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Chrome reports Java plugin outdated

I've just installed the latest version of JRE (7u5) and Chrome still reports that it's outdated. When I go to chrome://plugins/, it shows the following line for Java: Java - Version: 1.7.0_05 ...
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Chromium-browser always reports it didn't shut down properly

Chromium-browser always reports it didn't shut down properly when I first start it after a shutdown/reboot. I guess I could close it manually first before shutting down, but other apps seem to be ok ...
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Issues with sound when running program as different user than login-user

I aliased google-chrome and whitelisted myself in sudoers so now when I type sudo chrome it runs sudo -u chromeuser -i google-chrome &. (For reasons outlined below) Since all other users besides ...
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Amazon instant videos stopped working in chrome (I did install HAL) and it works in firefox

since last week I can watch Amazon Instant videos only works in firefox but not in chrome, I re-installed hal but still doesn't help . the progress bar goes but it shows black screen video with no ...
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Chromium and Google Chrome continue adding their services to start applications

Even I disable or delete the service in startup applications, I found them again on next reboot. I've noticed the issue as both services eat my CPU in system monitor. It must there be something in ...
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Chrome versus Firefox - which is better? [closed]

Perhaps this is not the best title to use, but I'm running 12.04, which I always update. I'm not sure if it is just my impression, but is Chrome really buggy? I generally use the latest updated ...
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Why isn't Google Chrome available in the Software Centre?

Google Chrome is available for Ubuntu on the Google website but why is it not present in Ubuntu Software Centre?
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How can one disable shortcuts of chrome?

Have you observed that google-chrome has approximately 29 shortcuts. ( ctrl-A...Z ) I really hate these things. Anyway, my questions: How can I disable some of the shortcuts ? Are there any files ...
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Google Chrome not rendering webpages correctly

I am facing some serious web page rendering issues with Chrome. It is more prominent during javascript based animations and stuff on websites like youtube. I have tried removing chrome using (sudo ...
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Chromium input fields lag

Every time I have to insert text into a text field in chromium insertion lags, it stops working for a second and I don't see the text I'm typing (the cursor doesn't move). After a moment the text ...
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How do I make the Google Chrome flag “--allow-file-access-from-files” permanent?

If you want to allow a local file to access a local file in google chrome you go to the terminal and run $ google-chrome --allow-file-access-from-files
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All of my Google Chrome extensions have stopped working on Ubuntu and Windows [closed]

I have noticed that my Google Chrome extensions are no longer working on Ubuntu or Windows, and the context menu of each extension is no longer showing up. I have noticed that this problem seems to ...
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How do I make Google Chrome open Incognito by default? [duplicate]

In previous Ubuntus (GNOME, not unity) I could add "--incognito" to the end of the executable file command of Chrome to make Incognito default. I cannot find an executable file for Chrome in 12.04. ...
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Can't move tabs in Chrome [closed]

When I try to move tabs in Chrome they always open in a new window and can't be moved back to old window. Using latest Chrome from official repository. Worked fine before with GNOME. Any ideas how ...
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Have to run Chrome from 'google-chrome --disable-bundled-ppapi-flash' command to start it after Kernel upgrade

Very recently, my kernel was upgarded from 3.2.0-25-generic to 3.2.0-26-generic through Update Manager. Since then, my google chrome cannot be opened up as usual from Dash Home or command line ...
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Why does Firefox and Chrome keep crashing? [closed]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu, installing 12.04. For a week or so everything was fine then the browsers kept crashing. Chrome constantly keeps giving me the "aw snap" window, there is no ...
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Ubuntu 12, chromium/chrome facebook not loading

this problem started with chrome, tried chromium to fix it. both have this problem, and after installed firefox no longer works with facebook. I found a threas with two fixes that work and what I need ...
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Need to fix scrolling in chrome

Im just using a regular desktop. Chrome is scrolling the wrong way and it is driving me CRAZY! I cant find options for fixing it anywhere. Normally i can just type something in google and find the ...
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Why does laptop's mute button keep blinking and ticking if I open certain websites in Chrome?

This is a very strange problem! I am using HP dv6000 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. Since last few days if I open certain websites in Chrome (e.g. Gmail, Youtube, etc.) the mute button led keeps blinking ...
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google chrome window resizes when click 12.04 kde

All windows work fine but maximized G. Chrome window starts moving whenever I click under title bar without moving the cursor, but I don't want to move the windows, just to focus. Under the title bar ...
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How do I make Chromium use Flash from Google Chrome?

Now, that Adobe has stopped issuing new releases for Linux desktops, the only option for users is to use Google Chrome, for those who want to use the latest Flash updates. I use Chromium. Is there any ...
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Flash videos go haywire in fullscreen mode in Google Chrome 20 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash player in Chrome 20? Whenever I go fullscreen on a youtube video, there is a moment of static, then the controls continuously jump all over the ...
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Chrome window freezes in Ubuntu [closed]

Sometimes, especially when I open pages that have some kind of multimedia contents, Chrome freezes. It always happens directly after opening a new tab. In contrast to the way Chrome usually has only ...
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How to make Google Chrome not start as service?

