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Chrome/Chromium fonts look bad starting from version 37

After an upgrade from version 36 to 37, the fonts in Google Chrome browser and its opensource variation Chromium look much worse. In the attached screenshot you will the same page viewed with version ...
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Installing Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Chrome on my system but instead of installing it says 'reinstall' and never actually opens or loads. This is also the case when I try to install Flash Player - I can see the ...
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Ctrl+click on link in a browser doesn't open page in a new tab

I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and for the most part it went off without a hitch; however, my browser isn't acting right. I often use the CTRL+click shortcut to open links in a new tab. At first I ...
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Changing DNS on Ubuntu

Running Ubuntu 15.04. I'll briefly describe my network configuration. Main router connected to be Cable modem is 192.168.1.1. A secondary router (192.168.2.1) is connected as a client to the main ...
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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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How to fix: “The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.”?

I have a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I used to login to a website (chess.com) but since a few days ago I get this message: The connection was reset The connection to the server was reset ...
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Facebook malayalam(regional font) in chrome looks way too small to read

Cannot see malayalam font in equal size as that of English in Facebook.com in chrome for Ubuntu. Also some letters appear big and all others too small. I would also want to increase the font colour to ...
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how to fix the fonts in firefox

Almost any other popular website I browse to there is notably no difference in the way the fonts are rendered. For e.g. here is a screenshot of how firefox and google chrome displays stackoverflow... ...
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Chrome sound not working on Ubuntu 15.04

I just got ubuntu and all I wanted to use chrome for is netflix but the sound doesn't work. The sound works on every other app on my laptop except chrome. Even the sound on chromium works. I've tried ...
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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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chromium v44 + netflix : missing components error

1) I installed chromium beta v44 as per discussion here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chromium-browser/+bug/1371274 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-dev sudo apt-get ...
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No sound in Chrome browser on Ubuntu 15.04

There are various suggestions for how to fix this but they mostly involve installing or restarting pavu or alsa. The problem is sound works fine in Firefox and all my programmes except Google Chrome. ...
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Google Chrome suddenly increased size (see picture)

I now find Google Chrome in this state (Probably after a system upgrade) : On the left the unity icons are at default size, it is chrome maybe 4-8 times bigger! $ google-chrome --version Google ...
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How can I confirm that I'm using Adobe Flash hardware acceleration (VDPAU) with Chrome on Ubuntu with integrated Intel card HD4xxx and default driver?

The title tells it all. I have found one similar question but it is outdated from 2013 and not related to Chrome. How can I enable hardware acceleration for flash on Intel graphics? When I go to ...
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Blank select options on Chrome / Chromium & Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire 4750G laptop. Recently I've started having a problem with HTML SELECT option lists when using Chrome or Chromium. Normally everything works fine, then the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chrome Chinese font inconsistencies

Starting from the last several weeks, my Ubuntu 14.04's Chrome display of Chinese web sites has been experiencing the following inconsistencies: some characters appeared bolder than others, some other ...
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Trouble accessing Netflix

I've spent 4 hours trying to get Netflix to work on my Ubuntu. I've been to many Help pages and tried various things, including: trying to install Chrome and failing ("Failed to satisfy all ...
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How to get rid of Google chrome secret audio recorder? [closed]

As mentioned here and on many other websites, Google is downloading an audio recorder utility on every computer that has chrome installed. And Google is using this tool to record everything in the ...
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Every time I open Chrome the window moves down

Weird question, I know. Basically no more than what the title says; I have compizconfig settings manager and set the windows to open in center, which Chrome does, but only on the first open. After ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Google Chrome libGL error

I'm getting these errors every-time I start chrome within the terminal. Anyone knows any solutions? Thank you! *****@*****-HP-ProBook-4540s:~$ google-chrome ...
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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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Firefox and chrome is not working on a website

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I found a website where I can learn German language, but unfortunately the page is not working. I tried Firefox and Chrome both of them, I disabled addblock, but ...
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How to disown a chromium or chrome app on double click

I wrote a bash script to open an app (by double click) in my chromium. The code works but after opening the app when i close terminal the app also closes. I have searched through web and found out ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

I can't watch flash content in Firefox. My computer is a compaq presario 2195US, and the processor is athlon xp 2500+ OS is lubuntu, 13.10. I had to install it via the alternate installer because ...
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Aw, snap from google chrome - no fix in sight

This might seem like a frequent problem. But most people seem to have resolved their issues. Every attempt to resolve using every method described has failed for me. I get the "Aw, snap" error in ...
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is there a command line flag to set google-chrome to act like a mobile browser

