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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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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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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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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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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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edX.org and Udacity access issue with Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 with latest version of Google Chrome. But Signin on edX.org does not work and whole Udacity website does not have access, after clicking "Sign in", it shows We couldn't sign ...
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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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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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'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. ...
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How is starting Chrome from the launcher different from starting it from the command line?

I installed Chrome via a PPA in order to get the proper codecs/DRM stuff required to watch Netflix on Ubuntu (15.10). Now if I run $ google-chrome-stable from the command line it works great. But ...
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automatic login without displaying the prompt for username and password in Chrome

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I wish to program a script that opens a browser window but bypasses the prompt for username and password and uses the already stored username and password to login ...
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how do I open two Chrome browsers on a dual screen configuration, each browser in its screen

I need to code a bash script that runs on start-up and opens two Chrome browsers on a dual screen configuration Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. Each Chrome browser should open at a preset web URL(page),in a ...
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How can I associate XRDP with windows sessions showing application in fullscreen mode

Following this tutorial: https://thepcspy.com/read/building-a-kiosk-computer-ubuntu-1404-chrome/ I have setup Google Chrome to work in KIOSK mode, and setup XRDP via this tutorial/script ...
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Dual monitor problem on Ubuntu 14.04. After monitor switch off and on, application Chrome closes by itself

I have a problem that involves a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS that runs on a NUC Mini-PC.The NUC is connected with two external Samsung Smart TVs 1st display connected via HDMI , 2nd display connected via ...
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Select ONLY the address bar in Chrome using Alt + D on Linux?

It's quite easy on Windows to go to the Google Chrome's address bar using Alt + D. Whenever, I was trying to use the same on Ubuntu Linux, not only the address bar is getting selected but also the ...
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Why Google Chrome will not be supported? [duplicate]

Xubuntu was perfect for my laptop, but now after a couple of months when I open Google Chrome, I get the message that Google Chrome will not longer support this Linux version. My version is 14.04.3 ...
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Ubuntu freezes when exiting YouTube full screen

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome Version 48.0.2564.82 (64-bit) with Intel HD 5500 graphics. The computer will freeze when I exit a YouTube video from full screen. You can start to see the ...
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14.04 Google Chrome

When I open my Google Chrome on my 14.04 Ubuntu, I receive a banner saying that soon updates will not be supported on this system. Do I need to do anything now? SisuGuy
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Google Chrome Crawl/system hog on Ubuntu 15.10 desktop

I finally upgraded my desktop to 15.10 from 15.04 during Nov '15 with excitement only to be continuously disappointed as Google Chrome seems to 'hog' the system, make browsing really slow* with ...
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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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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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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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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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Webcam problem Ubuntu

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I have a problem with my webcam. I have this Intel Realsense 3d Cam. So, there are basically two webcams, one is a normal colored one and the other one is green-coloured. ...
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brotli on linux chrome browser

I read about the new compression algorithm by google called Brotli. I would like try it on my laptop, but chrome browser doesn't support it yet. Chrome Canary isn't available for linux. So I ask If ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 keeps randomly crashing to login

I am randomly getting logged out on Ubuntu-Gnome 15.10, while in the middle of some work. It takes me back to login screen. It mostly happens when I am using Chrome browser, but I am not sure on ...
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Watch NetFlix on Chromium or Firefox

Since Chrome will soon no longer provide updates for 14.04 LTS and this leaves at least a one month gap until 14.04 LTS 64bit comes out I need a way to watch Netflix on either Chromium or Firefox. I ...
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Netflix: How to get past error M7067-1013?

I'm having problems streaming anything on netflix on Ubuntu (Studio) 14.04 LTS using the latest version of chrome. I'm getting error M7067-1013. I tried installing the latest updates and making sure ...
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How to launch a Chromium app from the terminal?

I've installed the text editor Text as a Chromium application. My usual approach to opening the editor is to use the menu options provided by the GUI. How can I launch the editor using the command ...
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No more updates for Google Chrome | apt-get update error

I am using Google Chrome 48.0 32-bit. Today when I launched Google Chrome, I got this message: This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because this Linux system will no longer ...
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video flickering on chrome

When I watch videos on chrome with action scenes, looks like the screen is cut in half, it's annoyng and I can't find a solution on internet. I've found similiar questions here, but not fix. It's only ...
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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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Steam doesn't have permission to open web links

I am a new Linux user, running Xubuntu 14.04, and I am trying to open an update log from Steam in my default browser i.e. Chrome. Whenever I try to do so, I get the following error: Failed to execute ...
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Problem with ports

I am trying to run "localhost:7777" (or any other number for that matter) in Chrome and Firefox. Both give errors. Chrome gives me this: "This webpage is not available ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED" Do ...
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VirtualBox VM Netflix is choppy on chrome

In Ubuntu 15.10 inside virtual box in Chrome my Netflix is choppy. I have updated everything. Any ideas.
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Am not able to install other debian packages after installing google chrome. what could be the issue?

$ sudo apt-get install cryptkeeper Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Save workspace settings for Chrome apps

I use several different Chrome apps, including Hangouts and Pure Pomodoro, and I've got them set up with their own application icons and everything. Unfortunately, every time I open the apps, the ...
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Why system hangs up while using multiple tabs on firefox or chrome?

as I work with multiple tabs, no matter its firefox or chrome. Ubuntu system hangs down. I have 2 gb ram. What should I do? should I change to Lubuntu?
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How do I set a default Chrome Person (user) to open URLs as?

When I click on a URL (e.g. a URL in output console in bash), it opens using Chrome. Since I have multiple Persons (or users) on Chrome, it seemed to always open using the person with most recently ...
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Changed font scaling, but now other apps (google chrome) are still tiny

So there's an option in Google Chrome to increase the page zoom or whatever, but what about font scaling? The URL text is still too tiny, the addon icons are still too tiny... it just simply doesn't ...
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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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Wiley 15.10: Some windows are not visible

Right after installing Wiley 15.10 from iso image, I discovered that some windows are not showing up: The terminal, when you press CTRL+ALT+T The Chrome Browser which has been the 1st I've installed ...
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How can I install google-chrome-stable on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS? [duplicate]

When I'm going to install the Google Chrome,it says on the Ubuntu Software Center that Dependency is not satisfiable: libappindicator1
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Unable to set proxy for Google chrome in Kubuntu 14.04.03?

I have tried to set the proxy in /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop with appending --proxy-server="IP proxy Server:port". but this is not working. Anyone with a solution for this. thanks ...
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Chromium causes high Xorg CPU usage

As said in the title, often Chromium causes a high load because of Xorg using between 50%-90% of CPU. It happens without any evident pattern (maybe it's related to the pinned tabs, but I'm not too ...
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Chrome's select box broken when I'm with two displays Ubuntu 14.04

If I plug a second display to my Ubuntu 14.04, in one of them all the select box in pages open in Google Chrome appear like this: First display The same page opened in the other display appears ...