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Repository failure with google chrome

Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease' doesn't support architecture 'i386' is what i get when ...
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Failed to download repository information with Google Chrome installed on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit since beginning of March 2016 [duplicate]

Starting March 2016, Software Updater displays "Failed to download repository information," and "Check your internet connection when attempting to update." What's causing it and how can I fix it so I ...
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Update Google Chrome Stable [duplicate]

Note : This question is not a duplicate. Answers from similar questions do not work. Note II : It is not a duplicate of NODATA error. Are you guys kidding me ?! Note III : Even the NODATA error has ...
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Launch a Chrome app from command line

I can't find how to launch a chrome app from a bash ? I'm trying to achieve this with Postman. From google-chrome -h, I tried (unfortunately) those ones : $ google-chrome --app="Postman" $ google-...
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change language in chrome without changing system language

I installed Ubuntu recently and downloaded google-chrome. Unfortunately, the chrome works in my system language (English) and I want it to work in Hebrew instead. Change language - chrome settings ...
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Google Chrome support for Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit and I still get the message on Chrome saying that my OS will no longer be supported. Is this the case or does this only apply to 32-bit installations?
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Green video on google hangout/chrome

I am running a Dell Inspiron 5556 with Ubuntu 15.10. Just got linux on it and things are mostly good. I am able to run hangouts fine in Firefox. However, in Chrome, the video is completely green. I ...
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How should I investigate laggy graphics in Ubuntu 15.10, particularly with Google Chrome?

I have two installations of Ubuntu 15.10 on two different machines and on both of these machines I am occasionally seeing a lot of lag in the graphics displayed. This manifests as, for example, ...
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Ubuntu USB stick for Chromebook

I have searched and still can not figure out how to get Ubuntu installed onto a USB drive. I've ran both the "s9yrd" and "tnyga" commands, but to no avail. I either get a no such file directory or ...
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Can not Setup Google Chromecast on Ubuntu 14.04 (Chrome extension -> Set up a new Cast device doesn't work)

I have searched for hours with google and askubuntu.com but I have no solution found for setup google chromecast on ubuntu 14.04. When I go in the google chrome extension under options and then "Set ...
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Browser saves no cookies and always asks to be the standard browser

Since i upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 (AMD64) i have some issues First, my browser dont save any cookies and always asks to be the default browser. and my second problem is that i get a error message ...
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How can I find a folder that starts with a .? [duplicate]

I've just read this answer about changing Spotify preferences, but I don't understand; where can I find the file ~/.config/spotify/Users/[Spotify user name]-user/prefs to be able to edit it? Do I have ...
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How do I force Chrome to open in secondary display?

I have Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 up to date and Chrome Version 48.0.2564.116 (64-bit). Gnome names my monitor as "secondary display" and TV as "primary display". TV is on the left hand side and monitor on ...
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Chromium not loading google related sites, youtube ubuntu ask etc [duplicate]

noob here having issues with google, youtube, etc not loading running 12.04 LTS. I uninstalled and reinstalled chromium various times. I'd hate to reinstall 12.04 as i have had issues with various ...
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Chrome doesn't have a icon?

I have downloaded and installed Chrome but couldn't find its icon in the dash. Is it normal? I checked /.local/share/applications and there aren't any .desktop entries. I know locking Chrome to ...
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Usage share of various Ubuntu releases - 12.04 nowhere used anymore?

Are there available any usage share statistics across all Ubuntu releases? I'm asking in regards to Google Chrome no more providing updates for Ubuntu 12.04 starting in early March 2016. According ...
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Chrome package Busted

Running Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome 64bit I recently have tried to install an extension to chrome and the install process had an error and told me to restart the app. When I closed chrome it did not ...
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How Do I Update Firefox's Adobe flash and Chrome's Version(alng with the Unity Plugin)

I am Not sure How to Update Adobe flash On My PC. It Says "Fire Fox Has Banned The Outdated Plugin Adobe flash from running on this site"and when I click on unblock it says that it needs to be updated ...
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(un)localize help.ubuntu.com

