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Usage share of various Ubuntu releases - 12.04 nowhere used anymore?

Are there available any usage share statistics across all Ubuntu releases? I'm asking in regards to Google Chrome no more providing updates for Ubuntu 12.04 starting in early March 2016. According ...
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(un)localize help.ubuntu.com

I often help people here on Ask or on other international websites. In order to do so, sometimes I have to refer to the great guides on http://help.ubuntu.com . Problem is, my system is localized (in ...
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How Do I Update Firefox's Adobe flash and Chrome's Version(alng with the Unity Plugin)

I am Not sure How to Update Adobe flash On My PC. It Says "Fire Fox Has Banned The Outdated Plugin Adobe flash from running on this site"and when I click on unblock it says that it needs to be updated ...
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/opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libnvidia-glsi.so.352.79

I am running google, but get error /opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libnvidia-glsi.so.352.79: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I find ...
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Where can I find the Unicode Emoticon set?

I am trying to find a suitable font that contains the Unicode Emoticon set. When an iPhone user sends me some emoticons over Google Hangouts they render either incorrectly or not at all. The problem ...
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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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Is there a good alternative to Adobe Flash on Linux that's not a CPU hog?

My CPU stays on 100 and sometimes drops to the high 90s when I'm using flash for Chrome and Firefox isn't much lower. I disabled the Pepper flash and enable hardware acceleration in Chrome://flags and ...
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Chrome doesn't show any site properly (artifacts)

Whenever I minimize, and maximize then my Chrome browser it starts to show artifact on any site that "move the half of the site in the transverse". It dissapear when any of site element change their ...
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Font rendering in chrome is weird

The font is Arial. Is there a way to fix it? Tried reinstalling Freetype but nothing. Also, I do not have MSfonts installed.
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Enable thumbnail preview when uploading files in Google Chrome/Firefox?

I have google chrome and when I upload photos to Facebook or Imageshack I cannot find a way to show thumbnails, only detail view. I also tried this in Firefox. This is quite important as it is ...
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Google Chrome will not exit fullscreen mode

I am running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10, have latest stable google-chrome version 30.0.1599.114-1. Whenever I enter fullscreen mode by pressing F11, it would not allow me to exit this mode by pressing F11. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes using both FireFox, Chrome and Rhythmbos at the same time

Has anyone experienced Ubuntu 14.04 to freeze up while you are using either FireFox, or Chrome while using Rhythmbox Music Box? My computer has the following installed: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Memory: 8G ...
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HTML5 DRM video won't play on Ubuntu 15.10 with latest Google-Chrome

I have three 15.10 systems with Google Chrome installed. Two play purchased Amazon movies just great. One gives me a "Digital Rights Error" tells me to enable Widevine and refer to error 7235. I ...
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How to install Chrome browser properly via command line?

I am trying to install chrome browser via command line. I tried this: $ apt-cache search chrome browser The results show that the proper term is "chrome-browser," so I tried that: $ sudo apt-get ...
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No 5.1 surround sound in Chrome or Firefox (HTML5)

In Chrome (and Firefox) while playing youtube videos HTML5 there is only stereo sound output. I am able to play 5.1 surround sound in VLC, so the hardware & Ubuntu setup is correct. Windows ...
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Google Chrome fps lag with Nvidia GTX770

I'm using the nvidia 352.63 drivers with a GTX770. When I open many chrome windows (like 4 or 5 windows) (not tabs) the windows' fps start dropping, sometimes reaching 20fps and it's so annoying. ...
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Installing Chrome [duplicate]

How to know about my ubuntu system 32 bit or 64 bit ? want to install chrome this(see image) is what it is asking me ample of options which one should i download
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Google Chrome won't launch on a Pentium 4

Google Chrome won't launch. Whenever I try to launch it, google-chrome-stable I get, Illegal instruction (core dumped) (I have already taken a look at, Google Chrome won't launch ...
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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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Auto-complete not working in Chrome Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Chrome Version 38.0.2125.111 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that the auto-complete doesn't work when writing in the search line, and I have no idea what the problem is. Thank you ...
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Error's with dpkg when trying to reinstall chrome

Noob here, When attempting to uninstall google chrome from terminal I first encountered the error. Since I tried updating resulting in the same error. Here is an example: sudo apt-get remove ...
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Very unstable video playback on Ubuntu 15.10

From VLC and SMPlayer to Chrome, I am experiencing daily and even hourly video playback issues. For one, please look at this YouTube video that was playing in full-screen mode in Chrome and as soon as ...
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Chrome Ash full screen

With "google-chrome --open-ash" chrome starts in ash mode, but how to create launcher to start in fullscreen (not kiosk mode but the same as F11)?
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how to avoid open chrome with SmartShopSave?

when I open chrome a website come in, but I can't find any software or plugins about SmartShopSave? what is it and how to drop it? SmartShopSave 1.My chrome has no suspicious extension 2.I don not ...
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Text appears too small in FullHD 1080p display, not much help found

Text in my new full hd laptop appears to be extremely small in many applications (like google chrome). I already changed the font size in many places like in System settings>>system>>universal ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) [related to google chrome]

