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

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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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Why does Chromium crash within seconds of starting? [closed]

When I start Chromium the program just disappears shortly after the tabs have loaded. I have a fresh install of ubuntu 11.10 that I installed it using the wubi installer. Chromium worked fine when I ...
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Remove all cookies except for app/pinned tabs

Is there a way to remove all cookies, on shutdown, of any websites not pinned? Manually adding websites to the exception list isn't straightforward since some websites saves multiple cookies from ...
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Where do browsers keep temporary files?

How do I get in to my Temp Internet files? In running Ubuntu 11.10 on an HP Laptop I normally use Chromium but still have Fire Fox installed
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Why does custom launcher behavior differ in the Dash and other means of launching? [closed]

I created a custom launcher to launch a web app (e.g., Bit.ly) as a Chromium single-site browser complete with separate Chromium profile and separate icon. (I also created a new category in /etc/xdg/...
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Chromium not opening URLs [closed]

I have installed the nightly build of Chromium using this script I created. I have set it as default web browser, although opening URLs via gnome-open and xdg-open just opens a new tab. Using the ...
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How do I fix Flash issues?

I am having problems with Adobe Flash in Ubuntu, what are my options?
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How to sync my bookmarks with Chromium from a USB flash drive?

Just downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 and I have all my Chrome bookmarks saved on my USB flash drive. How do I sync them with Chromium?
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Recommendation for a download accelerator for Chromium

Firefox is very heavy, so I want to use Chromium but it doesn't have a download accelerator (multisegmented) like Firefox's DownThemAll! What can I do?
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Looking for a button or shortcut for accessing Google Chrome's Create Application Shortcut feature - any ideas?

In Google Chrome, their extremely useful Create Application Shortcuts is buried under Wrench icon > Tools > Create Application Shortcuts. I'd really like a Chrome button, bookmarklet or a even ...
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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 broken - reduced to snail's pace rendering multiple images?

The upgrade to Chromium 15 at the end of October appeared to break my browser, so I rolled back to Chrome 14, and that solved it - but today, that's broken too. Something else must be the cause. I've ...
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Flash problem in firefox ubuntu

i have flash problem on youtube and other flash sites in firefox but they work good in chromium the screen shots firefox chromium how i can i fix this problem ?
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Chromium disappears from the launcher when minimised

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. When I minimise the Chromium browser window, the icon does not appear in the launcher. Instead it simply disappears. It had a video running, so I could still hear the audio ...
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Chromium disappears when minimized [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Chromium disappears from the launcher when minimised I use Ubuntu 11.10. When I use chromium and minimise the window, the window does not appear in the tray. Instead 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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How do I alias `as` to `askubuntu.com` in Chromium?

I keep typing as into chromium's address bar and hitting return, thinking it would take me to askubuntu.com. Is there a way for me to alias it to askubuntu.com, so I stop wasting time closing the tab,...
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How can I disable Chrome/ium's Wrench menu?

Chromium now supports Unity menu bar integration. Because I can use the menu by moving my mouse to the panel, I have no need for the wrench menu. Is there a way to disable it?
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How to revert to Chrome/Chromium 14 (because 15 is slow?)?

Is anyone else finding Chrome/Chromium 15 slow? My specific situation involves a page of thumbnails (where the thumbnail is actually the full image resized using width= and height= ); clicking the ...
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Updating Chromium requires installation of untrusted packages

I can't update my Ubuntu cause it says: Requires installation of untrusted packages The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated sources. chromium-...
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How can I configure external applications used for downloads in Chromium?

I subscribe to emusic and would like to be able to browse and download songs using Chromium. Their downloads are implemented using a special XML file with an .emx extension that can be opened using ...
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Can't close chromium window

My desktop view is taken up completely by a frozen window from the chromium browser and I cannot manage to close it, switch windows, bring up the launcher or minimize it. How can I resolve this ...
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How do I change the default browser?

Despite Chromium being set as my preferred web browser under "System Info", when I click a link in an IM window of Pidgin, it opens in Firefox. How do I make it so that links open in Chromium? I am ...
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Chromify OSD isn't working in 11.10? [closed]

Based on these instructions, I have installed the Google Chrome / Chromium extension Chromify-OSD. But I can't see it working properly. Look at this image to know what I mean. How to make these ...
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How do I get the bleeding edge Chromium?

The following versions of Chromium are available at the moment : Chromium Stable PPA (13.0.782.218) Chromium Beta PPA (14.0.835.126) Ubuntu Repo (14.0.835.202) Chromium Dev PPA (15.0.865.0) Chromium ...
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Chromium extesions are broken [closed]

After upgrade ubuntu to 11.10 chormium doesn't display extensions icons and extensions don't work. How can I fix it?
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Is Firefox not rendering a web page correctly compared to the same version on Windows?

I recently discovered that Firefox on Ubuntu does not render well some web pages compared to how it renders them on Windows (where the rendering is correct) or even to Chromium on the same Ubuntu box (...
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How do I force Chromium's window buttons to the right side when in GNOME?

