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Chromium is an open source browser maintained by the Chromium Project which contains the majority of features of the Google Chrome browser. However there are differences including several modules related to Adobe Flash, Widevine DRM, and licensed media codecs supported by Chrome that are not part of Chromium. Use this tag for questions about Chromium specifically and use the google-chrome tag for questions concerning Chrome specifically.

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Microsoft edge tabs detached from main window when clicked

I know dragging the tab bar downward will result in creating new windows for the tab But this happens even if you just click it. This is so weird behavior that no other chromium browsers report. I ...
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How to make Chromium and Firefox show images in native size?

I have a monitor with 166 DPI resolution connected to a Xubuntu machine. When I open a page with images, or even just a single image, it's recognized to be e.g. 100px × 100px in size, but displayed as ...
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Chromium-based browsers freeze occasionally

Under Ubuntu 20.04, I have Chromium, Chrome and Brave installed. They work but occasionally (a few times per hour) freeze for a few seconds and then return to normal. It can happen any time, without ...
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Brave Browser consuming a full CPU core, possibly when an update is near

This is very much related to the question: Brave consuming about 30% of CPU out of the blue and the Task Manager does no good. Windows 10 Task Manager processes tab: Windows 10 Task Manager details ...
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How can I recover an old chromium window from a previous system snaphshot

I'v realized that for some reason an important windows has disappeared from my Chromium browser, and I do not see it anymore in my history/recently closed list. Is there a way to recover it from my ...
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What exactly is a "Google Services Token" and what does it mean? [duplicate]

In the privacy settings for Vivaldi, there is a "Google Services Token" checkbox. I unchecked it. After that, it was possible to log in to Gmail, with the site claiming that my "browser ...
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What exactly is a "Google Services Token"? [closed]

In the privacy settings for Vivaldi, there is a "Google Services Token" checkbox. I unchecked it. After that, it was possible to log in to Gmail, with the site claiming that my "browser ...
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Make Chrome trust the Linux system certificate store or select certificates via policies

I need to trust a self-signed certificate on a lot of managed Linux desktops. I have imported them into the trust store of the OS, curl, wget etc. trust them. However browsers like Firefox and Chrome (...
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Disabling GPU Compositing for All Chrome and Electron Instances on a Mac

I have been experiencing severe performance issues with all Chromium browsers and Electron apps on my Mac for years. I’ve filed a bug report with Chromium and have contributed my findings to other bug ...
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How to have three different browsers with different site blacklist or whitelist?

Let's say I want to have three browsers which have different blacklist or whitelist. For example, Browser1.exe blocks facebook.com only (blacklist) Browser2.exe allows gmail.com only (whitelist) ...
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How to separate files required to run Chromium after building it on Linux?

After building chromium on Linux I have a lot of files in my "out" directory. How can I separate files needed to run browser from unnecessary ones? On windows I can just build mini_installer ...
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Brave Browser: Disable Restore Pages on crash

When Brave crashes and then asks me to restore pages I never want this to happen. I've dug through all settings including the flags and I can not find a way to disable this. I even have it configured ...
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Unable to boot into Chromebook after blocking incognito mode

disable incognito mode in ChromeOS (ChromeBook) So i followed this and it works but my Chromebook doesn't boot up after shutdown I recovered the chromebook back to normal using traditional recovery ...
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How can I run multiple instances of Chromium on Mac such that each one has their icon on dock?

How can I run multiple instances of Chromium on Mac such that each one has their icon on dock
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What is making Chrome's Utility Speech Recognition Service consuming too much memory?

I recently started to find Chrome (actually Chromium) consuming too much memory, so, I opened the browser's Task manager to observe which pages/processes are doing that the most, and I always found ...
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Configure auto updates for extension in chromium linux

Is there a way to disable auto updates on Chromium extensions? I do not see this in: ~/.config/chromium/Default/Preferences /etc/chromium/master_preferences man chromium Seems like there should be a ...
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Brave consuming about 30% of CPU out of the blue and the Task Manager does no good

For some reason out of the blue, when I'm browsing, Brave browser suddenly gets stuck consuming about 30% of CPU when it usually does not. So I open Brave's own Task Manager to check if a webpage or ...
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How do I restore a lost or previous session in Brave (Chromium) browser?

