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Google Chrome security

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I first open Google Chrome I get the green padlock, but any sites I visit I get your connection is not private. I then check the connection and it has 2 warnings: The ...
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My computer crashes everytime I use Youtube

My computer is a HP Pavillion dv6559ea and I have the 14.04 LTS Ubuntu version, 32bit. Everytime I go to youtube my computer crashes. The side bar used to disappear and the only option I had was to ...
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crash chrome broswer

i when by "google-chrome-stable" in terminal get error : engmmrj@engmmrj-MS-7592:~$ google-chrome-stable [1:1:0617/150719:ERROR:image_metadata_extractor.cc(111)] Couldn't load libexif. Gtk-Message: ...
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Stop Auto volume gain up, down

When i am using Google Chrome web browser, it use audio auto gain control. As a result the default audio volume keep getting changed from 20% to 100% or 50% and it creates a serious annoying problem. ...
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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, ...
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Awesome WM not working with google-chrome

When I start google-chrome, everything appears to be fine, but when I attempt to change the current layout, the browser windows do not respond correctly. It almost seems as if there was an attempt to ...
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How do I get Java plugin working on Google Chrome?

Google has updated its Chrome browser to version 35. This new version uses Aura in place of GTK2 and no longer supports NPAPI plugins like Java (both OpenJDK and Oracle). PPAPI plugins like ...
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How to enable NPAPI option in google chrome in Ubuntu?

I have enter following link in URL in chrome: chrome://flags/#enable-npapi But after hitting above line in URL can not see the option to enable NPAPI. I have tried same thing in Windows and in MAC ...
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How do I reduce the font size on tabs in Chrome in Ubuntu?

The tabs in Ubuntu (Xubuntu 14.04) have a larger font than Firefox. See comparison in attached image. How do I reduce this size?
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14.04 Google Chrome Audio Playback Issues

So after about an hour trying to find a solution for this problem, I've had no luck. The issue: Audio playback in Google Chrome is way too fast/high pitched/choppy. Steps I've taken to try and fix ...
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Error message upon installing Google Chrome

I got the following messages upon installing Google Chrome and launching it from the terminal: google-chrome-stable [9235:9244:0612/121713:ERROR:sandbox_ipc_linux.cc(431)] sendmsg: Broken pipe ...
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Google Chrome proxy settings?

When I try to set Google Chrome's proxy settings (on chrome://linux-proxy-config/), I get the following message: When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system ...
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Chrome has gone too large after update ubuntu 14.04 ..?

Chrome has gone large in all senses - the whole window, tabs, font. See the picture below. I tried this following suggestion on this post, but not luck fixing it. All I did is this: - gsettings set ...
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15.04 won't close windows, respond to typing

recently, when I clicked the close button (orange X) for several windows (chrome, system settings), the windows did not close. Instead, the grabby hand icon appeared while I held down the mouse. Also, ...
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Remove Chrome Completely

I had a crash tonight, seems to have been graphics related (the cursor disappeared so I rebooted). Now chrome has gone very strange. It seems to have a windows skin over the top. As the screen shot ...
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Chrome Tab/Menu/URL bar and web pages have got really big

On a Dell XPS 13 (9333), I am running Ubuntu 15.04 and Google Chrome Stable and since yesterday after some updates, Google Chrome has gone all weird on me. The Tab/Menu/URL bar and web pages have got ...
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Can't reach some https sites using Chrome but Firefox works fine

I've installed Chrome (not Chromium) on Ubuntu laptop and can't get to some sites that use https. Firefox works fine. In Chrome I get: This page not available ERR_FAILED The webpage ...
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Google Chrome's address bar has doubled in size. How can I fix this?

With recent updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation, Google Chrome has changed in appearance such that its address bar has doubled in size. You can see Chrome on the left side and Firefox on the ...
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uBlock Chrome extension unenables at every startup

How come? I need to enable it manually every time I reboot my computer. Ubuntu 14.04, Gnome 3 DE
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How do I get qBittorrent to open magnet links instead of chrome in Xubuntu?

I accidentally chose Chrome as the default handler for magnet links and now I cannot find a way to change that. Any idea?s Thanks.
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How can I display a still image / short video loop through a webcam? [duplicate]

I need to sneak away from my desk without the person I'm video chatting realising. I am staying pretty still, and she's working so not that observant. I think a still image would fool her for long ...
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how to delete temp files which is created by google chrome in linux?

I want clean up cache file or row data which is created by the Google chrome during playing video's form youtube as well as other site task. During cleanup I want to protect my history and cookies. ...
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having Google Chrome developer tools open causes pages to not render/load properly [closed]

I cannot find anyone else who is affected by this bug, so I am reluctant to believe it is actually a bug with google chrome. To better understand what I am dealing with here I have created a short ...
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How can I open a browser tab after resuming from sleep?

I've bashed around on this one for awhile, no pun intended. I just want to open my todo list url in my browser every time my computer wakes from suspend. The command to do this normally is easy: ...
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Hot corners reset on reboot. Chrome flickers window spread?

