome 48.0 Today when I launched Google Chrome, I got this message: This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because this Linux system will no longer be ...
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video flickering on chrome

When I watch videos on chrome with action scenes, looks like the screen is cut in half, it's annoyng and I can't find a solution on internet. I've found similiar questions here, but not fix. It's only ...
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System proxy setting message when launching Chrome

I keep getting this message when I launch Google Chrome (not Chromium): When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system proxy settings will be used. However, either ...
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Google Chrome logs out Ubuntu 15.10 while using youtube? [closed]

before this problem appears , I was had issue when I minimize youtube Ubuntu freezing , so I found somewhere about enable or disable Override software rendering list from chrome://flags , then the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 crashes frequently after some time

my Ubuntu 15.04 crashes frequently after some time. After it crashed it reloads the desktop-manager and shows the login. I have a Lenove Thinkpad T520 with 8 GB ram, 8 GB swap partition, Core i5 ...
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The undying ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error for localhost

I am running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a VirtualBox. I am trying to run some express.js code which needs to listen to a port. I need to do: localhost:7777 (or some other port, number is ...
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Steam doesn't have permission to open web links

I am a new Linux user, running Xubuntu 14.04, and I am trying to open an update log from Steam in my default browser i.e. Chrome. Whenever I try to do so, I get the following error: Failed to execute ...
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Problem with ports

I am trying to run "localhost:7777" (or any other number for that matter) in Chrome and Firefox. Both give errors. Chrome gives me this: "This webpage is not available ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED" Do ...
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Chrome browser volume on facebook video

When viewing videos on FB in Chrome volume always defaults to max upon starting video. Lower it and setting goes back to max on next video??
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VirtualBox VM Netflix is choppy on chrome

In Ubuntu 15.10 inside virtual box in Chrome my Netflix is choppy. I have updated everything. Any ideas.
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Am not able to install other debian packages after installing google chrome. what could be the issue?

$ sudo apt-get install cryptkeeper Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Save workspace settings for Chrome apps

I use several different Chrome apps, including Hangouts and Pure Pomodoro, and I've got them set up with their own application icons and everything. Unfortunately, every time I open the apps, the ...
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Why system hangs up while using multiple tabs on firefox or chrome?

as I work with multiple tabs, no matter its firefox or chrome. Ubuntu system hangs down. I have 2 gb ram. What should I do? should I change to Lubuntu?
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How do I set a default Chrome Person (user) to open URLs as?

When I click on a URL (e.g. a URL in output console in bash), it opens using Chrome. Since I have multiple Persons (or users) on Chrome, it seemed to always open using the person with most recently ...
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Changed font scaling, but now other apps (google chrome) are still tiny

So there's an option in Google Chrome to increase the page zoom or whatever, but what about font scaling? The URL text is still too tiny, the addon icons are still too tiny... it just simply doesn't ...
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Chrome and Chromium have delay to load my saved password

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and have installed both Google Chrome and Chromium on it. but i have a frustrating problem with saved password feature. my saved password in google account load with delay. this ...
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Netflix Stopped Working on Chrome

Netflix has suddenly and mysteriously stopped working for me when using it through Chrome version 47.0.2526.106 (64-bit) and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I click on a movie it gives me the spinning "loading ...
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Logitech C270 Webcam not working

I recently bought a C270 webcam from Logitech. When I attempted to use it both Cheese and VLC would recognize it but Chrome and UVC would not. Is this a driver problem? Is there possibly some way I ...