I'm setting up a kiosk style instrument with a 7inch lcd and egalax touch screen running on ubuntu server. I followed this tutorial to do this to get chrome running in kiosk mode: ...
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WebGL doesn't work in Chromium on Ubuntu

I've realized that I can't see graphics in Chromium 43.0.2357.81 Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit), such as plot x²+y² in Google. I've tried several things but nothing seems to fix the problem. A capture of the ...
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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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Google Chrome touchscreen - right-click gets stuck

I'm having some problems with Google Chrome and my touchscreen in Ubuntu 14.04. Basic touchscreen usage works fine, but if I double-tap on the touchscreen (the gesture for a right-click, as far as I ...
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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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XModMap Key Remapping Not Totally Working

I have a Mac Keyboard I am using with new version of Ubuntu. Whenever in a web browser, I try and hit the F5 key to naturally refresh the page but in Ubuntu this key seems to be mapped to Keyboard ...
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remove youradexchange malware from chrome

Does anyone have experience removing the 'youradexchange.com' browser hijack on ubuntu? I find a lot of information regarding this for Windows, but there is nothing for linux. When I am using Chrome, ...
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Chrome — Youtube videos upscaling pixelation

I am having issues with Youtube videos played in Chrome are not being up-scaled smoothly. Not all of them all the time, just some of them. This is on Ubuntu 14.04 using Radeon free driver. I have ...
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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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Why firefox is default browser in Xubuntu?

I have a lot of apps which ignore xfce browser settings: for example banshee. It still opens links in firefox, but I set google-chrome as default. It is default in xfce-preferred-apps, it is default ...
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What's the difference between Google Chrome and/or Chromium? What are the advantages/disadvantages to each?

I used Google Chrome in Windows, and am now using Chromium in Ubuntu. Is there any difference to the two programs? What are the advantages and disadvantages to each program? Which one seems better? ...
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youtube gmail crashing chrome & firefox after installing hal for hbo, 14.10

Hey guys I have seen some posts about this issue but I have had no luck with any of them. Past Sunday was at a friends house and Installed Hal to watch Game of Thrones!! Afterwards youtube, facebook ...
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How to make chrome truly full screen in lubuntu

When I press f11 to go fullscreen in Chrome in lubuntu, the LXPanel taskbar at the bottom disappears, yet all the menus, tabs, and the search bar all still visible, as if Chrome is in windowed mode. ...
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Chrome keeps disappearing [closed]

Google Chrome won't install properly on my machine I get the file from google chrome's website which takes me to software I click install put in my password yet after the installation process is ...
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Chromium Renamed [duplicate]

So I got chromium working and everything was fine, but I opened a Google Hangouts, now my Chromium web browser is permanently someone's name when I hover over it. I've tried uninstalling it and ...
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Malware from rdsrv.com on Google Chrome

I am continuously getting popups from rdsrv.com on Google Chrome. I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I tried resetting browser, and uninstalling every extension, but still have the popups.
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Google Chrome security

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I first open Google Chrome I get the green padlock, but any sites I visit I get your connection is not private. I then check the connection and it has 2 warnings: The ...
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My computer crashes everytime I use Youtube

My computer is a HP Pavillion dv6559ea and I have the 14.04 LTS Ubuntu version, 32bit. Everytime I go to youtube my computer crashes. The side bar used to disappear and the only option I had was to ...
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crash chrome broswer

i when by "google-chrome-stable" in terminal get error : engmmrj@engmmrj-MS-7592:~$ google-chrome-stable [1:1:0617/150719:ERROR:image_metadata_extractor.cc(111)] Couldn't load libexif. Gtk-Message: ...
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Stop Auto volume gain up, down

When i am using Google Chrome web browser, it use audio auto gain control. As a result the default audio volume keep getting changed from 20% to 100% or 50% and it creates a serious annoying problem. ...
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Hyperlinks clicked in evince document viewer are not opening, any ideas on how to fix?

As it was instructed in another thread here in the forums, I opened the /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache file to check for correct references. And noticed this doesn't seem to be the problem, ...
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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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Awesome WM not working with google-chrome

When I start google-chrome, everything appears to be fine, but when I attempt to change the current layout, the browser windows do not respond correctly. It almost seems as if there was an attempt to ...
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How do I get Java plugin working on Google Chrome?

Google has updated its Chrome browser to version 35. This new version uses Aura in place of GTK2 and no longer supports NPAPI plugins like Java (both OpenJDK and Oracle). PPAPI plugins like ...
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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 ...