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

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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 [on hold]

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: ...
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Chromium extensions gallery causes black screen

I have the same issue like the one described here [question]:Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium causes black screen , the only difference is it only happens when I try to load the extensions gallery (I have not ...
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Chromium + Firefox - flash doesn't function w/Pepper.

Environment: toshiba chromebook with crouton ubuntu 12.04 Problem: Flash doesn't function on Chromium. Flash doesn't function on Firefox. Sound muted in Ubnutu Desktop. I'm going to order the ...
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Change Chrome notification positions

Chrome notifications on Windows/Mac show up in the bottom right, but on Ubuntu it is the top right. How can I change this? Does Chromium do it differently?
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How can I update only the flash player for chromium when I have set the 'Automatically check for updates' as 'Never' ?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 today. I have installed only Chromium browser at it. As I don't want the different softwares in my operating system to get updated(as I want save my bandwidth), how can I ...
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My close, minimize, maximize buttons have disappeared from chromium and firefox, how do I get them back?

They have disappeared randomly from both chromium and firefox. How do I get them to re-appear?
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Chromium and updated/freshly installed extensions: getting rid of first run pages

This problem is known to many Chromium extensions developers, and while I've been working around it for some time now, I'd like to find an actual solution (provided there's any). As you've probably ...
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How do I play swf files?

I downloaded Ubuntu Unity onto my Chromebook. I use Chromium as a browser since Google Chrome is messed up. I'm trying to play the SWF file of a game since it's a lot smoother. When I go to the link, ...
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Editing sudo permissions with strange instructions

Hello I am using Ubuntu and trying to install Chromium OS. They recommend using Ubuntu, but when working through their Quick Start guide I ran these commands from the "Prerequisites" step 3: cd /tmp ...
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$: command not found

So basically I am trying to install Chromium OS on my device from: http://dev.chromium.org/developers/how-tos/install-depot-tools and then ran the command: $ export PATH=`pwd`/depot_tools:"$PATH" ...
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How to run a Chromium app as root?

I need to use either the Text or Caret editor apps to edit files in /var/www/html. My changes aren't saved (I think) because of a permissions error. I think I need to run the application as root user ...
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How to edit a file which is outside my own user folder with a Chrome(ium) app?

I'm using the LXDE desktop environment (trusty 14.04), the Chromium browser and the Text editor app. The problem When I edit a file under my username (/home/henrywright) everything works fine, but ...
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FireFox in14.04 on a 32 bit mechine? It will not run any videos.

I have been fighting this for weeks it seems. Installing with the Software Centre fails. I had a command line last week that got Firefox to run most videos. But a major crash killed all my documents. ...
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I can't run Duolingo and Spotify web player on Chromium because of flash but I have it

I have Chromium and when I open www.duolingo.com or Spotify web player it says Flash player is requiered. But I have it installed and I have no problems with it on other pages. Don't you know what to ...
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Black Screen of death?

Hello there I have a problem regarding Black Screen on mine Ubuntu 14.04. Short version. When I play a video on Chromiun Web Browser I got an instant nasty black screen. This especially happens when ...
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How to fix:Chome GPU Process crashing after upgrading 14.04 t0 14.10 and hardware acceleration not supported in Chrome

chrome://gpu content Log Messages GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed! GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed! GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed!
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Why is chromium unable to access the network

About a week ago, chromium started playing up in my ubuntu 14.04 64 bit desktop system as follows: About one in five fetches pops up a message saying "Unable to access the network". Sometimes after a ...
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Chrome Not Responding

I don't know what happened yesterday to Chromium. It was working nicely, but in the evening it stopped responding. The laptop did not hang, but chrome was not responding. When I pressed the 'x' button ...
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chromium-browser is stuck at version 37.0.2062.120 on Ubuntu 12.04 (using precise-updates)

Why is it stuck at v37 when Chromium v39 is already in trusty-updates, for example? Precise is still supported, right? The maintainers are also the same…
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Return Chromium OS install to Ubuntu?

I'm new to this site (though I've lurked and used a lot of answers on here before) and I have a question that no amount of Googling around seems to be able to answer. So, I recently installed ...
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unity chrome windows “unresponsive” greyed out and can't move

Periodically (a few times a week, sometimes a few times a day) my entire set of chrome windows gets greyed out. (Not just multiple tabs, but all separate windows on all workspaces including chrome ...
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Shockwave player not working?

