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Can't install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 off a USB stick. I have tried to install Chrome via the Software Center and it says installing and then goes back to "install" a second later. I have also tried via Terminal ...
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How to dispatch clicked URLs to specific browser based on domain (as OSX Choosy does)

I am trying to replicate the functionality of Choosy (https://www.choosyosx.com/) under Ubuntu 16.04. In particular, I want to have it set up so that when I click in a non-browser application on a ...
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How to turn off Chrome notifications? [duplicate]

I am on Ubuntu 14.04, with Google Chrome I have problem with these journal and Facebook notifications that pop up all the time. I have set up content settings, do not allow any site to show ...
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Scrolling issues with chrome

So I recently started using Ubuntu (16.04) over Windows on my Thinkpad Yoga 14. Everything is working perfectly and I'm loving it so far but, I've been using Chrome my whole life and now when I try to ...
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Chrome webgl issue

Guys I know it seems a duplicated issue but I read the previous answers and none of them worked for me so I opened this issue here. I use ubuntu 16.04 nvdia drivers 361 (recommended) and google ...
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lxc and google chrome cannot open display

I'm trying to run google chrome from an lxc container, but it fails despite my repeated attempts and various tweaks. ERROR:browser_main_loop.cc(271)] Gtk: cannot open display: :0.0 Here is my ...
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Update to chrome 51?

How to update chrome 49 to chrome 51? I searched on the Internet and found this answer , I tried it but it didn't solve my problem. On windows I had only to go to about and find the new update. Any ...
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Remove adwares ( taboola, outbrain etc ) from Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu

How to remove "around the web" by outbrain or recommended by taboola from google chrome or firefox on ubuntu ? I tried removing content of rm -r ~/.config/google-chrome install and re-install ...
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Can not watch any videos on Youtube using Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to solve this issue but no luck so far. I tried two of these link1 and link2links out of many. I also manually installed the flash from Adobe here but no luck. I can hear only the ...
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Why doesn't the chrome dev channel upgrade Chrome via apt-get upgrade anymore?

I was using the Chrome dev channel for a while and was used to getting updates via: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Recently I discovered though that my dev channel remains the same and I ...
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Scroll reverts to top or bottom of page after click

I'm having trouble with the scroll position on a website resetting after a click. If I scroll down (using a touchpad) on a webpage in Chrome to the middle of a page then middle click to open a link in ...
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Chromium not able to install the extensions from Chrome Webstore

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr version installed in my system(32bit). And my Chromium version is 50.0.2661.102. When I try to install any extension from Chrome Webstore (https://chrome.google.com/...
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Problem with Google Chrome dock icon on 16.04

My problem is that when I minimize a chrome window and I want to maximize it again by clicking the chrome icon in the dock for about a second everything looks like it's crashing (system interface ...
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Install packages from terminal while other applications are running?

Sometimes I find myself installing packages from terminal while chrome is running (because I m following the instructions on how to install). Sometimes some other applications may also be running or ...
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Need help installing Google Chrome and other applications [duplicate]

I currently need to use my computer for my online college courses. However, I am not able to install the programs I need, such as my bookstore app and Google Chrome. How can I install these ...
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Per-app volume control (16.04 LTS)

I'd like to control the volume on each application I use in Ubuntu, but in Sound settings --> Applications and in pavucontrol I only get Chrome and System sounds. How can I control the volume of ...
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Error on opening Google Chrome

This happens every time I try to open Google Chrome, what does it mean and what should I do to solve it?
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Problem playing hotstar videos

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed on my PC. I have a problem playing Hotstar videos on google chrome. Version of google chrome: 51.0.2704.63 (64-bit). All other videos of youtube are playing normally ...
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Google chrome and chromium

What are the major technical differences between google chrome and chromium that makes chromium running on my ubuntu smoothly while google chrome is expanding and killing both my CPU and RAM ?
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I want to install google-chrome-stable [duplicate]

root@mcdartey-hp-g56-notebook-pc:/home/mcdartgey# dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package google-chrome-stable. (Reading database ... 221126 files and ...
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When I watch a video online the screen turns off after a few minutes

in some sites when I watch a movie in a browser and I don't touch the computer the screen turns off. In other sites like Youtube I don't have that problem. I tried using caffeine but I don't like the ...
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Cannot create Chrome controlled person - add person screen hangs forever

I tried to enable password protected accounts in Chrome on 16.04. When I add a regular person in Chrome, it takes 1s or less. However, when I try to create a controlled user, the add user screen ...
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Google Chrome isn't working on ubuntu 15.10

I also tried to open it from terminal, but it writes " Failed to create a processsingletown for your profile directory . This means that running multiple instances would start multiple browser ...
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Unable to install “google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb” pakage?

~$ sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb dpkg: error processing archive google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb (--install): package architecture (amd64) does not match system (i386) ...
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Font too small in Chrome URL address

The font in Chrome is fine except the url address which looks really tiny. I just switched from Gnome to Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome looked just fine in Gnome. Does anyone know what is going on ? See ...
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Is the Flash plugin on Chrome safer than Firefox?

