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

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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 to change the ugly chrome/chromuim tray icon

I'm writing a script to fix hardcoded indicator icons, and i'm having a problem fixing the google chrome/chromium indicator icon. There's two icons that are shown in the tray; i managed to fix the ...
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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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15.10 Chrome: external links are opened as blank tabs in new browser window

Since I installed 15.10 (fresh install on a new machine), and set Google Chrome as default browser, whenever I open links from external apps these are open as blank tabs in new browser window (no ...
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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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Printing directly from Flash embedded in HTML page fails

I am using the chromium browser to display the following web page: http://www.primaryworksheets.co.uk/multiws/multi23.html I want to print off this maths worksheet for my son, but all I ever get out ...
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Advertisements shown when page is viewed in Chromium but not when viewed in Firefox

The title says it all, i keep on seeing advertisements when i open pages in Chromium, those ads are shown in portions of the page (not popups) usually at the bottom and/or the top of the page and do ...
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No sound with HTML5 video player under firefox or chromium with Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

under firefox, if I set youtube to use the html5 video player or if i try to watch something on vimeo, I can't hear anything, but I can hear the sound of the video if I use the flash video player on ...
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Chromium browser scrolling slow

I just switched from Win7 to Ubuntu (no dual boot) and one thing I kinda ''miss'' is that I can change the scrolling speed... but I like the scrollspeed in the system itself but don't in chromium ...
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Can I display Chrome/Chromium tabs in the top panel?

Is it possible to display chrome/chromium tabs in the top panel of ubuntu 12.10?
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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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How do I install only Chrome on a minimal installation?

It's something like Chromium-OS, however even more minimal. I was thinking, if it is possible at all??? That I use an Ubuntu 12.04 minimal, just to install the base OS, and then on top of it only ...
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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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How to run chromium as root

How do I run chrome as root in Ubuntu 12.04?
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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 > ...
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Chromium GPU Broker 100% memory+cpu usage with hardware acceleration disabled after updating NVIDIA driver

The problem Immediately after starting Chromium, the process /usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser --type=gpu-broker starts to use 100% CPU on all my cpu cores and seems to massively leak ...
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Can I find the tabs I had open in Chromium after X has crashed and restarted

I just had X crash on me. I was left with just a login screen. I logged in and started Chromium, but it didn't open the tabs I had open before the crash. Instead I was left with just a blank page. Is ...
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Chrome is unresponsive and glitchy

I've got a pretty performant laptop: a Thinkpad T430 with a top CPU, 16GB RAM (no swap), SSD, Intel 4000 GPU. In Google Chrome (latest stable), I'm suffering from unresponsive and jerky scrolling. ...
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Problem loading webpages in chrome and firefox ubuntu 14.04 lts

Some websites does not load, the circle keeps rotating backwards and after a long time "no reply from server" message is displayed. All google websites except gmail work well. It loads in windows 10 ...
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Graphics lagging on various browsers

Yesterday my the touchpad on my dell xps 13 developer edition stopped working and the wifi would no longer connect. I decided to back up all my files and start from scratch. So i backed up my files ...
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Audio issue and no recording audio device defined

I have recently stumbled across a problem with my audio output. This seems to be a bit unusual, but I will try to explain anyway. Usually, when I watch a video and wish to lower or increase the sound ...
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Set chromium as default browser under lubuntu

I'm using Lubuntu 15.10 and I have installed Chromium version 45.0.2454.101. Use "make Chromium the default browser" not works (I not see any error). The usual solution in Ubuntu is to open ...
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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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google search engine problem

When I search something on google, the tab freezes there are no result. This doesn't happen all the time, usually 80% of the time. I can open a new tab and surf the web on that. This has never ...
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Graphical glitches in chromium-based apps

Since yesterday I have been experiencing annoying graphical glitches in all chromium based applications - atom, popcorn-time and chrome itself. Here are the screenshots: atom: popcorn-time: ...
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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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Chromium doesn't show up to be selected as default browser

I installed Chromium, but can not select it as my default browser. Where does Ubuntu keep the list of applications shown in this menu? I use Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity as my environment. I also tried ...
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Chrome unresponsive in Ubuntu 14.04

Chrome is suddenly refusing to run on my computer. Worked fine yesterday afternoon when I used it last, tried to use it this morning and it's basically unresponsive the second it opens. I open it, it ...
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Blank select options on Chrome / Chromium & Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire 4750G laptop. Recently I've started having a problem with HTML SELECT option lists when using Chrome or Chromium. Normally everything works fine, then the ...
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How can I prevent Chromium from opening svg files?

