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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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Firefox, Chromium, Opera - A lot of IO on my SSD (PCIe NVMe) on Lubuntu

I hope this forum is the right one to ask, as this is related to web browsers and writing behaviours on SSD. I’m on Lubuntu 23.04 with Linux MYCOMPUTER 6.2.0-20-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC ...
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Chromium 113 with proxy, can't figure out the way to use my proxy

I use Linux Mint. If I run: chromium --proxy-server="https=localhost:8000;http=localhost:8000" or chromium --proxy-server="localhost:8000" There's no use of my proxy. I know my ...
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Is there an underlying task/service that I can restart when Discord, Chrome, Edge and VSCode all become unresponsive?

Windows 10 Pro, after a week or two of uptime I often run into an issue where several applications become unresponsive simultaneously. Best I can tell from my research, these applications (Discord, ...
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Move sensitive browsing data to an _encrypted_ location

Where and exactly what files/directories do Google Chrome/IronSrware save with my sensitive private data? I want to move them to the encrypted partition E: (Bitlocker(Windows 11/ I use Google account ...
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Why does copying Chromium profiles not work?

I've recently started using Chromium on different machines after realizing it is conveniently available from repositories across a swath of OS platforms even besides Linux (brew/choco install chromium)...
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How to disable "To get future Google Chrome updates, you'll need Windows 10 or later" startup warning on portable Ungoogled Chromium?

To disable "To get future Google Chrome updates, you'll need Windows 10 or later" warning on Google Chrome, we know that it's by setting HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Chrome &...
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How do I import all Google Chrome browser extensions to Vivaldi browser at once?

I have been using a Google Chrome browser for a long time and also I used many extensions for productivity but now I switched to the Vivaldi browser because of some good features. so I imported all my ...
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Webfont rendering issue in Chromium browsers

My computer is running Windows 10 and for the last months I have encountered a problem I can't quite get hold of. In Chromium browsers (Chrome, Opera, Edge) some websites using webfonts get rendered ...
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Change back to old Certificate-Viewer in Chrome

How can I change my Google Chrome/Chromium-based web-browsers to open the old certificate viewer, the one built-in to Microsoft Windows instead of the "new" Chromium one? Old (goal) Windows ...
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Change Folder Icons in Bookmark Bar on Chromium Based Browsers

I have been using Opera for a while and I love the icons style in bookmarks bar: Currently icons in Chromium based browsers(Chrome, Vivaldi, Brave, Edge, etc...) are like this: I would like to ...
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Chromium (snap) Headless print-to-pdf says file written but no file found

I'm updating my old Chromium (90 via apt-get) on Ubuntu 16.04 to the latest release (109 via snap). I'm using it to generate PDFs files but since the update, my commands are not working as expected. ...
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how to install chromium 53 on ubuntu 20.04

I need an old version of chromium for graphical testing purposes, executed by Linux (whathever version, ubuntu preferred) on Mac m1. I'm on a Mac and I run this version of linux on docker which works ...
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Does Chromium not support SOCKS5H (with the "H" in the end)?

If I try to start Chromium or any Chromium-based browser with: [...] --proxy-server="socks5h://blablabla" Then it fails to load any page. However, it works if I do: [...] --proxy-server=&...
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Custom plugins in a Chromium-like browser in Linux

I still use the (really) old Pocket Chrome extension that downloads the articles on my desktop (Arch Linux).  My main browser is Chromium (which can be installed easily on Arch Linux). On new devices ...
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How can I install Outlook (PWA) for all users on a machine and set it to default for mailto?

I'm attempting to install Outlook (PWA) at the computer level or via group policy or via registry edit. I need users to be able to click mailto links and have Outlook (PWA) pop up for them to either ...
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Why has Google Maps' "globe view" suddenly stopped working in NW.js, but not Vivaldi?

I use NW.js (Chromium) to make a desktop map application for my own use. I have given it a feature which on request opens a new window of itself (Chromium) with Google Maps at the specified ...
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Slow loading issues in edge and brave browsers when iterating over sql resource

I have been trying to fix extremely slow loading on my site until I have just tested it in another browser (opera) and it pings! No wait whatsoever. However in Edge and Brave it hangs for minutes... I ...
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How to make links open on main Chromium window when opened on a different virtual desktop in Windows 10?

