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

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“No such file” when running a 32-bit program on a 64-bit system

I downloaded a Chromium snapshot and unzipped it, like this: michael@ubuntu:/opt/chrome-linux$ ls chrome libffmpegsumo.so nacl_irt_x86_32.nexe chrome.1 ...
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How to set current default font-families to websites in Chromium?

I would like to set a default font-family in Chromium. I want to make a Chinese font !important for all the pages.
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How do I automatically apply the same theme to Chromium for all new users?

Note: when I say Chromium, I mean both Google Chrome and Chromium. What I do know about applying the same settings for applications to all new users is either defining an schema/override file in ...
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Very High CPU usage (100%) from just browsing the Web

I tested on Firefox and Chromioum. Im at 100% while loading pages which causes them to load slow and when I dont have a application running Im at 40% CPU (At least) Everything is slow basically. Im ...
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How do I enable print selection in Chromium

For my own archive I want to print posts from an internet magazine to pdf files. I use Chromium 12.0.742.112 (90304) on Ubuntu 11.04, but the default option to save to pdf doesn't support selection ...
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Overlay scrollbar for Chromium browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enable Overlay Scrollbars In all Applications Will Chromium Browser ever get overlay scrollbar? Like this:
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With Xmarks closing down, what is a good alternative?

I'd like to keep my bookmarks synced between different browsers, computers, and operating systems. What's the best browser plugin or other solution to keep my bookmarks synced between all of these?
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Why does Google search always count more results in Firefox or Chrome than in Chromium?

It really puzzles me that any Google search counts far more "results" in Firefox or Chrome than in Chromium. Google says "About 1.460.000 results" for "natty narwhal" in Firefox or Chrome but only ...
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How to resolve 'gdk-pixbuf/gdk-pixbuf.h: No such file or directory'

I am trying to compile chromium source on ubuntu 10.10. But I get this "gdk-pixbuf/gdk-pixbuf.h: No such file or directory" error. Can you please tell how can I fix it? I have the ...
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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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Where do Chrome, Chromium and Firefox store offline data

As the question says, where do each of the browsers store their offline data, be it cache, offline storage from html5, images, flash videos or anything web related that gets stored locally.
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Is Chromium in Ubuntu's repository safe to use since it's so out of date?

Is Ubuntu Chromium still safe to use since its so out of date?
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My Facebook doesn't work on Ubuntu 10.10 but works on Windows XP

I have both operating systems installed on my PC, but Facebook only works on XP. I have tried Firefox and Chromium, but it works the first time, but after I log in it doesn't work, and can only open ...
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How do I get Chromium to show PDFs using Evince?

Is there any way to get Chromium to use a mozpluggerrc/evince combination to show PDFs embedded into its own window? Right now, Chromium is just downloading PDFs. I can open them in an external evince ...
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Unusual font on some sites (like Facebook)

Some of the fonts on popular web sites (like Facebook) have changed since I reinstalled 14.04 LTS. I'd only originally had it installed for about a week, and the fonts seemed normal. But since ...
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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: “Running without the SUID sandbox!” error

I've downloaded and unpacked a fresh copy of Chromium (Linux_x64), and when I try to run the chrome binary, this happens: [23986:23986:0806/143027:FATAL:browser_main_loop.cc(148)] Running without the ...
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Chromium's extensions hiding in a menu

After adding then removing a fourth extension from my panel in Chromium, all but the first extension are hidden in a menu like so: I've tried dragging the address bar to the left and the icons ...
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What's the difference between the Chromium PPA and the Chromium offered in the Universe Repo?

Are there differences between this Chromium PPA (https://launchpad.net/~chromium-daily/+archive/stable) and the one in the Universe repository? Are there reasons to choose one over the other? Since ...
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Chromium and Chrome crashing too often (Ubuntu 14.04)

So, something weird has been happening this week. Chrome and Chromium have started to freeze and subsequently crash. My system keeps going on fine, but Chrome and Chromium freeze and then close up. ...
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Is Chromium GTK+ theme lighter than the others?

Or is it heavier? What other aspects could one consider here beside aesthetics?
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uGet and Chrome/Chromium download integration

How can I integrate uGet and Chromium so that any downloads that would usually happen within Chromium will occur in uGet instead? Please provide a link to any extensions required.
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Can I sync bookmarks between Firefox and Chromium?

So, Firefox has turned so resource intensive that my netbook can't run it without making me want to pull my hair out. Thus, I have been trying Chromium with quite some success (I have managed to find ...
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About chrome page loading issue [closed]

I'm a stranger here :) Actually, I have used Ubuntu as a main OS with my notebook about for a year. And Chrome has been a my primary web browser. You know, chrome was the best browser for me 2 weeks ...
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Ad not from this site

I am having a problem when I am browsing the web on Ubuntu 13.10. Whenever I browse, I start seeing ads with it saying ads not from this site!!! Search on Google and it will say it's adware! How do ...
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How to use external downloaders like Axel and Aria2 in Chrome or Chromium?

