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

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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 ...
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How to set up Google Chromium API Keys?

Recently got Chromium 47.0.2503.0 (Developer Build) Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit) downloaded and installed, but having a hard time setting up the Chromium API Keys I'm following the guide on the chromium ...
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Chromium process 16 exabytes of virtual memory? [closed]

I am running Chromium and was looking in the task manager, and noticed that a "chro" process (which I believe is related to Chromium) is occasionally jumping from 1.9GB of memory to 16,777,216TB, or ...
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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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Password Keyring unlocked too late in Chromium

The first time in a session I go to the login page of a frequently visited site, the password field isn't filled. I must enter the site password and login. I only then get asked to unlock my password ...
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Disable Alt shortcuts in Chromium

I would like to use ALT+code to write special characters in Chromium (when I write emails for instance), because I write in French on an English keyboard. Annoyingly, it seems that Chromium has ...
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Chromium hates flash?

I've recently installed chromium at the suggestion of some friends and I like it. but I can't get it to install a flash plugin so I can watch hulu and netflix. I tried installing pepper flash from the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 with Intel Integrated Graphics on X1 Carbon freezes frequently

I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 with 8GB. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with 3.19.0-26 kernel on it. Every so often (and its quite frequent) my machine runs out of memory using Chromium, and then it would ...
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adobe-flashplugin works for Chromium but doesn't work for Firefox

I have installed the adobe-flashplugin package from the partners source and it worked straight away for Chromium. Firefox is stuck to the old Shockwave Flash 11.2 plugin, which I've disabled. This ...
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istartsurf on chomium

A few days ago I noticed that I'd got the istartsurf malware in Chromium on my Ubuntu laptop despite being careful of which software I'm installing, but anyway. So I reinstalled Ubuntu on my laptop ...
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Chromium : No sound in Bluetooth speaker when playing Youtube videos

I have paired a Bluetooth speaker to my computer, all local sounds are played in the Bluetooth speakers (System sounds, Amarok, etc?) but when I play Youtube videos the sound stays in the computer ...
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Chrome/Chromium have stop working

So I am having Lubuntu 14.1 since 6 March from now and suddenly Chrome/ Chromium are not working any more. I have google it for a while and I have found out that this might be due to the fact that my ...
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Cannot resolve the “This web page has a redirect loop” problem

I am getting Error message This web page has a redirect loop on Chromium when I want to watch a movie on Netflix (the home page works very well, it is just the video player) I followed the ...
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Chromium repeats three times search request

When I try to search something in Chromium browser, it repeats a request string three times. I have Chromium version 44.0.2403.89 and Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). I write search request: And after it ...
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Chromium problem

Well, this is new.. I think I hosed my system and don't know even where to start poking around.. I did apt-get update, apt-get upgrade and noticed that chromium had been removed from my system. So ...
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Chrome improperly closed, theme reverted

I had to shut down my computer forcibly, while Chrome happened to be open. Upon relaunch Chrome (And Chromium as well) have blue title bars (although the default window controls of ubuntu), as well as ...
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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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PepperFlash player in Chromium and Chrome not working

I've done, I believe, most if not all of the recommended methods for obtaining Flash in Chromium via the newer PepperFlash players. I've never--not once--been able to get Flash working on Chrom[e|ium],...
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cannot watch hulu on firefox after fresh install on 14.04

I just installed ubuntu and decided to watch hulu, I just got a white box. No flash options (or anything) appear when I right click. Other flash apps work fine, though when I right click to change ...