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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome gets stuck when i use many tabs in Google chrome

When i use more than 4 tabs in Google chrome the whole OS gets struck for some time. What would be the reason? I use Intel i3 processor 3 rd gen, and 2 GB DDR3 RAM. Will that be my problem?
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Xubuntu pentium 4 not enough CPU for development

I installed ubuntu 14.04LTS lately on an old pentium 4 with 1Gb of ram. It was unusable. I moved to Xubuntu and added another Gb of ram for a total of 2Gb. I set the swapiness to 10. All these changes ...
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Google Chrome Crashes With Hover-Click Enabled With A Custom Cursor Theme

I have Ring-Red cursor theme installed and Hover-click enabled from accessibility options(mousetweaks). When cursor hovers and clicks on chrome' s borders, the X server crashes and dumps me to the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse pointing problem

I have a problem with mouses on my two computers. I will try to describe that issue: When I point some tab in Google Chrome and try to click, it clics a little below... I need to resize Google Chrome ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop (beta)

Chrome just launched the Chrome Remote Desktop (beta) for linux. The instructions are provided here: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1649523?hl=en I don't understand this part: Find the ...
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Ubuntu freezes after I run video on the full screen on Chrome 40

After the last update, when I run video on a full screen(youtube, facebook video...) the cursor disappears, and the video works well. But when I close the video(with esc) the whole system freezes and ...
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Chrome/Firefox slow to start in 14.04

It's been like that for months. Chrome and Firefox are just horribly slow to start. It can take 10 minutes before Chrome is usable. But after these 10 minutes, I can do whatever I want with it and ...
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Repetitive Frequent Auto Downloads of Google Chrome

Why, pray tell, is Google Chrome downloaded for installation 3 or 4 times a week? More often than Firefox, which also downloads frequently.
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No audio in Firefox, Chrome, Spotify, etc. on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and I'm having some issues with my audio. I have an Intel H61 Express chipset and I'm using the HDMI out to my home theatre system. When I select the ...
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Chrome Redraw Issue

When I am using Chrome the window will not redraw until I change focus to something else and then click back onto Chrome I am using 2 monitors but it does not matter which monitor Chrome is on I am ...
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Just Installed Ubuntu, its really laggy little after login. What can i do to fix this?

So I just installed Ubuntu on a Dell D620 That previously had Windows 7 on it. The thing I seem to be running into is that when I try to switch tabs on a browser or to a different application I get a ...
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not able to install the extentions in google chorme

Could not install package: 'UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL'. Could not install package because a utility process crashed. Try restarting Chrome and trying again.
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When I try to open Chrome it opens a new window with empty icon

When I try to open Google Chrome on Ubuntu I get this: If I try to open it from terminal I get this: ATTENTION: default value of option force_s3tc_enable overridden by environment. The program ...
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Web page not available

I'm trying to access some websites using chrome and firefox but it is giving me error message like Web page not available.I'm getting this problem from when I installed Ubuntu14.04 now I upgraded it ...
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Keyboard Stops Responding While Using Google Docs in Chrome Browser

Ubuntu, Unity, 14.10 When I'm using Google Docs in Chrome, as soon as "All changes saved to drive" appears at the top of the document, the keyboard stops responding. Everything else, the mouse, ...
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Can't install software from repository [duplicate]

I want to play games from mini clip website, tried it in Firefox. Even though it has flash player installed through software center, the games are not working. I tried chromium, but was unable to ...
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Unity left panel application shortcut problem

I'm having some problems with the Google Chrome shortcut in the Unity left panel. I don't know how exactly I should address this issue. Here's a screenshot. Currently I'm launching Chrome from Unity ...
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Google Chrome shows Black Screen in ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated using the command sudo apt-get upgrade, and now when I launch Chrome I just get a black screen. Here is a screenshot of it: What could the problem be, and are there any ...
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Can't access home directory during boot. Any solutions?

I recently switched to Ubuntu 14.04 from windows. I've setup Chrome Remote Desktop but it won't start during the boot process and the following error appears in boot.log * Starting Chrome Remote ...
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How to have Ubuntu Chrome Canary?

Ubuntu how can i have Google Chrome Canary? https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/canary.html
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Unable to connect my mobile device to chrome on ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with chrome 39.0.2171.65 and I'm having a hard time connecting my samsung phone device to chrome. I installed adb and made sure that Ubuntu recognizes the ...
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Can I pause YouTube in Chrome from the command line?

I can pause Spotify by pausing all system programs playing (well, toggling). How can I do something like that to pause/play YouTube videos in Google Chrome?
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Why does chrome use excessive amounts of CPU?

Synopsis For the past few weeks, i've really started to notice a process on my machine hitting the CPU. So today I have taken a look into it, to find that Chrome is running about 100% CPU. Is ...
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Unable to open Google Chrome on Ubuntu

I am unable to open Google Chrome. I tried removing and installing it again. But this did not solve the problem. On trying this command google-chrome on terminal, it shows shm_open() failed: ...
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Google Chrome Command-Line Notice

I get this notice when i start/stop google chrome from command line. [18848:18924:1203/171505:ERROR:get_updates_processor.cc(240)] PostClientToServerMessage() failed during GetUpdates However, ...
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How to fix missing libudev.so.0 for Chrome to start again?

