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Questions tagged [chromium]

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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Ubuntu 18.04 Touchscreen Kiosk – Disable Multi-Touch Gestures

I'm running a kiosk touchscreen through Chromium. I've got it setup so that a Chromium application is running with the --kiosk flag, which prevents access to the OS. The problem I have is with the ...
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Colors incorrect in Chromium

In the attached screenshot, there is an image of the same webpage in Chromium 68.0.3440.75 and Firefox 61.0.1. As you can see, the colors and fonts are unreadable in Chrome's rendering of the same ...
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Is there a way to safely close down Chromium from the command-line?

Is there a way using command-line/bash to safely close down Chromium (running multiple tabs), that will not cause the application to shutdown incorrectly. Using (for example): $ pkill -3 chromium (...
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Chromium doesn't shutdown correctly with 2 or more active tabs open (18.04)

Whenever I shutdown or reboot or logout of my computer with Chromium running at least 2 active tabs, the next time I launch Chromium I get the following error: This error happens if I shutdown or ...
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Strange pixelated Chromium in 18.04

After I installed Ubuntu 18.04, I started having this weird problem with Chromium browser (see screenshots). It does not appear all the time however. It happens often when I maximize Chromium from ...
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I cannot install Chromium on ARMBIAN 5.54 stable Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) 4.17.9-sunxi64 [closed]

I am trying to install to my Orangepi Prime and get the error: root@orangepiprime:~/Projects/InstaPy# sudo apt install chromium-browser Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Issues Opening Applications on 18.04

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 and I have been having problems opening and using several of the applications I have installed, including Google Chrome and Eclipse. I can click on Chrome, and I get the ...
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Running script at shutdown and reboot to prevent Chromium session loss

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.1 and I'm trying to create a script that shuts down Chromium properly before shutting down the system so that it doesn't give me "restore session" popup after booting. I ...
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Both Chrome and Chromium log me out of everything

running 18.04.1 as the originally installed OS on a Dell XPS 13. Both Chrome and Chromium log me out of everything every time I restart my computer, even though I have set it to pick up where I left ...
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speech to text not works on ubuntu's browser

I've to start a project that will include the "speech to text" feature. So i start to check what is available around, and I found this: https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2013/01/Voice-Driven-...
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Make system proxy as VPN addones for chrome

I add setupVPN addones to my chromium , is there a way to make system proxy configuration as chromium (or as setupVPN if it controlls chromium proxy)
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16.04 can't access installed programs + error report xorg

Today I noticed that my What's app web program had changed its name to Whats-green. Immediately thereafter, I saw that my Chromium icon is now called "Whatsapp." I went to dinner and when I came ...
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Some drop down menus don't work in chromium

Ubuntu 18.04 chromium version 66.0.3359.181-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 in Unity Any ideas what's going on here?
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Chromium-browser keeps crashing ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I have 2 GB allocated for swap partition and I have 16 GB of RAM. Yet my chromium-browser keeps crashing if I have too many tabs open. How is that possible with 16GB ram? I am running Ubuntu 18.04 64-...
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Run Exploitable Applications As Nobody?

I would like to know if it is possible, and if so how, to run exploitable applications, such as web browsers because of malicious Javascript on websites, as nobody user even though my actual user is a ...
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snap - how to grant permament permission to read folder

I have installed chromium snap package. Each time I download file and try to open it or download folder I see a Gnome promp form with question: 'Allow opening file? Allow snap "chromium" to open file "...
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How can I create a custom shortcut to a website on my Desktop?

I'm trying to convert this MS Windows shortcut to Ubuntu/GNOME. How do I create a Chromium incognito shortcut (with website) on the desktop? This example is for the Yandex Browser (but I will be ...
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Why are only installed chromium extensions listed

On a new laptop, I installed Lubuntu 18.04 from an.ISO. Then, on the new laptop, I installed Chromium from the available software list. Chromium synced with Chromium on another laptop and inherited ...
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Chromium Web Browser will show PDF font from usps.com — but prints gibberish

The PDF prints fine when using FireFox but not with Chromium. Also, when using Chromium to save the PDF document, and then open that PDF in FireFox, that prints out OK. So the problem only happens ...
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Using VS Code with Chromium Snap

I'm trying to get VS Code debugging of a React client app working where Chromium is the Snap package. I think I have everything configured properly except that I don't know how to tell VS Code how to ...
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Why does chromium start both windows on top of eachother (and X sometimes crashes)?

I'm using X server to start two chromium windows (one on each monitor). I have it set up where I have had it work the way I want, but unreliably. I'd say that about 10% of the time the setup works as ...
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Steam browser doesn't work and games can't be installed

UPD: One of the problems is now fixed! The fix is at the end of this post. I always try to google an answer without posting to forums myself, but now I am stuck with this problem for a few days. I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 does not work well with cursor keys and page up and down in Chromium

After a fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.04, the Chromium 66.0.3359.181 (Versão oficial) Built on Ubuntu , running on Ubuntu 18.04 64 bits, does not work well with the navigation keys: cursor and page ...
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Ctrl+Shift+T doesn't restore closed tab [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 18.04 with Ubuntu-Wayland. I configured Ctrl+Shift for switching keyboard layout. And now in chrome Ctrl+Shift+T doesn't restore closed tab but only opens empty tab as Ctrl+T. How to fix it....
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Linux on my chromebook just broke - why?