These are two separate Chromium windows: I find this very strange! The test website i am using is this one, Shockwave. I have restarted all web browsers after installing via this method. I am using ...
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Chromium Browser Tiny Right Click Menu

Whenever I right-click on my Chromium browser (any part of it), it always shows up as a tiny bar, or a blank bar (for some forms). Anyway to go around this? I'm on 16:9 display scale.
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Problem with WiFi after installing Google Chrome

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Gigabyte Brix mini PC. I had some problems with the WiFi so I reinstalled the OS several times. Each time I installed Chrome, the WiFi connection stopped working ...
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Choppy sound in Chromium, Xubuntu 14.04

Hy everybody, For a long time now I have a problem with the sound in Ubuntu versions (elementary, kubuntu, xubuntu, linux mint), all of them. I think only linux distro I didn't have a problem with is ...
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backspace on chrome and chromium

im having a problem when im using either chrome or chromium. whenever and whatever im writing, if i hold backspace, the keyboard shuts off, but not completely, just in the browser, i can keep using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is slow in general and freezes after waking up from sleep mode

I have a very new Toshiba Satellite P50 in which I switched windows 8 for Ubuntu. Not a duel boot just a swap. Since then (2 weeks now), Ubuntu seems to pick its good days and bad days. The OS works ...
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Netflix on chromium [duplicate]

After reading an article about Ubuntu's netflix support I decided to try running netflix through chromium but I got this error code: M7063-1913 I assumed that it was a problem with html5 but in the ...
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Blogspot website not opening on Browser

My machine has a 64 bit Ubuntu installed on it. I am trying to access this website from my browser (Chromium as well as Firefox): ...
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My web cam does not work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying to use my laptop's web camera on Chromium web-browser(Version 39.0.2171.65 Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit). I already have installed flash player and FlashPaper too, but the problem is the same: ...
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No WebGL support in chrome

I 'Override software rendering list' and 'Enable WebGL' in chrome://flags but http://get.webgl.org say I don't have WebGL support. I also tried running chrome with --disable-gpu-watchdog but it ...
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A chromium thread using port no other than 443 or 80

I tried ss command to know the status of sockets in my system (ubuntu 14.10 ), $ ss tcp ESTAB 0 0 192.168.1.10:51492 74.125.236.200:https tcp ESTAB 0 0 ...
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Google Chrome does not register mouse movement

Chromium and Google Chrome do not seem to register any events when moving the mouse. For example, links which are normally underlined when the mouse moves over them do not change at all, tooltips are ...
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Installing Box Edit on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Box (the cloud storage service) for my work, and I need to install Box Edit capabilities within my browser. So I downloaded the .exe and ran it through WINE. The installation starts normal, ...
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Can connections to ::1 be made reliable in Chromium?

I just ran into this message from Chromium: The server at [::1] can't be found, because the DNS lookup failed. I was trying to access http://[::1]/, which usually works. This is on an Ubuntu ...
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I have two laptops of the same model with same gpu. WebGL works in chromium in one but not the other

I have two very similar laptops of the same model number. One of them use webgl in chromium while the other cannot, and I cannot figure out why. Some back story: My old laptop developed unrelated ...
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About open source and closed source [closed]

I saw Google's Chrome OS which is running on the Chromebooks and Chromeboxes and I heard that Chrome OS is cosed-source on the Chroomeboks and the open-source version is called Chromium OS. So, Chrome ...
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Can I change background and font color of address bar at Chrome?

I like dark themes for Chrome - but themes not affect at address bar. I also have dark theme at by Xubuntu.
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Video flickering in full screen mode only in chrome and chromium. firefox works fine. intel hd4000, external monitor via hdmi

Since I updated to 14.10 I get some annoying flickering while watching video in chrome and chromium, but only in full screen mode. Firefox works fine, but i prefer chrome/chromium. It worked fine in ...
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“Aw, Snap!” Chrome Web Store (Chromium)

While trying to load the Chrome Web Store (I am using Chromium), I get to see the store for a split second before getting the "Aw, Snap!" page. Any suggestions?
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Chromium “Always on Visible Workspace”

I am on Xfce4 and use several wokrspaces as well as two monitors. And I often use "Always on Visible Workspace" option from window menu summoned from titlebar. But Chromium does not have a title bar ...
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Chrome/Chromium Error Causing Log-in Session to Crash

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed with proprietary Catalyst drivers with Xinerama enabled because I have three monitors. The first time I open Chromium there is no issue. However, if I close Chromium and ...
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How do I install a Flash player in Chromium? [duplicate]

I have two web browsers: Chromium, and Mozilla Firefox. Firefox let see Flash videos but with Chromium, I can not see Flash videos. How may I add Flash playback ability to Chromium?