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Flash Player Videos Not Loading in Ubuntu 16.04

Flash player does not seem to work properly on some sites in Ubuntu 16.04. Try this sample link: http://www.hotstar.com/the-secret-life-of-pets-trailer/1000071647 In firefox, it shows "movie not ...
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Whats the best way to install Ubuntu on a Samsung Chromebook?

I have been wondering what's the best way to install Ubuntu, on a Samsung Chromebook 2 Specification: Intel Celeron with 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of flash storage. I am really not sure if that will be ...
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How to find Chrome after installing

I've just tried to install Google Chrome two ways: by downloading the package from Google, and installing it through Software Center. by following the steps in this guide. I finished both ...
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Chrome freeze very frequently with ubuntu 16.04

I am using chrome Version 50.0.2661.94 (64-bit) and ubuntu 16.04. Most of the time chrome get stuck and hangs whole system. Does anyone face the same issue?
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Can't open Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04

When ever I try to open Google Chrome from the terminal I get this. Any help? mario@mario-Peppy:~$ google-chrome-stable [0512/185023:ERROR:nss_util.cc(98)] Failed to create /home/mario/.pki/nssdb ...
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Chrome - apt-get update Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/main/binary-amd64/Packages.bz2 Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I'm running Chrome 50.0.2661.102 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 16.04 x64 and today sudo apt-get update failed with the following message: ... Err:28 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable/main amd64 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen goes black when using youtube with Chrome

When I am using youtube in my Chrome the entire screen goes black. This has been happening since 4 months ago. The screen goes balck, but still I can hear the music and the OS is still running. The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 updating Google Chrome gets weak digest and hash sum mismatch messages

So for a while now whenever I run sudo apt-get update I have been getting some output regarding google-chrome similar to: W: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Signature ...
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Ubuntu not so friendly to other softwares [closed]

I have just installed ubuntu 16.04, and although it's friendly regarding basic softwares, it is just a hassel to install other softwares. 1st question how do I get rid of the ((voice)) without ...
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Dailymotion videos not showing on Chrome 18. How to fix it?

When I started to install Google Chrome, I noticed a problem on Dailymotion: As you can see in the link of the image above, it doesn't seem to show the video. Is there any solution to fix this? ...
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Saving and downloading not working on Chrome OS - Ubuntu dual boot

I have an Acer C300 Chromebook with a dual boot Chrome OS - Ubuntu System, However since installing Ubuntu I cannot save or download anything on Chrome OS. Saving and downloads still work when booting ...
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can't upgrade from google chrome 45 to 50. Says, Unable to find expected entry

i have looked at some of the solutions here, but nothing worked: Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages - Chrome and No more updates for Google Chrome | apt-get update error. i'...
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How to resize a single desktop icon through terminal?

There are two icons that I can't resize by right clicking no matter what, all the other icons are fine, but these two are stuck on that size and I really have no idea how to fix it, can anyone help me,...
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How can I solve this dependency problem installing Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04?

I need to install the current version of Chrome on my 64-bit Intel box running Ubuntu 12.04. When I follow the steps at: http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/google_chrome everything goes fine until the ...
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horizontal scrolling not working in Google Chrome

After a Chrome update a while back side-scrolling with a track-pad doesn't work in Google Chrome. It only seems to work if I hold the shift key (but im still gesturing up & down with shift) . I ...
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Is this prompt a problem please excuse my ignorance [duplicate]

W: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Signature by key 3B068FB4789ABE4AEFA3BB491397BC53640DB551 uses weak digest algorithm (SHA1) W: There is no public key available ...
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How should I go about installing Chrome on ubuntu 14.04 32bit?

I would like to install Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, but it's no longer supported.
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.desktop file will not open in Google Chrome when launched from SpaceFm

While using Google Chrome I often drag website links from the address bar into a folder on the desktop for later reference. This creates a .desktop file that is essentially a link to a webpage. ...
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Opening Chrome with Launcher in 14.04 doesn't take focus

Using the Launcher to open Chrome (Super, chrome, enter) does not take focus from what ever application was running previously. Kinda defeating the purpose of the Launcher. At the same time, the ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages - Chrome [duplicate]

I recently noticed while installing some packages and using the command apt-get update that I ran into the following error: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release ...
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Problems with Netflix in new Google Chrome

I've been watching Netflix in Google Chrome for months without any problem. Since one of the last updates however, there are weird graphical glitches. If you start a stream, you can only hear the ...
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How do I debug a system crash probably caused by Chrome?

I have an issue on my Dell XPS 13 9343 laptop. I have used 14.04 15.04 and 15.10 on this machine and each one has been a fresh install (deleted the partition and made a new one of a slightly different ...
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chrome resolution changes when monitor is turned off

Having an issue with Google Chrome resolution/dpi changing when I turn my monitor off. I'm pretty sure that this is all related to the scaling factor from Universal Access Panel. in which I have large ...
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How to block the Gnome Shell Integrations popup from Chrome browser

Google Chrome is incapable of using Gnome Shell Integration. But everytime I open Chrome an annoying popup informs me that my "native host connector is not detected." Does anyone know how to yank this ...
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Run php File in Browser from Command Line

I have apache2 working and can run php files by navigating to localhost using chrome browser. However I'd like to be able to launch the files within the browser from the command line. google-chrome ...
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Why does google chrome not install in16.04 ubuntu?

