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Google Ads blocked in Chromium.. please help getting them to display

I'm running into a problem getting Google search ads to show in Chromium on my Raspberry Pi. The issue is I go to google.com and search for something like "fastest hosting"... normally this would ...
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Raspberry PI 4 Chrome Menu Board Issues

Hello everyone pretty new to using raspberrypi. So a resturant I use to work at bought a service where someone makes they a digital menu thats hosted on the web. The reason for it being on the web as ...
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Raspbian Buster Chromium how to save as accurate PDF, in color

Setup: pi4B 4G Raspbian Buster on SDcard (128G) Chromium Version 74.0.3729.157 (Official Build) Built on Raspbian , running on Raspbian 10 (32-bit) Be sure to also read the update at the end of ...
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Run script on startup not working

So I'm pretty new to the pi. I'm trying to run chromium in kiosk mode on boot and point it to a local page. I've tried many tutorials online and they're all for versions of the pi that are older than ...
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TV no longer showing up on cec-client scan

I am using a Raspberry Pi model 3 as a simple signage display (web page through Chromium in kiosk mode) and have used cec-utils to manage on/off times for the TV. I have had this same setup for about ...
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Unable to use I2S MEMS microphone in google duo web

I am using Adafruit I2S MEMS Microphone in raspberry pi 3 running raspbian buster. I installed it successfully following adafruit guide. It is working well for recording using arecord. My .asoundrc ::...
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Chromium Kiosk - return to index page on screen wake

Currently using a Pi3b+ and Official 7inch touchscreen. Ive configured the screen to turn off after 15seconds inactivity. During this period i require it to return to a home/index page on the browser (...
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Webcam FPS Very Low

I just plugged in a Microsoft Lifecam Studio webcam into my Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. I used gucview to test it out along with Google Hangouts for video conferencing (in Chromium) but the FPS was ...
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start chromium on raspberry pi in kiosk mode using systemd service instead of through LXDE-pi/autostart

As many people, i'm looking to use my pi as a kiosk. I have managed to get everything running when starting the kiosk. my kiosk.sh script, which works fine #!/bin/bash URL="http://127.0.0.1" xset s ...
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Facing problems after the latest update of Buster!

I may have described some problems in my previous question. To eliminate that problem I had to flash my sd-card with the latest buster release. After that I am frequently facing these problems, 1. ...
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Rapberry Pi 3 | Chromium Aw Snap

I'm running into a recurring issue and I can't seem to find a resolution for it that works. Pi info: Linux version 4.19.79-v7+ (dom@buildbot) (gcc version 4.9.3 (crosstool-NG crosstool-ng-1.22.0-88-...
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Getting error on Raspberry pi 3 while trying to run chromium in app mode

$chromium-browser --window-size=1080,960 --window-position=0,0 --app=/home/pi/Desktop/python/LMMS.html --disable-quic --enable-tcp-fast-open --ppapi-flash-path=/usr/lib/chromium-browser/...
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Colored emojis in Chromium

This is not a Pi-specific question, but any Pi user will run into this problem eventually if they use it as a desktop computer. I tried this tutorial, but it doesn't fully work, breaks some apps, ...
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Selenium won't run on my raspberry pi 3 Model B+

Today I recieved my Raspberry pi 3 Model B+. I downloaded NOOBS and installed it on my raspberry pi. However, I cannot run a selenium browser on it. I have tried to install iceweasel but it says that ...
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chromium os on rpi3 is not supporting video streaming nor I can watch live or other videos on Chrome except for YouTube

I have installed chromium os on rpi3 b+ and while Playing any live video or any other video except on YouTube it's showing video not supported what should I do to fix this issue please help
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cTrader crash my browser (Chromium and Firefox) [duplicate]

I tried to run cTrader on Chromium on my RPI but during this night my browser crashed and I don't know why, same problem on my VPS in Debian 10. An other guy have the same problem here: Website ...
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Chromium Needs an Update On Raspbarian pi3. Now Asking For An Update!

itv.com streaming won't play because Chromium needs an update from version 72. Anybody know of? Or how to contact the developers? Annoying because it was working fine before.
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Chromium semi freezing in a predictable way on very unclear reasons

I have a Raspberry PI 3B+/raspbian running my NodeJS (node-red) backend application. My Raspberry is hosting a frontend application (VueJS) as well. I also have a 7" display connected. The purpose ...
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How can I close all chromium tabs Automatically once a day before reboot Pi?

