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

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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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Can connections to ::1 be made reliable in Chromium?

I just ran into this message from Chromium: The server at [::1] can't be found, because the DNS lookup failed. I was trying to access http://[::1]/, which usually works. This is on an Ubuntu ...
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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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Can I change background and font color of address bar at Chrome?

I like dark themes for Chrome - but themes not affect at address bar. I also have dark theme at by Xubuntu.
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About open source and closed source [closed]

I saw Google's Chrome OS which is running on the Chromebooks and Chromeboxes and I heard that Chrome OS is cosed-source on the Chroomeboks and the open-source version is called Chromium OS. So, Chrome ...
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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 do I make Chromium use Flash from Google Chrome?

Now, that Adobe has stopped issuing new releases for Linux desktops, the only option for users is to use Google Chrome, for those who want to use the latest Flash updates. I use Chromium. Is there any ...
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Chromium/Chrome not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to my Dell Inspiron with Intel Core i7. Everything is OK except the Chromium. I completed the installation successfully from the Software Center. However when I ...
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How do I install a Flash player in Chromium? [duplicate]

I have two web browsers: Chromium, and Mozilla Firefox. Firefox let see Flash videos but with Chromium, I can not see Flash videos. How may I add Flash playback ability to Chromium?
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How to update flash in Chromium?

I thought Linux wasn't getting any new updates from Adobe? but i started to get this message a few days ago on youtube and other flash sites: When trying to install the update I get to a page which ...
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Some windows not showing up in Alt + Tab

I installed Chromium from the Software Centre yesterday and realised it wasn't showing up in Alt + Tab switching so I decided to go back to Firefox. It turns out Firefox also doesn't show up, but only ...
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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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How to remove 22find- browser hijacker from chromium

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and use Chromium as my broswer. And immediately on opening Chromium , the homepage opens to 22find and a few tabs containing advertisements also open and i get 5-6 pop boxes ...
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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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Install pepper flash player for Chromium on an offline PC?

Where can I get the offline installers for pepper flash player plugin for Chromium? I have an offline PC and I need to install pepper on it. How can I do it?
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Adobe Flash for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS not working

I know there are a lot of questions about this, I have tried many of them. I still cannot utilize Adobe on my Chromium. I have updated and reinstalled and still nothing. I am fairly new to Ubuntu and ...
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Keybord input not work in Chromium 34 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972) [using Fcitx would avoid this issue]

Updated: Replacing iBus with Fcitx would be a good solution for this issue. After my test, Fcitx English, Chinese input methods do work in Chromium 34 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972), and of course in ...
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xdg-open only opens a new tab in a new Chromium window despite passing it a URL

When I am using xdg-open to open a link in Chromium, it just results in a new Chromium window with only the new tab page, with nothing else. For example, xdg-open 'https://askubuntu.com' will just ...
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chromium build fails due to `out of memory` allocation

i am trying to build chromium content_shell. But it fails at the last linking stage because of out of memory. Error Log: [1/1] LINK content_shell ... /usr/bin/ld: out of memory allocating ...
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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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Flash Player not working on Chromium bleeding edge canary builds

I am using the bleeding chromium canary from this location: chromium canary builds But i didnt find any help in getting flashplayer to work with these builds. Is there any way i can use flash player ...
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How to append arguments to launch an application with specific parameters from Unity Dash or shortcuts?

I need to append parameters to Chromium launch in order to disable SSL v3 due to recent vulnerability refered as Poodle: --ssl-version-min=tls1 How can I add this parameter in order to: Launch ...
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Miniclip game does not load

I have chromeium and I have installed the flash player for it. The flash videos are fine, on youtube, facebook, but the miniclip games does not load, what I have to do?
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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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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 ...