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

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Secure browsing

I would like to hear from you suggestions, how to improve security during browsing. Let's say that I am going to use Chromium. With this extensions: Web of Thrust (to be noticed, if i visit bad ...
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chromium on linux - clipboard won't be transferred over rdesktop to win7

well the title say it all... when I copy some text in chromium on Ubuntu and want to paste that into some text-munching field (editor, form, browser) on a windows 7 machine connected via ...
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Chromium causes high Xorg CPU usage

As said in the title, often Chromium causes a high load because of Xorg using between 50%-90% of CPU. It happens without any evident pattern (maybe it's related to the pinned tabs, but I'm not too ...
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Redirection to ad pages in browsers

I have a serious problem when visiting web pages, with anything in any moment, as you can see in the screenshots. photo1 - ubuntu-es | photo 2 - ask ubuntu | i.imgsafe.org/373b693.png | i.imgsafe.org/...
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Google Chromium Fresh Install takes 15-20 seconds to load on Ubuntu 15.10

For some reason, chromium is taking extremely long to load on a freshly installed system. The log file can be found on gist: https://gist.github.com/sgaucoin/f75e94db52ca458fde4e uname -a produces ...
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How to adjust cursor size in Ubuntu/Chromium?

How to adjust cursor size in the Ubuntu/Chromium? I have installed this on an aging Acer One netbook. I had replaced the original Windows XP with Ubuntu 14 but due to the size of this little netbook....
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Frequent 2 minutes pauses on web browser requests

A few days ago I did a clean install of Ubuntu (15.10), and applied all updates. Everything seems to be fine, except an annoying issue with web browsing. I've seen the same issue in both Chromium and ...
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chromium browser becomes unresponsive when Minecraft is in-game

I can't use Chromium browser (also affects Google Chrome) while playing Minecraft in another window. The browser becomes extremely unresponsive. If I exit the Minecraft game and just run the title ...
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Weird fonts in Chromium after installing PipeLight

I executed the following commands in order to install PipeLight: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pipelight/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --install-recommends pipelight-multi -y sudo ...
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Firefox slow at loading websites on Ubuntu 14.04

I am having a little problem with Firefox on my Ubuntu, and I was wondering if someone could help me. The problem is that my Firefox started to act very slow after the v43.0 update. I am using Ubuntu ...
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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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Chromium doesn't start if Apparmor is enforced in Ubuntu 14.04.3

If I do: aa-enforce /etc/apparmor.d/usr.bin.chromium-browser Chromium launcher icon goes bright & fade for sometime and Chromium doesn't start. However, if I do this: aa-complain /etc/...
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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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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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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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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 > https:...
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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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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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If I compile Firefox instead of binary install it will work faster? [closed]

Many times I hear that software compiled at my hardware will work faster at my hardware. Can I win 10% of performance of Firefox or Chromium if compile from source?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to install Chromium Web Browser on Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to install Google Chrome,or Chromium Web Browser on Ubuntu 15.04, I tried: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable in Terminal,but it says: E: Unable to locate ...
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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-- https://chromium....
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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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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 simpler ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How do I get WatchESPN to work?

I've tried Chromium, Chrome, and Firefox. I've tried various flash players (including Adobe Flash). I'm logged in through my cable provide. Still, no dice. I see some very old posts about ...
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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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Character limit on process name?

I notice I can't get much info on processes associated with the chromium browser, whether I am looking at gnome-system-monitor, top, or the like. Any process associated with chromium reads as chromium-...
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Chrome or Chromium retry corrupted/incomplete download file functionality

Is there any functionality available in Chrome or Chromium browser mentioned below: Retry corrupted/incomplete download (from the time it is left) Sometimes because of network failure/...
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Cannot install old version of chrome (conflict with ffmpeg chrome codec)

Ubuntu version: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (xubuntu) I trying to install old chromium because of missing SSE2 instructions. I was installed the new version of chrome before. I removed it. I tried to start ...
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How do I Install the Chromium OS as a guest under Ubuntu 15.04

How do I install the Chromium OS on Ubuntu 15.04? Can I install it alongside Ubuntu? In a VirtualBox? Something else? How should I proceed?
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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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How to start Citrix client in Chrome/Chromium?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (64) and Chromium 43.0.2357.81. But when I log in to the customer, the file launch.ica is downloaded but the Citrix app doesn't start automatically. But if I go to the drive, ...
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How to fix graphical glitch in Chromium?

I am using Chromium 45 on Ubuntu 15.04 on a Thinkpad X230. Each time I am opening a new tab, I am presented with the following graphical glitch: Has someone experienced this irritating glitch and ...