Questions tagged [chromium]

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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Chromium not detecting ALSA loopback subdevices as microphones

I want to pipe the sound output from one Chromium tab to another, which should receive it as input as if it came from a microphone. For that, I created a virtual loopback sound card using sudo ...
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Chromium based browsers begin to pre-download a file to a .tmp even before choosing save location, can this behavior be stopped?

for the longest ive had a problem thats plagued me to the moon and back. when I download I set the desktop as my default location but I also use the "ask me location" toggle. If i disable ...
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Chromium Will Not Save Google Credentials

I'm looking for a way to get Microsoft Edge (or Chrome) to save the password for a Google account. For years I used Google Chrome and had a very hard time getting it to save my Google account ...
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Long startup times for Chromium/Electron applications on Ubuntu

I'm running Brave as my default browser and using Electronmail for my mail client. The thing is that when I boot up my PC, it takes like 15 seconds for these applications to start. After initial ...
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How to transfer chrome/chromium profile to another PC 'without using Google Account'

I have seen many similar questions and read all the answers, but all of them are outdated, so I posting the question again with present situation. What I want to is transfer a chromium profile from my ...
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Cannot auto-complete generic fields in Chromium when 1Password is enabled

I'm having this problem in forms not related with login, sign-up, buy, shipping... For example, we have a ticket system based on Trac. When I have 1Password set as default password manager in MS Edge ...
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How to automatically scroll not focused tab on new edge (chromium)

I just would like to trigger automatic infinite scrolling on a not focused tab on New Edge (or chrome, doesn't matter). Every solution I found needed focus on it, I just would like to put it in the ...
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How can I ensure FLoC is blocked in chromium?

I use Chromium 89.0 on a Devuan GNU/Linux system. I've recently heard about Google's FLoC tracking mechanism (through the announcement of it being disabled in Brave), and I was wondering - how can I ...
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How to Disable Permanently the Chromium Popup after Crash or Hard boot?

I am aware of post Disable Google Chrome session restore functionality and I have tried to apply most of I saw there without success. The nasty annoying popup lives. This is on a Raspberry pi Can ...
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Why does Chromium handle touch differently than Firefox in my CentOS 8 system?

I have a CentOS 8 system and I've installed both Chromium and Firefox. The computer is a Cybermed NB22 and the touch screen identifies itself as 'eTurboTouch Technology Inc. Cybernet 215 SP14014 Touch ...
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Allow specific website to use webserial API in Chromium

Is it possible to generally allow a specific website the usage of the WebSerial API in Chromium? If so: How? This is for an automated deployment, so the ideal way to do this would be by means of a ...
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How to choose printer when using chromiums headless and kiosk-printing?

I want to use chromium to print html to a specific printer. I am currently using chromiums binary with the following command line switches: --headless and --kiosk-printing. I can't however choose ...
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Chrome / Chromium losing track of pages in history

I'm using Edge and have this problem but I had the problem with Chrome before aswell. So I assume it's chromium related. I've this problem on a completely clean installation. No extensions or special ...
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Chromium wasting too many resources(chromium browser --enable-pinch)

I use chromium browser [Version 87.0.4280.66 (Official Build) Built on Ubuntu, running on elementary 5.1.7 (64-bit)] in my PC on elementary OS. I recently noted that a process by chromium is taking up ...
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I don't see option to login to my google managed account from Chromium

I don't see option to login to my google managed account from Chromium. looks like clean and new Chromium without any of my bookmarks (i need them to work) etc. is this issue connected to: google-to-...
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Is there a way to make a script to update chromium instead of downloading and extracting it every time

I am wondering if there is a way to make a script (For windows) to automatically download and extract chromium.
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Chrome Removing “extenstions_to_open” from master_preferences file

I am currently trying to configure Google Chrome on a bunch of Clients to open Citrix Receiver ICA files automatically. To enable the automatic launch of ICA files, I added the "...
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Chromium and Chrome conflict within start command

I have both Ungoogled Chromium and Chrome installed on my Windows system. I have some batch script launching certain profiles in Google Chrome using the start chrome command, with flags. Since I ...
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How do we force a Chrome/Chromium desktop shortcut to open in its own window?

