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integrate chrome tab bar with ubuntu

I need your help with a customization issue please. I'm a sucker for small details and my OCD starts acting up if things aren't my way. so, I've installed the latest google chrome on ubuntu, now how ...
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chrome memory and cpu footprint

I've searched the forums for an answer but I couldn't find quite the answer I was looking for [1] , so I thought I it could as well be of interest to more people around here. I carry out a big part ...
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Installed pipelight successfully, browser still says it's uninstalled [duplicate]

For example, this page: http://bubblemark.com/silverlight2.html still says I need to install Silverlight. I've re-installed pipelight twice, and enabled it using pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight, ...
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Chrome Unstable in 14.04

I've been running 14.04 since its release and chrome seems to be running very flaky on my instance. It does not render properly sometimes. Sudden closes. At first I thought it was some issues with ...
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Chrome graphical glitches with AMD Catalyst proprietary driver [closed]

Same exact issue as Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver but I don't have enough reputation to comment. Graphical glitching happens periodically, maybe triggered ...
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YouTube Videos are flickering on Chrome

I am using a Lenovo IdeaPad U430p with Ubutu 14.04 LTS. There is a GeForce GT 730M built in and there are also some drivers available: NVIDIA binary driver - version 331.38 from nvidia-331 ...
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shockwave doesnt work!

Chrome, chromium and firefox dont run shockwave flash, I don't know what else I should do to solve this problem, this is pissing me off. I've tried every 'possible' solution from the forums or blogs ...
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I reinstalled Ubuntu and while downloading Chrome I am getting “Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libasound2 (>> 1.0.23):”

Due to this error I am not able to I install Chrome in my system. Please help me! Output of apt-cache policy libasound2 libasound2: Installed: 1.0.27.2-3ubuntu7 Candidate: 1.0.27.2-3ubuntu7 Version ...
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Latest (5 June 14) Updates t0 10.04 Causing Multiple Problems [closed]

Apologies, the questions are very short, but the bkg isn't. I rec'd a routine notification from the update mgr a few days ago (I believe, June 5th). I took a look and there was lots of linux stuff, ...
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How to enable Russian typing in Chrome?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. In every application except Chrome (version 35) typing in Russian language works well. When I use Chrome I can't disable Latin typing even if I switch language to ...
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Cannot set Chrome as default browser

This has been asked before but there is no answer that works for me. The last answer I saw said to use System Settings. If I look there (Details, Default applications, Web), it says that Chrome IS my ...
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chromium-browser --proxy-server debugging

Many places online have pointed out to configure chromium proxy via command can be achieve with the following line chromium-browser --proxy-server=[username]:[password]@[host]:[port] but I got this ...
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Problem with flash plugin on Chromium; Defaults to outdated Linux flash 11.2

Adobe dropped flash for Linux with the last version being 11.2 albeit bug fixes still being released. I haven't had much of a problem using flash in Firefox until recently with a few sites requiring ...
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Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver [closed]

I have some graphics glitch when enable GPU acceleration in chrome. If I disable acceleration, it fix the glitch ; But in full HD most of flash videos frame rate drop, so very slow. :) Any idea, what ...
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Chrome becomes ugly after updating kubuntu 14.04

I recently updated my kubuntu 14.04 using muon, i guess it did some updates for plasma( again i guess, i am not sure) but after that Chrome looks terrible. Fonts are screwed up, the right click window ...
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Chrome automatic session restore

I'm running Chrome as webbrowser. If I shutdown my computer it will close (or kill - i dont know) it. After restarting the computer and starting chrome it provides me the option to restore the ...
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Google chrome tagged with specific web site - won't start from launcher

I just upgraded from Google Chrome v33 to v35. After that I got duplicate icons in the launcher. After unlocking the original icon I can't get lock it back to the launcher without a tag to the ...
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When I tried installing Google Chrome, it asked me for a root password

I just got Ubuntu on my Windows 7 laptop. When I installed Google Chrome, it asked me for a "root password". I tried my own password for my account and it didn't work. Then I searched for a way to ...
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Google Chrome wont start after changing hostname

I tried to start google chrome in terminal several times, and I keep receiving the following message: ... :ERROR:process_singleton_linux.cc(309)] The profile appears to be in use by another Google ...
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How do I enable Flash 11.2 in Chrome?

I'm trying to force Chrome to use Flash 11.2 rather than the packaged Pepper version because it doesn't support DRM and I want to be able to use Amazon Instant Video/HBO GO. I followed Adobe's ...
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Chrome dock icon looks blurry and low resolution

Whenever I launch Chrome my icon never looks right and I can't open new windows by right clicking and selecting. I am also using Plank dock. Here is a screenshot: Idk if you guys can notice how the ...
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Chrome not accepting US international with dead keys keyboard 14.04

Using 14.04 with keyboard selected as 'US international with dead keys' as my keyboard layout option, (so that I may use characters from other languages) and the system accepts text input as you would ...
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Google Chrome installation error

I used to use google chrome as default browser. One day I tried to use Google Cast extension to send my browser screen to chromecast, but I realized that my Chrome version was old. So I downloaded the ...
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Pasting larger blocks of text into Chrome 35 and Chromium doesn't work on ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 Chrome Version: 35.0.1916.114 Chrome Beta Version: Version 36.0.1985.32 beta Chromium Version: 34.0.1847.116 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972) I have noticed that there seems to be a limit ...
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Unable to connect to Chromecast

