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a company that runs a popular search engine and associated suite of applications

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Ubuntu 18.10 Google online account timeout

so I recently installed Ubuntu 18.10 on my Surface Pro 3. I added my Google account with gnome online accounts and logged in successfully even with 2FA enabled. However, I noticed that nothing is ...
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Recovering bookmarks Mac OS to Linux

I had a Macbook air where I used google chrome with all my bookmarks. This laptop died and I bought a new laptop with Ubuntu OS 16.04 LTS. When logged in my google account, all my bookmarks were gone. ...
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Google Chrome closes immediately on startup

This is happening when internet is connected . If internet is not connected Google Chrome is working . I had tried reinstalling it several times,but nothing happened I also tried to install older ...
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Is there a desktop note taking software connected to Google Keep?

For the convenience of managing note and todo items on mobile, and the Google Voice integration, I use Google Keep. I hope there is a desktop Ubuntu software which allows me to access my Google Keep ...
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Google Cloud SDK causing numerous problems, how to fully/properly uninstall?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 on my HP Pavilion 15-AU003TX laptop. Few months ago, I had installed (not using apt) Google Cloud SDK for some reason which I dont remember, and I didn't end up using it pretty ...
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Google Docs Voice Typing Places a Microphone Icon that Doesn't Disappear until Chrome is Closed Ubuntu 18.04

When using the Google Docs voice typing function a microphone appears in the top right corner: It gets replicated the more times you use it. The only way to make them disappear is to close Chrome. ...
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Google Earth 7.3.2: maps not shown

Having installed the latest .deb from Google. My OS (ubuntu 18.10 64) uses the Mesa DRI Intel Haswell Mobile but everytime I run the Google Earth only the UI is loaded but not the maps. How can I do? ...
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How to install an old version of google chrome

I have the latest version of google chrome. I need to test an issue in an older version. How to install the old version? and this also requires disabling the auto-updates.
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Very much offset (mkchromecast)

I downloaded and installed mkchromecast to cast my desktop audio to my google home mini. Everything works fine, but if I hit play on my computer, it needs about 30 seconds till the audio is played on ...
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How to remove Google Safe Browsing?

Google has infiltrated my Ubuntu 16.04 system with a program called "Google Safe Browsing" It is a pain in the neck, restricting access to various websites. How can I get rid of it? I am not a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Cannot access Google services from any browser. any other website works

I have a pretty vanilla setup of ubuntu that my family uses mainly for web browsing. since a week ago I've had problems connecting to Google services, and only them, i can still connect to facebook, ...
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Google Account in Online Accounts is blank from the start in Ubuntu 18.10

Blank Google Window-ImageI've read threads about how after people type in their email and password, if they have 2 step verification, have a blank window when getting to the verification window. ...
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How do I install Google's “Drive File Stream”?

I was wondering if it is possible to install Google Drive File Stream on Ubuntu 18.04. I recently bought G-Suite and want to use it in Ubuntu. I have tried "Is there a Google Drive client available?", ...
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Libreoffice doesn't show google cloud printers

My google cloud printer is not listed in Libreoffice printing dialog window (and in other programs that have their own printing utility). Programs that use default Ubuntu printing utility (Evience, ...
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Google calendar reminders not imported in thunderbird

I have thunderbird with the lightning and the google calendar extension. It works almost perfect, which means that the tasks and events are imported correctly, the calendars synchronizes properly and ...
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Google Account not working in fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04

I did a fresh install of ubuntu 18.04 (binonic beaver) and everything is working smooth except I'm unable to sync with my google account/calendar. When I navigate to Settings --> Online Accounts --> ...
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How to sync calendar with GNOME without letting it to access dozen of other services?

I want to sync calendar (located on top-bar on Ubuntu 18.04) with Google Calendar. In order to do that, I need to add Google to Online Accounts in system settings. When I log in, I'm informed that I ...
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How can I avoid being prompted to unlock login keyring on startup? [duplicate]

I know this is something to do with Google Chrome, I tried all the fixes and still no luck. Upon startup I am asked to enter my login keyring password in a dialogue box. This is really frustrating ...
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Chrome logs out every time I reboot

I have 2 Google accounts on my Chrome (69.0.3497.92), I'm on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. One of them has to be the default account because some parts of Google only work with the default account. Let's call ...
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Installed in Ubuntu18.04, top bar shows switch to Chinese OK, but still all English

Added the language, installed Chinese Google Pinyin, and the top bar shows switching between English & Chinese. Tried typing something in Chinese, and changed back to English, all OK yesterday. ...
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Font does not change in google chrome and chromium

I tried to change the font settings in google chrome and chromium, re-install them, restart my computer, delete the related folders in .config, the font still remains the same.
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Can only connect to Google services

I am quite new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and have been experiencing the following issue for the last week or so: I am only able to connect to websites from Google when using a wireless ...
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Google Cloud Printers doesn't show after registering “online account” at Ubuntu 18.04

I've added by Google Account to Online Account and enabled everything (calendar, contacts, printers), but printers I've already have registered there (and which I regularly print as a Google Cloud ...
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How to upload a file from Google Colab to GitHub or Kaggle?

