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

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Google Chrome does not register mouse movement

Chromium and Google Chrome do not seem to register any events when moving the mouse. For example, links which are normally underlined when the mouse moves over them do not change at all, tooltips are ...
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Installing Box Edit on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Box (the cloud storage service) for my work, and I need to install Box Edit capabilities within my browser. So I downloaded the .exe and ran it through WINE. The installation starts normal, ...
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I have two laptops of the same model with same gpu. WebGL works in chromium in one but not the other

I have two very similar laptops of the same model number. One of them use webgl in chromium while the other cannot, and I cannot figure out why. Some back story: My old laptop developed unrelated ...
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Video flickering in full screen mode only in chrome and chromium. firefox works fine. intel hd4000, external monitor via hdmi

Since I updated to 14.10 I get some annoying flickering while watching video in chrome and chromium, but only in full screen mode. Firefox works fine, but i prefer chrome/chromium. It worked fine in ...
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Chromium “Always on Visible Workspace”

I am on Xfce4 and use several wokrspaces as well as two monitors. And I often use "Always on Visible Workspace" option from window menu summoned from titlebar. But Chromium does not have a title bar ...
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Chrome/Chromium Error Causing Log-in Session to Crash

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed with proprietary Catalyst drivers with Xinerama enabled because I have three monitors. The first time I open Chromium there is no issue. However, if I close Chromium and ...
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How to send user credentials to the proxy in firefox and terminal?

Little background: I am behind a proxy, where we use "automatic proxy config URL" on http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080 Yesterday, my windows box (yes, I have both Ubuntu and Windows) asked me for my ...
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Suddenly Unity went haywire, e.g. application switcher and selection of Chromium tabs do not work

This strange behavior began suddenly while I had Eclipse open and after watching a Youtube video in the Chromium browser. I hadn't changed any Unity configuration nor installed any new packages for ...
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Flash/media content in browser slows entire system

I'm a newbie to Linux and whilst I really like all the different OS' that I've tried (I'm on Ubuntu at the minute but I've tried nearly all of them), I keep running into the same problem. The second ...
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After playing video file with player (VLC, Gnome player) Chrome cant start

I have played video file with video player, after that trying to open google chrome, but it freezes on opening, just shows in status bar chrome panel. And then i loging out from lubuntu and loging ...
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How to set Chromium Proxy in 14.04?

Every guide I find online tells me to set the proxy through the Properties window of Chromium. However, when I try to right-click on the Chromium shortcut, I don't see a 'Properties' option. I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when working in browsers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and enjoy it so far. However, I really don't know how to troubleshoot this issue, and I can't find anything on it. Whenever I use a browser, after a short period of normal ...
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Chromium on Touchscreen opens link in new tab

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a touchscreen laptop (Dell Inspiron 3521) with Chromium installed. When I click on a link with the touchpad (or mouse), the link opens in the same tab. However, when I ...
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Chromium not working with the mic of my logitech 270 webcam

the mic on my Logitech 270 webcam has stopped working, but only on chromium. FFox is fine. Is there anything I can do to debug it? Btw I have tried changing the AV controls, alsa mixer, hangouts set ...
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Window is shifted to the right a few pixels

I am having a small problem with most of my windows shifting to the right of the screen. The task bar on the left side is in the correct position however a gap is left about 20 pixels wide then the ...
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How to avoid chrome store password in seahorse?

I am very concerned about the unencrypted passwords saved by chrome in seahorse. This equipment is shared and used by several people, so any user with the root password can change my user password ...
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How to fix too large fonts in Chromium's title bar, menu and bookmark toolbar?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Chromium version 37.0.2062.94. As you can see fonts in title bar, menu and bookmark bar are too big and ugly. Does someone know how to fix this error?
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Google lightning fast but all other sites painfully slow - ubuntu 12 lts -firefox and chromium wi-fi hotspot

Hi I am new to linux and have had a play with a few different distros (linux mint, ubunto 11, 12 and 14 and lubunto) over the weekend but I have a common problem I have found with browsing (happens ...
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Troubleshooting reproducible LCD blackscreen crash

I have a Latitude D630 that happily runs Ubuntu 32-bit 14.04LTS. However, if I open a specific chrome application in chromium or chrome and attempt to open a particular menu in that app, the entire ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium right click result into uncaught exception

While trying to perform right click on any URL on Chromium it didn't work. So when I open development console I see uncaught Type Error. Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'defaultView' of ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Orca not reading webpages neither in firefox or chromium in ubuntu

I am trying to learn to use Orca Screen Reader in Ubuntu 13.10, but even it seems to work on the desktop, when I enter firefox or chromium to read a website, it reads the address, says "document went ...
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Chromium cannot import bookmarks in other language?

