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Chromium is the open source (BSD-licenced) web browser that Google Chrome is based on. Use this tag for questions about installing, configuring or using the free software Chromium browser, not the proprietary Chrome browser published by Google.

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A chromium line process source on task manager

i have chromium browser installed on ubuntu 18.04, in task manager there is a line in chromium browser wich i want to know is normal or no, the line is: --type=utility --utility-sub-type=network.mojom....
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Web browsers cannot save files other than to the default location in Ubuntu 22.04

This issue is probably related to others but so far I haven't seen a proper solution. UPD: I checked that xdg-desktop-portal-gnome (for gnome and gtk, as well) is already installed and hence the ...
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Chromium not rendering properly on some webpages

For some reason, Chromium doesn't seem to load certain parts of some webpages. I've been trying to fix it but to no avail. I was hoping someone knew how to fix this issue. I'm using Lubuntu 22.04 LTS. ...
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Chromium can't save files to home subfolders

I experience a blocking problem : Chromium (snap install), Chrome (deb package), Firefox (ubuntu's pre-installed) and Telegram (snap) can't save files to custom subfolders in home directory. Ex. ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 freezes when taking a screenshot with Brave (chrome) console open + right-clicking on the refresh button

Today I tried to take a screenshot of the little menu that appears when you right-click the refresh button in Brave (Chrome) and perform "Empty cache and Hard Reload" (when the console is ...
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Your help for an 'exe' process when opening chromium browser

i have a process in task manager which appears when i open chromium browser version 87 (the latest browser version which works on my old pentium M laptop). Its name is 'exe' (i use pid top command in ...
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Trouble pasting in the "save-as" window in snap apps

Since I upgraded to ubuntu 22.04, when trying to paste in the "save-as" window in snap apps (Firefox, Chromium, Telegram), I get the message "the folder contents could not be displayed&...
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youtube freezing videos in fresh 22.04 installation

I recently installed ubuntu 22.04 fresh installations on intel NUC 's intel-i5 D5420WYK with no sound, no video on youtube (freezing). Tried ubuntu extras and login sesion as xorg config :( Tried in ...
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How do I fix snap browsers in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS?

How do I fix snap browers in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS? Firefox will not launch. I tried removing and reinstalling. Also, I installed Chromium and it would not launch. I have a new install of 22.04 in a ...
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Browser won't open Zoom using xdg

I have installed Zoom on Ubuntu 22.04, but cannot login, since my browsers (any of them, firefox, chrome, brave) will not open Zoom by xdg tag zoommtg. Some people had issues with the capital Z, but ...
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Firefox and Chromium Won't Start in Ubuntu 22.04 with Nouveau Driver

I just did a clean install of Ubuntu 22.04 on two machines with Nvidia video cards. With the default nouveau video driver, neither Firefox or Chromium (both snaps) will start. Firefox gives the ...
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ERROR:network_change_notifier_win.cc(226)] WSALookupServiceBegin failed with: 0

I am having the error while running a custom browser inside wine (wine-5.0) in Ubuntu 20.04 . The browser is a customized version of Chromium. Googling displayed a few results, in which all ended up ...
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System Info shows Mint but Ubuntu 21.10 is installed -> can't upgrade to 22.04

I have done a fresh install of 21.10 a while ago and today I wanted to upgrade to 22.04. However, I have installed Chromium via the Mint repository since it's no longer in the Ubuntu repo. After that ...
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How to remove Chromium from snap?

I'm looking to remove chromium as so: root@mordor:~# root@mordor:~# snap info chromium name: chromium summary: Chromium web browser, open-source version of Chrome publisher: Canonical✓ store-...
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Launch only one chromium instance

I'm running Chromium from snap storage at Ubuntu 20.04 with Openbox and minimal install. How can I run only one instance of Chromium browser by each additional click in panel (lxpanel) or launch ...
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Crashing From Light Multitasking - This can't be normal right?

I would love help to further troubleshoot this. (ubuntu 20.04, nvdia 2070S) Processor: Intel i9-9900K (16) @ 5.000GHz I experience crashes from various programs when doing even light multitasking. It ...
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How do I make audio work with pulseaudio in systemd?