I have a chromebook that I dual-boot linux on via crouton. I was flipping back and forth between chromium and linux using the keyboard shortcut, and it just randomly stopped working. I tried rebooting ...
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Cannot save to secondary drives from Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04

I have two drives set up on my computer; the first is the boot drive that holds Ubuntu 18.04 and is an SSD, the second is a Western Digital drive that I use for storage. Both show up in directory ...
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Firefox perhaps having trouble with stackexchange and possibly making too many requests

Does Firefox have trouble with Stackoverflow? It fixes itself pretty quickly. I have a slow connection. Went ahead and installed chromium-browser. Chrome seems a bit better, but not hugely. ...
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execute a script on shutdown before the Xserver is terminated

I asked this questions on Ubuntu Forums a couple of months ago but did not find a solution there, so I ask it again here. I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I am trying to solve the problem that Chromium tells ...
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Adobe Flash Content blocked in all browsers Ubuntu 18 LTS

since two days I'm trying to bring Adobe Flashplayer to work. I tried it in all latest versions of Firefox, Chrome and Chromium, following tips from other users to install the corresponding player. It ...
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Chromium top bar indicator icon invisible in Ubuntu 18.04

When using the chromium browser, the indicator icon in the top bar is invisible. As in, there's nothing there, but I can click the empty space and it functions fine. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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How can custom compose key combinations be defined for all applications?

Supposedly, new custom compose key combinations can be defined in the ~/.XCompose file. This seems to work well for GTK applications like gedit, firefox and gnome-terminal. But it isn't working for ...
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Chromium and Firefox slow after upgrade to 18.04

I have re-installed from 18.04 after using 14.04. Now, Chrome and Firefox can take ages to connect to sites, and sometimes fail with a socket error. Running speed tests, they start off ok, but reruns ...
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Why does Chromium take up 1 GB in my .config and can I reduce that size?

My /home/myname/.config/chromium/Default folder has a size of 1.3 GB. Most of that, 900 MB in .../File System. Almost all of that is in .../033/p/00, in the files 00000006, 00000002, 00000000 and with ...
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Firefox not creating sslkeylog file after setting SSLKEYLOGFILE variable

I ran this in the terminal: export SSLKEYLOGFILE=/home/user/sslkeylog After opening regular Firefox, the developer version of Firefox and Chromium, "sslkeylog" was never created, even after visiting ...
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Google Chrome not using Ubuntu's Titlebar and Window Buttons

Here's Chrome: And here's Chromium: The settings: Any way to fix this in Chrome?
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Audio control with Ubuntu inside Docker

Trying to achive: Docker running Ubuntu xenial. Process inside the docker is launching Chromium. Chromium is connecting to WebRTC session (peer to peer meeting with audio). The Chromium is ...
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Unviewable videos on Ubuntu 18.04 and Chromium

After a clean install of Ubuntu 18.04 I have serious problems with Chromium web browser an video streaming. Every few seconds of video playback whole system freezes for a couple of seconds, eating CPU ...
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Chromium flashplayer

Did anyone manage to get chromium web-browser working with flashplayer ? So far what I tried: sudo apt install flashplugin-installer that worked well for firefox but no effect on chromium. then I ...
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Some applications (Chromimum, Firefox) not showing Application Menu in 18.04 + Gnome 3

After installing Ubuntu 18.04 with a basic Gnome 3 configuration, I noticed that some applications such as Chromium and Firefox Mozilla do not show the application menu. As such, it makes it difficult ...
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Firefox and Chromium fail to reach websites under 18.04

Just installed 18.04. Firefox and Chromium fail to reach some websites, but not all. Android has no difficulty with the same sites.
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Chromium Password Manager NOT requiring password to view passwords

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and chrome://settings/passwords is what I'm talking about. I was going there to check a password that I forgot, and to my surprise, clicking the Show Password button shows me ...
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Chromium can't start in Ubuntu 18.04 after signing into Google account

Hi I'm having trouble starting Chromium after I sign in my Google account. Chromium would start fine (but quite slow) if I don't sign in. After signing in and restarting Chromium, I get the following ...
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Hide chromium's title bar using Compiz

Ever since updating to Chromium v65 or 18.04 (not sure which one is the culprit), unchecking the "Use system title bar and borders" doesn't work anymore. The title bar will shows up once I unmaximize ...
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Youtube micro-stutter after 18.04

After I upgraded to 18.04 (clean install mind you) I gotten lots of micro-stutter for example by playing back videos on Youtube. It can't at all handle 1080p 60fps on a video without dropping lots of ...
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Chromium does not launch on Ubuntu 18.04

Chromium does not complete its launch, just hangs with the error messages below. Help wanted. tob@monte-carlo:~$ chromium Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Gtk-Message: ...
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Chromium wont open from the launcher

I haven't been able to open chromium from the launcher (Ubuntu 14.04) for a few days, every time I call it from the terminal I get the next message: Using PPAPI flash. Fontconfig warning: "/etc/...
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Chromium : ninja Error

I am installing quic for testing purpose. But while installing I am getting the error: ninja: fatal: ninja version (1.6.0) incompatible with build file ninja_required_version version (1.7.2). I have ...
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Chromium loading on the tab lags

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 and Chromium 65.0.3325.181. Everything was good before the last update but after the update (updated chromium and Ubuntu base), Chromium loading on the tab lagging before ...
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Amazon prime videos do not play in Ubuntu

does anybody know what needs to be installed to play videos from www.primevideo.com on chromium or firefox in Ubuntu ?
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Broken/corrupt image thumbnails in Chromium, 16.04

Xubuntu 16.04, kernel 4.13, nvidia 390.3 Images often get broken/corrupted in chromium after the browser is rebooted or tabs switched. Have tried clearing/deleting cache, reinstalling chromium. ...