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

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Chromium Upgrade

I am a teacher. We have some Linux computers and a while back I was able to get the chromium upgrade onto those computers. However, now when I try I get the following message (see picture). My ...
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Desktop graphics (compiz) buttery smooth, but Chromium says “hardware acceleration unavailable”

I have the ATI Wrestler Radeon HD 6320 in my laptop, and it works great with Compiz (the animations are buttery smooth). Chromium says "Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable" for ...
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Need Chromium/Adobe Flash player on 32 bit syatem

I'm new to ubuntu(ubuntu 14.04) and have an ancient 32-bit system.I need the flash player to run(latest version).SO,for that,How do i install chromium?.i already tried using the command terminal(sudo ...
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MathJax style in chromium browser

In the chromium browser, MathJax usually show up like this: but on windows and LaTeX, it is Is there a way to change it?
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Error launching Chromium browser

I am getting the following error while launching Chromium. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Using PPAPI flash. chromium-browser --ppapi-flash-path=/usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libpepflashplayer.so --ppapi-...
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Error installing chromium in ubuntu

I get the following error when I try to install chromium E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2): Here's what i tried: sudo apt-get install chromium browser [sudo] password for ...
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How to install pepper flash

I cant install pepper flash on lubuntu 15.10 I want to get it running on chromium 32 bit system.
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System keeps logging me off repeatedly after chromium install on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty for some time now. I recently performed all the updates and had to restart system. After restart I received a message saying software updater was unable to ...
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Pepper flash plugin for 32-bit support has ended?

Does anyone know if the 32-bit of pepper flash plugin support has ended? I use chromium btw.
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flash player plugin problem

I am trying to build pepperflash manually as it won't open from my software centre. Following these instructions: cd git clone https://github.com/i-rinat/freshplayerplugin.git cd freshplayerplugin ...
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How do I reinstall the default Apparmor Chromium profile in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried using 'aa-logprof' to modify the default Apparmor Chromium profile (since it doesn't work), but I think I may have messed up the profile because after editing the profile the 'aa-enforce' did ...
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How do I automatically apply the same theme to Chromium for all new users?

Note: when I say Chromium, I mean both Google Chrome and Chromium. What I do know about applying the same settings for applications to all new users is either defining an schema/override file in /usr/...
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Can't run chromedriver and google-chrome-stable at the same time

Up until now I've been using chromium as my default browser and have been running java-selenium test automation with chromedriver (which I've downloaded and manually specified its location to the ...
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Publishing publishing chromium - desktop web-app to Ubuntu Software center?

does anyone knows whether chromium based applications are accepted by Ubuntu? I was reading the entire 'developer' section but couldn't get a glue yet. My mix is: PHP/NGINX/Node-JS for server side, ...
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Where can I download chrome-stable-current?

I installed Chrome Version 42.0.2311.90 from an old .deb package, but now I get ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR when trying to load any Google site (*.google.com, where * can be mail, plus, contacts, etc.). ...
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Netflix in Chromium on 32-bit Ubuntu systems

With the death of Chrome for 32-bit Ubuntu, is there a way to watch Netflix using Chromium? The old Firefox/pipelight solution works, but performance is much worse than native Netflix on Chrome. The ...
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MegaSync freezes on firefox and doesn't recognise on chromium

I have installed Mega Sync on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. sudo dpkg -i megasync-xUbuntu_14.04_amd64.deb I have signed in to my Mega Account but when I try to download a file using Firefox, Mega Sync ...
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chromium-browser in vnc window: how to go to a different url without being logged out

I want to do some scripted screengrabbing from my site, and to do this i'm running a headless chromium-browser on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. At the moment, as a proof of concept, i'm watching it via a ...
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Error running android app on chromium

after adding "extName": { "description": "Extension name", "message": "COC" }
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Building AppRTCDemo failed in LINK md5sum_bin_host

I have done all instructions to build AppRTCDemo on Ubuntu 15.10 in this link http://webrtc.org/native-code/android/ and when I'm trying this command "ninja -C out/Debug AppRTCDemo" i get this result ...
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Disabled History, Cache, and Cookies Chromium

How to disable history, cache and cookies at chromium without incognito mode? my friend always using my chromium without incognito mode, so there's always history pile up, so i must always clear my ...
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Chromium not loading google related sites, youtube ubuntu ask etc [duplicate]

noob here having issues with google, youtube, etc not loading running 12.04 LTS. I uninstalled and reinstalled chromium various times. I'd hate to reinstall 12.04 as i have had issues with various ...
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Unusual font on some sites (like Facebook)

Some of the fonts on popular web sites (like Facebook) have changed since I reinstalled 14.04 LTS. I'd only originally had it installed for about a week, and the fonts seemed normal. But since ...
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“SSL Protocol Error” in Chromium for several Google web sites after installing Ubuntu Security Updates for libnss3

Scenario: Laptop computer running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (64-bit) ("Precise Pangolin") Issue: In the Chromium web browser - "Version 37.0.2062.120 Ubuntu 12.04 (281580) (64-bit)" - after having installed ...
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xdg-email can't find thunderbird

Clicking a mailto link in chromium-browser it executes xdg-email mailto:example@example.com (or maybe without "mailto:", which seems to be the same thing). In my case this opens kmail instead of ...
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'Spell-checker options' missing in context menu Chromium

Apparently in Chrome, there's the entry 'Spell-checker options' in the context menu when typing (see screenshot below from Makeuseof.com) Now, I use Chromium, and when typing an email in Google ...
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google chrome on chromium freeze while play video full screen on facebook

while i play a video on my Ubuntu 15.10 in chrome or chromium in full screen mode at moment i use ctrl+tab or volume up or exit from full screen will freeze and i can do any thing even logout or ...
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Do Iceweasel or Chromium browsers directly support JACK audio?

