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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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Can I make links to email addresses open Gmail instead of Evolution?

When I click on a link to an email address in Firefox or Google Chrome a "Welcome to Evolution" screen appears. Can I make Gmail open instead, or at the very least disable Evolution from running?
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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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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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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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Dependency Problems installing Google Chrome package due to xdg-utils error

Trying to install Google Chrome on my fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install. I have run a full apt-get upgrade and apt-get update on this system before installing Chrome. I downloaded the 32-bit deb package from ...
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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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edX.org login issue with Chrome on Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 with latest version of Google Chrome. But Signin on edX.org does not work, after clicking "Sign in", it shows We couldn't sign you in. An error has occurred. Check your ...
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Logitech C270 Webcam not working

I recently bought a C270 webcam from Logitech. When I attempted to use it both Cheese and VLC would recognize it but Chrome and UVC would not. Is this a driver problem? Is there possibly some way I ...
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Can't drag files from Dolphin to Chrome

Up until a couple of weeks ago, when I would try to drag and drop files from Dolphin (the default File Manager in Kubuntu) to Chrome (e.g., to add to an email or upload a video to youtube), there were ...
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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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Chrome crashes when I turn on/off fullscreen on Youtube and locks down the screen

When I'm watching Youtube videos, Chrome oftenly crashes when I switch to fullscreen or exit it. But it doesn't pop up any window or notice or anything. Mouse keeps moving but everything else is ...
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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 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 be ...
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Ctrl+F4 doesn't work in KDE for Firefox / Chrome / Chromium

I observed that the shortcut for closing a tab in Firefox/Chrome/Chromium (Ctrl+F4) doesn't work on KDE. It seems it is being intercepted by KWin. Is there any fix or workaround for this problem?
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Chrome on Ubuntu no longer supports Netflix? Latest update removed Widevine component

Netflix was working fine until an upgrade updated Chrome to version 48.0.2564.82 (64-bit). It first told me to ensure Widevine was set to "always enabled" in chrome://plugins. After checking "always ...
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unable to install chrome: libxss1 not statifiable

OS: Ubuntu 13.10 dual booting windows 8.1 (both 64 bit) So I have downloaded chrome from the chrome download website, and when i double click to open it, it opens up software center, and it says ...
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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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How can I prevent Chrome from crashing when attaching files?

For the past couple of weeks I've noticed that Chrome will crash instantly upon trying open a file manager. Dragging a file from a nautilus window into a website expecting an attachment works fine ...
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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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Unable to launch chrome - Ubuntu

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Google Chrome 48.0.2564.82 When launching Chrome on a fresh installation, it crashes. We get this ...
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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. ...
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Enable chrome remote connections hangs on Ubuntu 15.10

I have installed this: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-remote-desktop/gbchcmhmhahfdphkhkmpfmihenigjmpp?hl=en on my Ubuntu 15.10 box on an internal LAN. When I select to share the ...
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How is starting Chrome from the launcher different from starting it from the command line?

I installed Chrome via a PPA in order to get the proper codecs/DRM stuff required to watch Netflix on Ubuntu (15.10). Now if I run $ google-chrome-stable from the command line it works great. But ...
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automatic login without displaying the prompt for username and password in Chrome

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I wish to program a script that opens a browser window but bypasses the prompt for username and password and uses the already stored username and password to login ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 keeps randomly crashing to login

I am randomly getting logged out on Ubuntu-Gnome 15.10, while in the middle of some work. It takes me back to login screen. It mostly happens when I am using Chrome browser, but I am not sure on ...
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get an error trying to install google chrome

I'm getting an error after installing Google Chrome. When I try to do sudo apt-get update I get this error: W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg Bad ...
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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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how do I open two Chrome browsers on a dual screen configuration, each browser in its screen

I need to code a bash script that runs on start-up and opens two Chrome browsers on a dual screen configuration Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. Each Chrome browser should open at a preset web URL(page),in a ...
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How can I associate XRDP with windows sessions showing application in fullscreen mode

Following this tutorial: https://thepcspy.com/read/building-a-kiosk-computer-ubuntu-1404-chrome/ I have setup Google Chrome to work in KIOSK mode, and setup XRDP via this tutorial/script ...
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Dual monitor problem on Ubuntu 14.04. After monitor switch off and on, application Chrome closes by itself

I have a problem that involves a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS that runs on a NUC Mini-PC.The NUC is connected with two external Samsung Smart TVs 1st display connected via HDMI , 2nd display connected via ...
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Select ONLY the address bar in Chrome using Alt + D on Linux?

It's quite easy on Windows to go to the Google Chrome's address bar using Alt + D. Whenever, I was trying to use the same on Ubuntu Linux, not only the address bar is getting selected but also the ...
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Why Google Chrome will not be supported? [duplicate]

Xubuntu was perfect for my laptop, but now after a couple of months when I open Google Chrome, I get the message that Google Chrome will not longer support this Linux version. My version is 14.04.3 ...
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Chrome home page is set to an unwanted website, how do I change it?

When I use Chrome and go to a page, automatically and without doing anything, it goes to a redirect to the page repelis.tv and then to recpelis.com. What can I do? Now I'm using Firefox, but I prefer ...
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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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Ubuntu freezes when exiting YouTube full screen

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome Version 48.0.2564.82 (64-bit) with Intel HD 5500 graphics. The computer will freeze when I exit a YouTube video from full screen. You can start to see the ...
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PHP random image generator from Imgur album

I'm looking to create an Apache site using PHP so that each time a person directs to it, it will grab a random image from a previously created Imgur album full of images and display the image onload ...
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14.04 Google Chrome

When I open my Google Chrome on my 14.04 Ubuntu, I receive a banner saying that soon updates will not be supported on this system. Do I need to do anything now? SisuGuy
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Google Chrome Crawl/system hog on Ubuntu 15.10 desktop

I finally upgraded my desktop to 15.10 from 15.04 during Nov '15 with excitement only to be continuously disappointed as Google Chrome seems to 'hog' the system, make browsing really slow* with ...
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Disable Google Chrome warning about 32 bit on Ubuntu

After upgrading to Chrome 48, i see the message: This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because this Linux system will no longer be supported Is there a way to hide or disable ...
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Google Chrome does not open

When I click on the Google Chrome icon from the launcher it does not open. I tried searching in the dash and clicking on its icon but it does not open at all. I tried the terminal as well, like this: ...
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Webcam problem Ubuntu

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I have a problem with my webcam. I have this Intel Realsense 3d Cam. So, there are basically two webcams, one is a normal colored one and the other one is green-coloured. ...
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brotli on linux chrome browser

I read about the new compression algorithm by google called Brotli. I would like try it on my laptop, but chrome browser doesn't support it yet. Chrome Canary isn't available for linux. So I ask If ...
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Watch NetFlix on Chromium or Firefox

Since Chrome will soon no longer provide updates for 14.04 LTS and this leaves at least a one month gap until 14.04 LTS 64bit comes out I need a way to watch Netflix on either Chromium or Firefox. I ...
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Netflix: How to get past error M7067-1013?

I'm having problems streaming anything on netflix on Ubuntu (Studio) 14.04 LTS using the latest version of chrome. I'm getting error M7067-1013. I tried installing the latest updates and making sure ...
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Using the ASH widow manager from Chrome OS

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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How to launch a Chromium app from the terminal?

I've installed the text editor Text as a Chromium application. My usual approach to opening the editor is to use the menu options provided by the GUI. How can I launch the editor using the command ...