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Several snap applications crashing at startup

Several applications like KeepassXC and chromium-browser are crashing at startup. To me it looks like there is an error in snap. I had the same issue with firefox and got it fixed as soon as I took it ...
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Why does the latest set of video drivers break Chromium browsers?

The following update caused the Chromium browser to fail: Start-Date: 2023-05-23 18:59:16 Commandline: apt-get upgrade libegl-mesa0 libgbm1 libgl1-mesa-dri libglapi-mesa libglx-mesa0 libxatracker2 ...
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Since 23 May 2023 Ubuntu 22.04 Mesa updates, Chrome won't display website graphics

These updates were installed this morning: [UPGRADE] apport:amd64 2.20.11-0ubuntu82.4 -> 2.20.11-0ubuntu82.5 [UPGRADE] apport-gtk:amd64 2.20.11-0ubuntu82.4 -> 2.20.11-0ubuntu82.5 [UPGRADE] dpkg:...
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Slack ignores default browser in Linux

The problem has already been stated elsewhere: 8 Posted by u/fractalchemist 4 years ago Slack ignores default browser in Linux I'm using Kubuntu linux, and prior to the upgrade from 18.10 to 19.04 ...
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Building Chromium -- too long and the building args

A Chromium that I'm currently building, has been taking too long - around 12 hours already, it's still around 2/3 from completion at best: ...... [37717/51410] CXX obj/content/browser/browser/...
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Character/font rendering in chromium-browser

buggy font, correct font, more buggy font I've been building some single purpose kiosks using Ubuntu server on RaspberyPis (models 3 and 4). It's a minimal build that uses matchbox-window-manager and ...
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how to restore lost sessions, bookmarks and history in Chromium

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04LTS. I've had problems with chromium giving "not responding errors" and freezing up, and greying out. Even only 1 tab open caused the problem. I tried uninstalling and ...
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google-chrome and microsoft-edge crash on Ubuntu 23.04

The error log: [22102:22102:0426/015135.602783:ERROR:gbm_wrapper.cc(255)] Failed to export buffer to dma_buf: No such file or directory (2) ... [22102:22102:0426/015135.604397:ERROR:gbm_wrapper.cc(255)...
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Why won't Chromium use dark mode?

I have totally ran out of ideas as to why Chrome/Firefox both won't use my GTK theme which is set to dark. I've been messing around with trying to add --force-dark-mode --enable-features=WebUIDarkMode ...
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Firefox and Chromium from snaps unusable due to graphical glitches

After upgrading Ubuntu to 23.04, I can no longer use Firefox nor Chromium provided as snaps. First, this is how Chromium looks like: glitchy Chromium ran from snap package Firefox from snap behaves ...
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File open dialog doesn't actually point to the Home folder..?

Operating System: Kubuntu 22.04 KDE Plasma Version: 5.24.7 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.92.0 Qt Version: 5.15.3 Kernel Version: 5.15.0-69-generic (64-bit) Graphics Platform: X11 Processors: 4 × Intel® ...
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object 'libgtk3-nocsd.so.0' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded when running chromium

Problem description When I run chromium in a bash shell, I get this message: ERROR: ld.so: object 'libgtk3-nocsd.so.0' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (failed to map segment from shared object): ...
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google-chrome and chromium file picker don't pick the correct gtk theme

I still wonder why this happens and does anyone have managed to find any workarounds for this issue. It's very annoying. File picker or save dialog on google-chrome (111.0.5563.146) and chromium (111....
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File manager plays mp3s via blutooth, but neither firefox nor chromium will stream via blutooth, please help, thanks!

I can listen to mp3s via blutooth from the file system, in other words on my hard drive, but when I try to stream sound from either Firefox or Chromium the sound comes out my computer speakers. I ...
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Is it possible to fake the amount of ram or CPU cores in a Docker container?

