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No sound in Chrome browser (flash, HTML5) in Kubuntu 12.04

I am running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and latest Chrome browser. Since some update, I cannot get any sound when running any flash video or game within Chrome or even HTML5 videos like YouTube. I have tried ...
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Google Chrome does not open

When I click on the Google Chrome icon from the launcher it does not open. I tried searching in the dash and clicking on its icon but it does not open at all. I tried the terminal as well, like this: ...
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How to Flash (Chrome or Firefox) hardware accelerated decoding? Something instead?

What can I do to get GPU to work on decoding Flash video? At chrome://gpu Graphics Feature Status page I see all stuff green OK like Video Decode: Hardware accelerated, yet Flash nerd statistics tell ...
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What process of Google Chrome to kill to close window from terminal?

Google Chrome usually has 8 to 9 processes running, even though only one window is open. Which one of these processes do I kill to safely close the Google Chrome window? Here is my ps -Af | grep ...
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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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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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Chrome Hardware acceleration not working after upgrading ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10

Graphics Feature Status Canvas: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable Flash: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable Flash Stage3D: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable ...
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Chrome Not Responding

I don't know what happened yesterday to Chromium. It was working nicely, but in the evening it stopped responding. The laptop did not hang, but chrome was not responding. When I pressed the 'x' button ...
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Cannot Play DRM-protected Flash on Ubuntu 14.10 (Amazon, HBO Go, XFINITY etc), even with Pepper Flash and HAL

Currently Using Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.10 beta (64-bit) Ubuntu 14.10 There was a time when I could watch streaming video on my computer, but at some point it seems I've lost that ability. ...
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Google Chrome not opening on 14.10

Google Chrome is refusing to open on 14.10. This only happened recently and I'm not sure why. When I locate it using the super key it is unresponsive. When I try to open it using the terminal, it ...
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Ubuntu install on Chromebook using codestarter script stalling at updates

I'm trying to install ubuntu on my chromebook (acer 720) using the codestarter script here https://github.com/codestarterorg/ubuntu-chromebook-installer. It seems to be stalling on the portion of ...
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How to get DivX videos to play in Chrome?

After hunting quite a bit and installing various codecs / packages, I've failed to find a way to get DivX videos to play in Chrome. Any pointers? Ubuntu 14.10 utopic x64 Chrome 40.0.2214.38 (beta) ...
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Making xinput id permanent

I use Chrome to set up a kiosk-style application at launch, following the instructions left in this question: Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04) I use xinput list to figure out the ID of the device ...
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flash getting struck in 14.04 from 1 day

From 1day, I am unable to watch videos in firefox(I think its 33 version that time). So, today I installed latest version of firefox, chrome, flash. Now, firefox not showing that warning, but the ...
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Flash Player crashes on Spotify Web Player on latest Chrome

I have installed adobe flash player and pepper flash player, however neither will work for spotify. And this a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04
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Maximize error with chrome and blender under Gnome 3

Images say a 1000 words: This happens after I maximize the window, the content of the window is moved a little to the right. This only happens with chrome and blender (didn't happen with older ...
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Irrelevant tool tip text displayed in launcher for chrome

When i open any page on chrome and wrong tool tip text is displayed for it (tool tip text of a page i opened some time before) in the launcher. How do i get rid of this. I use ubuntu 14.04 32bit.
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Chrome keeps reporting it has crashed

04 with google-chrome-stable installed. If I have had chrome open I then close it no issues. Upon reopening I get a yellow box at the top everytime saying that chrome did not shut down correctly. ...
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how to download youtube videos without any software or extension?

I am trying to download youtube video and I find several software and extension which can done the job, but I was wondering is it possible to download youtube video without any software and extension ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running slow on Compaq gq60 615dx 2009model

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2009 Compaq presario. Everything (Firefox, Google Chrome, ubuntu itself) is running slow. Any way I can speed things up? Just using this for accessing web content ...
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no sound in xfce4 after chrome os update

this morning, 12/14/14, i allowed chrome os to "update and shut down." on reboot, i logged into xfce4 which is my primary workspace, and i had no sound. additionally, youtube videos load but do not ...
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Chromebook: How can I boot into Unity at startup?

