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Chrome keeps crashing after updates

I'm a chrome user and an enthusiast but few days ago I made Ubuntu get some updates using Update Manager, then I turned off my notebook and when I restarted it, I tried to start Chrome which after a ...
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higher cpu usage in ubuntu 12.04 than windows 7

Hi I have a Intel Core i5 with 6GB of Ram using ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I noticed that whenever I run chrome which is the faster browser for me in linux) when I watch youtube, the CPU usage for Chrome ...
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how to enable in chrome icedtea7 java plugin instead of icedtea6?

My chrome browser in ubuntu 12.04 uses iced6 plugin. Test http://java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp shows java6, but via update-alternatives I switched java/javac to using openjdk-java7
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chrome would be hang when some web page

the environment is the latest version of Chrome and ubuntu 12.04. When I use Chrome to open web page, it would hang, and I cannot say the exact frequent. after I disable the flash plugins in Chrome:/...
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Why doesn't Chromium updates itself to the latest version, like Google Chrome does? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install the latest stable version of Chromium? Google Chrome, the Chromium release line Google maintains itself, comes with automatic updating in the background. ...
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Do Unity webapps work in Google Chrome?

I'm using the latest stable Chrome for Linux built from Google and I just installed the Unity WebApps preview. Unfortunately I can't figure out how to set it up. In tutorials I read that unity should ...
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Google Chrome with GNOME

I've used Windows for a long time, and I'm used to that Maximize, Minimize and Close buttons are on the upper right corner of a window. I fixed that in GNOME. But, it doesn't affect Google Chrome. Is ...
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Chrome install failed on ubuntu 12.04

I have tried sudo apt-get install -f and then sudo apt-get update but I still have the same dependency problems: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of google-chrome-stable:i386: google-...
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Google Chrome opens window underneath current window

I'm using Google Chrome on Ubuntu12.04. Whenever I go to the Chrome web store to install an extension, I think it opens a window right under the Chrome Window and I'm unable to access it. So, I cannot ...
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How to make Cuttleflish open Chrome when computer connects to the internet

I like to use Google Chrome (with the Tweetdeck for Chrome app) as my Twitter app, and I also watch Youtube on it. Other then that, I just use Firefox for everything else. I JUST installed ...
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Chrome flash problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I guess this happened after the most recent update of the system. If I open chrome://plugins I see the following: Flash (2 files) - Version: ...
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Chrome has two sets of Close, Maximize, Minimize buttons [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I enable Chrome/Chromium Unity integration? Why do I have two sets of Close Minimize Maximize controls in my Chrome window? Please see the upper left corner of ...
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Why are some online forms unable to submit?

I've been having a lot of problems regarding networking on my Ubuntu laptop. From Windows, everything works fine. When I wire directly into the modem, it works fine, but when I am on my wireless ...
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Doubled auto start entry for Google chrome?

It seems that Chrome adds two autostart entries to the Gnome auto start configuration: Google Chrome => /opt/google/chrome/google-chrome --no-startup-window Google Chrome Service => /opt/google/...
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Flash video streaming choppy for Chrome, alright for Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1, Chrome 21 and Firefox 15. Flash player 11.2 has been installed, and I've just started using Ubuntu... yesterday. And I'...
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Java 1.7 update 07 and Google Chrome

I've just updated Java from 1.6 to 1.7 via the Software Centre - removing the old Java 1.6 and selecting the new Java 1.7. Firefox works fine. But when I use Google Chrome to access a Java test ...
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Google chrome doesn't render the fonts properly.

I have attached an image of the badly rendered font. This started happening after upgrading 12.04 (I was on 10.10 before that). The chrome version is Version 22.0.1229.39 beta. Font for the text ...
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Google Chrome causing file system to mount as read only

So disclaimer, I am using Lubuntu 12.04 but I'm almost certain it shouldn't make any difference. Earlier this week I resized my lubuntu partition on my harddrive with GParted to be 25 GBs smaller, ...
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How to switch between Google Chrome beta and stable on Ubuntu?

I'm currently having an issue with chrome beta (i. e., this problem). How can I switch to Google Chrome stable? How would I go back if I want the beta again?
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Custom trackpad mapping doesn't work for all applications

I found out I could invert my trackpad scrolling, so as to work more like the OS X "natural scrolling", which I liked better. To do that, I run the following command on startup: xinput set-button-...
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Chrome infected

I have Chrome browser installed and sometime in the last week it starts randomly open popup windows as I clicked in different sites. I suspect I'd been infected by some trojan. I've scanned my ...
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Using Ubuntu 12.04 with Chrome Stable/Beta and watching youtube gives be a black bar at the top

As the picture As you can see there's a black bar, is there anyway to fix this?
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Google chrome does not show Nimbus Roman No9 L font

Well, to begin with Here's webpage: http://seedconference.com/seed.php Here's its CSS: p { font-family: times, Times New Roman, times-roman, georgia, serif; } Here's alias: $ fc-match times ...
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Ubuntu crashed when I am browsing web site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I installed ubuntu 12.04 Today when I am browsing web site, my whole PC hang. After 30 seconds, there are still not response. Then I ...
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How to install all versions (stable/beta/unstable) of Google Chrome side by side without conflicts?

I have the stable version of Google Chrome on my box. And each time I'm trying to install beta or/and unstable versions then I run into the same problem: The following packages will be REMOVED ...
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How do I make a Google Presentation appear on the projector display?

