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How can I install the latest version of Chromium?

I used linux for many years and I'm good doing stuff with the terminal but now that I bought my raspberry and I installed raspbian on it, I can't install chromium. I tried to install it from repo but ...
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Unable to compile Chromium

I am trying to compile Chromium for Raspberry PI. I am using an Ubuntu 10.10 installation, and have tried using Ubuntu 14.04 but all with the same result. I followed all the steps in the link below. ...
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Are there any faster browsers than midori or chromium?

I just got my first raspberry pi to play with and am working on switching between visible images with JavaScript. My problem is it takes between 6 to 10 seconds from when I click my button for the ...
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Chromium half window

Chromium launches via: @chromium --kioski localhost:8080 but screen is always half. Can't resize, can't do anything, not even without the kioski option Ideas?
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Presenting a webpage from raspberry pi

I'm a newbie on raspberry pi, and I want to hack it for the office I'm working for. My desired achievement is connecting the pi to a tv then booting into chromium and showing a reveal.js[1] ...
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Open Chromium on start?

I've been looking at this quite a bit the last 24 hours and there are so many differing approaches and some maybe out of date. I've just installed a fresh copy of Raspbian as I think I broke the last ...
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How to configure Chromium on Raspbian to use Oracle JRE

I am using IcedTea plugin to run Java applets in Chromium, but a particular applet doesn't work well with it. It works great on Ubuntu where I use the Oracle JRE with Chromium. Since there is no ...
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launching chromium browser via terminal throws errors

Following these directions to install nodes on a Raspberry Pi Using the following to install chrome browser sudo apt-get install chromium-browser However, after installing, when I try launching(via ...
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Start X11 only for a application

I am planning to use my RPi only for one application, which need X server to be started. This application is chromium, which take A LOT of ressources already. I would like to start only the bare ...
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refresh chromium browser by shell script with xdotool via PHP

I want to refresh the browser, like pressing the F5 or Ctrl+F5 key on the keyboard with a shell script. I´m new in writing shell scripts so i aks you to help me with this: when I type in this into ...
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Load Application On Startup [duplicate]

I am using a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian to power a reception screen, which is just a simple web page running fullscreen. I would like this screen to load whenever the machine is booted, so that if ...
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GPU accelarated browser?

Currently I'm running Raspbian but I'm willing to install any version of Linux. I just need the Pi as a dedicated browser opening one internal site with images. Works great with Midori and Chromium ...
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chromium segmentation fault error

I installed the latest chromium-browser and on launch I get a text error: "Segmentation fault" While su, I am installing it using apt-get install chromium-browser and launching as user pi. ...
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Pi for Google+ Hangouts

I'm trying to find out if the Pi could work for a Google+ Hangout. I'm guessing no but wondering if anyone is trying to get it to work. Will the new webcam version make it easier? We want to set up a ...
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Get HTML5 videos to play in Chromium on Raspberry Pi

I installed chromium-browser on the Raspberry Pi. However now when I make a webpage with this: <video width="860" height="480" controls> <source src="vid.mp4" type="video/mp4" ...
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Edimax Wifi and Chromium Kiosk mode

I used edimax usb wifi dongle for connectivity managed by WICD I also have chromium set to autostart in a kiosk mode and display a web page (status board - details of the setup here) What happens if ...
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How can I boot directly into Google Chrome Web browser?

I want to make my Raspberry Pi to boot directly to an instance of the Google Chrome web browser. What's the best distribution to use for this and method of putting it together? Is there a way to open ...
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getUserMedia() error on Chromium - WebRTC on RPi?

I'm trying to get WebRTC to work on my Rapsberry Pi, and I'm getting an error that says that getUserMedia() isn't a supported function. Is the Chromium browser that's been ported to the Pi capable ...
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Disable screen blanking in X-Windows on Raspbian

We intend to use a RPi at work to drive a status display panel - it will show our project's bug status and a few other statistics of vital importance. I've been trying stop the screen-saver from ...
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How do I install Google Chrome?

When I go to download Google Chrome from http://www.google.com/chrome in Midori on the Raspberry Pi , I am presented with a modal dialogue box, Please select your download package: 32 bit ...