Chromium is the open source web browser that Google Chrome is based on.

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What environment variable should I use to set a default web browser?

I'm trying to set my default web browser as google chromium inside of either my .bashrc or .profile. What Environment Variable do I need to set in order to achieve this? Edit: Here's some more ...
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How to use XDM with proxy extensions in chrome

I am using XDM for downloading files but i also uses browsec to change proxy of my system. After installing we have to integrate manually XDM in chrome and used this method to do the above. ...
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Advertisements shown when page is viewed in Chromium but not when viewed in Firefox

The title says it all, i keep on seeing advertisements when i open pages in Chromium, those ads are shown in portions of the page (not popups) usually at the bottom and/or the top of the page and do ...
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Chrominium crashes after few secounds when browsing Google+ pages

chromium lets one only one tab with Google+ stay open and if i open some other google+ link into a new tab or a window both of the web pages crashses.. or gives me this kind of error messsage like i ...
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Getting errors from Chromium after tried to install flash

This has been happening since yesterday, I tried to install pepper flash but I got confused and failed miserably, and I got help for reverting a few changes I made but I'm still getting an error from ...
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I need help with this file, i edited it wrong, what do i replace with?

What comes after the second CHROMIUM_FLAGS= in gedit? I did the wrong thing when trying to install pepper flash. i went by confusing instructions and now i want to just return this file to normal, i ...
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Chromium desktop notifications desktop shortcut mode

I created desktop shortcut for some websites (hipchat, slack...). When I run them from desktop, they run in their own window. The problem is that there are no desktop notification. In slack there is ...
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weird malware has infected firefox and chromium

This is so much annoying. I've never experienced it since I'm using linux. This weird adware is pupping up every time I open a .com website and shows ad or redirects the page. In chromium, I'm not ...
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How to install adobe flash for Chromium

is there any way to install adobe flash player for chromium, so that I will be able to use chromium properly? thanks
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Flash no longer working in firefox

I've never posted here before but I've been unable to find any solutions online so I thought I would ask. I have a desktop and a laptop, both running ubuntu 14.10. I first noticed that youtube videos ...
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smartphone-like behavior in Chromium and Opera browsers in VirtualBox

I use Chromium and Opera browsers in my VirtualBox v.4.3.26 (Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome), but few days ago (not clear, whether after an update or I inadvertently changed some settings) they started to behave ...
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An update in Ubuntu 14.04 made chrome so small it is basically unreadable (4k screen)

I was doing just fine with Chrome on a 4K screen in Ubuntu 14.04 until I ran the system updates. It must have been something in the last few months. As a side note, I don't use the resolution in 4K, ...
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Chromium infected with CloudScout on Ubuntu 14.04

Somehow Chromium Browser on my Ubuntu 14.04 (I suspect Chrome synching from a Windows 10 machine to my Ubuntu Chrome) has been infected with CloudScout. I have uninstalled Chromium Browser included ...
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How do I reduce the font size on tabs in Chrome in Ubuntu?

The tabs in Ubuntu (Xubuntu 14.04) have a larger font than Firefox. See comparison in attached image. How do I reduce this size?
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Very slow Chromium browser

On my machine Chromium is very slow, I had to switch to Firefox where everything works fine. Looks like this is a kind of JavaScript problem (eg. slowed down typing on Facebook), pages loading slower, ...
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Why Firefox always gets upgraded and Chromium web browser don't? [duplicate]

Why Firefox always gets upgraded to the latest version available and Chromium web browser don't get upgraded to the latest version available? they are both open source software. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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How to remove chromium-browser settings from Ubuntu 14.04?

I have already gone through How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium? and I'm really not getting why the solutions given there are not working for me. What I'm doing is: sudo ...
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Chrome Ash full screen

With "google-chrome --open-ash" chrome starts in ash mode, but how to create launcher to start in fullscreen (not kiosk mode but the same as F11)?
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Trying to play Runescape on Chromebook

Please be as simple and patient with me as possible. Not only is this my first experience with programming in any way, I'm surprised I got this far at all. I'm being serious. If you don't think it's ...
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How do I change the font size on tab and menu

I'm running 14.10 on my MBP with retina display. I scaled the things to 1.5 in the System Settings so everything is good except Chromium. My chromium looks like this http://i.imgur.com/CNj2nHe.png ...
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Why does kubuntu freezes when running firefox/chromium?

I was surfing the red and everything in Firefox in Kubuntu and suddenly my PC just freeze. I don't know why but I though it was for the browser so I installed Chromium but the same thing happened. I ...
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Automatically login into website and display on dashboard

I have inheritted a PI that was used to show a Kanban board. We have moved to JIRA and now require a login. The machine is PI with Debian that I remote into using Putty, the dashboard is being driven ...
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Why kde keep asking password when i use chrome even if the password is not saved?

I have not saved the password of a website, but kde keep asking me that password and I find this annoying. :|
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Chromium doesn't show orange highlights

Even when I trying changing the themes and icons, it doesn't change the corresponding icon color. All that's there is a faintly dull grey highlight.
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Drag and drop to tab in Chrome/Chromium looks glitched

As you can see with the two images above, whenever I drag and drop something, in this case the text "gah", the arrow icon is glitched. I was wondering if there was a way for this to be fixed and ...
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Chromium graphics messed up after installing ATI fglrx drivers

I have been troubleshooting display problems - my computer was using default Ubuntu drivers and I finally managed to get the proprietary fglrx-update to work instead. Finally the display seems to use ...
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How to improve Chromium 4K video playback?

