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Chromium, execute website UI commands?

Im running Raspberry pi OS on a Raspberry pi 3. Im trying to setup so when I boot, It should start Chromium in kiosk mode on a specific site, Flightradar24. So far so good. But I would like it to ...
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Optimizing the pi for digital signage or Video playback

I want to use my raspberrys as a digital signage device. They show some Videos via google chrome but sometimes the videos don't run until the end but skip to the next video. I am using this wordpress ...
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how to add right click to exit/minimise to chromium

I'm trying to find a way to exit kiosk mode or to exit a full screen chromium. So i'm running a raspberry pi 4 with raspbian and have netflix, disney+ etc working as a link on my desktop. I add the ...
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Chromium crashes after reinstallation on pi4

I noticed, today, that pages weren't loading in chromium, but If I pinged them in bash, using ping google.com, it went through just fine. So, I reinstalled chromium, but, now a different problem has ...
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Bus error on Pi 3b+ whenever I try to open chromium-browser

Does anyone know anything about a bus error? This is always happening when I try to open chromium-browser from the commandline. From the graphical interface, the warning is suppressed, I believe. This ...
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Amazon Prime Video totally freezes/crashes Raspberry Pi 4 in Chromium

Since the Widevine support is available for Raspbian I'm able to watch Netflix and Amazon Prime Video on the Raspberry Pi just using the Chromium Browser. I have, however, a strange behaviour when ...
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Chromium won't open web page properly when launched from CLI

I am running raspbian on a Pi4 in desktop mode. Everything is up to date (apt update/upgrade). I want to open a web page from the command line. I have tried "chromium-browser http://localhost/...
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Setting up a path for chromedriver with selenium

I'm very new to Raspberry Pi and Python and installed version 98 of the Chrome browser to my Raspberry pi and set up some this code to make an attempt at opening the Chrome browser in full screen mode....
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best video format for rasberry pi 4

I want to show videos via Chromium with the Raspberry Pi (Kiosk App for a school) and want to know which Video format is best for this use case. I did some research and h264 format should be best but ...
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Can't play widevine content at all

I have rpi 4 model b (8 gb), and I am running Kali, (32 bit). Any kind of Widevine content doesn't play, neither on Chromium, nor on Kodi, even after installing libwidevinecdm0 No luck even after ...
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How to get task bar to show over kiosk mode

So I'm putting together a prototype here and have the apps I want to run in chromium kiosk mode which makes things look nice and smooth. But I want to use only mouse and no keyboard to select things ...
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Touch sometimes freezes on Raspberry Pi 3 and 4

We have a kiosk Vue application running on Raspbian (Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)) / Chromium 92. For some unknown reason it seems to freeze after x hours (or days). It happens on a pi 3 and also pi ...
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Using RPi4B with 2 screens but need to autorefresh just one screen

I am using a RPi4B with two monitors running chromium. Each monitor has a different webpage (one displays a pdf report from Teams). I would like to auto-refresh one webpage (the pdf) on one monitor ...
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using raspberry as a info monitor

I want to use a lot of Raspberries as Info Monitors. So I decided to use this script: source settings.txt export DISPLAY=:0 pkill chrom* sudo echo "restarted browser at $(date) with URL $...
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How to enable audio in kiosk mode?

I have set up a Raspberry Pi 4 to starts as kiosk mode with these settings (kiosk.sh): #!/bin/bash xset s noblank xset s off xset -dpms sed -i 's/"exited_cleanly":false/"...
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No sound in Chromium on a Raspberry Pi 4 using HDMI but works with everything else including Firefox

I am Running Raspbian OS 32 bit (Bullseye) and no matter what I do I can't get any sound output through Chromium but with Firefox and everything else I have sound. I have tried editing config.txt, ...
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How to remove "YouTube video Player'" hover message in Chromium fullscreen

