for a information monitor i wanted to open different chromium windows on startup (The reason is because i use xdotool to switch between different websites and i dont get it to work if the Websites are in the same window (different tabs)) I wanted to use a basci code for startup:

@lxpanel --profile LXDE-pi
@pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE-pi
#@xscreensaver -no-splash
@chromium-browser --start-fullscreen --start-maximized https://www.faz.net
@chromium-browser --start-fullscreen --start-maximized https://google.com 

It works perfectly if i dont specify the website on the second chromium line. But if specify both so that i dont get one faz window and one empty window, it opens both in the same window and as two tabs. I dont know why it opens a new window if i dont specify the second website but puts it together if i specify it. Im lost right now so i hope you guys can help me

  • Where is the basic code located? What operating system do you use? Raspbian Buster? – Ingo Apr 15 '20 at 10:40
  • Looks like the OP has these commands in lxsession autostart. – Botspot Apr 29 '20 at 20:41

To open two chromium windows (and not have them "stick together" as 2 tabs in 1 window), simply add this to both commands in your lxsession autostart:


I found that command line flag by typing this:

chromium-browser --help

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