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Google Chrome hard disk excessive activity / System freezes [on hold]

I've recently installed Gooogle Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 LST 32-bit. First couple of days Chrome worked like a charm. Extremely fast, much more faster than Firefox. But then step-by-step it start ...
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Google Chrome vanished from applications launcher

I just installed Ubuntu yesterday, after using Windows exclusively since 1995. Today I downloaded Google Chrome because that's my favorite web browser. I followed the directions at How to launch a ...
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12.04 recognises dual monitors but one screen has a black overlay in the way of everything but the mouse cursor

This has worked fine up until today. The first screen works absolutely fine. The second screen however, is seen by the OS, is visible in the display settings and works absolutely fine in mirror mode. ...
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Unbut 12.04 - Problem with Chrome & Chromium since last update

Two days ago, Update Manager said there were several pending updates. Which I didn't check (my bad) and just went for it. Left it updating all night. Next day after rebooting, Gnome Desktop wouldn't ...
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Ubuntu, both 12.04.4 and 13.10 w/ kernel 3.10, crashes when launching chrome and chromium browsers

I'm in Ubuntu 12.04.4 with latest kernel. When I open Chrome stable, Chrome beta (ver. 34.x) and Chromium, suddenly my screen going black and Ubuntu kicks me back to the Ubuntu login. This also ...
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Can't use wireless internet on 12.04

I have an Acer c7 Chromebook and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (ChrUbuntu as it calls itself) and the Wi-fi isn't working, I looked through the forums and I was not helped, another thing is my wired ...
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Change pdf viewer for downloads in chromium browser

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Chromium browser version 32.0.1700.102. When I download pdf files in chromium I get a button in the bottom left corner of the window, like this: If I click the button, ...
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82 views

Chrome don't allow me to run Opera Mini simulator

Can anybody to say me how to fix it? I'm using Chrome 32.
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Chrome won't resize, sits over unity menu, cannot move

Suddenly today when I open Chrome in Ubuntu 12.04 I get chrome sitting over the top of the classic menu (using Gnome). Nothing happens if I press maximise, nor when I drag to resize (the cursor ...
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Totem-plugin-viewer requires text/html decoder

I have a Synology NAS Server on my LAN and when I try to reproduce *.mkv files trough it (Video Station) on Google Chrome (Ubuntu 13.10) it appears a message. It tells that the totem-plugin-viewer ...
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Why Chrome plug-ins doesn't load automatically?

It's the third day to use Ubuntu. (Almost) everything is great, but why my chromium-browser plugins didn't load automatically as in Windows(R) after booting? Environment: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / ...
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Issue launching Chrubuntu after apparent install

I have an Acer Chromebook C710-2847. I am trying to install Chrubuntu. The main issue that shows up is that while the install runs to an apparent completion, I am never able to actually get to ...
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294 views

Problems after xampp install via xampp-linux-1.8.3-2-installer.run

I just installed xampp via xampp-linux-1.8.3-2-installer.run on ubuntu 12.04. It required root access, so I used sudo bash. Now the option to re-open recently closed tabs stopped working on all ...
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How to autostart programs (Chrome, LibreOffice) with a system, but in background as a service?

I guess I cannot do that with every program, but I expect that Chrome and LibreOffice can be "preloded" when system starts. How to do that? I have checked in Chrome settings Google Cloud Print and ...
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97 views

Making a webapp startup at specific workspace

I want some applications to startup when I login to my Ubuntu desktop account. A few of them are webapp shortcuts like Tweetdeck that I created from the Chrome web browser. I have no idea where it is ...
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Configure chrome to use validia

I've installed Validia on Ubuntu 12.04 but as I understood chrome doesn't configure to use Validia for browsing. Any idea how to do that?
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Google Chrome segfaults with newer kernels on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on Amazon EC2

I have Ubuntu 12.04.3 32bit running on Amazon EC2, upgrading kernel from 3.2* to 3.8.* (or any kernel other than 3.2) makes chrome segfault on startup. Using newer version of google-chrome (beta or ...
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114 views

Chrome (?) hard crash - where do I start to diagnose?

My 12.04 system crashes hard for no apparent reason. The screen locks, the mouse and keyboard both become unresponsive and all I can do is pull the power lead and restart. I cannot CTRL+ALT+F1 to get ...
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93 views

libXss.so is missing when I run Google Chrome

I installed Google Chrome (32-bit) and got an error when I run Google-Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. It shows me that "error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object ...
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does Chrome in Ubuntu have “Recent Tabs”?

Ubuntu 12, Chrome 30 As noted here, Chrome has a Recent Tabs feature. But in Ubuntu I don't see that option. Do I need to turn it on or is it just not available? When I search in settings there's no ...
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Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04

I own two machines, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04. I use Google Chrome on both. A Google Chrome update is available, and it appears in the Update Manager. However, I cannot select the ...
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Make backspace go back in chrome [duplicate]

I just started dual booting ubuntu 12.04 lts recently and so far the only thing I don't like is when in chrome the backspace doesn't go to the previous page like it did in windows. How do I change ...
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423 views

Ubuntu 13.04 random crashes

I'm having a problem which seems to get worse as time goes on. I'm having random crashes (image links at the bottom), It used to happen about once a week or so, but now it happens a few times a day. ...
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491 views

Google Chrome won't start

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. The Chrome browser won't start. Sometimes I can get it to start when trying to start it for a couple of times. This is what I get when I start it via the terminal: ...
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100 views

Poor Chrome performance in minimal xsession

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, and I'm trying to create a minimal Chrome browser only setup, and have tried adding our script that runs google-chrome to .xinitrc and running startx (this answer: ...
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Chrome shows no printers even when using the system dialog

If I try to print from chromium (Ctrl+p), there are no printers available. the only option is to print to file. If instead I try to print using the system dialog (Ctrl+Shift+p), there are still no ...
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82 views

“Leave This Page” button. Prevent from loading

I had a website come up that said my system was locked and I had to pay money to get it unlocked. Additionally, there was a window with "Leave This Page" button and "Stay On This Page" button. ...
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How to run webgl with software rendering on ubuntu 12.04

My graphics card support OpenGL 1.4 only. I had download mesalib7.11 and build completed, I can force set a link mesallvm.so -> libGL.so.1.5.0, then webgl can work fine on Firefox 23. But I have try ...
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chrubuntu 12.04 lts stopped working need help?