I'm using a Raspberry Pi for a Digital Signage project for university. I have a small issue with a hover hint box (I don't know the correct name) showing when Chromium plays YouTube Fullscreen. I had ...
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Chromium-browser starts on the webstore

I'm using chromium-browser on my RPis to display a site hosted in localhost. I have a service file executing the browser on startup (and on kiosk mode) without any issues so far (more than 1 year, on ...
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Raspberry Pi 3b+ Fake KMS not listed

I've been trying to follow tutorials on enabling hardware accelerated video decoding for my Raspberry Pi 3b+, such as this one: https://lemariva.com/blog/2020/08/raspberry-pi-4-video-acceleration-...
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Selenium on a Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W

I am waiting to install use selenium on a Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W. I am trying to install the ChromeDriver using the methodology described by Ivan Derevianko and Patrik Mojzis; however, I have not been ...
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Launch chromium-browser on Pi over SSH with DISPLAY=:0 (HDMI monitor connected to Pi) results in segmentation fault

I've really been struggling to get a web browser popped up on my Raspberry Pi via SSH. I DO NOT wish to send the X window from the Pi to my PC, I simply want to pop it up on the Raspberry Pi's TV ...
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Streaming via DLNA is smooth, but same video via browser is unenjoyable

I manage and stream my videos with a self-hosted web application. The web application also offers DLNA based streaming. When I stream the videos via the browser (latest Raspberry PI OS and default ...
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Chromium Kiosk, launch external web page and control it

I am looking for a way to control an external webpage from chrome itself. My use case is a kiosk showing a web app through chromium kiosk and that needs to launch external web pages, but need to ...
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Launching browser (Chromium or Firefox) without x server / xorg

I need to launch Chromium (or alternatively Firefox) on a raspberry PI 4 8 GB running Raspberry OS 2021-05-07 without launching xorg / xserver. Is that feasible, for example by launching it in ...
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Chromium didn't shut down correctly and Google account always logged out

I use RPI 3 model B and I reinstall Raspberry Pi OS for some reason. I could log in to Google and it kept logged in whenever I close and open Chromium, but it was before I reinstall raspios. However, ...
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Raspbian Chromium Startup

I am setting up a "kiosk" mode display but Im having a hard time getting chromium to show properly on raspbian login. If I comment the line out, and manually start chromium, it will show. ...
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Raspberry Chromium v88 (88.0.4324.187) keeps crashing (Error code : 11)

I have problems with kiosk application on Raspberry. I'm using chromium as digital signage presentation. System was working fine, until few days ago. I get crash report Error code 11. From error log, ...
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Raspberry Chromium kiosk Foyer ("Aw, Snap")

We are running Raspberry 4b and 3b as Kiosk TV. We have around 150 working system over the country. We are ''streaming'' with help of Wordpress plugin Foyer. Chromium version is latest, Chrome/88.0....
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How to disable F1 for Chromium Help?

I am trying to run my Raspberry Pi as a kiosk and users keep hitting F1 which opens Google Help. How do I disable this? For reference I am running the following on boot chromium-browser --kiosk --app=...
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How can I factory reset my Raspberry Pi 4 model B?

I got my Raspberry Pi 4 yesterday and have already managed to uninstall the browser. I don't want to go through the kerfuffle of reinstalling everything that I deleted and since I haven't done much on ...
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Chromium keeps crashing on my overclocked Pi 4

I am using a Raspberry Pi 4, with 8GB of RAM. I have overclocked my Pi 4, with over_voltage=6, arm_freq=2000, and gpu_freq=750. However, I have been having a problem with running Chromium. Whenever I ...
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chromium_browser garbled in text box when copy and paste

I am Japanese and used to use Japanese and English characters togeter. When I copy text from some program to chromium-browser in-box, it garbles. Garbles (mis-conversion) happens between some program ...
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Start chromium browser from other user

I want to use a Raspberry Pi as kind of a kiosk display. So far: I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian (Buster) installed. I have 3 users (root, pi and "kiosk"). The user "kiosk" ...
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Raspberry Pi - Chromium OS Only - Autostart

I am trying to reduce my Pi load to just Chromium and then change Autostart to go to fullscreen on boot. I have other Pi working on like Raspbian and have to change autostart. But I do not need to ...
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messed up autostart, stuck booting into openbox. Help?

