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

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Chromium or Firefox?

I am in a dilemma which one of these browsers to use? Until now I have been using Firefox, but lately I am becoming interested into Chromium. Which one of those 2 uses more resources on Ubuntu? ...
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How do I fix Flash issues?

I am having problems with Adobe Flash in Ubuntu, what are my options?
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Chromium up to date

I have recently installed chromiunm via sudo apt-get install chromium-browser How can I ensure of running the most up-to-date chromium? And if I'm not running the most up to date, how can I ...
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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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Change GUI/Menu's language to Chromium on Ubuntu 12.04

I'd like to change chromium language from English to Italian on an Ubuntu 12.04 based on English locale. Thanks for helping
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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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Could slow Chrome response be due to an ill-behaved Chrome extension?

Scanning discussion forums, including this one, for solutions to a painfully slow or even stopped Chrome browser in Ubuntu 14.04, I see no clear consensus emerging on what the problem is or how it can ...
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Internet in 15.04 extremely show

Last week I upgraded to 14.04 and the Internet was really slow. I tried some things and nothing worked. I did a clean install of 15.04 shortly after. Ever since then my wifi is painfully slow in ...
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Google Chrome fails to start

This is the error I get when I run google-chrome in the terminal: [0505/065554:ERROR:nss_util.cc(94)] Failed to create /home/pipi/.pki/nssdb directory. [0505/065554:ERROR:nss_util.cc(94)] Failed to ...
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xdg-open: chrome/chromium/opera

I have written an application that makes use of the pocket API. Currently the login is done inside a custom webframe of the application itself. But I want to use the default browser for this. ...
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Cannot extract package when execut node-webkit application in upstart

I wrote an application using node-webkit and this application needs to be executed when the ubuntu system boot-up every time. I put the command, /path/nodewebkit/nw /path/myapp.nw , into a upstart ...
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chromium browser remotely launched error

I logged into a remote server using the -X option in the ssh command. After trying to open the chromium browser i get the following error: $ chromium-browser Gtk-Message: Failed to load ...
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Chrome indicator not being displayed in the system tray anymore

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity front end. Last time I checked, google chrome stable used to have an indicator icon on the system tray. If chrome was closed using the cross button, it would minimize ...
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Cannot install chromium or chrome inside 12.04 LTS

I am new to ubuntu and linux, i am not able to install chrome from the software center it gives me these errors:- The following packages have unmet dependencies: chromium-browser: Depends: libgcc1 ...
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youtube would not open in chromium

My YouTube and Flash video would not load on Chromium after doing an update. I have flash plug-ins installed as well as pepper flash plug-ins, and adobe flash plug-ins for Ubuntu 15.04. How should I ...
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Google Chromium asks for keyring to unlock 14.04, but I don't want the password to be the same as my ubuntu login [duplicate]

I don't want this prompt to use my default ubuntu login, I would like this to match the password I would use either on a chromebook, mac, or windows. In other words, similar behavior to the other ...
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Chromium-browser Openstack Dashboard Login Problem

Admittedly, this is not critical; however, somewhat annoying. On 14.04, Chrom version: $ dpkg -l | grep chromium-browser ii chromium-browser ...
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inox browser: build and patch chromium from source

I recently stumbled over a set of patches for chromium which promise to focus on privacy by disabling data transmission to google. You can read more about it here. It originates from a Archlinux AUR ...
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No sound with HTML5 video player under firefox or chromium with Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

under firefox, if I set youtube to use the html5 video player or if i try to watch something on vimeo, I can't hear anything, but I can hear the sound of the video if I use the flash video player on ...
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Pepper flash plugin is installed but doesn't work on chromium

I have Pepper Flash Plugin installed, but it doesn't work on chromium and still every webpage prompts to install Adobe flash. I removed and installed it again but nothing changed. I'm sure it's ...
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HTTP Request timeout on random pages

Please redirect me to the correct forum if needed. HTTP POST requests are getting timed out. GET requests are working fine. The problem is specific to few sites eg Quora, Lumosity, Paytm, AskUbuntu ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for “save link as” in firefox or chrome?

I'm tired of right-clicking. Can I do a "Save Link As" by holding a keyboard button and clicking the link?
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Videos not being played due to flash plugin [duplicate]

When I use the starsports.com for videos , the videos do not start and they show an error saying Flash Player needs to be updated. I tried installing flash many ways like installing the Adobe flash ...
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Chrome/Chromium fonts look bad starting from version 37

After an upgrade from version 36 to 37, the fonts in Google Chrome browser and its opensource variation Chromium look much worse. In the attached screenshot you will the same page viewed with version ...
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Chromium freezes when suspend

I experiment the next issue every time I suspend Ubuntu 14.04 : when the computer begin to work as usual again, Chromium freezes, I mean, if Chromium is closed, and I start it, it only shows the top ...
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Company website does not work in linux, works in Windows

I have recently installed Xubuntu 15.04 in my personal laptop & tried to access my company site thru firefox. I was able to login using otp, but encountered several problems afterwards When i ...
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chromium v44 + netflix : missing components error

1) I installed chromium beta v44 as per discussion here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chromium-browser/+bug/1371274 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-dev sudo apt-get ...
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How do I make Thunderbird open links in Chromium?

