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How to make the browser pop to the front when clicking on links from another app?

For example, when I click on a link on thunderbird, the link is opened in a new tab in chrome, which is great BUT, chrome stays in the background :( Same with FF when it was the default browser. ...
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PHP on the browser just asks to open or download [duplicate]

I got a Php file and i am trying to open it with Firefox, but that does not happen what info should i provide? what i see is that it wants to download the file and not see it. I have Apache 2 and Php ...
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flash player working in firefox and not in chrome

I have ubuntu 14.04 and latest firefox and chrome versions, videos are working on firefox normally but on chrome is not working, I tried both sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze and logout

I've upgraded kernel two days ago following these instructions. I have Dell Inspiron 15 3542, uname -a is: Linux Maschina 4.2.0-35-generic #40~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 18 16:37:35 UTC 2016 x86_64 ...
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distorted images, flash not loading properly, and chrome crashing on start

Yesterday I noticed several strange things happening. I noticed flash crash on BBC iplayer - I could not get it to start properly even after re-installing - it will load, but when you press play it ...
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Why do some Chrome Apps don't display a Unity launcher icon?

Some Chrome(ium) Apps don't properly display an icon in the Unity launcher. Example: Signal Messenger Screenshot of the Unity icon: Screenshot of chrome:apps: Content of ...
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Trouble outputing audio CHROME/FIREFOX

I am having trouble using the headphone jack on Ubuntu 15.10 in a iMac. I have sound output coming from the OS and from the test inside sound control panel, but not from browsers and some apps. I can ...
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Chrome loses default-incognito setting after every update. How to fix?

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10. I need to start Chrome (not Chromium) in incognito mode by default. I edited /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop and I replaced the following line: ...
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How to specify Wifi/Ethernet connection by software?

I want my terminal connecting to LAN through wired Ethernet connection, while Chrome connection to Internet through wifi. Is it possible to specify the connection by software?
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>4GB Free and Merely Closing Tabs Causes Chrome to Thrash Disk

The red light stays on, I can't click on even the launcher bar, occasionally the windows "grey out" and all because I'm merely trying to close Chrome tabs? With most of my 8GB RAM free according to ...
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How secure is the chromium browser compared to chrome? [duplicate]

Now that chrome has ended support for 32 bit linux, I was wondering if chromium is as secure and as reliable as chrome. If not what changes can be made to chromeium?
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Bookmark or open selected browsing history items in Google Chrome?

When looking at chrome://history/ for my browsing history in Google Chrome browser, fter I select some items by checking the boxes in front of them, can I bookmark them or open them at once? The ...
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When synced with other devices, how to show and edit the history on the current device only?

I am looking at chrome://history/ for my browsing history in Google Chrome browser. It shows the histories from all the devices synced with my Google Account. How can I show the history from the ...
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chrome, safari freezing system on ubuntu 14.04.4 64 bit

I have moved back to a dualboot again after a year without Ubuntu, could not live without it! Only problem I have now, when i installed, chromium, chrome or even safari, after I watched a video in ...
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Netflix and Amazon Vid only work when Chrome is launched as app from command line in Ubuntu 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10. I've installed firefox and latest chrome from download. I've also installed pipelight and flash player plugins. When I try to watch Amazon videos or Netflix, I get the ...
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Need Chromium/Adobe Flash player on 32 bit syatem

I'm new to ubuntu(ubuntu 14.04) and have an ancient 32-bit system.I need the flash player to run(latest version).SO,for that,How do i install chromium?.i already tried using the command terminal(sudo ...
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Anyone else still getting Chrome updates on 12.04 64-bit?

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on a chromebook (ChrUbuntu) and have the Chrome browser installed. Upon opening Chrome, I get the message that it won't receive updates, and a link to Google's page which says ...
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How to remove Ubuntu Software Center sections after uninstalling an app?

I once have downloaded chrome for my 14.04 ubuntu. After a while, I've uninstalled it but at Ubuntu Software Center it keeps showing Google section when I click at the down arrow besides "All ...
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Avoid Chrome to check for internet connection (PHP/Chrome/ubuntu 14.04)

I have a slideshow that cache all files in the browser. If i unplug the internet cable, it will run the slideshow from cache. And it will detect internet if I plug the internet cable back in. But, if ...
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Whats the best way to install Ubuntu on a Samsung Chromebook?

I have been wondering what's the best way to install Ubuntu, on a Samsung Chromebook 2 Specification: Intel Celeron with 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of flash storage. I am really not sure if that will be ...
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How to change Chrome selected color in Ambiance theme

Basically I want to change Chrome selected color(when you select text in a page or select text in the adress bar of the browser) from orange to grayish kind of color. I want to change it only for ...
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In chrome mouse pointer does not change when hovering

Oddly whenever I use chrome the mouse state doesn't update. I do not observe the same problems with Firefox. Symptoms: Mouse pointer will retain whatever form it has when first interacting with the ...
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Some items in Chrome context menu not highlighted

When mousing over context menu items in Chrome, only some of them get highlighted. I can still click on all of them, though. Kubuntu 14.04 Chrome 49.0.2623.87 (64-bit) Intel GPU Dell Precision 5510 ...
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Xfinity video not playing

When I try to watch Xfinity/Comcast videos, the actual video does not load. I have installed Flash, then installed Pipelight and enabled Silverlight, Flash, Shockwave, and Unity3d. Other Silverlight ...
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Google Chrome not updating 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 (great so far) and about two weeks ago, the update center started complaining about repository information. It looks like the culprit was dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable ...
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When clicking URL in E-Mail client switch to browser window

I want to switch to opened browser window or start new browser window in the current Desktop/Viewport. When I click a link in Thunderbird, that will open a new Tab in existing browser session/window ...
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keyboard not accepting input after opening Chrome or Chromium in VNC session in Ubuntu 15

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and 15.04 on a couple of servers that I admin and access using VNC sessions most of the time. When I open Chrome or Chromium in these machines, the system asks me to unlock ...
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What is my Chrome password?