I prefer Gnome Shell as a DE. The migration from Unity to Gnome Shell in 11.10 is flawless but there is an annoying bug with Chromium. The buttons on Chromium stay on the left side where Gnome Shell ...
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How can I enable Chrome/Chromium Unity integration?

I installed Ubuntu yesterday on a new laptop. After downloading and installing Chrome, I realized that there is no experimental integration Gnome3/Unity flag in about:flags? I remember using the ...
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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 10....
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Why doesn't Chromium get quicker updates?

I'm running 10.04 and i'm still only on v12 even though we've just had v14 pushed out by Google and on 3 Sept a big update to v13 that revoked the Diginotar certificates. I was running a ppa at one ...
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Chromium keeps crashing

I was clearing the cache/temp internet files from chromium, and did a silly thing, while it was still clearing, I close chromium too quickly... Now when I try to clear the cache/temp internet files, ...
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Use generated Kerberos tickets in Chromium browser

Has anyone had luck using Kerberos tickets generated with kinit in Chromium for authenticating to websites? The company I work for supports Kerberos authentication to internal websites, and I'm able ...
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Animals popping up randomly

There are pictures of animals that are popping up randomly on my computer. When I move the mouse over the animal it turns into a a sword icon, and when I click it, the animal disappears but after a ...
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Where can I find Chromium binary tarballs?

Firefox's website provides binary tarballs that I can easily extract and run, is there anything similar available for either Chrome or Chromium? If not, how can I compile so I can run it the same way ...
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How to close one set of Tab identified in Chromium through Command line

How to close one set of Tab identified in Chromium thru Command line; As we can see that a set of tabs are represented thru a PID (process ID). I would like to know how to close the tabs from command ...
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“Print” background colors in PDF using Chrome

I try to save a page as a PDF file but it loses the background colors. I figure this is a standard setting for a printer, but when I save as a PDF I prefer the background colors to stay. How can this ...
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How can I make Chromium app windows count as “their own application” in the Unity launcher?

I'm trying to add a Chromium app window (chromium-browser --app=http://example.org) to the launcher. I've put together a .desktop file and it works, but all instances of Chromium get lumped together. ...
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Third mouse button as paste in Chromium

Has anyone succeeded in getting Chromium to use the third mouse button as paste? At least on the select to copy side I am aware of this extension but unaware of anyone who figured out how to have unix-...
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Is it normal for Google Chome development channel to not have the 'Paste and Go' option in the address bar?

How I've installed On Ubuntu 11.10 I've added the Google to my Software Sources, then used the following commands(not 100% accurate) sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install google-chrome-unstable I ...
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Chromium Instances running as root

Using Lubuntu and its Task Manager (LXTask) I noticed that some instances of Chromium are running as user root. I was kinda shocked because I am always reading only system relevant software should run ...
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Open irc:// links in XChat from Firefox and Chromium

I want to open channels in servers specified in irc:// links in XChat, but directly pointing to XChat binary (in Firefox) did not work - the window to choose servers appears as usual. I don't know how ...
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How do I enable print selection in Chromium

For my own archive I want to print posts from an internet magazine to pdf files. I use Chromium 12.0.742.112 (90304) on Ubuntu 11.04, but the default option to save to pdf doesn't support selection (...
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Chromium's extensions hiding in a menu

After adding then removing a fourth extension from my panel in Chromium, all but the first extension are hidden in a menu like so: I've tried dragging the address bar to the left and the icons ...
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What's the difference between the Chromium PPA and the Chromium offered in the Universe Repo?

Are there differences between this Chromium PPA (https://launchpad.net/~chromium-daily/+archive/stable) and the one in the Universe repository? Are there reasons to choose one over the other? Since ...
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Open mailto: links in Unity with non-default browser webapp?

I use Firefox as my default browser. Email is a Chromium webapp pinned to the launcher, with a Google Apps account so it's basically GMail. Most solutions involve the 'desktop-webmail' application ...
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Adobe Flash Player is not working in Google Chrome [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and current versions of Google Chrome and Chromium. But in both of them flash player is not working. I can watch youtube videos properly. In other sites; it says missing plugin....
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Is there any way to stop Chromium (or Google Chrome) from auto-completing searches in the address bar?

Is there any way to stop Chromium (or Google Chrome) from auto-completing searches in the address bar? The best example of this I have seen is, if you type fire and ice into Chromium’s omnibox and ...
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How to fix this “New tab” issue in Chromium?

When I open a new tab in chromium it switches to another open window in the same workspace only!. And it happens using (CTRL+T), the plus icon, or any other opened tab. What I've done recently: I'...
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Kubuntu Chromium not using the system icons

I'm using Kubuntu 11.04 with Chromium 12.0.742.91 (87961) Ubuntu 11.04 My annoyance is that the menus and dialogues use a strange icons set which I presume to be a default Gnome one. How can I change ...