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

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Does 64bit Chromium include the Flash plugin

I tried to find this in Chromium's website but the don't mention it. I know that that Chromium 32bit comes with the Flash plugin included, but does the 64bit version include it too?
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What is the command to open a webpage in a new chromium tab?

So I know that if I use chromium-browser --app=http://... That it will open a new Application Shortcut window without the tab bar or navigation bar. I want to know the command that will open a webpage ...
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Why is scrolling in Chromium super-smooth with Openbox but not with Compiz?

I have an extension for Chromium called Smooth-Scroll. While I use Openbox the scrolling is noticeably smooth with some thin ripples. Compiz is much more jerky. This is with Chromium 10; 11 hasn't ...
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Overlay scrollbar for Chromium browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enable Overlay Scrollbars In all Applications Will Chromium Browser ever get overlay scrollbar? Like this:
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Can't set Chromium as default browser

I open Chromium and the browser ask me if I want to set it as my default browser. I click on "set as default" and close the browser. But when I open Chromium again I get the same question. Ubuntu ...
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Running gmail on chrome in a separate icon on docky?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with docky. I use Google Chrome as a default web browser. Is there any way that Docky has a separate launcher like "gmail" with the icon and when I click it, a gmail is ...
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How can I execute a command through a browser?

I'm trying to create a link that will run a command (more specifically, open an ebook). Is there a way to do this?
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Can any browser switch to already open tab, if address you're opening is already open?

If "https://mail.google.com" is already open a tab, it it possible to have a browser switch to that tab if I try opening "https://mail.google.com" in a different tab? What if I try opening the new ...
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My Facebook doesn't work on Ubuntu 10.10 but works on Windows XP

I have both operating systems installed on my PC, but Facebook only works on XP. I have tried Firefox and Chromium, but it works the first time, but after I log in it doesn't work, and can only open ...
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Known Chrome/Chromium themes that match popular themes

Searching for themes for Chromium I found this: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/03/6-google-chrome-ubuntu-themes-radiance-ambiance-elementary-dust-etc/ Can you guys point to some other ...
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Chromium wakes up 300 times a second

If I've got a gmail tab open and nothing else, running powertop shows Wakeups-from-idle per second : 414.5 interval: 30.0s no ACPI power usage estimate available Top causes for wakeups: 61.9% ...
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Should I force enable hardware acceleration in the browser?

Neither firefox nor chromium have hardware acceleration enabled by default right now. Firefox 4 has an option its registry to force it: layers.acceleration.force.enabled , which is by default set to ...
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Should I use No-Script?

I hear that web-browsing is the most likely origin of malware on a computer these days. I also hear that one doesn't need to worry about viruses on Linux. So, should I use a browser extension that ...
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How to change touchpad behaviour in chromium/firefox?

I have ASUS laptop which has two finger scrolling, and it works out of the box. When I am using firefox or chromium in kubuntu, middle click by external mouse on any of the link opens that link in new ...
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How do I put a web application on the Launcher?

Sometimes I see pictures of screenshots with people with web applications and nice icons on their launcher, how can I set this up?
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Chromium: Anti Ad Plugin(s)/Addon(s)?

I've got Chromium installed from their PPA. Is there anywhere that various addons or plugins for anti-advertising and similar functionality are listed, so that I can add the addons to my ...
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How to edit “Most Visited” section of new tab page in Chromium?

When I open a new tab in Chromium, it displays the 'new tab' page, which (among other things) contains the 'most visited' pages. I want to add a new webpage to that list. How do I do that? I've ...
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Chromium 12 still showing older icon

I just upgraded to Chromium 12 using daily build ppa. But Chromium is still showing older icon on the gnome panel and appication menu. But it shows new icon if I create shortcut on the desktop and it ...
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How can I get Chromium to download PDF files automatically?

When I click on a PDF link on Chromium I get a 'Missing Plug-in' page. It used to be that it would download the PDF and then I could view it with Evince. To do this now I have to right click and ...
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How do I launch Chromium with multiple tabs open using the main menu?

I don't want this to be default behavior for Chromium though.
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Chrome/Chromium middle mouse button for scroll Linux, Mac

Clicking the middle button does't allow me scroll the page. Is there any way to fix this behavior? Information: Ubuntu 10.10 Chromium 9.0.597.94 Logitech MX518 Update: also Chrome, and the other ...
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Where do I submit a .desktop file updated with the Unity Launcher API?

Specifically, I decided to update the desktop file for Google Chrome to add a static quicklist (like is already present in Windows 7). Where do I have to submit it for inclusion in Ubuntu?
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txmt URL Handler for Chromium does not work

I used the instructions in the answer to this question but it won't open when I click those links in my browser. I can go to terminal, and type xdg-open and then paste the txmt link, and it will work, ...
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How to make Chrome/Chromium remember passwords in the gnome seahorse keyring?

