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Server with GUI, can't get elevated privileges with Chrome Remote Desktop

I've set up a home media server using ubuntu server and plex. Initially I was going to try and run command line only, but, being somewhat of a noob, I ended up installing a desktop environment. I use ...
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Problems with video and playback on 4K monitor and R9 R270 AMD. Ubuntu 14.04

For a number of years I have happily used Ubuntu. However,I am having all sorts of problems now since I upgraded my video card and monitor. My monitor is a Benq 4k monitor, but I decided to upgrade my ...
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apt-get works via proxy, but nothing else does

This pertains to Ubuntu 14.04 behind a proxy server that requires authentication. I've managed to get apt-get working via proxy. My /etc/apt/apt.conf looks like this: Acquire::http::proxy ...
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Transfer bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox [duplicate]

I have currently got Google Chrome and Firefox installed, but I want to switch to Firefox so I want to some how transfer my mass collections of bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox, so is there any way of ...
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Verify the current Google Chrome installation's integrity

I have installed Google Chrome from the .deb file provided here, but after I installed it I realised that I had not checked the MD5 of the .deb file to make sure that it was not corrupt or tampered ...
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How can I get chrome to stop opening up in incognito? even after purging and reinstalling fresh

I tried opening new tab(non-incognito) and then locking that to the lancher. Then unlocking the first icon, But then the second icon just opens incognito tab by default. Even though I have not made ...
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Chrome 42 on Ubuntu 14.04 won't start

Running Chrome 42 on Ubuntu 14.04 results in an error going out to console of: Check failed: NamespaceUtils::WriteToIdMapFile("/proc/self/gid_map", gid_) I found this in the Chromium project which ...
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java plugin is not working

I want to run following website in chrome/firefox in my ubuntu : http://bikecad.ca/quickapplet which shows following message: However i have already followed these steps but its not working. Help ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Kiosk, start services before chrome kiosk starts

I am currently building a Ubuntu kiosk, using this guide. The guide itself is great, but I am trying to start other services before chrome is executed in kiosk mode. I currently have: ...
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Problem with display with chrome

When a play with the size of the window and return to the full screen I got a display problem on the top of the screen.
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Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work [duplicate]

I am new ubuntu user. I wanted to download Google Chrome, but something happened and now when I go to Ubuntu Software Center it is automatically closed after 1 second. Then I see the error: E: ...
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Can I use the ASH widow manager from Chrome OS WITHOUT using lightdm-login-chromiumos or google-chrome --open-ash command? (On x64 Ubuntu 15.04)

I was interested in using google chrome's ASH window manager on Ubuntu. I first tried dz0ny's lightdm-login-chromeos project, but that seems to have been abandoned. I then tried the google-chrome ...
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Web video (YouTube, etc) doesn't play in Chrome after suspend

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 and nvidia-346 driver After a suspend, all websites doesn't play video in Chrome. Firefox appears to still play video. The video still loads. If I "click forward in time" ...
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Chrome Instability on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

For the past couple of weeks I have been noticing a lot of instability in Google Chrome. About once a day the entire application will either become totally unresponsive, or alternatively it continues ...
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Chrome Opens, But No Windows Appear

I'm just about at the end of my rope with this. I'm trying to install Chrome 42 on an Ubuntu 14.10 machine and I'm running into some issues. Chrome installs fine, but when I run it, nothing shows up. ...
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Spyware in Ubuntu? (I've got some issues with Chrome lately)

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. All the updates are up to date. I've experienced something like a spyware lately, which I thought it couldn't (or shouldn't) happen with Linux. It happens when I'm using ...
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why google chrome shuts down after closing the terminal?

I have to use Google chrome while running the terminal in the background. In fact if I press ctrl+c it shuts down with the Google chrome too. Why is it happening? Is there any way I can resume Google ...
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Installing google chrome broke my Amazon Instant Video Player

Ever since I installed Google Chrome my Amazon Instant Video Player only streams on the lowest bitrate. Somehow the pepper-flash messed with HAL in Firefox: "Our developers stated this: It ...
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Problem with google chrome icon in launcher (left bar)

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and have a problem with launcher (the left bar with bunch of icons). There is a Google Chrome icon on the launcher. However, when I click it, other google-chrome icon ...
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Chrome slow down gnome-shell a lot

I've got Ubuntu Gnome 14.10. It works perfectly with most applications. But some apps (e.g. Chrome, Ubuntu Software Center) slow down system a lot. Especially it's noticeable with workspace change ...
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Advertisements shown when page is viewed in Chromium but not when viewed in Firefox

The title says it all, i keep on seeing advertisements when i open pages in Chromium, those ads are shown in portions of the page (not popups) usually at the bottom and/or the top of the page and do ...
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Why does java not work in chrome in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I know it doesn't work, and I just want to know why.
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How to export Google Chrome bookmarks

I have got Google Chrome (Version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit)) and I would like to export my bookmarks without having to sync anything with any online accounts. I read here that the bookmarks are stored ...
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Unable to set Chrome as the default browser; what else can I try?

