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Where can I get Chromium binaries?

I want to have Chromium on my Windows machine, but I find only instructions how to make it from sources on official site. Are there any official pre-built binaries?
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Redirect URLs in Chrome?

Is there any extension to Chrome that will let me force a URL from a particular domain to be redirected to another domain? (E.g. Redirect http://www.google.com to https://encrypted.google.com.) ...
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How do you get multiple rows of tabs in Google Chrome?

Is there any way to get Google Chrome to use multiple rows for tabs? I haven't been able to find an extension, or a mention of this feature coming up in a future release.
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Why does Chromium connect to Google on startup?

I installed Chromium on Ubuntu from the official repositories. I disabled everything in the "Privacy" section am not logged in set my default search to duckduckgo set my first page to an empty tab ...
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Chromium: The Hunt [closed]

Where do I download Chromium? It seems unnecessarily confusing. Why isint there a big download button on the Chromium website? Chromium Download Link: ...
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How to find and delete duplicate bookmarks in Google Chrome?

How to delete duplicate bookmarks and check their status... is there a Google Chrome extension that do that?
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Chrome/Chromium - disable HTML5 LocalStorage and Databases for all webpages /or ask user

My question is about fine tuning of Chrome or Chromium browser. It have support of new generation of cookies: HTML5 LocalStorage and Databases. Some ad sites uses LocalStorage to do user tracking, ...
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What are the differences between Google Chrome and Chromium (especially with respect to privacy)?

What are the differences between Google Chrome and Chromium (especially with respect to privacy)? The Google Chrome Privacy Notice lists the information Google receives when you use Google Chrome. ...
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How to save a web page as MHT in chrome?

How do you save a web page as .mht in Chrome? I have Chromium 18. It's supposed to be possible but I can't figure out how...
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Is there a way to hide single bookmarks or bookmark folders in Google Chrome (or Chromium)?

In Opera I can choose to hide bookmarks and bookmark folders from the bookmark bar, is this also possible with Google Chrome or Chromium? As a workaround I put all the bookmarks I don't want to see ...
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Sync Chromium without google account

I admit it, i'm a bit paranoid.. I have come to like firefox sync together with my own sync server. Now for various reasons, I'm tempted to use Chromium (or Iron) instead. Now is there a way to have ...
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Why is Chromium running all tabs in a single process?

Typically, Chromium will group n tabs together into a single OS process, where n is typically a small number. However, for one of my Chromium profiles, all of my currently open tabs appear to be in ...
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How to set custom DNS server for Chrome browser?

I have local DNS server thats resolve all urls *.domain.tld to 127.0.0.1. Also I have the production server with same address *.domain.tld. They have the same names, because subdomains are interact ...
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Red and blue are swapped on Youtube

Since Sunday (April 1st), red and blue are sometimes swapped when I watch videos on YouTube. Examples are "Peeling Apple Like A Boss" (blue arms and apple) or, to my dismay, the famous Red vs. Blue ...
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How do I change linux mint's default search in Chromium to normal?

I've used Linux Mint for over 6 months, and have been loving it until I installed Mint 11 today. Everything was great until I loaded up chromium and saw that it only allows you to search through ...
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chrome search in page: accented characters

Searching text inside a webpage (with ctrl-f) for an accented character, for instance è, chromium finds all occurrences of è, é and e. Similarly, searching e finds è and é as well. While it is an ...
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Temporarily disable Javascript for inactive Chrome tabs (except for whitelisted urls) - until active again?

I often am researching stuff, and need lots of tabs open but Chrome can get very slow. I notice that often memory seems to be increasing for chrome processes - even ones I am not interacting with. I ...
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Certificate Patrol for Chrome? [closed]

Is there a chrome-version of the firefox add-on certificate patrol? Notifying me about a certificate change without actually loading the page would be optimal, but it sure would be useful even if the ...
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Setting http_proxy for Chromium in shell

In order to set proxy in Chromium browser, one needs to go to Settings → Under the Hood → Change Proxy Settings → Network Proxy. It's too complicated. How do I set http_proxy in shell? I've ...
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How to disable “Unresponsive page” warning in Chromium?

I’m using Chrome on Linux to develop a GWT application, and every time I’m stepping through the debugger Chrome complains that the page is unresponsive (which is normal). It’s getting very annoying. ...
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How to Print to Save as PDF from a command line with Chrome or Chromium

Can I print to destination "Save as PDF" from a command line with Chrome or Chromium? I'd like to be able to automatically convert html files to PDF with Chrome's built-in functionality.
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Install Chromium OS, but not from a USB

How can I install Chromium OS on my PC? I do not mean in a virtual machine, but actually a dual boot. I know you can boot from a USB, but that is not what I'm looking for. I really want to install ...
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How to hide the tab bar in Google Chrome

I'd like to hide the tab bar when there's only one tab opening. Because I open 4 windows so 4 tab bar actually takes quite a lot screen real estate. I use Google Chrome the Linux version.
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Why can't my Chromium display Japanese characters?

I use Chromium, but it can't display Japanese characters, as you can see in the picture. Left is firefox, as you can see, it displayes the characters correctly. Chromium is on the right. This is ...
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Chromium nightly build location

Until recently (last month I would say), you could find the Chromium nightly builds at this address: http://build.chromium.org/f/chromium/snapshots/ However, it looks like there is nothing there ...
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How do I add MP3, MP4 and H.264 support to Chromium on Windows?