In the latest version of Ubuntu LTS 16.04 google chrome will not install. once downloaded software install opens when install is clicked it immediately fails. It worked fine with Ubuntu 14 LTS.
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What are all of the command line options for Google Chrome?

I use Google Chrome as my main browser, and I wanted to know what things I can do with it from command line - especially commands that you can't do with the GUI.
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Move Mouse with Many Lines in Google Chrome?

In Mouse settings, I get only where I cannot change to scroll many lines. So I want to move many lines only in Google Chrome. I cannot find the feature in Settings > Search Mouse and Select the ...
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How to install Opera Browser?

I am trying to install opera browser from the terminal. I downloaded the 'debian' installer because it didn't show up in software center. It completely destroyed my software center - it is frozen ...
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When clicking URL in E-Mail client switch to browser window

I want to switch to opened browser window or start new browser window in the current Desktop/Viewport. When I click a link in Thunderbird, that will open a new Tab in existing browser session/window (...
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Problem apt-get update google chrome

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and I am with this problem in apt-get update W : http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg : Signature by key 4CCA1EAF950CEE4AB83976DCA040830F7FAC5991 ...
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Google Chrome crashes/freezes everything in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS x64

I haven't been able to figure what exactly triggers this but, at certain points when I have Chrome running, my mouse cursor will suddenly start to stutter, then slow, then it won't be able to move at ...
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Lenovo X131e Chromebook Ubuntu installation

Has anyone been able to successfully install Ubuntu on a Lenovo X131e Chromebook? I'm able to run the scripts and install it but after it completes the install I cannot get Ubuntu to start, it just ...
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Chrome Unresponsive - xubuntu 16.04

I installed the latest version of google-chrome-stable_current_amd64 on xubuntu 16.04. All worked well for a while but now chrome is becoming persistently Unresponsive. Not sure whether anyone ...
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Ubuntu Touch: chromium port?

There doesn't seem to be a chromium (or Google Chrome) port available in Ubuntu Touch (OTA10.1, bq M10). Does one exist, or are there any plans to have one (even without touch / small screen ...
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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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Merge Chromium and Chrome cache dirs

As the title says, is it possible to point both Chrome and Chromium cache directories to the same directory? I mean, is it a simple link between the two directories enough or it will raise problems?
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Media library player for Chromecast

How can I play my mp3 library directly to Chromecast Audio? It would be best to have native application like Banshee or similar to play the files from the disk to Chromecast (I don't want to upload ...
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Fullscreen Chrome video causes Ubuntu to crash [duplicate]

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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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes on viewing YouTube video on full screen using Google Chrome

The case: Launch Google Chrome. Open YouTube video using the 720p resolution with 60 fps. Make it full screen. Use the "system volume up" hotkey. After step 3 the video is frozen, but sound ...
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How to change CJK fallback font?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from 14.04 LTS. All worked pretty fine except for an issue on Chinese fonts which I've been unable to resolve. While the font is mostly OK in system ...
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I'm having a hard time installing Google Chrome on 16.04 LTS, please help?

I downloaded 64 bit version of google chrome from their website and tried to install it and this is what i get every time. when i try to install libappindicator1 it says that is depends on ...
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Google Chrome not on Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

Any idea when would the Ubuntu Software store will have Google Chrome available to install?
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15.10 umount crashes chrome every time

I have no clue why this happens but it seems to only happen when I run a script that umounts an image. Literally immediately after running this script chrome shuts down and I have to reboot to open ...
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Remove “title bar” at top of chrome

I feel one of the biggest improvements with Chrome on Windows is moving the tabs all the way to the top to the screen (so the mouse can just go all the way up, then click). I went with the kubuntu ...
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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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Websites not loading in Ubuntu in both chrome and firefox

I am running ubuntu 14.04 and i am using a DSL Connection.From last few days i am having problem in loading some websites like ubuntuforums, hackerrank, mdn etc. I have tried alsmost all solutions ...
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Is there a portable version of Chrome for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a portable version of Chrome (not Chromium) that I can work with on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I can only find Chromium or really outdated versions. Due to limitation on the machine I'm using, ...
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chrome disable or change keyboard shortcut ctrl+shift+c developer tools console?

How can I disable the Keyboard Shortcut ctrl+shift+c in Google Chrome to bring up the Developer Tools console? I find myself trying to copy+paste content from the browser and mistakenly typing ctrl+...
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Google crome not install

When i install google crome I am getting this error. Help me I have run this command in tem directory wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb after that i ...