I have done everything I can to set Google Chrome as my default browser in Ubuntu 12.04, but absolutely nothing seems to work. Anything new I could try would be greatly appreciated. Whenever I open ...
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control audio kde plasma after hdmi removal

I am using kde:plasma version 4.13.3 in ubuntu 14.04 and it works great in most ways, but on my laptop I frequently use it as my "media center" pc. I hook it up to the TV through the HDMI port. When ...
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When I open Google Chrome's Website, system gets stuck on black screen

Whenever I open Google Chrome's website to download a fresh package of Google Chrome, the system gets stuck and shows a black screen. Then I've to shut it down (pressing the power button). It's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot access same website from one of two computers

My problem is weird. I can access the nhl.com site (and flames.nhl.com) from one box running 14.04, but not the other running the same. This is with Chrome and Firefox on the same wired network. ...
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Cannot open .jpg or .png files all of a sudden when using Chrome

All of a sudden I'm getting errors when I save jpeg or png files with Google Chrome on Ubuntu, then try to open them. If I use Firefox, saving the images to Desktop and opening them is NOT a problem. ...
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Can I install Chrome on my Ubuntu Phone

I tried installing chrome as per instructions at http://www.howtogeek.com/203768/beginner-how-to-install-google-chrome-in-ubuntu-14.04/ using my phone's terminal. Although it seems that it has ...
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Chrome thinks that I am holding down CTRL when I am not

I have not had this problem in a long time with Google Chrome on Ubuntu. But as it keeps on coming back now, I thought that I should ask a question here. So the problem is that suddenly for no ...
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WebEx error: Java is not working

I am trying to join a WebEx meeting. However, when I try to do that, it gives me an error: Java is not working. To have the best experience joining meetings, Java must be installed on your ...
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Malware from rdsrv.com on Google Chrome

I am continuously getting popups from rdsrv.com on Google Chrome. I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I tried resetting browser, and uninstalling every extension, but still have the popups.
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new chrome shortcut gets created after launching new Incognito Window

When I right click on chrome icon on launcher and open New Incognito Window, new icons gets created (as shown in image). (dont get confuse of icons, I have changed icon theme) Cant lock this icon ...
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ARC Welder app showing blank page on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I am using Google Chrome version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit) in Ubuntu 14.04.1. I recently installed the ARC Welder extension from the Chrome Web Store. When I opened it, it shows a blank window (see image ...
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Google Chrome won't start

When I try to start Google Chrome, it starts but it's just open for like 2-4 sec and then it's closing again.. When I try to start it from Terminal, i get this message? ATTENTION: default value of ...
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How to install Microsoft Silverlight on Mozilla Firefox browser in an easiest and reliable way that runs on ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit operating system?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS on my system. I am using Mozilla Firefox 37.0(**Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0)** and Google Chrome(Version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit)) browsers on my ...
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Can't open google chrome after suspend

I installed Ubuntu MATE 14.04 around a weak ago, and have had some problems. Sometimes I can't open the google chrome I have, when I log on after it has been suspened. When I click on the google ...
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Chrome remote desktop “failed to start remote access service”

Trying to run Chrome remote desktop on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Installed: chrome-remote-desktop_current_amd64.deb xvfb python-psutil When I try to connect in the app through "enable remote ...
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Netflix using native html5 in chrome--why no HD? [closed]

So I'm using chrome to watch netflix now finally native without wine, and I can't seem to watch anything in HD. My chrome://gpu looks good, everything plays fine in netflix in SD but nothing in HD. ...
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Sound and video are slow

Whenever I opened google chrome today, everything seemed normal. I played one of my favorite games, and that's when stuff got weird. The sound on the game was slow. Not a major problem. I muted the ...
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How do I set up Google Cloud Print on Ubuntu 14.04 for an old network laser?

In this household we have a Samsung CLP 320 network laser printer An always-on Ubuntu 14.04 desktop machine running myth tv which can print to that printer A second Ubuntu 14.04 desktop An Ubuntu ...
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Chrome scrollbar is not visible, no yellow marker for ctrl + F search matches

In Chrome 41 running in openbox window manager, the scrollbar indicator for the page location is not visible. This occurs in all tabs, including incognito tabs, except for chrome://settings. The ...
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chrome disable or change keyboard shortcut ctrl+shift+c developer tools console?

How can I disable the Keyboard Shortcut ctrl+shift+c in Google Chrome to bring up the Developer Tools console? I find myself trying to copy+paste content from the browser and mistakenly typing ...
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Citrix Receiver on Ubuntu 14.04.2 fails with error Entrust Certification Authority - L1K SSL Error 61

Currently I am using ubuntu 14.02.2 64 bit version. My citrix receiver was working fine for a few months. After a few updates ubuntu fails to open the application with the following error: Entrust ...
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google-chrome-unstable icons not found on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on a Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D and I am using it with the gnome classic metacity window manager. I then added the Google repositories on the sources directory in /etc/apt ...
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Chrome broken unity launcher [duplicate]

I'm having problems with the Chrome launcher icon for Ubuntu 14.04. When I open Chrome for the first time, both via the icon launcher (call it icon1) that through any other way, it creates a new icon ...
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Copy text from website using keyboard

Do anyone know of an web application that makes it possible to copy text easily from the web browser using keyboard? E.g. like vimium works for selecting links in the web browser using keyboard. ...
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Chrome application shortcuts open small window

I have created a bunch of chrome application shortcuts - gmail, tweetdeck, etc. They all launch in tiny windows in the upper left of the screen (see screenshot). It's easy enough to resize/maximize ...
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Ubuntu says Chrome closed, but it is still open

I was generating a PGP key pair following these instructions: Now GPG will create a key for you, which can take a little bit of time; it needs random bytes, so if you give the system some work ...
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why did my old history and extensions appear in a fresh install of chrome? [duplicate]

I uninstalled chrome with: sudo apt-get purge google-chrome-stable The next day I reinstalled it with: sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable All the old settings from the old install ...