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Google chrome won't open — there's not even an error (launched from terminal)

I've tried reinstalling Google Chrome several times and even downloading it directly from Google's website, but it never opens. When I go to the terminal and type "google-chrome" and ...
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Encoding problems with htmldoc, and similar programs to htmldoc?

I want to convert some html files into a single pdf file. I used htmldoc: htmldoc --webpage --header "/" --footer "" -f all.pdf 0010.html 0099.html The output all.pdf doesn't convert some ...
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Printer not printing, ejects a blank page

3 days ago, I needed to print a page from Chrome, print job doesn't happen, so I copied what I needed from the browser, pasted and saved in Libre Office, on printing it ejected a blank page. So I then ...
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Move Chrome notifications or use system notification

The problem I have the Chrome notifications popping up in the lower left corner of my main screen. This is quite annoying, 'cause the cursor of my terminal windows are right there, and they cover ...
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Google Chrome fails to start

This is the error I get when I run google-chrome in the terminal: [0505/065554:ERROR:nss_util.cc(94)] Failed to create /home/pipi/.pki/nssdb directory. [0505/065554:ERROR:nss_util.cc(94)] Failed to ...
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Mouse and keyboard stuttering, Chrome, Java Script

This is 14.04 LTS, stock, unmodified Ubuntu. What is wrong here? How do I fix the mouse and/or keyboard problem? For the last week, I have seen, at power up, an apport request to report some problem. ...
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Problems downloading files via WeTransfer

I am using Unbuntu since a few months and everything works really fine. However, I do often get large files sent via the WeTransfer service. Unfortunately I am mostly not able to download them when ...
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Applications vanish after restart

This is actually very similar to this (Google Chrome vanished from applications launcher) but I can't comment there due to lack of "reputation". The answer there doesn't work for me. Terminal says ...
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Channel Fn Keys to Chrome Running in Background

I recently started using Google Chrome on my Laptop primarily for Google Play Music. My keyboard has some Fn keys which are great for controlling music players (like Rhythmbox), even when the screen ...
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Full Google Chrome removal

I installed Google Chrome from a .deb file, but for security reasons later removed it, but that appears not to have removed all of it (me purging it through apt, maybe this is because the file did not ...
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How can I block one or more websites from the command line, especially for Google Chrome?

I teach in a school and have a cart of laptops that I set up with Edubuntu 12.04. I am using LanSchool to monitor their screens, remotely control them, blank their screens, etc. The functionality is ...
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Google-Chrome won't launch [on hold]

When I start google-chrome from the terminal it won't launch and I get the following error messages: [9511:9511:0501/120842:ERROR:sandbox_linux.cc(343)] InitializeSandbox() called with multiple ...
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How do I close Chrome when entering standby or hibernate?

If I leave Chrome open, it keeps me logged into my sites even during standby, so the only defence I have is my Linux password. I would like to have Chrome shut down on standby or hibernate, and then ...
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Server with GUI, can't get elevated privileges with Chrome Remote Desktop

I've set up a home media server using ubuntu server and plex. Initially I was going to try and run command line only, but, being somewhat of a noob, I ended up installing a desktop environment. I use ...
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Problems with video and playback on 4K monitor and R9 R270 AMD. Ubuntu 14.04

For a number of years I have happily used Ubuntu. However,I am having all sorts of problems now since I upgraded my video card and monitor. My monitor is a Benq 4k monitor, but I decided to upgrade my ...
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apt-get works via proxy, but nothing else does

This pertains to Ubuntu 14.04 behind a proxy server that requires authentication. I've managed to get apt-get working via proxy. My /etc/apt/apt.conf looks like this: Acquire::http::proxy ...
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Transfer bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox [duplicate]

I have currently got Google Chrome and Firefox installed, but I want to switch to Firefox so I want to some how transfer my mass collections of bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox, so is there any way of ...
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Verify the current Google Chrome installation's integrity

I have installed Google Chrome from the .deb file provided here, but after I installed it I realised that I had not checked the MD5 of the .deb file to make sure that it was not corrupt or tampered ...
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Running Crouton for Chrome OS, Problem with X11 Forwarding? [on hold]

I am currently using a Ubuntu based crouton to run linux on my chromebook so that I can code using Java and its applications. Coding, compiling, and running java works for me as of right now. ...
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How can I get chrome to stop opening up in incognito? even after purging and reinstalling fresh

I tried opening new tab(non-incognito) and then locking that to the lancher. Then unlocking the first icon, But then the second icon just opens incognito tab by default. Even though I have not made ...
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Chrome/Explorer Tabs Crashing on Droid Device - Samsung Droid 4.4.2

Browsers tabs on Samsung are crashing repeatedly and frequently. Any suggestion about what the cause of these crashes are? It is occurring with both Chrome as well as IE. I've rebooted the device ...
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Chrome 42 on Ubuntu 14.04 won't start

Running Chrome 42 on Ubuntu 14.04 results in an error going out to console of: Check failed: NamespaceUtils::WriteToIdMapFile("/proc/self/gid_map", gid_) I found this in the Chromium project which ...
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java plugin is not working

I want to run following website in chrome/firefox in my ubuntu : http://bikecad.ca/quickapplet which shows following message: However i have already followed these steps but its not working. Help ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Kiosk, start services before chrome kiosk starts

I am currently building a Ubuntu kiosk, using this guide. The guide itself is great, but I am trying to start other services before chrome is executed in kiosk mode. I currently have: ...
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Problem with display with chrome

