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Opening Chrome causes Ubuntu to freeze

Ubuntu v14.04 Simply opening the Chrome browser causes Ubuntu to freeze completely. No key strokes are effective and the mouse pointer is frozen in place or disappears. After a hard reboot, I opened ...
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Some webpages doesn't load properly in any linux distro

Recently I can't use Facebook, Youtube and some other webpages in any Linux distro that I install on my Thinkpad T420. I've been using Xubuntu for about one year and it happened about three weeks ...
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Youtube/Downloading files eats all my bandwidth in Chrome

I'm using Chrome on Ubuntu 15.04 it works fine. Only problem is that when a download is in progress or i'm watching a video it eats all my bandwidth so I cannot open any other website until download ...
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Chrome 64 bit causes freeze on ubuntu 14.04 64 bit [on hold]

i have latest google chrome 64 bit (i think because my system is 64 bit too) downloaded from official site (deb file), i succeed installing it without error, and ofcourse it can be use for browsing ...
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Chrome is freezing Ubuntu when opening a tab or restarting

This just started happening yesterday. I didn’t knowingly change anything although I have auto-update enabled in Ubuntu. I can start chrome fine, it will work for a while, but then I open a tab and ...
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Why does removing Firefox install another browser?

I want to remove Firefox (with sudo apt-get purge firefox*) but without installing the Epiphany browser. How can I do this? I want to remove Firefox because I want to use Google Chrome as my default ...
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google-chrome-stable V. 44.0.2403.107-1 doesn't work on Lubuntu

I have this config in my Lubuntu notebook: SYSTEM INFORMATION Running Ubuntu Linux, the Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) release. GNOME: 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 2015-04-02) Kernel version: 3.13.0-58-generic ...
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Can't load a lot of websites since Ubuntu 15.04

Since I upgraded to 15.04, almost all my websites now just sit there and load to a error message in Google Chrome. I used to be able to get to Google.com now it just sits and loads to nothing. Ubuntu ...
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Elementary OS website spontaneously opens up in Chrome throughout the day. I have no idea why or how to stop it. Any solutions?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my chromebook. However I'm 100% sure the chromebook has nothing to do with it as the problem just started up a couple days ago some time after visiting elementary.io . I ...
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Google sites are not opening

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm having a strange issue, I have no idea what else to do... 1) Some Google sites/functionalities are not opening. GMail works but the browser tab keeps loading forever, I ...
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Unable to load Google products in Google Chrome

I've recently upgrade my computer to Ubuntu 14.04. This problem started manifesting after the upgrade. Any time I try to access a Google product's page (YouTube, Google Calendar, Search, etc.), the ...
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Linux Won't Run

Wow. I recently installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook C720. I installed it using Crouton, so it runs Chrome and Ubuntu side by side. I can switch between them with a hot key. For more information on my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't update packages

After installing the Chrome plugin 'Chrome Remote Desktop', Ubuntu fails to update its packages. I get a pop-up with the message: Requires installation of untrusted packages When I click 'OK' ...
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Google Chrome 44.0.2403.89-1 crashes Ubuntu

This morning appeared update message so I upgraded version 43.0.2357.134-1 to 44.0.2403.89-1 and happens to any of the following: By opening and loading chrome ubuntu crashes. By right-clicking the ...
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How do I make all links open in Chromium or Chrome's incognito mode?

How do I configure Ubuntu or Xubuntu such that when I click on a link, Chromium/Chrome opens in "Incognito mode"?
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Buggy full screen mode since Flash 18.0.0.204

I use Flash Pepper with Firefox via Fresh Player. The following setup allows me to watch YouTube videos in full screen mode: Kubuntu vivid with all the latest updates Firefox 39.0 Flash 18.0.0.194 ...
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Chrome 43 + Touchscreen + Ubuntu 15.04

This is a followup to Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04) Has anyone had the ability to use touch-devices on newer versions of Chrome and Ubuntu? This seems to no longer work for me
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Get latest Flash player on Ubuntu

I know, it's been asked before but I couldn't really get a satisfying answer for some details/backgrounds and I guess it's an important question for many. Some application seem only to be running ...
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Cannot Play DRM-protected Flash on Ubuntu 14.10 (Amazon, HBO Go, XFINITY etc), even with Pepper Flash and HAL

Currently Using Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.10 beta (64-bit) Ubuntu 14.10 There was a time when I could watch streaming video on my computer, but at some point it seems I've lost that ability. ...
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Chrome freeze after update [duplicate]

Since updated yesterday (23/Jul/2015), chrome freeze and computer also. I'm using ubuntu 15.04
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Could slow Chrome response be due to an ill-behaved Chrome extension?

Scanning discussion forums, including this one, for solutions to a painfully slow or even stopped Chrome browser in Ubuntu 14.04, I see no clear consensus emerging on what the problem is or how it can ...
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Printer not printing, ejects a blank page

3 days ago, I needed to print a page from Chrome, print job doesn't happen, so I copied what I needed from the browser, pasted and saved in Libre Office, on printing it ejected a blank page. So I then ...
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virus in ubuntu 14.04 adware malware spyware…?