I want to fake the amount of RAM/CPU cores I have in my Ubuntu container. I'm running Chrome on the container and I'm trying to access a website, but the website needs a certain system requirement to ...
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Menu Access Keys missing underline display in Chromium, Brave, Chrome

I'm using Kubuntu 2022.04.1 but it has happened for other versions of my Linux for a long time. Menu Access Keys are missing. The visual underline of accelerator access keys within menus for Brave / ...
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Text wont unselect on web page in Microsoft Edge on Ubuntu 22.04

I often like to read certain text on the web by selecting it as I read or just to select and copy, but I have recently been noticing after I do this that anywhere else I click on the page does not ...
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Chromium automatically installed in xubuntu 22.04 LTS

After latest packages update, I noticed that Chromium is installed in Xubuntu 22.04LTS. Certainly I never installed Chromium before, neither with Software app nor with sudo apt. I'm the only person ...
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using Xubuntu 22.04 on VirtualBox on Windows and while installing I received an error alert to configure Chromium browser. how do I do this?

I'm using Xubuntu 22.04 on VirtualBox on Windows. While installing I received an error alert to configure Chromium browser. How do I do this?
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Why are some chromium related packages marked for upgrade?

On the latest updates list, I am looking at the packages that have been kept back and some of them are referring to Chromium. Specifically, the packages are: chromium-browser chromium-browser-l10n ...
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Idle time detection for Dashboard screensaver (changing to another website)

I would like to create a dashboard which changes the web page after a certain idle time and after activity jumps back to the original page. Unfortunately I have absolutely no idea of programming and ...
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How to force a application to use the right GTK version save dialog box

I am running Ubuntu 22.04.2, the long term support version, with unity/lightdm, and Chromium browser from the debian archives. Everything works great except for a couple of native integrations, for ...
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snap message: Password storage in Chromium

Upon starting Chromium today, the file /snap/chromium/2319/firstrun/password-en.html is loaded, displaying a message titled "Password storage in Chromium". The message indicates that a ...
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How to get consistent default user data dir when installing snap chromium?

We are getting inconsistent installs of chromium on Ubuntu 20.04. This is with the debian wrapper chromium-browser overlaying snap chromium. We execute using chromium-browser, and do NOT specify --...
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Any tips how to operate any web browser in Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu (Jammy jelly fish) recently but I can not operate any web browser. I used Firefox and Chromium but the VM froze when I tried to open any of these browsers. I also tried to install ...
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Chromium Snap Updating

I am confused about the 13 day timer re snap chromium update. I have read the update takes place only after the 13 day has run, and then it just crashes the app if it is running and updates. I've ...
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Start up Application Chromium

How to add chromium to run in start up? I used the command which you can see in image. But it's not working. I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I have updated both OS and browser up to date.
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How to fix broken chromium browser in 22.04 (snap)

This morning I used Chromium without any problems. This afternoon it won't start up. I tried the usual walking away to make a cup of tea while a snap thinks about starting up trick, but nope, it never ...
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No Audio from Brave Browser , but works when Switch Account

For a few months I have been troubleshooting no audio coming from brave-browser installed on my Ubuntu 20.04 machine. For example, if I use the same YouTube URL in Brave and Firefox, I get audio from ...
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Chromium keeps crashing on snap

I have chromium installed as snap, unfortunately today I was uploading an excel file on google drive and it crashed. Ever since it, if i restart it it launches and instantly crashes. Killall -9 on ...
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Google Chrome (108.0.5359.124-1) not launching correctly on Ubuntu 22.10 (X11, NVIDIA GPU)

I have said version of Google Chrome installed, and it has stopped working on my ThinkPad P14s, which is running latest Ubuntu 22.10. I have multiple modifications on the OS: I am defaulting on X11, ...
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ubuntu on m1 virtual machine

I installed Ubuntu on m1 UTM ubuntu version:jammy-desktop-arm64.iso LTS 16GB ram 8core cpu UTM virtual machine when i tried to open Firefox it did nothing just loged me out so i installed it threw ...
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Unable to use onedrive on any browser on ubuntu

I am unable to access OneDrive on ubuntu through any browser. Microsoft Edge: Brave: Firefox: I also tried switching from LAN to mobile hotspot. Still the same. This also used to happen on another ...
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How do I disable a Chromium flag?

