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How do you install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04?

The software installer just hangs with a ? icon and from command line it says: dpkg: error processing package google-chrome-stable (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Processing ...
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Chrome flickering on Ubuntu

simple (hopefully) question; I have a Dell XPS 13 with a Skylake processor, running Ubuntu 16.04. Some webpages cause flickering (namely Twitch); I have Googled solutions and came across hardware ...
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How to make the browser pop to the front when clicking on links from another app?

For example, when I click on a link on thunderbird, the link is opened in a new tab in chrome, which is great BUT, chrome stays in the background :( Same with FF when it was the default browser. ...
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Chrome fonts in suggestion box of any text fields is bold

All of a sudden, this happened to my PC. As you could see, the suggestion box is suddenly in bold! I remember installing dependencies and libraries to my PC prior to this happening through apt-get, ...
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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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PHP on the browser just asks to open or download [duplicate]

I got a Php file and i am trying to open it with Firefox, but that does not happen what info should i provide? what i see is that it wants to download the file and not see it. I have Apache 2 and Php ...
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flash player working in firefox and not in chrome

I have ubuntu 14.04 and latest firefox and chrome versions, videos are working on firefox normally but on chrome is not working, I tried both sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze and logout

I've upgraded kernel two days ago following these instructions. I have Dell Inspiron 15 3542, uname -a is: Linux Maschina 4.2.0-35-generic #40~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 18 16:37:35 UTC 2016 x86_64 ...
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distorted images, flash not loading properly, and chrome crashing on start

Yesterday I noticed several strange things happening. I noticed flash crash on BBC iplayer - I could not get it to start properly even after re-installing - it will load, but when you press play it ...
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Where can I download the chrome i386 deb file? [duplicate]

Where can I download the Chrome i386 deb file? Google does not allow installing Chrome 32 bit from its web anymore. I am running xubuntu 15.10
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“google-chrome-stable depends on libstdc++6 (>= 4.8.0); however: Version of libstdc++6 on system is 4.6.3-1ubuntu5.”

I am trying to install google-chrome-stable on a fresh ubuntu 12.04 installation. I run the following commands wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb sudo dpkg ...
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Google Chrome disappeared entirely

Google Chrome suddenly disappeared from my computer entirely after a reboot. I was using Chromium for some time but suddenly, Chrome appeared without me downloading it, and I thought something weird ...
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The following packages have been kept back : google-chrome-stable

Today when i tried to update, i got a message that there was 1 upgrade to be made, so i did a sudo apt-get upgrade and got this message: The following packages have been kept back: google-chrome-...
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Why do some Chrome Apps don't display a Unity launcher icon?

Some Chrome(ium) Apps don't properly display an icon in the Unity launcher. Example: Signal Messenger Screenshot of the Unity icon: Screenshot of chrome:apps: Content of ~/Desktop/chrome-...
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Cannot set Google Chrome as default browser

I few months ago I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop. I had backed up my previous home folder and restored it on top of my installation. I installed Google Chrome and set it as my ...
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Trouble outputing audio CHROME/FIREFOX

I am having trouble using the headphone jack on Ubuntu 15.10 in a iMac. I have sound output coming from the OS and from the test inside sound control panel, but not from browsers and some apps. I can ...
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Global Shortcut not working 15.10

I have a keyboard with media shorts and they work to pause music playing in chrome globally. My Global Settings: My Chrome Shortcut keys: However when I hit Cntrl+Alt+Z the audio won't pause. ...
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Chrome loses default-incognito setting after every update. How to fix?

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10. I need to start Chrome (not Chromium) in incognito mode by default. I edited /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop and I replaced the following line: Exec=/opt/...
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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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apt-get dist-upgrade hangs

I just ran an update of 14.04 followed by a dist-upgrade and the the upgrade hangs while trying to set up google chrome. The following indicates as far as I was able to get. Setting up linux-...
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How to specify Wifi/Ethernet connection by software?

I want my terminal connecting to LAN through wired Ethernet connection, while Chrome connection to Internet through wifi. Is it possible to specify the connection by software?
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Trying anything to remove Chrome sources.list error

I keep getting the famous sources.list error even after trying to implement the supposed fix. My next thing is to try to totally remove chrome/chromium and start over. So I followed these removal ...
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>4GB Free and Merely Closing Tabs Causes Chrome to Thrash Disk

The red light stays on, I can't click on even the launcher bar, occasionally the windows "grey out" and all because I'm merely trying to close Chrome tabs? With most of my 8GB RAM free according to "...
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How secure is the chromium browser compared to chrome? [duplicate]

Now that chrome has ended support for 32 bit linux, I was wondering if chromium is as secure and as reliable as chrome. If not what changes can be made to chromeium?
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How to remove a browser virus in google chrome Ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I am opening Chrome I am redirected to demo.opera-mini.net/public/ page. I google it and found most solutions related to registry config edit to remove it from Windows environment as they are ...
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flash player not working on Ubuntu 14.04 with Chrome for Linux

My flash player isnt working anymore on my Xubuntu 14.04 and Chrome for Linux but it is working on Firefox. I did several researchs on internet, and haven't found any solution yet. I removed adobe ...
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How do I start chromium-browser in headless mode? extension “RANDR” missing on display “:99”

Ubuntu $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Chromium chromium-browser --version Chromium 48....
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Can't launch google chrome on ubuntu 15.10 install via PPA

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, so I want to install Google Chrome. First time, it was installed by Ubuntu Software Center which I downloaded deb file from official Google Chrome website,...
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Bookmark or open selected browsing history items in Google Chrome?

