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Chrome broken unity launcher

I'm having problems with the Chrome launcher icon for Ubuntu 14.04. When I open Chrome for the first time, both via the icon launcher (call it icon1) that through any other way, it creates a new icon ...
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Copy text from website using keyboard

Do anyone know of an web application that makes it possible to copy text easily from the web browser using keyboard? E.g. like vimium works for selecting links in the web browser using keyboard. ...
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Gnome tray new icon for command line

I'm using ubuntu with gnome and i have a problem with some applications like google chrome, arduino ide. If i run these apps from command-line the gnome make a new icon for them, but some applications ...
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Chrome application shortcuts open small window

I have created a bunch of chrome application shortcuts - gmail, tweetdeck, etc. They all launch in tiny windows in the upper left of the screen (see screenshot). It's easy enough to resize/maximize ...
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Ubuntu says Chrome closed, but it is still open

I was generating a PGP key pair following these instructions: Now GPG will create a key for you, which can take a little bit of time; it needs random bytes, so if you give the system some work ...
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why did my old history and extensions appear in a fresh install of chrome? [duplicate]

I uninstalled chrome with: sudo apt-get purge google-chrome-stable The next day I reinstalled it with: sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable All the old settings from the old install ...
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remove youradexchange malware from chrome

Does anyone have experience removing the 'youradexchange.com' browser hijack on ubuntu? I find a lot of information regarding this for Windows, but there is nothing for linux. When I am using Chrome, ...
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Chrome NVidia problem

I'm getting this error: $ google-chrome Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0". Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0". NVIDIA: could not open the device file /dev/nvidia0 ...
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How to use On-screen keyboard in Firefox/Chrome in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

Pretty simple question, it's all in the topic line. I enabled the universal access features, turned on the keyboard, and it's pretty nice except for the fact that I can't use it in my internet ...
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Can't open Google chrome in ubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

I am unable to open Google chrome in ubuntu. Last time it was working fine. When i try google-chrome command in terminal it shows me following error: ...
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Easily send a chrome tab to another chrome account

Is there a easy way of sending a Chrome tab to another Chrome instance (another account)? I have 3 different accounts and I often find myself following some links with an account and then want to ...
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I get pixel perfect scrolling in native apps, but not chrome or LibreOffice, is it possible to get it?

I'm in ubuntu 14.04 and my trackpad gives me pixel perfect scrolling in all the native apps, but not Chrome or LibreOffice, I've tried the chrome://flags smooth scrolling option, but that just ...
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Facebook malayalam(regional font) in chrome looks way too small to read

Cannot see malayalam font in equal size as that of English in Facebook.com in chrome for Ubuntu. Also some letters appear big and all others too small. I would also want to increase the font colour to ...
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Computer Freezing during Chrome Remote Desktop for 14.04 Installation

I am having an issue when installing Chrome Remote desktop on Ubuntu 14.04. I have downloaded the extension from the web store in google. Once i've install it on machine (server) the minute it runs ...
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Trying to screen record on Ubuntu trusty 14.04 while using chromebook

I am using an Acer Chromebook 11 that i installed Ubuntu trusty 14.04 LTS using crouton. I wish to be able to screen-cast on Ubuntu and i am attempting to use Kazam screen recorder from the Ubuntu ...
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telnet://IP from Firefox and Chrome

I have a problem initiating telnet sessions (telnet://IP) from Firefox and Chrome. With Chrome I have the following problem: When I click the telnet link, appears the "External Protocol Request" ...
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Google Chrome versions > 39 cause screen tearing in Netflix

Prior versions had no issues whatsoever. Does anybody else experience this in 14.04 with Intel 4000 graphics?
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Duplicate sources.. How to solve this problem? [duplicate]

Hello so every time I run sudo apt-get update in konsole I get this at the end: W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable/main amd64 Packages ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when running chrome

chrome crashes several times when I open multiple tabs and the whole system stops responding. I'm running ubuntu on Toshiba satellite-P305. Any help please!
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Flash no longer working in firefox

I've never posted here before but I've been unable to find any solutions online so I thought I would ask. I have a desktop and a laptop, both running ubuntu 14.10. I first noticed that youtube videos ...
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apt-get errors with Google Chrome [duplicate]

I'd have the following errors every time I try apt-get command: It appears to be a problem with Google Chrome, but I don't know to remove or fix it. Reading package lists... Error! W: Duplicate ...
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Error Web page not available

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 and always getting the error web page not available when I try to access certain web pages like http://www.edx.org, http://www.coursera.org and many more on chrome and mozilla. ...
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Google Chrome PPA upgrade invalid signature

When running: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I got this output: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com utopic-security InRelease Ign http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com utopic InRelease ...
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How to install google chrome for ubuntu- touch?