I installed a new kernel version for Ubuntu and rebooted it stopped working, And then i tried going to chrome OS and back to Ubuntu and it just gives me a full screen command prompt that just allows ...
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263 views

Chrome / Flash problems

I just installed 12.04 LTS on my mother's Dell Inspiron 660s (all standard hardware straight from the factory except some extra RAM). I did this because she hated the Windows 8 that came standard on ...
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552 views

Google Chrome themes are not transparent

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and Google Chrome version 28.0.1500.71 (the latest as of this writing). There are a lot of themes with transparency in the Chrome Web Store, but they never work on my ...
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How to get rid of this nonsense pop-up appearing in Ubuntu while using Chromium browser?

I am using Ubuntu in a public location where dozens of users come and visit a site and then go, so for each customer it opens google.com and when they are done, it restarts Chromium by killing it ...
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Google Chrome won't maximize when I drag it to the top edge

When I first start Google Chrome, I cannot maximize the window by dragging it to the top edge of my screen. The orange box showing me that the window should be maximized will come up, but when I ...
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My Google Account not working properly with Ubuntu

When I use Windows, there is no problem; I can use Google Hangouts, Google Plus, and even(!) Google Search. But When I use Ubuntu (tried 12.04, 12.10 and 13.04); I cannot use Google Hangouts, it ...
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Font size problem in google chrome?

The font size on many websites while using google chrome is so small whereas it looks fine in firefox. How can i fix this problem? Even on my windows xp computer font looks normal but google chrome ...
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Download manager for Ubuntu 12.04 and Google Chrome

I am looking for a download manager which can take over downloads in Google Chrome. I mean it must be integrate with Google Chrome. I could not find a download assistant on Chrome Web Store. So I ...
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Unable to use flash in Google Chrome

I have Xubuntu 12.04. I have tried everything. Google Chrome keeps giving me the Could not load Shockwave Flash message. Please help, I really need flash.
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Google Chrome browser, how to permanently disable this disturbing toolbar?

In my Ubuntu Google Chrome browser, often showing a disturbing toolbar, i am running it in command line kiosk mode. How can i via command line mention never to show such toolbars? (after pressing X ...
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Chrome on Ubuntu running on Virtualbox very slow

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) on Virtualbox 4.2 on Win 7 Host. I'm getting frequent annoying internet issues. I'm using chrome (and previously chromium) and every no and then, the chrome just stop ...
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How to switch back from Chrome OS to Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer C7 chromebook?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Acer C7 chromebook. Once I installed it, I never switched back to Chrome OS. But yesterday when I turned back home, I found that my laptop led was opened, and the ...
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Sound/Video playing in slow motion on 12.04 with Bluetooth + Chrome, but not Firefox

I have been using the same Plantronics BT Headset with my HP laptop and BT USB dongle running 12.04 since 12.04 came out. Just in the last week or two I have started to have a problem where playing ...
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143 views

Visiting url (newegg) causes Ubuntu to crash and logout

For some reason Ubuntu crashes / logout when I go to newegg. I don't think it's a newegg-specific problem, because it only happens in Chrome (Firefox works) and I've had a similar problem when using ...
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157 views

App Install Problems to 13.04

Has Ubuntu 13.04 a new set of installation procedures from 12.04, and what are they please? An install of 13.04 has problems with certain installs of software, all that install correctly to a load ...
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Ubuntu Chrome browser is having any instance bug issue? Is it browser bug or Ubuntu desktop theme related bug?

When i run Chrome in Ubuntu as Kiosk mode, it open the same site twice, how can i make it one instance only? (my web application does not work if it open twice). For example to open one site it runs ...
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671 views

Ubuntu Chromium browser - how to define zoom percentage via command line launch?

I have Chromium browser running as Ubuntu Desktop, when i launch my system i need to set the Chromium browser zoom percentage to 79%, so that it always remain default. Using command line, how do i ...
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908 views

Magnet links don't work in Google Chrome

Just some days ago magnet links stopped working in Google Chrome, but it works fine in Firefox. Tested to disable all extensions, but it still don't work. Any suggestions? Running Ubuntu 12.04.2.
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YouTube will not play in Firefox or Chrome on fresh 12.04 install

First of all let me state I am new to Ubuntu and the Linux platform all together. I decided to install on an older PC (Pentium 3) to get some use out of it. Everything seems to have installed fine ...
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Chrome shows two icons in Unity Launcher

I am a new Ubuntu user. I just installed 12.04. To get Chrome on the Launcher, I clicked the BFB and searched for Chrome, then dragged that icon to the Launcher. However, when I run Chrome, it creates ...
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I signed into the keyring thing, and now Chrome crashes as soon as it opens.

I decided to start using Ubuntu One again, and it asked for my password to that obnoxious keyring thing. When that pops up when I start Chrome, I always click Cancel, but Ubuntu One wouldn't take that ...
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Chrome tab syncing across devices not working

I've found this guide to sync Chrome tabs across devices and I enabled sync on both devices. Nothings happening though when I enabled tab sync on my PC and Notebook. How do I open the tabs from one ...