I MUST find an answer to this, folks, PLEASE HELP ME! I lost all my pinned, grouped AND standalone tabs in Brave (Chromium) browser, right after the browser locked up and crashed. Upon browser restart,...
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How do you script the install of a trusted CA to chromium-based browser for all users?

I need to set up Brave to trust a few internal CAs for all users on multiple machines. All of the browsers are on Mint Linux 20 and running the Brave PPA so they running a recent version Brave. I'm ...
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limit number of "installed" fonts in chromium (97.0.4692.99)

I want to limit the fonts chromium is able to use because I want to avoid fingerprinting by fonts (https://browserleaks.com/fonts) If I use chromium there are 250 fonts listed, using another browser ...
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Chromium | Hardware Video Acceleration with VA-API | 4k Videos shutter / lag

I have the Problem on an (up to date) Fedora 34 and Fedora 35 workstation. 4k Videos shutter/lag in chromium(-freeworld). To make this "easier" i tested with a local file - no youtube. The ...
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Why Google Chrome doesn't set registry entry for extensions in some systems?

I am playing with Google Chrome, Chromium and some other browsers to understand their structure. I am also using Windows 10. I want to know what they do to install an extension and how to make it ...
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Restore history access at Chromium

I'm using Chromium Version 93.0.4577.82 (Developer Build) built on Debian with several profiles. Within one profile I can't access the browsing history anymore. When I visit chrome://history or press ...
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Open second chromium instance on another X11 DISPLAY session

I have bash script which is trying to launch two chromium instances on two different X11 DISPLAYs: DISPLAY=:0 chromium & DISPLAY=:1 chromium & Unfortunately both instances are launched at ...
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Java Selenium ChromiumDriver - detect properties from browser

I invoked URL https://antoinevastel.com/bots/ and received different results. A) on desktop Chrome: detailChrome {"properties":"unknown","connect":206,"...
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I am no longer able to drag certain things in Chromium in i3wm

This is a problem that has started happening over the last week or so. I am no longer able to drag and rearrange tabs with my mouse in chromium when using i3wm. Any time I try to do so it simply ...
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gtk3 file chooser and recent directory setup

after having changed my distro from an up-to-date Mint that contained gtk3 3.24.18 to Arch that contains gtk3 3.24.31 gtk4 4.4.1 I noticed a change in the file chooser dialogs, both in Firefox as well ...
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Brave Browser has lines everywhere and is bugging out

So I'm not sure if it's just me but brave as well as vivaldi have been giving me these weird line issues whenever im using the browser, or unfocusing issues. not sure if it's the browsers or the ...
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Manually install a windows application with no installer

I have recently downloaded chromium from here. However it seems that it only downloads the files required only to run chromium on the spot (Portable) but not to install it (no installer). So is there ...
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Change max. idle time for (crypto) handshake in Chromium HTTP/3

Background: I'm trying to measure common metrics (e.g. firstContentfulPaint) using selenium with chromium over satellite links under different loss and delay parameters. Problem: When running with ...
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Double icons in the taskbar when I run Chromium

When I run Chromium I've two icons in the taskbar. Is there a way to reduce it to one?
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Hide useless Extensions icons in Chrome

I am using Debian Buster, and I have upgraded Chromium from version 83 to 90. Now, in addition to the individual Extensions icons, there is also new icon for managing the extension: This is ...
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Is there a way to modify how webRTC works so to not leak my IP? (tfor example through plugins in the browser?)

question is in the headline - I just want to webRTC not leaking my IP, but I still have to use it. Is there any way through plugins - I have installed and tested a few, but I can't wrap my mind around ...
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Why does Chromium forget my Google login everytime I close?

