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

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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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Google Chrome Canary - on Ubuntu 14.04 how to get it?

I need to test some hardware on Ubuntu 14.04 which are all working on Mac and Windows 8.1. But Ubuntu 14.04 old Google Chrome is available via apt-get How do I get the Google Chrome Canary or ...
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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 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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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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Is my Chromium browser up to date?

I have chromium-browser installed from the default Ubuntu repositories. When interrogated, it claims to be version 32. # chromium-browser --version Chromium 32.0.1700.107 Ubuntu 13.10 Is 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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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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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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Google Chrome browser, how to permanently disable this disturbing toolbar?

In my Ubuntu Google Chrome browser, often showing a disturbing toolbar, i am running it in command line kiosk mode. How can i via command line mention never to show such toolbars? (after pressing X ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can't comment on YouTube videos in Chromium

I can't comment or like comments on YouTube videos like shown here: YouTube video This only happens in Chromium and not Firefox or Google Chrome. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and Version ...
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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 ...
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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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Lubuntu Wine IDM set up with Chromium help needed

i'm very new to this forum and to linux. switching from Windows OS is tough at the start and i'm having few problems. i installed Lubuntu because i've old system. i totally love it but i have one ...
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I am being logged out when I start chromium browser?

When I start chromium browser I get logged out and I get the startup screen. How can I check what causes this? I have tried re-installing chromium but that did not work.
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Webapps don't open correctly when using Chromium

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 completely fresh, the old version of Ubuntu was discarded or overwritten (or whatever you call it). I want to use the Ubuntu webapps with Chromium but I've had ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Chromium full screen issue

I'm currently running Chromium 18.0.1025.168 (Developer Build 134367 Linux) on Ubuntu 12.04 with dual screens if I change to full screen I can't change back. If I drag the mouse to the top of the ...
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Chromium Font Colour

My Chromium fonts are a bit off. I had a problem with the fonts themselves and the size. I managed to just select different fonts under the "Preferences" menu in Chromium and to change the size as ...
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Remove all cookies except for app/pinned tabs

Is there a way to remove all cookies, on shutdown, of any websites not pinned? Manually adding websites to the exception list isn't straightforward since some websites saves multiple cookies from ...
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How to restore the global application menu for Chromium Browser?

I lost it since I've added the daily updates PPA , and installed the progress bar for downloads. And now I've removed the Daily updates PPA, and installed Chromium from the software Center but Global ...
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txmt URL Handler for Chromium does not work

I used the instructions in the answer to this question but it won't open when I click those links in my browser. I can go to terminal, and type xdg-open and then paste the txmt link, and it will work, ...
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apt-build & Chromium PPA

I'd like to build an (optimized) Version of Chromium for my machine with apt-build on Ubuntu 10.04. I've added a Chromium-PPA to my /etc/sources.list.d/ like this: deb ...
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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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Chrome Locking up Session

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, running Gnome 3, and yesterday I installed Pepper Flash. Ever since Chrome has been locking up on different webpages. At first it was strictly Youtube but now it seems ...
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I want Pidgin links opened in Chromium not in Firefox

When I attempt to open a link in Pidgin it opens the link with Firefox. I prefer Chromium. I have Chromium set as the default application in the System Settings folder, but Firefox still opens the ...
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Programs to combine bookmarks?

I've recently been having some issues with xmarks and found that it hasn't been syncing my chromium and firefox bookmarks correctly. Is there a way to combine the two bookmark HTML files? Preferably ...
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Blocking popups and ads

I'm having a fight with ads, popups and tracking cookies. But I'm having some issues. Software used: Chromium 18.0.1025.168 Extensions used: Adblock Plus (Beta)1.2 AdBlock+ Element Hiding ...
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How can I load a local html page on chromium in Incognito mode?

Does anyone know how to load a local html page on chromium in incognito mode using a shortcut link or by the terminal ?
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reverting from emacs keybindings in chrome

I enabled emacs keybindings as an experiment using gconftool-2 and setting /desktop/gnome/interface/gtk_key_theme to Emacs. I wasn't happy with it and set it back to Default. jeff@london:~ $ ...
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Chromium disappears from the launcher when minimised

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. When I minimise the Chromium browser window, the icon does not appear in the launcher. Instead it simply disappears. It had a video running, so I could still hear the audio ...
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Chromium webbrowser freezes when start (ERROR:nss_util.cc(397))

For some reason, while I was browsing the chrome web store (and about 9 other tabs), the browser got frozen (the window got darker, meaning it was processing). I also had just put my google-password ...
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Is Firefox not rendering a web page correctly compared to the same version on Windows?

I recently discovered that Firefox on Ubuntu does not render well some web pages compared to how it renders them on Windows (where the rendering is correct) or even to Chromium on the same Ubuntu box ...
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Different action for unity launcher icon depending on action?

I'm making a launcher that when clicked will open up a chromium window with tabs for Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, but I'd also like to drag and drop documents into the launcher icon and ...
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Cannot make Google Chrome Default browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Firefox becomes default browser after upgrade. Cannot revert to Google Chrome I installed Chromium. It worked well. But I could not set it as default. It was there in my ...
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Known Chrome/Chromium themes that match popular themes

Searching for themes for Chromium I found this: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/03/6-google-chrome-ubuntu-themes-radiance-ambiance-elementary-dust-etc/ Can you guys point to some other ...
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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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Network problem: Chrome would not load sites that Firefox does

I am running a Ubuntu 13.04. I had both Chrome and Firefox installed, and the former does not load most websites. There is no proxy, and I have disabled the firewall. I connect to the internet ...
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Problem with Chromium

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and Google Chromium, (details: Version 34.0.1847.116 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972) ). Chromium was working fine up to a recent install of updates from Ubuntu and now it ...
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youtube buttons don't work in chromium [closed]

I've been using Youtube through chromium on Raring for over a year now. Suddenly, yesterday, some buttons on Youtube stopped working. When viewing a particular video, the buttons for "show more", ...
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Chromium display is remanent since 14.04 upgrade with gpu acceleration enabled

Since I updated ubuntu to 14.04, I have some issue with chromium, the display is remanent when switching virtual desktop or appear when the application is minimized. I found that the issue is ...