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

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All fonts look weird in emails and on websites, how can I fix this?

I've just installed Ubuntu and my fonts look weird on website and in emails. Below are some screenshots of thunderbird and chromium. The problem occurs in the following programs: Chromium Firefox ...
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How to change bgcolor of active tab in chrome/chromium?

This question complements the question How to change web browser's tab bar background color or image? It seems changing the whole tab bar bgcolor is not difficult, but how about changing the bgcolor ...
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Skype in Outlook.com in Ubuntu won't work

I wouldn't normally ask a question like this on AskUbuntu - it's more related to web browsers is what some people might say. But, if you read on, you'll see why I'm asking it on this forum: If I go ...
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How to clean up windows in Chromium

I've been experimenting with Xubuntu and I noticed something a little strange when using Chromium. Due to Chromium's unique "tab" feature, you essentially have a duplicate title bar that uses extra ...
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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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flashplayer not working in Chromium

I am using Chromium Version 36.0.1985.125 on Ubuntu 12.04 . My flashplayer is working just fine in Firefox, but it is not working in chromium. I get the message "flashplayer upgrade required" when I ...
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How can I enable java in Chromium?

I've got java working on firefox in Ubuntu 11.04, but using the same page on chromium tells me java cannot be found. How can I enable java on chromium in my Ubuntu 11.04?
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Chromium stays in backgound

I'm running Thunderbird 31.0, FireFox 13.0 and Chromium 36.0.1985.143 on Ubuntu 14.04. Both Thunderbird and Chromium are open and running. When I click on a link in an email in Thunderbird I expected ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - Chromium didn't shut down correctly

Today I installed the new (X)Ubuntu release 14.04 and installed my favorite internet browser "Chromium" via the repositories. However, Chromium always complains that: Chromium didn't shut down ...
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How to properly add webapps to unity on 13.10

I'm new to ubuntu, and one of the features that made the change from windows was the integrated webapps. I installed ubuntu 13.10, installed the unity-webapps-service and the unity-chromium-extension ...
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Install Ubuntu in ChromeBox Samsung

I am following this guide to install Ubuntu on my Samsung Chomebox dual boot chrome and Ubuntu I have trouble with step 3 is that the example places the Chromebox ASUS and I have the Samsung which ...
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Strange titles (and bookmarks) in chromium in xubuntu

Chromium browser in xubuntu doesn't show Persian titles. For example this site: www.farsnews.com Screenshot (just title): How can I fix that? I noticed it happens in bookmarks too. Screenshot: ...
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Opening Chrome with Launcher in 14.04 doesn't take focus

Using the Launcher to open Chrome (Super, chrome, enter) does not take focus from what ever application was running previously. Kinda defeating the purpose of the Launcher. At the same time, the ...
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Youtube videos don't play on Facebook. (Chromium)

I just started using chromium on ubuntu 14.04 and I went on my Facebook profile page and wanted to start a video that I posted there from youtube and saw that it didn't work. It says that a plugin for ...
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How does Chromium browser select its default sans serif font?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and I got problems with the fonts after installing Kubuntu desktop. For example <html> <body> <p style="font-family: Sans-Serif;"> ...
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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 ...
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Chromium-browser doesn't see adobe flash after 33 to 36 update [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 After Chromium update from standard repos flash doesn't works in Chromium. Flash is installed in the system, and Firefox can use it. How can I restore flash functionality in ...
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Not shrink the tag of each tab, when opening more tabs in chrome browser?

When opening more and more tabs (50+) in chrome browser, the tag of each tab becomes smaller and smaller, which makes switching between tabs difficult and the name on the tag disappear eventually. It ...
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Some Youtube videos won't play in Kubuntu 14.04 and Chromium 36.0.1985.125

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and Chromium 36.0.1985.125. I'm finding that some YouTube videos give me the error: The Adobe Flash Player is required for video playback. But most other videos work ...
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Chromium/Chrome not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to my Dell Inspiron with Intel Core i7. Everything is OK except the Chromium. I completed the installation successfully from the Software Center. However when I ...
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How to “Hide the notification icon” of Chromium? [duplicate]

Details are given of how to Hide the notification icon in Windows and on a Mac. So far I cannot find an equivalent option in my version of Chromium 36.0.1985.125 Ubuntu 12.04 (283153). If it ...
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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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Keybord input not work in Chromium 34 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972) [using Fcitx would avoid this issue]

Updated: Replacing iBus with Fcitx would be a good solution for this issue. After my test, Fcitx English, Chinese input methods do work in Chromium 34 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972), and of course in ...
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How do I install Chromium from the command line?

I have already tried using the Ubuntu Software Center, but it won't install the Chromium browser. How can I install it using the terminal?
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Unable to type anything on Chromium

I have the latest 14.4 Lubuntu (Spanish) version already updated. I have found the same bug in two machines. The machines are a 11 year old P4 2.5Ghz, Geforce mx 420 and a 9 year old Dell laptop ...
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How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium?

