Google Maps is a free online service by Google that allows you to view maps of the whole world. Use this tag if you have trouble using Google Maps in Ubuntu.

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Google maps brings down performance, even after close

I'm using Ubuntu 12. Google maps are very slow on my laptop, but even when I close browser (Chrome or Chromium), the performance goes down significantly. It stops every 3-4 seconds for about a ...
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Street view goes to black in google maps

My street view in google maps stopped working in a recent update. It starts ok, and I can rotate the view, but when I move to another location I only get a black screen, and need to reenter googlemaps ...
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Can shotwell display gps location data for example using Google maps?

I am in the process of migrating from many years of using iPhoto to Shotwell (the main reason being that I fed up with the vedor-lockin of Apple even though iPhoto itself is a good tool). I realize ...
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Google Maps hang my ubuntu

System hang after sometimes scrolling the map and zoom in-out. I tried different browser, chrome and firefox and the result was the same. I need to hardly shutdown my system and restart ubuntu to fix ...
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Why do I need to use lite mode in the new Google Maps? (Chrome) [duplicate]

I was wondering if I could use the new Google Maps. I have latest stable Chrome and Ubuntu 13.04. I am currently told that I must use lite mode. Under Chrome in Windows 8 on the same machine it works ...
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Firefox cannot draw the new Google Maps

Google released the new Google Maps. Unfortunately, it doesn't work on Firefox 21.0 on Ubuntu 13.04. When I open the page, Firefox just draws white grids on the screen. Dragging or clicking the ...
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Would a new Mesa driver help to fix WebGL problems?

Reading AskUbuntu and on the forums, I am trying to find out what to do about a WebGL and Google MapsGL problem (described in a Google forum thread starting at post #5). Specifically, Google's MapsGL ...
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Google Maps OpenGL 3D makes my system unstable (hangup)

Running Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I tried to load Google Maps with the OpenGL 3D new functionality. My system does weird things graphically and still reports system errors after reboot. What shall I do? ...