I'm trying to live stream my website to the rtmp server via pulseaudio, ffmpeg and chromium in ubuntu 20.04. Everything works great if I execute the following commands in shell: pulseaudio& ffmpeg ...
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Chromium menus blackout on Ubuntu 20.04

I tried both graphical install and sudo install via terminal. I'm running Ubuntu single boot on a Dell computer. No other operating systems are on this computer. Firefox is the only browser I'm ...
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Chromium on Kubuntu Stops Rendering Fonts After A While

Environment: Kubuntu 20.04.4 LTS Chromium Version 99.0.4844.51 (Official Build) snap (64-bit) (happened on older versions, too) I use Chromium a lot. I regularly have 50+ tabs open over several ...
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Chromium: strange justified layout

With Chrome it looks good: But with Chromium it looks strange: Versions: Google Chrome 99.0.4844.51 (Official Build) (64-bit) Chromium 98.0.4758.102 (Offizieller Build) snap (64-Bit) URL: https:...
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How to install the Flash player

I have been desperately looking for a way to install flash player on Firefox or Chromium but the tutorials on all the websites that I saw were useless. They all redirect to the Adobe website which ...
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Chromium Updated for Ubuntu 18.04?

I haven't received an update notice for Chromium browser lately. My version is 97.0.4692 and what little info I could find says there is a version 98.0.4758.81. Should I find a way to update to most ...
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Lastest updates destroyed right click menus in Chromium 100.---

Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Only seems to impact Chromium web browser, all other right click menus seem to work normally. I only see a solid block of mixed characters. I tried updating to the latest Chromium ...
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How to make Snap Chromium follow dark theme preference?

"Dark" and "GTK+" is selected in Ubuntu and Snap Chromium's Settings--Appearance. However Chromium's internal pages and websites are all using light theme, and only the title bar ...
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Chrome, Firefox, Chromium all freezing and crashing Ubuntu 20.04

Chrome, Firefox, and Chromium all have the same issue: sometimes a tab will lock up and need to be closed. Sometimes it shows an "Aw, snap" error SIGSEGV. Sometimes it totally freezes Ubuntu ...
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Everything I tried to update I received this message [duplicate]

$ sudo apt -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were automatically ...
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Emoji Issue with Chromium browsers in Ubuntu 21.10

My one of the very first distros is Ubuntu 20.04. Later I changed to 'Arch'ers. But again with introduction to Gnome 40 in ubuntu, I came back again. But I'm facing an wiered issue in brave. Most time ...
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Please help edit Gtk pathway- Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Focal proxychain thru snap brave browser

I'm a newbie trying to install proxychain v4 on ubuntu 20.04. when I try to open proxychain via commandline-- proxychain brave www.duckduckgo.com -- i get a error message "Gtk-Message: Failed to ...
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Chromium snap can't access /home/user/repos/myrepo files, and I intended to use the dev console, and I find no way around it

So I've got Xubuntu. I typically use Firefox, but I'm learning front-end with JS. I can use the dev tools of FF, but I wanted to try the tools on Chrome/ium too. There's not deb available so I ...
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MIDI USB/WebUSB in Chromium: Novation Components web app on ubuntu

this is a question regarding the music production device Novation Circuit Tracks. You are supposed to use this web app to maintain the device. This requires a a browser with MIDI capability, such as ...
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Snap applications (Firefox and Chromium) snap cannot open folders mounted via sshfs

Snap versions of Firefox and Chromium refuse to open folders and files mounted via sshfs while the same folder is normally browseable from the command line and from Gnome and the files can be opened ...
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Chromium does not start after killing chrome, some wine application also not working

Chromium does not start after killing chrome, some wine application also not working. Some clues? What caused this? kill $(pgrep chrome) but why I don't see chromium in /home/user_name/.config/mc I ...
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Rearranging tabs in Chromium is broken (possibly due to upgrade to impish)

Previously I was able to rearrange my tabs in Chromium. When dragging them down, they would emerge as a seperate window. Today, my tabs immediately emerge as a separate window, and can only be ...
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Chromium Video-Call: Blurred background -> CPU fan

