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google chrome tearing with integrated intel graphics, but working with optirun

Whenever I run google-chrome, I get a lot of tearing issues. These are easy to notice, for example, when scrolling on facebook. The top bar, the one with the logo and the notifications button, tears ...
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Start Google Chrome in background on boot

How can I start Google Chrome at boot in the background, i.e. not opening an entire window?
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Google Chrome as a Background App

I'd like to run Google Chrome as a background app on my Linux install the way it does in Windows. There are some things I use that don't have good Linux ports but the Chrome extension works ...
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Chrome window is off position after maximizing

when I unmaximize my Chrome window and then maximize it again, it appears to be redrawn incorrectly, see the attached GIF to see for yourself. What is even worse, is that Chrome still thinks the ...
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Google Chrome fails to open profile correctly on Xubuntu 14.04

On running Google Chrome, then a while later exiting all screens (using the top-right [X]) on each, I notice that the /opt/google/chrome/chrome process still persists, along with very many (20+) other ...
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Google Chrome installation failed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have only recently started using Linux and Ubuntu. I have in the past always had Windows computers. All I want to do is be able to watch Netflix on my computer but as you know you need to download ...
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Why Firefox always gets upgraded and Chromium web browser don't? [duplicate]

Why Firefox always gets upgraded to the latest version available and Chromium web browser don't get upgraded to the latest version available? they are both open source software. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Firefox/Chrome Linux vs Windows issue

Ok so here is the problem that got me looking at this. Recently Battle.net closed their "website bug forum" for the Diablo 3 forums. In its place the put two buttons at the bottom of the page next to ...
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Maintain a local cache for offline browsing

I am building a web kiosk that I want to be available even if internet is lost. The browser is chrome and its based on Ubuntu. Is there a way to do this with a local proxy/cache server running on ...
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Whatsapp Web QR code not loading on Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use the service https://web.whatsapp.com/ on Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Dual boot Windows 8.1). But the QR code that needs to be scanned by the Whatsapp mobile app is not ...
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How to remove chromium-browser settings from Ubuntu 14.04?

I have already gone through How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium? and I'm really not getting why the solutions given there are not working for me. What I'm doing is: sudo ...
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Unable to install Google Chrome - 12.04

I recently downgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 12.04 because my keyboard/mouse kept locking up while watching Netflix and it was getting really annoying being unable to pause or do anything without hard ...
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14.04 - Display problems in chrome after attempting to install nvidia

After installing the nvidia drivers I found that I was having issues with google chrome. The screen looks like this with the black area where the address bar should be. I tried reinstalling chrome, ...
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Chrome window display issue

I m running Ubuntu 14.04 with ATI Raedon 6670 video card. Using Unity there is this irritating issue, u can see here: http://screencloud.net/v/cRMA It seems unlike other application, chrome fails to ...
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How to stop the keyring dialoug when opening Chrome

I've been searching in a lot of answers for this question but so far no answer solved it for me. I've an account for my kids on my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. This account have no password and is set to login ...
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Numix Icons in Xubuntu don't always match

For example, the Google Chrome Icons in the menu, panel window buttons, and on Docky/Plank are all three seperate icons. This doesn't occur with every icon however, as Firefox for example, has the ...
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How to recover passwords from chrome browser?

I want to test safety of chrome on my machine, what I want to know is: Where chrome stores passwords on ubuntu How is it stored Is there a way to copy those to plain text with a single bash command? ...
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chrome window display errors in XFCE after switching workspaces

I'm having a weird issue in Xfce when I switch workspaces. With a Google Chrome window open, if I switch workspaces and back, the window display is all wrong: it shows whatever was on screen in the ...
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Chrome Ash full screen

With "google-chrome --open-ash" chrome starts in ash mode, but how to create launcher to start in fullscreen (not kiosk mode but the same as F11)?
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How do I get CraveTV to work in Ubuntu?

I have Netflix running perfectly in Ubuntu and Chrome but I am unable to get my Cravetv (A Canadian Netflix like service by Bell)to work, how do I get it running? My Specs i3 4 gigs ram intel 4000 ...
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Google Chrome cursor and text selection issues after upgrading to google-chrome-stable_41.0.2272.76-1_amd64

I upgraded from google-chrome-stable_40.0.2214.95-1_amd64 to google-chrome-stable_41.0.2272.76-1_amd64 (automatic update on Ubuntu MATE 14.04 64 bit) and the mouse text selection stopped working and ...
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Trying to play Runescape on Chromebook

Please be as simple and patient with me as possible. Not only is this my first experience with programming in any way, I'm surprised I got this far at all. I'm being serious. If you don't think it's ...
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Can I make my software go back to Google Chrome?

I want to download League of Legends on my new laptop but I bought a Chromebook without knowing League doesn't run on Google Chrome. I want to download Ubuntu so I can run windows software to download ...
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Unable to access Microsoft Office 365 on Ubuntu?

