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Google chrome causes F19 'freeze', I'm loosing my power to control it.

asked 2013-07-04 04:08:32 -0600

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updated 2014-09-28 13:17:12 -0600

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Hi! I've just installed new Fedora 19 GNOME version and I have really weird issue. When I play a movie on the internet long enough to cause my monitor fall asleep I'm loosing control over my computer. I mean I can move the cursor with a mouse (it's necessary to constantly move the mouse, because monitor falls asleep almost immediately), but I can't minimalize the window or do any other action. Only one solution I can figure out is to restart X, login again and kill all "chrome" processes.
I really woudn't like to be forced to change system, but this 'feature' is something that I just can't stand. Any help would be appreciated.

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What happens when you use a browser other than Chrome?

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2013-07-04 08:57:34 -0600 )edit
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What happens when you remove flash?

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2013-07-05 00:26:18 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-07-05 01:46:29 -0600

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Well - I have installed Xfce and problem seems to be solved for now. I didn't check how it will work with another browser or flash plugin (I'm using pepper flash which was included with google-chrome-fedora RPM package). I didn't want to use GNOME 3 anyway, and there seems to be package conflict. Thanks for your attention

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answered 2013-10-10 14:54:01 -0600

I have the self problem. I've Fedora 19 with KDE.

i thinked than it was a extension. but no. i desactivated all extensions and the issue still.

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Hi, you used the answer box but this is not an answer. Please try commenting on the question?

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2013-10-10 22:33:32 -0600 )edit

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