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I keep getting logged out of Google [on hold]

I keep getting logged out of Gmail and other Google services (but not YouTube). It happens at random times--sometimes entering my password takes me immediately straight to the password box, sometimes ...
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Providing API Keys at Runtime for Chromium doesn't work

I installed Chromium for mac OS X. When I launched the browser, I got a message stating "Google api keys are missing". I followed the instructions on the "Chromium developers how-to". I have ...
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How to set a user as a default user in chrome/chromium browser when I have multiple sign ins?

Browsers chrome and chromium let more than one user sign in using their google accounts. How can one set a particular account as the default one?
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Installing chromium on old windows vista, asus f5nseries

I followed the guide from http://arnoldthebat.co.uk/wordpress/chromium-os/ Use 7zip to extract IMG file from the downloaded file. Use Win32 Image Writer, then select the IMG file and select the USB ...
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What embedded database format is used by this Chrome extension?

Chrome extension F.B. Purity writes its data at ~/.config/chromium/Default/Local Extension Settings/ncdlagniojmheiklojdcpdaeepochckl/000003.log (not a log file despite its name). This file is a kind ...
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Chromium wasting almost all my bandwidth

I'm using Chromium 49.0.2623.108 on Ubuntu 15.10, and I have noticed for the last few days that, every day, Chromium wastes almost all my bandwidth during a long part of the day (around 10 Mbps). I ...
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Where can I find a technical description of Chromium's “kiosk mode”?

I am trying to evaluate if Chromium's "kiosk mode", enabled via command-line argument, is suitable for my purposes. Where can I find an accurate technical description of the effect of the --kiosk ...
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How to enable Adobe Flash in Superbird browser for Windows

I've been using the portable Windows version of the Superbird browser, a chromium derivative, and can't get it to recognize the installed Adobe Flash version. The same question has already been asked ...
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How to prevent Chromium from scaling a bitmapped font?

[NB: The description below refers exclusively to Chromium; I have not tested any of this with Chrome, since I have no access to it. I still included [google-chrome] among the post's tags, because an ...
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Chromium: not saving password for site w/no domain

I have a development environment, so I don't have a full domain given in the URL to my development server--just a host name. My guess is this is the reason it's not saving my passwords for it. I've ...
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Strange font rendering in Chromium and Firefox

On some sites I have troubles reading text because of strange rendering. The problem is in both Chromium and Firefox on ArchLinux on a MacBook Air 11" X is configured with RGB antialiasing, but it ...
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Execute chrome://view-http-cache by command line

I have a list of thousands of candidate commands of the form: chrome://view-http-cache/http... I can paste these individually into Chrome and select+paste the output text. But I'd like to do this ...
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set chromium tab option to enable “mute” by command line

Chromium has cool options. For example, I enjoy the "mute" tab feature. This can be enabled graphically by go to chrome://flags and then enable "Enable tab audio muting UI control". However, how can ...
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Remove banner about missing Google API keys

Recently I installed Chromium as a Google-free alternative to Chrome. Now every time I run Chromium it shows me a yellow banner telling me that I need to set some Google API keys. I realize that I ...
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How to make chromium remember window size and position (linux / gnome)?

When I start the chromium browser on Arch Linux with GNOME 3, it starts fullscreen. How can I achieve that chromium remembers window size and position? And is chromium or GNOME responsible for the ...
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How do I resolve Chromium: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN when DNS appears to be working normally outside Chromium?

I am using the Chromium web broswer on OpenSUSE 13.2. Occasionally I encounter an issue where trying to access any website results in a DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error. This error persists on all ...
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Force Chrome to open new tabs in specific window

I have a separate Chrome window for time tracking using toggl.com. When other applications open new Chrome tabs, I would like those new tabs to open in my main Chrome window, not in the separate ...
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Chromium Speech-Recognition: Unable to set hw params for CAPTURE (Microphone)

I'm trying to get the Chromium Speech-Recognition working. I'm starting Chromium with the following command: chromium-browser --kiosk --incognito https://my.url --alsa-input-device=plughw:1 But the ...
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How can I make a specific bookmark from Desktop start in another browser but the standard one?

For specific url's I'm using Chromium browser. My default browser is Firefox and should remain so. But a few URL's I'd like to directly start in Chromium. How do I do that? I'm also using a Dock ...
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Chrome Sync w/o Chrome

I use Chrome on my Linux computer as well as on my Nexus 5. Is there a way I could access my bookmarks, history and open tabs from Chrome Sync on my Raspberry Pi (Chrome is too heavy) or on my server ...
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In KDE plasma 5, how to I create standalone launchers/desktop shortcuts to web apps like gmail?

I use two operating systems daily: Ubuntu 15.04 with the Unity desktop environment and Manjaro with KDE-plasma-5 desktop. I spend a good chunk of time in my email and it is convenient for me to have ...
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Steam client behaving differently when started using runas on Windows 7

I sometime use the Steam client, for Valve games, by logging into a particular unprivileged account, and at other times use it by starting it on that account using runas, while logged into a different ...
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Chrome OS auto run command periodically?

Is it possible to make a command run every 2.5 hours on a Chromebook with a script or something? Also can I make this script start on startup every time?
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How to sort extension in the Chrome Web Store?

The Google Chrome Web Store seems like a disaster to me. I cannot make sense of it. How can you sort extensions by popularity? By rating? By amount of downloads? By newest? By recently updated? Am ...
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Iceweasel thinks my client certificate is a server certificate; Chromium thinks it's an “other” certificate

I have a client certificate from StartCom. I recently reinstalled my OS and have to re-add the client certificate to Iceweasel in order to gain access to the control panel. I have a backup of the ...
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ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR in Google Chrome

I've gone 2 days trying to figure this problem out myself before getting in touch with you guys about it. One computer on my network is getting the above error when trying to access a page on my CMS. ...
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Why does Chromium take up so much space when built from source?

