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

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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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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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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 remove chromium-browser settings from Ubuntu 14.04?

I have already gone through How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium? and I really not getting why the solutions given there are not working for me. What I'm doing is apt-get purge ...
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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 web application shortcuts and the struggle

So i have had some simple problems with the chromium web application shortcut feature in ubuntu. The apps were originally really low res, but that was and easy fix. However, there is one tiny problem ...
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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.
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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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What's the difference between Google Chrome and/or Chromium? What are the advantages/disadvantages to each?

I used Google Chrome in Windows, and am now using Chromium in Ubuntu. Is there any difference to the two programs? What are the advantages and disadvantages to each program? Which one seems better? ...
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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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chromium 37.0 cannot detect flash player in Ubuntu 14.10

I follow this question Chromium 34 and later cannot detect flash plugin and also install pepper flash plugin by using this command sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree but it didn't work.
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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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“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 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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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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Cannot use Flash in Chromium

I need to use YouTube. I have Flash enabled in Chromium's settings, but it always says "could not load shockwave". I am running Lubuntu 13.04
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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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“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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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 ...