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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ERROR: not connected to the gnome-3-28-1804 content interface

I'm using Ubuntu 20.4.2 LTS. $ sudo snap install chromium INFO Waiting for automatic snapd restart... error: cannot perform the following tasks: - Buscar e verificar asserções ...
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Active Application not shown in Chrome only

I'm using 20.04.2 LTS ubuntu dektop. When I use a program, say, Firefox, there is a dot by the launcher icon showing there is an active application for that program. I can click on the active icon ...
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Installing previous version of program: chromium-browser

I have an old computer that doesn't support the newest versions of Chromium, since the CPU lacks the support of SSE3 instructions (I saw that in a forum). Recently, I have updated Chromium and version ...
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Flash Player on Latest Ubuntu?

Hi I'd like to get flash player working on the latest Ubuntu under Chromium or Firefox. I've tried everything under the sun from Google search results to no avail. Is this still possible or is Flash ...
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Chromium installed via Snap regularly only display “sigtrap” for new tabs

On my new Ubuntu 20.10. i wanted to try out Chromium via a snap package installation, in the past i always used the native binaries via the ubuntu repository. So i installed Chromium v90.0.4430.93 via ...
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Identifying Chrome-gn

Recently I was auditing my Ubuntu 20.04.2 system and ran this command: lsof -i -P -n | grep -v "(ESTABLISHED)" The output of that command is shown below: chrome-gn 5603 alkphekka 137u ...
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How to disable log when start application in desktop from terminal [duplicate]

I need open new tab in chromium, in other display, from script terminal. When I open, my terminal receive logs from Xorg or GTK (I don't know who print it). I used the command: DISPLAY=:0 chromium-...
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Chromium opens PDFs with Gimp, rather than the system default

This is a really weird issue: whenever I download and open a PDF in Chromium, it will always open it with Gimp, while my system default PDF viewer is evince (aka Document Viewer). I don't know why ...
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Problem with Chromium Web Browser

This problem occurs time to time.How to get rid of this ? The refresh don't work. I can't go to the history pages to delete my data.The only way to solve this problem is to restart PC
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Chromium automatically brings to foreground

I am using chromium on ubuntu 18.04, installed from snap, but I sent it to background while I'm working in a gnome terminal. The page on chromium uses disqus comment service which updates the ...
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File opener multiple path

I'd like to upload multiple files, from different locations at once, can I do it somehow? When i select the file, what I want to upload, I pressed Ctrl+L, and tried to add some paths like: /xy/ab/file,...
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Make chromium as default application available?

I have downloaded Chromium from https://download-chromium.appspot.com/ and I would like that it appears: in the list web. So that I can set as default web app. I have not installed Chromium just ...
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Weird characters (fonts) on chromium on ubuntu 20

Sometimes on chromium, after the laptop wakes up, I've got weird characters. Step to reproduce: Open tabs on chromium Put computer to sleep Wake up computer Login to active session => Weird ...
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Error unistalling Snap version of Chromium

I am running Kubuntu 20.10 on a Samsung Chromebook. Since I was having problems saving files with the Snap version of Chromium, I installed the Deb version and that works fine for me. I tried to ...
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Not able to remove chromium from ubuntu 18.04 - error: snap “chromium” has “remove-snap” change in progress

I tried to uninstall chromium from "Ubuntu software" application . I was not able to do it and thus i followed steps given on here . However after that i am neither able to uninstall it or ...
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Assign flatpak run org.chromium.Chromium to an alias

I am using https://www.cypress.io/ for react components e2e testing. The CypressJS could not detect the installed Chromium on my computer, because I have installed it with flatpark. One of the ...
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chromium-browser cannot cast desktop to chromecast, immediately disconnects

Until recently, the chromium-browser was able to cast desktop windows to a chromecast device via the three-dot-menu and then 'Cast...'. This stopped working, but I can't tell exactly when, since I use ...
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Why is Chromium Rendering Pages Using the Google Satisfy Font?

Every now and again, Chromium renders web pages in Google Satisfy font, as per the screenshot of the Stack Overflow home page. I've used the Satisfy font to write Google documents. I don't use it ...
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Force Chromium to use Dolphin File Manager to save a download

I use KDE Plasma 5.19.5 (Kubuntu 20.10) Chromium Version 89.0.4389.114 (Official Build) snap (64-bit) Dolphin is my default File manager and I customised its favourites and use single click to open ...
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Trying to remove chromium getting and getting read only file system error

I am running Ubuntu LTS 20.04.2 I installed chromium and chrome, I now want to delete chrome. I see chromium in ~/snap/chromium so I delete it using rm -rf ~/snap/chromium, but I still see chromium in ...
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chromium-browser: ERROR: not connected to the gnome-3-28-1804 content interface

my launcher for chromium stopped working recently. i thought i'd try it at the command-line and I saw this: 👉 chromium-browser ERROR: not connected to the gnome-3-28-1804 ...
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How do I remove chromium browser completely from 20.04

I have installed chromium from ubuntu software I first tried to install it first using sudo apt-get install chromium-browser but the process stuck there and I saw lot of comments on it. So I killed ...
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How to restore Bookmarks&history&Tabs&Preference from .confg/google-chrom for chromium?

I am migrating my home from a source PC to a new target laptop. The source one is broken and now is only accessible by ssh. Previously, there was a chrome brower and I saved many pages on the Bookmark ...
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Microphone problem in browsers Ubuntu 20.04

I recently switched from windows and I have a problem with my microphone in Ubuntu 20.04. Although Audacity can record my voice, Messenger Calls, Google Meet, Zoom etc does not seem to operate ...
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How do i start chromium from command line in the left side only of the display, on a specific screen?