When I build the Chromium browser from source, the size of the final "out" folder is about 60-62 gigabytes. Yet when I download and install either Chromium or Chrome using a binary file (which ...
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Fonts partially faded in Chromium in linux

On CNN.com the font they use doesn't display correctly in Fedora linux, whereas in Windows it's fine. Parts of the letters are faded & the lines they're made of aren't connected where they should ...
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How to launch Chrome with explicit “hardware acceleration” setting?

There is an advanced setting in Google Chrome to toggle "hardware acceleration." On a Mac, I want to be able to choose whether Chrome launches with this option on or off. Any way to do this? (from ...
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Where to download the last Chrome version with Java (NPAPI) support?

The Google Chrome browser version 45 completely dropped support for NPAPI in September 2015. This means plugins for Java, Silverlight, Facebook Video and other similar NPAPI based plugins will no ...
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Ways to manage & automate Chromium updates?

Here I am specifically asking about Chromium and not Google Chrome. What are the differences between Google Chrome and Chromium (especially with respect to privacy)? Google Chrome {closed source} ...
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How to fully remove chromium browser

In trying to remove Chromium. I found several instances in Regedit and removed them....but I found two more and was unsure if it was ok to remove them. They are attached. The Chromium page no ...
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Can I force a web page to use its full desktop layout when displayed in a small browser window?

For example, when viewing this question at Biostars in a window covering half my screen horizontally, the page defaults to some kind of mobile-like layout: When I expand the window to cover around ...
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Installing and running QUIC toy server on Windows

As the title says, I'm trying to install and run the QUIC toy server on my Windows computer. I have followed the instructions from here and everything is compiled. The first problem I'm having is ...
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WebRTC on Raspberry Pi 2

We are trying to run WebRTC in a browser on the Pi, but we won´t get it working. IceWeasel or Chromium won´t show any video stream, just blank windows. We are using Raspbian right now as the operating ...
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Open link in new tab - Pop-up Blocked

Why does Chromium block Ctrl+Click any link on http://www.amd.com as if it were a pop-up? Using: Chromium 44.0.2403.89 in Ubuntu 15.04 (no extensions) Also, I noticed this on other pages as well ...
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Why apt-get purge doesn't clear Chromium .config and .cache

I have installed Chrome (chromium) in the Ubuntu environment, using either apt-get install, Ubuntu Software Center or via regular apt-get upgrade (I have also installed chrome from the official site ...
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How to exit the Chromium search bar without using the mouse?

On Linux Mint 17.2 I have chromium-browser installed. The shortcut C-l (Control + lowercase L) causes the address/search bar to be highlighted. I would like to know if there's a shortcut or technique ...
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single tab bar on chrome dev tools

recent chrome/chromium versions separate the dev tools into two bars. the top one with Elements, Network, Sources, etc and the bottom one with Console, Emulation, Rendering. This is nothing but a ...
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Flash won't install on Chromium

I'm trying to install Flash on Chromium but it's not working. When I go here it says that Flash is installed, but disabled. When I try to go to chrome://plugins/ Flash isn't listed as being installed. ...
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Can I configure Chrome to tolerate weak Diffie Hellman keys?

I'm at an airport (read: captive portal) and Chrome on my laptop refuses to visit the guest portal because the server has been configured to use https only but has not been configured to use a strong ...
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Chrome deletes all my cookies, saved passwords, etc

Chrome seems to keep deleting my data without asking me. I haven't run CCleaner or anything similar. How can I fix this? edit: Now using Chromium. Issue persists.
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Chromium version of firefox config to force sites to use default font

In firefox there's an option called "Allow sites to use their own fonts instead of those I selected" or similar. In chromium even with the advanced font settings it's not anywhere I can see. I have ...
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Chromium App Mode disable key controlled aids

I run chromium in app mode on a Linux tablet. This tablet has four buttons. All that the four buttons do is send signals as keys F1 to F4 on a normal keyboard. Therefore I get this keycode from the ...
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How to make google-chrome or chromium use less memory

My computer has only 4GB memory, and opening 8-12 random tabs on chrome or chromium often freezes my computer. Currently I'm using google-chrome-stable --process-per-site. This helps to some extent. ...
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Empty select box on chromium / debian

On chromium/ debian, sometimes, select boxes are empty, as you can see: whereas, on another browser, iceweasel (eg firefox), the select box appears correctly. Even on chromium, this problem is ...
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How can i get acceleration scrolling?

I need acceleration scrolling in chromium when i press holding key "arrow up/down". Is there any extension for this feature? Google give only result for mouse scrolling.
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Chromium: prevent unpacking tar.gz

The latest Chrome and Chromium seems to unpack .tar.gz files automatically for me on OS X and Linux. When using wget with the same URL, it shows: $ wget http://mydomain/dir/file.tar.gz ... HTTP ...
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How to sync bookmarks (favourites) between Google Chrome and Chromium

I'm new to the world of Raspberry 2 and Linux and I have install Chromium on the Raspberry. I did this because I thought it would be a good way to access my Google Chrome Bookmarks (Favourites). ...
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Chrome cannot use Virtual Smart Card, IE works fine

In Chrome under Windows 8.1, when logging in to a site that requires a certificate, and trying to use a Virtual Smart Card, I'm getting the message "The security device cannot perform the requested ...