I am trying to watch a YouTube 4K Video: I don't know exactly how it works, but I want to be able to watch the video properly, right now it displays like skipping some frames (1080p plays properly, ...
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System notification to Chrome

everywhere I read about how to make chrome to use system notification (chrome desktop notification to notifyOSD). I'm just wondering if there is a way to make the opposite: Is it possible to make my ...
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Glitches while trying to scroll pages in Chromium

When I try to scroll pages in Chromium Browser, pages don't render properly. There are these stuck block of glitches all over the pages. These glitches disappear when I switch tab and return back to ...
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How to change browser in which Sublime Text will open files?

For some time I used Firefox and I guess because it was first browser that was installed, when I installed Sublime it recognized it and set it as default but now I switched to Chromium and I ...
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How is “chromium-chromedriver” package used?

Firefox selenium driver seems to be crashing (perhaps because I'm on Firefox-beta ppa?): >>> from selenium import webdriver >>> webdriver.Firefox <class ...
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Google search through the address bar always asks if I meant to go to http//(Whatever I searched)

This has become quite nuisance as whenever I search in the URL bar in either Chrome or Firefox it always ask this in a notification bar below the URL bar. It only happens when I search a single word, ...
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Chromium won't start on Lubuntu 14.10

Linux/Lubuntu is new to me, so I am having some trouble. I would appreciate if someone could help me out with this problem. Here is what I got as a response, when trying to run Chromium from terminal: ...
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About chrome page loading issue [closed]

I'm a stranger here :) Actually, I have used Ubuntu as a main OS with my notebook about for a year. And Chrome has been a my primary web browser. You know, chrome was the best browser for me 2 weeks ...
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Getting Adware/Malware popup on Chromium

For the past few days I'm getting a pop up from www.adultcameras.info in the Chromium browser on Ubuntu 14.04. I don't recall installing any new software or extension in Chromium. I even uninstalled ...
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Google Chrome Crashes With Hover-Click Enabled With A Custom Cursor Theme

I have Ring-Red cursor theme installed and Hover-click enabled from accessibility options(mousetweaks). When cursor hovers and clicks on chrome' s borders, the X server crashes and dumps me to the ...
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Chrome Redraw Issue

When I am using Chrome the window will not redraw until I change focus to something else and then click back onto Chrome I am using 2 monitors but it does not matter which monitor Chrome is on I am ...
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Chromium uploading something in the background; what is it and why?

I have a rather strange issue where Chromium seems to be uploading... something. I don't have a clue what it is. I don't have to do anything. Out of nowhere it will just start uploading stuff. I have ...
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Unable to connect my mobile device to chrome on ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with chrome 39.0.2171.65 and I'm having a hard time connecting my samsung phone device to chrome. I installed adb and made sure that Ubuntu recognizes the ...
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Chromium browser text too big on HiDPI Display

I am running the Chromium browser on my Ubuntu 10.04 virtual machine. It seems that the text in the tabs and titles is over compensating for the HiDPI support and it looks too big. Screenshot: Is ...
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Special characters (Swedish) don't work in Chromium

In Swedish there are three extra letters (åäö) in the alphabet that function perfectly in every other application in Xubuntu 12.04 except for Chromium (I can type them in the Terminal but they show up ...
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How to launch chromium with specific user

The chromium browser allows to have multiple users with individual bookmarks, extension etc. within chromium. Is it possible to launch chromium with parameters which specify which user to be loaded. ...
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Chromium not playing video or audio. Firefox does

My OS is ubuntu 14.04, I am using mozilla firefox and Adobe flash player, these working fine for video and other utilities in good speed. My problem here is that I also use Chrome, here video and ...
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Use Google Open ID to automatically create accounts/login to Ubuntu

What I'd love to be able to do is to have the ability to use Google's Open ID system to have users automatically authenticate with Ubuntu. Yes, it would be Chromium OS-like in its login but there are ...
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Pepper flash plugin is installed but doesn't work on chromium

I have Pepper Flash Plugin installed, but it doesn't work on chromium and still every webpage prompts to install Adobe flash. I removed and installed it again but nothing changed. I'm sure it's ...
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every time i open chromium i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx [closed]

Every time i open chromium-browser in by ubuntu 14.04 i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx otherwise i cannot open any webpage it shows me this message after entering the above ...
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Any workaround to make Ubuntu webapps work in 14.10?

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 just yesterday. Webapps are of the features most advertised in the Wubi Installer. I can see that the Ubuntu browser has upgraded. Unfortunately all webapps show a blank ...
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Is it possible to start chromium with a chrome:// url?

I would like to create a launcher launching: chromium-browser chrome://inspect However, this simply opens the chromium as if not url has been specified at all. Is it even to start Chromium opening ...
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Chromium quickly opens/closes an extra tab when started

I have noticed on my chromium that when I launch it for the first time in a session it opens my home page (fine), but it also very quickly opens and closes one tab multiple times. Also on the chromium ...
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FlashPlayer open source alternative

I would like to know if there is any working open source alternative to flash player. I tried the lightspark tool, but it doesn't work in Chromium (or maybe I didn't install it correctly?). I did: ...