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

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Trouble accessing sites with Chromium

I'm having trouble accessing www.fafsa.ed.gov with Chromium, I get an "incompatible browser detected" message. I tried using the "User Agent Switcher" extension for Chrome but it did not work, however ...
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Glitches while trying to scroll pages in Chromium

When I try to scroll pages in Chromium Browser, pages don't render properly. There are these stuck block of glitches all over the pages. These glitches disappear when I switch tab and return back to ...
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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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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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Multiple chromium icons in launcher of 14.04 LTS

EDIT 2014-04-19: To add a little extra context to my question, these are the original instructions I followed ...
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No audio while tab casting with Chromecast and Chromium

I just got my Chromecast and it rocks, but I can't seem to get it to play audio while tab-casting from Chromium. When using the direct cast options like youtube it works fine, and when I use other ...
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Chromium is having difficulties in showing some web pages

I'm experiencing some problems using Chromium on Ubuntu : while Firefox works perfectly, Chromium will... Behave strangely, not being able to use the features provided by some websites like Facebook, ...
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Unity Web Apps create duplicate icon in the unity sidebar

This behavior extends to all installed Unity Web Apps using Chromium. After a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 the apps were working correctly and selecting a web app from the sidebar would result in an ...
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Webex crashing/lockup Firefox / Chromium Browsers - Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

When launching webex from firefox or chromium browser. Browser freezes and stops responding. Browser process must be killed to exit. Please help me troubleshoot this. Here are my setup details and ...
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Facebook webapp doesn't work

All my unity-webapps work with chromium, except for Facebook. It popped up the bar to ask me to install, I did, and the unity-webapps-facebookmessenger package was installed. However, it does not ...
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Unity2D + Compiz make Chromium tabs unmovable [closed]

I changed Metacity to Compiz. Everything works great. However, when I use Chromium, as I hold the tab to organize them, the tab can't merge to the original window. So later on, it opens a new window. ...
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Print to PDF from Firefox and Chromium text is image not selectable [closed]

I have recently upgraded from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS (fully up-to-date). Complete fresh format and install of the Linux partition. I noticed that PDF files printed from Firefox 14.0.1 and Chromium ...
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How to get KeePass to properly work with Chromium?

The two-channel auto-type obfuscation feature of KeePass doesn't work for me with Chromium (on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits). However, it works just fine with Firefox. Dows anyone know how to fix this? ...
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Chromium bookmark bar behaviour [closed]

I use Chromium on two computers (version 16.0.912.77 on both), one running 11.10 and the other running 10.04. On the 10.04 computer, when I click a folder on the bookmark menu, then point my mouse ...
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How to take a screenshot of Chromium's search suggestions and instant search results

I've been trying to take screenshots of Chromium's Google search suggestions as I type. I would also like to include Google's instant search results. I tried using the Print Screen key, and also ...
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ctrl + a doesn't work in browsers

The combination for select all (Ctrl+A) doesn't work in a browser (either if we speak about firefox or chromium). It doesn't work if I try to clik in to the adress bar nor if I try to use it to select ...
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Where can I get the official Chromium .deb package?

Before I had installed Chromium 20 from wolf\crack PPA, but later I had uninstalled it when I know it is not an official PPA. I found it at the Ubuntu package repository for download, I think its ...
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How to remove Chromium browser without removing Lubuntu Desktop

I am trying to remove the Chromium browser through Synaptic, but it tries to remove Lubuntu desktop. How can I remove it keeping Lubuntu desktop?
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Get latest Flash player on Ubuntu

I know, it's been asked before but I couldn't really get a satisfying answer for some details/backgrounds and I guess it's an important question for many. Some application seem only to be running ...
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Is it possible to run ChromiumOS as a session?

Is it possible to install ChromiumOS within Ubuntu? I am NOT looking for dual boot. I want to use as a session like unity or gnome-shell. Please let me know if anyone has tried it.
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Where do browsers save cookies and data?

what is the default location for Firefox or chromium web browser to store data.Also where does the temporary data and cookies along with user profiles are stored?
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Where can I find Chromium binary tarballs?

Firefox's website provides binary tarballs that I can easily extract and run, is there anything similar available for either Chrome or Chromium? If not, how can I compile so I can run it the same way ...
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Adobe Flash Player Issue In Chromium In Ubuntu [duplicate]

Playing Youtube videos in chromium I got the following issue Flash play is already installed on the system. How do I fix it ?
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Change pdf viewer for downloads in chromium browser

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Chromium browser version 32.0.1700.102. When I download pdf files in chromium I get a button in the bottom left corner of the window, like this: If I click the button, ...
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How to place window controls in chromium/chrome to the left side?

Anyone knows how to do it? It doesn't inherits openbox's settings so i tried advices, related to other unity/gnome (maybe chrom* inherits it): $ gconftool-2 --get /apps/metacity/general/button_layout ...
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How can I open these .docx files from Chrome more quickly?

This is a very specific question. I'm a lawyer from Chile, the thing is we use a webpage to check on the state of our judiciary cases. The problem when I started using Ubuntu (and Chromium) is that ...
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Chromium: Anti Ad Plugin(s)/Addon(s)?

