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Slow loading of pages (browser performance)

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. I notice for certain webpages, firefox and chrome both load them very slowly. In fact, while text content loads quickly, both of the browsers seem to be loading ...
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Pogo.com games won't work, says outdated java

I am trying to get my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to be able to run games on pogo.com First none of the games on pogo would work because of outdated flash. Then I learned of google chrome with pep flash and ...
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Very Strange Rendering(?) Problem on multiple browsers

Toshiba Satellite P870 (has multiple compatibility issues already, including touchpad not working and no control for keyboard backlight. I believe many of the problems may have to do with the bios, ...
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Saving Gmail attachments using drag and drop results in a link, not a file

When I open a message in Gmail and attempt to save an attachment using the drag and drop method, (click on the file icon and drag it to a folder or the desktop) the resulting file in the destination ...
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Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04

I own two machines, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04. I use Google Chrome on both. A Google Chrome update is available, and it appears in the Update Manager. However, I cannot select the ...
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Github and many other website not loading

Recently I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop. After that, most of the websites don't load in Firefox or Chrome either. I tried to ping those websites with Terminal but ping is fine with Terminal ...
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Chrome maximised black screen, missing icons and text

So I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, and I've been having issues with the Google Chrome icons going blank until I hover over them. The text on each tab also goes blank often. I presume it's some graphic card ...
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How to force installation of incompatible extensions in Chromium/Chrome?

I was trying to install one of my favorite Chrome/Chromium extensions, Awesome New Tab Page (which I have successfully installed and ran on Chromuim for Ubuntu before,) but it says that the extension ...
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python-plugin installation

I try to play online radio in the Chrome web browser. It said this following installation: Required plugin could not be found Python(2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the ...
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chrome would be hang when some web page

the environment is the latest version of Chrome and ubuntu 12.04. When I use Chrome to open web page, it would hang, and I cannot say the exact frequent. after I disable the flash plugins in ...
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Google Chrome causing file system to mount as read only

So disclaimer, I am using Lubuntu 12.04 but I'm almost certain it shouldn't make any difference. Earlier this week I resized my lubuntu partition on my harddrive with GParted to be 25 GBs smaller, ...
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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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Chrome Tab Navigation issues. Also drag and drop only works intermittently

I recently upgraded to 12.04 and am running Gnome-shell. I use both FF and Chrome, but rely on Chrome for use with Google apps. In the last couple of months with recurring frequency I lose my ability ...
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HDMI Audio crackling only in Google Chrome

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and it's awesome. I use an HDMI cable: video and audio work flawlessly, except on Chrome 64bit (not chromium). Unfortunately, the audio crackles a lot. This happens ...
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Error with Chrome after updating to Ubuntu 14.04

I received the Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade today. I use the chrome browser and after updating, Chrome gives me this error message on pages with video: Error loading player: No playable sources found I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 kiosk mode with custom session not working

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to enter kiosk mode in chromium right on boot, but nothing is working. I've been using this method ...
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issue regarding chrome remote desktop in 12.04 LTS

I am using internet through proxy server.I want to insatll app chrome remote Desktop on my Computer but error "An Unexpected error occurred.Please report this problem to the ...
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Chrome extension doesn't work on Ubuntu. Dictionary.com

I had this extension when I was using chrome on windows. When I switched to Ubuntu all extensions and apps synced automatically except this one. When I opened the chrome web store and went to this ...
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Chromium message : google api keys are missing and cannot sign in to chromium

I installed Chromium on my Ubuntu 12.04 using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-dev sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install chromium-browser Now whenever I run it I get the message ...
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Unbut 12.04 - Problem with Chrome & Chromium since last update

Two days ago, Update Manager said there were several pending updates. Which I didn't check (my bad) and just went for it. Left it updating all night. Next day after rebooting, Gnome Desktop wouldn't ...
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Help, white-screen with youtube on chrome

I'm using 64-bit ubuntu 12.04LTS on my laptop a sony vaio e-series dual-booting it alongside windows 8.1... i use google chrome but my problem is that sometimes when i watch youtube videos when i go ...
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make ctrl+t open a new (chrome) tab when outside of chrome

On Chrome OS it is always possible to open a new tab (or actually browser window) with the Ctrl + t keyboard shortcut. Is it possible to do this in Ubuntu? Simply setting a keyboard shortcut won't ...
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File type associations gone wild

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 (Desktop, 64Bit) on different machines. However, after installing the most recent version of Google Chrome browser and wine I do always get a mess with a lot of file type ...
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How to fix overlapping text on some pages while using Chrome?

Similar to this question: Why is the font spacing on some websites broken? I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with Google Chrome and I'm experiencing an issue where some webpages have overlapping text. The text ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 Emacs Binding in Google Chrome

I like to use Emacs keybinding such as CTRL-A beginning of line in all my browsers. I have it working fine in Firefox, but not in Google Chrome. I followed the instructions in How do I enable Emacs ...
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Chromium Kiosk ALMOST done

I have a 12.04 system here with a chromium kiosk. I have it auto logging in and auto starting chromium kiosk mode and incognito to the proper web page. Only this is that we dont want people to be able ...
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ChromeIpass and Keepass

I am lost. I want to use Keepass2 on my Ubuntu 12.04. I got Keepass 2.24 finally loaded. Using 2 dll instead of the .plgx for the plugin. When I tried the plgx file, it couldn't find the plugin. ...
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Touchscreen behavior different

I have a Dell Inspiron touchscreen laptop with Windows 8.1. I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 as dual boot option. I normally use touch to scroll while browsing in Windows. But in Ubuntu when I use touch, ...
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Changing ESC to ALT-F4 While running sh script?

