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How to get rid of google chrome keyring

I have recently switched from firefox to google chrome on Ubuntu 16.04. The keyring application is really starting to annoy me. It keeps prompting me for password for no apparent reason. Also ...
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Chrome white page after scrolling [on hold]

I'm using Google Chrome in Ubuntu 16.04 with two screens and I don't have any graphic card. I don't understand why while I scroll down through the mouse wheel, sometimes the page becomes white and I ...
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Weblink redirection to site from pdf

While opening a PDF in evince and click any web link on that PDF it is not redirecting to the site on UBUNTU 12.04. My default browser is google chrome. I have updated it recently. In terminal a error ...
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How to increase text size systemwide including browsers ubuntu?

I have a new laptop which is 1920x1080 width(15') . The thing is text size in display is very small which puts a strain on my eyes. I changed the text size inside ubuntu through system settings-> ...
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I cant install Google Chrome on Ubuntu | Can't run file

I want to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu but I am not been able to do so. I know there are answers for my question on other posts but they didn't solve my problem. Problem is that after I ...
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Google Chrome and Chromium turn white randomly after browsing for sometime

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit and Google Chrome is my default browser. My computer has a Intel core i3 processor and 3GB of RAM. Chrome turns white RANDOMLY while browsing and have to reload the page ...
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Ubuntu suddenly broke audio, apt-get and flash

I was using my computer normally until I noticed something wasn't right and I rebooted it. Then I couldn't browse webs with flash with chrome, couldn't load an HTML5 video from youtube. When I try to ...
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Cant install chrome no matter what I try. DPKG keeps returning errors

This is the code I ran: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser This is the error I keep getting: dpkg: error processing package network-manager (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent ...
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How to install google chrome to watch netflix in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I tried to install google chrome for ubuntu users from my Firefox web browser, but that did'nt work
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How to open mp4 with Chrome?

You know, we can drag the mp4 movie to Chrome to play it. I want to open it with Chrome as default. But I can't find google-chrome at the "Other Application", as I can find the Firefox there. How ...
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firefox on ubuntu 16.04 lts freezes scroll [closed]

good day Seems my problem, or bug stand still I will post it I was using firefox, one windows, and google chrome Suddenly it stopped scrolling and no error appeared At that time I opened chromium and ...
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Open/Upload file Dialogue - make file preview larger

I work in Chrome a lot and do a lot of meme type image uploads from Chrome for a Page that I admin. Frequently, I can't read the text on the image previews I'm looking at in the upload dialogue box. ...
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Ubuntu doesn't display fonts properly on some sites like Facebook

I had the same issue on OpenSUSE. ms fonts is installed. Tried with the following 2 browsers: Firefox Chrome
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Is scrolling down Facebook web page causes high CPU usage normal?

CPU: Intel i5-2400 RAM: 8GB (dual channel) No graphic card I've tried the command below but it didn't work for me. sudo echo > "options drm_kms_helper poll=N" > /etc/modprobe.d/local.conf ...
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Chrome launcher icon right click menu doesn't show option for opening new window

I installed google-chrome-stable by following instructions from here. When I right click on the Chrome launcher icon, It doesn't show options like 'Open a new window' or 'Open icognito window. It just ...
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install google-chrome isnt working, why? [duplicate]

I am currently using ubuntu 16.04 The weird thing is, I have installed google chrome in my laptop using ubuntu 14.04 and worked perfectly. Somehow I just installed ubuntu 16.04 into my desktop and ...
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Unable to start Google Chrome 51.0.2704.84 on 14.04.4 64 bit

I am unable to run Chrome 51.0.2704.84 with Xvfb on Ubuntu 14.04.4, 64 bit. I have installed this VM on Windows 7 host with Vagrant and Virtualbox as provider. Virtualbox Version: v5.0.20 r106931. ...
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performance issues in chrome when using it fullscreen with compton

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 14.04 and I've installed compton to fix the xreen tearing issue, however that gave me problems with chrome when using it in full window, like webpages constantly freezing. what ...
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Cannot resize Chome app icon on Unity desktop

When I add a Chrome app to the Unity desktop, the Icon is huge and I cannot resize it: i.e. when I right-click on the Icon and select Resize Icon..., I see the resize-handles, but dragging will not ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop - PAM Authentication failure

With my Chrome Remote Desktop installation, Remote Assistance works just fine. However, Remote Connection fails with the error message: The access code is invalid. Please try again I run Ubuntu 16....
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How do you cancel an installation of Chromium web browser in unbuntu?

