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

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Google chrome and chromium

What are the major technical differences between google chrome and chromium that makes chromium running on my ubuntu smoothly while google chrome is expanding and killing both my CPU and RAM ?
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Install Adobe Flash plugin in Chromium [on hold]

I have tried installing Adobe Flash from https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?no_redirect. When I select APT for Ubuntu 10.04+, it launches the software center in which I am asked Enable additional ...
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Why does Google think that Midori is Chrome?

This is on Lubuntu 16.04 (running XFCE.) I don't really care, I'm just curious. Is Midori built on Chromium or something?
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In Ubuntu Chromium does not load any saved passwords in Normal Mode but working fine in Incognito Mode [closed]

I have a weird problem. I recently did a software update for Chromium and now it does not load any off my saved passwords (I literally had hundred for all my clients.) When I go to manage saved ...
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Why is chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra in my 14.04 system?

I just checked my records. Computer purchased: 2014 July Ubuntu 14.04 installed: 2014 July chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra 1st upgraded: 2014 August So it ...
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Youtube videos stopped being displayed in Chromium

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with The HTML5 player is currently used when possible being enabled. Suddenly, youtube videos stopped showing but I still can hear videos' sounds. I don't have such ...
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SOLVED chromium videos show black screen, only audio no visual content of videos

I am using ubuntu 16.04. After I run following commands, chromium starts, I make surf without any problem, but it is not showing video content anymore, only audio. sudo apt-get install upgrade ...
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Chromium Incognito urls visit see in ubuntu

I visited few urls in incognito mode in chromium (ubuntu 14.04). now I have closed the incognito window so I can't see visited urls in chromium's history section. but I was wondering if chromium ...
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Where does Chromium store user settings like the 'default font size' in Ubuntu?

I'd like to write a Python script in order to change the default font size of Chromium, but I can't find a config file that stores a value for it. Is there such file at all? If not, how could I use ...
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What is Unity-plug-in in Google Chrome?

I am trying to get Chrome's (and Chromium's) notifications to display with Ubuntu's native notifications. Linux Native Notification seems to do exactly that, but I am not able to install it, since it ...
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Separate icons for Chromium and Hangouts in Unity (Ubuntu 16.04)

I installed the Hangouts extension, but both hangouts and Chromium share the same entry in the Unity launcher, which makes it very difficult to switch between Chromium windows and chat windows (see ...
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Global menu bar is empty in Unity on Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm running the new Ubuntu LTS (16.04) with Unity 7.4.0 (The default for 16.04). I've taken three screenshots. The first is the behavior I expect in Chromium. As you can see in this screenshot, I was ...
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Chrome Apps have no Icon and are not in Dash available anymore since 16.04

There are some applications that are not available for Linux, e.g. Trello or Sunrise Calendar. As long as there is a Chrome App available as an alternative, it doesn't matter much. However, since I ...
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Terminal says Chromium is installed but I can't find it?

I tried to install Chromium using sudo apt-get install chromium-browser and all seemed to be well but when I went to search the computer to open Chromium I couldn't find it. Went back to the terminal ...
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Bizarre Browser Behavior in Both Chromium and Firefox (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Both Firefox 46.0 and Chromium 49.0.2623.108 run fine when first opened, but then start acting weird after a random amount of time. Firefox will not allow me to switch between different windows or ...
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Chromium/Chrome is black in Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed the Chromium (and chrome), but something not okay, because the all chromium window in Ubuntu 16.04 is black. Does somebody know why?
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chromium crash on ubuntu16.04 for arm

Does any one have tested chromium on ubuntu 16.04 for arm ? I get crash . the version of chromium i have tested is 49 48 45 . none of them work. Any suggestions?
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How can I install the flash player for Chromium in Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I was wondering if someone could tell me how to install the adobe flashplayer for Chromium in Ubuntu 16.04. Thanks
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Adobe Flash Player install problem

I have problem with Adobe Flash Player. While using opera, few of pages show me that I don't have flash installed. When I run this command in terminal: sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer, ...
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Merge Chromium and Chrome cache dirs

As the title says, is it possible to point both Chrome and Chromium cache directories to the same directory? I mean, is it a simple link between the two directories enough or it will raise problems?
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Chromium window disappears randomly but runs it just gets invisible o.O

What the title sais is the short description... its very strange and I dont know if its a ubuntu bug or a chromium one thus I had to make a huge post explaining it... :/ TLTR; I am not sure if it's ...
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Tears in chrome after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

I recently updated Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 and right after, I started noticing tears in viewing webpages in chromium (and nowhere else). I tried googling the problem but couldn't find anything. ...
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chromium is not generating voice

Chromium is not producing voice when I am running my code, while this is working in chrome. var msg = new SpeechSynthesisUtterance('Hello World'); window.speechSynthesis.speak(msg);
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Chromium saved passwords are not loaded until save a password

I don't have a password for keyring. When I start my laptop, chromium saved passwords are not loaded until I save a password by chromium, then the passwords are accessible until next reboot. Why ...
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Laggy Youtube performance

Youtube works fine in Windows, but in Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 video is very not smooth. Framerate drops, the lag is very visible when things move on the screen. both Firefox and Chromium have this issue, ...
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After 15.10 to 16.04 update some characters became unreadable

After 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade some fonts/characters (Chinese, Japanese and Korean) in Chrome and Chromium became so thin that they are almost impossible to read. Some random search result from Google ...
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How can I watch Netflix on 16.04 with either Chromium or FireFox? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and want to watch Netflix on it. However, when I click on a show, it redirects me to their systems requirement page: "Netflix system requirements for HTML5 Player ...
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Ubuntu Touch: chromium port?

