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the chrome web store now has pdf.js


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I've found a solution: xdg-settings set default-web-browser chromium-browser.desktop you could also use: xdg-settings set default-web-browser firefox.desktop or: xdg-settings set default-web-browser chrome-browser-stable.desktop If you wish to automate this at login, just put this one liner in your .profile


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You would use the command sudo update-alternatives for this purpose. For the default web browser, sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser will start an interactive dialog that lets you set the default, which will remain the default even across sessions. If you really want to set the default after every reboot, use update-alternatives --set ...


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A workaround is now working on chromium 41.0.2272.76: Go to the Costumize and control icon at the top-right of chromium (the triple bar icon) Choose Settings Choose Show Advanced Settings Look for "System" Untick "use hardware acceleration when available" I can now see and use the refered page without any known problem.


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I use Adblock Plus free extension on my desktop and I never see annoying ads! Via the Acceptable Ads initiative, Adblock Plus allows some small and static ads, and users support websites that rely on advertising but choose to do it in a non-intrusive way. I know this reply probably seems like an ad but honestly, it works. It does exactly what it says it does ...


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Thank all for responses. I installed "clamav" and ran a full scan on my system; Unfortunately I forgot to tell it to save scan log, I thought it would do it itself; anyway, my problem solved and I don't know what was the real cause.


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Try removing firefox and chrome from your system and removing all settings and config of these two apps by executing following command in terminal. sudo apt-get remove firefox google-chrome --purge && rm -rf ~/.mozilla ~/.config/google-chrome ~/.local/share/applications/chrome* ~/.cache/google-chrome ~/.cache/mozilla ~/.config/chromium ...


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I was having the same problem with firefox, I tried every malware and virus program know to man without any luck and uninstalled /reinstalled firefox many times. Then I was reading a blog on a related page and it mentioned the firefox folder, I took a chance and deleted the whole firefox folder and reinstalled firefox restarted the computer, restarted ...


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You can go back to the default state by removing changes made to the file /etc/chromium-browser/default. If you want to keep the current file /etc/chromium-browser/default, then rename the file as something else than default e.g. default.bak. Now create a file named default having nothing or only the line CHROMIUM_FLAGS="". To summarize: sudo mv ...


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I had the same issue. Got it fixed executing: cd ~/.config/chromium find . -type f -exec file {} + | grep -i SQLite | cut -d: -f1 | while read FILE; do fuser -k -TERM "$FILE" done


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Find out its temp folders in the system and remove them all. View this page for suggested actions to remove pop-ups on the web browser. I really get much from that.


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Was enough to remove rm -rf Web\ Data from ~/.config/chromium/Default. had to restart computer.



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