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Screen tearing on google chrome in 15.10

I am having problems with screen tearing while watching videos on google chrome (both with and without fullscreen). I have integrated Intel HD graphics controller on my Z97X-Gaming-5 motherboard. I ...
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Install Google Chrome Nag

Good Morning All. I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and Firefox 44.0. Software Centre keeps nagging to install Google Chrome, which I don't want. Is there a way to turn off the nag? Any assistance appreciated, ...
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Where can I download chrome-stable-current?

I installed Chrome Version 42.0.2311.90 from an old .deb package, but now I get ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR when trying to load any Google site (*.google.com, where * can be mail, plus, contacts, etc.). ...
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Google Chrome touchscreen - right-click gets stuck

I'm having some problems with Google Chrome and my touchscreen in Ubuntu 14.04. Basic touchscreen usage works fine, but if I double-tap on the touchscreen (the gesture for a right-click, as far as I ...
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What is my Chrome password?

A pop up message comes up when I try to open google chrome, it says: Enter the password of chrome to run the application 'google-chrome'. I don't remember putting any password to it when I installed ...
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Trouble accessing Netflix

I've spent 4 hours trying to get Netflix to work on my Ubuntu. I've been to many Help pages and tried various things, including: trying to install Chrome and failing ("Failed to satisfy all ...
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Render webpages in Ubuntu font

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu and I love the default font in this OS. Is there any way to make my Chrome webpages load in that same font? I tried setting the font to 'Ubuntu' in 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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Can't run chromedriver and google-chrome-stable at the same time

Up until now I've been using chromium as my default browser and have been running java-selenium test automation with chromedriver (which I've downloaded and manually specified its location to the ...
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Problem with Apt fetching updates [duplicate]

When I tried to update apt's local package index, I am getting an error % sudo apt-get update Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease ... lots or repositories ... Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com ...
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How can I stop accumulated Google Chrome background processes?

Sometimes invisible instances of Google Chrome accumulate and prevent me from starting the browser: $ ps -ef | grep chrome ak 4044 1 4 11:30 ? 00:00:01 ...
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Opening new tab freezes Chrome (14.04)

My Ubutnu 14.04 LTS freezes (including the mouse) on opening new tab on Chrome Version 49.0.2623.75 (64-bit). I have tried disabling and enabling "Override system preferences" for GPU, and this has ...
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How to move google-chrome notifications back to the up right corner in Ubuntu 15.10?

I know that the native notifcation link does not work anymore but that is okay for me. But since the last update to google-chrome 49, the notifications of chrome pop up at the bottom from time to ...
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Open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent

I'm trying to open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent 4.3.1 on Kubuntu 13.10. The problem is that after i click the link, a new notification appears. It says "Examining magnet://..." and will run ...
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Chrome freezes after unlock screen Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have two laptops, one running on Ubuntu 14.4 Cinnamon DE, and the other with Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa Cinnamon too. I notice a strange behavior on both laptops If I try to unlock the screen while chrome ...
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Can't use Chrome with wine running

I was running Binding of Isaac Rebirth through wine. When I went to Chrome, I tried to switch tab but nothing happened. When I closed the game and switched back to chrome, the tab had switched. I ...
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error 404 installing google chrome

I had problems with Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 so I uninstalled it. Now, when I'm trying to install the 32bit version from the google website, I keep getting an error 404. I have tried other ...
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Google Chrome update and sign-in problem [duplicate]

Today when i opened Chrome i was greeted with this message: I logged in, and reopened Chrome, still the same error appeared. I removed the folder Web Data in hopes that it would fix it, still ...
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Chrome updates fail with error when updating repository information [duplicate]

When running sudo apt-get update I get the error: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry ‘main/binary-i386/Packages’ in Release ...
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Is Google support for Chrome in 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 really ending?

like many others I've had a message when I open Chrome browser to say Chrome won't be supported much longer, with a link to the page telling you 32-bit linux Chrome support is ending, and you need ...
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Green video on google hangout/chrome

I am running a Dell Inspiron 5556 with Ubuntu 15.10. Just got linux on it and things are mostly good. I am able to run hangouts fine in Firefox. However, in Chrome, the video is completely green. I ...
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How can I control YouTube playback with my keyboard hotkeys?

