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I primarily use Firefox, but sometimes I use Chrome when I want to access a site with either one user logged in and the other not, or with two different users logged in. Firefox has the plugins I prefer, so I use it the most. It bogs down when I open more than 5 tabs at the time. I don't open more than 3 tabs on Chrome at the time, so I can't compare to ...


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Chromium is more power hungry and uses more ram compared to firefox from my experience. Chromium has had some shady behavior recently. There was a recent version of Chromium which would download extra codecs/plugins (not sure which?) after it was installed without the user's permission. The developers caught on to this issue so I believe it should be fixed.


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First, to retrieve the latest list of packages available run the following command: sudo apt-get update Next, to apply most of all the system updates without making any other changes to the system, run the following command: sudo apt-get upgrade If there is a newer version available, it will be installed. Finally, you can run a dist-upgrade instead ...


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The solution which worked for me: open an incognito window lock it to luncher remove the other chrome from luncher whenever you click this icon in luncher an incognito window of chrome will be opened.


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After trying many solutions that did not work for me, here's something that just worked fine (not on Ubuntu but Linux Mint). sudo apt-get install chromium-browser-l10n


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Start Chrome again and right click on the icon in the system tray. In the opening menu activate the background process.


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If you run in terminal sudo apt-get install -f the browser should install OK.


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(Note that the link to Ubuntu's instructions for building Chromium appears to be heavily outdated.) Disclaimer: I'm the maintainer of the Chromium Beta and Dev PPAs. If you run apt-get source chromium-browser, you'll get the source code for the current stable version of Chromium that's in the repos along with the patches that Ubuntu applies on top of ...


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I found the solution! It was not related to chromium or firefox, it a configuration setting. In pulseaudio, sound stream from this 2 applications were configured to go to HDMI audio output, instead of built-in speakers. As you can not change this setting for each application in the default "sound" application, I had to install pavucontrol and then I ...


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After some debugging with Wireshark, I finally resolved my problem by decreasing mtu The command is sudo ifconfig eth0 mtu 576


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One solution I found to this, is if you click on the link and open it, you can use ctrl+s to save it. It is still slow though.


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Save Linked Page (when a link is selected) (for firefox): On Windows : Shift+Enter On Mac : Option+Enter On Linux : Shift+Enter (See more shortcuts)


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Simply run the following the command in your terminal: sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree. And you should be good to go. This installs the pepperflashplugin-nonfree package which basically downloads Google Chrome, unpacks it(without installing it), and extracts the flash plugin that's built into Chrome. Then it installs Chrome's pepper ...



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