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Google query from terminal

I was wondering if there is a way to launch a google query from the terminal? Preferably without any extra program. Like starting up google (as in "firefox google") but including the search query? It ...
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How do I add my printer to Google Cloudprint?

My printer is connected and shared by Ubuntu 14.04 server (old laptop). I can use this printer with Windows laptop. I wonder how can I add this printer to Google Cloudprint and make it accessible by ...
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Getting my File Manager to link to my Google Drive

I have a very small amount of storage on my computer and would like to conserve it, so I would like to know if there is a way to mount my Google Drive in Thunar or Nautilus on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. ...
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Audio in videos is playing in slow motion on Google Chome browser.

I'm having a technical problem. The audio is playing in slow motion (SoundCloud, Youtube, DailyMotion, etc.) on my Google Chrome browser. But the sound is working fine when I use Internet Explorer. ...
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Thunderbird keeps prompting for google password

Why does Thunderbird keep asking me for my google password and then reject my password when I enter it? It is connecting to my g-mail account without any problem. This seems to be when it tries to ...
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Why there is no google earth 7.1.5 for Ubuntu? [closed]

Got a mail from google stating that that "after May 29, 2015, OAuth 1.0 will no longer be supported and Google Earth versions 7.1.4 or earlier will not be able to authenticate to GME." But no update ...
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Google Books downloader for Ubuntu

I want to download free Google books in pdf format. Is there any Google Books download tool available for Ubuntu?
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Google authenticator for Galaxy Nexus with Ubuntu Touch

I'm en route to try and install ubuntu touch on my galaxy nexus (GSM-i9250). Since I'm using the google authenticator app in order to access my google account, I'm afraid that I'll be locked out of my ...
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Google sites are not opening

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm having a strange issue, I have no idea what else to do... 1) Some Google sites/functionalities are not opening. GMail works but the browser tab keeps loading forever, I ...
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Google-Chrome-Stable not launching

Installed google-chrome-stable from stack exchange through Ubuntu Software Center. Worked fine, yet today it would not launch, from launch bar or command line. I am a newbie to Ubuntu and the ...
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Is there an offline Google docs app?

just wondering if there are any desktop apps for Google docs on Ubuntu 12.04? I just need to be able to edit docs offline and save them so they auto-sync to my account when I get an internet ...
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Is it possible to use a program (non-Chrome) with Google Keep / Notes?

I'd like to see and try if I can find any program that could be synced with Google Keep / Notes (actually it is only reachable under its old name: keep.google.com). This program shall not be ...
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Running Google App Engine on Ubuntu 14.04.2

I recently switched from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu so please forgive me if this is a stupid question. I'm new to all this. So I have python 2.7.6 installed and I tried to get Google App Engine working, ...
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Google domains are loading very slowly on occasion

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04, and in the past few weeks google domains have become unbearably slow to access on occasion. Even when I'm not on a google site (gmail, youtube, google search), I'll still ...
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Nautilus shortcut for mounting gdocs?

So I have this: alias gdox='google-drive-ocamlfuse -m ~/Documents/myUserId@GDocs' Is there a way to make a shortcut (or something else) in Nautilus so that I can see the above and access it by ...
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Google-search lens for unity [closed]

Is there a plugin (lens) for Unity Dash that allows me to do google searches and open the links in my browser? If so, what is it called and how do I install it??
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Is it possible to view WebP images in nautilus / photo program?

I've converted some images from jpeg to google's WebP image format, which reduces my images' size by about 90%! The big problem is that WebP images can only be viewed with a web browser, not with ...
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Speaker Sound is Good But Google Translate Sound Is Cracky

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for during almost 1 month. My laptop's speaker is pretty fine. I can listen musics without any problem. But whenever I try to listen pronunciation of English or any other ...
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Google Chrome won't install. Help?

I downloaded Chrome from the official page. Once it was done downloading, I double clicked it to start the installation. It took me to Ubuntu's SoftWare Center, and I clicked "Install." Once I clicked ...
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Installing Google 2 step Authentication causes SSH to not connect

I am following the instructions here https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-protect-ssh-with-two-factor-authentication After making the changes listed to /etc/pam.d/sshd and ...
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Empathy, Google account, 2 step verification needs authorization every time I login

The title says it all. I have enabled 2 step verification at my Google account. Unfortunately this causes Empathy to lose authorization after every reboot. Even though I authorize Empathy following ...
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google.com requesting password?! Is my router / firefox / computer infected?

When I type "google.com" or "http://google.com" into the address bar in Firefox I end up with the following screen requesting some login and password. When I try the same in Chrome or Opera, I get ...
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Not able to install the extensions in Google Chrome

Could not install package: 'UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL'. Could not install package because a utility process crashed. Try restarting Chrome and trying again.
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Q: How to interpret “COGNAC_ERROR” from juju deployment in GCE

I'm trying to get JuJu to deploy openstack on nine virtual nodes in Google Compute Engine. On the 9th node, I get an error in GCE; it doesn't seem to care what type of service is being deployed. It ...
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Google drive not working [duplicate]

grive-tools and google-drive-ocamlfuse are not more working...does someone know another free (better open source) service for google account in ubuntu? Thanks
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Google Web Designer or Adobe Edge Animate Alternative for Linux?

