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glitch in google chrome

I recently installed maxthon web browser on installing maxthon google chrome begin to act weird and it appears to glitchy how should i go about this. I removed maxthon but still this glitch persists. ...
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144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome

after an update of xubuntu14.04 144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome for any of my videos in youtube i have think there are problem with my flash player or simply youtube ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu internet connection problem on Chrome ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE

I am a beginner Ubuntu user, I use it via VirtualBox. I was eligible to connect internet yesterday, but today I can't access most of the sites. For example I can search something in Google, but I ...
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Can't download chrome

I have been trying to download Google Chrome. Every time I attempt to download it, my desktop says something like, "You can't download new software, because your current software is having problems." ...
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Google chrome breaks when updating from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

After updating Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 Google Chrome is not running. First i tried from launcher. Nothing happens. Then i tried using command line. google-chrome I get this ...
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Help running chrome in sh file

I wrote a .sh file but I am struggling to get Chrome to execute correctly withing the sh file. I am able to get it running however every time I open Chrome with the sh file the program will hang until ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen goes black when using youtube with Chrome

When I am using youtube in my Chrome the entire screen goes black. This has been happening since 4 months ago. The screen goes balck, but still I can hear the music and the OS is still running. The ...
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Chrome/Firefox slow to start in 14.04

It's been like that for months. Chrome and Firefox are just horribly slow to start. It can take 10 minutes before Chrome is usable. But after these 10 minutes, I can do whatever I want with it and ...
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Ubuntu 14.10( Utopic Unicorn) problem with mesa driver application like chrome, vmware not supporting hardware accleration

After upgrading ubuntu to 14.10 from 14.04 Chrome is not working properly no hardware acceleration . Apart from this VMWare workstation guest operating systems are also not supporting hardware ...
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Chrome input lag

I am running 14.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 pro. I have chrome Version 39.0.2171.95 (64-bit) I'm experiencing some weird behaviour in Chrome since upgrading to the latest Intel Graphics drivers. Here is ...
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UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL error in Chrome

I use Google Chrome version 39.0.2171.95 (64-bit) along with Ubuntu 12.10. When trying to install any extension from chrome webstore I get following error screen: Tried to find a solution in ...
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How to prevent deja-dup-monitor from running, or completely delete it?

My ubuntu is dead after a few minutes because a process called deja-dup-monitor consumes almost 7 GB memory. I searched the internet and found that it seems to be used for backups and related to the ...
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Cannot make work Java 8 Plugin in chrome 39 in ubuntu

I cannot make Java 8 work for ubuntu in chrome 39 I already installed the jdk8 via ppa. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer ...
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senior citizen needs more help to solve jerky windows in chrome

In response to a question about jerky windows I followed your instructions (pasted immediately below) Hope this helps: open chrome.Go to chrome://flags/ in address bar. Click on reset all to ...
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Can I use Chrome's Pepper Flash with Firefox?

As Adobe no longer supports Flash on Linux, is there a way to use Chrome's Pepper Flash plugin with Firefox?
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Ubuntu 14.10 chrome doesn't detect keyboard input

When I'm using multiple workspaces, especially when I'm writing code and have every one of my workspaces occupied by some process and switch between the workspace that contains google chrome and the ...
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Chrome Hardware acceleration not working after upgrading ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10

Graphics Feature Status Canvas: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable Flash: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable Flash Stage3D: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable ...
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Chrome Not Responding

I don't know what happened yesterday to Chromium. It was working nicely, but in the evening it stopped responding. The laptop did not hang, but chrome was not responding. When I pressed the 'x' button ...
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Google Chrome not opening on 14.10

Google Chrome is refusing to open on 14.10. This only happened recently and I'm not sure why. When I locate it using the super key it is unresponsive. When I try to open it using the terminal, it ...
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Save on webpage with command line like in google chrome

I need to grab one webpage (single page, not all site) with all his assets(images/css) in command line. I really like how google chrome do it - if I save webpage I get single html file and single ...
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Chrome unstable in 14.04?

I am running a 64b Ubuntu 14.04 with google-chrome-stable 39.0.2171.95-1. On a workstation and on a laptop. Same version, same packages. On the workstation, google chrome is barely usable, it closes ...
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Making xinput id permanent

I use Chrome to set up a kiosk-style application at launch, following the instructions left in this question: Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04) I use xinput list to figure out the ID of the device ...
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Flash Player crashes on Spotify Web Player on latest Chrome

I have installed adobe flash player and pepper flash player, however neither will work for spotify. And this a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04
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Chrome keeps reporting it has crashed

04 with google-chrome-stable installed. If I have had chrome open I then close it no issues. Upon reopening I get a yellow box at the top everytime saying that chrome did not shut down correctly. ...
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flash getting struck in 14.04 from 1 day

From 1day, I am unable to watch videos in firefox(I think its 33 version that time). So, today I installed latest version of firefox, chrome, flash. Now, firefox not showing that warning, but the ...
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How to get DivX videos to play in Chrome?

