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

Edit Oct 14th, 2015 Apparently this issue is fixed in Google Chrome v46. If you are still experiencing it, try upgrading Chrome. To fix this issue, you can follow the steps outlined in this post: ...
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One of my apps has a second, fuzzy icon in Plank. How can I workaround this?

This is an issue with Google Chrome that affects multiple OSes and has been confirmed in Google's issue tracker. That said, you can work around it in elementary OS. Workaround: 1. Copy the app ...
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How can I change Chrome scrollbars to the thin scrollbars?

Install this extension from Chrome Web Store. Also, you can install this theme for better integration. After all the above steps Chrome looks like this:
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How can I change Chrome scrollbars to the thin scrollbars?

You can get thin overlay scroll bars in Chrome by setting the #overlay-scrollbars flag to enabled. Go to: chrome://flags/#overlay-scrollbars
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How Can I Disable Chrome's New User Menu?

Copy Chrome's .desktop file to your user's local applications folder using Terminal1: cp /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop ~/.local/share/applications Open the copied .desktop file with: ...
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One of my apps has a second, fuzzy icon in Plank. How can I workaround this?

Here's a one-liner to fix the issue as described in Gabriel's answer: cp /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop ~/.local/share/applications && sed --in-place --regexp-extended 's/^(\[[...
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How to install Google Chrome?

the official Google Chrome app can be downloaded from Google Just download the Deb package and then on a terminal browse to the folder where the deb package is and run: sudo dpkg --install google-...
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How can I make Chrome use the window button icons from the system style sheet?

Have you tried Google Settings (=) -> Settings -> Search GTK Theme and clicked that button? I would also try using that "Use system title bar and borders" checkbox.
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How can I share individual windows or a specific display with Google Hangouts?

It seems that screen sharing is somehow limited or broken when using Hangouts without the plugin. I have got the plugin installed and screen sharing of individual windows is working fine in both ...
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Move Google Chrome close/minimize/maximize buttons to the left side

gconftool-2 --set /apps/metacity/general/button_layout --type string "close,minimize,maximize:" turns to
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How to solve broken Google Chrome icon?

Just do sudo apt -f install after this. dpkg -i or dpkg --install doesn't install dependencies automatically.
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One of my apps has a second, fuzzy icon in Plank. How can I workaround this?

After upgrading to version 46.0.2490.71 and above you may experience this problem again. This problem occurs because WM_CLASS has been changed on google-chrome. Based on waldyrious's answer, fix it ...
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Move Google Chrome close/minimize/maximize buttons to the left side

Alternatively you could run: gconftool-2 --set /apps/metacity/general/button_layout --type string "close:maximize" to maintain consistency with the default elementary window controls.
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

I had the same problem and i got to fix it by *opening the terminal *run upgrade *run ¨ sudo apt-get purge xserver-xorg-video-intel * run autoremove and finally reboot it fixed the flickering and ...
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How to solve broken Google Chrome icon?

In the terminal navigate to /usr/share/applications sudo scratch-text-editor google-chrome.desktop scroll about halfway down to just above the [Desktop Action NewWindow] section look for the Icon ...
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Google Chrome version 62 has no window buttons when maximized

This is specific to Elementary. This is due to a bug I fixed to show the app indicator in the status bar. The side effect of the implementation detail, was it caused the buttons to get removed when ...
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Google Chrome version 62 has no window buttons when maximized

It has a workaround running chrome with env XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=GNOME via terminal. Here's a screenshot of that. It is possible to alter Google Chrome's environment via changing the /opt/google/...
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How to set Google Chrome to default with Default Applications?

Open Chrome. In the top right, click the Chrome menu Click Settings. In the "Default browser" section, click Make Google Chrome the default browser. If you don't see the button, Google Chrome is ...
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Chrome apps as default applications

You can, as in the example below (I used Google Docs as I do not have the other app but it should work exactly in the same way). Install the chrome app in question in the application menu (right-...
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Get close, minimize, and maximize in Chrome to appear on the right side in Freya?

If you want to have minimize , maximize and close buttons on top right of chrome : Open terminal and run: gconftool-2 --set /apps/metacity/general/button_layout --type string ":minimize,maximize,...
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Chrome does not shut down correctly

Chrome/ixium always run on background by default. So, when you restart session, it try to restore old tabs. You can try to turn off backgrounds pages and apps as described in Chrome Help.
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Certain web content being blocked

After trying other search engines and learning their syntax I was able to come across someone who had a similar issue on Ubuntu 12.04 and was able to fix it using sudo dpkg --reconfigure --all Which ...
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This update does not come from a source that supports changelogs

The standard Debian repository does not have changelog feature. Ubuntu created new site to collect the changelog files of all packages from official repositories. http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/...
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This update does not come from a source that supports changelogs

The issue seems to be a one of design. The primary problem is this: PPAs were never meant to be a way to distribute updates to users. It is a Personal Package Archive. So PPAs are missing features ...
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Chrome does not sound in Freya

Is there any sound that your computar can play? note, there is a sound setting where the application that play sound can be activated or desactivated.
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Freya crashes when exiting full-screen from youtube

I think both Chrome and Firefox use PPAPI, the pepper flash plugin so could be a compatibility issue with that. I would try looking in ~/.xsession-errors or ~/.xsession-errors.old if you have had to ...
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How to show Google Chrome in the wingpanel?

The menu bar (wingpanel) at the top of the screen is for extended information at a glance and quick access to extended functions. If you are just looking to launch or hide Google Chrome, the dock (...
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Why can't I select Google Chrome as default browser in application settings?

I do not know how to get the browser in the list. And the suggestions below will not be a complete answer. But maybe this workaround helps you to find a solution: In file ~/.config/mimeapps.list ...
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