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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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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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Chromium browser scrolling slow

I just switched from Win7 to Ubuntu (no dual boot) and one thing I kinda ''miss'' is that I can change the scrolling speed... but I like the scrollspeed in the system itself but don't in chromium ...
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.desktop file will not open with SpaceFm

While using Google Chrome I often drag website links from the address bar into a folder on the desktop for later reference. This creates a .desktop file that is essentially a link to a webpage. ...
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When uploading files in Chrome, how do I choose the file browser?

When trying to upload a file/image in Chrome you get the default file browser. I think it's Thunar or Nautilus. I changed my default file browser to Dolphin file explorer however. All my folders and ...
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google chrome on chromium freeze while play video full screen on facebook

while i play a video on my Ubuntu 15.10 in chrome or chromium in full screen mode at moment i use ctrl+tab or volume up or exit from full screen will freeze and i can do any thing even logout or ...
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chrome icon is missing in chrome application

I have managed to install Google Chrome and it is functioning well but the icon is missing. It is just showing a document icon on the application. How can I fix this?
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Cairo Dock - Chrome Browser - Unity Launcher Icon and Application sync

My problem is as follows I use cairo dock as a replacement for the Unity Launcher on Ubuntu I used chrome desktop shortcuts to make some pseudo desktop apps of some webapps (like outlook exchange) I ...
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Chrome Notifications No Longer Display (14.04)

I recently reinstalled 14.04, and Chrome notifications worked great for about 2 days, after which there were no gmail notifications or Now cards and now there isn't even the bell icon. The Chrome and ...
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No sound in Chrome browser on Ubuntu 15.04

There are various suggestions for how to fix this but they mostly involve installing or restarting pavu or alsa. The problem is sound works fine in Firefox and all my programmes except Google Chrome. ...
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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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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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Glitches while trying to scroll pages in Chromium

When I try to scroll pages in Chromium Browser, pages don't render properly. There are these stuck block of glitches all over the pages. These glitches disappear when I switch tab and return back to ...
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How to install libappindicator1 without removing google chrome

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now I'm installing all the programs. I have an issue when i try to install Dropbox. Dropbox require an aditional installation called "libappindicator1" but if i ...
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Override system-wide shortcut for application-specific shortcut

Is there a way to give a keyboard shortcut defined in an application precedence over a system-wide shortcut with the same key binding? Desired behaviour: When some keys are pressed, check if the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and google Chrome with touchscreen, no left click

I am using the Latest version of chrome with 64bit 14.04 running on my Sony Vaio Tab Duo 11. I am trying to use the touchscreen and everything looks great, scrolling is very nice, i can swipe to go ...
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Deploying Ubuntu in a public school - image creation and updates

I am currently planning to replace Windows XP on 58 Intel machines that we have. I have been researching to do this, and before I set it in motion I would like to get some feedback on my plan. In ...
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Multiple chromium icons in launcher of 14.04 LTS

EDIT 2014-04-19: To add a little extra context to my question, these are the original instructions I followed ...
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How to force installation of incompatible extensions in Chromium/Chrome?

I was trying to install one of my favorite Chrome/Chromium extensions, Awesome New Tab Page (which I have successfully installed and ran on Chromuim for Ubuntu before,) but it says that the extension ...
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Slow loading of pages (browser performance)

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. I notice for certain webpages, firefox and chrome both load them very slowly. In fact, while text content loads quickly, both of the browsers seem to be loading ...
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Websites not loading in Ubuntu in both chrome and firefox

I am running ubuntu 14.04 and i am using a DSL Connection.From last few days i am having problem in loading some websites like ubuntuforums, hackerrank, mdn etc. I have tried alsmost all solutions ...
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Chrome fonts in suggestion box of any text fields is bold

All of a sudden, this happened to my PC. As you could see, the suggestion box is suddenly in bold! I remember installing dependencies and libraries to my PC prior to this happening through apt-get, ...
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Green video on google hangout/chrome

I am running a Dell Inspiron 5556 with Ubuntu 15.10. Just got linux on it and things are mostly good. I am able to run hangouts fine in Firefox. However, in Chrome, the video is completely green. I ...
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Ubuntu freezes when exiting YouTube full screen

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome Version 48.0.2564.82 (64-bit) with Intel HD 5500 graphics. The computer will freeze when I exit a YouTube video from full screen. You can start to see the ...
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Can't drag files from Dolphin to Chrome

Up until a couple of weeks ago, when I would try to drag and drop files from Dolphin (the default File Manager in Kubuntu) to Chrome (e.g., to add to an email or upload a video to youtube), there were ...
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Disable animated glow effect of tabs with new activity

How can one disable the animated glowing of tabs with new activity in Google Chrome for Ubuntu (running 15.04)?
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How can I see the window decoration icon in my Plasma 5 panel?

