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Font too small in Chrome URL address

The font in Chrome is fine except the url address which looks really tiny. I just switched from Gnome to Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome looked just fine in Gnome. Does anyone know what is going on ? See ...
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Chrome WebGL crashing on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded from Linux Mint 17.3 MATE (Ubuntu 14.04) to Ubuntu 16.04. Before upgrading, WebGL was working correctly in Chrome. Pages with simple WebGL, like get.webgl.org still work, but now ...
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Is the Flash plugin on Chrome safer than Firefox?

I was always very happy with Firefox and never felt the need to change to Chrome. But Adobe has stopped supporting Flash on Linux and Google has taken over this task. Though Google only supports its ...
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Unable to install “google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb” pakage?

~$ sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb dpkg: error processing archive google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb (--install): package architecture (amd64) does not match system (i386) ...
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Prevent Chrome and Vivaldi from interpreting mouse movement as touch events

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 7547, which has a touchscreen. Whenever I use Chrome/Chromium or Vivaldi, any mouse (i.e. touchpad) movement within the window is interpreted as a ...
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Why does Google think that Midori is Chrome?

This is on Lubuntu 16.04 (running XFCE.) I don't really care, I'm just curious. Is Midori built on Chromium or something?
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Unable to install Chrome

I downloaded Chrome deb package from official website. Whet I open using software center and click install, the button shows "installing" and reverts in a few seconds. Running 16.04
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Terminal Errors when I open Browsers

When I open a browser in terminal (I've tried Firefox and Google Chrome) I get error messaged. When I open Firefox it spits out the following message: Performance warning: Async animation disabled ...
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Cant install chrome - what am I doing wrong?

I am Linux newbie. I installed Ubuntu today, and I don't know how to install Google Chrome browser. I first downloaded it from official page. After opening it, clicking install and entering password, ...
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Google Hangoust stick to the wrong display (monitor) in Ubuntu 14.04

I have multiple displays (dual-monitor configuration). After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and installing Google Chrome + Google Hangouts extension, all hangouts windows are opened on display that I ...
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Google Chrome does not close properly

When Google Chrome opens, it displays a message that says that it "did not shut down properly". This happens everytime I open it, after booting the computer or just after closing the browser with the ...
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How to fix apt: Signature by key uses weak digest algorithm (SHA1) after installing Chrome?

I have just updated to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I started setting up by installing Google-Chrome and then went to run a sudo apt-get update again before I started installing other software, and I get the ...
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Cannot use mouse scroll, when mouse is hidden

This is driving me crazy... In Chrome under Ubuntu, the mouse hides after a while. And as long as it is hidden, I cannot use the scroll wheel. I have to move the mouse first, then I can scroll again. ...
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How to resolve “sign in error” when using Youtube-dl for downloading my personal, private HOA video (hangout chats)

I am on 14.04 LTS. I just installed Youtube-dl from the software center. I use Hangouts on Air, which I set to private, and record video chats with acquaintances for demos, instructional videos etc. ...
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Chrome/Chromium middle mouse button for scroll Linux, Mac

Clicking the middle button does't allow me scroll the page. Is there any way to fix this behavior? Information: Ubuntu 10.10 Chromium 9.0.597.94 Logitech MX518 Update: also Chrome, and the other ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Applications becoming very unstable

I recently updated to Ubuntu 15.10 where these issues seemed to be occurring and currently having a similar situation on 16.04. I've also recently just changed graphics cards from an old ATI card to a ...
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There is no public key available for the following key IDs 1397BC53640DB551 [duplicate]

When I run the command: sudo apt-get update I got this following warning: There is no public key available for the following key IDs: 1397BC53640DB551 This is the only warning I got and I do not ...
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Videos not playing in Chrome or Opera

I recently installed Opera and Chrome again on Ubuntu, but video players on sites will not work...but do work on Firefox It will look like this, but with the audio working fine. If I pop it out ...
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Scroll with Middle Click

Can I use the middle click mouse button so I can scroll down faster, like in Windows? When I am in Windows and I press the middle click somewhere I can scroll in, a 4-way pointer shows on the screen, ...
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324 error - certificates

Recently I have a mysterious error using Ubuntu 16.04. I have noticed that Chrome does not load several sites due to ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE error. I tried to figure out what is happening, and I have ...
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Flickering in Chrome (but not Firefox)

In google chrome parts of webpages, images and videos are flickering. This does not happen in firefox. Sometimes when I change tabs, I see bits of other tabs overlayed on the current tab. I also get ...
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Whatsapp Web QR code not loading on Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use the service https://web.whatsapp.com/ on Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Dual boot Windows 8.1). But the QR code that needs to be scanned by the Whatsapp mobile app is not ...
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Jumping black screen at Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox 5.0.20

I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox 5.0.20 at Windows 10 and I had a resolution issues which was solved by pressing Host Key + F1 and Host Key + F7. After it I tried to install and configure ...
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Youtube videos stopped being displayed in Chromium

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with The HTML5 player is currently used when possible being enabled. Suddenly, youtube videos stopped showing but I still can hear videos' sounds. I don't have such ...
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How to create a self-signed wild-card certificate that includes a CA (to be imported to chrome)

