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Sound/Video playing in slow motion on 12.04 with Bluetooth + Chrome, but not Firefox

I have been using the same Plantronics BT Headset with my HP laptop and BT USB dongle running 12.04 since 12.04 came out. Just in the last week or two I have started to have a problem where playing ...
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Github and many other website not loading

Recently I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop. After that, most of the websites don't load in Firefox or Chrome either. I tried to ping those websites with Terminal but ping is fine with Terminal ...
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Wireless is slow on Ubuntu, fine on Windows dual boot?

I know there's been a lot of questions about this, but most seem to have been while using Wubi, or were router and or chipset specific. For me, internet on my ubuntu partition is slow to start, ...
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Turn off trackpad scroll “momentum”

So when I flick my fingers while scrolling on my trackpad, the page continues to scroll even after my fingers have left it. I don't like this, however, because then when I switch to a different tab in ...
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How to get Hangouts Chrome webapp window in Ubuntu? (without opening Chrome browser)

Is there anyway I can get the Hangouts Chrome App window in Ubuntu 13.04 if I close the Chrome Browser? ps -eaf| grep chrome This gives me that there are few instance of Chrome is running and ...
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Internet Not Working After Rebooting Computer

so basically, I downloaded an audio driver because my speakers were really quiet and I wanted to see if it would fix it. It wanted me to do a reboot, so I did. And that's where everything went wrong. ...
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An error occurred, please run package manager

I have just upgraded my Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.04. Unfortunately the top bar now has a little red circle with a minus sign in it. When I click it, it opens a box with the ...
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Visiting url (newegg) causes Ubuntu to crash and logout

For some reason Ubuntu crashes / logout when I go to newegg. I don't think it's a newegg-specific problem, because it only happens in Chrome (Firefox works) and I've had a similar problem when using ...
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Sound is too fast in chrome using Flash player

I have NPAPI flash player disabled and everything runs fine until I use VLC player. So, the thing is: I open Chrome, then VLC, watch the movie there (not necessary till the end), stop it and then ...
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Urdu Fonts not rendering Properly in chrome

Chrome in ubuntu is not rendering the urdu Fonts properly.It is showing gibberish characters not able to read. Especially on Facebook font is not working. Ahh after a long time im back. Still not ...
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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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Hangouts Webapp in Chrome Linux version

Recently I installed Chrome v27 in my Ubuntu 13.04 (32 bit) Desktop OS. Then installed few extensions, one of them is "Hangouts" for Chrome WebApp... In my Windows version of Chrome App, I am able ...
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Profile error when launching Google Chrome

Whenever I launch Google Chrome, a window is displayed which contains this message: Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable. Please check that the profile ...
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How do I enable the official Java plugin in the latest version of Google Chrome?

I was using Chromium, which runs smoothly, and was forced to upgrade to Chrome (mega.co.nz obliged me to). Now I can't execute applets in Chrome. Checking the installed plugins in both browsers, I see ...
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Installing Chrome browser on Ubuntu 13.4 [duplicate]

An error such as libudev0>=147 prevents chrome to be installed on Ubuntu 13.4... What happens? Chromium browser is correctly installed on the same system.
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Chrome seems to be making my ubuntu crash. How can I see what's causing it? [duplicate]

For the last 3-4 months I have been experiencing random system crashes: the screen just hangs and nothing can move. Also I can't ssh into my box. On some days it doesn't happen at all, and on others ...
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Adf.ly tells me I need to enable cookies in Firefox and Chrome

I'm using Chrome and using Firefox is not really an option. I want to download stuff for Minecraft but Adf.ly is not working. It tells me I need to enable cookies and I did but its still not ...
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Google chrome profile in use; browser does not start anymore

This is the problem when i click on google chrome: The profile appears to be in use by process 2747 on host uber-c07b01. If you are sure no other processes are using this profile, delete the file ...
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Performance of Chrome Hangouts extension [closed]

I just installed the Chrome extension for Google Hangouts. Since then, I experience a lot more CPU usage of the chrome process(es). Up to 100% at times! Does anyone else experience similar issues? ...
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Problem with IDM integration

I have installed the IDM in Ubuntu through Wine. When I integrate IDM with chrome I had select the "use advanced browser integration" in option. When I select that, a new window opens that have a ...
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about:blank opens in Chromium when I type into the dash

Here's a rather odd problem I'm having. Whenever I open the dash and type into it, Chromium opens up and opens an "about:blank" tab for just about every letter I write into the dash. Why is it doing ...
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App Install Problems to 13.04

Has Ubuntu 13.04 a new set of installation procedures from 12.04, and what are they please? An install of 13.04 has problems with certain installs of software, all that install correctly to a load ...
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What is this strange spontaneous Facebook/Google Chrome popup?

Recently my Ubuntu 12.10 system has started the following strange behavior: A Google Chrome window will pop up, trying to load this URL: ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: can't connect to many sites (including github) in Firefox and Chrome

[I have posted the same issue on Ubuntu forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2145713 . I am repeating it here to see if I can find an answer here.] I installed Ubuntu 13.04 recently, and ...
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Ubuntu Chromium browser - how to define zoom percentage via command line launch?

