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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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How to solve catalyst chrome glitch pixel?

I have this bug with chrome and catalyst 14.12, how can I solve this?
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How to Flash (Chrome or Firefox) hardware accelerated decoding? Something instead?

What can I do to get GPU to work on decoding Flash video? At chrome://gpu Graphics Feature Status page I see all stuff green OK like Video Decode: Hardware accelerated, yet Flash nerd statistics tell ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 chrome doesn't detect keyboard input

When I'm using multiple workspaces, especially when I'm writing code and have every one of my workspaces occupied by some process and switch between the workspace that contains google chrome and the ...
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Chrome won't start from the launcher

I have Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit and chrome 64-bit. I can start chrome from the command line with google-chrome-stable and lock it to the launcher, but when I try to launch chrome from the launcher nothing ...
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Can I use Chrome's Pepper Flash with Firefox?

As Adobe no longer supports Flash on Linux, is there a way to use Chrome's Pepper Flash plugin with Firefox?
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What process of Google Chrome to kill to close window from terminal?

Google Chrome usually has 8 to 9 processes running, even though only one window is open. Which one of these processes do I kill to safely close the Google Chrome window? Here is my ps -Af | grep ...
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How can I stop accumulated Google Chrome background processes?

Sometimes invisible instances of Google Chrome accumulate and prevent me from starting the browser: $ ps -ef | grep chrome ak 4044 1 4 11:30 ? 00:00:01 ...
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4oD (UK) - Can't stream

I'm using the most up-to-date version of firefox and flash player. When I go on 4oD and press play I used to get the loading screen showing forever with nothing playing. I then had a search and ...
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Chrome Hardware acceleration not working after upgrading ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10

Graphics Feature Status Canvas: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable Flash: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable Flash Stage3D: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable ...
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Chrome Not Responding

I don't know what happened yesterday to Chromium. It was working nicely, but in the evening it stopped responding. The laptop did not hang, but chrome was not responding. When I pressed the 'x' button ...
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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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Google Chrome not opening on 14.10

Google Chrome is refusing to open on 14.10. This only happened recently and I'm not sure why. When I locate it using the super key it is unresponsive. When I try to open it using the terminal, it ...
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Save on webpage with command line like in google chrome

I need to grab one webpage (single page, not all site) with all his assets(images/css) in command line. I really like how google chrome do it - if I save webpage I get single html file and single ...
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Ubuntu install on Chromebook using codestarter script stalling at updates

I'm trying to install ubuntu on my chromebook (acer 720) using the codestarter script here https://github.com/codestarterorg/ubuntu-chromebook-installer. It seems to be stalling on the portion of ...
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How to get DivX videos to play in Chrome?

After hunting quite a bit and installing various codecs / packages, I've failed to find a way to get DivX videos to play in Chrome. Any pointers? Ubuntu 14.10 utopic x64 Chrome 40.0.2214.38 (beta) ...
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Chrome unstable in 14.04?

I am running a 64b Ubuntu 14.04 with google-chrome-stable 39.0.2171.95-1. On a workstation and on a laptop. Same version, same packages. On the workstation, google chrome is barely usable, it closes ...
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Making xinput id permanent

I use Chrome to set up a kiosk-style application at launch, following the instructions left in this question: Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04) I use xinput list to figure out the ID of the device ...
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flash getting struck in 14.04 from 1 day

From 1day, I am unable to watch videos in firefox(I think its 33 version that time). So, today I installed latest version of firefox, chrome, flash. Now, firefox not showing that warning, but the ...
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Flash Player crashes on Spotify Web Player on latest Chrome

I have installed adobe flash player and pepper flash player, however neither will work for spotify. And this a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04
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its possible to remove new google hangouts app's white background?

I installed the new hangouts app it would look awesome but this whit background ruins its design. Is it possible to remove it and make it look like as it looks on chromebook?
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Flash Videos are not working in FireFox.

FaceBook videos through FireFox do not play properly. If I am using Chromium the sound runs but the frame rate is only one per second! QupZilla fails with a JavaScript problem. Trying to run QuickTime ...
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Unbearably Slow Network Performance in Chrome/Firefox (14.04)

I've been tolerating miserable performance on my Ubuntu desktop for some time and am finally taking the time to look into it. Symptom: Using a web browser (Firefox or Chome; doesn't seem to matter) ...
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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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Maximize error with chrome and blender under Gnome 3

Images say a 1000 words: This happens after I maximize the window, the content of the window is moved a little to the right. This only happens with chrome and blender (didn't happen with older ...
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Irrelevant tool tip text displayed in launcher for chrome

When i open any page on chrome and wrong tool tip text is displayed for it (tool tip text of a page i opened some time before) in the launcher. How do i get rid of this. I use ubuntu 14.04 32bit.
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Chrome keeps reporting it has crashed

04 with google-chrome-stable installed. If I have had chrome open I then close it no issues. Upon reopening I get a yellow box at the top everytime saying that chrome did not shut down correctly. ...
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how to download youtube videos without any software or extension?