Im using Ubuntu Budgie w ubuntu 20.04, I want to have a shortcut for opening 4 different chromiums, 2 on each screen, taking half of the screen each. Any ideas?
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Acer Swift 3 hardware acceleration problem

I have an Acer Swift 3 (2020) Ryzen 4500u/8gb ram Everything works perfectly. But video playback doesn't use hardware acceleration, it's all on the CPU. I have changed flags on chrome/brave/Chromium, ...
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Weird font kerning issue on Chrome and Firefox

I've been using Chromium from the Ubuntu repository since I switched over to Kubuntu last year, but since Chrome Sync was removed I want to switch over to Google Chrome - however I am having font ...
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chromium 89 dumps core: how to revert to 87?

Last Sunday (from dpkg.log) chromium-browser was automatically updated (on my 32-bit Acer Travelmate 800 which I use from home during the pandemic) from 87.0.4280.66-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 to 89.0.4389.82-...
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Chromium: How can I fix broken images?

I get Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 404 () on the png icons. After I change the sorting filter they show correctly, however they break again if I add a new title.
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How to configure policies/preferences for Chromium

I'm trying to enforce an URLAllowlist for my local Chromium (Version 89.0.4389.90, Snap) on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. According to Google the policy should be available. The Chromium project discusses the ...
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Chromium Login Help - Version 89.0.4389.82 (Official Build) snap (64-bit)

Please help me login Profile Login Pane There appears to be no option to login I have tried deleting the following files Login Data, Login Data Journal I have tried removing and reinstalling Chromium
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Chromium Crashes When Triggering File Dialog

I've installed Chromium via Snap. Chromium seems to crash any time it triggers a native file dialog. This can be replicated by doing "Save file as", "Save image as" or simply doing ...
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Sync Chromium with a Google account does not work any more … solutions?

Since around today, March 10, 2021 and recent update to 89.0.4389.82 Chromium stopped syncing to Google accounts. As is turns out, this is due to some changes made by Google. What can we as users do? ...
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Newbie question here regaring screen resolution

I have a question where I bet you can help me out. First of a little of the backstory: I had run a RPi 4 with raspian and a kiosk mode to display my smarthome. I needed to switch to an Ubuntu build ...
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Every once a while my Chromium snap will fail to load any page. A reboot always fixes it. What could be the issue

Every once a while my Chromium snap will fail to load any page. Closing and reopening Chromium doesn't resolve the problem. A reboot (of the OS) always fixes it. What could be the issue? I'm ...
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Ubuntu whole system goes unresponsive from time to time

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on my Acer swift 3 laptop for a few months. In overall, system is performing well, but sometimes my laptop becomes totally unresponsive. In such cases, my only solution is ...
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Chromium is deleting my linked profile

I have updated my system or my system was updated automatically. After relaunching Chromium (implicitly via snap), Chromium shows an error message about my profile and deletes it. The text of the ...
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Chrome suddenly changes UI and Website fonts

A brief overview I'm running Google Chrome stable, Google Chrome beta, and Chromium on Ubuntu 20.04. A couple of months ago, these Chromium-based applications started showing a weird behavior where ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Chromium snap fonts missing and become 'boxy'

My fonts stop working randomly in Chromium browser VERSION="20.04.2 LTS (Focal Fossa)" Chromium 89.0.4389.72 snap It goes back to normal when I restart or log back in, but then 1 hour or 5 ...
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Snap Chromium Experiencing Font Issues On Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 with Chromium Version 88.0.4324.182 (Official Build) snap (64-bit). Recently I have been experiencing the issue where the font settings will randomly change on chromium. This ...
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Multimedia next/previous keys don't work with Chrome

Multimedia play/pause key does work with Chrome (actually - Chromium), Gnome & Ubuntu. System volume up/down also do. But next/previous don't. How do I make them work? I've tried setting System ...
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Chromium-browser Installed without snap but not showing in search bar (Ubuntu 20.04 Focal)

I have upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04 and use chromium-browser. However, chromium-browser is not visible when I try to search (where it shows--> Type to search). From my terminal I get following ...
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WebUSB doesn't work, connecting to micro:bit

A few years ago, I used a micro:bit on my Ubuntu 16.04. No problem. I upgraded the machine and the OS to Ubuntu Mate 20.04 about 6 months ago. Now I want to use my micro:bit again. But I can't connect ...
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Why Does Chromium Snap Keep Asking for Webcal Settings Change?

Each time I open Google Calendar in Chromium (snap edition), I get this dialog: No matter whether I press Yes or No, I get the same dialog again later. Note that I flip between two different Google ...
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Chrome Chromium context menu lag

I have got a problem with Chrome and Chromium. I thought it has appeared after the update, but the downgrade didn't help. After right-click, the context menu opens with delay (2-5 sec). The same ...
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snap install / refresh fc-cache: No such file or directory

Im running Ubuntu 20.04 and snap suddenly stopped working. When i try to install or refresh (some) snaps like chromium or signal-desktop for example i run into the following error: ~/Downloads$ snap ...
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Strange mono-fixed-width font in Chromium, custom fonts has no effect

From time to times Chromium renders mono font in a weird way. The screenshot shows this page https://github.com/kubernetes/website/issues/21436#issuecomment-687815177 which is rendered correctly with ...
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chromium snap supports 144hz but .deb doesnt?

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I followed this ʇsәɹoɈ's comment on this page: How to remove snap completely without losing the Chromium browser? to install chromium deb's repo. Deb's repo chromium is: Version 87.0....
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How can I add username/password credentials to Chromium from the command line?

I want to add a URL/username/password combination to Chromium's "Login Data" on Ubuntu. The context is that I'm using a script to create a username/password on a web app, and I want to add ...
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Error when installing chromium on ubuntu 20.10

sudo apt-get install chromium-browser [sudo] password for leo: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be ...

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