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How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?

How do you install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?
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Similar download manager in Chrome to that in Firefox?

In Firefox, I am using a download manager which can resume downloading if it breaks because of bad connection, and can automatically download multiple selected links in a webpage. I tried some ...
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Google Chrome no longer opens after 14.04 update

I just updated to 14.04 today, and when I restarted my computer I got a few "report a problem" messages. I didn't think too much of them until I tried to open Google Chrome from the launcher, and it ...
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What folder should I install Chrome in?

I just installed Chrome with these instructions on ubuntu 14.04. sudo apt-get install libxss1 libappindicator1 libindicator7 wget ...
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Context menu on Chrome turns blank when mouse is over

I am using Ubuntu GNOME and when I am on Google Chrome the context menu turns blank when the cursor is over an option. Only Google Chrome has this issue. Here a screenshot: I have tested on Unity, ...
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how do I enable WebGL?

I'm going to dive into browser game development and thus I need webGL but it does not work in any browser here on my Ubuntu. I'm using Chrome version 36.0.1985.125 and the result on chrome://gpu are ...
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After install Google Chrome in EC2 won't open from Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (HVM) command line [duplicate]

I have installed Google Chrome with following command line: $ wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add - $ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb ...
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Moving tabs in Chrome is clunky / awkwardly slow

In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, fresh install + Chrome from Google's page, I'm having the following issue: when having more than one tab open in Chrome 36.0.1985.125, the animation when moving the tab's ...
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Launching Google Chrome from docky

I have installed google-chrome-stable by using google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb on my ubuntu 14.04. I am able to start the browser by typing google-chrome-stable in my terminal. My issue is how ...
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Error “shockwave flash has crashed ” google chrome ubuntu 14.04.1

I can not watch videos on twitch because shockwave flash crashes. I tried to disable the flash in the plugins but I only seen one Flash plugin. Before when I used 12.10, I saw 3 plugins for Flash, ...
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Installed Google Chrome, but it won't launch in a “Guest Session.”

Trusty Tahr 14.04.1, 64-bit edition (though I see the same behavior in Precise). I installed the latest Google Chrome under my session, and it works fine. However, if I open a "Guest" session, the ...
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Set default browser when running as sudo

I am trying to run sudo and set the default browser. I want to set chromium as my default browser. I have tried sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser This shows chrome as my default ...
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Google maps brings down performance, even after close

I'm using Ubuntu 12. Google maps are very slow on my laptop, but even when I close browser (Chrome or Chromium), the performance goes down significantly. It stops every 3-4 seconds for about a ...
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Getting Error When Uninstalling Google Chrome

I can't update or uninstall Google Chrome. I am getting this error: Setting up google-chrome-stable (36.0.1985.125-1) ... xdg-icon-resource: size argument must be numeric Try 'xdg-icon-resource ...
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Chromium and flash plugin problem? [duplicate]

I've already installed flash plugin using sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer. Flash plugin is working on firefox browser, but chromium still asks for me to install flush plugin.
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What version of Google Chrome do I have?

How can I find out what version of chrome I am using? I would like a command line method, not the GUI - visiting chrome://chrome in the url bar. I need to be able to use it in a bash script. I ran ...
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How do I fix this issue (webcam not working)

I have a problem with my webcam working in browser, I tried Firefox and chromium first. When I go to the flash plugin setting ...
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Can you “fix” chrome's close, minimize, maximize buttons so they are on the left, and use ubuntu's theme?

Can you "fix" chrome's close, minimize, maximize buttons so they are on the left, and use ubuntu's theme? I might actually use chrome then.
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How to fix: error report “Permission Error(13,'Access denied')” on Chrome GPU process crash?

UPDATE To avoid Chrome GPU process crashes I recommend xorg graphics drivers instead of any flgrx, even own-build one. Could be installed e.g. from Additional Drivers app. I'm not having any more ...
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Data recovery is it possible: Ubuntu Chrome OS Acer 710

I know it is tricky and only a bunch of people out there with Acer chrome book c710 running Ubuntu. Following is the situation. I installed Ubuntu LTS 12.04 on Acer Chromebook. Fantastic!. I stored ...
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Flash (peperflash) on Chrome in 14.04 LTS not working

Since I updated to 14.04 LTS I haven't been able to get flash to work on Chrome, it works just fine in Firefox and Chromium but in Chrome videos are really laggy to the point the browser just freezes ...
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Google Chrome 36 and Java 7 Update 65 not working

I believe this question has been asked before, but the "solution" given is a workaround that I think is just not what I'm looking for. Apparently Google Chrome 36 doesn't support NPAPI plugins anymore ...
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Google Chrome icon is fuzzy/blurry in Docky

As the question says, the Chrome icon is fuzzy in docky. I tried this: How get a higher resolution icon for Google Chrome in Docky? But that didn't seem to help. I would have commented my issue ...
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chrome crashing too often in Ubuntu 14.04

Ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome (google-chrome-stable) crashes a lot more often than before. I do keep several tabs open (>20), but they are all light (no multimedia) and have never ...
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Chrome on Xubuntu 14.04 won't display simplified Chinese characters [closed]

Don't know if anybody else is having the same issue, and have a solution to this, but here are the steps to re-create the issue: install Xubuntu 14.04 install Chrome everything works fine at this ...
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Misaligned titlebar icons in Google Chrome