I added a desktop shortcut for Google Photos (http://photos.google.com), and I chose the Open as window option, and it works great: Google Photos always opens in its own window. However, if I try to ...
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Firejail and chrome: limiting RAM useage

Long story short, I have a consistent memory leak coming from somewhere. I'm thinking that it's my browser. So I've tried using firejail to limit the memory as follows: firejail --rlimit-as=8048576000 ...
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How to associate software with a specific link in the browser

I have a certain website that includes movies on streaming, and always copies the link and infects the VLC. Is it possible for the browser to automatically offer me to open the link on VLC? As I open ...
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Uninstall Microsoft Edge Chromium

How to uninstall Microsoft Edge Chromium on Windows 10. The way to uninstall with the Explorer and Command Prompt is not fine. Want to share my solution. It's my first action here.😁 (I found no ...
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Stop 'Turn on sync…' Prompt in Chromium

Every time I create a bookmark, Chromium/Chrome displays a prompt to turn on sync. I don't want to do this and it's getting annoying. Is there some setting which will disable this prompt?
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Raspberry Pi 4 - Chromium internet speed

Where is the problem when internet speed in chromium on my RPi4 (4GB) is much slower when installed Raspberry Pi OS LITE than on Raspberry Pi OS FULL? Furthermore, web-base speed test is reeeally ...
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Disabling a web service used to help resolve spelling errors in Chromium

Option in Chrome I'm using Chromium, and have enabled this option some time ago. I no longer remember how I did this. I would like to disable this option now, but cannot find it in Settings. I'm using ...
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Is Chromium a Linux spyware?

I've an Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS machine and I've installed some application including Chromium and Wireshark. During PC inactivity Wireshark revealed TCP and HTTP connections to a Google LLC server. Is ...
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Cannot find the Chromium Sync feature anymore

I started up the Chromium browser and noticed that my Google User Profile picture was gone from the top right corner. I was all signed in previously on this browser and it was completely synced with ...
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chromium: change scrollbar color using css

Is it possible to change color of the scrollbar in chromium, without installing an addon? Perhaps by modifying some css file somewhere? I am using chromium 83 on Debian 10.
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Syncronization of bookmarks in Chromium without Google or any big company?

Is there a way to make Chromium to syncronize bookmarks without Google or any big company such as Dropbox? The question isn't about how to syncronize bookmarks in a browser or what browser to use ...
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Twitter website causes rapid disk activity

When I have Twitter open, there is rapid disk activity. Especially if I am scrolling down the feed or have multiple Twitter tabs open. How can I debug this or isolate the website from acessing the ...
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How to reset transparency settings in Chrome menus/modals

I'm using a Windows 10 mod called Ghost Spectre and I'm struggling to find a way to reset Chrome menus and modals to their original, opaque look. Here are the examples: How can I bring this ...
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Chromium font changing unexpectedly, have to restart browser

Lately I've been having an issue where the default found on webpages suddenly changes in Chromium and I have to restart the browser to fix it. It's possible I'm hitting a keyboard combination that ...
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How can I disable “%20--disable-features=RendererCodeIntegrity” from being automatically appended to the URL in Microsoft Edge(chromium)?

Since a few weeks ago, I've encountered this issue. When I click a URL in an text editor or in our instant messaging app on Windows 10, it invokes Microsoft Edge(Chromium) and %20--disable-features=...
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Why is Google Chromium so much faster than Mozilla Firefox in Google's Octane 2.0 benchmark?

It is crazy that my CPU is getting 45744 score in Octane 2.0 benchmark when it's is running on Google Chromium. On the contrary, the same Octane 2.0's score is 34406 when it's run on Mozilla Firefox. ...
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Can I make Chromium not clear the cookies of specific sites when using “Clear cookies on exit”?

