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

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Special characters (Swedish) don't work in Chromium

In Swedish there are three extra letters (åäö) in the alphabet that function perfectly in every other application in Xubuntu 12.04 except for Chromium (I can type them in the Terminal but they show up ...
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How to launch chromium with specific user

The chromium browser allows to have multiple users with individual bookmarks, extension etc. within chromium. Is it possible to launch chromium with parameters which specify which user to be loaded. ...
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Chromium browser text too big on HiDPI Display

I am running the Chromium browser on my Ubuntu 10.04 virtual machine. It seems that the text in the tabs and titles is over compensating for the HiDPI support and it looks too big. Screenshot: Is ...
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Chromium not playing video or audio. Firefox does

My OS is ubuntu 14.04, I am using mozilla firefox and Adobe flash player, these working fine for video and other utilities in good speed. My problem here is that I also use Chrome, here video and ...
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Use Google Open ID to automatically create accounts/login to Ubuntu

What I'd love to be able to do is to have the ability to use Google's Open ID system to have users automatically authenticate with Ubuntu. Yes, it would be Chromium OS-like in its login but there are ...
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every time i open chromium i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx [closed]

Every time i open chromium-browser in by ubuntu 14.04 i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx otherwise i cannot open any webpage it shows me this message after entering the above ...
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Chromium extensions gallery causes black screen

I have the same issue like the one described here [question]:Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium causes black screen , the only difference is it only happens when I try to load the extensions gallery (I have not ...
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Changing the torrent programm for magnet URL

for the moment I'm downloading torrents via magnet sing Transmission, when the first time I was asked by chromium to open the magnet URL, I choosed Transmission and I checked the Remember my choice ...
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Any workaround to make Ubuntu webapps work in 14.10?

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 just yesterday. Webapps are of the features most advertised in the Wubi Installer. I can see that the Ubuntu browser has upgraded. Unfortunately all webapps show a blank ...
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Is it possible to start chromium with a chrome:// url?

I would like to create a launcher launching: chromium-browser chrome://inspect However, this simply opens the chromium as if not url has been specified at all. Is it even to start Chromium opening ...
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How to run chromium as root

How do I run chrome as root in Ubuntu 12.04?
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Chromium 34 and later cannot detect flash plugin

I've deleted ~/.macromedia and ~/.adobe contents and after a restart chromium can't detect flash plugin. It works just fine in Firefox I have only Chromoting Viewer on chrome://plugins/ ...
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How can I enable Java in Chromium?

I've got Java working on Firefox in Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal), but using the same page on Chromium tells me Java cannot be found. How can I enable Java on Chromium in my Ubuntu 11.04?
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FlashPlayer open source alternative

I would like to know if there is any working open source alternative to flash player. I tried the lightspark tool, but it doesn't work in Chromium (or maybe I didn't install it correctly?). I did: ...
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Chromium quickly opens/closes an extra tab when started

I have noticed on my chromium that when I launch it for the first time in a session it opens my home page (fine), but it also very quickly opens and closes one tab multiple times. Also on the chromium ...
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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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How do I install Chromium from the command line?

I have already tried using the Ubuntu Software Center, but it won't install the Chromium browser. How can I install it using the terminal?
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Chromium + Firefox - flash doesn't function w/Pepper.

Environment: toshiba chromebook with crouton ubuntu 12.04 Problem: Flash doesn't function on Chromium. Flash doesn't function on Firefox. Sound muted in Ubnutu Desktop. I'm going to order the ...
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Change Chrome notification positions

Chrome notifications on Windows/Mac show up in the bottom right, but on Ubuntu it is the top right. How can I change this? Does Chromium do it differently?
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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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Flash Player Issue In Chromium In Ubuntu 14.04

I needed to download youtube videos and it asked to download plugin from Java website. Adobe Flash Player is required to display some elements on this page. Install plug-in. I downloaded this. ...
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How can I update only the flash player for chromium when I have set the 'Automatically check for updates' as 'Never' ?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 today. I have installed only Chromium browser at it. As I don't want the different softwares in my operating system to get updated(as I want save my bandwidth), how can I ...
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FireFox in14.04 on a 32 bit mechine? It will not run any videos.

I have been fighting this for weeks it seems. Installing with the Software Centre fails. I had a command line last week that got Firefox to run most videos. But a major crash killed all my documents. ...
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Editing sudo permissions with strange instructions

Hello I am using Ubuntu and trying to install Chromium OS. They recommend using Ubuntu, but when working through their Quick Start guide I ran these commands from the "Prerequisites" step 3: cd /tmp ...
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Chromium and updated/freshly installed extensions: getting rid of first run pages

This problem is known to many Chromium extensions developers, and while I've been working around it for some time now, I'd like to find an actual solution (provided there's any). As you've probably ...
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How do I play swf files?

I downloaded Ubuntu Unity onto my Chromebook. I use Chromium as a browser since Google Chrome is messed up. I'm trying to play the SWF file of a game since it's a lot smoother. When I go to the link, ...
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How do I install pepper-flash on Chromium?