So ubuntu worked perfectly for me for a while. I tried to download Google Chrome and accidentally downloaded the 32 bit version. Went back and tried to download the 64-bit (stupidly without deleting ...
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Add Google Chrome to Default Applications

I am a new Ubuntu user. After initial install of my OS one of the first things I did was install Google Chrome (google-chrome-stable) from the Google website. Everything was good, it showed as an ...
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Videos freeze in fullscreen mode in Chrome and Firefox

When I maximize a flash OR HTML5 video, e.g. on youtube, the picture freezes but the video continues to play. I can still hear the sound and even see the mouse cursor switching from normal cursor to ...
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google chrome web dynpro

How to solve this error message on Google chrome running on Ubuntu 14.04 "Sorry, your browser/program is not supported by Web Dynpro!" but when i use firefox the site is working fine (on Ubuntu ...
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Silverlight causing Software Center to crash

I'm using an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit system. I installed silverlight plugin to view netflix on Chrome browser. When I tried to load Software Center, it crashed on startup. I tried again through ...
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google chrome on chromium freeze while play video full screen on facebook

while i play a video on my Ubuntu 15.10 in chrome or chromium in full screen mode at moment i use ctrl+tab or volume up or exit from full screen will freeze and i can do any thing even logout or ...
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Netflix Stopped Working on Chrome

Netflix has suddenly and mysteriously stopped working for me when using it through Chrome version 47.0.2526.106 (64-bit) and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I click on a movie it gives me the spinning "loading ...
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Run app from removable drive without sudo

I want to run apps like Google Chrome in my lab PC where I don't have administrator access meaning I can't run sudo command to do any thing. Is it possible to make apps run from removable drive like ...
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I want to install 64bit ubuntu onto my computer currently running 32bit ubuntu

I have a viglen genie computer with an intel core 2 duo and 4gbs of ram and it can run 64bit. I currently have 32bit ubuntu and have just found out that chrome will no longer be supported on this and ...
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Can I make links to email addresses open Gmail instead of Evolution?

When I click on a link to an email address in Firefox or Google Chrome a "Welcome to Evolution" screen appears. Can I make Gmail open instead, or at the very least disable Evolution from running?
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NETFLIX not working because of components Chrome

I've using Ubuntu 14, Netflix isn't working with chrome. it says: cannot find all components. check WidevineCdm and upgrade it. but there is not upgrate to do in chrome components.
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How to synchronize bookmarks in Google Chrome between Ubuntu and Windows

I dual boot my system with windows and Ubuntu. when i bookmark a page in Windows (in Google Chrome), it doesn't show up when i open chrome in Ubuntu. I have already logged in to the Chrome with my ...
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Dependency Problems installing Google Chrome package due to xdg-utils error

Trying to install Google Chrome on my fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install. I have run a full apt-get upgrade and apt-get update on this system before installing Chrome. I downloaded the 32-bit deb package from ...
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Chrome 42 on Ubuntu 14.04 won't start

Running Chrome 42 on Ubuntu 14.04 results in an error going out to console of: Check failed: NamespaceUtils::WriteToIdMapFile("/proc/self/gid_map", gid_) I found this in the Chromium project which ...
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edX.org login issue with Chrome on Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 with latest version of Google Chrome. But Signin on edX.org does not work, after clicking "Sign in", it shows We couldn't sign you in. An error has occurred. Check your ...
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Choosing default browser

I am having problems choosing my default browser. As far as I can tell there are 2 ways to do it, and right now they are conflicting. What I want: default browser of Google Chrome Problem: In unity ...
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Chrome crashes when I turn on/off fullscreen on Youtube and locks down the screen

When I'm watching Youtube videos, Chrome oftenly crashes when I switch to fullscreen or exit it. But it doesn't pop up any window or notice or anything. Mouse keeps moving but everything else is ...
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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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Chrome on Ubuntu no longer supports Netflix? Latest update removed Widevine component

Netflix was working fine until an upgrade updated Chrome to version 48.0.2564.82 (64-bit). It first told me to ensure Widevine was set to "always enabled" in chrome://plugins. After checking "always ...
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Video full screen on half of screen

Is it possible to have the video i'm playing in browser be played in full screen on just half of the screen? So for example you have 1 chrome window tabbed on half of the screen with the things you ...
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Java plugins for Chrome 45+? [closed]

I have been having trouble with Java in my Chrome dev build (48), and all the posts about Java for Chrome are old and potentially outdated. Is there any new developments for Java in Chrome now?
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Unclear graphics in Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to use Firefox or Google Chrome browser or PDF reader, I cannot read the text properly. The characters are unclear (see screenshots). I have already installed the Intel G31 graphics driver ...
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Downloading files from Google Chrome

I am running Google Chrome 48.0.2564.97 (64 bit) on a brand new Ubuntu 15.10. When I try to download a file I am presented with a Nautilus dialog asking me where to store the file. When I try to ...
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Unable to launch chrome - Ubuntu

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Google Chrome 48.0.2564.82 When launching Chrome on a fresh installation, it crashes. We get this ...
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'How do I stop this message? “This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because this Linux system will no longer be supported”

I am using Google Chrome 48.0 I receive this message every time I start "Chrome" How do I turn the message of, short of closing it every time? I do want to switch browsers, just not see the notice. ...