Is there anyway to change ESC to ALT-F4 while running a shell script that is run by Advanced Launcher(XBMC) it then runs Google-Chrome in kiosk mode? But since I am using a controller with limited ...
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How to Flash & Chrome hardware accelerated decoding?

What can I do to get GPU to work on decoding Flash video in Chrome? At chrome://gpu Graphics Feature Status page I see all stuff green OK like Video Decode: Hardware accelerated, yet Flash nerd ...
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Black screen when fullscreening Twitch

When I am watching a stream on twitch and activate fullscreen, the stream works properly in fullscreen. The issue occurs when I close fullscreen and try to open it again. The stream doesn't fullscreen ...
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When shut down lubuntu 13.10 google chrome doesnt reopen sites

When i am shutting down lubuntu 13.10 with google chrome running, then after starting my lubuntu, google chrome says that wasn't properly closed and i have to be refreshed to open last opened sites. ...
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Debug Flash 11.8 applications on Ubuntu

Is it really not possible to install a debugger version of Flash player 11.8 on Ubuntu? I'm developing a Flash application on FDT, and I installed the latest Flash Debugger version from the Adobe ...
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How to run webgl with software rendering on ubuntu 12.04

My graphics card support OpenGL 1.4 only. I had download mesalib7.11 and build completed, I can force set a link mesallvm.so -> libGL.so.1.5.0, then webgl can work fine on Firefox 23. But I have try ...
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Google Chrome won't maximize when I drag it to the top edge

When I first start Google Chrome, I cannot maximize the window by dragging it to the top edge of my screen. The orange box showing me that the window should be maximized will come up, but when I ...
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From where I can backup gmail offline chrome app data for migrating to another ubuntu

I have gmail offline app installed in Chrome. It has all my mail messages and attachments sync (offline stored) to my computer. Now I want to take backup of gmail-offline app data, As to use later on ...
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Unable to use flash in Google Chrome

I have Xubuntu 12.04. I have tried everything. Google Chrome keeps giving me the Could not load Shockwave Flash message. Please help, I really need flash.
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Turn off trackpad scroll “momentum”

So when I flick my fingers while scrolling on my trackpad, the page continues to scroll even after my fingers have left it. I don't like this, however, because then when I switch to a different tab in ...
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How do I enable the official Java plugin in the latest version of Google Chrome?

I was using Chromium, which runs smoothly, and was forced to upgrade to Chrome (mega.co.nz obliged me to). Now I can't execute applets in Chrome. Checking the installed plugins in both browsers, I see ...
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How to use 'dired' as default file manager (instead of Nautilus)?

I use Emacs dired-mode as file manager and like it a lot. I am wondering if the following is possible: Say you write an Email from Gmail in Chrome (I know that there are many email clients in Emacs, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: can't connect to many sites (including github) in Firefox and Chrome

[I have posted the same issue on Ubuntu forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2145713 . I am repeating it here to see if I can find an answer here.] I installed Ubuntu 13.04 recently, and ...
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Chrome text boxes retain sample text

Using Chrome Version 26.0.1410.63 on 13.04. When I go to a page that has text boxes with sample text' like 'Enter your email here', and focus to that box, the sample text is appended to with ...
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google chrome slows down the system

When using google chrome and go to some webpage that is huge like 9gag.com the system freezes and the hard disk led -- I'm using a laptop with 5400 rpm disk -- lights up. Somehow I succeeded to go to ...
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Firefox/Chrome links slow unless I type URL directly in address bar

My web browser has become slow. Google works fine, but clicking on any link takes forever with "waiting for xxxx.xx". Strange bit is, if I click in the address bar and highlight the URL, then press ...
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Google Chrome black screen tearing

When I open OMGUbuntu site(or some other page), I get screen tearing http://ubuntuone.com/53v8xOJexIu1eDqS87RvZ8 Also sometimes videos doesn't work. Sometimes I can watch just fullscreen, sometimes ...
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Ubuntu freeze, google chrome closed unexpectedly and systems logout unexpectedly?

kernel image 3.2.0-38-generic-pae Partition Table \boot Extended swap \root \home I have read the solution about system freezes; but the solution doesn't answer me why this happens. And I have to wait ...
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Places to download Ubuntu for Chrome OS via command line?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my Chromebox. I have found several tutorials online and I have gotten to the middle of the process but I always run into a snag. I have been typing in the address as ...
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How to know if Chrome Moonlight plugin is working fine?

I just install it as described here and go to here and even the plugin asked my permission to be executed and seem to be loaded, I don't think that is working fine cos nothing happens after the ...
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Fix Fonts in Chrome?

After installing and removing Kubuntu, some of the fonts in Chrome are showing up as times new roman instead of Ubuntu font. Is there any way to reset the fonts in Ubuntu and Chrome? I want to use the ...
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I can not access Google Plus with Firefox and Chrome/Chromium but I can with Midori/Epiphany, how can I solve it?

I'm having this weird issue where I can access G+ only with Epiphany and Midori. With Firefox and Chrome/Chromium I have several problems opening the page, and when it opens doesn't work properly. ...