I often help people here on Ask or on other international websites. In order to do so, sometimes I have to refer to the great guides on http://help.ubuntu.com . Problem is, my system is localized (in ...
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How to remove “tradeexchange.com” link opening everytime in Chrome[ubuntu 15.10]

I am on Ubunbtu 15.10. In either Firefox or Chrome, everytime i click a link, a rouge link called "tradeexchange.com" opens. I tried everything - but i am unable to remove this. I cleared all the ...
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/opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libnvidia-glsi.so.352.79

I am running google, but get error /opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libnvidia-glsi.so.352.79: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I find ...
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Unable to access network err_network_changed

I get this on Chrome under Wiley more and more. I have reset my router and cleared the cache. Any ideas on what is causing it? Under windows it is a DNS lookup error I think.
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Where can I find the Unicode Emoticon set?

I am trying to find a suitable font that contains the Unicode Emoticon set. When an iPhone user sends me some emoticons over Google Hangouts they render either incorrectly or not at all. The problem ...
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Chrome doesn't show any site properly (artifacts)

Whenever I minimize, and maximize then my Chrome browser it starts to show artifact on any site that "move the half of the site in the transverse". It dissapear when any of site element change their ...
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Font rendering in chrome is weird

The font is Arial. Is there a way to fix it? Tried reinstalling Freetype but nothing. Also, I do not have MSfonts installed.
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how to remove google Chrome App Launcher from ubuntu 14.04 launcher

how to remove Chrome App Launcher from ubuntu 14.04 launcher , when i right click on it there is no option for it to remove or disable , just some information about the app
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes using both FireFox, Chrome and Rhythmbos at the same time

Has anyone experienced Ubuntu 14.04 to freeze up while you are using either FireFox, or Chrome while using Rhythmbox Music Box? My computer has the following installed: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Memory: 8G ...
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HTML5 DRM video won't play on Ubuntu 15.10 with latest Google-Chrome

I have three 15.10 systems with Google Chrome installed. Two play purchased Amazon movies just great. One gives me a "Digital Rights Error" tells me to enable Widevine and refer to error 7235. I ...
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No 5.1 surround sound in Chrome or Firefox (HTML5)

In Chrome (and Firefox) while playing youtube videos HTML5 there is only stereo sound output. I am able to play 5.1 surround sound in VLC, so the hardware & Ubuntu setup is correct. Windows ...
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Google Chrome fps lag with Nvidia GTX770

I'm using the nvidia 352.63 drivers with a GTX770. When I open many chrome windows (like 4 or 5 windows) (not tabs) the windows' fps start dropping, sometimes reaching 20fps and it's so annoying. ...
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Installing Chrome [duplicate]

How to know about my ubuntu system 32 bit or 64 bit ? want to install chrome this(see image) is what it is asking me ample of options which one should i download
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Ubuntu 14.04 SSD started freezing recently

So I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-77-generic) x64 with an Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB and up until a few weeks ago everything worked fine. Now I am getting random frequent freezes. Especially when I ...
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how to avoid open chrome with SmartShopSave?

when I open chrome a website come in, but I can't find any software or plugins about SmartShopSave? what is it and how to drop it? SmartShopSave 1.My chrome has no suspicious extension 2.I don not ...
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Add Google Chrome to Default Applications

I am a new Ubuntu user. After initial install of my OS one of the first things I did was install Google Chrome (google-chrome-stable) from the Google website. Everything was good, it showed as an ...
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google chrome web dynpro

How to solve this error message on Google chrome running on Ubuntu 14.04 "Sorry, your browser/program is not supported by Web Dynpro!" but when i use firefox the site is working fine (on Ubuntu 14....
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Error's with dpkg when trying to reinstall chrome

Noob here, When attempting to uninstall google chrome from terminal I first encountered the error. Since I tried updating resulting in the same error. Here is an example: sudo apt-get remove ...
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Text appears too small in FullHD 1080p display, not much help found

Text in my new full hd laptop appears to be extremely small in many applications (like google chrome). I already changed the font size in many places like in System settings>>system>>universal access>>...
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Silverlight causing Software Center to crash

I'm using an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit system. I installed silverlight plugin to view netflix on Chrome browser. When I tried to load Software Center, it crashed on startup. I tried again through terminal(...
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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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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. ...