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Installing IcedTeaPlugin for Chrome

I am trying to get the java plugin to work on chrome but have failed so far. I made symbolic links for the two files : IcedTeaPlugin.so and libjavaplugin.so I made the links in the file section ...
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Google Chrome messed icons and fonts [duplicate]

Strange things happen to my Google Chrome (35.0.1916.114) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Before After As you can see icons and fonts are different and also tab styles changed. Sometimes after system ...
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Chrome OS and Ubuntu

I started using Ubuntu a few weeks ago, so I decided to install it also on my Chromebook. It feels so nice, but I get this error when I try to update Ubuntu: W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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Videos stopped playing on every website

I have an HP chrome-book 14. I've installed the Ubuntu 12.4 OS on it so I could begin learning to code. Because I prefer the Chrome browser, I've also installed Google Chrome stable (Version ...
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Chrome unity shortcut acting up

Whenever I click on my chrome shortcut I get a new window (as expected) but I also get a new Unity entry with a different icon (one from an iconset I had been using before upgrading to 14.04 - don't ...
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There is a way to change Google Chrome icon on status bar?

I'm running Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 and I noticed that there is a Google Chrome icon on my status bar - I think is because of the background apps. There is a way to change the icon to ...
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dpkg google-chrome corrupt invalid status

I can't get this to resolve itself, can I get some help? Setting up google-chrome-stable (34.0.1847.116-1) ... update-alternatives: error: /var/lib/dpkg/alternatives/google-chrome corrupt: invalid ...
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Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 Freezes My Laptop

When I install google chrome on my ubuntu 12.04 and start working in chrome, my computer freezes. I can't move my mouse or do anything, so I must force shut down and hold the power button on my ...
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Youtube occasionally giving black screen

I know that there were many questions about youtube giving blackscreen, but I went through a lot of them on none was my problem. I am using Chrome 32bit, basically, youtube sometimes stops working for ...
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Ubuntu - Chrome OS look

Is it possible to somehow apply the look of chrome os on ubuntu? I need exactly the same look :D
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Problems after xampp install via xampp-linux-1.8.3-2-installer.run

I just installed xampp via xampp-linux-1.8.3-2-installer.run on ubuntu 12.04. It required root access, so I used sudo bash. Now the option to re-open recently closed tabs stopped working on all ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Google Chrome installation, Dependency is not satisfiable:lib32gcc1 [duplicate]

I tried to install Google Chrome on 12.04 and I get the following message: Dependency is not satisfiable:lib32gcc1(>=1:4.1.1) I am pretty new to Ubuntu, so I don't know what to do. Any ideas?
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One page won't load

I have ubuntu 13.04 and i have a problem loading just one page, every other work normally. The page is "moodle.pmfst.hr", i tried to open it in google chrome, firefox and opera but none would load ...
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Make Chrome use Firefoxe's Flash

Google chrome is giving me a lot of problems with flash. FLash works fine in firefox. Can I make chrome use the flash player from firefox?
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Lenovo X131e Chromebook Ubuntu installation

Has anyone been able to successfully install Ubuntu on a Lenovo X131e Chromebook? I'm able to run the scripts and install it but after it completes the install I cannot get Ubuntu to start, it just ...
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Free download manager (using wine) browser (in ubuntu) integration?

i'm a new windows to Linux immigrant. I personally love Free download manager (.exe) for downloading. i installed it on Ubuntu using wine. it works perfectly. but how do i configure for browser ...
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Can't Play Protected Content on Youtube

Bear with me, because I'm no developer/coder... I can't play protected content on Youtube on my Acer nettop running Ubuntu 13.04. I've followed the advice here ...
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Installed google chrome beta but it shows stable version

First I uninstalled chrome using below command sudo apt-get remove google-chrome-stable Then I installed chrome beta on ubuntu 12.04 using below command sudo apt-get install google-chrome-beta ...
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Horizontal lines in Chrome Developer Tools while scrolling

Anyone seeing colorful horizontal lines when scrolling in chrome developer tools? I posted more info and a screenshot to the Chrome Product Form here a while back but posting here as well in case ...
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Chrome suddenly works very bad

I was using chrome for years without any problem, suddenly about a week ago some pages stop opening, sometime it takes minutes to load a page and sometimes it doesn't load any pages at all. ...
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Why Chrome do not start from launcher after I closed the lid?

I've closed the laptop cover, freezing the computer, before dinner. When I came back, I entered the password and tried to resume the active applications, Chrome and Firefox (from launcher). Chrome ...
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Poor Chrome performance in minimal xsession

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, and I'm trying to create a minimal Chrome browser only setup, and have tried adding our script that runs google-chrome to .xinitrc and running startx (this answer: ...
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“Leave This Page” button. Prevent from loading

I had a website come up that said my system was locked and I had to pay money to get it unlocked. Additionally, there was a window with "Leave This Page" button and "Stay On This Page" button. ...
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Unexpected System Failure

This is a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. I did not uninstall anything. I did add the following though: • google-musicmanager-beta • MusicBrainz Picard • Clementine • ps3mediaserver Here are my ...
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Several online media players don't work in Firefox but they do in Chrome

I have noticed that I have not been able to play audio or video from a few different players in Firefox for a while, namely videos from the Canal + Zapping website and music from the Free Music ...
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chrubuntu 12.04 lts stopped working need help?

I installed a new kernel version for Ubuntu and rebooted it stopped working, And then i tried going to chrome OS and back to Ubuntu and it just gives me a full screen command prompt that just allows ...
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Chrome / Flash problems

I just installed 12.04 LTS on my mother's Dell Inspiron 660s (all standard hardware straight from the factory except some extra RAM). I did this because she hated the Windows 8 that came standard on ...