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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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How can i run chromium browser from terminal in Openfyde OR Chormium OS

I am using OpenFyde / Chromium OS and I need to run the Chromium browser from the terminal. Specifically, I want to open Chromium with certain parameters like setting the zoom factor and starting in ...
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Where does Edge store its session recovery site list?

Microsoft Edge web browser crashed while I had hundreds of tabs opened. Now, I want to know where Edge saves those cached pages, or the list of opened pages, where it generates the list to populate ...
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#enable-portals Tag Missing in Chrome?

My question is pretty straightforward: what happened to the enable portals flag in Chrome? Tried both Chrome and Chrome Canary (latest version of each) and couldn't find the tag, despite it being ...
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Is there a shortcut to translate page in Microsoft Edge?

My goal is to translate a page using a keyboard shortcut. For example, when user visit a website, it can press a keyboard shortcut to translate the page. This is a use case because the translate ...
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PDFs generated in Chrome do not display well in Firefox

When I generate a PDF from a chromium-based browser and I dispay it in Firefox, all the shadows break. Nevetheless either if I watch that PDF in chrome itself, or either if the PDF is generated in ...
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How may I stop Chromium browser to attempt resolving DNS on their own?

When I say resolve DNS on their own I'm not referring to DoH, thought by extension it's in there too. I mean regular/standard/unencrypted/"classic" DNS. When I switch networks on my ...
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How to list all detected cameras in chrome (offline without a website)?

How can I get chromium to show me a list of all the webcams that it can see? I do not want to use a website. I want something native in chromium that I can use offline without visiting a third party ...
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Google Chrome hangs for 20+ seconds before loading URL

When opening Google Chrome, I can interact with the UI and task manager shows no significant resource usage, but when I navigate to a URL there is a 20+ second delay. I can open multiple tabs and ...
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I have recovered data from my broken SSD, but Chrome doesn't decrypt my passwords anymore

I'm running Debian Linux and long story short I had an SSD failure. I have successfully recovered parts of my user folder, like the .config and .local directory. I installed a new system on a fresh ...
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How to block browser from using?

I have some exams coming ahead, but I have an addiction to YouTube. Due to this I have Customized many things in my settings like I have installed extensions like StayFocusd and StayFree which are ...
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How to disable "update available in chromium" notification?

How do you disable Chromium's "update available" notification spam? In Gnome on Ubuntu, Chromium spams this notification at me several times a day and I can't find any way to turn it off. ...
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Chromedriver not found in Cygwin although it exists

After a couple hours of trying everything I could, I'm posting the question here. I'm trying to run this python script which uses chromium in order to execute. https://github.com/FallingLights/...
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Unable to play DRM/Protected content on Ungoogled-Chromium even after installing Widevine Plugin

I am using Ungoogled-Chromium Version 120.0.6099.129 (Official Build, ungoogled-chromium) (64-bit) on Windows 11 Home v22H2 b22621.2715. I downloaded the installer from here - https://ungoogled-...
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Chromium has no audio

Chromium Version 120.0.6099.129 (Official Build) for Linux Mint (64-bit) Audio stopped working in my copy of Chromium. I can still watch and hear videos with other applications, including YouTube ...
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Which Chrome directories can be safely removed to clean up the storage?

Which Chrome directories can be safely removed to clean up the storage? In particular, what do shared_proto_db and File System do?
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Does chromium keep logs of the events leading up to opening a new tab?

I had a tab randomly open up that was for adware. Luckily, it was caught by my ad blocker, but I would like to figure out what triggered it to open. I tried checking its history state through console,...
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What's the syntax of URL exceptions in Chrome's "Always keep these sites active"?

I want to keep certain tabs from ever being discarded automatically by Chrome. The settings have a section for doing so, but the syntax of the exceptions is not clear. Should I use regexes? Globs? ...
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Chrome offers "Typed history" from another browser in address bar

Google Chrome shows "Typed History" in its address bar as if it was written in Chrome itself, however, the information is stolen from another browser (Vivaldi). Example: I write "hello ...
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Chromium browser developer tool "search as you type" option setting is constant

Why is the Chromium browser developer tool "search as you type" option in the settings cannot be saved, so it will always be back to default of being set after unsetting it?
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How to change the new format of context menu in Chrome to be like the old one?

The new Chrome version from a few days ago doesn't show all elements of the context menu at once anymore. Instead, it shows only some of them, and I have to scroll to see the others. How can I make it ...
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Adding FFMPEG support to Chromium Portable on Windows without recompiling

I am using Chromium portable on Windows recently. I downloaded Chromium portable from chromium.org, finding it without FFMPEG support, which means playing media just not possible for some websites. Is ...
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All Chrome-based browsers have fractional pixel size on my system

I'm using an Ubuntu-based OS with XOrg as the display server. I don't have system-wide scaling enabled, and if I open this test in Firefox, it shows that the displayPixelRatio is 1. However, if I open ...
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How to set permanent page zoom in incognito mode in Google Chrome?

