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Adding parameter to default browser

I can run Browser from dash with added parameters (like google-chrome --single-process --purge-memory-button) without problem, by editing of .desktop file, but how I could reach the same by running of ...
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can't access certain web sites using Ubuntu

I can't access certain web site like: www.last.fm when I try to load any page on this site it starts with [Connecting..] in the tab title and the browser shows the [waiting for www.last.fm ..] ...
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How to lower Flash video resources usage for Chrome minimized?

I noticed that minimized or not makes no difference for CPU usage when playing Flash video in Chrome. How to fix that (seems obviously not right)? What makes it annoying is that I have video decoding ...
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How to Flash (Chrome or Firefox) hardware accelerated decoding? Something instead?

What can I do to get GPU to work on decoding Flash video? At chrome://gpu Graphics Feature Status page I see all stuff green OK like Video Decode: Hardware accelerated, yet Flash nerd statistics tell ...
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Help with Chromium Extension

In Opera I use some scripts to change the style of webpages to improve readability after they have loaded. How can I implement these scripts in Chromium using an extension, or can I make a extension ...
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How can i create unity launch icon for Chrome Evernote?

I use Evernote web app and i would like to use it separated from other Chrome tabs, as autonom web app. This is possible when i choose "Open as Window" option in Evernote Web settings. But i would ...
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Clearing all private user data from Chrome from the command line

After a cross-country move, I no longer physical access to a certain computer running Ubuntu 12.04, but I do have ssh access. I never plan on using Chrome on that computer again, and I would like to ...
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How to bring back auto scroll in Chrome?

How to bring back auto scroll in Chrome ? I'm really addicted to this feature and I feel like I'm missing a hand browsing without this feature. Can I do this in Chrome ? I'm using Ubuntu 13.10.
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Sudden flash malfunctions

I have begun having some odd problems playing Netflix, Amazon VOD, Hulu, Youtube and other flash videos. The videos play slightly faster than they should (seems to be 50% faster) and they have no ...
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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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Google chrome and askubuntu

I'm having a strange problem since the new installation of Ubuntu 13.10 x64. here is a screenshot as you see my badge icons are not loading and vote buttons are messed (I haven't even touched them-up ...
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iBus Japanese input Anthy does not work in Chrome after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 - what's wrong ?

My Chrome version is 31.0.1650.63. After the upgrade to 13.10 I struggled to get the Anthy (iBus) input back and working. I thought I had at last but now I discovered that it works pretty much ...
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upgraded to 13.04 now getting JREDetection "Your security settings have blocked an untrusted application from running

I upgraded Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 upgraded java to 1.8.0-ea-b118 and still cannot run my application to connect to my office. I have checked all the options and spent all day looking for hits on this ...
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Multiple and selected attribute not displaying in browsers

I've been watching HTML5 tutorial videos by a guy named Bob Tabor and have come across a little problem I just can't find an answer for, so I'm sorry if I'm asking the wrong people. I can't figure out ...
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unable to install chrome: libxss1 not statifiable

OS: Ubuntu 13.10 dual booting windows 8.1 (both 64 bit) So I have downloaded chrome from the chrome download website, and when i double click to open it, it opens up software center, and it says ...
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How to start Chrome always in “Incognito Mode”? [closed]

So... I found a solution to be able to open Chrome on 12.04 in Incognito Mode by default (How do I make Google Chrome open Incognito by default in 12.04?). I can't seem to get it to open consistently ...
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Chrome icon lost from panel

Here are the screen shots: A zoom in of the bottom panel: As you can see, on Ubuntu's the bottom panel, the chrome icon is missing, how can I get it back? I tried to completely remove chrome and ...
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switch audio output from PA to jack, breaks audio on google-chrome

I occasionally switch audio output from the ubuntu default pulse-audio to jack. this has created several problems that I haven't managed to fix in the past (no sound from firefox ever again, then ...
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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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Black screen when fullscreening Twitch

When I am watching a stream on twitch and activate fullscreen, the stream works properly in fullscreen. The issue occurs when I close fullscreen and try to open it again. The stream doesn't fullscreen ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 (Google Account - Google Chrome) Icon Issue

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10. I went to the Google Chrome website using default Firefox, downloaded 64 bit chrome, went through the process of the software center, and opened Chrome. However, every ...
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Saving Gmail attachments using drag and drop results in a link, not a file

When I open a message in Gmail and attempt to save an attachment using the drag and drop method, (click on the file icon and drag it to a folder or the desktop) the resulting file in the destination ...
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Chrome icon replaced by New Tab - Google Chrome

I'm new to Ubuntu, just installed it on my ChromeBook a few days ago. So please forgive me. My problem is with Google Chrome. I have it installed and working, but when I open it and start browsing, a ...
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Web sites do not work when I am logged into Google Chrome or need to log in to Google

This problem is really weird. If I log into Google chrome, I can not use Google to search. And I cant log in to sites like this one and Stack Overflow with my Google account. The pages time out with ...
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How do I migrate Google Chrome bookmarks from XP to Ubuntu?