I am on Ubuntu desktop 20.04 months ago, while hunting a rogue browser extension, I set the --disable-site-isolation-trials flag for my chromium-browser install. Problem: many moons later, I cannot ...
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Why does FnLock work for only a portion of my F-keys?

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 on a Thinkpad x1 carbon 7th gen. I have a problem with my F-keys. It seems that I'm unable to toggle alternate functions for some keys. E.g. the 'F2' key lowers volume, but ...
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Cannot run Chromium as another user from the command line

Chrome is available from the command line: $ chromium --version Chromium 108.0.5359.124 snap But not for other users: $ sudo su otherphil $ chromium --version /user.slice/user-1000.slice/session-3....
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Anyone have this color overlay on Chromium?

It doesn't always happen, but happens often enough to be very annoying. It seems to be connected to Chromium, which is my default browser. I just checked Firefox and there all looks well. What is ...
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Droicam working on Firefox but not on Chromium browser

Following this guide, I have installed droidcam and connected my phone camera to my PC on Ubuntu 22.02. I use https://webcamtests.com/ to test my camera and it is working on Firefox. However, using ...
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Cannot print in Chromium (snap - cups)

I'm having some printing problems in chromium (snap). I have noticed that chromium is installing some new cups snap that should mirror the system cups in some way (proxy mode), but this is not working....
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Website thumbnail/image/icons not loading properly

On youtube, the video thumbnails are greyed but the hover previews works. I can click to play a video but the thumbnails would also be grey. On Reddit, the icons appear as square boxes with ...
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The text selection of a touchscreen does not work in Chromium / Chromium based browsers. Does anyone know a solution?

On Windows, it is possible to first select a text in Chromium based browsers and then zoom the selection similar to a cell phone using the bars on the right and left (see picture). Under Linux, this ...
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Full screen keyboard shortcut not working on selected applications (Chromium)

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 on (though I don't think it matters) a Lenovo X1 Carbon 7th gen. The problem is that I can not toggle full-screen on some applications (e.g. Chromium). If I launch Chromium ...
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Snap is not updating

ubuntu 22.04. i'm updating all the snaps (snap refresh), but it still shows that chromium needs to be updated (snap refresh --list) and in fact the snap was not updated: jojo@work:~$ sudo snap refresh ...
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chrome remote desktop on ubuntu 22.04

I'm trying to use chrome remote desktop on ubuntu 22.04 with chromium browser following the procedure I install the application (version 108.0.5359.33) but, after installation, on the browser page it ...
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Different hotkeys for pinned tabs

Chromium has a Pin Tab feature that keeps certain pages open constantly. It also has a keyboard shortcut, control + 1-8, which can select a specific tab from the tab list. Could I set different ...
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Unable to launch the Chromium browser via Puppeteer on Ubuntu 22.04 after a reboot (unless ssh'ing in first - then it works)

please help me out here. I have a fresh ubuntu server 22.04 setup with node (v18.12.1) / express, and PM2 as the process manager. I have Puppeteer installed and the Chromium browser, which is working ...
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Can I Use Nativefier to Create an App that Runs Through My VPN?

Lately, I have been keeping the VPN extension in my web browser running all the time. But I've started to use nativefier for a number of things, because I like have separate apps for various things—...
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Always use default fonts in Chromium

In Firefox, there is an option to Allow sites to choose their own fonts, which, when disabled, always uses the default fonts. Does this preference have an equivilant in Chromium? PS: I'm using ...
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How to remove chrome remote desktop URL forwarder icon from apps

I was playing around with Chrome remote desktop, Chromium and at some point, I've installed something named "Chrome Remote Desktop URL Forwarder". I saw it in the applications, but I can't ...
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How can I import Microsoft Edge passwords into Firefox?

I'd like a tool that lets me easily import logins and passwords from Microsoft Edge to Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 22.10. I've already attempted the guide here. And it's a decent guide, but for it to to ...
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