Is there any way to control the video playback on YouTube through the special keyboard hotkeys of my laptop (e.g. Fn + F10/F11/F12)? In case it is relevant, I am using Chromium as my web browser to ...
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Repository failure with google chrome

Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease' doesn't support architecture 'i386' is what i get when ...
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unable to install chrome: libxss1 not statifiable

OS: Ubuntu 13.10 dual booting windows 8.1 (both 64 bit) So I have downloaded chrome from the chrome download website, and when i double click to open it, it opens up software center, and it says ...
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Launch a Chrome app from command line

I can't find how to launch a chrome app from a bash ? I'm trying to achieve this with Postman. From google-chrome -h, I tried (unfortunately) those ones : $ google-chrome --app="Postman" $ ...
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How to install Chromium Web Browser on Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to install Google Chrome,or Chromium Web Browser on Ubuntu 15.04, I tried: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable in Terminal,but it says: E: Unable to locate ...
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change language in chrome without changing system language

I installed Ubuntu recently and downloaded google-chrome. Unfortunately, the chrome works in my system language (English) and I want it to work in Hebrew instead. Change language - chrome settings ...
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Google Chrome support for Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit and I still get the message on Chrome saying that my OS will no longer be supported. Is this the case or does this only apply to 32-bit installations?
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How do I do a Chrome offline installation?

How can we install google chrome in ubuntu 11.10 in offline mode ? (Standalone installer for Google Chrome in ubuntu)
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Ubuntu USB stick for Chromebook

I have searched and still can not figure out how to get Ubuntu installed onto a USB drive. I've ran both the "s9yrd" and "tnyga" commands, but to no avail. I either get a no such file directory or ...
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How should I investigate laggy graphics in Ubuntu 15.10, particularly with Google Chrome?

I have two installations of Ubuntu 15.10 on two different machines and on both of these machines I am occasionally seeing a lot of lag in the graphics displayed. This manifests as, for example, ...
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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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Can't drag files from Dolphin to Chrome

Up until a couple of weeks ago, when I would try to drag and drop files from Dolphin (the default File Manager in Kubuntu) to Chrome (e.g., to add to an email or upload a video to youtube), there were ...
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Can not Setup Google Chromecast on Ubuntu 14.04 (Chrome extension -> Set up a new Cast device doesn't work)

I have searched for hours with google and askubuntu.com but I have no solution found for setup google chromecast on ubuntu 14.04. When I go in the google chrome extension under options and then "Set ...
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Remove Chrome shortcuts from app menu

Anyone knows how to remove "web apps" I made in Chrome using menu => extra => create shortcuts (no real Chrome apps) from the app menu in Ubuntu? When right-clicking on a normal app (Thunderbird in ...
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How do I force Chrome to open in secondary display?

I have Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 up to date and Chrome Version 48.0.2564.116 (64-bit). Gnome names my monitor as "secondary display" and TV as "primary display". TV is on the left hand side and monitor on ...
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Browser saves no cookies and always asks to be the standard browser

Since i upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 (AMD64) i have some issues First, my browser dont save any cookies and always asks to be the default browser. and my second problem is that i get a error message ...
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How can I find a folder that starts with a .? [duplicate]

I've just read this answer about changing Spotify preferences, but I don't understand; where can I find the file ~/.config/spotify/Users/[Spotify user name]-user/prefs to be able to edit it? Do I have ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 crashes frequently after some time

my Ubuntu 15.04 crashes frequently after some time. After it crashed it reloads the desktop-manager and shows the login. I have a Lenove Thinkpad T520 with 8 GB ram, 8 GB swap partition, Core i5 ...
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how to remove google Chrome App Launcher from ubuntu 14.04 launcher

how to remove Chrome App Launcher from ubuntu 14.04 launcher , when i right click on it there is no option for it to remove or disable , just some information about the app
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Disable Google Chrome warning about 32 bit on Ubuntu

After upgrading to Chrome 48, i see the message: This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because this Linux system will no longer be supported Is there a way to hide or disable ...
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How to set CLI flags for Google Chrome?

Where can I set CLI flags for Google Chrome on Unity?
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Chromium not loading google related sites, youtube ubuntu ask etc [duplicate]

noob here having issues with google, youtube, etc not loading running 12.04 LTS. I uninstalled and reinstalled chromium various times. I'd hate to reinstall 12.04 as i have had issues with various ...
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Chrome doesn't have a icon?

I have downloaded and installed Chrome but couldn't find its icon in the dash. Is it normal? I checked /.local/share/applications and there aren't any .desktop entries. I know locking Chrome to ...
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Chrome package Busted

Running Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome 64bit I recently have tried to install an extension to chrome and the install process had an error and told me to restart the app. When I closed chrome it did not ...
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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 ...