I was always very happy with Firefox and never felt the need to change to Chrome. But Adobe has stopped supporting Flash on Linux and Google has taken over this task. Though Google only supports its ...
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Prevent Chrome and Vivaldi from interpreting mouse movement as touch events

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 7547, which has a touchscreen. Whenever I use Chrome/Chromium or Vivaldi, any mouse (i.e. touchpad) movement within the window is interpreted as a "...
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Why does Google think that Midori is Chrome?

This is on Lubuntu 16.04 (running XFCE.) I don't really care, I'm just curious. Is Midori built on Chromium or something?
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Unable to install Chrome [duplicate]

I downloaded Chrome deb package from official website. Whet I open using software center and click install, the button shows "installing" and reverts in a few seconds. Running 16.04
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Terminal Errors when I open Browsers

When I open a browser in terminal (I've tried Firefox and Google Chrome) I get error messaged. When I open Firefox it spits out the following message: Performance warning: Async animation disabled ...
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Cant install chrome - what am I doing wrong?

I am Linux newbie. I installed Ubuntu today, and I don't know how to install Google Chrome browser. I first downloaded it from official page. After opening it, clicking install and entering password, ...
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Cannot use mouse scroll, when mouse is hidden

This is driving me crazy... In Chrome under Ubuntu, the mouse hides after a while. And as long as it is hidden, I cannot use the scroll wheel. I have to move the mouse first, then I can scroll again. ...
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How to resolve “sign in error” when using Youtube-dl for downloading my personal, private HOA video (hangout chats)

I am on 14.04 LTS. I just installed Youtube-dl from the software center. I use Hangouts on Air, which I set to private, and record video chats with acquaintances for demos, instructional videos etc. ...
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Videos not playing in Chrome or Opera

I recently installed Opera and Chrome again on Ubuntu, but video players on sites will not work...but do work on Firefox It will look like this, but with the audio working fine. If I pop it out ...
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324 error - certificates

Recently I have a mysterious error using Ubuntu 16.04. I have noticed that Chrome does not load several sites due to ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE error. I tried to figure out what is happening, and I have ...
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Youtube videos stopped being displayed in Chromium

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with The HTML5 player is currently used when possible being enabled. Suddenly, youtube videos stopped showing but I still can hear videos' sounds. I don't have such ...
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Chromium Incognito urls visit see in ubuntu

I visited few urls in incognito mode in chromium (ubuntu 14.04). now I have closed the incognito window so I can't see visited urls in chromium's history section. but I was wondering if chromium ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Applications becoming very unstable

I recently updated to Ubuntu 15.10 where these issues seemed to be occurring and currently having a similar situation on 16.04. I've also recently just changed graphics cards from an old ATI card to a ...
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KDE and Google Chrome wrong notification position on multiple monitor

With my Kubuntu 14.04.4 and google-chrome-stable, with a two monitor setting (the left one is the primary one and I cannot change this!), KDE notifications are correctly displayed on the first monitor,...
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Update problem with signiture key

I have just updated to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I started setting up by installing Google-Chrome and then went to run a sudo apt-get update again before I started installing other software, and I get the ...
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Dependency Is not satisfiable : libstdc++6 (>=4.8.0) [duplicate]

When I try to install Chrome through the Ubuntu Software Center, I get the message Dependency Is not satisfiable : libstdc++6 (>=4.8.0) How can I fix this? I am running Ubuntu 12.04.
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Ubuntu 16.04 - How to override fonts?

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04, everything went nice and smooth except when I installed Chrome, and logged in to my account to check my watch history on YouTube, then I came across this weird ...
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Import an incomplete download from Chrome to Uget or any other download manager?

I was downloading a big file using Chrome but it went incomplete and broke in the middle. I know I should have used a download manager but sometimes you just forget it. I was wondering if it would be ...
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Installation of Google Chrome fails in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed the recently introduced Ubuntu 16.04 LTS version directly in my machine and tried installing Google Chrome web browser via Ubuntu Software Installer. I constantly receive the an ...
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Jumping black screen at Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox 5.0.20

I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox 5.0.20 at Windows 10 and I had a resolution issues which was solved by pressing Host Key + F1 and Host Key + F7. After it I tried to install and configure ...
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What is Unity-plug-in in Google Chrome?

I am trying to get Chrome's (and Chromium's) notifications to display with Ubuntu's native notifications. Linux Native Notification seems to do exactly that, but I am not able to install it, since it ...
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How to find Chrome after installing

I've just tried to install Google Chrome two ways: by downloading the package from Google, and installing it through Software Center. by following the steps in this guide. I finished both ...
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Can't open Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04

When ever I try to open Google Chrome from the terminal I get this. Any help? mario@mario-Peppy:~$ google-chrome-stable [0512/185023:ERROR:nss_util.cc(98)] Failed to create /home/mario/.pki/nssdb ...
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Chrome - apt-get update Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/main/binary-amd64/Packages.bz2 Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I'm running Chrome 50.0.2661.102 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 16.04 x64 and today sudo apt-get update failed with the following message: ... Err:28 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable/main amd64 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 updating Google Chrome gets weak digest and hash sum mismatch messages

So for a while now whenever I run sudo apt-get update I have been getting some output regarding google-chrome similar to: W: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Signature ...