Trying to start chrome yields in following error on the command line: /opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Where does Google Chrome save temporary pdf files?

I was wondering where does Google Chrome save pdf documents that it opens in the browser itself. I know those get deleted if we dont save them and close the browser. I looked into chrome temporary ...
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Chrome and Skype are broken after upgrading to 14.04

I am very newby on ubuntu so I will try to explain my problem in a silly way :) I had 12.04 untill today in my second partition and I decided to run it. Then I upgrade it to 14.04 (just finished). ...
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Chrome/Chromium fonts look bad starting from version 37

After an upgrade from version 36 to 37, the fonts in Google Chrome browser and its opensource variation Chromium look much worse. In the attached screenshot you will the same page viewed with version ...
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Google Chrome's window becomes invisible / unresponsive

I'm using Google Chrome, Version 39 (64-bit), under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (trusty). Often, the browser's window becomes invisible after returning from standby, or after opening the window after it was ...
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Computer freezes when playing youtube video in Chrome

I have got a computer with fresh 14.04 installation. Whenever I open a Youtube video in Chrome it plays for a minute or so, and the the machine freezes. The only way out of it is a hard reset. I have ...
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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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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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How do I uninstall the Chrome (OS) desktop enviroment?

So, yesterday I installed the Chrome OS desktop environment for Ubuntu (12.04). It didn't work (probably because the install was corrupted). But anyways, how can I remove it?
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Chrome issue with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a bizarre issue using Chrome in Ubuntu 14.04 : when i wanna launch for unknown reason i found that instead of the normal Chrome launcher i found something else: You may say it's not a big ...
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How to launch a new instance of Google Chrome from the command line?

Is there any way I can launch a new instance of Google Chrome from the command line? I'm not referring to opening a new window - I want a new instance. Here's why: Suppose I open Chrome and navigate ...
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How to set Chrome as default browser for Java installation

When going into the Java Control Panel by executing the following command in Terminal: ControlPanel And going to the Advanced tab, I see that at the bottom it says: But I have set my default ...
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Fullscreen Chrome video causes Ubuntu to crash

Any time I try to watch a flash (or maybe HTML5) video in chrome, when I fullscreen it, Ubuntu freezes, goes black, and then my monitor says "no signal." This only happens on the second or third time ...
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Open application window on the same screen as where It was launched

I am using a dual screen setup. Ubuntu 14.10/Unity. Each screen has its own launcher/Dash. Default applictions like Firefox, nautilus, terminal & thunderbird appears on the screen where I have ...
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In guest session, Google Chrome won't start and hibernation is missing in menu

In guest session, hibernate missing in menu and Google Chrome won't start from dash. I have enabled hibernation, as it works without problems. When I click on Chrome icon from Dash, nothing happens. ...
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Chrome Flash Player Extension Keeps Bringing Up Black Bar 14.04

Hi there I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to watch cartoons while I do some work (I have it running through a second monitor). I am watching out of the Google Chrome native client. Every time I ...
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Ubuntu Chrome chrome://apps/

I have a problem. I want to see always Google services when I open a new tab. How to get this working when opening this as a new tab: chrome://apps/ (Google services)?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Chrome web store screen shuts off

I'm fairly new at this other-OS-than-windows-thing, so I might have a hard time understanding and using the proper names for stuff... so, I'm trying to get netflix to work on my laptop running Ubuntu ...
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Black chromemenu after Catalys 14.20 Installation

I just installed proprietary AMD Catalyst drivers on my computer (Ubuntu dual booted with windows). I just noticed that When I right click on something or open main menu in Chrome, the menu looks good ...
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Youtube occasionally giving black screen

I know that there were many questions about youtube giving blackscreen, but I went through a lot of them on none was my problem. I am using Chrome 32bit, basically, youtube sometimes stops working for ...
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Chromium extensions gallery causes black screen

I have the same issue like the one described here [question]:Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium causes black screen , the only difference is it only happens when I try to load the extensions gallery (I have not ...
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Black blank screen when using google chrome

I've Dell Inspiron 1525 with Kubuntu 14.04. Recently when I checked for update Muon Update Manager told me that few updates are avilable so I updated it but now when I use Google Chrome for some time ...
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Chrome maximised black screen, missing icons and text

So I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, and I've been having issues with the Google Chrome icons going blank until I hover over them. The text on each tab also goes blank often. I presume it's some graphic card ...
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I clicked on a virus link - What should I do?

Using Google Chrome, my friend on Facebook tagged me on a video (probably an auto tag virus), I accidentally clicked on it (I thought that it was my friend's page). Then a new tab opened, then a popup ...
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Webcam works with cheese, but not in chrome

I have a HP dv7t-6c00 running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The webcam works when I try it from cheese, but when I try it from Chrome at webcamtoy.com all I get is a black picture. In chrome I select "Use ...