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I'm running Xubuntu and I was trying to figure this one out as well. I tried the solution to edit the .desktop file. I haven't updated, but I have the same concern as you (will it get overwritten). I tried a different option where I added an alias to my .bashrc file. alias chromium-browser="/usr/bin/chromium-browser [FLAGS]"


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If you don’t want to see “Google Chrome didn't shut down correctly. To repoen ...”, then it is important to signal only the root of the chrome process tree, like so: pkill --oldest chrome See full explanation. wmctrl -c (great program) only works with some window managers like Unity, and it only closes one window at a time so you would need a loop.


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For me the same issue, this question is asked many times, I found many solutions, none worked for me, until I swithed off the hardware accelleration in Crome. See http://www.solveyourtech.com/turn-hardware-acceleration-google-chrome/


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The above mentioned commands by @Smoke didn't worked, but they just started installing the google chrome again. The real solution to this problem was mentioned in this question's answer... Chrome won't start from the launcher


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Since Adobe no longer supports Flash on Linux, Chrome is one of the remaining options that ships with Flash included. You can use Pepper Flash (called "Fresh Player") on Firefox. Webupd8 even commented on it here and how to get it working (the linked article was posted on May 29, 2014 and may be out of date). The plugin may be usable as it seems to be ...


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Google Chrome 35 onwards does not support java plugin. If you want to use java on browser either use Mozilla Firefox or downgrade Chrome to 34 version - not recommended(backup your bookmarks and settings).


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If you don’t want to see “Google Chrome didn't shut down correctly. To repoen ...”, then it is important to signal only the root of the chrome process tree, like so: pkill --oldest chrome See full explanation.


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In my experience this particular issue is caused by hardware acceleration. My suggestion is to turn off hardware acceleration in the Chrome settings.


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To download youtube videos without software extensions is possible, seeing as we are using ubuntu and thus have perl preinstalled and the great wget at our disposal. There is a Perl script at Calomel's site that I use for this purpose, which extracts the path of the video file and passes this path as a parameter to wget. If you haven't got wget installed (I ...


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Xvid is a H.263 compatible format. DivX is a company name and a trademark, but not a particular codec. Initially it was some flavour of H.263, then H.264 and the latest entry is H.265. Chrome should by default be able to play H.264 content on Ubuntu. Chromium – the open source version of Google Chrome – has a package named chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra for ...


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You use blender with the open source drivers? Does it even compare in performance? Anyway, until this is fixed you may open and then close the preferences windows and this will fix it for tha main blender window. The preferences window will also get caught in this this situation if you miximize it but you can live without doing that anyway.


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A recent update appears to have changed this behaviour back to what it was. :) EDIT: I'm observing this behaviour in 39.0.2171.71 in Ubuntu 14.10.


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Assuming your kiosk browser is showing a page under your control, add some JS to that page to bind to the keydown event. In your event handler, check if the key(s) pressed match those you want to "block" - and if so call event.preventDefault(). This should stop the browser's default behaviour of closing/exiting. e.g. (using jQuery): ...



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