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One of my apps has a second, fuzzy icon in Plank. How can I workaround this?

I have a Google Chrome icon in Plank. After an update to Google Chrome, a second fuzzy icon appears every time the browser is opened: How can I fix this?
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How to install Google Chrome?

I'm new to Linux and am trying out Elementary. I need to install Google Chrome and do not see it in the app store, but I downloaded it directly from the Google site. However, I don't understand what I ...
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How can I share individual windows or a specific display with Google Hangouts?

I'm having problems with screen share on Google Hangouts. When I click screen share I can only share my entire screen. I would like to share individual windows or one specific monitor.
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How can I change Chrome scrollbars to the thin scrollbars?

The default scrollbars do not properly integrate into the elementary OS design.
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How can I turn off the new keyring pop-up window?

Everytime I open Chrome a window pops-up (see below) and asks me to set up a new keyring. I did a quick research and learned that it might happen because user login is disabled on start. I switched ...
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Chrome keeps forgetting my sessions on every reboot on Loki [duplicate]

I'm running the latest version of chrome and every time I reboot elementary, I'm having to re-login to Chrome (via the settings menu). Other websites I've signed into, like Fb, SO etc also keep ...
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How can I make Chrome use the window button icons from the system style sheet?

How can I fix it ? Chrome button doesn't match the theme button
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Chrome locks up when uploading images [closed]

My Google Chrome-browser suddenly locks up every time i try to upload any image. I've tryed uploading to canvas, facebook etc, but every time the image is done uploading, the browser locks up, and i ...
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How to install and configure Chrome Remote Desktop

I have "elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya 32-bit". I tried to deploy Chrome Remote Desktop according to this manual, but unsuccessfully. I can connect just using green "Share" button and one-time access code, ...
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How Can I Disable Chrome's New User Menu?

I upgraded Google Chrome to version 44.0.2403.89 and now I see new user menu. Previously, there was a flag to disable it, but now there isn't. How can I remove this?
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Chrome always asking for password in elementary OS Loki

I´ve just installed elementary OS Loki, and downloaded and installed Google Chrome from their website. When I turn off my computer, and restart, Google Chrome don't remember any password, not even the ...
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Move Google Chrome close/minimize/maximize buttons to the left side

The OS naturally puts the "close" buttons on the left, but chrome does not obey. Chrome's "Use system title bar" option just add the usual system bar above the Chrome window but I wanted the button ...
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Google Hangouts docked windows

One thing I really like about Hangouts is that every time you get a message, that chat window's header turn green in the dock. Similarly, the chat windows can be "minimized" to the lower part of the ...
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How to solve broken Google Chrome icon?

Hi, can anyone guide me on how to solve this broken google chrome icon please?
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

i buy a new Asus laptop X555UB with intel core i7 6500 and had a clean installation of loki on it. Everything is ok, but in chrome im experimenting some flickering/tearing as the screenshot I had ...
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Chrome apps as default applications

Can you make a chrome application default to open files in pantheon? I would like to set .txt files to open a application called "text" which is a chrome application.
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Video on Chrome freezing

I'm using Chrome browser. During video play eg. Youtube, picture is freezing but sound still goes on until I move mouse. After this it's ok for few seconds then again video is freezing. I have Intel ...
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Chrome / Chromium issue on elementary OS freya

I'm having an issue with chrome and chromium on my Freya, and not a little one : It frequently crash the whole system. I dont really now why and how to get details about that, so I'll try to be as ...
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Chrome does not shut down correctly

Every time I log out or shutdown Elementary OS Freya 0.3.1 after login and starting chrome 45.0.2454.85, chrome errors saying it did not shutdown correctly and I have to restore my tabs instead of ...
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Google Chrome no longer has an icon [closed]

I've always been able to fix any issues I've had with Google Chrome's icon by setting a StartupWMClass as described here, however as of today the icon broke completely, and StartupWMClass didn't solve ...
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Google Chrome version 62 has no window buttons when maximized

I recently upgraded Google Chrome from version 61.0.3163.100-1 to version 62.0.3202.62-1 and now there are no window buttons (close, maximize) visible when the browser window is maximized. Here's the ...
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Freya crashes when exiting full-screen from youtube

As I exit out of full-screen from youtube, the picture on the computer is frozen. I can still hear the audio and the cursor can move but I cannot interact with the OS and the screen seems to be frozen....
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Chrome does not sound in Freya

I don't know what's wrong, it was working normally but now Chrome does not play any sound, if I go to YouTube and play a video I can't hear the sound. What could be the problem?
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Elementary OS clearing RAM instead of saving it to SWAP Partition

When I installed elementary OS I also created a SWAP partition. I'm a front end developer so at any moment I have a lot of chrome tabs open, I have just 6 gigs of memory in my laptop(Its soldered so ...
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Slow Startup Of Firefox

Whenever I want to open Firefox it takes a second or two before I even see the window. Chromium-based browsers like Chrome or Brave launch instantly. I don't have issues with any other app except for ...
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Get close, minimize, and maximize in Chrome to appear on the right side in Freya?