As you all know we are able to load a file from a site such as Kaggle and GitHub to Google Collab, we apply the bellow code to download from other sites into Google Collab: wget nlp.stanford.edu/data/...
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All Google sites unreachable

I cannot reach Google sites by browser on Ubuntu 14.04. It is not due to Chrome, as Firefox gives the same problem. It happens also in incognito mode. It is not due to the network, as all other ...
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Google chrome is not opening up

I downloaded Google chrome on my laptop and when ever i press the icon to open it up it just shakes and doesn't do anything and when i try to open it up in the terminal it wont do it either. I would ...
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How to create customized “google search bar” gifs [duplicate]

I am using Firefox on Ubuntu 16.04. What is the best way to create customized "google search bar" gifs like this one? Is there a software for doing this? A website? Or should I just record my screen ...
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Google security. Thunderbird risk [closed]

I use Ubuntu 18.04 and recently received a warning from Google that: Some apps & devices use less secure sign-in technology, which could make your account vulnerable. Google recommends ...
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Firefox - Google search results page consumes lots of CPU

I use Ubuntu 16.04 and Firefox 60.0.2. Whenever I type a research in Google (any query), if the focus is on the tab where the results are displayed, then top shows that the CPU consumption is around ...
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AdWords editor installed ok but disappears when run

Goal: Use Adwords editor in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS normally as I can with Windows. Background: I installed AdWords Editor 12.3.3.0 using the .msi with Wine set to Windows 7. Worked perfect. The program ...
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Is Ubuntu participating as a mentoring organization in google code in 2018

Last year(2017), Ubuntu participated as a mentoring organization in Google Code-in 2017. Will Ubuntu participate this year too? Asking because I reviewed old stats from archives and saw Ubuntu ...
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Can't Access gnome-online-accounts

After installing KDE PLASMA, how do I use gnome-control-center and online-accounts? I need to access my google drive from my Ubuntu 17. When I open gnome-control-center it's just blank.
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How can I stop songs being played through Google Play Music even after removing the application?

I have installed Google Playmusic desktop player in my Ubuntu latest version. I started playing music and and then closed the application. The songs are still playing. I removed the application but ...
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Duplicate entries in the calendar

I have a problem with the GNOME Shell calendar under Ubuntu 18.04: all my calendar entries (from Google Calendar) are duplicated. Would anyone know why? Thank you! One clarification: I linked my ...
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Is there an email handler for gcal like gnome-gmail

I like using gnome-gmail for the simple reason that it makes is possible for me to use gmail as my default mail handler (as configured in System Settings:Details:Default Applications in 16.04). ...
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Black screen of death on ubuntu, need the chrome passwords anyway to get them back? [duplicate]

I have a dell inspiron notebook with ubuntu on it, absolutly love it and use it as a work laptop. Everytime my harddrive fails i just grab an old 30gig xbox hdd. Well a few days ago i ended up with ...
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Google Translate audio button missing

My Google Translate does not have an audio button: I made sure that the Adobe Flash Plugin is activated but I still can't find it. Now, I can't listen to Google Translate how to pronounce a word. ...
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Is there any way to feed output of a shell script to google sheet?

I wanted to to make some reports on uptime of some a using google sheet. I wanted to update google sheet every day with the reports. I wanted to make report of uptime of at least 100 computers ...
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Google Cloud SDK Instalation

I'm installing Google Cloud SDK to use it ask my source code repository (for now) for Android apps using the install.sh script included in the root of the SDK however, I am having a few issues. First,...
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Unable to get authorization code Google Assistant for Ubuntu Desktop

I am trying to install the Google Assistant with voice command on at least one of my computers. I started with the Raspberry Pi 3 last night. The install was smooth all the way up to getting an ...
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ubuntu 17.10 google drive takes more than 10 minutes to load

I have been looking for a solution for this for a while, but I haven found one on my own. I am using the native Google drive mounting in gnome with online accounts and nautilus, but it takes forever ...
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VNC For Ubuntu16.04 on Google Compute Engine

I have setup Ubuntu16.04 LTS as VM on the Google compute engine platform. I am trying to install a vnc on this platform. I installed the gnome desktop using sudo apt-get install gnome-core gnome-...
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Unable to connect to vncserver on google cloud VM Ubuntu 17.10

Good evening all, I have been trying to connect to my google cloud VM instance Ubuntu 17.04 via VNC viewer for a good few hours and have tried everything. i can see the port is open to connections ...
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Google-Chrome-Stable Lauch problem

Hi guys I just installed from here and all the process of the installation went well. But the browser is not working: when I try to lunch it the window is open but I can do anything. This window is ...
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Can't paste text into Google Docs in Firefox

I use Firefox 57.0.4 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I am unable to paste in Google Docs. CTRL-V doesn't work. I can paste in a comment on google doc, but not in the main document. I am not sure if it ...
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Google account security

I use Ubuntu 17.10 and recently received a warning from Google that: Some apps & devices use less secure sign-in technology, which could make your account vulnerable. Google recommends ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS freezes often when browsing

I have only recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in my machine. It is dual booted alongside Windows 10. I have an NVidia graphic card, Intel i5 7700 and 8gb RAM. Changing intel_idle.max_cstate = 1 did ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 new install, Firefox 57.0 (64-bit) can't play videos on Google Photos

Brand new install of 17.10, love it so far. I especially love the new Firefox browser but I can't seem to get my videos to play on photos.google.com. All I get is a static screen with "This video ...
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search on Google returns DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

I've installed ubuntu gnome 17.04 on my laptop and I can't search on Google. I can use others search engine and they work, if I ping a website he will respond. Can anyone help me please? Thank you
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Google Hangouts not working in Firefox on Ubuntu 17.10

I was wondering why Google Hangouts doesn't work in Firefox. I don't want to download another web browser but I'm looking to get Google Hangouts working. Any help with this appreciated!