Chromium keeps opening svg files in the browser despite the default association of Inkscape with svg files. Steps to reproduce: Download an svg file Go to chrome:downloads and click on the svg ...
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Manage passwords in Chromium --> security risk?

I realized that in Chromium (and also Chrome) for Linux it is possible to see all saved passwords in clear text. That seems a bit strange to me... after a short research I found out that it is not ...
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How can I install Chromium browser on a bootable USB?

I am having a hard time installing the Chromium Browser. Do I have to have Ubuntu fully installed to the hard drive to be able to do this? For the time being, I am booting from USB.
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How to view embedded PDFs in a browser on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have tried 3 different browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Chromium) to open an embedded pdf file ("application/pdf") and none of them seem to work. On Chrome I've installed the ...
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Graphical artifact in Chrome and Chromium

Since today I encounter weird graphical artifact when using Chromium ( makes it unusable). It does not happen in Firefox or any other application. Here is a screenshot : (Not visible in the ...
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Chromium: Bad HTML5/Flash Video Performance

Ok, so here I have 2 issues: 1 - Apparent vertical sync problem Here's a screenshot of the problem See that line? it looks like the next frame of the video, as if it's out of sync. You can notice ...
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Anyone have problem with Chromium on phpmyadmin?

When I click dropdown in phpmyadmin can't see any item then my computer hang ... I try to use with firefox is ok. How can I fix this, please.
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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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Failed to complete chroot setup on Toshiba Chromebook 2

I am receiving the following failure when attempting to install chroot on a Chromebook 2: Fetching CRAS (branch 1006126d3a9b1ebeecfc549be4ade745a5ff7bfc)... --2015-10-10 06:53:12-- ...
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Do I go to Command Prompt to use: sudo apt-get purge chromium-browser

Somehow Chromium Web Browser is on my computer but it seems like a virus and I can not uninstall it! SO i found the following: To remove an application and all of its configuration files you'll need ...
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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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How do I fix Flash issues?

I am having problems with Adobe Flash in Ubuntu, what are my options?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium Flash Plugin

UPDATE: Solution? I installed Chrome: https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html Download the version for your system and install. Flash worked right out of the box. Much ...
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Chromium flickering on Ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 up-to-date on laptop with nVidia Optimus, so I have installed bumblebee and nvidia-352. Everything was fine, until I temporary disabled Sync to VBlank in Compiz Config Settings ...
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USB Ubuntu install not booting

Newbie here. I unfortunately installed Hexxeh's Chromium OS on my HDD Vostro 1000 not realizing that it only works on SSD. Learning things the hard expensive way again! I want to overwrite it with ...
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Google Music streaming music slowly on chromium

I use Chromium 45.0.2454.101 on Ubuntu 14.04 which is updated daily. When using Google streaming music my computer gets really slow. I checked with htop and it uses a lot of CPU power of all cores of ...
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Chromium does not update screen properly - top & bottom not updated

I'm encountering an annoying screen update issue with Chromium. After some time of using it, the top & bottom parts of the screen are not updated. In the bottom, it is just about the height of ...
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How to change the Launcher icon of a Chrome app

A installed a Chrome app, ran it and locked it to the Launcher to run it easily in the future. PROBLEM: I don't like its icon. QUESTION: How to change the icon of a Chrome app? See also: How to ...
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Why are some parts of my XFCE displaying the wrong font?

Notice my terminator window title bar, then see the chromium tabs, and the top panel fonts (also terminator internal title bar font). I would very much like to have the panel, chromium and terminator ...