In the Google Chrome settings, you can permanently set the value to zoom only in normal mode; in the incognito mode, it is reset upon a new launch. Now I use --incognito --force-device-scale-factor=2 ...
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Start browser on chromium os at system startup

I am trying to start the browser and have it load a certain page when the system starts, but I have not yet been able to find a solution. I am using Chromiun OS on a raspberry PI 4. Does anyone have ...
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Chromium session management on X11 vs Wayland

I use a chromium based web browser (brave) on awesome-wm (WM for X11). My normal workflow is to have 1 or 2 brave windows open on each virtual desktop. Then I would click the hamburger icon (settings) ...
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FFMPEG+Icecast - playback stops after some time in <audio> element

I’ve set up a looping .mp3 stream using instructions here: Concatenate and icecast. Everything works great, it’s been running for months, however if I try to embed the stream in an audio element, the ...
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Customize the Chromium file picker to sort by date, or make it remember past settings

I'm running Chromium 117 on Debian 12.2, using i3wm (so, no Gnome/KDE tools). Every time I need to upload a file in a web page, it opens the file picker, and sorts by file name. I find it annoying — I ...
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Chromium browsers (Chrome/Brave) toggle device toolbar and profile switching have the same keyboard shortcut (how to override)

Specifically I'm using Brave the but the issue also appears in Chrome (and I assume other chromium browsers). When you press cmd+shift+m you get the profile switcher. However, if you have the dev ...
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Does Chrome or Chromium tell you anywhere in the UI whether it's using v10 or v11 cookie encryption?

Chromium has two modes of storing cookies, v10: Uses static private key "peanuts" salted with "saltysalt" v11: Stores private key in Operating System's key chain Does Chromium ...
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How to block .webp images entirely in Chrome

I'd like to simply block .webp images from my Chromium based Brave browser entirely. I don't want to see them ever again. I tried it with AdBlock-Filtersyntax, but to no avail: It's to complicated and ...
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Chromium browsers showing wrong font in Windows 11

On some websites, chromium-based browsers (Edge and Chrome tested) on Windows 11 will display a font that looks exactly like Courier New instead of the correct font. Firefox will display it correctly. ...
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CredentialsContainer get() method no more filtering password type credentials

I have few apps hosted on different subdomains. Each app does not share login credentials with each other. E.g. app1.example.com - username: test1, password: test app2.example.com - username: test2, ...
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Who is Tessa, and why do they have a profile in my Chromium?

When I browse to chrome://signin-dice-web-intercept/?debug it says, Continue in a new Chromium profile? Tessa is already signed in to this Chromium profile. To keep your browsing separate, Chromium ...
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How can I find a list of Chrome's hidden URLs with chrome://?

Does Chrome publish a list of hidden URLs under the chrome: schema, such as, chrome://memory-internals? What else is available in that schema?
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What was the chrome:// URL that shows memory usage?

What was the chrome url that shows memory usage by tab and gives you the opportunities to purge specific tabs?
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chromium: sync is paused - sign in again

For the past month, chromium sync does not work, and google does not remember my sign in. in the upper right corner it shows "paused". When I log in into sync, nothing happens, no error ...
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How can I force Chromium to never open a new tab?

I'm configuring a kiosk with a Raspberry PI and FullPageOS which must use a mouse with a wheel (for now). The OS works as expected and the page opens in full screen with no way to use other Chromium ...
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dwm.exe taking all GPU resource when opening chromium based apps on multi monitor setup

I am using Lenovo ThinkPad P15s Gen 2. This laptop has two GPUs: Intel Iris Xe Graphics and NVIDIA T500. I plugged this laptop to Lenovo thunderbolt 4 docking station. I connected two monitors into ...
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Clear (or bypass) cache on Chromium startup

How to clear the Chromium cache on startup, via Chrome command-line arguments? I have already read Clear Chrome's cache via CLI but the goal is slightly different. I need Chromium (embedded) to ...
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Official source for portable embedded Chromium binaries, for kiosk use, with H264 support

I am using Chromium in kiosk mode, for an embedded computer project. We can find portable snapshots on https://commondatastorage.googleapis.com/chromium-browser-snapshots/index.html?prefix=Win_x64/ ...
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Chromium browser showing blank page when transition from page to page

I'm running Chromium in kiosk mode in armbian using the following command: chromium 'http://localhost/' --window-position=0,0 --start-fullscreen --kiosk --noerrdialogs --disable-translate --no-first-...
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How to use a --proxy-server flag in Chromium browser

I am attempting to use the --proxy-server flag in the Chromium source code on Windows like this: --proxy-server=protocol://username:password@host:port However, when I run any website on Chromium, it ...
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My Chrome profile is reset when opening a file if Chrome is not running when the file is opened

I'm running Chromium and every time a file is opened with it while it's closed, the Default profile is completely reset. In other words: chrome.exe is not running Open any file with chrome.exe, e.g. ...
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How to disable auto updates in the Brave browser

How to disable auto update in the brave browser? I use chocolatey to install software on my system. When I checked the version of my brave browser it was the latest version. I don't want this auto ...
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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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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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