My university uses Microsoft Office 365 to manage emails. The sever names are: SMTP: smtp.office365.com IMAP: outlook.office365.com I had been using the email with Thunderbird on my Ubuntu ...
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Netflix via Chrome 37 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS worked, but now it doesn't

I have been using Chrome 37 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS since some time in October when it was announced that was possible. It had been working fine until about a month ago when Netflix gave me error ...
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Enabling Java in Chrome on 32 bit 14.10

I am trying to run Runescape in Chrome (it has game.ws in its file address http://www.runescape.com/game.ws), and while I can run this game in Firefox I can't seem to run it in Chrome. To overcome ...
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chrome won't load images in local HTML files

I just installed chrome on Ubuntu 14.04. I've an HTML file with some images stores locally withing the same folder. When I open that file in chrome or any other browser, they don't show images. ...
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I can't locate and remove file in ubuntu 14.04

How to remove the unwanted chrome file rendering on my computer which I can't locate but is visible in 'Search your computer and online sources'? I have removed google chrome from my computer but this ...
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Downloading Google Chrome (armhf?)

I've been using this question (How to install Chrome browser properly via command line?) to try to install google chrome. I get to the very last command, sudo dpkg -i google-chrome*.deb And I get a ...
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how to activate jre under kubuntu 14.10?

I have installed kubuntu 14.10 and I have tried to activate jre on firefox and chrome, but I have some problems. 1- On chrome side I have not succeed to activate jre plugin for both version oracle ...
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Google Chrome won't refresh in vino on Ubuntu 14.4

Client: Max OS X remote desktop on Yosemite 10.10.3 Server: Vino (Desktop Access) on Ubuntu 14.4 running in a parallels VM on ANOTHER Mac It took a while to get all this to work and I followed all ...
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unable to install google chrome on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

i am new on ubuntu and was trying to install dropbox from software center it took long and mean while my computer got powered off and the i restarted my pc and went to software center it showed the ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 - Setting default browser

How is the default browser set in Lubuntu 14.10? In the absence of 'System Settings' (which is used in Ubuntu 14.10 etc), how are the default applications set in Lubuntu? I'm running Firefox and ...
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Drag and drop to tab in Chrome/Chromium looks glitched

As you can see with the two images above, whenever I drag and drop something, in this case the text "gah", the arrow icon is glitched. I was wondering if there was a way for this to be fixed and ...
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Cannot play youtube videos on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have both Firefox and Chrome with both having the Flash plugin installed. On Chrome, the Pepper Flash plugin is installed. The behavior of the problem is exactly the same on both Firefox and ...
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WiFi unstable, goes in and out

My wifi goes in and out on Ubuntu; I do not have this issue in OSX Yosemite (dual-boot). There is no message saying that it disconnected from the router. Sometimes it will just hang and other times it ...
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System notification to Chrome

everywhere I read about how to make chrome to use system notification (chrome desktop notification to notifyOSD). I'm just wondering if there is a way to make the opposite: Is it possible to make my ...
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Glitches while trying to scroll pages in Chromium

When I try to scroll pages in Chromium Browser, pages don't render properly. There are these stuck block of glitches all over the pages. These glitches disappear when I switch tab and return back to ...
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Screen tearing in Netflix while full-screen on 14.04 LTS

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS laptop with Intel HD 4000 graphics. The issue is only in Netflix.Screen tearing only persists if I'm full screen. Windowed mode works fine. Running movies in VLC is ...
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Netflix on Chrome 40 not working

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 with Google Chrome 40.0.2214, libnss3 3.17 with nvidia graphic card. I've read about everywhere the steps "Install Ubuntu, Install Chrome, Profit!", but in none of my 3 ...
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Chrome Debugger (remote) won't expand elements, or objects output in console

I am running chrome debugger remotely on an app I am building (appgyver, so javascript and HTML etc) and having real issues accessing the debugging data in the elements and console tabs. For ...
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Unable to connect to network using terminal

I have been trying to install programs using terminal but every time I get this error: ccmb@ccmb-HP-Pro-3330-MT:~$ wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb ...
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chrome flash plugin crash on ubuntu 14.0

I have ubuntu 14.04 running the latest chrome browser version 40. The flash player crashes every time I try to play video in chrome. I am not sure what caused these issues to crop up suddenly since it ...
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Locating opening page in Google Chrome Browser for Linux

I use Ubuntu 14:04 LTS and when I fire up the Google Chrome Browser I want an opening pages set up with links of the 100 pages I use regularly. How can I find that page on my desktop please? Ampers. ...
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Force tabs redraw in chrome

I use Ubuntu with XFCE4, after an update few weeks ago something has happened to my google-chrome (version>40), when i unminimize the window the title-bar/tab-bar does not redraw, here an example: ...
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Chrome remote desktop for Linux

I am trying to install Chrome Remote Desktop to my Linux machine so I can remote in from another computer. I have done this before on many other machines including on Windows and Mac; both of which ...
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Unable to install package using dpkg

I'm trying to install chrome on ubuntu 14.04. Mine is a 64 bit system. I'm getting this error. $ sudo dpkg –i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb dpkg: error: need an action option` `Type dpkg ...
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Can't remove Opera and Chrome

I'm that kind of user who likes to have different browsers, media players, etc. Today I just wanted to try out Opera and Google Chrome, but I don't want to use them anymore so I thought that I remove ...
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Google search through the address bar always asks if I meant to go to http//(Whatever I searched)

This has become quite nuisance as whenever I search in the URL bar in either Chrome or Firefox it always ask this in a notification bar below the URL bar. It only happens when I search a single word, ...
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Google chrome is going black screen now on 14.04

This morning I woke up to a "black screen" on chrome, no content is ever shown at the window and I can't access any of the flags, extensions or settings pages for the browser. Is anyone else seeing ...