How to install google chrome for ubuntu- touch? Could you help?
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Update failing for Google Chrome

Software update is failing at Chrome: Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://dl.google.com stable Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG A040830F7FAC5991 Google, Inc. ...
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An update in Ubuntu 14.04 made chrome so small it is basically unreadable (4k screen)

I was doing just fine with Chrome on a 4K screen in Ubuntu 14.04 until I ran the system updates. It must have been something in the last few months. As a side note, I don't use the resolution in 4K, ...
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Google chrome opens specific website when ran from launcher

I'm having a problem with my Google Chrome. When I open it from launcher (I mean bar on the left side) it starts with youtube website, and it starts to play some video. (This happens since my friend ...
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How do I change Google Chrome's system tray icon?

I'm very meticulous about how my desktop looks, and using Google Chrome as my main browser, I'm annoyed by certain inconsistencies in the icons that are in my panel. As you can see in the ...
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Chrome on Desktop :: Always in touch screen mode

I have a weird problem. Chrome on Ubuntu decides it is to run in touch-screen mode. So, instead of scrolling with mouse wheel and/or having a cursor changed on :hover, I get the touch-screen goodies, ...
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How do up update the r600 ATI graphics driver in 14.04?

I am hitting regular issues with Google Chrome failing. I filed a bug against it and their developers diagnosed it as being a problem in the r600 graphics driver that was installed with 14.04. You ...
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high resolution problem with chrome and nautilus

14.04 works just fine with my high resolution screen (Yoga2 pro) except that nautilus sometimes show very tiny font size, and chrome's address bar and tabs have tiny ui elements all the time. How do ...
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How do I reduce the font size on tabs in Chrome in Ubuntu?

The tabs in Ubuntu (Xubuntu 14.04) have a larger font than Firefox. See comparison in attached image. How do I reduce this size?
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Display issues in chrome

I am curious if any other ubuntu users have experienced the display issues I am frequently seeing. It appears to be specifically related to chrome. I run ubuntu 14.04 on my work computer and on my ...
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Chromecast for Ubuntu (Update)

This isn't much of a question, unfortunately I'm unable to add comments until I reach a reputation of 50. In regards to the questions people have been asking for using chromecast with Ubuntu this is ...
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Very slow Chromium browser

On my machine Chromium is very slow, I had to switch to Firefox where everything works fine. Looks like this is a kind of JavaScript problem (eg. slowed down typing on Facebook), pages loading slower, ...
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Is there a way to undo software updates?

I recently* updated my installation of Google Chrome. This turns out to have been a mistake - apparently the latest version (41) is very unstable when using developer tools. Since I'm a web developer, ...
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Unstable keyboard in Google Chrome UBUNTU 14.04

I have been trying to working around with the solution. But seems like iBus in not a solution. I dont know where is problem. But my chrome stops supporting keyboard in every 5 minute. Looking for ...
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How to create a command script to run by clicking an icon [duplicate]

Essentially what I want to do is generate an icon so I can kill Chrome from it. I know the command I want to use is killall chrome but i want to run it from a desktop icon.
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google chrome tearing with integrated intel graphics, but working with optirun

Whenever I run google-chrome, I get a lot of tearing issues. These are easy to notice, for example, when scrolling on facebook. The top bar, the one with the logo and the notifications button, tears ...
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Start Google Chrome in background on boot

How can I start Google Chrome at boot in the background, i.e. not opening an entire window?
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Google Chrome as a Background App

I'd like to run Google Chrome as a background app on my Linux install the way it does in Windows. There are some things I use that don't have good Linux ports but the Chrome extension works ...
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Chrome window is off position after maximizing

when I unmaximize my Chrome window and then maximize it again, it appears to be redrawn incorrectly, see the attached GIF to see for yourself. What is even worse, is that Chrome still thinks the ...
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Google Chrome fails to open profile correctly on Xubuntu 14.04

On running Google Chrome, then a while later exiting all screens (using the top-right [X]) on each, I notice that the /opt/google/chrome/chrome process still persists, along with very many (20+) other ...
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Google Chrome installation failed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have only recently started using Linux and Ubuntu. I have in the past always had Windows computers. All I want to do is be able to watch Netflix on my computer but as you know you need to download ...
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Why Firefox always gets upgraded and Chromium web browser don't? [duplicate]

Why Firefox always gets upgraded to the latest version available and Chromium web browser don't get upgraded to the latest version available? they are both open source software. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Firefox/Chrome Linux vs Windows issue

Ok so here is the problem that got me looking at this. Recently Battle.net closed their "website bug forum" for the Diablo 3 forums. In its place the put two buttons at the bottom of the page next to ...
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Maintain a local cache for offline browsing

I am building a web kiosk that I want to be available even if internet is lost. The browser is chrome and its based on Ubuntu. Is there a way to do this with a local proxy/cache server running on ...
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Whatsapp Web QR code not loading on Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use the service https://web.whatsapp.com/ on Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Dual boot Windows 8.1). But the QR code that needs to be scanned by the Whatsapp mobile app is not ...
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How to remove chromium-browser settings from Ubuntu 14.04?

I have already gone through How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium? and I'm really not getting why the solutions given there are not working for me. What I'm doing is: sudo ...
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Unable to install Google Chrome - 12.04

I recently downgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 12.04 because my keyboard/mouse kept locking up while watching Netflix and it was getting really annoying being unable to pause or do anything without hard ...