I seem to be having a problem connecting to Chromecast from Ubuntu. Unlike the question How can I use Chromecast, the issue doesn't seem to be firewall related. I have already tried opening the ports ...
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Chrome 35 stopped touch interaction after Chrome update on Ubuntu 14.04

After updating Chrome to Version Google Chrome 35.0.1916.114 on Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome does not respond to touch events anymore at a first start. Chrome is invoked at start up via a script by calling ...
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Why isn't Chrome rendering images and fonts correctly? [closed]

I have an Acer monitor and an Intel Pentium 4 running 12.04 32-bit. Chrome renders all webpages like this: This is how CNN should look: I have Firefox installed and its images/fonts look fine. ...
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Chrome in the launcher does not open with keyboard hotkey (Super + #)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have chrome as the first application locked in my launcher. When I click it or press Super+1 the Chrome icon just flashes, but never opens the app. All other apps ...
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Chrome — Youtube videos upscaling pixelation

I am having issues with Youtube videos played in Chrome are not being up-scaled smoothly. Not all of them all the time, just some of them. This is on Ubuntu 14.04 using Radeon free driver. I have ...
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chrome does not load

hey there i followed the instructions on this page to change permission of all files in a directory in /var ...
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Why does Chrome on my Ubuntu (on all DE) does not have page actions?

I'm a Chrome extension developer, and this lack of page actions is a bit weird. "Page action" is like the RSS icon in this image: Chrome on my OSX works fine.
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Benchmarking Linux flash player and google chrome built in flash player

I use xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, I installed flash player from software center and xubuntu-restricted-extras too Are there any benchmarks on Linux flash player and google chrome built in flash player? I ...
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Sound in Chrome

Hi (I am a complete novice in all this!), I run the latest version of Xubuntu on a small HTPC. I recently began having problems with sound. All the sites I could find on the internet kept saying ...
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Chrome could not load google talk plugin

My Chrome version is 35.0.1916.114 in Ubuntu 14.04. I tried the .deb package in Google talk plugin website and the method in the last post of this ...
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Chrome stuck on 'resolving host'

So for a little while now my Chrome has been randomly not loading new webpages. Already open pages work fine - like, facebook chat continues to function, for example - and other programs are fine. The ...
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Java won't work on Chrome Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I tried to run java in chrome but it wont work. In Firefox it works ok. I checked also in chrome:plugins and there is nothinf about java there. Icedtea is also installed.
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Chromium and Google Chrome downloading [closed]

Well, I have sincerely enjoyed having Google Chrome on my linux machine, and have never had any problems until recently. I found that Google Chrome will simply not allow redirected downloads to start. ...
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java plugin stoped working on Chrome [duplicate]

Ubuntu 12.04 here. My java-6-openjdk-amd64 Java plugin was fine until I installed the last week-or-two system updates. Now when I verify java Google Chrome gives me the Install Plugin yellow bar.. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia 331.38 Chrome renders with bugs

Ubuntu 14.04 x64 Chrome 35.0.1916.114 Using NVIDIA binary driver 331.38 (also tried X.Org X Server Nouveau) Two monitors Both in Unity and Gnome Chrome displays grey rectangles, on scroll it ...
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problem with loading scripts

whenever I try to load an example into the CodePen site (http://codepen.io/) I receive the LOADING.. message at the bottom at the page but it's never loaded.. I also have the same problem whenever I ...
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Installing IcedTeaPlugin for Chrome

I am trying to get the java plugin to work on chrome but have failed so far. I made symbolic links for the two files : IcedTeaPlugin.so and libjavaplugin.so I made the links in the file section ...
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Shortcut to a website [duplicate]

Is it possibole to make on the desktop shortcuts to some websites. Using Google Chrome. The websites where I want to link are: Facebook, my webmail and some others.
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Alter default command-line flags of Chrome in Gnome Shell

Where are default command-line flags for Google Chrome set? When I start Google Chrome and take a look at the process via ps axu I can see lots of command-line flags. I cannot find them in ...
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Downside to disabling IBus?

To edit documents on my Google Drive accessed via Google Chrome 35.0.1916.114 on Lubuntu 14.04, I find I need to use ibus exit Only then can I enter anything. This is a known bug: chromium 34 from ...
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Google Chrome 35 - Protected Flash Content

Since I upgraded to Google Chrome 35 it can no longer play protected flash content. According to OMG! Ubuntu! the support for NPAPI was dropped so that the adobe flash plugin can't be loaded anymore. ...
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Will installing Chrome on Ubuntu do anything to Chrome on Windows?

I have a dual boot computer(Ubuntu, Windows 7, both 64-bit). I installed Chrome on Ubuntu, and since that, my dad says Chrome on Windows is slower/internet doesn't work/other stuff similar to them. ...
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Chrome and Firefox not working/slow

Chrome has stopped working and Firefox is slow, sometimes so slow that it does not work at all. I have tried installing Chromium, but the effects were the same. I uninstalled Chrome and then updated ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 offset mouse clicking in browsers [duplicate]

I'm having this problem with chrome and firefox, and only when clicking the minimize button and then bringing the window back by clicking on the respective launcher icon. Once maximized, the mouse ...
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How to enable Pipelight in Chromium?

I have used Firefox exclusively for a short while, after I installed 14.04 and Pipelight (Silverlight plugin) works fine. Then I installed Chrome/Chromium and cannot get it to work with them. I tried ...
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Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04)

I've got a Dell 14R with touchscreen with Ubuntu 14.04. When I start Google Chrome by clicking the launcher with the TouchPad or with the Super+ combination, touch support in Chrome doesn't work. When ...