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Installed Ubuntu on chromebook, Ubuntu asks for password that wasn't ever set

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my chromebook. It didn't asked me for a password at first, but when I attempted to install a software from the store it's asking me for a password which I never set. As ...
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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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Where does AdBlock Plus store it's settings

I have recently installed Ubuntu (14.04) on new partition. I still have the broken version of Ubuntu on the old partition and I want to copy some settings from it. Now I trying to find location of ...
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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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How to export Google Chrome bookmarks

I have got Google Chrome (Version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit)) and I would like to export my bookmarks without having to sync anything with any online accounts. I read here that the bookmarks are stored ...
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How to enable logging for Google Chrome in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm trying to capture the logs for a certain bug I'm having with Google Chrome. However, I can't find/enable logs for GC. According to this Chromium project page, I just need to add the flags ...
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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 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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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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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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Netflix using native html5 in chrome--why no HD? [closed]

So I'm using chrome to watch netflix now finally native without wine, and I can't seem to watch anything in HD. My chrome://gpu looks good, everything plays fine in netflix in SD but nothing in HD. ...
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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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Xubuntu 14.04: task bar icon for google chrome is gone? [closed]

I think since the lastest google chrome update (today), the icon used in the task bar looks like this: but at least in the launcher, it still looks "ok": When I check the launcher properties ...
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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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Chrome is freezing Ubuntu when opening a tab or restarting

This just started happening yesterday. I didn’t knowingly change anything although I have auto-update enabled in Ubuntu. I can start chrome fine, it will work for a while, but then I open a tab and ...
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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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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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4oD (UK) - Can't stream

I'm using the most up-to-date version of firefox and flash player. When I go on 4oD and press play I used to get the loading screen showing forever with nothing playing. I then had a search and ...
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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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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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Chrome two finger scroll then right clicks

I am having problems with my touchpad in Chrome. Whenever I two finger scroll for a short time (~< 1 second, I think, its hard to time) I then get shown the right click menu. If I keep my fingers ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to make the top bar in chrome transparent?

I have my top panel transparent. It looks nice, except for when I browse the internet, the black bar along the top of chrome, which looks pretty against the non-transparent panel, sticks out like a ...
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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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remove youradexchange malware from chrome

Does anyone have experience removing the 'youradexchange.com' browser hijack on ubuntu? I find a lot of information regarding this for Windows, but there is nothing for linux. When I am using Chrome, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Error “shockwave flash has crashed ” google chrome ubuntu 14.04.1

I can not watch videos on twitch because shockwave flash crashes. I tried to disable the flash in the plugins but I only seen one Flash plugin. Before when I used 12.10, I saw 3 plugins for Flash, ...
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Google Chrome Drop Down Menus not Working

I just recently noticed that some drop down menus on Google Chrome act funny whenever I try to use them. (Seriously, I need reputation points to post an image? That has got the be the dumbest thing ...
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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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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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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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Chrome Screen Tearing while rendering pages

I know my question might be close to this question, but for me none of the solution fixed the issue completely, although one has improved the situation a bit. Simply put, I have rendering problems on ...
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Google Chrome not starting

I am running 14.04 with latest update 3.13.0-30-generic. After restarting post update I found that Google Chrome is not launching. I am able to launch Google-Chrome from command line but if I close ...
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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 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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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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Google Chrome doesn't install

I've just recently installed Ubuntu alongside Windows using file mount audit. I'm just using a 32 bit Ubuntu and downloaded a 32 bit chrome for it but couldn't install it, I always receive " bad ...
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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 set Chromium Proxy in 14.04?

Every guide I find online tells me to set the proxy through the Properties window of Chromium. However, when I try to right-click on the Chromium shortcut, I don't see a 'Properties' option. I'm ...
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Hyperlinks clicked in evince document viewer are not opening, any ideas on how to fix?

As it was instructed in another thread here in the forums, I opened the /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache file to check for correct references. And noticed this doesn't seem to be the problem, ...