I have Chromium web browser on my Lubuntu 13.04 (pre-installed). I use LX Terminal (pre-installed) to write commands. I am trying to download flash player on Chromium using instructions on this site: ...
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$: command not found

So basically I am trying to install Chromium OS on my device from: http://dev.chromium.org/developers/how-tos/install-depot-tools and then ran the command: $ export PATH=`pwd`/depot_tools:"$PATH" ...
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Cant watch videos on Browser : Flash Player not installed

I have a Toshiba Satellite c655 and have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on it. I cant watch videos or basically do anything that requires Flash Player. I was able to on the previous version I had of ...
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How to run a Chromium app as root?

I need to use either the Text or Caret editor apps to edit files in /var/www/html. My changes aren't saved (I think) because of a permissions error. I think I need to run the application as root user ...
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How to edit a file which is outside my own user folder with a Chrome(ium) app?

I'm using the LXDE desktop environment (trusty 14.04), the Chromium browser and the Text editor app. The problem When I edit a file under my username (/home/henrywright) everything works fine, but ...
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I can't run Duolingo and Spotify web player on Chromium because of flash but I have it

I have Chromium and when I open www.duolingo.com or Spotify web player it says Flash player is requiered. But I have it installed and I have no problems with it on other pages. Don't you know what to ...
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Some Youtube videos won't play in Kubuntu 14.04 and Chromium 36.0.1985.125

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and Chromium 36.0.1985.125. I'm finding that some YouTube videos give me the error: The Adobe Flash Player is required for video playback. But most other videos work ...
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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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Can I disable Chromium's in-browser mp3 player?

When I click on a link in Chromium to an mp3, can I make the default behavior be to download it and not to start playing it with some in-browser thing? I've disabled all of my plugins, so it's not ...
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Netflix on chromium [duplicate]

After reading an article about Ubuntu's netflix support I decided to try running netflix through chromium but I got this error code: M7063-1913 I assumed that it was a problem with html5 but in the ...
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How to fix:Chome GPU Process crashing after upgrading 14.04 t0 14.10 and hardware acceleration not supported in Chrome

chrome://gpu content Log Messages GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed! GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed! GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed!
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Why is chromium unable to access the network

About a week ago, chromium started playing up in my ubuntu 14.04 64 bit desktop system as follows: About one in five fetches pops up a message saying "Unable to access the network". Sometimes after a ...
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chromium-browser is stuck at version 37.0.2062.120 on Ubuntu 12.04 (using precise-updates)

Why is it stuck at v37 when Chromium v39 is already in trusty-updates, for example? Precise is still supported, right? The maintainers are also the same…
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Chrome Not Responding

I don't know what happened yesterday to Chromium. It was working nicely, but in the evening it stopped responding. The laptop did not hang, but chrome was not responding. When I pressed the 'x' button ...
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Shockwave player not working?

These are two separate Chromium windows: I find this very strange! The test website i am using is this one, Shockwave. I have restarted all web browsers after installing via this method. I am using ...
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Return Chromium OS install to Ubuntu?

I'm new to this site (though I've lurked and used a lot of answers on here before) and I have a question that no amount of Googling around seems to be able to answer. So, I recently installed ...
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Chromium dmesg Errors Ubuntu 14.10

How do i fix the issue Chromium dmesg Errors Ubuntu 14.10 [ 443.235756] chromium-browse[3860]: segfault at 1f8 ip 00007f89021c063f sp 00007fffedad9d80 error 4 in ...
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Chromium Browser Tiny Right Click Menu

Whenever I right-click on my Chromium browser (any part of it), it always shows up as a tiny bar, or a blank bar (for some forms). Anyway to go around this? I'm on 16:9 display scale.
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Problem with WiFi after installing Google Chrome

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Gigabyte Brix mini PC. I had some problems with the WiFi so I reinstalled the OS several times. Each time I installed Chrome, the WiFi connection stopped working ...
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Flash player not detected for some sites and youtube videos in Chromium

I'm following below instructions Chromium 34 and later cannot detect flash plugin But in some Youtube videos I got The adobe flash player is required for video playback and some website show the same ...
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No WebGL support in chrome

I 'Override software rendering list' and 'Enable WebGL' in chrome://flags but http://get.webgl.org say I don't have WebGL support. I also tried running chrome with --disable-gpu-watchdog but it ...
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Choppy sound in Chromium, Xubuntu 14.04

Hy everybody, For a long time now I have a problem with the sound in Ubuntu versions (elementary, kubuntu, xubuntu, linux mint), all of them. I think only linux distro I didn't have a problem with is ...
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Problem with Chrome/Chromium rendering bootstrap template (14.04)

I'm having an issue with Chrome and Chromium not rendering a particular Twitter Bootstrap template properly. I'm using the jumbotron template, and the log in form fields at the top don't seem to be ...