I can go into Freya's Tweaks in Settings to have Close, Minimize, and Maximize appear on the top right of each window, but this does NOT seem to work for Google Chrome. The Close 'X' is still ...
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This update does not come from a source that supports changelogs

When the update-manager shows updates, for chrome it shows: This update does not come from a source that supports changelogs. I found a bug report here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/launchpad/+bug/...
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Certain web content being blocked

For a few months now I've been having this issue where sometimes content from websites are blocked. A few examples are scripts being blocked so I'm unable to log in to certain websites, on Android ...
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Installing Chrome Remote Desktop

I'm trying to set up Chrome Remote Desktop on Elementary. I downloaded the chrome remote desktop .deb package from their website, installed it through Eddy, but I can't launch that app and complete ...
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How to make Google Chrome open itself at every boot?

I want Chrome to open itself after every boot up, without entering a command or click its icon. I know there is a file, if in which you write the command or script then the command runs itself after ...
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Google Chrome Browser loses input when Pantheon File Browser is invoked for file upload [closed]

On Loki 0.4.1, when using the latest Google Chrome Version 59.0.3071.86 (Official Build) (64-bit), when trying to upload a file to a web page with the invoked Pantheon File Browser, somehow Chrome ...
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Elemantary OS + Google Chrome: Chrome is opening new tabs with ad-content

I have elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki and Google Chrome Version 58.0.3029.110 (64-bit). Every time i start my computer, i open Chrome with my tabs from last session. Every time i press anything (links, ...
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Why can't I select Google Chrome as default browser in application settings?

I have a bunch of browsers installed and they all show up as browsers in the system settings. All of them except for Chrome. I've tried reinstalling and uninstalling and re-installing and neither ...
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How to show Google Chrome in the wingpanel?

Anyone know how to show Google Chrome in the wingpanel? I know it's open, but just not showing up there.
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How to set Google Chrome to default with Default Applications?

The Web Browser dropdown only shows Midori as available.
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google chrome stuck when watching video at full screen size

when i watch video in google chrome at full screen mode its stuck and not more working, in normal size its work without any issues but at full screen size freeze chrome and desktop! there is no ...
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How Do I Get RuTube.ru To Play Videos?

How can I play RuTube videos? Here is the link to the site, its a Russian version of YouTube. RuTube The videos on this site won't play using Chromium or Firefox browsers. They play on my phone ...
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Chrome Title Bar: Doesn't match theme

About a week ago I realized that my Google Chrome title bar was gray. Does anyone know how to fix this UI bug for Google Chrome [Version 51.0.2704.103 (64-bit)]? After selecting the 'Use system ...
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Browser sometime can't open after reset

Trying to open a browser, I get (midori4:1990): IBUS-WARNING **: The owner of/home/mr2uang/.config/ibus/bus is not root! Or I have this from Google Chrome error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Can't open google-chrome stable newest

mr2uang@mr2uang-MS-7798:~$ google-chrome Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" [7832:7832:1025/191444:ERROR:browser_main_loop.cc(223)] GTK theme error: Unable to locate ...
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No artwork shown for media played through Chromium

When playing media from sites like youtube.com on Chromium (Chrome) it's shown in the sound indicator, you see thing like the title and you can control the playback. But the icon is always the ...
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How do I cast from chrome browser to my chrome cast

As the title says it simply does not work on elementary os. I've tried it with all my other devices running mac, windows and android and they all work fine. I'm running Juno and my chrome browser ...
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How to remove the password request from the key deposit

I would like to not have to type the password every time I start google chrome in the system. Thanks in advance
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Issues with Chrome video playback and Wingpanel after updating to Juno

I just updated to Juno today and everything is running great apart from 2 separate issues. When I watch videos on Google chrome eg. Youtube or Twitch the video often pauses while the sound continues ...
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Chrome profiles not working properly

Ive been using Chromium for a while and have 2 profiles with 2 different google accounts synced with them. Works just fine. I wanted to use netflix on my linux side of things (I dual boot windows) so ...
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Chrome opening further down screen each time

I have been using Elementary OS for a few months now. Am really enjoying using it. 1 problem I have tho is that I use Google Chrome for browsing and I have made web apps with it for Facebook, ...
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Resume from suspend: missing icons, blank text and black areas in applications,

Since about 1 week i got problems with resume from suspend. Chrome has black areas and thunderbird has missing icons and no text. When i restart these applications they are back to normal. This ...
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elementary go slow when Google Chrome is open

I'm using elementary OS since some months and I really like it! Is very simple to use and is great to view. Is very fast too, except when I use Google Chrome. This happen especially when I watch ...
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Problems with Netflix in new Google Chrome

I've been watching Netflix in Google Chrome for months without any problem. Since one of the last updates however, there are weird graphical glitches. If you start a stream, you can only hear the ...
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How Do I Uninstall Google Chrome?

I installed Google Chrome long ago. It works. Today Google won't let me log in using the Linux machine running Elementary but it will let me log on with my Chromebook. I've changed passwords all over ...