I've just swtiched from XP to Ubuntu. I've installed Google Chrome to Ubuntu. I have my XP Chrome folder on an external hard drive including the bookmarks file. I was thinking I could just go to the ...
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Where does the YouTube video files stored on system nowadays? [duplicate]

When I open a youtube video with firefox I could not find any video file inside ~/.mozilla/firefox/<some_string>.default/Cache/. I also tried with google-chrome like, ps ax | grep flash ls -l ...
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Ad not from this site

I am having a problem when I am browsing the web on Ubuntu 13.10. Whenever I browse, I start seeing ads with it saying ads not from this site!!! Search on Google and it will say it's adware! How do ...
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Chrome 30 completely broken in Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed chrome from the deb file (64 bit) and it is completely broken! Almost every page gives basic javascript errors, the window freezes every few minutes, there are lots of visual glitches ...
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How to fix missing libudev.so.0 for Chrome to start again?

Trying to start chrome yields in following error on the command line: /opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Problem playing some youtube videos [closed]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on some friend machine. He's migrating from Windows XP, and i'm his guide. Right now he's having a problem with some youtube videos. ...
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No Sound in HTML5 and Google Chrome after update to 13.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 I have no sound for HTML5 players in Google Chrome Browser. Firefox works. Flash Players are working. No sound on Youtube when using HTML5. No sound on vimeo (They ...
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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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“Your profile could not be opened correctly.” while opening Chrome(ium)

The Error reads: Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable. Please check that the profile exists and you have permission to read and write its contents. I have ...
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Is there a way to change the delay of the Tooltip on Browsers? [closed]

I don't like the long delay for Tooltip.I was wondering if there was a way to change the delay of the tooltip in Chrome brower.
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Help installing some Java and Flash

I have Git now and some other stuff, but I've looked around and all and I don't get very helpful information. I've used these instructions: Download the latest version of Flash Player from the Adobe ...
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Google Chrome will not exit fullscreen mode

I am running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10, have latest stable google-chrome version 30.0.1599.114-1. Whenever I enter fullscreen mode by pressing F11, it would not allow me to exit this mode by pressing F11. ...
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Chromium/Chrome tabs crashes on Ubuntu/Edubuntu 12.04.3

For some reason the tabs of Chromium and Chrome have started to crash (He's dead Jim) when running on Ubuntu or Edubuntu 12.04.3. It seems to happen only when I log in. I tried the browsers on Ubuntu ...
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How to correctly view htm files containing Kanji in the web browser?

I am trying to read parallel English-Japanese texts. When I open them in Firefox or Chromium, I just see gibberish like: But when I view the markup in Kate, I see the characters displayed ...
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menubar visible pipelight on secondray screen

First of all, here is my setup : Ubuntu 13.04 on a laptop, main display is the laptop screen, secondary display is my tv Chrome Pipelight (microsoft silverlight running through wine) a silverlight ...
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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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Page titles disapeared from chrome tabs after upgrading to 13.10

After upgrading my Ubuntu to 13.10, Chrome is not showing titles of websites in tabs (only favicons). Any idea whats wrong?
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Global menu not working in 13.10

After upgrading to 13.10 the global menu doesn't show for some applications like Terminal and Chrome. Is this a bug or is it normal? Thanks in advance.
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google-chrome install/upgrading failed in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

if i try to install, this shows up: sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
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How do I fix unsatisfied dependency and install Chrome in 13.10? [duplicate]

When I try to install chrome I get the error message dependency is not satisfiable: lib32gcc1 (>= 1.4.1.1). What do I do to install chrome (version 30.0.1599.101-1)?
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Unable to install google chrome in ubuntu12.04 via “google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb”

after typing the command " sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb " The follwing error occurs. How can I fix this? Can somebody help me. Please...!! ...
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New search tab page on Chromium defaults to "fvdsearch? Why?

The URL bar still uses Google by default for search, but if I click ona suggested link or anything like that, it opens a new tab with fvdsearch as the search provider? I don't understand why. Is it ...
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Protected Videos not Playing Ubuntu 13.10 (Amazon Prime)

I am unable to play Amazon Prime videos with the Chrome/Firefox browser. I've tried deleting the Flash folder and re-installed the OS. Ubuntu 13.10 Flash Version: flashplugin-installer ...
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Chrome home page is set to an unwanted website, how do I change it?

When I use Chrome and go to a page, automatically and without doing anything, it goes to a redirect to the page repelis.tv and then to recpelis.com. What can I do? Now I'm using Firefox, but I prefer ...
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Installing Google Chrome in Ubuntu 13.10 Error [How-To] [closed]

Install Google Chrome in Google website, double click the downloaded file, opened up in Ubuntu Software Centre, when I click Install, on the left besides install button it says "only install this file ...
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All chromium extensions throw errors since update to 13.10 [closed]

Since updating to 13.10 all chromium extensions generate errors: chrome.extension is not available: 'extension' is not allowed for specified context type content script, extension page, web page, ...