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Multiple chromium icons in launcher of 14.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS a few weeks before the official release and set up multiple google chromium profiles. Using "StartupWMClass", I managed to get each profile to have a separate version of ...
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HDMI Audio crackling only in Google Chrome

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and it's awesome. I use an HDMI cable: video and audio work flawlessly, except on Chrome 64bit (not chromium). Unfortunately, the audio crackles a lot. This happens ...
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Certain fonts look too small after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 today and after that certain fonts are looking smaller than they were before, I tried changing that from the gnome-tweak-tool as well as unity-tweak tool, The size increases ...
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Cant associate magnet links

Chromium browser opens Firefox instead of handling magnet links. I've tried looking aroud and found How to tell chrome what to do with a magnet link But it doesnt work for me .. I've ran : "xdg-mime ...
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How to change default telnet handler to putty

I would like to change the default telnet handler in Chrome to Putty. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10. I installed VMWware, running some dynamips on 192.168.xxx.xxx port 5001 to 5050. I have to open this ...
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broken gnome-keyring file and google-chrome hangs

After few weeks of uptime yesterday i rebooted my laptop. After that - i discovered that there is no password in gnome-keyring. gnome-keyring segfault and didn't work. I restored ...
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Error with Chrome after updating to Ubuntu 14.04

I received the Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade today. I use the chrome browser and after updating, Chrome gives me this error message on pages with video: Error loading player: No playable sources found I ...
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'Open Sans' rendering differently on Chrome vs. other operating systems

After upgrading to 14.04, any use of the 'Open Sans' on web pages renders in Chrome using a very 'thin' (maybe the 300 weight?) version of the font which is almost unreadable on Ubuntu - however, ...
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Chrome and Bugzilla issues 14.04 beta 2 [on hold]

Has anyone here seen Chrome default certain attributes in bugzilla 3.0? I'm having issues with it, even when cookies and caches are cleared out. I'm working with my IT to see if it's bugzilla or ...
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Google Chrome Manage Certificates

I go to google settings->certificate manager->your certificates tab and it says: You have certificates from these organizations that identify you: myemailaddress.gmail.com, obviously not my real email ...
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Oneconf eating up memory while in chrome

I know this may be a duplicate, but I am unsure what I can do to improve oneconf performance. When I look at the dependencies in Synaptic, it shows ubuntu desktop, and software center as being ...
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Is there any way to stop Chromium (or Google Chrome) from auto-completing searches in the address bar?

Is there any way to stop Chromium (or Google Chrome) from auto-completing searches in the address bar? The best example of this I have seen is, if you type fire and ice into Chromium’s omnibox and ...
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All t.co links from chrome and chromium are redirecting to linkbucks [on hold]

I am on 12.10 + Gnome3. When I click on links via Twitter, essentially all t.co links, I get redirected to linkbucks instead of the actual site. I read up that some Windows malware does this and ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes watching videos on youtube using chrome

After upgrading, my computer will randomly freeze up completely while watching videos on Youtube. So far it's only doing this with Chrome. When I run Chrome via the terminal and go to Youtube, I get ...
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How to display Google Chrome menu in Unity global menu [on hold]

Is there a way to display the Google Chrome menu in the Unity global menu? For example, Firefox can do it through firefox-globalmenu. Is there a package google-chrome-globalmenu? I'm using ubuntu ...
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dpkg google-chrome corrupt invalid status

I can't get this to resolve itself, can I get some help? Setting up google-chrome-stable (34.0.1847.116-1) ... update-alternatives: error: /var/lib/dpkg/alternatives/google-chrome corrupt: invalid ...
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Google Chrome “Flickering”

I am having a problem with Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10 64. On about 20-30% of web sites the page comes up and starts "flickering". It seems like there is a different or partial rendering of the ...
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higher cpu usage in ubuntu 12.04 than windows 7

Hi I have a Intel Core i5 with 6GB of Ram using ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I noticed that whenever I run chrome which is the faster browser for me in linux) when I watch youtube, the CPU usage for Chrome ...
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Sound problem with Chrome [on hold]

Ubuntu 13.04 Installed, worked but few days ago sound disappeared on youtube, so now there is no sound in Google Chrome, but it works in VLC and Rythmbox.
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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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System Tray icons not showing [on hold]

After installing a fresh 14.04 install and then installing google-chrome-unstable (Version 36.0.1933.0 dev aura) from the google repository, neither the google chrome icon nor the 'Google Now' ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 kiosk mode with custom session not working

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to enter kiosk mode in chromium right on boot, but nothing is working. I've been using this method ...
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Chrome embed VLC Player couldn't playback MP4

I trying to embed vlc player in chrome to playback mp4 video, but with no success. What I did: 1) Installed VLC player sudo apt-get install vlc. 2) Visit chrome://plugins, disabled VLC ...
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Why does jkmwpkl.gov.my only look like it should on Chrome for Windows? [migrated]

Go to jkmwpkl.gov.my on Chrome for Ubuntu 13.10 Note that the page does not display correctly Go to jkmwpkl.gov.my on Chrome for Windows 7 Note that it DOES display correctly. So why the ...
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Webapps on Chrome - not Chromium - with Ubuntu 13.04

I've been trying to find some info on this, but I only got very confusing or old pages. I simply would like to know if I can use the webapps on my Chrome (version 29.0.1547.76) with Ubuntu 13.04
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Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 Freezes My Laptop

When I install google chrome on my ubuntu 12.04 and start working in chrome, my computer freezes. I can't move my mouse or do anything, so I must force shut down and hold the power button on my ...
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How to install specific versions of Google Chrome / Chromium?

