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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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How can i play google playstore games on ubuntu 14.04?

It says that i can install a google play downloader on ubuntu 14.04? but wont install! So i can install and play google play store games on my pc. Thank you
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Google query from terminal

Is there a way to launch a google query from the terminal? Like starting up google (as in firefox www.google.com) but with a search query? It would be nice to not have to install any extra programs ...
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Ping request returns DUP! error with 8.8.8.8 server

If my information is correct, DUP! error, happenes when there is an IP conflict or simply when two devices respond together to ping request. But here the Google Public DNS itself returns DUP! ...
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“Hash Sum mismatch” on google-talkplugin

Very recently now, Google's repositories have been updated to fix the weak hash issue. After that, I am getting Hash Sum mismatch when I try to update the google-talkplugin: The following packages ...
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Desktop Client for Google+ and Hangout

Is there any app that I can use to do Google Hangout from within my Ubuntu Desktop like Skype? Also, How can I integrate Google+ account with Ubuntu?
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Cant install chrome no matter what I try. DPKG keeps returning errors

This is the code I ran: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser This is the error I keep getting: dpkg: error processing package network-manager (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent ...
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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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Chrome webgl issue

Guys I know it seems a duplicated issue but I read the previous answers and none of them worked for me so I opened this issue here. I use ubuntu 16.04 nvdia drivers 361 (recommended) and google ...
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install google-chrome isnt working, why? [duplicate]

I am currently using ubuntu 16.04 The weird thing is, I have installed google chrome in my laptop using ubuntu 14.04 and worked perfectly. Somehow I just installed ubuntu 16.04 into my desktop and ...
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How to automatically install entire Google Web Fonts collection?

I'm basically looking for an unattended way to deploy/install the Google Web Fonts collection into several Ubuntu boxes. I've searched for PPAs, packages or user scripts but without much luck. Any ...
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Can't login to or with Google in Firefox of Lubuntu: Redirect loop

I get locked into a redirect loop whenever I try to login to Google and also here at Stackexchange when I want to login with Google. I type in my email address, get the proper naming and add my ...
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Disable partners key in url bar [duplicate]

How I can disable in Google client=ubuntu (in DDG t=canonical) in Firefox 47? See screenshot: UPD: That's all what i find about subj, >strings /usr/lib/firefox/libxul.so | grep "client=" -n ...
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Google calendar & drive sync in Xenial Xerus 16.04

After adding my google credentials using online-accounts, I could not get the calendar to sync / see my google drive in the file manager. Maybe something is broken in the gnome packages ubuntu relies ...
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Can't install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 off a USB stick. I have tried to install Chrome via the Software Center and it says installing and then goes back to "install" a second later. I have also tried via Terminal ...
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OverGrive not launching

I installed OverGrive and it worked fine for a few days before it suddenly stopped launching. I've tried a few things, including reinstalling pip, python, etc. When I run: python /opt/thefanclub/...
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Google Calendar not appearing in gnome-calendar

I just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 and also upgraded GNOME to 3.20 and my Google calendar isn't showing events & isn't listed in settings either. The Google account is set up correctly in ...
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Error on opening Google Chrome

This happens every time I try to open Google Chrome, what does it mean and what should I do to solve it?
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How can I get system-wide, stay-on-the-screen Google Calendar alerts (like I get in Windows and Mac OS X)?

Can anyone tell me if the following is possible in Ubuntu 16.04? And if so, how? On Windows and Mac OS X, Google Calendar provides pop-up reminders no matter what application I’m working in. I’m ...
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Can not change folder location in overGrive - no syncing possible

The folder location to store my Google Drive files at is invalid according to .overgrive.log, [2016-01-26 22:58:16] [ERROR] Could not create Google Drive folder : /media/ martin/sklad/Google ...
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OverGrive not work after restart computer

I successfully installed OverGrive (https://www.thefanclub.co.za/overgrive) on Ubuntu 15.04, which made the connection and sync without major problems, but after restarting the computer the software ...
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Why does Google think that Midori is Chrome?

This is on Lubuntu 16.04 (running XFCE.) I don't really care, I'm just curious. Is Midori built on Chromium or something?
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How to install google drive on Ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to install google drive in Ubuntu 15.10?
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Print jobs held, and after manually releasing them, they return to being held.

Everytime I try to print something, its status comes up as "held." When I try to release them, they go to "processing," and then back to "held." After a few times of releasing them, the jobs ...
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How can I easily set up a Google Cloud Print printer?

I have an HP Photosmart B210 this is a e-print printer capable of printing via wifi, I'm using this printer in Google cloud print, however there is a downside, the software that comes with it is only ...
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[HELP]Ubuntu 16.04 vs OpenVPN & Google Authenticator

:-) I tried searching for a solution to my problem, but was unable to find any, other than "it's a bug in OpenVPN". Essentially the problem is this: OpenVPN w. Google Authenticator does not seem to ...
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How to install Google app engine launcher in my ubuntu 14.04?

