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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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Strange new disks appeared in Ubuntu

All of sudden I noticed two new disks in my Ubuntu 16.04: /var/lib/snapd/snaps/core_5662.snap (deleted) and /var/lib/snapd/snaps/chromium_506.snap (deleted) . What are they and why did they appear? ...
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Browser usage history

I have been using Ubuntu 16.04 with Chromium browser. The browser crashed today and all bookmarks and history for the last 3 months disappeared. It is possible that I was logged into a Chromium ...
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Why should I update chrome when I am using chromium?

I am using Chromium Version 71.0.3578.80 (Official Build) Built on Ubuntu, running on Ubuntu 16.04 (64-bit) This morning my whatsapp web tab asked me to update Chrome with the following message: ...
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How to remove chromium browser which was installed via deb file offline?

I had installed chromium-browser offline from .deb file. Now I want to remove it but I am not able to do it. apt just returns: Package 'chromium-browser' is not installed, so not removed. How to ...
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Chromium is showing a wrong path to the Desktop

I just installed chromium from the Ubuntu Software center, and when I try to download anything and choose the Desktop link from the left column located on that window that appears, it saves the ...
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Chromium-browser libprotobuf ERROR when using PPAPI flash --> Segmentation fault

I can't start up the chromium-browser after an update. adobe-flash-properties-gtk:amd64 and adobe-flashplugin:amd64 were upgraded today. How do I fix this issue? $ chromium-browser Using PPAPI ...
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Problems upgrading software

I have been lately getting a following error e: could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: resource temporarily unavailable) e: unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/...
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Chromium “No Internet Connection”

I am running Xubuntu 16.04 and I have Chromium installed, when I try to search by voice using https://www.google.com I get to another view where I can see "No Internet connection" and I do have ...
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Unable to upload .amr files in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to upload media files to a website I'm maintaining. The latest one to be added is .amr (test file from here) and it's causing problems, but only with Ubuntu. It works fine on Mac OS (High ...
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Chromium and Pidgin very slow after using gpg on command line

I am new (or back after a long time) to Linux and decided to install Kubuntu 18.10. Everything was fine until I used gpg --gen-key in a terminal. After that Chromium and Pidgin started very slow. ...
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Where can I configure Chromium's default command line arguments?

Where can I store default command line arguments to chromium? Like if I want to set the password-store, incognito, or the proxy options?
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Error opening directory: Permission denied when selecting download location in Chromium and Firefox

I am trying to change my download location to a different internal hard drive. I get the following errors with both Chromium and Firefox: [![enter image description here][1]][1] My permissions are ...
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How to make Spotify Web player work in Chromium?

My question is related to a similar question about Spotify Web Player. It appears the Spotify Web Player will not work in Chromium according to this thread. For privacy purposes, I prefer to use ...
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Chromium manager that integrates with Virtual Desktops (workspaces)?

I am using XFCE, but this question isn't specific to XFCE. I'm wondering if there is any mechanism that integrates Chromium tabs with the Window Manager. Oftentimes I have too many tabs, and I want ...
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Apparmore profile for Chromium browser

Was there any changes in apparmore profile for Chriomium browser since 16.04 LTS? Ubuntu 17.x was skipped. We ran 16.04, now B.Beaver. With transition to Beaver Chriomium stopped to be able to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 missing files from /etc

I have three Ubuntu 16.04 installation. After running a dpkg -V I see, the /etc/default/chromium-browser is missing on all of them, and /etc/init.d/keyboard-setup missing from two of them, but both ...
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Chromium/Opera “randomly” not rendering in i3

I'm on 18.04, using i3, and sometimes when I go from some workspace to a workspace containing chromium or opera, those windows aren't redrawing. I can still press ctrl+s to open a "save to" popup, ...
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Chromium 70 doesn't respect XFCE Window Manager border

After upgrading from 69.0.3497.81 to 70.0.3538.67 using sudo apt upgrade. Using the --app-id={appId} flag to open a page as a standalone app, Chromium adds it's own window border with the three dots ...
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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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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 ...