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Using Pipelight worked beautifully for me. It only runs in Firefox, though. Installing Pipelight Open up the old terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy and paste the following commands. To paste into the terminal do Ctrl+Shift+V. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pipelight/stable After adding the PPA, update the sources with sudo apt-get update Next, you have to ...


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Since this is not Windows it is perfectly safe to install anything without closing other applications, opened applications are available as a copy inside the /proc folder (remember everything on Linux is a file, even processes). So you can install even an upgrade of your Browser while it is running, but a change will only happen in that moment when you ...


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The fail-proof method of installing Chromium (open-source version of Chrome) would be to open a Terminal window and type: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser Alternatively, installing Chrome from Terminal window is like this: wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb sudo dpkg -i ./google-chrome*.deb sudo ...


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but the browsers(mozilla,google-chrome) still displays very small text and there is a wide empty space on both side when I am browsing. How can I fix this ? Browsers use their own fonts. You can increase font size on browsers with control++ and decrease it with control+- You can also change this in Chrome, options, content, fonts&colors. Firefox, ...


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You've already tried Google's directions? Open Chrome. In the upper right corner of the browser window, click the Chrome menu Chrome menu. Click Settings > Show advanced settings. In the "Privacy" section, click Content settings. In the dialog that appears, go to "Notifications" and choose one of the following: Allow all sites to ...


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The (disgusting) "around the web" is added by websites themselves to make money off ads. The only thing you can do is to install an ad-blocker. I recommend the open source uBlock Origin (Chrome and Firefox; code at GitHub). Get uBlock Origin, not uBlock — that is a discontinued fork.


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From http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/google_chrome?dist=stable: Setup key with: wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add - Setup repository with: sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list' Setup package with: sudo ...


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Ok i have a solution for this, its 2016 now, things have changed. 1) Open your Master Chrome browser that you have all dialed in the way you like. open settings in the Sign In section, click on the "Google Dashboard" link. 2) On the Google Dashboard screen press "Reset Sync" "OK" to confirm 3) After the Google Dashboard clear is complete ...


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It's worth trying to install HAL from Martin Wimpress's PPA. This stands for Hardware Abstraction Layer, and is required by some Flash content protected by DRM. Open a terminal window (Alt-Ctrl-T) and type the following commands: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:flexiondotorg/hal-flash sudo apt update sudo apt install libhal1-flash cd ~/.adobe/Flash_Player rm -...


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This was caused by a lack of Nvidia drivers. Simply running sudo apt-get install nvidia-364 will fix the issue.


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I have the same issue: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chrome/H8fg09ALb5o;context-place=topicsearchin/chrome/scroll%7Csort:date There is a larger thread here: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chrome/Xh9GV7jNymo;context-place=forum/chrome I submitted a bug report to google chrome, and suggest you do the same. Hopefully the issue ...


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First Install Gdebi by sudo apt-get install gdebi After installing gdebi try installing google-chrome with gdebi you can use gdebi to install deb file in terminal or graphical in terminal way you can install the deb by sudo gdebi in your case it is sudo gdebi google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb If the file is in your downloads folder, run ...


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Option 1: pure terminal You were in your home directory (indicated with ~) in the terminal window. However, the file is located in ~/Downloads directory. So write sudo dpkg -i Downloads/goo and press Tab. It will complete the filename (if it’s not ambiguous – and it won’t be ambiguous in your almost empty Downloads directory). Option 2: involving GUI ...


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Go to google chrome download site Click on download chrome. Click on 64-bit debian/ubuntu Click on Accept and Install By default the application will be downloaded to /home/your-user-name/Downloads. Go to terminal and type cd sudo su cd Downloads apt-get install gdebi apt-get gdebi google* reboot Close terminal and click on ubuntu icon on top ...


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Uninstall Google Chrome and reinstall it this way, open a terminal and execute these commands : sudo apt purge google-chrome-stable sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list wget -q -O - https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub |...


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You could simply delete the Chrome data directory, which is located in ~/.config/google-chrome/. To delete it, open a terminal and type rm -r .config/google-chrome Note that this will delete all data you have in Hhrome, including bookmarks, history, as well as that search engine you want to get rid of. A less drastic possibility might be to simply ...


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Go to the terminal and type: sudo apt-get update Then type: sudo apt-get upgrade If the update is available in Ubuntu, it should install after executing these commands. Hope this helps.


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I believe you need to install the "hal" package (short for Hardware Abstraction Layer; it allows certain DRM-protected Flash content to verify what hardware device it's being played on, to prevent piracy) Open a terminal (Alt-Ctrl-T) and add Martin Wimpress's HAL PPA (he's the developer behind Ubuntu MATE): sudo add-apt-repository ppa:flexiondotorg/hal-...


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As Google have stopped support for Chrome and 12.04, your best solution is to install Chromium instead: wget -q -O - https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add - sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install chromium-browser


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Noto Color Emoji from google.com/get/noto/#emoji-qaae-color is only usable in Android. On Windows, that font will not install (it is considered broken.invalid), because the Windows text renderers do not support colors in fonts. To display those colorful emojis, you'll need a plugin in your browser that will substitute SVG images (if the browser supports SVG),...


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I've created custom xorg.conf for Nvidia card for avoiding tearing (see below). As you can see main line there is: Option "metamodes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0 { ForceFullCompositionPipeline = On }" In case of failure try to generate own xorg.conf. Each update of Nvidia's drivers can replace your xorg.conf, thats why just replace it again. This ...


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Before wiping out the entire Chrome configuration directory, try this: switch to another audio output device and then switch back to the original one. If you have only one audio device, connect an external one (like HDMI or USB audio) and then perform the above trick.



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