I had installed Pantheon desktop on my Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 using the elementary os ppas. However, that messes up with the title bar in Google Chrome, as the snapshot shows. The problem persists even ...
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X org rollback version and Solving problems (Hardware Acceleration)

This question goes with my previous question: google chrome crashes in 14.04 regarding Google Chrome Crashing X. I believe X.org was recently updated on my Xubuntu 14.04 trusty. Until recently I ...
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Problem with dialog windows and different workspaces

I have 9 workspaces. Usually Google Chrome is on 1-st workspace. But sometimes open new window of Google Chrome on some other workspace, let say 3-rd. Then I click something that will open new Dialog ...
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m17n input not recognized by chrome

I am having a problem with a m17n input, m17n:wijesekera to be exact. The input is recognized by all applications except google-chrome There is a small issue starting google-chrome on my workstation ...
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Some letters in some languages are not displayed correctly in xfce in Google Chrome's tabs and omnibar

Google chrome's tabs cannot display some letters of some languages. This screenshot takes Arabic as an example. The page itself has no problems at all. The tabs, however, cannot display the ...
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Chrome bookmarks on Unity

I've tried lots of things to delete one bookmark from Unity but I can't do it. It's annoying because when I open Chrome, this "Application" replaces my Chrome. I don't know how to delete this. Please ...
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How do I display google chrome's menus in xubuntu? I can't find them

I can't file the "File Edit View..." menus in google chrome in xfce (xubuntu)! How do I display them or where are they? ...I'm surprised I'm asking such a question XD
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How can I hide Chrome apps from the Unity Dash?

It annoys me that Chrome dumps all the Chrome apps that are installed into the Unity dash (note: I mean APPS, not the shortcuts you can install). I have tried to use Alacarte to hide the Chrome Apps ...
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Force Chrome/Chromium to use Adwaita Dark theme

Is there a way to force Chrome/Chromium to use Adwaita Dark theme? Using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I've managed to force Qt and every other apps to use Dark theme (by changing gtk-css), but I can't figure ...
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Fake UserTrust.com Certificates in Chrome?

I was trying to install a SSL certificate, when I digged into Chrome Settings and looked at the installed ones (servers tab). Those are marked as Not Safe, and they are related to mail.google.com, ...
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Unity Lens Google Chrome Icon Will Not Go Away

I was watching a youtube video, and quit chrome. For some reason, chrome saved itself as the youtube video name as in instead of Google Chrome, it is saved on the unity lens as "Three Main reasons War ...
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How can I play asx files from chrome?

Is it possible to play asx files from Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04? I am trying to play this station, but without any success. Instead of streaming the station, an asx file is downloaded. However, ...
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Chrome browser problem in xubuntu 14.04

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 and when i downloaded and installed google chrome after updating database chrome gets fonts like this:
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Unable to play FIFA videos, StarSports Videos on Firefox 30 (Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit)

I am using FF 30 on Ubuntu 14.04. I installed flash and youtube is working fine. However some videos from some sites aren't playing - Foot ball videos (FIFA) and Cricket videos (Starsports) etc. Just ...
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Sound lost in Chrome (and only Chrome)

I suddenly lost sound in Ubuntu Chrome (no more YouTube, or Spotify, or SoundCloud sound or any other in Chrome). All other apps such as Firefox or VLC work fine. There are a bunch of nice tips at ...
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How to fix: running Skype (or other apps) effects Chrome GPU process crash?

I've read over the net that this is a common issue, however not necessarily connected to Skype or AMD. The issue being Chrome GPU process crash = slower net browsing. chrome://gpu Log Messages ...
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Chromium/Chrome not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to my Dell Inspiron with Intel Core i7. Everything is OK except the Chromium. I completed the installation successfully from the Software Center. However when I ...
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How do I write accents & foreign characters within Chrome?

I'm using Google Chrome as my default browser in Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine but after a Chrome update I stoped being able to write accents with my keyboard - for example I'm unable to ...
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Problem installing google chrome

I went to the google chrome website and downloaded the 64 bit .deb package from the site, after it downloads and opens the software center, when I click the install button it starts to install then it ...
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Ace Stream P2p Multimedia Plug-in Missing in chrome://plugins

Ace Stream P2P Multimedia Plug-in Missing in chrome://plugins Screenshot: http://i.imgur.com/84Qk1Bh.png I have installed sudo apt-get install acestream-full I did everything like here: ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop (beta)

Chrome just launched the Chrome Remote Desktop (beta) for linux. The instructions are provided here: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1649523?hl=en I don't understand this part: Find the ...
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One AMD CPU core is always at 100% load while Chrome is just displaying a blank page

Chrome and Chromium (just open a blank tab) consumes 100% of one CPU. Now I am on Firefox and it works well. (But I like Chrome) $ uname -a Linux x 3.13.0-30-generic #55-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 4 ...
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Can not reach bitbucket.org from browser

I can not load bitbucket.org in the browser(both FF and chrome).When i ping i get the right answer: PING bitbucket.org (131.103.20.167) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 131.103.20.167: icmp_seq=1 ...
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Chrome youtube videos logging me out

Pretty much a Ubuntu novice, currently running 64-bit AMD Ubuntu 12.04 with Cinnamon 2.0.14 Over the past couple months I've been getting logged out while viewing videos, typically youtube. Seems ...
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Can I put two chrome (different users) on my launcher?

I think this is a simple question. On Windows, Google Chrome has the option to create shortcut on desktop for each chrome user. For example, I have my personal Google Account and I also have my ...