When I click the Start Presentation button in a Google presentation in Google Docs, the full-screen presentation appears on my laptop display instead of the display of the TV or projector I'm ...
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Chrome fails to clear the thumbnails

I am using Google chrome version 21.0.1180.89 (on Ubuntu 12.04) and when I clear the browsing data it fails to clear the thumbnails (the most visited ones that show up on a new tab page). I deleted "...
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Why is the font spacing on some websites broken?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Studio 15 and so far am really impressed. I could not find a solution for my problem by googling. The fonts on some websites do not have proper spacing. they ...
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Ctrl+F4 doesn't work in KDE for Firefox / Chrome / Chromium

I observed that the shortcut for closing a tab in Firefox/Chrome/Chromium (Ctrl+F4) doesn't work on KDE. It seems it is being intercepted by KWin. Is there any fix or workaround for this problem?
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How to fix: “The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.”? [closed]

I have a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I used to login to a website (chess.com) but since a few days ago I get this message: The connection was reset The connection to the server was reset ...
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Use The Google Chrome 21 Flash Plugin in Firefox in Ubuntu 12.04

I see several link for doing this : Can I use the same built in flash library from Chrome in Firefox? http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/use-the-google-chrome-flash-plugin-in-firefox-in-ubuntu/ But ...
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Can I install Google Chrome and Chromium together?

Can I install Google Chrome browser and Chromium together in Ubuntu? Are there any known conflicts when I install both of them together?
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How do I remove ugly google chrome icon in the Gnome3 applications tab?

When I search in applications of Gnome for Chrome, I get two entries: the left one in the picture is OK with a high resolution icon, the right one has a low resolution icon. I couldn't figure out ...
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High cpu load in Chrome with Moonlight plugin on Ubuntu

I am using Lubuntu 12.04 64bit, stable Chrome and Moonlight plugin. The problem is when I try to load this page: http://ms01.oe3.fm/oe3metafiles/Player/Player.html - It is online radio player for ...
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How does Chromium pick a MIME-type handler?

Chromium doesn't seem to have any obvious MIME-type configuration settings, which strikes me as a little broken. My specific problem is that there are a number of filetypes that Chromium plays in-...
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Chrome Tab Navigation issues. Also drag and drop only works intermittently

I recently upgraded to 12.04 and am running Gnome-shell. I use both FF and Chrome, but rely on Chrome for use with Google apps. In the last couple of months with recurring frequency I lose my ability ...
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How to update Oracle Java plugin for Google-chrome?

To begin with, I have already read the following solutions: Cannot Update Java plugin for Google Chrome How do I get Java plugin for Chrome? Installing Chrome Java Plugin How to install Oracle ...
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How can I have audio in Google Dictionary's pop-up bubble?

Can someone show me how to have audio in Google Dictionary? I can double-click on a word and a small bubble would pop up with the definition. But I do not have the pronunciation sound. But if I ...
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How do I manage Google Chrome updates with the update manager?

New Ubuntu user question. I have installed Google Chrome with software center and used terminal to get it to show up. Today Update Mgr ran and it said an update for chrome was ready so I accepted it ...
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Standalone of Compiz and Google Chrome with borders

Hi I've found this video that shows a standalone of Google Chrome and Compiz and I wanted to do it too! Sadly he didn't say how to do it or anything and I even checked his site. I did the steps but ...
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Why does Chrome report java as old, even though I have the newest version?

I have the newest version of Oracle Java (1.7.0_05) from Webupd8's PPA. Despite this, Google Chrome complaints that my Java plug-in is out dated, and forces me to confirm that I want to run every ...
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Force tabs in chrome

I'm running ubuntu 12.04. Chrome remembers what tabs were pinned, and re-opens them, most of the time. Sometimes, on my computer, if the browser dies, it forgets and I have to redo them. I have ...
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Error Installing FGLRX driver

My computer uses a Radeon HD 6950. I installed the "ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver" just fine, however, when I tried to install the "post-release updates", I received an error ("Sorry, ...
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Gnome shell messes up file selection and Chrome system title bar

Everything went alright up until a couple of days ago when I connected my Asus U36SD laptop running 12.04 with Gnome Shell to a projector. In certain cases, currently only affecting a maximized ...
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Fonts too small in Chrome in 12.04

I'm having trouble getting fonts to display at the correct size in Chrome. Here is a side-by-side of Firefox and Chrome on the same system (Chrome left, Firefox right), and another shot from my Mac. ...
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Chrome Browser is causing Ubuntu 12.04 to crash [closed]

Why does Chrome browser cause Ubuntu 12.04 to crash. The keyboard & mouse cease to function and the screen displays lots of text which includes the word 'Panic'. This has never happened when ...
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How to overcome “check your Internet connection” installing Chromium or Google Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Failed to download package files” error? How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center? I want to install ...
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How to use external downloaders like Axel and Aria2 in Chrome or Chromium?

I use Axel with FlashGot in Firefox. Could I use it as easily in Chromium or Google Chrome? Some Chrome extensions were supposed to be similar to FlashGot but they had a short life or, if they are ...
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How do I allocate more memory to Chrome?

I am trying to play a browser based game on Chrome. My system runs Ubuntu fine and is a new laptop. The game gets choppy when I play. How do I allocate a little more memory to Chrome so I have some ...
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Google Chrome Installation failed

Despite my best efforts I cannot get google chrome to work on Ubuntu. It's probably due to the fact that I'm not good at terminal commands, but help would be greatly appreciated. I've downloaded the ...