I've got Chromium installed from their PPA. Is there anywhere that various addons or plugins for anti-advertising and similar functionality are listed, so that I can add the addons to my ...
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weird malware has infected firefox and chromium

This is so much annoying. I've never experienced it since I'm using linux. This weird adware is pupping up every time I open a .com website and shows ad or redirects the page. In chromium, I'm not ...
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Getting Adware/Malware popup on Chromium

For the past few days I'm getting a pop up from www.adultcameras.info in the Chromium browser on Ubuntu 14.04. I don't recall installing any new software or extension in Chromium. I even uninstalled ...
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Is actual version of Chromium browser (34.0.1847.116) compatible with Oracle Java 7 browser plugin?

I can not make it work nor find an official confirmation of compatibility. Oracle Java 7 plugin works fine with Firefox but fresh Chromium browser installation does not even list it at ...
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Chromium downloads all PDF files initially instead of of opening them within the browser

Whenever I click on a link which contain a PDF file, Chromium automatically downloads the file. Instead, I would like to open it for my viewing rather than downloading it. How can I achieve this?
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How to prevent a package from being installed

For personal reasons, I want to prevent chrome/chromium from ever being installed on my computer. I'm looking for something as extreme as locking it down with a password and then throwing away that ...
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Set web proxy using pac-file-url in lubuntu

I want to use a pac-file-url to set the web proxy rules for chromium in lubuntu. Chromium reads its settings from the system wide OS settings. I read How do I set systemwide proxy servers in ...
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Adobe flash plugin 17

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest upgrade 14.04 is not working in my system. I need to install the latest Adobe Flash Player 17 plugin, but it only allows me to install up to ...
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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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flashplayer not working in Chromium

I am using Chromium Version 36.0.1985.125 on Ubuntu 12.04 . My flashplayer is working just fine in Firefox, but it is not working in chromium. I get the message "flashplayer upgrade required" when I ...
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Detecting 404 Somehow

I keep my PC running at home. Sometimes, when I'm at work, my PC can't load the pages that I want to load. I have to ssh to it, and reboot/restart browser. It's really annoying and I'm trying to find ...
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Exit program with all its processes

I'm using chromium browser on Ubuntu OS. When I press the exit button many processes appear still running. Does anyone know how I can stop this browser completely with all its processes when I press ...
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Tabs in fullscreen Chrome/Chromium

I love Chrome and Chromium, but when I go full screen, I can't get to my other tabs anymore, which I can with Firefox. So my questions are: Am I alone or is this universal? Is there a fix? Is ...
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How to make Runescape work on 12.04?

I'm trying to play Runescape on Chromium, but it runs really slowly. I have IcedTea Java from the Software Center. I had to install it for the game to work at all, but it's not playable. Does anyone ...
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Can the font used by Chromium/Chrome in the Tabs be changed to a larger size?

I have changed my resolution from 1280x800 to 1776x1000 and adjusted all my fonts accordingly, however the tabs in Chromium look very small, the font is nearly impossible to read also the pixel ...
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How can I execute a command through a browser?

I'm trying to create a link that will run a command (more specifically, open an ebook). Is there a way to do this?
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Chromium Error 105 (net::ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED)

Sir, I am using both Chromium and Firefox on Ubuntu 10.10. While Firefox works fine, Chromium gives Error 105 (net::ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED) for all sites except Google searches, i.e. if I type anything ...
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Chromium app icons doesn't show on launcher

When I configure a chromium app to open as a new window, it does so, but the chromium icon is displayed in the launcher instead of the app icon (in windows it shows the app icon in the tray). This ...
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Special characters (Swedish) don't work in Chromium

In Swedish there are three extra letters (åäö) in the alphabet that function perfectly in every other application in Xubuntu 12.04 except for Chromium (I can type them in the Terminal but they show up ...
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Is it possible to start chromium with a chrome:// url?

I would like to create a launcher launching: chromium-browser chrome://inspect However, this simply opens the chromium as if not url has been specified at all. Is it even to start Chromium opening ...
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How to install Flash Player Plugin in Lubuntu?

I am actually using Lubuntu, and I can't install the Abobe Flash Player Plugin with Chromium. When I download it on the Adobe Flash Player website, Lubuntu ask me (in French, sorry, I live in France) ...
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How to open Chromium in full screen kiosk mode in minimal windows manager environment (like openbox / jwm)

I am trying to set up a simple Ubuntu kiosk box (14.04), running only a Chromium in a very minimal windows manager environment. Steps I've successfully done: Login automatically: exec /bin/login -f ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - Chromium didn't shut down correctly

Today I installed the new (X)Ubuntu release 14.04 and installed my favorite internet browser "Chromium" via the repositories. However, Chromium always complains that: Chromium didn't shut down ...
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Find out which file a process is writing when PID changes all the time

Using tools like iotop one can monitor the i/o of individual processes which is fine, but you do not find out which directory a process writes into. If the PID would always be the same that would not ...