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Internet speed in Chrome in Ubuntu is half of what it is in Windows

In Chrome in Windows I get 400KB/s and in Chrome in Ubuntu I get less than 200KB/s. What is wrong with my system?
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In Ubuntu 14.04, the newest Google Chrome window display transparent and without buttons

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, I have installed Google Chrome long time ago, and every update, now the newest version 40. When I minimize Chrome window and maximize it then the top of the window gets ...
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Chrome issue with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a bizarre issue using Chrome in Ubuntu 14.04 : when i wanna launch for unknown reason i found that instead of the normal Chrome launcher i found something else: You may say it's not a big ...
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How to set Chrome as default browser for Java installation

When going into the Java Control Panel by executing the following command in Terminal: ControlPanel And going to the Advanced tab, I see that at the bottom it says: But I have set my default ...
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chrome not opening [on hold]

sudo dpkg-reconfigure google-chrome-stable mushirahmed@iitb:~$ google-chrome [5285:5285:0130/145345:ERROR:process_singleton_posix.cc(417)] readlink failed: Permission denied ...
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Chrome Flash Player Extension Keeps Bringing Up Black Bar 14.04

Hi there I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to watch cartoons while I do some work (I have it running through a second monitor). I am watching out of the Google Chrome native client. Every time I ...
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Ubuntu Chrome chrome://apps/

I have a problem. I want to see always Google services when I open a new tab. How to get this working when opening this as a new tab: chrome://apps/ (Google services)?
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Black chromemenu after Catalys 14.20 Installation

I just installed proprietary AMD Catalyst drivers on my computer (Ubuntu dual booted with windows). I just noticed that When I right click on something or open main menu in Chrome, the menu looks good ...
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Webcam works with cheese, but not in chrome

I have a HP dv7t-6c00 running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The webcam works when I try it from cheese, but when I try it from Chrome at webcamtoy.com all I get is a black picture. In chrome I select "Use ...
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Awesome WM not working with google-chrome

When I start google-chrome, everything appears to be fine, but when I attempt to change the current layout, the browser windows do not respond correctly. It almost seems as if there was an attempt to ...
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Open application window on the same screen as where It was launched

I am using a dual screen setup. Ubuntu 14.10/Unity. Each screen has its own launcher/Dash. Default applictions like Firefox, nautilus, terminal & thunderbird appears on the screen where I have ...
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Where can I find older versions of chrome?

I recently upgraded to chrome 40; and this version of chrome disallows connections to servers using sslv3. But for my internal work, I have to connect to such an internal server (the server admins ...
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Intel GPU error on 2008 macbooks

After writing this all out I realize that its long as hell, so I've gone through and split everything into sections. BACKGROUND: A few years into owning my macbook I decided Mac OS was beginning not ...
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Updated Chrome, now it's nonresponsive [on hold]

I just updated chrome and I could swear I've used it since then as well, but now it just shows up with the URL bar, bookmarks bar and a gray screen like the color of the sublime text background. It ...
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I clicked on a virus link - What should I do?

Using Google Chrome, my friend on Facebook tagged me on a video (probably an auto tag virus), I accidentally clicked on it (I thought that it was my friend's page). Then a new tab opened, then a popup ...
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Strange Ubuntu Sound Problem

I've been having some...weird...Ubuntu sound troubles. My machine is a Lenovo thinkpad t420 and I put Ubuntu 14.04 on it completely (no partition) a month ago. I'm a huge fan of chrome and quickly ...
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Making youtube fullscreen will freeze Unity (the whole desktop)

I never had this problem until today. When I watch a youtube video everything is fine, until I make the video fullscreen. It actually continues to play perfectly when fullscreen, but when I then exit ...
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Fullscreen Chrome video causes Ubuntu to crash

Any time I try to watch a flash (or maybe HTML5) video in chrome, when I fullscreen it, Ubuntu freezes, goes black, and then my monitor says "no signal." This only happens on the second or third time ...
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Ubuntu freezes after I run video on the full screen on Chrome 40

After the last update, when I run video on a full screen(youtube, facebook video...) the cursor disappears, and the video works well. But when I close the video(with esc) the whole system freezes and ...
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ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix

ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix. title says it all, trying to update everything, it ran both youtube and netflix 24 hours ago just fine and now ...
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System crash after Install Chrome

Yesterday, I crashed my system (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) after to I was trying to install google-chrome with the following command: dpkg-deb -Xv google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb /usr/lib. System does ...
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The google chrome notification bell!

I am very new to ubuntu and completely new here, I love ubuntu, I have both a windows desktop and a macbookpro and I still now prefer using my ubuntu laptop! But now that you know that I am a newbie, ...
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Host Button on Windows and Chrome Keyboards [closed]

What is the Host Button on Windows and Chrome Keyboards? I came accross some key short cuts that uses a button labeled as a "host" key, the closest thing I could think of one a windows keyboard would ...
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Unable to open Google Chrome on Ubuntu

I am unable to open Google Chrome. I tried removing and installing it again. But this did not solve the problem. On trying this command google-chrome on terminal, it shows shm_open() failed: ...
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Chromium extensions gallery causes black screen

I have the same issue like the one described here [question]:Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium causes black screen , the only difference is it only happens when I try to load the extensions gallery (I have not ...
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Wrongly installed google chrome 32-bit version, what can I do now?