The "Clear cookies on exit" feature works for me but I was wondering if there's a way to add exceptions to that. For example if I'm logged into youtube for example I want to stay logged in ...
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Website thehill.com uses lots of CPU resources. Where do I start to investigate?

On Chrome and Safari, any page that I load from thehill.com will cause cpu usage to increase sharply and stay there. How would I go about in trying to notify this problem? i.e. a Chromium developers ...
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Microsoft Edge keeps displaying empty pages or even less

I have several computers where I work and all my Microsoft Edge instances are spearated (no account to sync the settings). I have only one extension installed (uBlock Origin) on each machine but ...
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HEVC x265 playback in Edge displays frames out of order

If I download the Tears Of Steel x265 sample from this page: https://x265.com/hevc-video-files/ and then drag it into Edge 87 to have it play. The video jumps around as if prior frames are being shown ...
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Install chromium-browser v65 on raspberry Pi for selenium

I am working on a selenium script. Previously I had chromium v65 but I uninstalled it and tried to install the lastest version by using sudo apt-get install chromium-browser But it was very buggy. I ...
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Why does a google-chrome on Linux in headless mode need 2 minutes to open a page?

I'm running Google Chrome 87.0.4280.88 on CentOS 7 in headless mode and it takes over 2 minutes to open a simple page. This is obviously a problem because it is way too long, but also because ...
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Vivaldi browser: why two separate settings pages?

In Vivaldi browser, which I know is Chromium-based, why are there two different configuration/settings pages? vivaldi:settings chrome:settings The settings in vivaldi:settings work, and the ones in ...
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How to run Chrome headless with noproxy on Linux?

Running Selenium with ChromeDriver 87.0.4280.88 on Linux (CetOS7) in headless mode. I know that not all networking features are supported in headless mode, but running without any proxy feels like it ...
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How to restore login data from a backup user-data folder to a fresh install of Chromium?

I am trying to restore all my settings from a backup user-data folder to a freshly installed edge Chromium-based browser. I do not want to restore the whole folder, just the main data. I was able to ...
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Install extension to all chromium browsers on my computer and make it ENABLED

guys! Is there any way that I can install an extension (that is already published in Store) to all of the Chromium browsers that I've got on my Windows 10 PC at once? Tried to do it, using Registry: ...
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How to write a tab character in textarea/input in Chromium based browser?

this is something what grinds my gears. When I insert tab indented code here (on StackExchange site) and trying to edit it I'm unable to insert the tab character. Tab key switches focus to next form ...
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How do I reset my shell(?) password to delete GalliumOS?

I am trying to delete GalliumOS off of my computer so I can have a ton more free space. I have tried Powerwashing Toggleing in and out of dev mode sudo su? I don't know what this does Ctrl + Alt + F2 ...
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Is the part of Chrome that encrypts/decrypts profile not open-source? How come there is no way to transfer profiles?

For FireFox, I can simply copy the its data directories under user\AppData from old Windows to new Windows to restore everything exactly. For Chrome, that does not work. Doing so restores only profile ...
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Use system borders but default titlebar in chromium/chromium based browsers

So I'm using brave, and currently have the "Use system title bar and borders" option on, since the default border is pretty ugly in my opinion. I was wondering if it is possible to use the ...
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How prevent “touch” pointer in Brave

I'm using Brave Version 1.16.72 Chromium: 86.0.4240.183 (Official Build) (64-bit) on Windows 10. When I use Brave > ☰ > More tools > Developer tools, even if I leave it in "Responsive&...
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How to make Edge Chromium stop hiding 'http' in the Address Bar (Omnibox)?

I've set all the following flags to Disabled in Edge Chromium 86.0.622.63 Stable channel: edge://flags/#edge-omnibox-ui-hide-steady-state-url-scheme edge://flags/#edge-omnibox-ui-hide-steady-state-url-...

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