I'm meeting a lot of issues with both Compizconfig and Unity Tweak Tool in regards to the "hot corner" function alongside with the window-spread and workspace-switcher features. First of all, my hot ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Chrome - Youtube full screen mouse cusor

My mouse cursor doesn't disappear during full-screen video playback in Google Chrome, Ubuntu 14.04. Can anyone confirm if this is normal or just my system?
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Ibus anthy/mozc works in every program except for Chrome

I've installed both anthy and mozc in order to type Japanese characters on my system, and it works for the most part: Both work in Skype, LibreOffice, the Terminal, and everything else I have tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 chrome doesn't detect keyboard input

When I'm using multiple workspaces, especially when I'm writing code and have every one of my workspaces occupied by some process and switch between the workspace that contains google chrome and the ...
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how do I downgrade google chrome?

Presumably after an update, google chrome has very serious problems with page rendering. I want to downgrade it. (Switching to vmlinuz.old and initrd.img.old did not help). $ apt-cache policy ...
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Ubuntu DNS change ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED in Chrome

I've created my first ubuntu 14.04 server on digital ocean and tried to point my domain to it. Ive configured everything with help of the following tutorial to set up my apache virtual host. When i go ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crouton Chrome OS wifi and network issue

I've just installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 using crouton. It updated to 14.04 very quickly. I have 2 main issues: I'm automatically connected to my wifi network, just as I am when I ...
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How to change chromium-browser indicator icon?

I tried to copy it with sudo cp /home/USERNAME/Bilder/Kram/chromium-browser.svg /usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/apps/ to replace the indicator icon. But it remains always the same: The icon I ...
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Unable to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10 on my MBA 5,2 11" [closed]

I'm having great difficulties installing chrome Ubuntu 12.10 on my MBA 5,2 11". When I try sudo dpkg -i google-chrome*; sudo apt-get -f install get the following Selecting previously unselected ...
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Unread indicator for Slack Chrome App

I'm using Slack as an application shortcut through Google Chrome. It appears that unity uses the web's favicon for the launcher icon, which is neat. However, it seems to cache the icon for an unknown ...
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low Sound volume on flash but normal in soundcloud. #Chrome

I have an odd issue ^^ I have a low volume on the flash player (zb. Youtube) on chrome. But a completely normal one on some online radio like soundcloud. The volume is setted to max. but is still ...
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Google chrome: Hot corner causes flickering

When I use "hot corner" function to expose all windows in unity tweak tool, my Chrome browser will go nuts. It flickers through tabs and it's generally just a mess.
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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 ...
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Getting Error When Uninstalling Google Chrome

I can't update or uninstall Google Chrome. I am getting this error: Setting up google-chrome-stable (36.0.1985.125-1) ... xdg-icon-resource: size argument must be numeric Try 'xdg-icon-resource ...
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Installing Chrome correctly

I'm a longtime Windows user but I've been interested in Linux for quite some time as a possible alternative. I've dabbled with it a number of times but just installed 15.04 GNOME as a dual boot with ...
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Cannot Install Google Chrome. How do I fix it?

I can't install Google Chrome browser. I wonder why and how to fix it. Here is the log I got from my terminal when installing Google Chrome. $ sudo dpkg --install chrome.deb [sudo] password for ...
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Double chrome icon in Docky won't go away

I know the double Chrome icon is not an uncommon issue, I've founded fixes for it like this one, that seem to work. The issue that I'm having is that none of them seem to stick. The second, out of ...
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I get pixel perfect scrolling in native apps, but not chrome or LibreOffice, is it possible to get it?

I'm in ubuntu 14.04 and my trackpad gives me pixel perfect scrolling in all the native apps, but not Chrome or LibreOffice, I've tried the chrome://flags smooth scrolling option, but that just ...
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Chromium app closes after executing the bash script by double click

I have a chromium app which i want to execute from a bash script. I am successfully able to execute this command from terminal and able to open the app but when i tried to double click the script the ...
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Adblock not working in Chrome, recently upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

Adblock is not blocking ads on youtube. If I move to another tab, the youtube screen goes black and I have to reload the page. I don't know if this is an issue with 13.10, but this just started ...
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How to handle google chrome external protocol when your software is on wine?

My problem is this: I have a software installed with Wine (Brain Explorer 2, it's free); certain functions of this software requires using the browser (in this case google chrome; firefox isn't an ...
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Chrome icon lost from panel

Here are the screen shots: A zoom in of the bottom panel: As you can see, on Ubuntu's the bottom panel, the chrome icon is missing, how can I get it back? I tried to completely remove chrome and ...
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How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium?

I'm having a problem with Chrome and one of its extensions, so I want to completely uninstall everything. I've uninstalled Chrome through the Software Center, but when I reinstall it, all of my ...
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How to get Google Apps Launcher, Google Now, and Notifications

I have Chrome Version 35.0.1916.114 on Ubuntu 14.04 and have enabled the Chrome flag 'Enable the App Launcher. Linux'. How do I get the new features - Google Apps Launcher, Google Now and Google ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashing on viewing youtube video in google chrome

I am running the 32-bit version of ubuntu 14.04 and using Version 43.0.2357.81 of Google Chrome (google-chrome-stable) on it. Youtube usually works fine with Mozilla firfox, but as I start a youtube ...