I am using Ubuntu 64 14.04. I have used Ubuntu for many many years, and today I got malware or spyware, although I don't really know what it is. I use chrome Version 44.0.2403.89 (64-bit) the latest ...
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Vertical lines appear in my screen on 12.04

Vertical lines started appearing in my screen on 12.04 all of a sudden. Dell Inspiron 6GB machine. This behavior is seen on the latest versions of Chrome/FireFox browsers.What should I do to resolve ...
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Malware opens up some youtube video in ubuntu

I am having a very strange problem. While working on ubuntu, suddenly out of nowhere a new chrome tab with a random youtube video opens up and starts playing. Only relevant issue found on internet is ...
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How to prevent deja-dup-monitor from running, or completely delete it?

My ubuntu is dead after a few minutes because a process called deja-dup-monitor consumes almost 7 GB memory. I searched the internet and found that it seems to be used for backups and related to the ...
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How do I fix Flash issues?

I am having problems with Adobe Flash in Ubuntu, what are my options?
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Why does the new chrome version restart several times before remaining open?

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and just updated to Google Chrome 44.0.2403.89. Every time I open chrome from the icon in the launcher, it quickly restarts (the window actually closes and opens again) ...
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sharing a comment on installing Google Drive on ubuntu [closed]

I tried installing Google Drive on Ubuntu 14.04, followed instructions, and got the same results reported as follows: "I get this error :( grive-tools : Depends: grive (>= 0.3) but it is not going to ...
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How to set Chrome as default browser for Java installation

When going into the Java Control Panel by executing the following command in Terminal: ControlPanel And going to the Advanced tab, I see that at the bottom it says: But I have set my default ...
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Lenovo X131e Chromebook Ubuntu installation

Has anyone been able to successfully install Ubuntu on a Lenovo X131e Chromebook? I'm able to run the scripts and install it but after it completes the install I cannot get Ubuntu to start, it just ...
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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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Google Chrome fails to start

This is the error I get when I run google-chrome in the terminal: [0505/065554:ERROR:nss_util.cc(94)] Failed to create /home/pipi/.pki/nssdb directory. [0505/065554:ERROR:nss_util.cc(94)] Failed to ...
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xdg-open: chrome/chromium/opera

I have written an application that makes use of the pocket API. Currently the login is done inside a custom webframe of the application itself. But I want to use the default browser for this. ...
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Google Chrome error

I have installed Google Chrome by .deb file from google.com/chrome/ Installation was ok but when I opening through terminal it says the code below although it opens it self. And it's unopenable ...
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How do you execute software that needs root access?

I have only just installed Ubuntu on a Wintel PC. I want to install some downloaded software package, namely Google Chrome, but I have not been successful gaining root privilege. I have seen several ...
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Performance issues after watching html5 videos

This is a bit hard to describe, but I recently started to experience severe performance issues related to watching clips via html5 players (youtube, vimeo) in all major browsers. Let's say I watch ...
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Google Chrome on Gmail, tab “Promotions”, black page

Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome Version 43.0.2357.134 (64-bit). Is anyone experiencing the same problem, and maybe has found a solution? It happens only when on Gmail I want to switch to the "Promotions" tab. ...
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Chrome freezes after exiting full screen mode in Netflix

So Ubuntu has recently announced the support of Netflix using Chrome v37+. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Chrome 37.0.2062.120 (64-bit), and I have a problem specifically with Netflix. When I exit the ...
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Netflix crashes my Ubuntu 14.04 + Chrome

Ubuntu 14.04 + Chrome (latest version) worked fine with Netflix until they changed the interface around May 2015. Now the site loads, titles + images are displayed, but as soon as I move the mouse ...
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Google-Chrome-Stable not launching

Installed google-chrome-stable from stack exchange through Ubuntu Software Center. Worked fine, yet today it would not launch, from launch bar or command line. I am a newbie to Ubuntu and the ...
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Google Chrome automatically opens all URIs

When clicking on URIs that should open desktop apps (magnet://, and steam://), Chrome will automatically open a new tab in a new window. I'm currently using Chrome version 43.0.2357.134, Ubuntu ...
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Some pages do not load in Google Chrome on linux

Pages like search results in google.com, extentions in Chrome Web Store. It is loading for a while but rarely the page is displayed. I've tried changing the DNS to use Google and disable hardware ...
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Chrome indicator not being displayed in the system tray anymore

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity front end. Last time I checked, google chrome stable used to have an indicator icon on the system tray. If chrome was closed using the cross button, it would minimize ...
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To Disable CTRL+SHIFT+C in Google Chrome of Ubuntu?

This keybinding is very irritating because it is very close to the copy-command Ctrl+C. Partially, the problem can be explained by my keyboard layout Dvorak such that the browser may consider the ...
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To prevent Zooming keybinding in Google Chrome

I notice that I all the time press the Zoom keybinding in Google Chrome when try to close current tab by CTRL+W. try to reload the current page by CTRL+R Partially, the reason can be explained ...
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How to change chrome bookmark bar font sizes

Is there a way to change the font size of chrome web browser bookmark bar on Linux? it does't vary with zoom out and zoom in options.
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Cannot install chromium or chrome inside 12.04 LTS

I am new to ubuntu and linux, i am not able to install chrome from the software center it gives me these errors:- The following packages have unmet dependencies: chromium-browser: Depends: libgcc1 ...
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Recompiling Android RunTime

According to following image, ART is very similar to JVM. As JVM is for Linux which converts Java instruction set to machine level instruction set. Then is there any way to recompile ART for linux ...
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Why are Google Chrome windows being placed under the Xfce4 panel icon in Docky?

I have installed Xfce and Docky on my 15.04 Ubuntu installation. When I'm running the Xfce desktop environment Docky groups Google Chrome windows under the Xfce4-panel icon, even though I have dragged ...