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Adblock not working in Chrome, recently upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

Adblock is not blocking ads on youtube. If I move to another tab, the youtube screen goes black and I have to reload the page. I don't know if this is an issue with 13.10, but this just started ...
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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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not able to install google chrome

i have tried all the answers on this site but it doesnt help nothing works and it gives this following error: Unpacking google-chrome-stable:i386 (from .../google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb) ......
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Firefox renders wrong colors

I've got the following problem: I'm developing an website, so while I was testing around I've noticed that firefox and chromium display an css bar in different colors. When I switched between several ...
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“Open Containing Folder” In Firefox & Chrome Doesn't Highlight The File In Nautilus

I won't say I am new to Ubuntu, but I have been on and off for several years -- although I find myself on Ubuntu more than on Windows nowadays I still consider myself a newbie. I am currently using 13....
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How can you make the system print dialogue default in chrome?

Chrome has its custom feature-limited print dialogue which i always skip in order to use the system print dialogue. Is it possible to make the system print dialogue default?
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Start “chrome” with certain command line parameters?

unfortunately, we have some intranet sites that "insecure" content; thus I really really want to start chrome with "--allow-running-insecure-content". I "locked" chrome to the unity launcher, later ...
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Chrome Locking up Session

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, running Gnome 3, and yesterday I installed Pepper Flash. Ever since Chrome has been locking up on different webpages. At first it was strictly Youtube but now it seems ...
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How to install Chrome Dev? [duplicate]

No!!! I want to download chrome dev to get dev version of libpepperflash or whatever it is called now and add it to chromium. Also DO pre "stable" channels add repository auto?* If not what is the ...
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Google Chrome cannot determine or set the default browser

I updated the Google Chrome version, and since Opera has become my default browser. In Google Chrome, under the default browser settings, it just says: "Google Chrome cannot determine or set the ...
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Help, white-screen with youtube on chrome

I'm using 64-bit ubuntu 12.04LTS on my laptop a sony vaio e-series dual-booting it alongside windows 8.1... i use google chrome but my problem is that sometimes when i watch youtube videos when i go ...
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make ctrl+t open a new (chrome) tab when outside of chrome

On Chrome OS it is always possible to open a new tab (or actually browser window) with the Ctrl+T keyboard shortcut. Is it possible to do this in Ubuntu? Simply setting a keyboard shortcut won't work,...
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Google Chrome doesn't install

I've just recently installed Ubuntu alongside Windows using file mount audit. I'm just using a 32 bit Ubuntu and downloaded a 32 bit chrome for it but couldn't install it, I always receive " bad ...
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File type associations gone wild [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 (Desktop, 64Bit) on different machines. However, after installing the most recent version of Google Chrome browser and wine I do always get a mess with a lot of file type ...
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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'. ...
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How can I install pepper plugin into chromium that is running from compiled src/out/ directory?

Yesterday after 12 hours of compilation process I managed to compile chromium from source code following this guide https://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/LinuxBuildInstructions To my surprize I ...
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Why does Google Chrome not close completely? [closed]

I installed Google Chrome for flash capability. When I try to close it, it appears to close correctly, but two of the three processes in System Monitor remain open. This should not happen. And if ...
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How can I get the old newtab in chrome back? [closed]

The newest stable chrome on Ubuntu has a really degraded newtab page; lots of useful features are now unavailable, like "other devices" and "Recently closed". The search box is not good either. So ...
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Receiving error: no alternatives for mozilla-flashplugin

First of all, I am very new to this and a lot of it looks like martian to me, so please take that into consideration when answering. I am trying to install chrome but i got dependency error... I ...
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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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Cannot download Google Chrome for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is there something wrong with my setup, because when I try to download the 64-bit .deb from Google the process just gets stuck? The spinner spins, but nothing happens. Does it work for you?
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Graphics problem with Lubuntu 13.10 on AMILO Pro v2020

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to 13.10. I noticed that in both Chrome and Firefox Flash causes some very weird artifacts and behaves strangely. Also I am getting EDID checksum error on boot. ...
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How to play Soma.FM on Google Chrome with Ubuntu 12.10

How would I make my Chrome work in order to reproduce Soma.FM? When I visit: http://somafm.com/play/lush instead of starting playing on Chrome, I get a download of a pls file, which when trying to ...
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Chrome menu options not revealed through Ubuntu Unity HUD

I am running Chrome Version 33.0.1750.70 beta and I can't get any menu commands to appear in the Unity HUD. Is there any way to force this or is it up to Google developers to add this into Chrome ...
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fail in installing Google Chrome in 12.04 both 32 & 64 bit

I have copied my terminal information can you help me with this problem? mig@ubuntu:~$ sudo dkg --install /Path/to/chrome.web [sudo] password for mig: sudo: dkg: command not found mig@ubuntu:~$ ...
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How to fix overlapping text on some pages while using Chrome?

