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Adobe Flash Player installed but not detected by Chrome

I realize there are a wealth of question on Adobe Flash in Chrome on Ubuntu, but I can not find an answer to this on Google or the StackExchange network. I have for months now experienced the "choppy ...
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Should I turn on Hyperthreading on lubuntu 14.04?

Pentium 4 HT @ 3.20 Ghz Ram: 1536 MB Lubuntu 14.04 LTS To be clear, I want to know whether HT would slow Lubuntu down or not. I use it for daily use such as using Google Chrome (to be specific) and ...
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How to get the dropbox icon back without removing Chrome?

I installed the newest Chrome-version (38). Before that I was using version 34 and the dropbox indicater was in the system tray. After installing Chrome after restarting a message showed up indicating ...
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Is there going to be a new PPAPI java plug in for google Chrome?

I was wondering if anyone knows if anyone is working on a new java that would work on google chrome 35+, because even though it works on google chrome 34, which i have installed, shockwave doesnt work ...
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Can I get youtube in the sound menu?

Spotify integrates with the Linux sound menu, which means I can pause it from the command line. Is there a way to get youtube to integrate (via Chrome) so that it can be paused with the native sound ...
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After playing video file with player (VLC, Gnome player) Chrome cant start

I have played video file with video player, after that trying to open google chrome, but it freezes on opening, just shows in status bar chrome panel. And then i loging out from lubuntu and loging ...
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Global smooth scrolling

Mac has native smooth scrolling (animation when you scroll something). I really like that thing. Is there a way to enable smooth scrolling, globally, in Ubuntu? When I say globally I mean, enable it ...
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Can I pause Youtube in chrome from command line?

I can pause spotify by pausing all system programs playing (well, toggling). How can I do something like that to pause/play Youtube videos in google-chrome?
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How can I mute an individual application from command line? [duplicate]

I can see a list of applications currently playing sound: And I can mute them by clicking the On/Off slider. How can I do thi from command line? I want to be able to mute google-chrome, so that I ...
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Freezing, Errors and Display Manager PRoblems

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 I think thats the version, I recently had problems with what I'm thinking is the display managers. first my laptop(with ubuntu on it) was having problems with freezing, it ...
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How to set Chromium Proxy in 14.04?

Every guide I find online tells me to set the proxy through the Properties window of Chromium. However, when I try to right-click on the Chromium shortcut, I don't see a 'Properties' option. I'm ...
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Chrome HTML5 Video Out of Sync With Audio

I tried searching but I couldn't find this one specifically. When using the latest Chromium (version 37.0.2062.120 Ubuntu 14.04 (281580)) HTML5 video with audio will be out of sync. Usually, the ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu Work on Chromebook 11? [closed]

I do not understand why The HP Chromebook 11 cannot read an .iso file, which is what Ubuntu is...
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Chrome, terminal and firefox crashing after upgrade from 12 LTS to 14 LTS

I upgraded from 12 LTS to 14 LTS via the GUI. Things seemed to go smoothly -- but now when I run programs on my machine they crash intermittently. Terminal crashes -- as well as chrome and firefox ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when working in browsers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and enjoy it so far. However, I really don't know how to troubleshoot this issue, and I can't find anything on it. Whenever I use a browser, after a short period of normal ...
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Cannot find google chrome terminal command

I'm connecting to my machine at the university using the ssh - X command. I want to launch google chrome from my terminal in order to get access to some website only available through my university's ...
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Firefox can't download images

Im using firefox like most people on ubuntu, i like it, and i use it a lot for web development too. The thing is, i cannot download images, i right click them, save image as, select location and it ...
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Chrome freezes after exiting full screen mode in Netflix

So Ubuntu has recently announced the support of Netflix using Chrome v37+. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Chrome 37.0.2062.120 (64-bit), and I have a problem specifically with Netflix. When I exit the ...
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Update libnss3 for Netflix on 13.10 [closed]

Is it possible to update libnss3 on Ubuntu 13.10 so that I won't receive error code M7063-1913 with google chrome 38.0 on netflix when I try to play a video?
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Why does Chrome use apt-get to manage updates?

I come from a Windows world where Chrome automagically updates itself without any intervention (other than the occasional browser restart, since I leave my browser open all the time.) In Ubuntu, I ...
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Different icons for multiple profiles in Chrome apps

TL;DR having Chrome apps icons for multiple Chrome profiles in the Unity Launcher isn't possible due to a Chrome bug. Is there a dock/launcher/whatever that doesn't suffer from that bug? Using ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 rebooting on

I am facing a strange problem of rebooting. Here is the detail of my configuration : MotherBoard : Digilite DL-AD2550BG-ITX, Processor : Quad thread, RAM : 2 X 2 GB SODIMM RAM, OS ...
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Chrome 38 Update broke the “use system title bar and boarders”

I can't get rid of the blue bar it was brown before the update for chrome. any ideas or fixes?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Chrome web store screen shuts off

I'm fairly new at this other-OS-than-windows-thing, so I might have a hard time understanding and using the proper names for stuff... so, I'm trying to get netflix to work on my laptop running Ubuntu ...
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How to end all chrome related process after closing browser?

