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The following packages have been kept back : google-chrome-stable

Today when i tried to update, i got a message that there was 1 upgrade to be made, so i did a sudo apt-get upgrade and got this message: The following packages have been kept back: google-chrome-...
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Can't install google chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

The termial say's package google-chrome-stable needs to be reinstalled but can't find it in the archives. What do I need to do? I keep getting errors.
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How do I start chromium-browser in headless mode? extension “RANDR” missing on display “:99”

Ubuntu $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Chromium chromium-browser --version Chromium 48....
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Youtube showing horizontal lines when full screen in google chrome

First, im new to Ubuntu so please bear with me. My Google Chrome shows strange behavior when playing Youtube videos in full screen mode. There will be some horizontal white lines, which is exactly ...
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Why do some Chrome Apps don't display a Unity launcher icon?

Some Chrome(ium) Apps don't properly display an icon in the Unity launcher. Example: Signal Messenger Screenshot of the Unity icon: Screenshot of chrome:apps: Content of ~/Desktop/chrome-...
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Cannot set Google Chrome as default browser

I few months ago I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop. I had backed up my previous home folder and restored it on top of my installation. I installed Google Chrome and set it as my ...
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Trouble outputing audio CHROME/FIREFOX

I am having trouble using the headphone jack on Ubuntu 15.10 in a iMac. I have sound output coming from the OS and from the test inside sound control panel, but not from browsers and some apps. I can ...
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Global Shortcut not working 15.10

I have a keyboard with media shorts and they work to pause music playing in chrome globally. My Global Settings: My Chrome Shortcut keys: However when I hit Cntrl+Alt+Z the audio won't pause. ...
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flash player not working on Ubuntu 14.04 with Chrome for Linux

My flash player isnt working anymore on my Xubuntu 14.04 and Chrome for Linux but it is working on Firefox. I did several researchs on internet, and haven't found any solution yet. I removed adobe ...
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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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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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Chrome loses default-incognito setting after every update. How to fix?

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10. I need to start Chrome (not Chromium) in incognito mode by default. I edited /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop and I replaced the following line: Exec=/opt/...
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Trying anything to remove Chrome sources.list error

I keep getting the famous sources.list error even after trying to implement the supposed fix. My next thing is to try to totally remove chrome/chromium and start over. So I followed these removal ...
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apt-get dist-upgrade hangs

I just ran an update of 14.04 followed by a dist-upgrade and the the upgrade hangs while trying to set up google chrome. The following indicates as far as I was able to get. Setting up linux-...
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Making youtube fullscreen will freeze Unity (the whole desktop)

I never had this problem until today. When I watch a youtube video everything is fine, until I make the video fullscreen. It actually continues to play perfectly when fullscreen, but when I then exit ...
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How to specify Wifi/Ethernet connection by software?

I want my terminal connecting to LAN through wired Ethernet connection, while Chrome connection to Internet through wifi. Is it possible to specify the connection by software?
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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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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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>4GB Free and Merely Closing Tabs Causes Chrome to Thrash Disk

The red light stays on, I can't click on even the launcher bar, occasionally the windows "grey out" and all because I'm merely trying to close Chrome tabs? With most of my 8GB RAM free according to "...
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Fake UserTrust.com Certificates in Chrome?

I was trying to install a SSL certificate, when I digged into Chrome Settings and looked at the installed ones (servers tab). Those are marked as Not Safe, and they are related to mail.google.com, ...
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How secure is the chromium browser compared to chrome? [duplicate]

Now that chrome has ended support for 32 bit linux, I was wondering if chromium is as secure and as reliable as chrome. If not what changes can be made to chromeium?
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Can't launch google chrome on ubuntu 15.10 install via PPA

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, so I want to install Google Chrome. First time, it was installed by Ubuntu Software Center which I downloaded deb file from official Google Chrome website,...
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How to remove a browser virus in google chrome Ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I am opening Chrome I am redirected to demo.opera-mini.net/public/ page. I google it and found most solutions related to registry config edit to remove it from Windows environment as they are ...
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How to create website shortcuts on the desktop / in a folder using Chrome?

Help with something really basic, which I am unable to figure out. In Windows creating a shortcut (link) for a website is as easy as dragging-and-dropping the favicon/address bar to the desktop or a ...
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google-chrome-stable keeps asking if it should be set to default

Since the Ubuntu 15.10 upgrade, google-chrome-stable keeps asking if it should be set as default browser, even though it already is. I tried to reinstall it, but that didn't help. Any ideas?
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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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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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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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How to remove “tradeexchange.com” link opening everytime in Chrome[ubuntu 15.10]

I am on Ubunbtu 15.10. In either Firefox or Chrome, everytime i click a link, a rouge link called "tradeexchange.com" opens. I tried everything - but i am unable to remove this. I cleared all the ...
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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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Linux Won't Run

Wow. I recently installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook C720. I installed it using Crouton, so it runs Chrome and Ubuntu side by side. I can switch between them with a hot key. For more information on my ...
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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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What's the difference between Google Chrome and/or Chromium? What are the advantages/disadvantages to each?

I used Google Chrome in Windows, and am now using Chromium in Ubuntu. Is there any difference to the two programs? What are the advantages and disadvantages to each program? Which one seems better?
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Google Chrome - Google.com using SHA-1 14.04LTS

Anytime I go to any Google site (including Youtube), I don't get that nice green HTTPS sign letting me know everything should be safe with my connection to Google. In the past week or so, it has been ...
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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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Google Chrome PPA upgrade invalid signature

When running: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I got this output: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com utopic-security InRelease Ign http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com utopic InRelease ...
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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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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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Google Chrome Installation

How do I install Google Chrome on my Ubuntu 13.10 easily? I had downloaded the file called google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb from google downloads but it doesnot install using Ubuntu Software ...
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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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apt-get update errors after installing google chrome

I have asked a question related to this problem before here How to fix Update error: Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file?. But I was told to ask a new question after it was established that my ...
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Update Google Chrome Stable [duplicate]

Note : This question is not a duplicate. Answers from similar questions do not work. Note II : It is not a duplicate of NODATA error. Are you guys kidding me ?! Note III : Even the NODATA error has ...
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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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Securely delete browsing history incognito

I want to know how delete my browsing history SECURELY so someone with technical knowledge can't open my computer and figure out my history so everything is GONE completely. Any way of doing this?
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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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How come I can't resize Google Chrome's window less than 595px?

For some reason I can not resize Chrome's window to less than 595 px on Ubuntu 12.10. I can resize Firefox's window to 0 px. Also I can resize the Chrome window to a very small size on Windows. This ...
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Very slow Chromium browser

On my machine Chromium is very slow, I had to switch to Firefox where everything works fine. Looks like this is a kind of JavaScript problem (eg. slowed down typing on Facebook), pages loading slower, ...