I have an Acer C720 Chromebook. Using Crouton, I have installed Unity. I boot into it by typing the sudo startunity command in shell. Since I feel Chrome OS has nothing to offer me at the moment, I ...
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14.04 Random Logouts

Relates to the unsolved question #166687 I also am using chrome when the screen goes black and I'm at the login screen. Everything I had open is now closed and my keyring was not unlocked at login.
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Get Flash 15 on Ubuntu

I know, it's been asked before but I couldn't really get a satisfying answer for some details/backgrounds and I guess it's an important question for many. Some application seem only to be running ...
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unity chrome windows “unresponsive” greyed out and can't move

Periodically (a few times a week, sometimes a few times a day) my entire set of chrome windows gets greyed out. (Not just multiple tabs, but all separate windows on all workspaces including chrome ...
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Google Chrome Opens “Chrome-Google Chrome” [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I also installed Google Chrome. However, whenever I try to launch Chrome from the dock, the "Google Chrome" icon flashes, then opens a new icon called "Chrome-Google ...
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Google Chrome installation error

I used to use google chrome as default browser. One day I tried to use Google Cast extension to send my browser screen to chromecast, but I realized that my Chrome version was old. So I downloaded the ...
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How can the “Save File” dialog window of Chrome to be set to focus when saving?

Recently, I've found that the "Save File" dialog window of Google Chrome is not in focus after selecting something for saving from a context menu. This used to be the behavior and I find that it is ...
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ubuntu - gnome - keeps crashing

I installed ubuntu on my laptop few weeks ago. Linux name-u 3.13.0-40-generic #69-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Many times it became unresponsive, starting with the cursor not moving and ...
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System Hangs after startup

Few hours ago, i was trying to install tightvnc to my Ubuntu 14.04. I follow the Digital Oceans article for this, But it does not work. Then i go for Chrome Extension, After this whenever i start up ...
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Problem with WiFi after installing Google Chrome

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Gigabyte Brix mini PC. I had some problems with the WiFi so I reinstalled the OS several times. Each time I installed Chrome, the WiFi connection stopped working ...
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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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No WebGL support in chrome

I 'Override software rendering list' and 'Enable WebGL' in chrome://flags but http://get.webgl.org say I don't have WebGL support. I also tried running chrome with --disable-gpu-watchdog but it ...
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WebGL does not work after screen lock

I'm on Xubuntu 14.04 and using chrome 39. When cold starting chrome, webgl works fine, but after the screen locks, webgl stops working, and chrome://gpu shows webgl as not available. I have also tried ...
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CTRL+F5 in Google Chrome in XFCE

I have installed Ubuntu with unity by default, but compiz + java develop is less then sufficient with a ATI graphic card, so, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package. The problem is: In Google chrome ...
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Problem with Chrome/Chromium rendering bootstrap template (14.04)

I'm having an issue with Chrome and Chromium not rendering a particular Twitter Bootstrap template properly. I'm using the jumbotron template, and the log in form fields at the top don't seem to be ...
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Use The Google Chrome 21 Flash Plugin in Firefox in Ubuntu 12.04

I see several link for doing this : Can I use the same built in flash library from Chrome in Firefox? http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/use-the-google-chrome-flash-plugin-in-firefox-in-ubuntu/ But ...
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Install VLC plugin on Chrome

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with VLC media player installed and I have also installed mozilla-plugin-vlc. I can see that vlc web plugin is installed at mozilla (about:addons)but not at ...
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Chrome frequently crashes on Ubuntu 14.04

I have the same problem in chrome and chromium. At some point chrome just crashes. Any idea what could cause this? All extensions are disabled. ...
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How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium?

I'm having a problem with Chrome and one of its extensions, so I want to completely uninstall everything. I've uninstalled Chrome through the Software Center, but when I reinstall it, all of my ...
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How can I open gliffy diagrams by double clicking?

I installed a program "Gliffy" as a Google Chrome app. It saves it's diagrams as *.gliffy files. I'm wondering if I could set things up so that I can double click on this *.gliffy file and it opens ...
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Java RTE on Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit with Google Chrome

I am an Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit user who prefers Google Chrome as the default browser. I installed Java on my system and got it work with Mozilla Firefox; however, Google Chrome(Version 39.0.2171.71 ...
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Upgrading Chrome stable aptitude reports version 39 but chrome://chrome reports 38

I am trying to upgrade google chrome to the latest stable release. I used apt-get purge google-chrome-stable to remove and then installed the lastest through the PPA /opt/google/chrome$ apt-cache ...
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An error occurred, please run package manager

I have just upgraded my Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.04. Unfortunately the top bar now has a little red circle with a minus sign in it. When I click it, it opens a box with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't update packages

After installing the Chrome plugin 'Chrome Remote Desktop', Ubuntu fails to update its packages. I get a pop-up with the message: Requires installation of untrusted packages When I click 'OK' ...
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Bypassing Squid/SquidGuard blacklist in Chrome

I've recently gone about setting up and configuring a linux box with ubuntu 14 for the purposes of providing a proxy server to a school curriculum network. Everything has gone well and is up and ...
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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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Google Chrome leaving processes live after closing

I've had problems with Google Chrome that when I close it and then re-open it I get the error message the the Profile could not be opened correctly. I've traced this problem down to the fact that ...