I was trying to autoboot fullscreen into chromium and I improperly edited /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart with @chromium-browser --start-fullscreen https://{url}.com/ Now my pi boots into a black ...
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Bluetooth Audio not working with Chromium

I am having a problem using Chromium with bluetooth. I have a new Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian Buster. Using VLC, or aplay at command prompt, I can hear audio through bluetooth headset. However, I ...
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Audio not working with Chromium Web Browser but works with VLC

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with raspbian buster desktop installed which I am using since 1 year to consume media over internet. I am using bluetooth to connect with the speakers and everything was ...
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Downloading large pdf fails

I tried downloading Arm Architecture Reference Manual Armv8, for Armv8-A architecture profile, which is about 8500 pages. My download succeeds when using my Intel-based laptop, Windows 10, and ...
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No sound with Jitsi Meet and ALSA

For a project I'm using a Raspberry Pi with ALSA. ALSA is configured and speaker-test provides me audio output. However, when I open Jitsi Meet in Chromium, there is no sound. When I open YouTube in ...
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My chromium version is really old

My chromium version is 78, but the current google chrome is 85 or something. All my ubuntu machines's chromes are in the 80s. But this is my chromium version: I have tried to upgrade it using apt, ...
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Raspberry pi 4 - Hardware offload of h264 video decoding in Chromium

I am trying to develop a web application displayed in chromium in kiosk mod (78.0.3904.108 (Official Build) Built on Raspbian , running on Raspbian 10 (32-bit)). I am hoping to play h264 medias ...
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Chromium and virtual keyboard with automatic popup

I want to run Chromium in full screen (kiosk) on Raspbian Stretch. I have a touch screen and I need a virtual keyboard to popup when I enter a text field. On Debian 9, I have gotten this to work ...
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Pi Touchscreen Dim with Chromium kiosk -- how can I switch on/off/dim through REACT or NODE.JS commands?

Auto switching touchscreen on/off is critical for our project with 9 RPi's in large home with 6 bedrooms, living, study, play room, etc. The app is React on Chromium kiosk mode, running Node.js ...
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Raspbian: chromium crashes when logged in as root

I have got a clean install of Raspbian on an RPi 4B. If I log in as root (not as the standard pi user) and try to open the Chromium web browser, by clicking its icon on the Task Bar, Chromium simply ...
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Raspberry pi 4 - Framerate drop with video on chromium browser

I have a problem using chromium-browser in kiosk mode on a raspberry pi 4. I launch a web interface in Html with my video on it. Sometimes there is some drop frame / lag on the video, and I don't know ...
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Opening more than one Chromium Window on startup

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 ...
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Why does WPE Webkit has hardware acceleration but Chromium doesn't?

I'm working on an engineering project for a client and after various tests, the web software runs better when called from Webkit running on the framebuffer, than Chromium from the X. As it sometimes ...
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Video tearing in custom Electron app but not with included Chromium app

I have firstly played with the Raspbian config for video to see if that's the cause but after trying the web app within a different browser (Chromium included) it works. I have a web version of my ...
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Lxde raspberry pi autostart variable not working

I cant use my variables in the next autostart @$x="https://mypage.com/#" @y=`cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep Serial | cut -d ' ' -f 2` @chromium-browser --incognito $x$y the y variable get the serial ...
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Can the original Rpi run Chromium OS?

I was trying to run chromium on my raspberry pi 1 but it won't boot. I do have it compiled for ARM processors but it still won't run. Am I doing something wrong or can it not run on something that old?...
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