Is it possible to make chrome or chromium (as that comes default in the repos) to use the Gnome seahorse as password vault? I have not found a way to do this for Firefox either, but maybe a solution ...
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How to set current default font-families to websites in Chromium?

I would like to set a default font-family in Chromium. I want to make a Chinese font !important for all the pages.
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Where are chromium extensions located?

Where are extensions stored once they've been installed to Chromium?
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Chromium Error 105 (net::ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED)

Sir, I am using both Chromium and Firefox on Ubuntu 10.10. While Firefox works fine, Chromium gives Error 105 (net::ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED) for all sites except Google searches, i.e. if I type anything ...
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Facebook doesn't work with Chromium, works fine with Firefox [closed]

My Facebook doesn't work with Chromium, but it works fine with Firefox.
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Chrome desktop notifications use notify-osd?

Is there a way to make Chrome/Chromium's notifications use notify-osd instead of the ugly boxes it uses by default?
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Turn off all sounds from websites

Often, I am listening to music of my choosing. Is there a way to preemptively turn off all sounds originating from websites? I don't want to click the 'mute' button once the page loads. And ...
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Is there any way of changing the font size of the tabs in Chromium?

Is the a way of changing the font size of the tabs in Chromium? Chromium 8.0.552.237 (70801)
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Why does Chrome have so many processes on my machine?

I've got almost 20 processes for google chrome (whilst only having 4 tabs open, all with barebones HTML) , all hogging memory and either saying futex_wait_queue_me or poll_schedule_timeout. My fan ...
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How to activate WebGL in Chromium Beta?

Does anyone succeeded in activating WebGL in Chromium Beta in Ubuntu 10.04? I've tried everything at http://khronos.org/webgl/wiki/Getting_a_WebGL_Implementation but I still can't use ...
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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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Chromium stopped working

When I open Chromium the tabs do not load (even the New Tabs). First, I tried to remove (actually, rename) ~/.config/chromium to chromium_old and nothing got better. Then I purged and removed all ...
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How can I make Chromium open apt links with xdg-open?

Hello I installed this extension because I want to open apt links clicked in Chromium with xdg-open. I have looked at this help but haven't been successful. How can I acheive this?
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Can you force open links that create a new tab, in the same tab?

I use chromium. Many times, I am following links, from one page to another, and I am done with the current tab and dont want to open a link that might possibly open in a new tab. I tried some ...
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Can I use the Chrome Web Store in Chromium?

Can I use the Chrome Web Store in Chromium? Or do I have to install Chrome for that.
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Prism equivalent for Chromium?

I want to use Prism, but I don't want to use Firefox. Is there some similiar technology to Prism, based on Chromium instead of Firefox? Thanx for your answers
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How does one change the chromium icon automatically after updating?

I use the daily ppa build of Chromium. The daily build uses a PNG I believe instead of an SVG, so it looks rather horrid on my dock. And zoomed in: (Not too sure why the icon is getting clipped ...
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Check if a file has been uploaded?

Is there anyway for me to tell if a particular file has been uploaded from just my desktop? I'm using Ubuntu and uploaded the file with Chromium.
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Devanagari fonts displayed improperly in Chromium

I cant view Devanagari (Marathi/Hindi) fonts properly in: Chromium 7.0.531.0 (60146) Built on Ubuntu 9.04, running on Ubuntu 10.04 The same is at my home, running 10.04. Here are some screenshots: ...
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Why doesn't Chromium have “Chrome PDF Viewer” plugin?

The Chrome build from Google has a Chrome PDF Viewer plugin which is really nice. But, the Chromium builds don't seem to have it (nothing shows up in about:plugins). How do I get the plugin in ...
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Why does Chrome video performance substantially degrade after waking from suspend in 10.10?

Note: For some more details, some of which may not be true given what I've figured out, see this post. When I first boot my computer, video performance (both native H.264 HTML5 in YouTube and Vimeo, ...
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Is Chromium still under consideration for Unity?

During uds-m there were discussions to include Chromium as the default browser for the - back then - netbook edition. However, it was opted to stay with Firefox. Have there been further discussions ...
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Why does Google search always count more results in Firefox or Chrome than in Chromium?

It really puzzles me that any Google search counts far more "results" in Firefox or Chrome than in Chromium. Google says "About 1.460.000 results" for "natty narwhal" in Firefox or Chrome but only ...
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Chromium fonts are buggy

In Ubuntu 10.10 I changed KDE applications fonts settings on «systemsettings» (I enabled anti-aliasing, I think this is the problem), and all fonts in Chromium Browser do not render as they would, ...
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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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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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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 ...