There doesn't seem to be a chromium (or Google Chrome) port available in Ubuntu Touch (OTA10.1, bq M10). Does one exist, or are there any plans to have one (even without touch / small screen ...
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Citrix receiver problem on Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and the Citrix receiver v. 13.3 for Linux following the instructions on the Ubuntu Wiki, but it doesn't work. I am running Ubuntu 64 bit and have enabled i386 multiarch, ...
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Netflix, 32 bit Chromium, and Ubuntu

With the end of 32 bit support for Chrome, has anyone made any progress in getting Netflix to work on an Ubuntu 32 bit version of Chromium? At this time, we must either continue to use Chrome without ...
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Why do some Chrome Apps don't display a Unity launcher icon?

Some Chrome(ium) Apps don't properly display an icon in the Unity launcher. Example: Signal Messenger Screenshot of the Unity icon: Screenshot of chrome:apps: Content of ...
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Chrome/electron-based programs do not render (show desktop through window)

I think all of these programs are Electron-based, or possibly something else that uses Webkit/Blink/Chrome; whatever the kids are calling the rendering engine these days. Here's how they look on my ...
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cannot install chromium on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

ubuntu 14.04 LTS run on older pc without graphic card ,with intel inside pentium 4 dual core with 1 50 ram.I want install chromium older version,cannot install... The following packages have unmet ...
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How secure is the chromium browser compared to chrome? [duplicate]

Now that chrome has ended support for 32 bit linux, I was wondering if chromium is as secure and as reliable as chrome. If not what changes can be made to chromeium?
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flash player not working on Ubuntu 14.04 with Chrome for Linux

My flash player isnt working anymore on my Xubuntu 14.04 and Chrome for Linux but it is working on Firefox. I did several researchs on internet, and haven't found any solution yet. I removed adobe ...
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How do I start chromium-browser in headless mode? extension “RANDR” missing on display “:99”

Ubuntu $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Chromium chromium-browser --version Chromium ...
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chrome, safari freezing system on ubuntu 14.04.4 64 bit

I have moved back to a dualboot again after a year without Ubuntu, could not live without it! Only problem I have now, when i installed, chromium, chrome or even safari, after I watched a video in ...
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Unity3d Chromium Embedded Framework permissions

After installing the latest version of Unity3d by command-line in Ubuntu (14.04 of 15), you have this error: Chromium Embedded Framework requires that the file '/opt/Unity/Editor/chrome-sandbox' is ...
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Unable to resize chromium from bottom

I am under Linux Ubuntu 15.10 While using chromium at maximum screen resolution possible 1920 x 1080 (16:9), I am unable to resize my window from bottom to top since the bottom is always outside the ...
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Chrome loses all my tabs after crash

I have a very annoying situation. My chrome is in restore previous opened tab mode: My laptop happens to crash pretty often (I have power management issue, another exciting topic). Most of the ...
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Chromium Upgrade

I am a teacher. We have some Linux computers and a while back I was able to get the chromium upgrade onto those computers. However, now when I try I get the following message (see picture). My ...
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Desktop graphics (compiz) buttery smooth, but Chromium says “hardware acceleration unavailable”

I have the ATI Wrestler Radeon HD 6320 in my laptop, and it works great with Compiz (the animations are buttery smooth). Chromium says "Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable" for ...
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Need Chromium/Adobe Flash player on 32 bit syatem

I'm new to ubuntu(ubuntu 14.04) and have an ancient 32-bit system.I need the flash player to run(latest version).SO,for that,How do i install chromium?.i already tried using the command terminal(sudo ...
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MathJax style in chromium browser

In the chromium browser, MathJax usually show up like this: but on windows and LaTeX, it is Is there a way to change it?
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Error launching Chromium browser

I am getting the following error while launching Chromium. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Using PPAPI flash. chromium-browser --ppapi-flash-path=/usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libpepflashplayer.so ...
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Error installing chromium in ubuntu

I get the following error when I try to install chromium E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2): Here's what i tried: sudo apt-get install chromium browser [sudo] password for ...
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How to install pepper flash

I cant install pepper flash on lubuntu 15.10 I want to get it running on chromium 32 bit system.
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System keeps logging me off repeatedly after chromium install on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty for some time now. I recently performed all the updates and had to restart system. After restart I received a message saying software updater was unable to ...
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Pepper flash plugin for 32-bit support has ended?

Does anyone know if the 32-bit of pepper flash plugin support has ended? I use chromium btw.
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flash player plugin problem

I am trying to build pepperflash manually as it won't open from my software centre. Following these instructions: cd git clone https://github.com/i-rinat/freshplayerplugin.git cd freshplayerplugin ...