On Kubuntu 15.10, Chrome apps always show with the Chrome icon in the panel, even if their window decoration has a different icon. Changing the launcher icon also does not change the panel icon, as ...
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Black Screen during browsing

I was browsing with Chrome on Ubuntu Studio 14.04, and the screen suddenly went black. The computer would not respond to anything, so I had to force shutdown and reboot. After, again when I was using ...
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Running Chrome appears as Plex

When I run Google Chrome (even when typing 'google-chrome' in the command line) I get chrome to open but it appears on the launcher as a Plex window. This has just happened today, and I think it's ...
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Evince can open hyperlinks in Firefox, so why not in Chrome?

Before posting this question I investigated this and found it already implemented in my 14.04. Also investigated this which references the above linked question. Handlers for both ...
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How can I confirm that I'm using Adobe Flash hardware acceleration (VDPAU) with Chrome on Ubuntu with integrated Intel card HD4xxx and default driver?

The title tells it all. I have found one similar question but it is outdated from 2013 and not related to Chrome. How can I enable hardware acceleration for flash on Intel graphics? When I go to ...
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uBlock Chrome extension unenables at every startup

How come? I need to enable it manually every time I reboot my computer. Ubuntu 14.04, Gnome 3 DE
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashing on viewing youtube video in google chrome

I am running the 32-bit version of ubuntu 14.04 and using Version 43.0.2357.81 of Google Chrome (google-chrome-stable) on it. Youtube usually works fine with Mozilla firfox, but as I start a youtube ...
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Chrome multitouch support suddenly stopped

I run Chrome 43.0.2357.65 on Ubuntu 15.10. I've had multi touch support working on my laptop for several months and today it suddenly stopped working. I'm not sure which chrome version I was on ...
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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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Using the ASH widow manager from Chrome OS

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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Unity left panel application shortcut problem

I'm having some problems with the Google Chrome shortcut in the Unity left panel. I don't know how exactly I should address this issue. Here's a screenshot. Currently I'm launching Chrome from Unity ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Google Hangouts video upside down

I am using Google Chrome 39.0.2171.71 (64-bit) on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop is ASUS A52F. The problem is that by default the webcam video is inverted everywhere (Skype, Hangouts). When launching ...
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How can I open gliffy diagrams by double clicking?

I installed a program "Gliffy" as a Google Chrome app. It saves it's diagrams as *.gliffy files. I'm wondering if I could set things up so that I can double click on this *.gliffy file and it opens ...
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Xubuntu crashes on suspend and chrome crashes often

i just installed a fresh xubuntu and i am amazed of its simplicity and usability. IMHO the best OS out there. However its crashes each time i want to suspend it. It goes gray screen and soon after ...
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Google Chrome slowdown after some time

I'm running Google Chrome on Xubuntu 14.04. After some time, maybe couple of hours or half an hour (I don't on what it depends) it's starting to freeze. It's almost impossible to use it, cause every ...
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How to get UNITY native notification for gogle chrome?

I have tried the below link Activate Chrome native notifications But there is no such files and folders in above said answers when I installed the google Chrome recently to version 38 How can I get ...
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Fullscreen Video Tearing on Ubuntu 14.10 (Haswell Graphics)

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed that I've had video tearing issues in Google Chrome on YouTube (and such other sites) with the video tearing when I put it on fullscreen. It might be an issue ...
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Chrome standalone for linux (no root)

Since i don't have root user password, is there anyway to install google chrome with it's dependencies ? (64 Bit)
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How to change bgcolor of active tab in chrome/chromium?

This question complements the question How to change web browser's tab bar background color or image? It seems changing the whole tab bar bgcolor is not difficult, but how about changing the bgcolor ...
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Force Chrome/Chromium to use Adwaita Dark theme

Is there a way to force Chrome/Chromium to use Adwaita Dark theme? Using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I've managed to force Qt and every other apps to use Dark theme (by changing gtk-css), but I can't figure ...
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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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Chromium message : google api keys are missing and cannot sign in to chromium

I installed Chromium on my Ubuntu 12.04 using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-dev sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install chromium-browser Now whenever I run it I get the message ...
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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 ...