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

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Launcher for a specific Chromium profile in Xubuntu?

What is the command to add into a Xfce launcher that would start a specific Chromium profile?
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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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How do I open Chromium in incognito mode by default? [duplicate]

I would like to be able to open Chromium in incognito mode automatically. I'm new to Linux and I love it so far but I haven't yet found a way to do this. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.
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How to stop Chromium from reloading pages (upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10)?

Overall chromium under 14.04 functions significantly better than it did under 13.10. However, there's one very big annoyance. I am used to the following scenario: Logon to the computer Start the ...
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Different icons for multiple profiles in Chrome apps

TL;DR having Chrome apps icons for multiple Chrome profiles in the Unity Launcher isn't possible due to a Chrome bug. Is there a dock/launcher/whatever that doesn't suffer from that bug? Using ...
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Saving file in Chromium activates launcher

Whenever I save a file in Chromium, the launcher is activated and the Chromium logo shakes around indicating a new window has opened. In doing so it takes the focus off of the newly launched save file ...
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While Installing the “Universe” Source I get the following error “Failed to download repository information”

this is my first time posting on AskUbuntu so forgive me if I make any mistakes in my post. About an hour ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, I went to the Ubuntu Software Center to install my ...
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Opening links in existing Chromium window

I'm using Kubuntu 10.04, with a few GTK apps (Pidgin, Evolution), and want to set Chromium as my default browser. I've set the default browser in KDE's System Settings to chromium-browser, which works ...
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Package 'lib32ncurses5-dev', 'lib32z1-dev' has no installation candidate [NOT a duplicate, I tried all soution posted here]

I'm trying to build blink(content_shell) on Ubuntu 12.04 32bit and I am stuck on build/install-build-deps.sh. I think I have tried every single solution that I found on stackoverflow Error Log: It ...
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Chromium theme changed automatically

I was just trying random experiment in terminal after typing indicator-netspeed &. I just typed stop and instantly terminal got closed (acceptable) and theme of chromium changed (unacceptable). ...
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How to install Adobe Flash Plugin 11.1.102.63 using Chromium in recently upgraded Ubuntu 14.04.1 [duplicate]

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04.1, I have been unable to get Adobe Flash Plugin 11.1.102.63 to operate. I click download and it appears that the download was successful but then nothing ...
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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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14.04 chromium pepper flash plugin binary zeros in /etc/chromium-browser/default [closed]

Hi this isn't a question, rather an answer because this site won't let me comment on existing questions like: Chromium 34 and later cannot detect flash plugin or Flash player not working in 14.04 ...
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“aw snap error of Chromium” [closed]

I have recently installed chromium from ubuntu (14.04) software center.As soon as I open gmail , it shows "aw snap error" after few seconds and on many other websites. How to remove this error?
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unable to render java script in chromium browser in ubuntu 14.04

while trying to render a simple java script file to print fibonacci table ,I am getting nothing (a blank page) in chromium... as below <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title> ...
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How do I get Chromium or Firefox manage multi touch events properly? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and have a multitouch capable screen (3M MicroTouch USB controller) but can't get any touch events inside a browser window (Firefox or Chromium). I see all gestures with ...
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Pepper Flash not working: black screen and audio only [duplicate]

I've a problem with Pepperflash, but I'm quite sure it's related to OpenGl, because this problem appeared after I re-installed Intel graphic drivers. When I try to see a flash content (video or ...
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flash player doesn't work on chromium

I have upgraded to 14.04LTS and my flash player doesn't work on chromium facebook only!!! It is the latest version of adobe, and works on you tube, as well as with firefox facebook. Am I missing ...
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How to configure chrome to open magnet url's with deluge?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 (natty) from 10.10, I can no longer open magnet (torrent) links in Chromium, and set deluge to automatically open and accept the url. (Edit: currently ".torrent" ...
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Installed flash through Software Center; not working with chromium [duplicate]

I'm on 14.04 LTS, trusty. I've installed Adobe Flash from the software center but it doesn't seem to be picked up by Chromium. How would I go about diagnosing and fixing this?
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Chromium stays in backgound

I'm running Thunderbird 31.0, FireFox 13.0 and Chromium 36.0.1985.143 on Ubuntu 14.04. Both Thunderbird and Chromium are open and running. When I click on a link in an email in Thunderbird I expected ...
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I uninstalled Chromium. Why still extra ffmpeg codecs for the chromium browser in ubuntu update?