I saved FF bookmarks in html then imported into Chromium, but the bookmarks I saved in other languages won't display properly. The bookmarks are still there, but the title and description (in another ...
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Chromium Inspect Element causes black screen

I am using Chromium Version 34.0.1847.116 Ubuntu 13.10 (260972). When I choose Inspect Element from Chromium, Chromium hangs for about 4 seconds and the entire screen (not just Chromium) goes black. ...
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Different behavior on reboots - Ubuntu server 14.04

I am setting up a Kiosk system using Ubuntu 14.04 server edition which will be located in various places around the state. These are going to be unattended Kiosks and I need to have them boot back up ...
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Error flash chrome in Ubuntu 14.04

Everything was going perfectly But one day, it stop working. From this day, I can neither play any games in the navigator CHROMIUM, and too not can see videos on line (Youtube) Anybody may help me? ...
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chromium-browser --proxy-server debugging

Many places online have pointed out to configure chromium proxy via command can be achieve with the following line chromium-browser --proxy-server=[username]:[password]@[host]:[port] but I got this ...
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Pasting larger blocks of text into Chrome 35 and Chromium doesn't work on ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 Chrome Version: 35.0.1916.114 Chrome Beta Version: Version 36.0.1985.32 beta Chromium Version: 34.0.1847.116 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972) I have noticed that there seems to be a limit ...
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Lightspark doesn't works in firefox 29.0 and Chromium 34.0.1847.116 (ubuntu 14.04)

I need your help, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I've installed Lightspark (lightspark 0.7.2-3ubuntu1) as an alternative to Adobe Flash Player. But Lightspark doesn't works both with Firefox 29.0 and ...
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Problems with Chromium Web Browser

I have a Ubuntu Certified computer with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS pre-installed on it and ever since I got the computer I have had some really annoying problems with the web browser (Chromium) When ever I ...
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Icedtea-7-plugin don't work in Chromium, doesn't show in about:plugins

I'm newbie user of Ubuntu 14.04. I have trouble with: Icedtea-7-plugin don't work in Chromium. It doesn't shows in about:plugins. How I can I fix it? I did: sudo apt-get install icedtea-7-plugin ...
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Chromium glitches when resizing browser window

I have some strange glitches when my browser window is resized. Firefox, and other programs are working fine, only chromium is having issues. I tried to turn on/off gpu acceleration but same problems ...
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“you appear to have flash shared objects disabled” error in Google Chromium 34

http://postimg.org/image/axf5zqbk1/ This only happens with streaming media on ABC's site (abc.go.com) using : Chrome Version 34.0.1847.116 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972) Adobe Flash Player - Version: ...
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chromium does not run with sandbox on 14.04

I cant seem to get chromium which I download from https://download-chromium.appspot.com/ here to work with the sandbox. it works fine with the --disable-setuid-sandbox flag. I have chromium installed ...
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Clear Bling Vgrabber malware from Chromium

When asked to bring up my chrome bookmarks, I got the dreaded Vgrabber and Bling. On Windows 8.1 I would likely just run a system restore. I wiped my computer clean when I installed Ubuntu, so I ...
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Java & Flash problem Chromium Lubuntu 14.04

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 LTS, i have installed icedtea and flash player, they both work in Firefox but i cannot seem to make them work in Chromium. I tried purging chromium and java and flash then ...
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Starting services with custom xsession

I'm new to ubuntu. I've accomplished making chromium start at boot with xsessionrc file, but now I want to get a screenshot of the desktop every minute (which is just chromium basically). I've ...
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Facebook is not responding accordingly in Firefox?

I have Ubuntu 13.10, on Lenovo G585. I have reported some of my problems before, and you were very helpful. Facebook (only) is not responding accordingly only in Firefox, but works fine in Chromium, ...
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Video players don't show up properly in web browsers

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I've noticed that sites that play videos don't display properly. The video shows up distorted in both Firefox and Chromium Web browsers. My desktop PC has an ...
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Embedded players don't display properly in Chromium (or Firefox)

I am new to Unbuntu. I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell Dimension Desktop. It does not have all of the hardware capabilities to run Windows 7. I am very pleased with the Ubuntu operating ...
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Webapps on Ubuntu 13.10

Recently I upgraded my Ubuntu to 13.10 and now I want to install Webapp. I did install the Chromium extension,but couldn't install the package from the repository. It gave error "cannot find the ...
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Unity web apps do not work in Chromium

I am using stock, basic Ubuntu 13.10. I have the Chromium Browser installed from the Software Center, and I have the Chromium web apps extension installed. I have ALL of the Unity web apps, and the ...
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How can I find out what is causing constant chromium-browser disk writes?

Problem: iotop shows small disk writes every 4-5 seconds from chromium. Example output Total DISK READ: 0.00 B/s | Total DISK WRITE: 0.00 B/s TID PRIO USER DISK READ DISK WRITE ...
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System runs unusably slow

Everything was running fine, until I installed a Chromium update, then it became unusably slow, like moving the mouse didn't even do anything on-screen, keyboard didn't really react either... The fan ...