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

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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 http://...
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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 914....
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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 ...
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How to resolve 'gdk-pixbuf/gdk-pixbuf.h: No such file or directory'

I am trying to compile chromium source on ubuntu 10.10. But I get this "gdk-pixbuf/gdk-pixbuf.h: No such file or directory" error. Can you please tell how can I fix it? I have the '/usr/include/gtk-2....
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apt-build & Chromium PPA

I'd like to build an (optimized) Version of Chromium for my machine with apt-build on Ubuntu 10.04. I've added a Chromium-PPA to my /etc/sources.list.d/ like this: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/...
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With Xmarks closing down, what is a good alternative?

I'd like to keep my bookmarks synced between different browsers, computers, and operating systems. What's the best browser plugin or other solution to keep my bookmarks synced between all of these?
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Chromium doesn't work

My chromium browser doesn't work for some reason. What I mean by that is that it doesn't even start up when I click on chromium icon or choose chromium from applications menu. What might be the ...