When looking at chrome://history/ for my browsing history in Google Chrome browser, fter I select some items by checking the boxes in front of them, can I bookmark them or open them at once? The ...
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When synced with other devices, how to show and edit the history on the current device only?

I am looking at chrome://history/ for my browsing history in Google Chrome browser. It shows the histories from all the devices synced with my Google Account. How can I show the history from the ...
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chrome, safari freezing system on ubuntu 14.04.4 64 bit

I have moved back to a dualboot again after a year without Ubuntu, could not live without it! Only problem I have now, when i installed, chromium, chrome or even safari, after I watched a video in ...
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Netflix and Amazon Vid only work when Chrome is launched as app from command line in Ubuntu 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10. I've installed firefox and latest chrome from download. I've also installed pipelight and flash player plugins. When I try to watch Amazon videos or Netflix, I get the ...
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Chrome loses all my tabs after crash

I have a very annoying situation. My chrome is in restore previous opened tab mode: My laptop happens to crash pretty often (I have power management issue, another exciting topic). Most of the ...
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Need Chromium/Adobe Flash player on 32 bit syatem

I'm new to ubuntu(ubuntu 14.04) and have an ancient 32-bit system.I need the flash player to run(latest version).SO,for that,How do i install chromium?.i already tried using the command terminal(sudo ...
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How to make chrome use less system memory in ubuntu

I have ubuntu 14.04LTS installed with web development tools like LAMP package. When I work on firefox system runs smoothly, but when I start chrome system start utilizing lot of Memory and CPU. Even ...
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No sound from inbuilt speakers from dell inspiron 15 3542 series ubuntu 12.04

I have dell inspiron 15 3542 series laptop with ubuntu 12.04 as operating system. Yesterday I had executed following commands from terminal sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The above ...
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Anyone else still getting Chrome updates on 12.04 64-bit?

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on a chromebook (ChrUbuntu) and have the Chrome browser installed. Upon opening Chrome, I get the message that it won't receive updates, and a link to Google's page which says ...
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How to remove Ubuntu Software Center sections after uninstalling an app?

I once have downloaded chrome for my 14.04 ubuntu. After a while, I've uninstalled it but at Ubuntu Software Center it keeps showing Google section when I click at the down arrow besides "All ...
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Avoid Chrome to check for internet connection (PHP/Chrome/ubuntu 14.04)

I have a slideshow that cache all files in the browser. If i unplug the internet cable, it will run the slideshow from cache. And it will detect internet if I plug the internet cable back in. But, if ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 webcam flipped chrome

I'm Using Ubuntu 15.10. Google Chrome - Any page where I need to use webcam shows an upside down image. I have already tried: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so google-chrome ...
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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 change Chrome selected color in Ambiance theme

Basically I want to change Chrome selected color(when you select text in a page or select text in the adress bar of the browser) from orange to grayish kind of color. I want to change it only for ...
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In chrome mouse pointer does not change when hovering

Oddly whenever I use chrome the mouse state doesn't update. I do not observe the same problems with Firefox. Symptoms: Mouse pointer will retain whatever form it has when first interacting with the ...
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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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Why after upgrading to from 12.04 to 14.04 browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are not displaying Marathi & Hindi fonts properly?

In last week I upgraded my system from 64-bit 12.04 Ubuntu LTS to 64-bit 14.04 Ubuntu LTS. It also upgraded the browsers Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome which were already present on my system. ...
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Some items in Chrome context menu not highlighted

When mousing over context menu items in Chrome, only some of them get highlighted. I can still click on all of them, though. Kubuntu 14.04 Chrome 49.0.2623.87 (64-bit) Intel GPU Dell Precision 5510 ...
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Gmail in Chrome: “This version of Chrome is no longer supported” [duplicate]

Lately, when I've used Gmail on Chrome (Version 46.0.2490.86, 64-bit) there's a yellow banner at the top that reads, "This version of Chrome is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported ...
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When uploading files in Chrome, how do I choose the file browser?

When trying to upload a file/image in Chrome you get the default file browser. I think it's Thunar or Nautilus. I changed my default file browser to Dolphin file explorer however. All my folders and ...
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Keep Firefox as default browser but open youtube links in Chrome

Is there a possibility to open Youtube/Twitch/... - Links in Chrome instead of my default browser (Firefox)? The reason is, that all browsers are very slow on my (fresh) installation of 15.10 but ...
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Xfinity video not playing

When I try to watch Xfinity/Comcast videos, the actual video does not load. I have installed Flash, then installed Pipelight and enabled Silverlight, Flash, Shockwave, and Unity3d. Other Silverlight ...