Chromium kept crashing on the gmail webpage (aw snap) and I have uninstalled it and installed goggle chrome. In software updater, I see "extra ffmpeg codecs for the chromium browser" is this for ...
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Chromium Login Bug

Every time I start Chromium I get: Your profile could not be opened correctly. (repeated in many different pop-up windows--6 to be precise). I have to then sign in (again). Please help. Here is ...
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PID's associated with Chromium multiple tabs and windows?

While reading about Linux, I got a $netstat -tulpn to find out which process is listening Upon a port. I got: anupam@JAZZ:~$ sudo netstat -tulpn [sudo] password for anupam: Active Internet ...
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How to properly add webapps to unity on 13.10

I'm new to ubuntu, and one of the features that made the change from windows was the integrated webapps. I installed ubuntu 13.10, installed the unity-webapps-service and the unity-chromium-extension ...
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Chromium window stickiness

Sorry in advance if this is not the correct place to post this, but I couldn't find an asklubuntu forum :D When I'm using Chromium (and it's only Chromium that I know of), and I switch to another ...
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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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Cannot use Flash in Chromium

I need to use YouTube. I have Flash enabled in Chromium's settings, but it always says "could not load shockwave". I am running Lubuntu 13.04
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How to open Chromium in full screen kiosk mode in minimal windows manager environment (like openbox / jwm)

I am trying to set up a simple Ubuntu kiosk box (14.04), running only a Chromium in a very minimal windows manager environment. Steps I've successfully done: Login automatically: exec /bin/login -f ...
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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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Google Chrome Canary - on Ubuntu 14.04 how to get it?

I need to test some hardware on Ubuntu 14.04 which are all working on Mac and Windows 8.1. But Ubuntu 14.04 old Google Chrome is available via apt-get How do I get the Google Chrome Canary or ...
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Chromium Crashes and Closes When Searching Google

Chromium is crashing every time I search using Google. Nothing else in the system fails, just Chromium. And only when I search on Google, Bing and Yahoo navigate fine, but Google crashes Chromium. ...
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Where are chromium extensions located?

Where are extensions stored once they've been installed to Chromium?
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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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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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Ethiopic (amharic) font in chromium address bar

The chromium browser does't show amharic letters in the address bar and tabs. It was working with ubuntu 12.04 before. (through ibus-m17n) Amharic is shown without any issue it Title bar and it's ...
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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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Chrome/Chromium fonts look bad starting from version 37

After an upgrade from version 36 to 37, the fonts in Google Chrome browser and its opensource variation Chromium look much worse. In the attached screenshot you will the same page viewed with version ...
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How do I make a Chromium application shortcut that works properly while not on the desktop?

This question is more related to Unity than Chromium itself. When I make an application shortcut, the .desktop file works but when I move it to another folder like /Documents/webapps, then lock it to ...
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uTorrent on Startup

I have installed uTorrent like is shown in the link. http://www.sysads.co.uk/2014/05/install-utorrent-3-3-ubuntu-14-04-13-10/ Every thing went smooth. After that I have add to the startup app comand ...
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Why Chromium version 37 is shutting down when I search something on Google?

I recently upgraded form ubuntu 12.04 LTS to ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I did this because I had a problem with Chromium, whenever I'd open a new tab to search something on google the browser shut down. I ...
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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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Adobe Flash Player not detected on Chromium for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using Chromium for Ubuntu and it's telling me I need to install Adobe Flash Player (AFP) when I go to play a certain video by directing me to Adobe's website. I have AFP installed via Ubuntu ...
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Firefox address grey / blacked out - Google Chromium black square over links

Similar questions have been asked, but I have not found answer that works for me. This problem started a few weeks ago, but I have not been able to recall what had changed. The only changes I have ...
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How does Chromium browser select its default sans serif font?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and I got problems with the fonts after installing Kubuntu desktop. For example <html> <body> <p style="font-family: Sans-Serif;"> ...
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Chromium freezes after resuming from standby (Kubuntu 14.04)

Every time my laptop resumes from standby the Chromium browser becomes frozen. Graphically, it means that it leaves an unresponsive black square on the desktop. Sometimes, but not always it would ...
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Flash for Ubuntu ARM?

How would I get flash to work on Ubuntu 12.04 on an ARMv7 processor Chromebook? If there is no direct method then would it be possible for me to some how use the Chromebooks built in flash player on ...
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How to place window controls in chromium/chrome to the left side?

Anyone knows how to do it? It doesn't inherits openbox's settings so i tried advices, related to other unity/gnome (maybe chrom* inherits it): $ gconftool-2 --get /apps/metacity/general/button_layout ...
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Unable to join meetings at Adobe Connect?

I need to join some online meetings being held over Adobe Connect. After signing in, the meeting loading page opens and the progress bar goes from 0 to 100% with the message as connecting... However ...