If I use the "blurred background" feature in a video call in Chromium, then the CPU fan gets very loud. I have quite new Lenovo Laptop. Maybe Chromium can't use the hardware acceleration. ...
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how to set lxqt dark theme preference for chromium

Links I've already visited and tried: https://askubuntu.com/questions/1120735/lubuntu-18-10-black-theme-black-background-and-white-bright-text-in-every-apps#:~:text=Window%20manager,-Lubuntu%2018.10%...
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After update UnGoogled-Chromium Web-Browser is not connecting to the internet

I've been using the UnGoogled-Chromium Web-Browser for two years now and never had any problems with it until yesterday, the only thing I did was an update Web-Browser Version: Version 95.0.4638.54 (...
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chromium cannot run with www-data user

I'm using chromium on this php package https://github.com/symfony/panther Install: apt-get install chromium-chromedriver Function has been called: $this->client = Client::createChromeClient('/usr/...
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How to install Chromium from the Linux Mint repositories in Ubuntu?

I want to install Chromium from the Linux Mint repositories in Ubuntu 20.04, to avoid snap. This answer describes how to install Chromium from the Debian repository. However, the Linux Mint repository ...
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Unable to Access internet via Chrome or Chromium Browser.Access possible only through Tor Browser

I am having problem connecting to internet via Chrome/Chromium Browsers,When I try I receive the error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG. I am using Ubuntu 20.4 Desktop Background information The browsers ...
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Upload Files in Chromium which are stored in a Cloud-Storage

I use Chromium. When I want to upload a file, then Chromium only let me choose local files which I have on my laptop. I would like to upload images from a cloud-storage (gdrive, dropbox, onedrive, ...)...
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How should I enable hardware graphics acceleration in Chromium web-browser running on Ubuntu MATE 21.10 on RPi 4 (armhf)?

I have just installed Ubuntu MATE 21.10 (32-bit, armhf) on my Raspberry Pi 4 with 4 Gb of RAM. Note: I need 32-bit version to have Modelica compiler available. All settings are default. Information ...
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open whatsapp links with web.whatsapp.com

There is still no way to install a native Linux application for whatsapp, so I always use whatsapp's webapp with my daily browser (chromium based brave-browser). Everything works [mostly] fine, except ...
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Chrome/Chromium keeps showing "Your connection was interrupted"

About once a minute (sometimes more, sometimes less), both Chrome and Chromium show "Your connection was interrupted". Sometimes it just doesn't load and shows a blank screen. On JS heavy ...
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Keyboard doesn't work in Chromium

I opened chrome and realized that the keyboard does nothing. I can't type any URLs or do Ctrl+T to open new tabs. It's like the keyboard isn't there. The keyboard works fine in all other applications. ...
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Chrome/ium browsers render ghost content on Wayland + Nvidia 470 driver

Despite attempts to fiddle with some of the browser flags (like gpu blocklist) all Chromium based browsers (including Brave) seem to render no visible content. But the content is really there and I ...
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no hardware decoding on chromium-based browser

I have an intel uhd 630 graphic card working under Ubuntu 20.04. After a configuration of Firefox, it can use the hardware graphic decoding for H264 or VP9. But with chromium-based browser I can't ...
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Why is Firefox the default? [duplicate]

I know that at first glance this may seem like an opinion-based question, but there has to be a definitive answer to why the developers chose Firefox rather than a browser like Chromium, even though ...
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Chromium - right click menus and system bar button do not render

I had been using Ubuntu 21.04 (GNOME) till now but a few days back when I upgraded to 21.10 I started getting these wierd error messages from chromium when launched from the terminal. I tried to ...
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WebGL vs. Chromium freezes

I'm using Chromium as the main browser on my Ubuntu. A few weeks back I had regularly problems due to Chromium freezing randomly when I opened a context menu on the bookmark bar, or on some other ...
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Share Screen with Chromium: Black Screen

If I want to share the screen in Chromium, I see only black screens. I can share the screen, but the other participants only see a black screen. Sharing a window or chromium tab works fine. I use ...
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