I use Axel with FlashGot in Firefox. Could I use it as easily in Chromium or Google Chrome? Some Chrome extensions were supposed to be similar to FlashGot but they had a short life or, if they are ...
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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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Unable to type anything on Chromium

I have the latest 14.4 Lubuntu (Spanish) version already updated. I have found the same bug in two machines. The machines are a 11 year old P4 2.5Ghz, Geforce mx 420 and a 9 year old Dell laptop ...
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I need Flash Player 11.3.0 or higher [duplicate]

I need to take some online tests for school. This website tells me I need Flash Player 11.3.0 or higher. As far as I can see that is not yet avaible for Linux. I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Chromium. Is ...
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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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Chrome or Chromium icon doesn't show in the launcher

I have got Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 11.10, and when I open it, it won't appear on/in the sidebar. I then download Chromium, but the same thing happens. I try dragging it to the sidebar, but ...
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Changing the torrent programm for magnet URL

for the moment I'm downloading torrents via magnet sing Transmission, when the first time I was asked by chromium to open the magnet URL, I choosed Transmission and I checked the Remember my choice ...
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Chromify OSD isn't working in 11.10? [closed]

Based on these instructions, I have installed the Google Chrome / Chromium extension Chromify-OSD. But I can't see it working properly. Look at this image to know what I mean. How to make these ...
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Running gmail on chrome in a separate icon on docky?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with docky. I use Google Chrome as a default web browser. Is there any way that Docky has a separate launcher like "gmail" with the icon and when I click it, a gmail is ...
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Chromium fonts are buggy

In Ubuntu 10.10 I changed KDE applications fonts settings on «systemsettings» (I enabled anti-aliasing, I think this is the problem), and all fonts in Chromium Browser do not render as they would, ...
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Internet browser crash

I installed Ubuntu 15.0.4 64 bit. My mainboard is an ASUS M2N-PLUS SLI vista edition with AMD CPU, with 4GB of RAM and an nVidia 8500 GT video card. When I start Firefox, after opening a new tab ...
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Why is chromium unable to access the network

About a week ago, chromium started playing up in my ubuntu 14.04 64 bit desktop system as follows: About one in five fetches pops up a message saying "Unable to access the network". Sometimes after a ...
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adobe flash not working?

hi friends i am having a problem whenever i try to play videos on you tube or any other site i always get an error adobe flash player is required to display some contents on this page but the ...
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Adobe Flash Player is not working in Google Chrome [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and current versions of Google Chrome and Chromium. But in both of them flash player is not working. I can watch youtube videos properly. In other sites; it says missing ...
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How can I make Chromium open apt links with xdg-open?

Hello I installed this extension because I want to open apt links clicked in Chromium with xdg-open. I have looked at this help but haven't been successful. How can I acheive this?
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Unity Web Apps make seperate window named Untitled in Chrome [closed]

NOTE: NOT CHROME WEB APPS... Unity Web Apps as introduced in 12.10... When I make a Web App after installing the Chrome extensions for Unity Web Apps and Online Accounts, It opens a Web App in a new ...
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why does Chromium show version 18 even after an update? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does someone know why the Chromium daily package isn't build anymore? I updated Chromium in 12.04 with apt-get from the official repositories and chromium-browser ...
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What happened to the Ubuntu Chromium project? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does someone know why the Chromium daily package isn't build anymore? What has happened to the Ubuntu Chromium project at https://launchpad.net/chromium-project? ...
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What's the latest version of Chromium and how can I upgrade my current version to it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install the latest stable version of Chromium? launchpad seems to say 18 but wikipedia says Chromium 21.0 was released on 11 May 2012. I'm currently using ...
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How to install windows media player plugin on chromium?

There is a website that streams local TV and it requires windows media player plugin. I have LUbuntu freshly installed, but it simply says "Missing Plug-in". It doesn't say anything about what ...
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“Aw, Snap!” Chrome Web Store (Chromium)

While trying to load the Chrome Web Store (I am using Chromium), I get to see the store for a split second before getting the "Aw, Snap!" page. Any suggestions?
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How do I force Chromium's window buttons to the right side when in GNOME?

I prefer Gnome Shell as a DE. The migration from Unity to Gnome Shell in 11.10 is flawless but there is an annoying bug with Chromium. The buttons on Chromium stay on the left side where Gnome Shell ...
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Chromium “Show in Folder” opens in text editor

When I try and open a file I downloaded in Chromium, it opens in a text editor. (Geany) I click on the arrow in the download bar and select "Show in folder". I'm using Chromium daily stable and ...
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Chromium doesn't work

My chromium browser doesn't work for some reason. What I mean by that is that it doesn't even start up when I click on chromium icon or choose chromium from applications menu. What might be the ...
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Shockwave Flash crashes with Chromium and Firefox

Since updating to Ubuntu 13.10, Shockwave Flash does not work in Chromium or Firefox. Both show a "Shockwave Flash has crashed" dialog. Chromium 29.0.1547.65 After loading a page with a Flash video, ...