I downloaded google chrome 32-bit version deb file and then use ubuntu software center (following How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?) but it doesnt work then I noticed that I made a ...
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Ubuntu Chrome can't load official adobe flash player?

I'm currently using chrome 39.0.2171.99 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04. But i have encoding and massy codes problem when flash contains Chinese words.(This only happens in chrome, firefox in my ubuntu works ...
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Youtube green screen in Chrome while running Ubuntu in VMplayer

I've got Ubuntu 14.10 running in VMplayer. While Youtube works ok in Firefox, it will only show a green screen in Google Chrome but still play the sound correctly. The Chrome version is 40.0.2214.85 ...
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Google Chrome's window becomes invisible / unresponsive

I'm using Google Chrome, Version 39 (64-bit), under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (trusty). Often, the browser's window becomes invisible after returning from standby, or after opening the window after it was ...
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Google chrome doesn't open in Ubuntu 14.04

I try to open Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 but it doesn't open. I tried to reinstall it twice but no luck. Has anyone the same issue? Thanks
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How to enable Silverlight on Chrome 39

I know, that this question was asked and answered too many times, but I tried almost everything and nothing seems to work in version 39 of Chrome. Pipelight doesn't seem to work since Chrome removed ...
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Change Chrome notification positions

Chrome notifications on Windows/Mac show up in the bottom right, but on Ubuntu it is the top right. How can I change this? Does Chromium do it differently?
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Keyboard Stops Responding While Using Google Docs in Chrome Browser

Ubuntu, Unity, 14.10 When I'm using Google Docs in Chrome, as soon as "All changes saved to drive" appears at the top of the document, the keyboard stops responding. Everything else, the mouse, ...
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Google Chrome Drop Down Menus not Working

I just recently noticed that some drop down menus on Google Chrome act funny whenever I try to use them. (Seriously, I need reputation points to post an image? That has got the be the dumbest thing ...
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Google chrome, cannot type

I have a problem with a Google Chrome. When I'm switching workspaces my chrome seems to be disabled. I cannot type on it like a keyboard doesnt work or something, I can open new page normaly (by ...
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How can I update only the flash player for chromium when I have set the 'Automatically check for updates' as 'Never' ?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 today. I have installed only Chromium browser at it. As I don't want the different softwares in my operating system to get updated(as I want save my bandwidth), how can I ...
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How can I remove google chrome from launcher?

When I first installed Ubuntu, I installed google chrome directly by a terminal by running some commands that I found in another thread, I don't remember which ones, something like apt-get I think. I ...
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Open MS Office Documents with Google Chrome Web Apps?

I'd like to be able to edit Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files in Google "Drive" using the Docs, Sheets, and Slides Chrome Apps. I know this is possible on Windows and MAC but has anybody figured out ...
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How to setup Belgian eID Ubuntu 14.04

I want to use my Belgian EID to login to government websites online. How do I set this up in Google Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04? Thanks!
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Can't open Chrome's new window from launcher

I want to be able to launch a new window from the launcher.
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Netflix (native on chrome) has black screen, season video thumbnails are improperly aligned on the left, audio still plays

I recently ran into a problem where Netflix on Chrome would not work. Audio played correctly but the video did not play. The screen is black (in Chrome stable) or white (chrome beta). The thumbnail ...
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Can I get chrome and flux working together?

So I tried to install chrome to watch netflix, but I had some sort of a dependency problem and I tried to fix it. (it was libappindicator1, I think). I tried to reinstall chrome, and it worked, but ...
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Chrome “open-with” for local webcal:// .ics file

I've set up chrome to handle webcal files, but it still just downloads them if people haven't used "webcal://" in the url. This doesn't matter to me so much because I figure I can just click on the ...
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No sound in Chrome after conversion to Ubuntu 14.10

So I'm a complete and utter noob. Bear this in mind. I've converted back to Ubuntu after over a year of the misery that is windows 8. I'm running a tiny, craptastic Acer Aspire One, have downloaded ...
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Aw, snap from google chrome - no fix in sight

This might seem like a frequent problem. But most people seem to have resolved their issues. Every attempt to resolve using every method described has failed for me. I get the "Aw, snap" error in ...
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chrome proxy error

When I was try to change the proxy setting of chrome browser it showed following error: When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system proxy settings will be used. ...
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Google chrome issue

I have been using Google chrome fine and now I get this code. Also says that I have netflix-google chrome app ATTENTION: default value of option force_s3tc_enable overridden by environment. ...
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How to run a Chromium app as root?

I need to use either the Text or Caret editor apps to edit files in /var/www/html. My changes aren't saved (I think) because of a permissions error. I think I need to run the application as root user ...
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Ubuntu14.04 Google-chrome unable to launch [duplicate]

When I try to launch google-chrome, I get the following message: Failed to create a ProcessSingleton for your profile directory. This means that running multiple instances would start multiple ...
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Flash is not available in chrome browser

http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ - Flash is not available in chrome browser, even when the Update Manager mentions that the software is available. What should I do?