I found Google Chrome running as service after I installed it, at each reboot. This would not be a problem, if it won't eath 100% cpu. I would not like to uninstall it, but I'll be forced to do that ...
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Why does Chrome crash on websites using the Awesome font? [closed]

Since github using webfront for icons, every time I open github website that tab will crash. But other websites are not crash. I did everything I can, like disable all extensions, clean all cache, ...
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Google Chrome 20: How to workaround poor performance with Flash? [closed]

After the update to "Google Chrome 20.0.1132.47" google-chrome started to lag. It gets stuck for couple of seconds and then it resumes. The issue seems to start after I enter any flash site Running ...
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Camera problems after upgrade

After today's upgrade of 12.04 to the latest Linux kernel and Chrome to version 20 my camera (Creative Live! Cam Sicialize HD) behaves weirdly when I'm on Gmail page in Chrome: it blinks and the ...
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Can not start webhttrack

I am trying to start my webhttrack on ubuntu 12.04 precise pangolin but all i get is the opening screen. When i press any button on the page it gives me the following errors: Oops! Google Chrome ...
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Can't update google chrome

I updated google chrome from the software updates in ubuntu 12.04 , but it didn't actually update . The "about google chrome " is still showing the previous release .
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How do I configure Chrome to use the system installed Flash instead of the bundled one?

I just updated to Chrome 20.0.1132.43 which includes Flash 11.3.31.109. Since that update most of the flash videos I watch online will randomly display erratic behavior (skipping like a broken CD, ...
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How to disable the password showing up when start chrome [duplicate]

When I installed chrome and logging in my Gmail, Ubuntu ask me to protect my password with a password. How do I disable this or change password?
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Installing Chrome Java Plugin

I've been trying to install the Java plugin for Chrome for a couple hours now, and I figured it was time to ask people with more experience. I can't seem to get it working. My current Java version is ...
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Chrome crashes Ubuntu

12.04. Soon after I start Google Chrome stable version, it crashes Ubuntu--whole system goes back to logout screen. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling google-chrome-stable, beta, and chromium. ...
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Google`s Chrome won't reopen prior windows with “continue where I left off” checked

Recently chrome stopped reopening the windows/tabs from it previous sessions. Is there a way to fix this?
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Icedtea in Chrome won't load java applets

Icedtea in Chrome won't load java applets such as minecraft and runescape. It shows a gray screen instead. I've tried and failed to install the java plugin for chrome and it's left me wondering why ...
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How to install Oracle Java web plugin on Chrome in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Sun/Oracle’s proprietary Java 6/7 JRE or JDK? I've tried a whole lot of guides, but at best I ended up with neither Google Chrome not Firefox ...
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How to programatically fetch the download status of Google Chrome?

How would I go about determining if Google Chrome is downloading something, and getting the "percent-done" value of that download, from the terminal using a Python, Perl, or Bash script?
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Is it possible to add the Chrome Task Manager to the Chrome Unity quicklist?

Is it possible to add the Chrome Task Manager to the Chrome Unity quicklist as an option?
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What is Show state icon in omnibox in Google Chrome?

What is Show state icon in omnibox in Google Chrome? During the installation of plugin for backspace key, I found there "Backspace Shortcuts for Linux" I found there three options viz. Activate ...
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How to make chrome history in HUD bigger?

I was looking for a way to enlarge the history - section in the HUD (alt-menu), so that it displays more items from the history and items from longer ago. Thanks!
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Adobe flash player not working with Amazon Prime

I have ubuntu 12.04 64bit using Google Chrome. I had chromium from the app center then today amazon prime video stopped working. It told me to update Flash. So I uninstalled chromium and installed ...
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having problems with update manager

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu system, but cannot do anything with the Update Manager. It loads up 3/4 of the way and then says: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem ...
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Multiple OS on one flash drive

I currently have an Ubuntu 12.04 copy on my flash drive, but I'm wondering if I can also have another OS on the same flash drive as well. If I put another OS on the drive, how will it distinguish ...
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Specify parameters for launcher program

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have Google Chrome in my launcher and I want to add the parameter --scroll-pixels=50 when I open it. However, I don't get any option to set the command line options ...
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How to set up Google Chrome as default browser in Xubuntu

I use Xubuntu 12.04. I uninstalled Firefox and now use Google Chrome version 19.xxx. To solve this problem, I tried: galternatives the "default apps" under settings and sudo update-alternatives ...
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How to solve jitter (or stutter) playback via Chrome flash plugin?

Since the update to 12.04, there's been a problem specifically related to audio/video playback in Google Chrome. The problem only affected the Google version but not the Chromium nor the Firefox ...
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Ubuntu Freezing (Chrome Runs Out of Memory?)

My Ubuntu 12.04 freezes when I open quite a few windows. I use it at work with a dual desktop, so I usually use about 10 different tabs in two different Chrome applications. I assume Chrome runs out ...
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Monospace font too thin and spindly in Chrome

Could be related to this but I couldn't solve the problem with the fixes there. The issue is especially apparent on websites that use monospace font. For example: ...
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YouTube movies are playing too fast with chrome

I've got movies playing in fast forward in YouTube HTML 5 mode if I play it in Google Chrome. If I open it with Firefox, it plays well. Any ideas?
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Can I run Chrome stable and canary in parallel?

Is it possible to keep the two in parallel ? I know you can on windows and osx on ubuntu I get a conflict when trying to install either one if the other is installed.