A pop up message comes up when I try to open google chrome, it says: Enter the password of chrome to run the application 'google-chrome'. I don't remember putting any password to it when I installed ...
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Problem with Apt fetching updates [duplicate]

When I tried to update apt's local package index, I am getting an error % sudo apt-get update Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease ... lots or repositories ... Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Can't run chromedriver and google-chrome-stable at the same time

Up until now I've been using chromium as my default browser and have been running java-selenium test automation with chromedriver (which I've downloaded and manually specified its location to the ...
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Opening new tab freezes Chrome (14.04)

My Ubutnu 14.04 LTS freezes (including the mouse) on opening new tab on Chrome Version 49.0.2623.75 (64-bit). I have tried disabling and enabling "Override system preferences" for GPU, and this has ...
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How to move google-chrome notifications back to the up right corner in Ubuntu 15.10?

I know that the native notifcation link does not work anymore but that is okay for me. But since the last update to google-chrome 49, the notifications of chrome pop up at the bottom from time to ...
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Chrome suddenly ignoring scroll settings

I am running Kubuntu 12.04 and Chrome Version 49.0.2623.75 (64-bit). In my KDE settings I have set to invert the scroll direction (so it's Mac-like) and until this morning (Mar 8 2016) all worked ...
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Chrome freezes after unlock screen Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have two laptops, one running on Ubuntu 14.4 Cinnamon DE, and the other with Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa Cinnamon too. I notice a strange behavior on both laptops If I try to unlock the screen while chrome ...
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error 404 installing google chrome

I had problems with Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 so I uninstalled it. Now, when I'm trying to install the 32bit version from the google website, I keep getting an error 404. I have tried other ...
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Update Google Chrome Stable [duplicate]

Note : This question is not a duplicate. Answers from similar questions do not work. Note II : It is not a duplicate of NODATA error. Are you guys kidding me ?! Note III : Even the NODATA error has ...
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change language in chrome without changing system language

I installed Ubuntu recently and downloaded google-chrome. Unfortunately, the chrome works in my system language (English) and I want it to work in Hebrew instead. Change language - chrome settings ...
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Google Chrome support for Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit and I still get the message on Chrome saying that my OS will no longer be supported. Is this the case or does this only apply to 32-bit installations?
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Ubuntu USB stick for Chromebook

I have searched and still can not figure out how to get Ubuntu installed onto a USB drive. I've ran both the "s9yrd" and "tnyga" commands, but to no avail. I either get a no such file directory or ...
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Can not Setup Google Chromecast on Ubuntu 14.04 (Chrome extension -> Set up a new Cast device doesn't work)

I have searched for hours with google and askubuntu.com but I have no solution found for setup google chromecast on ubuntu 14.04. When I go in the google chrome extension under options and then "Set ...
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Browser saves no cookies and always asks to be the standard browser

Since i upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 (AMD64) i have some issues First, my browser dont save any cookies and always asks to be the default browser. and my second problem is that i get a error message ...
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Chrome doesn't have a icon?

I have downloaded and installed Chrome but couldn't find its icon in the dash. Is it normal? I checked /.local/share/applications and there aren't any .desktop entries. I know locking Chrome to ...
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Chrome package Busted

Running Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome 64bit I recently have tried to install an extension to chrome and the install process had an error and told me to restart the app. When I closed chrome it did not ...
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How Do I Update Firefox's Adobe flash and Chrome's Version(alng with the Unity Plugin)

I am Not sure How to Update Adobe flash On My PC. It Says "Fire Fox Has Banned The Outdated Plugin Adobe flash from running on this site"and when I click on unblock it says that it needs to be updated ...
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How to remove “tradeexchange.com” link opening everytime in Chrome[ubuntu 15.10]

I am on Ubunbtu 15.10. In either Firefox or Chrome, everytime i click a link, a rouge link called "tradeexchange.com" opens. I tried everything - but i am unable to remove this. I cleared all the ...
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/opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libnvidia-glsi.so.352.79

I am running google, but get error /opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libnvidia-glsi.so.352.79: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I find ...
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Unable to access network err_network_changed

I get this on Chrome under Wiley more and more. I have reset my router and cleared the cache. Any ideas on what is causing it? Under windows it is a DNS lookup error I think.
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Where can I find the Unicode Emoticon set?

I am trying to find a suitable font that contains the Unicode Emoticon set. When an iPhone user sends me some emoticons over Google Hangouts they render either incorrectly or not at all. The problem ...
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Font rendering in chrome is weird

The font is Arial. Is there a way to fix it? Tried reinstalling Freetype but nothing. Also, I do not have MSfonts installed.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes using both FireFox, Chrome and Rhythmbos at the same time

Has anyone experienced Ubuntu 14.04 to freeze up while you are using either FireFox, or Chrome while using Rhythmbox Music Box? My computer has the following installed: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Memory: 8G ...