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Wget giving 403 error

I am trying to download a mp4 file from www.dayt.se. I used Inspect Element feature of Chrome to get the url of the video file. I can download the file with that URL on Chrome. But I get the 403 ...
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Ubuntu slows after a day of use

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop a few weeks ago and I've noticed that after a day of use it's noticeably slower than when I boot it up in the morning. I'm doing web development so I'm using PyCharm, ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes on new tab opening in any browser

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 on Thinkpad T440, and latest Chrome, Firefox and Vivaldi as browsers. For each of them system sometimes freezes on new tab opening (to be more specific, on page in that tab ...
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What to do about GPG error in updates? [duplicate]

command : sudo apt-get updates Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable InRelease 97% [1 InRelease gpgv 262 B] [Waiting for headers] [Waiting for headers] [WaitiSplitting up /var/lib/apt/lists/partial ...
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How to change the color of the panel(frames) of Chrome in a custom GTK theme?

so I installed Ubuntu 14.04(with Unity) on Virtual Box and after that I installed Numix theme. After that I tweaked the gtk.css file which is in /usr/share/themes/Numix/gtk-3.0. I managed to change ...
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Have Chrome Apps Get Their Own Launcher on Docky

How can I get Docky to file chrome app windows (I'm particularly interested in Hangouts) under separate launcher icons? I've checked the WM_CLASS values, and for Hangouts I see this: ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 webcam upside down google chrome

I am quiet new in Ubuntu world. I found lots of solutions for skype flipped image. Actually lots of them are not working properly or you have to do same process again and again. My problem is about ...
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Chrome and Firefox not playing audio but system does

Last weekish my Chrome, Chromium and Firefox stopped playing any audio, wether it be from an <audio>, <video> or flash player. System tests play audio fine. I am suspecting Chrome and ...
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Start Chrome in Background on boot (To use music extension)

I know this looks like a duplicate, but the other ones made Chrome run in the background on boot, but it didn't have access to my speakers until I opened a Chrome window. I want to use a Chrome ...
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Export bookmarks to Mozilla

So, I can't launch Chrome at all. I was wondering if I could export the bookmarks I've got there to Mozilla before re-installing Chrome. The problem is, I cannot even open Bookmark Manager, Settings - ...
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I want to upgrade the google chrome [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found how do I proceed?
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Ubuntu 15.10 Chrome launch problem

Hi I am newbie in linux (ubuntu) and have some problem with chrome downloaded chrome and can't launch chrome-browser. how to solve this? this is error: $ google-chrome-stable ...
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Can I start a chrome extension from the command line?

I have an extension that closes all tabs and bookmarks them in a new one, called One Tab. I want to automate this - how can I run a command that will run this extension? I don't want a way to ...
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Cannot select output device from sound indicator

Using 15.04 on a Lenovo Flex 14, new install. Chrome had no sound,while FF and chrome did. to get it working, sudo apt-get remove --purge alsa-base pulseaudio indicator-sound then sudo apt-get ...
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Where does chromium store the google drive data?

I had a bunch of offline work deleted during a sync to google drive using chromium. The changes are not shown in the history. I'm trying to see if I can find the old changes/content on my computer. ...
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Chrome: Cannot minimise video on YouTube

I have been unable to at times (almost always) been unable to minimise a video on YouTube or elsewhere (seems mostly to be all flash content) after having gone to full screen. When I try to minimise, ...
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Chrome ctrl+mousewheel zoom

I have a problem with my chrome browser on my dell xps 13 running Ubuntu 15.10. On my windows machine i got used to zoom in on websites with the shortcut CTRL+Mousewheel. On Ubuntu I don't work ...
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Installing multiple version of chrome & firefox on one ubuntu machine

i would like to install many chrome and firefox versions for one user in ubuntu. if it is possible, how can i do it? thanks.
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Ubuntu not downloading files of any type (regardless of download method)

I just recently installed ubuntu on my computer and I've encountered a very annoying problem. Any time I try to download any type of file from any platform (directly via command prompt, ubuntu ...
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Installing Chrome Remote Desktop

I'm trying to install chrome Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but keep on getting the following error: The package is of bad quality The installation of a package which violates the quality ...
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Netflix not working; video loads indefinitely

Is anyone else experiencing issues with Netflix on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Chrome version 46). I can navigate the site just fine but when I try to play videos I just get the red loading circle indefinitely. ...
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How to point Nautilus to other folder when it opens in Chrome?

I have the following problem: when I call Nautilus from within Chrome (eg. for uploading a file), it points by default to a folder containing large images which makes both Nautilus and Chrome crash. I ...
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Cannot open chrome ubuntu 14.04

I have installed the 14.04 LTS in clean. then I use wget the chrome.deb for 64 bit from Google and dpkg -i *.deb to install the chrome in my Ubuntu 14.04,however I can't launch it and get errors as ...
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Chrome and its Suid sandbox

ever when I try to run some application i encounter following error inside my console. > [19820:1120/003831:ERROR:browser_main_loop.cc(170)] Running withou the SUID sandbox! See > ...
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Why can't I see Chrome window?

I am working on Ubuntu 14.04.Transitioning from Chrome to Firefox but still need to get into Chrome occasionally. After installing Chrome and launching from dash, icon appears on launcher. ...
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4oD / E4 Player - Preview's working main video's not

Ubuntu 14.04, Firefox &. Chrome. I am encountering weird issues with the 4oD/E4 Player (both the same thing just different names). I am able to play without issues the small preview clips they ...
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Can Ubuntu get slow due to chrome using too much of the ram?

