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

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chromium version 37 and youtube

I am running mint 14 - amd 64 bit. mate desktop. My current version of chromium is Version 37.0.2062.120 Built on Ubuntu 12.04, running on LinuxMint 13 (281580) (64-bit)} The youtube problem is with ...
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How to configure chrome to open magnet url's with deluge?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 (natty) from 10.10, I can no longer open magnet (torrent) links in Chromium, and set deluge to automatically open and accept the url. (Edit: currently ".torrent" ...
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“Boot Partition not Found” While booting ATB chromium os from external hard drive

So I recently installed ATB Chromium OS build on a partition on my external hard drive. When I try to boot from BIOS it says "Boot Partition not Found" and normally boots Ubuntu. Gparted recognizes ...
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how to restore Session Buddy for Chrom* sessions?

The extension has saved lost of very important browsing sessions. Can I just copy the extension from some folder and paste it into appriopraite folder when needed? If so where is the folder?
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Why won't chromium load a PDF file but firefox will?

I was on the url below using Chromium Version 41.0.2272.76 Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). A page at DMV's website and went to load the "CAP application" and kept getting the error message "Aw snap! something ...
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How do I make Thunderbird open links in Chromium?

Using Xubuntu 12.04 I want to be able to click links in Thunderbird emails and have them open in Chromium (package name chromium-browser). Instead, they open in Firefox. I have tried the following: ...
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NETWORK_FAILED “Chrome Web Store”

I can't install any extension from the chrome web store. I'm using the latest version of chromium on Ubuntu, I tried to disable all previously installed extensions, remove individual cookies clearing ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium causes black screen

While using chromium normally, some URL's cause my computer to go black screen. Computer works fine but cant see anything. Can change to console using Ctrl+Alt+F1 but still black screen (I think the ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I make Chromium use Flash from Google Chrome?

Now, that Adobe has stopped issuing new releases for Linux desktops, the only option for users is to use Google Chrome, for those who want to use the latest Flash updates. I use Chromium. Is there any ...
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Chromium Login Bug

Every time I start Chromium I get: Your profile could not be opened correctly. (repeated in many different pop-up windows--6 to be precise). I have to then sign in (again). Please help. Here is ...
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Get Flash 15 on Ubuntu

I know, it's been asked before but I couldn't really get a satisfying answer for some details/backgrounds and I guess it's an important question for many. Some application seem only to be running ...
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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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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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“Your profile could not be opened correctly.” while opening Chrome/ium

The Error reads: Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable. Please check that the profile exists and you have permission to read and write its contents. I have ...
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Chromium profile “could not be opened correctly” errors

For some reason I've recently been getting a profile error on chromium: I can't seem to see what the problem is, is it associated with the fact that chromium thinks it hasn't been shut down ...
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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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How do I make all links open in Chromium or Chrome's incognito mode?

How do I configure Ubuntu or Xubuntu such that when I click on a link, Chromium/Chrome opens in "Incognito mode"?
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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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Flash for Ubuntu ARM?

How would I get flash to work on Ubuntu 12.04 on an ARMv7 processor Chromebook? If there is no direct method then would it be possible for me to some how use the Chromebooks built in flash player on ...
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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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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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Java will not run in Chromium, Google Chrome and Firefox

I am having major issues with Ubuntu and Kubuntu with regards to Java on websites using Chromium, Google Chrome or Firefox. I have tried everything to install Java, but it's not happening. Ubuntu ...
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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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ctrl + a doesn't work in browsers

The combination for select all (Ctrl+A) doesn't work in a browser (either if we speak about firefox or chromium). It doesn't work if I try to clik in to the adress bar nor if I try to use it to select ...
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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 install the latest stable version of Chromium?

Is there an easier way to install Chromium than what is described here? Furthermore, is there an easier way to stay up to date with current Chromium releases rather than having to re-build Chromium ...
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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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How to set which application is launched by xdg-open?

I have run update-alternatives as well as gnome preffered apps selection thing. And all point to have chromium browser as default. Yet when I run xdg-open http://askubuntu.com firefox is launched! ...
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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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“Open Containing Folder” In Firefox & Chrome Doesn't Highlight The File In Nautilus

I won't say I am new to Ubuntu, but I have been on and off for several years -- although I find myself on Ubuntu more than on Windows nowadays I still consider myself a newbie. I am currently using ...
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Find out which file a process is writing when PID changes all the time

Using tools like iotop one can monitor the i/o of individual processes which is fine, but you do not find out which directory a process writes into. If the PID would always be the same that would not ...
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GPU accelerated Chromium

I'm running a fresh install of Xubuntu 12.04 and I'd like to know how can I activate my nVidia card's GPU acceleration inside the latest stable Chromium. I wanted to play an MP4 file without the CPU ...
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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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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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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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How to install windows media player plugin on chromium?

There is a website that streams local TV and it requires windows media player plugin. I have LUbuntu freshly installed, but it simply says "Missing Plug-in". It doesn't say anything about what ...
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Chromium and Chrome crashing too often (Ubuntu 14.04)

So, something weird has been happening this week. Chrome and Chromium have started to freeze and subsequently crash. My system keeps going on fine, but Chrome and Chromium freeze and then close up. ...
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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.