When Domoticz and Grafana are open in Chromium on Raspberry Pi 3 b, it uses a lot of memory. That's why I want to close all chromium tabs automatically once a day. I can find a lot about the automatic ...
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HOW TO: Schedule in crontab a Python script with Selenium driver to show chromium browser on DISPLAY :0.0

I would like run a specific moment a python script to show with selenium the chromium browser on DISPLAY :0.0 . 00 11 * * * pi export DISPLAY=:0.0 && "/usr/bin/python2.7 /home/pi/Desktop/...
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Chromium wont open - Attempted Reinstall left me with dpkg error processing package mime-support (--configure)

My Chromium wouldn't open - it was giving me the loading icon then nothing. I found the following topic and tried using the commands written in it. sudo apt-get remove chromium-browser sudo apt-get ...
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chromium-browser --headless 'errors' stopping script in Crontab

I have a script that works out the version number of todays Guardian crossword and makes the url address that I want to print from (I can wget a pdf and print that, but I (well my wife) prefers the ...
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Disable alt+f4 in chromium

I currently have a Basic X Server with matchbox window manager with opens a nw.js (was called node-webkit) chromium browser. matchbox has by default all hotkeys deactivated. The only thing left ist ...
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Kiosk mode that can start porgamms/shell script .sh

I want to build a kisok mode much like in Windows where you can start Programms with .hta files. So is it possible to have a Kind of gui (with chromium I guess) that is able to start specific ...
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Open chromium on boot

I'm trying to open chromium when the Raspberry Pi 3B+ boots. I've found this post, but my raspberry doesn't seem to have the /home/pi/.config/lxsession folder. I tried creating the autostart file but ...
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Raspberry Pi Chromium Browser freeze after video playback

I have a very simple html page, directly running from file (file:///home/pi/Desktop/myfile.html), which infinitely replays a video anytime it ends. Device: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B + 16GB SD Card OS: ...
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Plex video problems on updated Chromium

I have a Noobs RPi 3 connected to my TV. After a recent apt-get upgrade, Chromium is no longer displaying video from my Plex server correctly (it was working fine before the upgrade). I get the audio,...
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Pi 7" touchscreen + Chromium in kiosk mode shifted down + right by 10px

I am using a Pi 3 B+ with the Pi Foundation 7" touchscreen for a personal home automation system. The UI is a webpage displayed in a Chromium browser in kiosk mode. Here are my specifics: /etc/X11/...
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Chromium Kiosk Script Hangs Without Peripherals Plugged In

I'm setting up a Pi Zero W to run a script on boot to run a Chromium kiosk with a specific URL, refreshing the page every 5 minutes. Initially everything worked great. I tested it over multiple ...
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RPI 3 A+ weird behavior when no usb device connected

I have a RPI 3 A+ running a nodejs server that reads a I2C TH sensor and displays an UI with chromium on the official 7 inch display. The node server runs forever with PM2 and the browser runs in ...
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Open chromium full screen on start up with login

I have a bit more difficult situation with chromium in full screen. I need to open chromium in full screen then log in to specific site to show employees stats. (username/password is saved) But every ...
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Pi Keeps rebooting

I have 26 Raspberry Pis that are running slideshows via web browser. The slideshow is a website built on the Webslides Javascript framework with an autorefresh extension on Chromium. The problem I ...
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Chromium browser kiosk mode

I'm using chromium browser in kiosk mode to display a web page (Raspberry Pi 3b). I'm using this for professional purpose, this means that once I sell it to customer, it is expected to work smoothly (...
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Install Firefox non-ESR version in raspberry Pi 3

I know it's impossible to install Chrome (not chromium) on a raspberry pi, and I know that the standard Firefox version for raspberry is Firefox-esr now. But there are some applications that are only ...
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Autostarting Chromium (Edit: How to connect to the local Session on Pi?)

