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I should note for those who come after me that this is partly fixed in Ubuntu 21.04, with the following caveats: Enabling WebRTC with pipewire works in Chrome / Chromium Sharing through Slack works if you start Slack with slack --enable-features=WebRTCPipeWireCapturer Sharing through Teams doesn't work (yet - waiting for the Teams team to update the version ...


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I know this is a very old question, but, I think the right way to do this today is by doing the following: Write the flags, one flag per line, in a file named chrome-flags.conf inside ~/.config Create a new file if one doesn't already exist. Also, this is not specific to Unity. Any Desktop Environment or Window Manager will work. Refer to the Arch wiki for ...


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The policy issue is with YouTube, rather than with Ubuntu or the YouTube downloader. To answer the technical part of the question: youtube-dl -u 'youtube-username' -p 'youtube-password' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hicC53AhZ6Y Ensure you are running the latest version. Not ideal but it works.


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Desktop icons are a problem in Ubuntu. Ubuntu choose to use Gnome Desktop as its desktop environment. However, Gnome Desktop abolished, i.e., does not anymore support, desktop icons. Desktop icons are therefore provided by an extension, Desktop Icons. This extension is very limited, and has remained so. In the mean time, a forked alternative became available ...


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Your RAM/swap is a problem. Note: You may have to add more RAM. Note: Chrome may have a bad extension (you have 20 installed) or app installed, that's causing excessive CPU and memory/swap usage. Uninstall them. In any case, your 2G /swapfile is too small. Let's increase it to 4G. Note: Incorrect use of the rm and dd commands can cause data loss. Suggest ...


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Can you try these steps and tell if it worked: rm -rf ~/.config/google-chrome Though let me tell you that this will reset all your bookmarks, history. This is kinda like reinstalling chrome. If you had backedup your history into your email id then you can back it up easily after doing this command. Clear the cache: rm ~/.cache/google-chrome


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Can you try this command : rm -rf ~/.config/google-chrome Though let me tell you that this will reset all your bookmarks, history. This is kinda like reinstalling chrome. If you had backedup your history into your email id then you can back it up easily after doing this command.


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Note: This answer will be incomplete without your feedback @John. Click GNOME Settings¹ → Users → Unlock → Add User... and create a new "standard user". Log out from your current user and log in with the "new user". Try Google Chrome under that user. If it runs OK, then there is a problem with your "normal user"'s configuration....


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The same thing happened with me and I tried closing the chrome and reopening it, but that didn't work. But after some time I reopened the chrome, the buttons reappeared. I think it was just a bug and nothing else.


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The following code is modified from code based on this site's example. For your shell script for appid in "$@" do /usr/bin/google-chrome --profile-directory=Default --app-id=$appid &; done The command to call it sh my-script.sh jgeocpdicgmkeemopbanhokmhcgcflmi hmjkmjkepdijhoojdojkdfohbdgmmhki Further Ideas Have a configuration file that ...


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Unfortunately, not anymore. Google disabled this functionality on 15 March 2021.


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