I have Chromium browser running as Ubuntu Desktop, when i launch my system i need to set the Chromium browser zoom percentage to 79%, so that it always remain default. Using command line, how do i ...
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Installed google chrome but I cannot launch it. It does not appear on dash? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 64bit and tried to install Google Chrome on my machine following these command lines. wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb sudo ...
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dynamic switch between audio (applications) source

Formuling a question was quite hard :) I would like to know if there is a way to force the soundoutput to play the last audio stream started, reduce the volume of the actual audio source and when the ...
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Google Chrome 64bit window drags on resize

It's easy to tell what the problem is in the picture, but in Chrome when I re-size the window everything kind of .... drags. Only Chrome does this. I've tried the 64 bit version of Chrome, the 32 bit ...
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How to launch google-chrome with custom parameters by default?

I want to launch chrome and chromium from the unity launcher with the --purge-memory-button option. For chromium I was able to add the above parameter to /etc/chromium-browser/default but that's not ...
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Chrome won't work and won't let me uninstall it

At one point I was using Chrome and then one day it just stopped working. All of a sudden it would open but the "Oh Snap" warning would come up. It doesn't matter what I do, it only shows the "Oh ...
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How to install Opera Browser?

I am trying to install opera browser from the terminal. I downloaded the 'debian' installer because it didn't show up in software center. It completely destroyed my software center - it is frozen ...
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Error when trying to install Google Chrome [duplicate]

I have problems when trying to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu Software Center and Terminal. On Ubuntu Software Center On Terminal How do I install Google Chrome? UPDATE I have tried sudo ...
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In 13.04, Google Chrome won't install [duplicate]

I have installed 13.04 on my laptop but whenever I try to install Google Chrome from the .deb file, it says: "Dependency is not satisfiable: libudev0 (>= 147)". I have searched the repositories and ...
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How can I open these .docx files from Chrome more quickly?

This is a very specific question. I'm a lawyer from Chile, the thing is we use a webpage to check on the state of our judiciary cases. The problem when I started using Ubuntu (and Chromium) is that ...
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How come I can't resize Google Chrome's window less than 595px?

For some reason I can not resize Chrome's window to less than 595 px on Ubuntu 12.10. I can resize Firefox's window to 0 px. Also I can resize the Chrome window to a very small size on Windows. This ...
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Terminal command to open URL's in default and non-default browser

I found this Ask Ubuntu question about how to open a URL in your default browser using the Terminal. Basically, you use the command xdg-open http://google.com My default browser is Firefox. But ...
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Magnet links don't work in Google Chrome

Just some days ago magnet links stopped working in Google Chrome, but it works fine in Firefox. Tested to disable all extensions, but it still don't work. Any suggestions? Running Ubuntu 12.04.2.
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Can't load some domain

I can't load some domain on my ubuntu 13.04: youtube.com translate.google.com drive.google.com vk.com When I ping them they are responding: PING youtube.com (217.119.79.59) 56(84) bytes of data. ...
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Google Chrome crashing when start download

I got a strange problem with ubuntu 13.04 and google-chrome Google chrome keeps crashing when i download something. And i can't see detailed chrome log because chrome://crashes/ is disabled and it ...
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How do I move the window buttons of Google Chrome to left? [duplicate]

I updated Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using Gnome Shell 3.6. After the update, the window buttons from e.g. Google Chrome are displayed on the right side (close, minimize, maximize). In 12.10, I believe I ...
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Is there a work around to get protected Hulu or Amazon Prime instant videos working?

When I went to watch some only episodes of star trek on Amazon Prime, the player would get stuck on updating. I followed the instructions here and doing so actually worked for 3 seconds. It was the ...
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How to install Google Chrome on ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I am trying to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 13.04, but it does not install. Output: Selecting previously unselected package google-chrome-stable. (Reading database ... 173123 files and directories ...
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Google Chrome does not open

When I click on the Google Chrome icon from the launcher it does not open. I tried searching in the dash and clicking on its icon but it does not open at all. I tried the terminal as well, like this: ...
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Weird issue with bootstrap icons on html pages

I'm on top of Ubuntu 13.04, and when Firefox (and/or Chrome) renders a bootstrap icon, the result is the one I show on the screenshot. Click to open a full-resolution image. I don't find any info ...
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Installed Ubuntu on chromebook, Ubuntu asks for password that wasn't ever set

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my chromebook. It didn't asked me for a password at first, but when I attempted to install a software from the store it's asking me for a password which I never set. As ...
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Youtube video useless after the last update

After some updates recently, Youtube videos now run extremely jerkily. Almost like they are swimming in superglue. It also slows my computer down to a speed akin to a snail on diazepam. Running Ubuntu ...
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Pictures don't show up in Facebook if I use Ubuntu

A few days ago my browser(Firefox) has stopped loading images when using Facebook.com . I tried Google-chrome and it turned out that photos don't load up there too. However, The pictures show up ...
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How to get online Movie Rental Service to Work

I turned to Ubuntu 12.10 (and then Mint...and then back) as a means for giving one last leg to an old PC. I'm thrifty, and thought Ubuntu's UI was very attractive. As it stands, I love how Ubuntu ...
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How can I get Amazon Instant Video to work? [duplicate]

I have flash, which seems to have dead ended at 11.2. I have the latest chrome 23.xxx.x..x, but neither of those allow me to watch Amazon Instant video. I can disable pepper, but then the 11.2 on my ...
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How to install packages that is already downloaded? [duplicate]

I am new to linux environment.I am using windows. Recenty I downloaded the google chrome and tried to install it but failed.Then I saw a tutorial which had this command wget ...