I downloaded chrome from the preloaded firefox browser and deleted it to replace it with chromium web browser from the software center because chrome was from a third party. The Chromium installation ...
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chrome shows passwords regardless of keyring locked or unlocked

My concern is that chrome shows the saved passwords in chrome://settings/passwords regardless whether i have locked or unlocked the login keyring. i also tried to change my login keyring to something ...
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Google hijacking online services Chrome/Chromium

Firefox is my primary web browser, but I had to adopt a copy of Chrome/Chromium in order to run business apps (only run that particular app) that Firefox could not run. Since then, every time Firefox ...
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How do you remove Chrome and references to MyWay

I want to remove Remove Search.myway.com from my Chrome browser. So I removed the Chrome browser from my Ubuntu 16.04 and then installed it again. Sad to say, the new installation of Chrome was ...
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Google Chrome mouse accuracy bug - 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I installed Google Chrome from the official repository http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main While using it I noticed a strange bug - when I focused on Desktop ( CTRL - SUPER - D ) and ...
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Google chrome or chromium error

Installing google chrome or chromium on ubuntu 15.10 VPS (OpenVZ, VNC) but getting below error. # google-chrome & /usr/bin/google-chrome: line 64: /dev/fd/62: No such file or directory /usr/bin/...
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Compose key not working in Chrome

(Once again) after upgrading to 16.04 Compose is broken. I fixed it in other apps following suggestions on launchpad, but it doesn't help with Chrome. Any ideas?
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WebDriverError: unknown error: Chrome failed to start: exited abnormally

What i'm trying to achieve Successfully run my protractor tests on headless chrome on Ubuntu 14 non gui. Set up Using multiple reference pages I have managed to successfully install: Xvfb Chrome ...
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Can't install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 off a USB stick. I have tried to install Chrome via the Software Center and it says installing and then goes back to "install" a second later. I have also tried via Terminal ...
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How to dispatch clicked URLs to specific browser based on domain (as OSX Choosy does)

I am trying to replicate the functionality of Choosy (https://www.choosyosx.com/) under Ubuntu 16.04. In particular, I want to have it set up so that when I click in a non-browser application on a ...
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How to turn off Chrome notifications? [duplicate]

I am on Ubuntu 14.04, with Google Chrome I have problem with these journal and Facebook notifications that pop up all the time. I have set up content settings, do not allow any site to show ...
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Scrolling issues with chrome

So I recently started using Ubuntu (16.04) over Windows on my Thinkpad Yoga 14. Everything is working perfectly and I'm loving it so far but, I've been using Chrome my whole life and now when I try to ...
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Chrome webgl issue

Guys I know it seems a duplicated issue but I read the previous answers and none of them worked for me so I opened this issue here. I use ubuntu 16.04 nvdia drivers 361 (recommended) and google ...
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lxc and google chrome cannot open display

I'm trying to run google chrome from an lxc container, but it fails despite my repeated attempts and various tweaks. ERROR:browser_main_loop.cc(271)] Gtk: cannot open display: :0.0 Here is my ...
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Update to chrome 51?

How to update chrome 49 to chrome 51? I searched on the Internet and found this answer , I tried it but it didn't solve my problem. On windows I had only to go to about and find the new update. Any ...
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Remove adwares ( taboola, outbrain etc ) from Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu

How to remove "around the web" by outbrain or recommended by taboola from google chrome or firefox on ubuntu ? I tried removing content of rm -r ~/.config/google-chrome install and re-install ...
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Can not watch any videos on Youtube using Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to solve this issue but no luck so far. I tried two of these link1 and link2links out of many. I also manually installed the flash from Adobe here but no luck. I can hear only the ...
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Why doesn't the chrome dev channel upgrade Chrome via apt-get upgrade anymore?

I was using the Chrome dev channel for a while and was used to getting updates via: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Recently I discovered though that my dev channel remains the same and I ...
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Scroll reverts to top or bottom of page after click

I'm having trouble with the scroll position on a website resetting after a click. If I scroll down (using a touchpad) on a webpage in Chrome to the middle of a page then middle click to open a link in ...
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Chromium not able to install the extensions from Chrome Webstore

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr version installed in my system(32bit). And my Chromium version is 50.0.2661.102. When I try to install any extension from Chrome Webstore (https://chrome.google.com/...
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Problem with Google Chrome dock icon on 16.04

My problem is that when I minimize a chrome window and I want to maximize it again by clicking the chrome icon in the dock for about a second everything looks like it's crashing (system interface ...
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Install packages from terminal while other applications are running?

Sometimes I find myself installing packages from terminal while chrome is running (because I m following the instructions on how to install). Sometimes some other applications may also be running or ...
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Need help installing Google Chrome and other applications [duplicate]

I currently need to use my computer for my online college courses. However, I am not able to install the programs I need, such as my bookstore app and Google Chrome. How can I install these ...
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Per-app volume control (16.04 LTS)

I'd like to control the volume on each application I use in Ubuntu, but in Sound settings --> Applications and in pavucontrol I only get Chrome and System sounds. How can I control the volume of ...
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Error on opening Google Chrome

This happens every time I try to open Google Chrome, what does it mean and what should I do to solve it?
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Problem playing hotstar videos

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed on my PC. I have a problem playing Hotstar videos on google chrome. Version of google chrome: 51.0.2704.63 (64-bit). All other videos of youtube are playing normally ...
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Google chrome and chromium

What are the major technical differences between google chrome and chromium that makes chromium running on my ubuntu smoothly while google chrome is expanding and killing both my CPU and RAM ?
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I want to install google-chrome-stable [duplicate]

root@mcdartey-hp-g56-notebook-pc:/home/mcdartgey# dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package google-chrome-stable. (Reading database ... 221126 files and ...