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

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

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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Launcher for a specific Chromium profile in Xubuntu?

What is the command to add into a Xfce launcher that would start a specific Chromium profile?
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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 ...