Everytime I quit Chromium, it logs me out of my Google Account. ONLY MY GOOGLE ACCOUNT. But I'm not logged out of other websites after quitting Chromium. The toggle button of "Clear cookies and ...
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Chromium hardware acceleration and animations makes all monitors lag in video playback

I have been experiencing some very, very odd issues with Chromium on Windows 10 and 11. I tried two different Chromium based browsers (Chrome and Brave), and they both do the same. A little about my ...
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Create Edge profile with custom name

I want to create several Edge-profiles for my users. By running the following Powershell commands I can create two profiles: Start-Process -FilePath "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge\...
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chrome browser dragging tabs jumps from one workspace to another on ubuntu 20.04

I decided to change from firefox to a chrome based browser on my ubuntu 20.04 and I got the following problem: I open two full screen windows on two different workspace. The problem I get is that on ...
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Change white background during load page in 2021

Look at gif. Enabled Dark Reader extension. When the page loading, blink white screen. Is there any possible to change it to dark? All solutions that I found didn't work today.
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In chromium Edge, is there a way to disable the new tab page and use a blank page instead?

When I open a new tab, I just want to see a blank page. For my home page, I've used the URL data://text,. I just want a blank page with nothing on it. When I go to customize the page, it takes me to ...
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How to add Huawei Petal Search to Browsers?

How to add the search engine Petal Search (Petalsearch) to Firefox? Although the question is about Firefox, I am interested to know about how to do this in Chromium, Brave, etc also. Details For ...
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How to edit the bookmarks bar provided by an extension?

I am using Infinity Tabs Pro extension on Ungoogled Chromium because neither can I disable recently visited sites nor pin top websites on the default new tab. However, like all chromium browsers, &...
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How to get a system tray icon for Teams when started as a Chromium app?

I am running i3 as a window manager together with Polybar. I need to run Teams for work, but have some issues with the Teams application when running Arch in a VM. Regardless, I would like to run ...
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Chromium won't offer to save my Google/Youtube/Gmail password

I'm unable to have Chromium (95.0.4638.69 (Official Build) for Linux Mint (64-bit)) remember my Google account password. The account name is auto-filled, but the password is not. There is no dialog ...
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Chromium keeps crashing with SIGSEGV and reinstallation with ~/.config/chromium deletion does not resolve the issue

Chromium (Version 94.0.4606.81 (Official Build) Fedora Project (64-bit)) on CentOS Linux release 8.4.2105 worked perfectly well but since last week started to keep crashing randomly with SIGSEGV (...
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Can I set a template for newly created Chromium Browser profiles?

I'd like to create a Chromium Browser profile that acts as a template for others that are created. There are a few basic things I want all my profiles to have. Hidden system title bars, a proxy ...
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Different text-search results between Chromium and Firefox

I'm searching for the string global rule on this page: https://help.obdev.at/littlesnitch4/ref-rule-properties Chromium finds the text; Firefox does not. Firefox Abbreviated HTML (as rendered by the ...
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With Chromium-based browsers, how to force-open an HTTP version of the site if HTTPS is also available?

Consider I want to open a website and force HTTP, even if an HTTPS version is available. For example, I want to browse http://deb.devuan.org/merged/dists/ (HTTP), because the HTTPS version presents ...
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How can I start chromium in Linux in a new window, and wait for the window close, like START /WAIT in Windows?

I would like to start the chromium from Ruby, and get its standard output. Unfortunately nothing is returned, as the process "detaches". If I run in headless mode, it waits till all ...
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How to make Chrome Extensions non-removable?

I want to force some extensions. I have setup ExtensionInstallForcelist in Registry. The problem is with the Profiles and the Primary accounts associated with Profiles. I want to add only one Profile ...
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What the difference between chrome and chrome_proxy?

In Chromium (in Windows 10) I created a shortcut with Menu > More tools > Create Shortcut... So I got a shortcut launching chrome_proxy.exe with parameters. What is the difference between ...
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