I am trying to download youtube video and I find several software and extension which can done the job, but I was wondering is it possible to download youtube video without any software and extension ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running slow on Compaq gq60 615dx 2009model

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2009 Compaq presario. Everything (Firefox, Google Chrome, ubuntu itself) is running slow. Any way I can speed things up? Just using this for accessing web content ...
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no sound in xfce4 after chrome os update

this morning, 12/14/14, i allowed chrome os to "update and shut down." on reboot, i logged into xfce4 which is my primary workspace, and i had no sound. additionally, youtube videos load but do not ...
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Chromebook: How can I boot into Unity at startup?

I have an Acer C720 Chromebook. Using Crouton, I have installed Unity. I boot into it by typing the sudo startunity command in shell. Since I feel Chrome OS has nothing to offer me at the moment, I ...
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14.04 Random Logouts

Relates to the unsolved question #166687 I also am using chrome when the screen goes black and I'm at the login screen. Everything I had open is now closed and my keyring was not unlocked at login.
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Get Flash 15 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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unity chrome windows “unresponsive” greyed out and can't move

Periodically (a few times a week, sometimes a few times a day) my entire set of chrome windows gets greyed out. (Not just multiple tabs, but all separate windows on all workspaces including chrome ...
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Google Chrome not starting

I am running 14.04 with latest update 3.13.0-30-generic. After restarting post update I found that Google Chrome is not launching. I am able to launch Google-Chrome from command line but if I close ...
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Chrome randomly misses keyboard input

I run Ubuntu 14.10 on Asus Zenbook UX32VD. I have a clean, new installation. I've installed Chrome from the Chrome website. It's of version 38.0.2125.122 (64-bit). My problem is that it stops ...
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Can't launch Google Chrome in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed the 14.04 LTS in clean. then I use wget the chrome.deb for 64 bit from Google and dpkg -i *.deb to install the chrome in my Ubuntu 14.04,however I can't launch it and get errors as ...
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Google Chrome Opens “Chrome-Google Chrome” [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I also installed Google Chrome. However, whenever I try to launch Chrome from the dock, the "Google Chrome" icon flashes, then opens a new icon called "Chrome-Google ...
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Google Chrome installation error

I used to use google chrome as default browser. One day I tried to use Google Cast extension to send my browser screen to chromecast, but I realized that my Chrome version was old. So I downloaded the ...
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How can the “Save File” dialog window of Chrome to be set to focus when saving?

Recently, I've found that the "Save File" dialog window of Google Chrome is not in focus after selecting something for saving from a context menu. This used to be the behavior and I find that it is ...
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ubuntu - gnome - keeps crashing

I installed ubuntu on my laptop few weeks ago. Linux name-u 3.13.0-40-generic #69-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Many times it became unresponsive, starting with the cursor not moving and ...
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System Hangs after startup

Few hours ago, i was trying to install tightvnc to my Ubuntu 14.04. I follow the Digital Oceans article for this, But it does not work. Then i go for Chrome Extension, After this whenever i start up ...
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Problem with WiFi after installing Google Chrome

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Gigabyte Brix mini PC. I had some problems with the WiFi so I reinstalled the OS several times. Each time I installed Chrome, the WiFi connection stopped working ...
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Securely delete browsing history incognito

I want to know how delete my browsing history SECURELY so someone with technical knowledge can't open my computer and figure out my history so everything is GONE completely. Any way of doing this?
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No WebGL support in chrome

I 'Override software rendering list' and 'Enable WebGL' in chrome://flags but http://get.webgl.org say I don't have WebGL support. I also tried running chrome with --disable-gpu-watchdog but it ...
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WebGL does not work after screen lock

I'm on Xubuntu 14.04 and using chrome 39. When cold starting chrome, webgl works fine, but after the screen locks, webgl stops working, and chrome://gpu shows webgl as not available. I have also tried ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

i can't watch flash content in firefox. can someone please help me? I am sorry if this has already been addressed, but i have visited numerous forum posts and tried several different things. My ...
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CTRL+F5 in Google Chrome in XFCE

I have installed Ubuntu with unity by default, but compiz + java develop is less then sufficient with a ATI graphic card, so, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package. The problem is: In Google chrome ...
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Problem with Chrome/Chromium rendering bootstrap template (14.04)

I'm having an issue with Chrome and Chromium not rendering a particular Twitter Bootstrap template properly. I'm using the jumbotron template, and the log in form fields at the top don't seem to be ...