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Chrome becomes ugly after updating kubuntu 14.04

I recently updated my kubuntu 14.04 using muon, i guess it did some updates for plasma( again i guess, i am not sure) but after that Chrome looks terrible. Fonts are screwed up, the right click window ...
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Chrome automatic session restore

I'm running Chrome as webbrowser. If I shutdown my computer it will close (or kill - i dont know) it. After restarting the computer and starting chrome it provides me the option to restore the ...
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Google chrome tagged with specific web site - won't start from launcher

I just upgraded from Google Chrome v33 to v35. After that I got duplicate icons in the launcher. After unlocking the original icon I can't get lock it back to the launcher without a tag to the ...
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When I tried installing Google Chrome, it asked me for a root password

I just got Ubuntu on my Windows 7 laptop. When I installed Google Chrome, it asked me for a "root password". I tried my own password for my account and it didn't work. Then I searched for a way to ...
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Google Chrome wont start after changing hostname

I tried to start google chrome in terminal several times, and I keep receiving the following message: ... :ERROR:process_singleton_linux.cc(309)] The profile appears to be in use by another Google ...
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How do I enable Flash 11.2 in Chrome?

I'm trying to force Chrome to use Flash 11.2 rather than the packaged Pepper version because it doesn't support DRM and I want to be able to use Amazon Instant Video/HBO GO. I followed Adobe's ...
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Chrome dock icon looks blurry and low resolution

Whenever I launch Chrome my icon never looks right and I can't open new windows by right clicking and selecting. I am also using Plank dock. Here is a screenshot: Idk if you guys can notice how the ...
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Chrome not accepting US international with dead keys keyboard 14.04

Using 14.04 with keyboard selected as 'US international with dead keys' as my keyboard layout option, (so that I may use characters from other languages) and the system accepts text input as you would ...
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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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Pasting larger blocks of text into Chrome 35 and Chromium doesn't work on ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 Chrome Version: 35.0.1916.114 Chrome Beta Version: Version 36.0.1985.32 beta Chromium Version: 34.0.1847.116 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972) I have noticed that there seems to be a limit ...
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Unable to connect to Chromecast

I seem to be having a problem connecting to Chromecast from Ubuntu. Unlike the question How can I use Chromecast, the issue doesn't seem to be firewall related. I have already tried opening the ports ...
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Chrome 35 stopped touch interaction after Chrome update on Ubuntu 14.04

After updating Chrome to Version Google Chrome 35.0.1916.114 on Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome does not respond to touch events anymore at a first start. Chrome is invoked at start up via a script by calling ...
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Why isn't Chrome rendering images and fonts correctly? [closed]

I have an Acer monitor and an Intel Pentium 4 running 12.04 32-bit. Chrome renders all webpages like this: This is how CNN should look: I have Firefox installed and its images/fonts look fine. ...
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Chrome in the launcher does not open with keyboard hotkey (Super + #)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have chrome as the first application locked in my launcher. When I click it or press Super+1 the Chrome icon just flashes, but never opens the app. All other apps ...
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Chrome — Youtube videos upscaling pixelation

I am having issues with Youtube videos played in Chrome are not being up-scaled smoothly. Not all of them all the time, just some of them. This is on Ubuntu 14.04 using Radeon free driver. I have ...
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chrome does not load

hey there i followed the instructions on this page to change permission of all files in a directory in /var ...
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Why does Chrome on my Ubuntu (on all DE) does not have page actions?

I'm a Chrome extension developer, and this lack of page actions is a bit weird. "Page action" is like the RSS icon in this image: Chrome on my OSX works fine.
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Benchmarking Linux flash player and google chrome built in flash player

I use xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, I installed flash player from software center and xubuntu-restricted-extras too Are there any benchmarks on Linux flash player and google chrome built in flash player? I ...
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Sound in Chrome

Hi (I am a complete novice in all this!), I run the latest version of Xubuntu on a small HTPC. I recently began having problems with sound. All the sites I could find on the internet kept saying ...
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Chrome could not load google talk plugin

My Chrome version is 35.0.1916.114 in Ubuntu 14.04. I tried the .deb package in Google talk plugin website and the method in the last post of this ...
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Chrome stuck on 'resolving host'

So for a little while now my Chrome has been randomly not loading new webpages. Already open pages work fine - like, facebook chat continues to function, for example - and other programs are fine. The ...
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Java won't work on Chrome Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I tried to run java in chrome but it wont work. In Firefox it works ok. I checked also in chrome:plugins and there is nothinf about java there. Icedtea is also installed.
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Chromium and Google Chrome downloading [closed]

Well, I have sincerely enjoyed having Google Chrome on my linux machine, and have never had any problems until recently. I found that Google Chrome will simply not allow redirected downloads to start. ...
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java plugin stoped working on Chrome [duplicate]

Ubuntu 12.04 here. My java-6-openjdk-amd64 Java plugin was fine until I installed the last week-or-two system updates. Now when I verify java Google Chrome gives me the Install Plugin yellow bar.. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia 331.38 Chrome renders with bugs