I'm looking for standalone packages for Google Chrome / Chromium which can be extracted and used as binaries for my Selenium test suite. How do I go about such a thing?
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google chrome slows down the system

When using google chrome and go to some webpage that is huge like 9gag.com the system freezes and the hard disk led -- I'm using a laptop with 5400 rpm disk -- lights up. Somehow I succeeded to go to ...
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Why are some online forms unable to submit?

I've been having a lot of problems regarding networking on my Ubuntu laptop. From Windows, everything works fine. When I wire directly into the modem, it works fine, but when I am on my wireless ...
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Can't Open A Specific Website. Can Open With A Proxy. wget stucks on “HTTP request sent, awaiting response…”

Ok, I'm having a very weird problem. I've searched through google and ubuntu forums but it seems that this problem, if faced, is unsolvable. However, I'm very hopeful that I'll get a solution here. ...
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Youtube occasionally giving black screen

I know that there were many questions about youtube giving blackscreen, but I went through a lot of them on none was my problem. I am using Chrome 32bit, basically, youtube sometimes stops working for ...
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Web video's not working

Hello i am using ubuntu for a while now. And i installed it on my mums 10 year old PC (as replacement for XP). And I simply don't get videoplayback in chrome/firefox working. What i tried for so ...
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Ubuntu - Chrome OS look

Is it possible to somehow apply the look of chrome os on ubuntu? I need exactly the same look :D
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How to have Ubuntu Chrome Canary?

Ubuntu how can i have Google Chrome Canary? https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/canary.html
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Google-chrome Unity launcher with dpkg-divert [closed]

When I login as root, I cannot run Google-Chrome, because it has a built-in root-user check. I can run Google-Chrome by adding --user-data-dir /root/.config/google-chrome/ to the start script in ...
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Java won't run properly in Chrome - IcedTea

I installed OpenJDK 1.6 and 1.7 to my system, and IcedTea for Chrome. When I go to the JRE detect page, after the IcedTea screen, a grey box appears. I tried every way I could find in the internet, I ...
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How to tell chrome what to do with a magnet link

Right now it throws its apron over its head and calls firefox, which opens the link with rtorrent. What do I need to do to eliminate the firefox step?
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What process of Google Chrome to kill to close window from terminal?

Google Chrome usually has 8 to 9 processes running, even though only one window is open. Which one of these processes do I kill to safely close the Google Chrome window? Here is my ps -Af | grep ...
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ISA Proxy server

Have a proxy at work that runs Microsoft ISA. i used to be able to connect using 11.10 with firefox no problem at all. i could either put the settings in firefox or the settings in ubuntu network ...
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How do I update the IcedTea Plugin on 12.10?

Whenever I open up the page http://www.runescape.com/game.ws? in google chrome I get the notice, "IcedTea was blocked because it is out of date" and gives me the two options of updating it or running ...
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Log back into Chrubuntu

I turned my samsung chromebook off. When I turned it back on it went to chrome OS, which is okay. But I normallyswitch back into chrubuntu using the command "ctrl+alt+shift+F1" But it no longer ...
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issue regarding chrome remote desktop in 12.04 LTS

I am using internet through proxy server.I want to insatll app chrome remote Desktop on my Computer but error "An Unexpected error occurred.Please report this problem to the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 software center pretending to install

I'm rather new to Ubuntu, but I'm not afraid of the command line. I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10, and when I tried to install chrome or skype the software centre goes through all the motions ...
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Streaming from ustream.tv does not work with Chrome or Chromium

I am trying to watch streams from ustream.tv and I am not seeing any picture when I try to use Chrome or Chromium. FireFox works. Is this a know problem? Is Chrome and Chromium fixable?
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Chrome caused Gimp to stop working

After installing Google Chrome on my HP laptop* running Ubuntu 13.10 I noticed that Gimp would no longer open. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling. I purged and reinstalled but at this point ...
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Google Chrome Installation

How do I install Google Chrome on my Ubuntu 13.10 easily? I had downloaded the file called google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb from google downloads but it doesnot install using Ubuntu Software ...
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How To Enable WebGL In Chrome On Ubuntu?

chrome://gpu/ And http://webglreport.com/ google-chrome --version Google Chrome 27.0.1453.93 http://www.chromeexperiments.com/webgl How To Enable WebGL In Chrome On Ubuntu ?
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how to restore Session Buddy for Chrom* sessions?

The extension has saved lost of very important browsing sessions. Can I just copy the extension from some folder and paste it into appriopraite folder when needed? If so where is the folder?
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Always start google chrome in full screen [duplicate]

Does anyone know a way to make chrome always start in full screen? (normally it's when you press the button to the top right, you'd find a "full screen button" in the zoom option). Not f11 full ...
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Chrome and Chromium both frequently freezing on a fresh Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 install

I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 Since then i experience a lot of issues both with chromium and google-chrome-stable. At about every 3rd launch I get the message 'couldn't log in properly'. ...