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

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Chromium profile “could not be opened correctly” errors

For some reason I've recently been getting a profile error on chromium: I can't seem to see what the problem is, is it associated with the fact that chromium thinks it hasn't been shut down ...
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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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How do I make all links open in Chromium or Chrome's incognito mode?

How do I configure Ubuntu or Xubuntu such that when I click on a link, Chromium/Chrome opens in "Incognito mode"?
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Chromium Instances running as root

Using Lubuntu and its Task Manager (LXTask) I noticed that some instances of Chromium are running as user root. I was kinda shocked because I am always reading only system relevant software should run ...
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Does 64bit Chromium include the Flash plugin

I tried to find this in Chromium's website but the don't mention it. I know that that Chromium 32bit comes with the Flash plugin included, but does the 64bit version include it too?
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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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“Open Containing Folder” In Firefox & Chrome Doesn't Highlight The File In Nautilus

I won't say I am new to Ubuntu, but I have been on and off for several years -- although I find myself on Ubuntu more than on Windows nowadays I still consider myself a newbie. I am currently using ...
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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 set chromium to open word documents with libreoffice?

When I click on a word attachment in an email I have received in gmail from chromium, it always opens the file using abiword. How can I persuade it to use libreoffice instead? I am using lubuntu ...
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How do I update only one specific application

I have chromium installed. I want to update it and only it. Is there any way to do that?
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How do I modify the session such that closing Chromium logs out of the session?

I'm creating my own fake Chromium OS session in Ubuntu 12.04. However I don't really know how to make it so that when I close Chromium, it automatically logs out on it's own. Has anyone got any ...
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Chromium progress bar for Unity

I remember reading about a Unity progress bar for Chromium. In 12.04, I have the latest Chromium installed from the Software Centre, but it doesn't have a progress bar. Is there one that can be ...
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How can I cache specific web pages for offline viewing?

I occassionally need to work offline by accident or design. I'd like to maintain a flexible list of web pages that I can cache for easy offline access. Notes: I'd like to simulate online browsing ...
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Recommendation for a download accelerator for Chromium

Firefox is very heavy, so I want to use Chromium but it doesn't have a download accelerator (multisegmented) like Firefox's DownThemAll! What can I do?
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How to revert to Chrome/Chromium 14 (because 15 is slow?)?

Is anyone else finding Chrome/Chromium 15 slow? My specific situation involves a page of thumbnails (where the thumbnail is actually the full image resized using width= and height= ); clicking the ...
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How can I configure external applications used for downloads in Chromium?

I subscribe to emusic and would like to be able to browse and download songs using Chromium. Their downloads are implemented using a special XML file with an .emx extension that can be opened using ...
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Chromium 12 still showing older icon

I just upgraded to Chromium 12 using daily build ppa. But Chromium is still showing older icon on the gnome panel and appication menu. But it shows new icon if I create shortcut on the desktop and it ...
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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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chromium + web proxy

I am trying to set up a web proxy for chromium on my 12.10 lubuntu box. In firefox I simply add the address of the autoconfigure script http://ipaddress/autoconfig in the "Automatic proxy ...
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All Browsers Crashing on Ubuntu 12.04

This is a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, all browsers crash, especially when using Google Mail or Google Drive / Docs. I am using Google Chrome Version 23.0.1271.97 and Chromium Version 23.0.1271.64 ...
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how to make Chromium-browser start on vnc display?

I have started TightVNC Server on Lubuntu 12.04 via the command: tightvncserver -geometry 800x600 -depth 16 :2 The VNC server successfully started and I got this message: New 'X' desktop is ...
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How to make chrome history in HUD bigger?

I was looking for a way to enlarge the history - section in the HUD (alt-menu), so that it displays more items from the history and items from longer ago. Thanks!
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What does StackApplet “Network Error” mean?

I just installed StackApplet StackApplet 1.5 using the debian package from the launchpad site. When I first clicked on the preferences button in the menu it tried opening http://localhost:8150/ in ...
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Proxy setting under xfce within virtual machine

My Ubuntu is within a virtual machine. When I log in with a ubuntu session, the web browser works fine. But when I log in with a xfce session, the web browser does not work... I try to change proxy ...
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Kubuntu Chromium not using the system icons

I'm using Kubuntu 11.04 with Chromium 12.0.742.91 (87961) Ubuntu 11.04 My annoyance is that the menus and dialogues use a strange icons set which I presume to be a default Gnome one. How can I change ...
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Switching to Chrome in 11.10?

I just read an article that said Ubuntu is switching to Chrome for 11.10. Is this true and if so, is it going to be Chrome or Chromium???
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Chromium: Bad HTML5/Flash Video Performance

Ok, so here I have 2 issues: 1 - Apparent vertical sync problem Here's a screenshot of the problem See that line? it looks like the next frame of the video, as if it's out of sync. You can notice ...
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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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How do I hide the tab bar in Chromium for a smoother web app experience?

After playing around (as in forgot to install chromium-addon for integration and losing half a day to find that out) with unity-webapps I finally got them to work. Problem is, if I access a web app ...
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Updating Chromium requires installation of untrusted packages

I can't update my Ubuntu cause it says: Requires installation of untrusted packages The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated sources. ...
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How to close one set of Tab identified in Chromium through Command line

How to close one set of Tab identified in Chromium thru Command line; As we can see that a set of tabs are represented thru a PID (process ID). I would like to know how to close the tabs from command ...
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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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google chrome on chromium freeze while play video full screen on facebook

while i play a video on my Ubuntu 15.10 in chrome or chromium in full screen mode at moment i use ctrl+tab or volume up or exit from full screen will freeze and i can do any thing even logout or ...
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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 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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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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How to force installation of incompatible extensions in Chromium/Chrome?

I was trying to install one of my favorite Chrome/Chromium extensions, Awesome New Tab Page (which I have successfully installed and ran on Chromuim for Ubuntu before,) but it says that the extension ...
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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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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 do I remove Chromium including its settings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium? How do I remove the settings from Chromium program in Ubuntu 11.10? Yesterday I tried to remove from synaptic ...
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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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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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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?