I'm having a problem with Chrome and one of its extensions, so I want to completely uninstall everything. I've uninstalled Chrome through the Software Center, but when I reinstall it, all of my ...
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Chromium and flash plugin problem? [duplicate]

I've already installed flash plugin using sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer. Flash plugin is working on firefox browser, but chromium still asks for me to install flush plugin.
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Flash Player installed with update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree is not working on YouTube on Chromium

I was following the instructions on this page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Chromium/Getting-Flash . I run this in the terminal: sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install and I get this output: ...
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specific webpage (url) not loading (ubuntu 12.04)

for few days now, I can not load a specific page, which is "https://www.facebook.com/" alon or with either "?ref=logo" or or "?ref=tn_tnmn" (which are actually all leading to the same old facebook ...
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How to stop getting error messages in terminal

When I open the chrome browser through terminal, I keep getting some error messages in the terminal. [3067:3067:0801/081834:ERROR:CONSOLE(121)] "Uncaught Strict get failed, invalid object.", source: ...
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Network problem: Chrome would not load sites that Firefox does

I am running a Ubuntu 13.04. I had both Chrome and Firefox installed, and the former does not load most websites. There is no proxy, and I have disabled the firewall. I connect to the internet ...
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How to remove a URL shortcut from the unity panel

I have Ubuntu 12.04. I was watching a video on chromium and I went up to the global menu and there was an option of create app shortcuts. I tried it and now I want to remove it. I added it to the ...
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Cannot install packages in Lubuntu 12.04

I've just installed lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer aspire one netbook. I've noticed that although chromium-browser is installed, it doesn't come with a flash-player. I tried to install it using sudo ...
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Chromium does not start (launch seems to start but not opening the application)

Ubuntu 14.04 fully updated every day Chromium does not start since some more days. No idea why. I uninstalled and made new installation from Synaptic just now. No error message at installation. ...
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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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Really?! Installing Java in web browsers is a pain! [duplicate]

I have to install Java in my browser (which I never needed in the last two years, since I'm running this installation of Ubuntu). I'm trying Firefox and Chromium... Anything that works will be OK. ...
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How can I cache specific web pages for offline viewing?

I occassionally need to work offline by accident or design. I'd like to maintain a flexible list of web pages that I can cache for easy offline access. Notes: I'd like to simulate online browsing ...
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chromium browser 34 version repository download

Can someone please help me with downloading chromium browser 34 version, any repository or ppa. I want chromium-browser 34 version only. Thanks in advance
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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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Install non-aura chromium on 14.04 LTS

I just upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and for some reason chromium installed as aura. I tried purging it and reinstalling but am still get it.
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Chromium webbrowser freezes when start (ERROR:nss_util.cc(397))

For some reason, while I was browsing the chrome web store (and about 9 other tabs), the browser got frozen (the window got darker, meaning it was processing). I also had just put my google-password ...
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Cursor Disappearing After Starting Web Browser [closed]

My Specification Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit Kernel 3.2.0-23-generic-pae VGA Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller X.org 1.11.3 My /etc/X11/xorg.conf content: ...
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While Installing the “Universe” Source I get the following error “Failed to download repository information”

this is my first time posting on AskUbuntu so forgive me if I make any mistakes in my post. About an hour ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, I went to the Ubuntu Software Center to install my ...
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How can I hide Chrome apps from the Unity Dash?

It annoys me that Chrome dumps all the Chrome apps that are installed into the Unity dash (note: I mean APPS, not the shortcuts you can install). I have tried to use Alacarte to hide the Chrome Apps ...
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Where can I find the newest version of Chromium browser for ARM?

Does anyone make builds of the Chromium Browser for the ARM architecture? The available version in the repos is version 28 while the newest stable version is v36. I understand there are no offical ...
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Installing breach browser

EDIT: Just look at the accepted answer. I wasn't how it worked at the time of writing so I just guessed below. I am new to Linux so this might be a noob question. I am trying to install a new web ...
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Chrome browser problem in xubuntu 14.04

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 and when i downloaded and installed google chrome after updating database chrome gets fonts like this:
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Tabs in fullscreen Chrome/Chromium

I love Chrome and Chromium, but when I go full screen, I can't get to my other tabs anymore, which I can with Firefox. So my questions are: Am I alone or is this universal? Is there a fix? Is ...
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One AMD CPU core is always at 100% load while Chrome is just displaying a blank page

Chrome and Chromium (just open a blank tab) consumes 100% of one CPU. Now I am on Firefox and it works well. (But I like Chrome) $ uname -a Linux x 3.13.0-30-generic #55-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 4 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Cannot connect to Starbucks Free attn Wifi, DNS issue

first off, I'm a bit of a newbie and networking stuff is not my forte. So I've been pulling my hair out for the last hour trying to get my 12.04 Ubuntu partition to connect to an AT&T hotspot in ...