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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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How do I prevent/hide the snap folder of Chromium in my home directory Ubuntu 18.10? [duplicate]

When I open Chromium I see in my home directory that there is a snap folder from Chromium browser, and when I remove the snap folder I see my bookmarks are gone! How can I change this directory or ...
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How to completely remove chromium browser from Ubuntu 18.04

I installed chromium using: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser Then I want to completely remove it. I used: sudo apt-get remove chromium --purge rm -rf ~/.config/chromium rm -rf ~/.cache/...
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youtube in firefox not showing part of the video and full screen and theater mode icons

i had this problem for 2 months maybe now i use to ignore it but i said to myself why not find a solution so my problem is with firefox when ever i play a youtube video it cuts part of the video image ...
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Is chromium-browser from Trusty repos up-to-date security-wise?

Ubuntu Trusty reaches EOL only in April 2019. But chromium-browser package is several releases out-of-date, at least if we judge by version number. Namely, current version in Bionic is 69.0.3497.81-...
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How to get rid of errors while launching browser from terminal?

I have been facing problems to run the browser from the terminal. If I launch Firefox it shows below: (firefox:12544): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: :1:34: Expected ')' in color ...
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How can I enable Touch events on Chromium when running in kiosk mode?

I'm having an issue wherein touch events do not work on a touch-capable monitor when Chromium is started with the --kiosk flag. If I remove the flag, touch events behave as I'd like them to. Here's ...
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Certain websites not rendering correctly in Firefox/Chrome/Chromium

Some elements on webpages are not rendering correctly in Ubuntu 18.04. These mostly include things like icon links and scrollable lists among other dynamic elements. Here is an example of such a ...
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Issues With Yubikey and Google

I'm having issues signing in my Google account that has 2fa (Yubikey) enabled (OS is Ubuntu 18.04). I tried on both, latest versions of Chromium and Firefox but without success. When asked, I click ...
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Chromium has no installation candidate

I just installed a completely fresh system in a VM with Ubuntu Server 18.04. The only extra package I selected on OS installation was PostgreSQL 10. Then after a restart I upgraded everything: sudo ...
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How to stop Chromium from being shared between real desktop and remote desktop?

Still pretty new to Linux and ubuntu in general. Problem: I tried opening chromium on my ubuntu machine through the icon but it won't open. I then tried the terminal: "chromium-browser" which then ...
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Chrome and Chromium crash at login

As in the title, I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and installed at first chrome-stable but as soon as I try to sign in my account it freezes until it asks me to force quit (chromium web browser does ...
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Firefox freezing with 100% CPU usage for 30 seconds when launching Chromium

Recently I started to observe this very confusing and annoying, not to say worrying behaviour when having Firefox open and then launching Chromium: For around 30 seconds, Firefox' child processes ...
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dropdowns too slow on firefox and chromium after upgrade to 18.04

I don't know why but, since I upgraded from 14.04 version to the newer 18.04, I have been experienced some weird behavior with dropdowns in both of my installed web browsers. I'm using ubuntu 18.04, ...
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Restore Chromium Favicons

Recently I reorganized my Chromium bookmarks, by moving them into subfolders. Accordingly all favicons disappeared. How to restore favicons without reopening all of the bookmarks, because there are ...
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Mouse cursor size is tiny in Chromium (Ubuntu 18.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 with default gnome and I installed Tweaks to change my themes. I'm using theme DMZ White for my cursors. Everything is OK except for Chromium (Version 69.0.3497.81 (Official ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Chromium Browser How to disable Alt + F4

I'm running chromium browser in kiosk mode on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but users can still use Alt + F4 to exit the browser. For all other applications it works if I disable Alt + F4 but for Chromium it ...
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Chromium config folder is missing in Ubuntu 18.04

I've installed Chromium from the Ubuntu Software app and added extensions such as lastpass and authy. Lastpass wasn't remembering my browser, and upon investigating I discovered I don't have Chromium ...
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(Ubuntu 18.04) (Chromium) (Flash) Plugin is not supported.

Whenever I open a page with a flash in it, It is replaced with with a white background, writing that says "Plugin not supported", and a grey puzzle piece above the writing. Any thoughts on how to ...
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In Chromium browser but not in Firefox or Nautilus - Error opening directory '/media/tm/World': Permission denied

I get an error when trying to save browser pages to any partition other than Home when using Chromium. The error does not occur in Firefox or Nautilus. In an attempt to get write access to the Win ...
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Chromium home screen text bar doesn't work Ubuntu 18.04

Every time I open a new window or a new tab, I can't use the text bar in the middle of the screen. I have to write what I want to search on the address bar. I am using Chromium mostly on full screen ...
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How to get back my previous omnibox in Google Chrome 69 or Chromium 69?

For several versions in recent past, the color of the omnibox in Google Chrome (and Chromium) was determined by the user's gtk3 theme (if the user opted for using a gtk theme instead of classic mode ...
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Font does not change in google chrome and chromium

I tried to change the font settings in google chrome and chromium, re-install them, restart my computer, delete the related folders in .config, the font still remains the same.
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kubuntu 18.4 froze

can You suggest a suitable approach to analyze and solve the new and infrequent freezes that occur (3x so far) while I simply browse the web on firefox, etc, in Kubuntu 18.04? Thank you! G West
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How to customize text color in Chromium tabs?

Does anybody by any chance know how to customize the color of the text in Chromium tabs? I know that Chromium loads these colors from the GTK theme that is used. I'm currently using the Arc theme. I'...
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Strange starting behavior of firefox, thunderbird, chromium, Ubuntu 18.04

I am working with Ubuntu 18.04 and notice a strange behavior of programs like firefox, thunderbird or chromium: If I open firefox, it typically takes maybe two minutes until it starts. Same with ...
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How to hide desktop until application starts fullscreen

Using Lubuntu 18.04.1. I am running an application on startup from ~/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart. This application uses node.js to start a Chromium browser full screen in kiosk mode, and ...
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I can not uninstall chromium browser

This browser crashes my entire system on a regular basis and absolutely has to be removed. It does not appear in Software Center. Running sudo apt remove chromium-browser tells me that it is not ...
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Chromium-browser not loading due to error while loading libEGL.so.1

Failed to open connection to "session" message bus: /bin/dbus-launch terminated abnormally with the following error: Autolaunch error: X11 initialization failed. Starting a11y dbus service! Failed to ...
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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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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 ...