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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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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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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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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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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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Chrominium crashes after few secounds when browsing Google+ pages

chromium lets one only one tab with Google+ stay open and if i open some other google+ link into a new tab or a window both of the web pages crashses.. or gives me this kind of error messsage like i ...
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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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381 views

Ubuntu 14.04 - Google Chrome is not showing window

Just installed google chrome from deb it is in the launcher but when i click it - there is no visible window for it i tried reinstalling through apt-get - no luck i started it from terminal ...
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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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92 views

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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102 views

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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170 views

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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278 views

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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191 views

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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Google gives wrong search results in firefox in Lubuntu 14.04.1

I was trying to find some info about an issue in Lubuntu (I cannot install MS Office 2010 with PlayonLinux), but the google search results were wrong, it highlighted words which were totally different ...
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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 ...
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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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Can I get chrome and flux working together?

So I tried to install chrome to watch netflix, but I had some sort of a dependency problem and I tried to fix it. (it was libappindicator1, I think). I tried to reinstall chrome, and it worked, but ...
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690 views

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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Google Chrome Opens “Chrome-Google Chrome” [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I also installed Google Chrome. However, whenever I try to launch Chrome from the dock, the "Google Chrome" icon flashes, then opens a new icon called "Chrome-Google ...
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Google hangouts [closed]

So, when I have a video call, sometimes it shows that I have joined the call. But in reality either I didn't pick it up or I was not online. Is it some connecting issue or what?
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Making Google Calendar and Gmail the “Default Applications” for calendar and mail

I wish to integrate the Gmail and Google Calendar web interfaces with Unity. This means several things. In System Info > Default Applications set firefox 'https://mail.google.com/mail/?shva=1#inbox' ...
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Why does Thunderbird keep asking me for my google password

and then reject my password when I enter it? It is connecting to my gmail account without any problem. This seems to be when it tries to get access to my google calendar.
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Google play movies on ubuntu 14.10

Has anyone got google play movies working in firefox choromium or chrome. There are some old guides around which mention installing hal this does not seem to be an option any more so what are the ...
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Ubuntu Display Error Chrome Ubuntu 14.04.01

I have a Problem. My Display making a Blackscreen if i opening the Chrome Webstore or something from Google. I become a Blackscreen and dont can become it on. Help Me. (Oh i have a Problem with Ubuntu ...
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Cgroup swap accounting

I'm trying to enable cgroup swap accounting on a Google instance that has ubuntu-1204-precise-v20141028 deployed. I've tried the usual addition of cgroup_enable=memory swapaccount=1 into ...
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Google Pinyin - See full list of characters

I am using Google Pinyin (Traditional Chinese IME) on Ubuntu 14.04. I have several issues with it. The main issue is that I cannot see a full list of characters. I can only choose how many are ...
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I wanna change my Google drive permission. Root have permission and other user can't access it

I'm trying to open my Google drive with local user. It's open but I can't modify any file. It showing: Could not load image '1045132_188173428016025_21822043_n.jpg'. Failed to open input stream for ...
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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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Cannot access Google services

I cannot access any Google services such as Google.com or GMail from my Ubuntu 14.04. It's not an ISP issue, because I can access Google services using my smartphone using the same wifi connection ...
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Google Play Manager uploads duplicate songs

I have a large music library which I try and keep synchronised with my Google Play music account, using the Google Play Musicmanager ...
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306 views

Can't search Google in Firefox's Start Page (about:home)

I'm a new user to Ubuntu (to linux in particular). Recently I've changed my FF's homepage from Ubuntu start page(about:startpage) to FF start page(about:home). I can type into the search bar but ...
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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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I Get “gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found” error while importing google key

Everything was working but suddenly stopped. I just didn't upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 for two months. Now when I want to upgrade I get some errors. First I run sudo apt-get update: E: GPG error: ...
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Empathy won't login my Hangout account

It's just that, there's no error or anything, sometimes (not always) when I try to login to my Google account to chat using Hangout it just won't. It's like it tries to log in but it can't and then it ...
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Multiple Google Drive Accounts (grive)

I have installed grive for my Google Drive integration in Ubuntu 12.04, Can I to add multiple google accounts with multiple grive instances? I'm doing something similar with Dropbox then I would think ...