I just want to auto start Chromium on boot and I followed Method 1 over at this site. The same Method is used in the Top Answer here. All in all it is about adding the command for starting the ...
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Website suddenly not available on chromium

I use a trading platform called cTrader, from IC Markets. They have a web platform that ran fine (a bit slow) on chromium, and all of the sudden, it's not working anymore. The site says my browser is ...
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How to crop off top of display

So I'm working on a Spotify jukebox that displays album art. I have a Python script that opens the URL hosting the art in chromium, and updates it when the song changes, by opening a new tab. My ...
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Run chromium with kiosk with auto-refreshing webpage (Spotify Jukebox)

I know I can run Chromium full screen based off of this tutorial, in kiosk mode, but I'm wondering what would I need to do to set up my pi up so that instead of just running one webpage on startup, it ...
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Chromium not launching

I’m new to raspberry pi, so I’m not sure if there’s some stupidly obvious fix to this, but chromium is refusing to load at all. I’ve updated everything through the terminal, and attempted to use ...
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SIP video call Performance issue

I'm facing performance issue during video call made between RaspberryPI3 and Laptop, the video image from RaspberryPI3 are not running smooth and the overall CPU usage consumes more than 80%. Here ...
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Call chromium within a Python script in crontab

I'm doing a digital signage project for a marketing agency that I work for. I have a Python Script that when called manually in Shell does everything, log and then opens Chromium. But when It starts ...
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Can I install ChromiumOS on old Raspberry Pi B+?

Dumb question: Please dont redirect me to other stack exchanges I know its possible to install ChromiumOS (not chromium) on Raspberry Pi 2 and 3, but I wanna know if its possible on RPi B+(the first ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi 3 with Huawei Surfstick 372

I tried to connect my Raspberry Pi with the Huawei Surfstick. All the tutorials i watched so far didn't helped me. If i plug in the Surfstick the raspberry shows that it is associated with it and has ...
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Video on local page lags but on YouTube it plays smooth

3B Plus model and latest Raspbian version. I’m developing an ExpressJs app where I could display photos and videos as a slideshow in a web browser. Everything works fine except when it comes to ...
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Rpi camera as webcam has low quality

I want to capture high quality images from RPI using Chromium and the Rpi camera as webcam. If I take photos with raspistill I can get 8MP quality. I'm trying to do the same within the browser but ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Chromium past v65?

I'm trying to use chromedriver for a python program and the latest version requires v70-72. My current version of chromium on raspberry pi is 65.0.3325.181 that was after upgrading and updating my ...
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How to update Chromium on RPi 3B+?

I'm brand new to Pi, and I found that the Raspberry Pi chromium is not as updated as standard Chromium. Thanks in advance. EDIT: For clarification, I am on Raspbian 2.5 (Nov. 2018) on a Raspberry Pi ...
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AArch64, Weston, xwayland — x clients not working / Desktop freezes

I have installed AArch64 (ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-latest.tar.gz) as described here on a new rpi 3. Additionally I installed those packages: mesa libva-mesa-driver libnotify notification-daemon adobe-...
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Where is Chromium installed?

How can I execute the Chromium browser with a preset url from the command line with a url? I'm unsure as using the following command: Chromium.sh google.com returns error Chromium not found ...
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cant install packages because of older chromium build

i'm trying to install a package using the terminal specifically sudo apt-get install sysbench but i get the following error The following packages have unmet dependencies: chromium-browser-l10n : ...