I have read previous posts about it, but those don't seem to be working now. I tried sudo apt-get install python-wxversion python-wxglade and then svn checkout http://google-appengine-wx-...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Failed to download repository information: google music manager [duplicate]

When I try to check updates I get the following; W:http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Signature by key 4CCA1EAF950CEE4AB83976DCA040830F7FAC5991 uses weak digest algorithm ...
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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 https://help.ubuntu.com/...
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Why does google chrome not install in16.04 ubuntu?

In the latest version of Ubuntu LTS 16.04 google chrome will not install. once downloaded software install opens when install is clicked it immediately fails. It worked fine with Ubuntu 14 LTS.
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Tried everything to download google chrome

I have tried everything to download google chrome it's not working. Can anyone get me a solid command that works on Ubuntu 16.0 LTS. The website doesn't works. Cheers
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Google Books downloader for Ubuntu

I want to download free Google books in pdf format. Is there any Google Books downloading tool available for Ubuntu?
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How do I change proxy settings for google web designer?

Only showing white screen on google web designer on Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04. Google says something about proxy server. I am not sure what that is, but I don't think I am behind a proxy server. Can ...
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Google Input tools for Windows using Wine? [duplicate]

Can I install google input tools for Windows in Ubunut 14.10 using the Wine installer? My regional language is Malayalam and typing works best in that. Any suggestions please?
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Only Google sites loading in Firefox browser

When I open my browser (Firefox) under Ubuntu 12.04, I can only open Google sites like Gmail and Google search page. But when I click on a link after I type a search word, the page will not load.
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I can't install google product (google adwords editor ) via Wine

I updated ubuntu to 15.10 and I can't install google adwords editor (11.2.1) . When I'm trying to do it via Wine (1.8) I have a info: Unable to connect to the Internet. If you're using firewall, ...
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google web designer beta displays white screen in ubuntu 14.04

I have installed google web designer beta on ubuntu 14.04 on pc. but it showing only white screen. so after some research on web i found it requires google chromeso i have installed google chrome but ...
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How can I change the destination folder of Grive?

I recently found Grive on the software center, and it seems like a very well made Google Drive client for Ubuntu, and Google will never make Drive for Linux, so I gave Grive a try. Works really well, ...
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What is stopping Google and Ubuntu - two opensource icons from seamless login? [closed]

Lack of a desktop OS & apps is the only thing that stops many from using Google account, Google Docs and Google for Business. Integration with a popular online account service is the only thin ...
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Repository failure with google chrome

Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease' doesn't support architecture 'i386' is what i get when ...
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How do I add a Google account to my online accounts settings?

I seem to remember being able to add a Google account in the past. However, that does not seem to be an option now: Do I need to install some plugin to get Google account support?
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Chromium not loading google related sites, youtube ubuntu ask etc [duplicate]

noob here having issues with google, youtube, etc not loading running 12.04 LTS. I uninstalled and reinstalled chromium various times. I'd hate to reinstall 12.04 as i have had issues with various ...
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Setting up Google Cloud Printer Server via CUPS

I am trying to set up a Google Cloud Printer Server using CUPS Connector on my 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 computer. My two printers are WiFi printers, but does not support e-printing, which is my goal to be ...
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Grive will not sync on Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday I downloaded grive on my Ubuntu 14.04. All my google drive files are now in my grive folder on my PC. The problem is that I deleted some files in the grive folder and synced it (by writing "...
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google chrome web dynpro

How to solve this error message on Google chrome running on Ubuntu 14.04 "Sorry, your browser/program is not supported by Web Dynpro!" but when i use firefox the site is working fine (on Ubuntu 14....
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How can I change the order Google Pinyin displays characters in Xubuntu?

I have a small problem. I am using Google Pinyin via Fctix on Xubuntu, and I am typing the word "彼得" a lot. However, there is a more common Chinese combination, "比的", which appears before the ...
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14.04 Google Chrome

When I open my Google Chrome on my 14.04 Ubuntu, I receive a banner saying that soon updates will not be supported on this system. Do I need to do anything now? SisuGuy
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Can't update Google Chrome in Iran

Google lets users in Iran to download chrome deb from google.com/chrome, however the repo dl.google.com/linux is inaccessible! So running apt-get update and upgrade results in a lot of error messages....
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How can I sync Xubuntu's calendar Orage with Google Calendar?

Does anyone know how to sync Xubuntu 15.10 calendar (Orage) with Google Calendar? I found some old links but it doesn't seem to work anymore.
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I once had Google Earth Pro and now i cant find it?

Ok, i was able to download Google Earth pro about a month ago. I used a terminal command. My boss wanted to install windows and ubuntu as a dual boot so i wiped drive and started fresh with windows 10 ...