I work a lot with the browser (Google Chrome) and I open many tabs. Sometimes my system slows down and I think it should not happen to a brand new mid range good quality laptop. I am just wondering if ...
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How to Disable Font Enumeration in Chrome Version 46.0.2490.86 (64-bit)

I am running Xubuntu 15.10. I installed the latest Chrome browser, because Adobe stopped updating flash for Linux . I see in the Ubuntu forums and on superuser, that you can create mms.cfg and add ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 and Google Chrome- drag and drop off by a screen.

I'm running 15.10 with three monitors using NVidia's proprietary drivers and xinerama. When I open chrome, click and drag to move the chrome window has the chrome window appear a full screen and a ...
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Google Chrome “--allow-access-from-files” mode does not work

I need to run a javascript code which accesses the file system (with file:// protocol) from google chrome. I have seen it can be allowed with the so-called --allow-access-from-files option as ...
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How to run google chrome with “--single-process” on ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Google Chrome on my Ubuntu 14.04. I wonder that Google Chrome runs different processes for different opened tabs. By googling I found that, in this case google chrome with ...
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Running Chrome appears as Plex

When I run Google Chrome (even when typing 'google-chrome' in the command line) I get chrome to open but it appears on the launcher as a Plex window. This has just happened today, and I think it's ...
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Google chrome consumes too much Vram

Recently I enabled chrome gup acceleration. ...generally I'm a really heavy google chrome user. I open up a really huge number of tabs. Now Google Chrome consumes my vram and I experience drastic ...
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intermittent error while browsing on chrome DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET

On ubuntu 15.10 while browsing with firefox or chrome i randomly get this error and then i have no internet unless i reconnect to the wifi (or reboot) the error > DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET Does ...
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where can I get cookies of chrome web browser in ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to know the location of cookies of chrome web browser. anyone knows the directory of chrome web browser cookies? thanks,
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Chrome is unresponsive and glitchy

I've got a pretty performant laptop: a Thinkpad T430 with a top CPU, 16GB RAM (no swap), SSD, Intel 4000 GPU. In Google Chrome (latest stable), I'm suffering from unresponsive and jerky scrolling. ...
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On my newly built PC, ubuntu freezes occasionally; but once a movie is playing, it works fine

My cousin helped me by putting together a computer from his leftover parts. It has a M2N-MX SE motherboard and an AMD Athlon AM2 processor. So right from the start, I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3. On my ...
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My system always crashes while booting [related to Nvidia driver]

As I mentioned in Q, I am facing a problem while booting. Previously I used elementary without problem, but recently I changed to Ubuntu 14.04, I am facing these issues like: Background crash (i ...
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Issue starting Google Chrome on xubuntu 14.04.3

I just installed google chrome on a fresh installation on xubuntu 14.04. But it will not run. I have tried purging and reinstalling it with no avail. So I tried starting from the command line and ...
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google chrome full reset? huge bars and default zoom issues

i guess the dog sat on the wireless keyboard when we were watching a movie and now the bars... address bar and tabs are like 1/5 of my screen. i tried to uninstall and reintall and tried the restore ...
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Graphics lagging on various browsers

Yesterday my the touchpad on my dell xps 13 developer edition stopped working and the wifi would no longer connect. I decided to back up all my files and start from scratch. So i backed up my files ...
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Cannot play Spotify and Youtube videos in Google Chrome concurrently in Ubuntu Wily 15.10

If I pause Spotify, I can play a Youtube video. If I close the window with the Youtube video, I can play Spotify. If I play a Youtube video while Spotify is playing, there will be no audio. If I try ...
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Problems witch Icons and Chrome after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10

yesterday I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 and now when I boot, the icon-theme is not selected I applied in unity-tweak tool and when I start Chrome the theme looks different too (other background color ...
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Chrome causing hyperdrive on A8-7410 processor

cpu usage during and after using chrome browser Why is chrome causing one of my cores on my A8-7410 processor to run continuously @ 92-94% even when chrome is closed and all background activities ...
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Cannot create folder: /etc/opt/chrome/policies/managed

I am trying to disable Google chrome's incognito mode by following the instructions here: How to disable Chrome's Incognito Mode? (the first answer) I am unsure as to how to create the folders ...
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Tracking down a random freeze?

Since updating to 15.10 on my Thinkpad T420, I've experienced random freezes periodically. Usually within an hour of using the laptop. It ran just fine on 15.04. I've tried looking at /var/log/syslog ...
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How to select text for copy and paste in Chrome by keyboard not using the mouse?

I have some online tutorial open in my Google chrome. It tells me to run some commands in a terminal. My current workflow is to select the necessary parts via mouse, and insert the copied text via ...
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Slow loading on webpages (both terminal and browser)

I have an Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit OS installed on my computer (Windows 10 included, it is dual-boot). So on my Windows every webpage and website loads perfectly without any slow performance. But when I ...
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Google Chrome Won't Display Webpages At all

When I try using Chrome as my browser, no web pages seem to load at all. The only one that works for some reason is Gmail. Aside from that, I am unable to load any web pages using Chrome. Firefox ...
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Problems while installing Google chrome

I am Unable to install Google chrome . I keep getting the same message . I am new to Ubuntu please help.[http://i.stack.imgur.com/Cg6Bj.png][screen-shot]. I have tried it by downloading deb file ...