Using Xubuntu 12.04 I want to be able to click links in Thunderbird emails and have them open in Chromium (package name chromium-browser). Instead, they open in Firefox. I have tried the following: ...
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Firefox does not connect outside proxy while other browsers do

Little background: I am behind a proxy, where we use "automatic proxy config URL" on http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080 During typing of this question I also tried Chromium browser which seems to be ...
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Blank select options on Chrome / Chromium & Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire 4750G laptop. Recently I've started having a problem with HTML SELECT option lists when using Chrome or Chromium. Normally everything works fine, then the ...
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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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How to disown a chromium or chrome app on double click

I wrote a bash script to open an app (by double click) in my chromium. The code works but after opening the app when i close terminal the app also closes. I have searched through web and found out ...
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is there a command line flag to set google-chrome to act like a mobile browser

I'm setting up a kiosk style instrument with a 7inch lcd and egalax touch screen running on ubuntu server. I followed this tutorial to do this to get chrome running in kiosk mode: ...
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WebGL not aviable Chromium

This is a problem I recently encountered when I was trying to upload a model to Sketchfab. It shown that WebGL in not supported. I opened chrome://flags and enabled override rendering list. However, ...
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WebGL doesn't work in Chromium on Ubuntu

I've realized that I can't see graphics in Chromium 43.0.2357.81 Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit), such as plot x²+y² in Google. I've tried several things but nothing seems to fix the problem. A capture of the ...
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Smoother fonts in Chromium installed automagically

Yesterday evening observed that the Chromium fonts got smoother. I don't really know to explain it, but it feels just better. The bold text is a little bit bolder that it was in the past and other ...
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What's the difference between Google Chrome and/or Chromium? What are the advantages/disadvantages to each?

I used Google Chrome in Windows, and am now using Chromium in Ubuntu. Is there any difference to the two programs? What are the advantages and disadvantages to each program? Which one seems better? ...
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flash player doesn't work on chromium

I have upgraded to 14.04LTS and my flash player doesn't work on chromium facebook only!!! It is the latest version of adobe, and works on you tube, as well as with firefox facebook. Am I missing ...
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Open URL in Chromium and switching to existing tab open if URL already open

I was trying to create Unity quicklists for Gmail. But if the Gmail was already opened, it will still create another tab and load the web page, rather than switching to the existing. I even tried ...
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Flash players not working on chromium

I have installed both Adobe flash player and Pepper flash player on Ubuntu 14.04. But I can't watch any Facebook videos on chromium. what might be the problem?
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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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How do I reduce the font size on tabs in Chrome in Ubuntu?

The tabs in Ubuntu (Xubuntu 14.04) have a larger font than Firefox. See comparison in attached image. How do I reduce this size?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium Kiosk Mode in XSession German Keyboard?

I have a very strange problem. I set up a Kiosk System with Ubuntu and Chromium-browser. As noted in several tutorials I start chromium in a custom XSession: # /usr/share/xsessions/kiosk.desktop ...
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Cannot install packages in Lubuntu 12.04

I've just installed lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer aspire one netbook. I've noticed that although chromium-browser is installed, it doesn't come with a flash-player. I tried to install it using sudo ...
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Three backslashes in front of email address when using mailto.

In opening an email address with mailto in Chromium three backslashes appear in front of it in the recipient field that I have to manually remove before sending. I use Xubuntu 15.04, and Chromium ...
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Flash Player installed with update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree is not working on YouTube on Chromium

I was following the instructions on this page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Chromium/Getting-Flash . I run this in the terminal: sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install and I get this output: ...
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GFX tearing in Chromium Window

I seem to be having a tearing problem in Chromium. I'm on Ubuntu 15.04, and am using the proprietary AMD graphics. I enabled by going to software & updates, and selected the fglrx-updates. ...
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hdfc bank net banking page not accessible

Whenever I try to open the website www.hdfcbank.com, the website opens. Then I check the netbanking box and press the login tab below. A new window opens up as it is supposed to, but in the new ...
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Video and sound keep cutting out in Chromium - Ubuntu 15.04

Without fail, after one or two plays, YouTube videos will stop working. Videos will continue to load, but will not play. This also effects Google Play Music, which leads me to believe this is an issue ...
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How to change chromium-browser indicator icon?

I tried to copy it with sudo cp /home/USERNAME/Bilder/Kram/chromium-browser.svg /usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/apps/ to replace the indicator icon. But it remains always the same: The icon I ...