Ubuntu 14.04 x64 Chrome 35.0.1916.114 Using NVIDIA binary driver 331.38 (also tried X.Org X Server Nouveau) Two monitors Both in Unity and Gnome Chrome displays grey rectangles, on scroll it ...
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problem with loading scripts

whenever I try to load an example into the CodePen site (http://codepen.io/) I receive the LOADING.. message at the bottom at the page but it's never loaded.. I also have the same problem whenever I ...
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Installing IcedTeaPlugin for Chrome

I am trying to get the java plugin to work on chrome but have failed so far. I made symbolic links for the two files : IcedTeaPlugin.so and libjavaplugin.so I made the links in the file section ...
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Shortcut to a website [duplicate]

Is it possibole to make on the desktop shortcuts to some websites. Using Google Chrome. The websites where I want to link are: Facebook, my webmail and some others.
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Alter default command-line flags of Chrome in Gnome Shell

Where are default command-line flags for Google Chrome set? When I start Google Chrome and take a look at the process via ps axu I can see lots of command-line flags. I cannot find them in ...
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Downside to disabling IBus?

To edit documents on my Google Drive accessed via Google Chrome 35.0.1916.114 on Lubuntu 14.04, I find I need to use ibus exit Only then can I enter anything. This is a known bug: chromium 34 from ...
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Google Chrome 35 - Protected Flash Content

Since I upgraded to Google Chrome 35 it can no longer play protected flash content. According to OMG! Ubuntu! the support for NPAPI was dropped so that the adobe flash plugin can't be loaded anymore. ...
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Will installing Chrome on Ubuntu do anything to Chrome on Windows?

I have a dual boot computer(Ubuntu, Windows 7, both 64-bit). I installed Chrome on Ubuntu, and since that, my dad says Chrome on Windows is slower/internet doesn't work/other stuff similar to them. ...
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Chrome and Firefox not working/slow

Chrome has stopped working and Firefox is slow, sometimes so slow that it does not work at all. I have tried installing Chromium, but the effects were the same. I uninstalled Chrome and then updated ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 offset mouse clicking in browsers [duplicate]

I'm having this problem with chrome and firefox, and only when clicking the minimize button and then bringing the window back by clicking on the respective launcher icon. Once maximized, the mouse ...
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How to enable Pipelight in Chromium?

I have used Firefox exclusively for a short while, after I installed 14.04 and Pipelight (Silverlight plugin) works fine. Then I installed Chrome/Chromium and cannot get it to work with them. I tried ...
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Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04)

I've got a Dell 14R with touchscreen with Ubuntu 14.04. When I start Google Chrome by clicking the launcher with the TouchPad or with the Super+ combination, touch support in Chrome doesn't work. When ...
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Google Chrome messed icons and fonts [duplicate]

Strange things happen to my Google Chrome (35.0.1916.114) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Before After As you can see icons and fonts are different and also tab styles changed. Sometimes after system ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Adobe Flash Player

I have Adobe Flash Player installed on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit but there seems to be a few instances of the same player especially in Google Chrome. When I check through chrome://plugins/ I saw two ...
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updated chrome, now pipelight not working

On my Pc that I only use to stream Amazon instant video. I have pipelight that up to now has been running fine I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, with Chrome as my browser and the user-agent switcher set up for ...
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Chrome OS and Ubuntu

I started using Ubuntu a few weeks ago, so I decided to install it also on my Chromebook. It feels so nice, but I get this error when I try to update Ubuntu: W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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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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How can I replace Google Chrome's low resolution notification icon?

Google Chrome was recently upgraded to version 35.0.1916.114 on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. Since then the notification icon has begun to show up on the system tray. However it seems it's using a ...
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How do I get Java plugin working on Google Chrome?

Google has updated its Chrome browser to version 35. This new version uses Aura in place of GTK2 and no longer supports NPAPI plugins like Java (both OpenJDK and Oracle). PPAPI plugins like ...
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Disable Chrome's new notification icon [duplicate]

Yesterday I noticed a Google notification indicator when Google Chrome updated to Version 35.0.1916.114. How can I remove it and stop Google from changing my desktop like that?
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Pipelight stopped working in Google Chrome

I think it happened after I updated my system yesterday. I cannot watch Netflix any more because it says I don't have Silverlight. Looking at chrome:plugins, there is no plugin for Silverlight. I ...
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apostrophe as dead key prints apostrophe before special character

Since this morning i have strange bug. I have apostrophe as dead key for latvian characters. Everything was fine untill this morning. Now when i hit apostrophe and, for exapmple "a", i get "'ā" ...
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Can't type accents in uppercase letters in Chrome

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04 with the latest Chrome (Version 35.0.1916.114) and while inside any Chrome window I can't really type accented uppercase letters. So, for instance, these é á ã ó ò are ...
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Videos stopped playing on every website

I have an HP chrome-book 14. I've installed the Ubuntu 12.4 OS on it so I could begin learning to code. Because I prefer the Chrome browser, I've also installed Google Chrome stable (Version ...
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How to get Google Apps Launcher, Google Now, and Notifications

I have Chrome Version 35.0.1916.114 on Ubuntu 14.04 and have enabled the Chrome flag 'Enable the App Launcher. Linux'. How do I get the new features - Google Apps Launcher, Google Now and Google ...
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Google Chrome Address Bar Font has gone too large, how can we reduce it

Running Unity on my desktop (2*20" LCD displays), I initiated a standard daily update on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS today and Google Chrome updated itself to Version 35.0.1916.114. The URL address bar input ...