GWD and Edge Animate have been very helpful on Windows, but I haven't came across anything uniquely close for Linux. I've used Amaya and Kompozer for months and has been fairly helpful. However I'd ...
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Is it possible to remove new google hangouts app's white background?

I installed the new hangouts app it would look awesome but this white background ruins its design. Is it possible to remove it and make it transparent as it looks on chromebook? You can download the ...
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How to install all versions (stable/beta/unstable) of Google Chrome side by side without conflicts?

I have the stable version of Google Chrome on my box. And each time I'm trying to install beta or/and unstable versions then I run into the same problem: The following packages will be REMOVED ...
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Unable to set Chrome as the default browser; what else can I try?

I have done everything I can to set Google Chrome as my default browser in Ubuntu 12.04, but absolutely nothing seems to work. Anything new I could try would be greatly appreciated. Whenever I open ...
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How to get pretty fonts in Google docs on Linux?

On Mac and Windows the Google docs fonts look all pretty, but when I look at the very same document on Linux (Ubuntu 13.10 and Lubuntu 14.04 at least) the font doesn't look nearly as good. How do I ...
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Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work [duplicate]

I am new ubuntu user. I wanted to download Google Chrome, but something happened and now when I go to Ubuntu Software Center it is automatically closed after 1 second. Then I see the error: E: ...
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Cant access Google and facebook

I am using Ubuntu from last 5 years. From last 3 days i am experiencing a problem related to internet, I am unable to open either google.com or facebook.com for first half an hour, allother websites ...
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How do you install a GUI on Ubuntu Server in Google Compute Engine (GCE)?

I deployed an Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Virtual Machine (VM) in the Google Compute Engine. However, I am unable to make the GUI to start. I followed all the steps found in ...
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Google chrome opens specific website when ran from launcher

I'm having a problem with my Google Chrome. When I open it from launcher (I mean bar on the left side) it starts with youtube website, and it starts to play some video. (This happens since my friend ...
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Cant delete disks on Google Cloud: not in ready state

I have a "standard persistent disk" of size 10GB on Google Cloud using Ubutu 12.04. Whenever, I try to remove this, I encounter following error The resource ...
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Start Google Chrome in background on boot

How can I start Google Chrome at boot in the background, i.e. not opening an entire window?
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Ubuntu Contacts and Google - how to sync?

I would like to use the contacts app in Ubuntu to pick up and sync with my Google contacts. This way they will be there on my phone and my other computers. I see no way to do this. Can anyone help ...
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after config change, ssmtp keeps sending ails to mx.google.com

We have used GMail as a relay for mails from our scripts to the operators. It has worked OK however quite often it just stops and we have to login to the webmail and do the CAPTCHA-dance. We got ...
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Google account integration like in Fedora 21 [closed]

In Fedora 21 there is a great google account integration available (mail, calendar), which works with OAuth2 integration. Is there a similar possibility in Ubuntu 14 ? Thanks.
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Google chrome account broken

I have been experiencing this problem ever since I re installed ubuntu 14.04 I can not force google sync account to work properly I get this error every time I start chrome First I thought it ...
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How to integrate google adressbook into contacts?

I am working with Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) Unity. I have successfully integrated my gmail account in online-accounts. This works well, e.g. I can see my calendar events. I have also enabled the option ...
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Where would I find Google IME for Marathi language?

I need to type in Marathi on Ubuntu. Where would I find Google IME for Marathi language.
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Ubuntu Online Accounts no redirect sign in for Google Apps

I am trying to add a google account from google apps for my university. In other applications the google log on would redirect to my university log on screen from where I'd be able to log in. In ...
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Google search through the address bar always asks if I meant to go to http//(Whatever I searched)

This has become quite nuisance as whenever I search in the URL bar in either Chrome or Firefox it always ask this in a notification bar below the URL bar. It only happens when I search a single word, ...
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Repetitive Frequent Auto Downloads of Google Chrome

Why, pray tell, is Google Chrome downloaded for installation 3 or 4 times a week? More often than Firefox, which also downloads frequently.
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Firefox 35.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS sets a cookie to google.com even without calling any web location

I have updated my Ubuntu 14.04 recently and got a new firefox (version 35.0). I have configured an empty starting page and my default search engine is configured to duckduckgo. but: Since the update ...
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How to have Ubuntu Chrome Canary?

Ubuntu how can i have Google Chrome Canary? https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/canary.html
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How to add Google Calendar as a Unity launcher?

Despite that I am able to create Unity launchers for Google Keep, Play Music, Inbox & Drawing; the same does not work for Google Calendar. I added Google Calendar to my Chrome as an application ...
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GWOffice wont install

Does anyone have GWOffice working? I can't seem to get sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tombeckmann/ppa; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install gwoffice Working. It seems there isn't any package ...
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Weird Chromebook glitch while using ubuntu!

So, my older brother gave me his Acer Chromebook witch has Ubuntu installed on it, it was fine until I started it one time, and when it booted it was my wallpaper, the mouse pointer showed but there ...