After hunting quite a bit and installing various codecs / packages, I've failed to find a way to get DivX videos to play in Chrome. Any pointers? Ubuntu 14.10 utopic x64 Chrome 40.0.2214.38 (beta) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running slow on Compaq gq60 615dx 2009model

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2009 Compaq presario. Everything (Firefox, Google Chrome, ubuntu itself) is running slow. Any way I can speed things up? Just using this for accessing web content ...
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Irrelevant tool tip text displayed in launcher for chrome

When i open any page on chrome and wrong tool tip text is displayed for it (tool tip text of a page i opened some time before) in the launcher. How do i get rid of this. I use ubuntu 14.04 32bit.
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how to download youtube videos without any software or extension?

I am trying to download youtube video and I find several software and extension which can done the job, but I was wondering is it possible to download youtube video without any software and extension ...
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14.04 Random Logouts

Relates to the unsolved question #166687 I also am using chrome when the screen goes black and I'm at the login screen. Everything I had open is now closed and my keyring was not unlocked at login.
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unity chrome windows “unresponsive” greyed out and can't move

Periodically (a few times a week, sometimes a few times a day) my entire set of chrome windows gets greyed out. (Not just multiple tabs, but all separate windows on all workspaces including chrome ...
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no sound in xfce4 after chrome os update

this morning, 12/14/14, i allowed chrome os to "update and shut down." on reboot, i logged into xfce4 which is my primary workspace, and i had no sound. additionally, youtube videos load but do not ...
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ubuntu - gnome - keeps crashing

I installed ubuntu on my laptop few weeks ago. Linux name-u 3.13.0-40-generic #69-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Many times it became unresponsive, starting with the cursor not moving and ...
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System Hangs after startup

Few hours ago, i was trying to install tightvnc to my Ubuntu 14.04. I follow the Digital Oceans article for this, But it does not work. Then i go for Chrome Extension, After this whenever i start up ...
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Problem with WiFi after installing Google Chrome

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Gigabyte Brix mini PC. I had some problems with the WiFi so I reinstalled the OS several times. Each time I installed Chrome, the WiFi connection stopped working ...
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Securely delete browsing history incognito

I want to know how delete my browsing history SECURELY so someone with technical knowledge can't open my computer and figure out my history so everything is GONE completely. Any way of doing this?
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Ubuntu install on Chromebook using codestarter script stalling at updates

I'm trying to install ubuntu on my chromebook (acer 720) using the codestarter script here https://github.com/codestarterorg/ubuntu-chromebook-installer. It seems to be stalling on the portion of ...
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WebGL does not work after screen lock

I'm on Xubuntu 14.04 and using chrome 39. When cold starting chrome, webgl works fine, but after the screen locks, webgl stops working, and chrome://gpu shows webgl as not available. I have also tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Google Hangouts video upside down

I am using Google Chrome 39.0.2171.71 (64-bit) on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop is ASUS A52F. The problem is that by default the webcam video is inverted everywhere (Skype, Hangouts). When launching ...
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Poor rendering of web fonts in Chrome

A week or so back, I suddenly noticed that sites which use web fonts started looking terrible in Chrome. Firefox rendering is fine. See below for the comparisons: Here's AskUbuntu, which doesn't ...
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Unbearably Slow Network Performance in Chrome/Firefox (14.04)

I've been tolerating miserable performance on my Ubuntu desktop for some time and am finally taking the time to look into it. Symptom: Using a web browser (Firefox or Chome; doesn't seem to matter) ...
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backspace on chrome and chromium

im having a problem when im using either chrome or chromium. whenever and whatever im writing, if i hold backspace, the keyboard shuts off, but not completely, just in the browser, i can keep using ...
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Chrome frequently crashes on Ubuntu 14.04

I have the same problem in chrome and chromium. At some point chrome just crashes. Any idea what could cause this? All extensions are disabled. ...
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How can I open gliffy diagrams by double clicking?

I installed a program "Gliffy" as a Google Chrome app. It saves it's diagrams as *.gliffy files. I'm wondering if I could set things up so that I can double click on this *.gliffy file and it opens ...
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Java RTE on Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit with Google Chrome

I am an Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit user who prefers Google Chrome as the default browser. I installed Java on my system and got it work with Mozilla Firefox; however, Google Chrome(Version 39.0.2171.71 ...
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Upgrading Chrome stable aptitude reports version 39 but chrome://chrome reports 38

I am trying to upgrade google chrome to the latest stable release. I used apt-get purge google-chrome-stable to remove and then installed the lastest through the PPA /opt/google/chrome$ apt-cache ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't update packages

After installing the Chrome plugin 'Chrome Remote Desktop', Ubuntu fails to update its packages. I get a pop-up with the message: Requires installation of untrusted packages When I click 'OK' ...
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HP ChromeBook 14 N Videa tegra k1

I have ordered a HP chrome book 14 with the tegra k1 processor. Am I able to run Ubuntu Linux on this processor? I had a look at other threads and could not find the answer I was looking for. I know ...
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Bypassing Squid/SquidGuard blacklist in Chrome

I've recently gone about setting up and configuring a linux box with ubuntu 14 for the purposes of providing a proxy server to a school curriculum network. Everything has gone well and is up and ...
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chrome shortcut not working [duplicate]

Google chrome shortcut is locked in Launcher, but when i click it it does not open chrome. I have to open it from dash every time. But once it is launcher I can come back to it from other application ...