I try to generate a self signed certificate for my local host (foo.orange.local) that is accepted by chrome. I already read How do I create a self-signed SSL certificate? and called sudo ...
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Chromium Incognito urls visit see in ubuntu

I visited few urls in incognito mode in chromium (ubuntu 14.04). now I have closed the incognito window so I can't see visited urls in chromium's history section. but I was wondering if chromium ...
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Google Chrome ugly fonts on Ubuntu Gnome [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and updated everything to the latest version, things looked fine on Firefox but when I installed Chrome (My main browser everywhere) I found fonts to be weird and ...
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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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Newly opened windows won't get focused [mostly happens with Nautilus, Clementine and Atom Editor]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have installed Chrome. Whenever I click on "Show in Folder", it opens the "Downloads" folder (if not already open) and the files icon in the Launcher is highlighted for ...
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Update problem with signiture key

I have just updated to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I started setting up by installing Google-Chrome and then went to run a sudo apt-get update again before I started installing other software, and I get the ...
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Adware on Chrome

I'm getting adware on Chrome that opens up new tabs when I click on certain areas of legitimate websites such as this one. I'm on Ubuntu 14 and Chrome 44. How do I remove it?
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KDE and Google Chrome wrong notification position on multiple monitor

With my Kubuntu 14.04.4 and google-chrome-stable, with a two monitor setting (the left one is the primary one and I cannot change this!), KDE notifications are correctly displayed on the first ...
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Dependency Is not satisfiable : libstdc++6 (>=4.8.0) [duplicate]

When I try to install Chrome through the Ubuntu Software Center, I get the message Dependency Is not satisfiable : libstdc++6 (>=4.8.0) How can I fix this? I am running Ubuntu 12.04.
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Ubuntu 16.04 - How to override fonts?

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04, everything went nice and smooth except when I installed Chrome, and logged in to my account to check my watch history on YouTube, then I came across this weird ...
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keyboard not accepting input after opening Chrome or Chromium in VNC session in Ubuntu 15

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and 15.04 on a couple of servers that I admin and access using VNC sessions most of the time. When I open Chrome or Chromium in these machines, the system asks me to unlock ...
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Import an incomplete download from Chrome to Uget or any other download manager?

I was downloading a big file using Chrome but it went incomplete and broke in the middle. I know I should have used a download manager but sometimes you just forget it. I was wondering if it would be ...
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Installation of Google Chrome fails in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed the recently introduced Ubuntu 16.04 LTS version directly in my machine and tried installing Google Chrome web browser via Ubuntu Software Installer. I constantly receive the an ...
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How to identify which Chrome/Chromium tab is using up CPU?

I sometimes have a bunch of tabs opened in Google Chrome, which I believe creates a new process per tab. I would like to be able to identify the tab that is using up the CPU. Is there an easy way to ...
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Can I use Chrome's Pepper Flash with Firefox?

As Adobe no longer supports Flash on Linux (see "NOTICE" below), is there a way to use Chrome's Pepper Flash plugin with Firefox? NOTICE! Flash no longer is supported for Linux EXCEPT as part of ...
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No more updates for Google Chrome | apt-get update error

I am using Google Chrome 48.0 32-bit. Today when I launched Google Chrome, I got this message: This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because this Linux system will no longer ...
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What is Unity-plug-in in Google Chrome?

I am trying to get Chrome's (and Chromium's) notifications to display with Ubuntu's native notifications. Linux Native Notification seems to do exactly that, but I am not able to install it, since it ...
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Flash Player Videos Not Loading in Ubuntu 16.04

Flash player does not seem to work properly on some sites in Ubuntu 16.04. Try this sample link: http://www.hotstar.com/the-secret-life-of-pets-trailer/1000071647 In firefox, it shows "movie not ...
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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 find Chrome after installing

I've just tried to install Google Chrome two ways: by downloading the package from Google, and installing it through Software Center. by following the steps in this guide. I finished both ...
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Chrome freeze very frequently with ubuntu 16.04

I am using chrome Version 50.0.2661.94 (64-bit) and ubuntu 16.04. Most of the time chrome get stuck and hangs whole system. Does anyone face the same issue?
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Google-chrome-stable [closed]

I've been running google-chrome-stable for a long time without problems but it seems that now something doesn't want to work. The other day I just had the browser open and working in codeacademy but I ...
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Can't open Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04

When ever I try to open Google Chrome from the terminal I get this. Any help? mario@mario-Peppy:~$ google-chrome-stable [0512/185023:ERROR:nss_util.cc(98)] Failed to create /home/mario/.pki/nssdb ...
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Chrome - apt-get update Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/main/binary-amd64/Packages.bz2 Hash Sum mismatch

I'm running Chrome 50.0.2661.102 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 16.04 x64 and today sudo apt-get update failed with the following message: ... Err:28 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable/main amd64 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen goes black when using youtube with Chrome

When I am using youtube in my Chrome the entire screen goes black. This has been happening since 4 months ago. The screen goes balck, but still I can hear the music and the OS is still running. The ...