Similar to this question: Why is the font spacing on some websites broken? I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with Google Chrome and I'm experiencing an issue where some webpages have overlapping text. The text ...
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Chrome won't start from the launcher

I have Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit and chrome 64-bit. I can start chrome from the command line with google-chrome-stable and lock it to the launcher, but when I try to launch chrome from the launcher nothing ...
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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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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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How do I make all links open in Chromium or Chrome's incognito mode?

How do I configure Ubuntu or Xubuntu such that when I click on a link, Chromium/Chrome opens in "Incognito mode"?
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Kubuntu 13.10 Emacs Binding in Google Chrome

I like to use Emacs keybinding such as CTRL-A beginning of line in all my browsers. I have it working fine in Firefox, but not in Google Chrome. I followed the instructions in How do I enable Emacs ...
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Chrome does not start

I installed Chrome on Ubuntu and it does not work . Appears only the icon, click on it and does not work.
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can I get the launcher to “re see” open processes?

I've got about 8 gnome-terminal tabs open in one window. For some reason, the launcher is not aware of this window suddenly. When I click on the gnome-terminal symbol in launcher, it won't slide the ...
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Uninstall Google chrome built-in plugins

Is there a way to turn off permanently the plugins inside chrome? Especially, I am interested in the flash and video plugins. This causes a huge overload on my Internet , and it would be great if ...
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Certain programs won't open

Ubuntu fails to start the following applications: viz Skype Firefox Thunderbird Chrome When i try opening Mozilla Firefox or Thunderbird it says "Firefox is alresdy running, but not responding . ...
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Chrome/ium rendering problems with Intel Graphics

This is a kinda weird question I don't know what to file it under but this is the behaviour I observe when I try to access pages like facebook (it happened once with google as well. Happens with ...
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Cannot start Webex session. Java permission issue?

My fingers got ahead of me today and I managed to disable Java for Webex on my machine. (Install details: Ubuntu 12.04 32bit, Chrome 32.0.1700.77, Java v7, update 51, Webex working fine for a year ...
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Can't install google chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

The termial say's package google-chrome-stable needs to be reinstalled but can't find it in the archives. What do I need to do? I keep getting errors.
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Ubuntu - saying your security settings have blocked an application from running with an out-of-date version of java

I have this new problem since 2014 begin. I cant remotely login to this enterprise network for giving them support. Its keep showing this new error. How to fix it please? EDIT:
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WebGL not working neither in Firefox nor Chrome

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and finally managed to install the correct drivers for my nVidia card (using bumblebee) and glxinfo finally shows that I support OpenGL 4.20. So, lastly, for the project I'm ...
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Open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent

I'm trying to open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent 4.3.1 on Kubuntu 13.10. The problem is that after i click the link, a new notification appears. It says "Examining magnet://..." and will run ...
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Dash shows a extra chrome icon related to Amazon

In Dash the Chrome icon shows up twice under applications, one that says "Google Chrome" and a non-functional one that reads Amazon.com:J....-Google chrome. I have tried purging the Chrome app yet the ...
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Issues with Chrome: Crashing, “Aw Snap”, and Flash player crashing [closed]

I'm currently using Google Chrome for Ubuntu 12.04.4. My graphics card is an Nvidia Geforce GT 630. I currently use the Nouveau drivers, since the proprietary drivers seemed buggy. Frequently, and ...
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Global keyboard shortcut for new browser tab

I'm coming from OS X and I was using QuickSilver and AppleScripts to create global shortcuts for common actions. One that I used a whole lot was to open a new tab in Chrome and focus the omnibox, ...
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Screen emulation is not available on this page

I just updated google-chrome-stable to version 32.0.1700.77 in my Ubuntu 13.04. I tried to use this renamed feature, now called screen emulation, so I set the resolution to different values, but all ...
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Chromium Kiosk ALMOST done

I have a 12.04 system here with a chromium kiosk. I have it auto logging in and auto starting chromium kiosk mode and incognito to the proper web page. Only this is that we dont want people to be able ...
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Using wget to retrieve files from autostart downloads

So I'm making my own document of codes to run after a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to try and keep everything in the command line (as opposed to having to open a browser to download files)....
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I need help with ubuntu 12.04 chrome browser [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu on my laptop which also has windows 7, windows is so terribly slow which is the reason I installed Ubuntu. I am using chrome browser on Ubuntu but when I am on facebook, ...
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Pogo.com games won't work, says outdated java

I am trying to get my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to be able to run games on pogo.com First none of the games on pogo would work because of outdated flash. Then I learned of google chrome with pep flash and ...
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Frozen gui after google-chrome maximize

From time to time happens to me, when i move google-chrome window to the top of the screen to maximize it, suddenly the gui freezes with the window showing as maximizing with orange borders and shade. ...