Google Chrome on Windows comes with support for the above media formats, however, Chromium does not. I want to add support for my own personal use, how can I do this? I know that on Ubuntu this is ...
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Can I customize Chrome / Chromium interface elements?

I've done a some searching and haven't seen a great solution for this yet. I want to customize some of the Chromuim UI elements. For example, hide location bar, hide tab bar, hide scroll bars, etc. ...
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Why does chromium open 5 differents chrome.exe processes when starting?

In my process explorer, when I launch chromium, I see 5 chrome.exe processes. How is it possible ? I though it opened a chrome.exe process per tab, but at start, my chromium window has only 1 tab.
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Chromium 11 and WebGL

For some reason, whenever I go to a WebGL demo site, I get a message saying my browser does not support WebGL... What is going on? I have Chromium 11 installed on MS Windows XP Pro
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Chrome HTML5 notifications displaying white font on white background

When filling an input with the wrong type or pattern and hitting "submit", Chrome displays notifications as shown below: The thing is, I'm using a theme with a dark background on my system, so the ...
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Prevent white screen before loading page in chromium?

When a page doesn't load immediately, Chromium and every other browser I tried display a white screen before they get a response from it: Even though chrome://settings/personal says it's using the ...
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Unblocking Downloads in Chromium for Windows (Turning off File Zone Security)

Is there any way to prevent my downloads from getting file zone security information? Blocking executables is already very annoying (I know quite well what I'm doing), and it really ticks me off ...
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How do you enable flash for Chromium running under Linux?

I understand that the Linux builds of Chromium are still very alpha, but I'd like to enable the flash capabilities. How do I get flash working in Chromium?
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More search results in Chromium's address bar?

It seems like the address bar in Chromium only displays up to 6 search results... is there any way to make it display more?
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Google Chrome Search Language [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I force my browser to search Google in English? How do I change Chrome's language for omnibox searches? If I just add another search engine for the local version ...
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How do I access/edit the Chrome user avatar images?

By which I mean the files which are referenced as chrome://theme/IDR_PROFILE_AVATAR_X I have identified the icon used as being %APPDATA%/Local/Chromium/User Data/Profile X/Google Profile.ico But ...
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Any keyboard shortcut for “Back” in Chromium browser?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for "Back" in Chromium browser? I thought the Backspace key usually works, but it doesn't. On Ubuntu 11.10.
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How can I fix the default search engine in Chromium on Linux Mint 11?

Lame. Linux Mint comes with some pretty nasty defaults as far as setting the default search engine go. How can I set it to Google proper? Can someone copy and paste the URL to use which is working for ...
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Chrome: Ctrl-K for Google Search, and Ctrl-L for I'm Feeling Lucky

Is there any way to make the Ctrl-K shortcut in Chrome actually do a regular Google search (with the results shown), while still letting the Ctrl-L shortcut do an I'm Feeling Lucky search? I can't ...
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How to handle SSH links with Chromium?

I currently use Chromium on a Windows XP desktop. When I click on a link prefixed with ssh:// I'd like it to run Putty, but nothing happens. How can I configure Chromium to execute Putty for such ...
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Why Chromium does not open the Gmail? (reporting a certificate error)

The error I get: The server's security certificate is revoked! You attempted to reach www.google.com, but the certificate that the server presented has been revoked by its issuer. This means that ...
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How can I make Chromium use a different ALSA device?

I need one instance of Chromium on Linux to target a different sound card than the default, including Flash. Is there anyway to do this easily?
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Chrome extension “Speed Dial 2” does not work in incognito mode — why?

I installed the chrome extension Speed Dial 2. Although I ticked the checkbox "Allow in incognito" under chrome://chrome/extensions, but it does not work (works in normal mode). When a new tab is ...
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Change Omnibox's default behavior to search

I love the autocompletion for Chrome's Omnibox, don't get me wrong. However, much of the time I just want to search for something. When I begin typing into the Omnibox and then press enter, I just ...
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Automatically download PDFs with Chromium?

Every time I try to download a PDF document with Chromium, it asks me the following question: This type of file can harm your computer. Do you want to keep 'file.pdf' anyway? [Discard] [Keep] ...
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Google chrome did not shutdown correctly

I get the "Google chrome did not shutdown correctly" message every time I reboot my computer. I'm using: Google chromium 8.0.552 KDE 4.5.4 I believe this has something to do with chrome not ...
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Synchronize Cookies Between Browsers

Is there any way to share cookies between my browsers, so whatever I do on one browser also takes effect on the other one? (Chromium and Firefox)
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Why does Chromium run so slow in portable mode?

I am using Chromium on a flash drive through LiberKey and it does everything I want it to do as far as syncing my Chrome bookmarks from home, etc. But it's soooooo slow. If I open more than 1 tab, or ...
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How to downgrade from Chrome 35 to 34 without losing data?

After upgrading Chromium from 34 to 35, the usability of Chromium went downhill. So I decided to downgrade Chromium. Fortunately, the previous version of Chromium was still somewhere on my disk, so ...
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Where can I download Chromium-browser for Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I get chromium binaries? Where can I download Chromium-browser for Windows builds? Not on the website. In major Linux distros it's easy, binaries are usually ...