I found nothing while googling for JACK audio support of Chromium and Iceweasel. Still, I wanted to ask the question here in case I missed something. Thanks.
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Ubuntu 14.04 (64bits) gets stuck

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've set up Chromium. Periodically, when I type something in url-field or just being on some site, system gets stuck and doesn't react to any actions. ctrl+alt+...
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Watch NetFlix on Chromium or Firefox

Since Chrome will soon no longer provide updates for 14.04 LTS and this leaves at least a one month gap until 14.04 LTS 64bit comes out I need a way to watch Netflix on either Chromium or Firefox. I ...
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How to launch a Chromium app from the terminal?

I've installed the text editor Text as a Chromium application. My usual approach to opening the editor is to use the menu options provided by the GUI. How can I launch the editor using the command ...
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Skype has a delay in opening links

I am in a skype chat group which frequently posts links to pics (usually about 10 pics per hour), but whenever I click on one of them, it takes about 45 seconds to 1 min for them to open in my ...
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Secure browsing

I would like to hear from you suggestions, how to improve security during browsing. Let's say that I am going to use Chromium. With this extensions: Web of Thrust (to be noticed, if i visit bad ...
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chromium on linux - clipboard won't be transferred over rdesktop to win7

well the title say it all... when I copy some text in chromium on Ubuntu and want to paste that into some text-munching field (editor, form, browser) on a windows 7 machine connected via ...
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Chromium causes high Xorg CPU usage

As said in the title, often Chromium causes a high load because of Xorg using between 50%-90% of CPU. It happens without any evident pattern (maybe it's related to the pinned tabs, but I'm not too ...
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Redirection to ad pages in browsers

I have a serious problem when visiting web pages, with anything in any moment, as you can see in the screenshots. photo1 - ubuntu-es | photo 2 - ask ubuntu | i.imgsafe.org/373b693.png | i.imgsafe.org/...
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Google Chromium Fresh Install takes 15-20 seconds to load on Ubuntu 15.10

For some reason, chromium is taking extremely long to load on a freshly installed system. The log file can be found on gist: https://gist.github.com/sgaucoin/f75e94db52ca458fde4e uname -a produces ...
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How to adjust cursor size in Ubuntu/Chromium?

How to adjust cursor size in the Ubuntu/Chromium? I have installed this on an aging Acer One netbook. I had replaced the original Windows XP with Ubuntu 14 but due to the size of this little netbook....
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Frequent 2 minutes pauses on web browser requests

A few days ago I did a clean install of Ubuntu (15.10), and applied all updates. Everything seems to be fine, except an annoying issue with web browsing. I've seen the same issue in both Chromium and ...
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chromium browser becomes unresponsive when Minecraft is in-game

I can't use Chromium browser (also affects Google Chrome) while playing Minecraft in another window. The browser becomes extremely unresponsive. If I exit the Minecraft game and just run the title ...
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Weird fonts in Chromium after installing PipeLight

I executed the following commands in order to install PipeLight: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pipelight/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --install-recommends pipelight-multi -y sudo ...
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Firefox slow at loading websites on Ubuntu 14.04

I am having a little problem with Firefox on my Ubuntu, and I was wondering if someone could help me. The problem is that my Firefox started to act very slow after the v43.0 update. I am using Ubuntu ...
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Chrome/chromium very slow after idle in ubuntu 15.10

I have this pretty strange problem with both chrome and chromium browser. While working with them they are perfectly fine and fast browsers, but if I leave my PC idle for some time like 10+ minutes ...
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Chromium doesn't start if Apparmor is enforced in Ubuntu 14.04.3

If I do: aa-enforce /etc/apparmor.d/usr.bin.chromium-browser Chromium launcher icon goes bright & fade for sometime and Chromium doesn't start. However, if I do this: aa-complain /etc/...
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Can I just delete Chromium without hurting my Chrome application / program at all?

I get the basic premise that one can be added to or made custom from user to user. I ask only because I am simply just an average user who views online videos, i.e.: Netflix or YouTube. I have for ...
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How to change the position of extension icons in Chromium 47?

I've noticed a new interface change in Chromium 47. Extension icons are now shown in the menu. Is there a way to revert this change?
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Chromium will not start - libffmpeg problem

When starting chromium-browser from terminal I get: /usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser: error while loading shared libraries: libffmpeg.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Where does chromium store the google drive data?

I had a bunch of offline work deleted during a sync to google drive using chromium. The changes are not shown in the history. I'm trying to see if I can find the old changes/content on my computer. ...
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Installing Chrome Remote Desktop

I'm trying to install chrome Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but keep on getting the following error: The package is of bad quality The installation of a package which violates the quality ...
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Chrome and its Suid sandbox

ever when I try to run some application i encounter following error inside my console. > [19820:1120/003831:ERROR:browser_main_loop.cc(170)] Running withou the SUID sandbox! See > https:...