If the browser is open on desktop 1 and a different application on desktop 2 opens a link, it creates a fresh new window on desktop 2 instead of the one already open in desktop 1. I want to make it so ...
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If Vivaldi is using Chromium (Chrome's engine), why do various things still not work? [closed]

After painfully switching from Firefox a few years ago, when Mozilla finally nailed the last nail into the privacy and user-respecting coffin, I carefully went through every single web browser and ...
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Where can I find my Chrome update log?

I can find the current version in: chrome://version/ chrome://settings/help C:\Users\<myUser>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Last Version But where can I find the update history of my ...
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How to pick DOM elements in inspector if they have low Z-index using Firefox or Chromium dev tools?

When I open the inspector pane via Shift-Ctrl-C and click somewhere on the page, it selects that element in the DOM tree, but if that element is masking a dozen other elements with lower z-index, I ...
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debian chromium-browser: open console.log in linux terminal

i have build a kiosk with chromium-browser on it and i show only my website there. what i want to do is: 1. listen to console from terminal -- so i can run .sh script or python script based on what my ...
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Authorize microphone for wildcard subdomain in Chrome?

How can I authorize a wildcard subdomain for microphone access? My company uses domains like chat.client1.companyname.com and talk.QA2.companyname.com for its videoconference software. It’s extremely ...
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Is it possible to retrieve the PID number of a specific chromium tab?

I'm trying to introduce a solution to a problem and in order to achieve that, I need to get the PID number of the Chromium process that displays a specific webpage (ie. http://localhost:4025). Is it ...
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How to make Home key ALWAYS go to beginning of line ONLY and NEVER go to beginning of textarea field in Chrome (EVEN when cursor is on blank line)?

Until quite recently (I think <1 year ago), the behavior of the Home and End keys while editing a textarea field in Chromium/Chrome was identical to the behavior I have come to expect from decades ...
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Linux/Chromium: add startpage.com as default search engine

I'm trying to add StartPage.com as default search engine (so I can use it when opening a new tab, by just writing into the address bar as it is the case for searching with Google so far). I've found ...
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Can Microsoft Edge's Web Select feature be done on other Chromium-based browsers?

Microsoft Edge has this feature called Web Select (Ctrl+Shift+X) which allows you to highlight any part of a webpage, be it text and image, then lets you copy it. I really liked how they implemented ...
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Trying to recover text I wrote in rapidtables.com's notepad after a hard drive disk error

Wrote down some things on that site which uses cookies or cache or whatever to save my text. My hard drive had a disk error and stopped working, so I took it out and connected it externally to a ...
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How to disable all chromium animations?

I'd like to disable all the chromium ui animations, especially new tab and moving tabs animations. I really don't like ui animations anywhere, they don't only decreases performance on old hardware but ...
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My chrome can not sync and even edge and also chromium web browser can not save password too

I don't know what happened to my PC - all the chromium web browsers like Edge, Chrome, Opera can't save passwords. Even when I manually add password, it cannot save. My saved password session on ...
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Prevent Google Chrome from launching external handler for custom url

I installed an app that was associated with a custom url (not sure how it occurred) in Google Chrome for a specific site. It sucked so I uninstalled the app. However, Google Chrome continues to allow ...
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Cause Chromium Browser to Save Username/Password For Self-Signed SSL Certs

I am using Chromium Browser 103.0.5060.53 snap on Ubuntu 20.04. I have monit version 5.26.0 installed on my remote VPS with a self-signed SSL cert. For security I added username and password to the ...
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How to hide 'Extensions' from the Extensions' icon/toolbar in Google Chrome?

CURRENT CHROME VERSION: Version 103.0.5060.114 (Official Build) (64-bit) Google recently has added the new Zigsaw Puzzle in the toolbar icon on the top right hand side of the Google Chrome. ...
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Control/limit requestAnimationFrame FPS

Is there a way to limit/cap requestAnimationFrame FPS in Chromium browsers? I want to cap it to 60 fps and have each frame lasting exactly 1/60 second. It seems that --limit-fps flag used to exist, ...
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Chrome icon for shortcut link

Strange behaviour on Chrome: If I create a desktop shortcut to my page using cog wheel -> More Tools -> Create shortcut I get the favicon on the shortcut However, if I create a desktop shortcut ...
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Transplanting Edge v101 session with all its open tabs to another computer

I had a very intense work period on a loaner laptop with multi-tasking between multiple projects, and I have literally hundreds (perhaps thousands) of tabs open in Edge browser (Edge is pretty good at ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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