Even after closing Google Chrome, there are many background processes running and consuming lot of memory. How do I end all the processes when I close Chrome? Following is a picture of processes after ...
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Open chrome with content of clipboard

Lets say I have a URL in my clipboard, if I run on the terminal: xclip -o It will echo the domain, I would like to use this content as a variable to put on the command: google-chrome ...
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Chrome not starting after latest upgrade (2014-10-08) - segmentation fault when running from terminal

I run all Ubuntu updates immediately. My Ubuntu is 14.04. Today after applying the latest update (including Chrome) Chrome crashed with error. It was not shown in system monitor also. I rebooted the ...
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Slow Google and Facebook Websites, everything else is fast

I cannot login to Google account (all Google products). I can login to Facebook, but only the login part is working, no more. I tried namebench for to find the best DNS Server and changed ...
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Both Chrome and Firefox fonts changed

Hey there I was trying to change fonts for intellij but I am sure that I didn't change fonts for Chrome and Firefox. Now their fonts are very bad, I even tried reinstall them but didnt work. Moreover, ...
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Chrome Remote Desk, dont work

anyone can help me to run this extension, and perform the command post askubuntu post
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after upgrade, flash player not found? [duplicate]

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 software by apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. But now I can't watch youtube in chrome browser which I used to do. Clearing history, cache and coockies doesn't help. ...
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14.04 chromium pepper flash plugin binary zeros in /etc/chromium-browser/default [closed]

Hi this isn't a question, rather an answer because this site won't let me comment on existing questions like: Chromium 34 and later cannot detect flash plugin or Flash player not working in 14.04 ...
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Slow Facebook scrolling on Firefox

Welcome. I used Ubuntu a few years, but eventually switched to OS X, not fixing for almost five years puzzle of Firefox on Ubuntu. Regardless of whether you use the stable version, or test, ...
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Running Chrome extension periodically using a cronjob

I have built a chrome extension that performs a set of actions on a random webpage. The extension seems to work fine and I plan to run it on a VPS running Ubuntu with a XFCE desktop environment. Now ...
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Chrome standalone for linux (no root)

Since i don't have root user password, is there anyway to install google chrome with it's dependencies ? (64 Bit)
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switching back to ubuntu from chrome os problems

im using a HP chromebook 14 and i just finished installing ubuntu on it. it booted up and i was able to switch back and forth between chrome os and ubuntu. i restarted my laptop and it booted back up ...
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Ubuntu - Launchy issue

Launchy is not able to identify the browsers firefox and chrome. I have /usr/share/application/*desktop configured in launchy. And I do see Firefox/chrome desktop in the location. Launcy is not able ...
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why does chrome ask for my keychain [duplicate]

new to Ubuntu so I know you'll be patient with me. I'm running 14,04lts up to date. been having problems with flash across various browsers, one solution I found was to install google chrome. Sort of ...
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Problem with Chrome/Chromium rendering bootstrap template (14.04)

I'm having an issue with Chrome and Chromium not rendering a particular Twitter Bootstrap template properly. I'm using the jumbotron template, and the log in form fields at the top don't seem to be ...
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White Desktop when minimizing Google Chrome

Minimizing Chrome makes my desktop and other windows white. Therefore, unless I maximize Chrome again, I can't see other windows or menus. This behavior started happening after updating system on ...
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Chrome sound doesn't work Ubuntu 14.04

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, and sound works fine in mozilla firefox,etc. One place sound doesn't work is in chrome, and I don't think it's a problem with flash because youtube and other websites' ...
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Some problems with Ubuntu (particularly Hardware Decoding)

I'm new here and I have no experience using Ubuntu. I have finally decided to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Netbook. Acer Aspire One 725 CPU: AMD C-70 APU Dual-Core 1.33 GHz GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7290 ...
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Videos freeze in fullscreen mode in Chrome and Firefox

When I maximize a flash OR HTML5 video, e.g. on youtube, the picture freezes but the video continues to play. I can still hear the sound and even see the mouse cursor switching from normal cursor to ...
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Hardware acceleration unavailable under Chrome with proprietary fglrx driver

When I fullscreen a HD YouTube video or do other stuff that should be hardware accelerated, Chrome slows to a crawl. Taking a look at chrome://gpu shows this: Canvas: Software only, hardware ...
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Window contents corrupt when scrolling in Chrome and vim/gvim

I am running 14.04 as a guest on a Win8.1 host (over VirtualBox 4.3.17), 3D acceleration is enabled. Since upgrading from 12.10 I have noticed that text/content will sometimes corrupt when I scroll a ...
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Separate icons for Chrome and Hangouts in Unity

Is there a way to have separate icons for Chrome and Hangouts in Unity? All my Chrome windows and Hangouts chats are combined under the Chrome icon. I swear I've seen them separate before, but I ...
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How to create a custom profile in chrome without opening the settings option in chrome browser?

I want to create a custom profile for chrome and a shortcut for my profile on desktop. Basically what I want to know is, what all things are happening in the file-system (inside the .config folder i ...
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I uninstalled Chromium. Why still extra ffmpeg codecs for the chromium browser in ubuntu update?

Chromium kept crashing on the gmail webpage (aw snap) and I have uninstalled it and installed goggle chrome. In software updater, I see "extra ffmpeg codecs for the chromium browser" is this for ...
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Remove tlb search from chrome

I'm using google chrome as browser and Ubuntu 14.04 as Operating system, a week ago i noticed that a malware appear (tlbsearch) just on chrome, if i use firefox or opera it doesn't appear how can i ...
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flash/youtube does not work. xubuntu xfce4 on chromebook

All the suggestions I've seen are totally out of date. I did a xubuntu xfce piggyback install on my samsung arm chromebook. Youtube won't play at all in both, chrome and firefox. What do I need?