When a play with the size of the window and return to the full screen I got a display problem on the top of the screen.
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Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work [duplicate]

I am new ubuntu user. I wanted to download Google Chrome, but something happened and now when I go to Ubuntu Software Center it is automatically closed after 1 second. Then I see the error: E: ...
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Can I use the ASH widow manager from Chrome OS WITHOUT using lightdm-login-chromiumos or google-chrome --open-ash command? (On x64 Ubuntu 15.04)

I was interested in using google chrome's ASH window manager on Ubuntu. I first tried dz0ny's lightdm-login-chromeos project, but that seems to have been abandoned. I then tried the google-chrome ...
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Web video (YouTube, etc) doesn't play in Chrome after suspend

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 and nvidia-346 driver After a suspend, all websites doesn't play video in Chrome. Firefox appears to still play video. The video still loads. If I "click forward in time" ...
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Chrome Instability on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

For the past couple of weeks I have been noticing a lot of instability in Google Chrome. About once a day the entire application will either become totally unresponsive, or alternatively it continues ...
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Chrome Opens, But No Windows Appear

I'm just about at the end of my rope with this. I'm trying to install Chrome 42 on an Ubuntu 14.10 machine and I'm running into some issues. Chrome installs fine, but when I run it, nothing shows up. ...
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Spyware in Ubuntu? (I've got some issues with Chrome lately)

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. All the updates are up to date. I've experienced something like a spyware lately, which I thought it couldn't (or shouldn't) happen with Linux. It happens when I'm using ...
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why google chrome shuts down after closing the terminal?

I have to use Google chrome while running the terminal in the background. In fact if I press ctrl+c it shuts down with the Google chrome too. Why is it happening? Is there any way I can resume Google ...
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Installing google chrome broke my Amazon Instant Video Player

Ever since I installed Google Chrome my Amazon Instant Video Player only streams on the lowest bitrate. Somehow the pepper-flash messed with HAL in Firefox: "Our developers stated this: It ...
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Problem with google chrome icon in launcher (left bar)

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and have a problem with launcher (the left bar with bunch of icons). There is a Google Chrome icon on the launcher. However, when I click it, other google-chrome icon ...
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Chrome slow down gnome-shell a lot

I've got Ubuntu Gnome 14.10. It works perfectly with most applications. But some apps (e.g. Chrome, Ubuntu Software Center) slow down system a lot. Especially it's noticeable with workspace change ...
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Advertisements shown when page is viewed in Chromium but not when viewed in Firefox

The title says it all, i keep on seeing advertisements when i open pages in Chromium, those ads are shown in portions of the page (not popups) usually at the bottom and/or the top of the page and do ...
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Why does java not work in chrome in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I know it doesn't work, and I just want to know why.
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How to export Google Chrome bookmarks

I have got Google Chrome (Version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit)) and I would like to export my bookmarks without having to sync anything with any online accounts. I read here that the bookmarks are stored ...
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Chrominium crashes after few secounds when browsing Google+ pages

chromium lets one only one tab with Google+ stay open and if i open some other google+ link into a new tab or a window both of the web pages crashses.. or gives me this kind of error messsage like i ...
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Unable to set Chrome as the default browser; what else can I try?

I have done everything I can to set Google Chrome as my default browser in Ubuntu 12.04, but absolutely nothing seems to work. Anything new I could try would be greatly appreciated. Whenever I open ...
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control audio kde plasma after hdmi removal

I am using kde:plasma version 4.13.3 in ubuntu 14.04 and it works great in most ways, but on my laptop I frequently use it as my "media center" pc. I hook it up to the TV through the HDMI port. When ...
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Chrome GPU process crashes after resume from suspend

When i launch Chrome hardware acceleration works fine. Checking with chrome://gpu i get "Hardware accelerated" on all features (i have Override software rendering list flag enabled in chrome://flags). ...
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When I open Google Chrome's Website, system gets stuck on black screen

Whenever I open Google Chrome's website to download a fresh package of Google Chrome, the system gets stuck and shows a black screen. Then I've to shut it down (pressing the power button). It's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot access same website from one of two computers

My problem is weird. I can access the nhl.com site (and flames.nhl.com) from one box running 14.04, but not the other running the same. This is with Chrome and Firefox on the same wired network. ...
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Cannot open .jpg or .png files all of a sudden when using Chrome

All of a sudden I'm getting errors when I save jpeg or png files with Google Chrome on Ubuntu, then try to open them. If I use Firefox, saving the images to Desktop and opening them is NOT a problem. ...
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Getting errors from Chromium after tried to install flash

This has been happening since yesterday, I tried to install pepper flash but I got confused and failed miserably, and I got help for reverting a few changes I made but I'm still getting an error from ...
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Can I install Chrome on my Ubuntu Phone

I tried installing chrome as per instructions at http://www.howtogeek.com/203768/beginner-how-to-install-google-chrome-in-ubuntu-14.04/ using my phone's terminal. Although it seems that it has ...
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Chrome thinks that I am holding down CTRL when I am not

I have not had this problem in a long time with Google Chrome on Ubuntu. But as it keeps on coming back now, I thought that I should ask a question here. So the problem is that suddenly for no ...
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WebEx error: Java is not working

I am trying to join a WebEx meeting. However, when I try to do that, it gives me an error: Java is not working. To have the best experience joining meetings, Java must be installed on your ...
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Malware from rdsrv.com on Google Chrome

I am continuously getting popups from rdsrv.com on Google Chrome. I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I tried resetting browser, and uninstalling every extension, but still have the popups.