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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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Chrome loses all my tabs after crash

I have a very annoying situation. My chrome is in restore previous opened tab mode: My laptop happens to crash pretty often (I have power management issue, another exciting topic). Most of 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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How to make chrome use less system memory in ubuntu

I have ubuntu 14.04LTS installed with web development tools like LAMP package. When I work on firefox system runs smoothly, but when I start chrome system start utilizing lot of Memory and CPU. Even ...
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No sound from inbuilt speakers from dell inspiron 15 3542 series ubuntu 12.04

I have dell inspiron 15 3542 series laptop with ubuntu 12.04 as operating system. Yesterday I had executed following commands from terminal sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The above ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 webcam flipped chrome

I'm Using Ubuntu 15.10. Google Chrome - Any page where I need to use webcam shows an upside down image. I have already tried: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so google-chrome ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes on viewing YouTube video on full screen using Google Chrome

The case: Launch Google Chrome. Open YouTube video using the 720p resolution with 60 fps. Make it full screen. Use the "system volume up" hotkey. After step 3 the video is frozen, but sound ...
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Why after upgrading to from 12.04 to 14.04 browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are not displaying Marathi & Hindi fonts properly?

In last week I upgraded my system from 64-bit 12.04 Ubuntu LTS to 64-bit 14.04 Ubuntu LTS. It also upgraded the browsers Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome which were already present on my system. ...
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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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Gmail in Chrome: “This version of Chrome is no longer supported” [duplicate]

Lately, when I've used Gmail on Chrome (Version 46.0.2490.86, 64-bit) there's a yellow banner at the top that reads, "This version of Chrome is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported ...
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When uploading files in Chrome, how do I choose the file browser?

When trying to upload a file/image in Chrome you get the default file browser. I think it's Thunar or Nautilus. I changed my default file browser to Dolphin file explorer however. All my folders and ...
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Keep Firefox as default browser but open youtube links in Chrome

Is there a possibility to open Youtube/Twitch/... - Links in Chrome instead of my default browser (Firefox)? The reason is, that all browsers are very slow on my (fresh) installation of 15.10 but ...
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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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Gnome 3: How do I get the same mouse cursors in Chrome?

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10 and recently switched to Gnome. It's great but the mouse cursors in Chrome are always different. I'm using google-chrome from the official repo: $ more ...
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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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How should I go about installing Chrome on ubuntu 14.04 32bit?

I would like to install Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, but it's no longer supported.
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Ubuntu slows down after a while

I don't know why. It's happening after I install Ubuntu. (1-2 days later) I'm using Chrome (64-bit - last version) and Pidgin at the same time. It's just that. First opening is normal but when I use ...
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Updating Google Chrome gives sources.list error [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. When I run sudo apt-get update, I get the following error: W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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Screen tearing on google chrome in 15.10

I am having problems with screen tearing while watching videos on google chrome (both with and without fullscreen). I have integrated Intel HD graphics controller on my Z97X-Gaming-5 motherboard. I ...
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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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Install Google Chrome Nag

Good Morning All. I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and Firefox 44.0. Software Centre keeps nagging to install Google Chrome, which I don't want. Is there a way to turn off the nag? Any assistance appreciated, ...
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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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How do I automatically apply the same theme to Chromium for all new users?

Note: when I say Chromium, I mean both Google Chrome and Chromium. What I do know about applying the same settings for applications to all new users is either defining an schema/override file in ...
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Render webpages in Ubuntu font

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu and I love the default font in this OS. Is there any way to make my Chrome webpages load in that same font? I tried setting the font to 'Ubuntu' in the ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages - Chrome [duplicate]

I recently noticed while installing some packages and using the command apt-get update that I ran into the following error: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release ...
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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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Where can I download chrome-stable-current?

I installed Chrome Version 42.0.2311.90 from an old .deb package, but now I get ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR when trying to load any Google site (*.google.com, where * can be mail, plus, contacts, etc.). ...
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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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Can't use Chrome with wine running

I was running Binding of Isaac Rebirth through wine. When I went to Chrome, I tried to switch tab but nothing happened. When I closed the game and switched back to chrome, the tab had switched. I ...
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chrome resolution changes when monitor is turned off

Having an issue with Google Chrome resolution/dpi changing when I turn my monitor off. I'm pretty sure that this is all related to the scaling factor from Universal Access Panel. in which I have large ...
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Google Chrome update and sign-in problem [duplicate]

Today when i opened Chrome i was greeted with this message: I logged in, and reopened Chrome, still the same error appeared. I removed the folder Web Data in hopes that it would fix it, still ...
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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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Is Google support for Chrome in 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 really ending?

like many others I've had a message when I open Chrome browser to say Chrome won't be supported much longer, with a link to the page telling you 32-bit linux Chrome support is ending, and you need ...
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Chrome updates fail with error when updating repository information [duplicate]

When running sudo apt-get update I get the error: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry ‘main/binary-i386/Packages’ in Release ...
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How can I control YouTube playback with my keyboard hotkeys?

Is there any way to control the video playback on YouTube through the special keyboard hotkeys of my laptop (e.g. Fn + F10/F11/F12)? In case it is relevant, I am using Chromium as my web browser to ...
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Repository failure with google chrome

Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease' doesn't support architecture 'i386' is what i get when ...