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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 : ...
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Google Calendar looks broken in Chromium and Firefox

When I open up google calendar in Chromium or Firefox it looks kinda broken and not as it looks on my desktop PC I could not find any useful help on the Interwebs. What could be the problem here?
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Slow Chromium on Raspberry Pi 3B+ after update from Jessie to Stretch

I've been looking into my problem for days now and I didn't find a solution to it. If there is already a question about this issue, I have not found it, my apologies. Please direct me to it if there ...
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Switch between OSMC and Chromium kiosk

I like OSMC, but wanted to be able to switch between it and Chromium in kiosk mode on the fly (something like FullPageOS). My use case is I’d like to write a web app running on a desktop machine on ...
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Raspberry PI 3 - Browser, bad performance (Website with HTML5 canvas)

I have encountered a problem while developing a dashboard which is supposed to run on a Raspberry Pi 3. It is a combination of a HTML5 canvas as background to create visuals and some simple elements ...
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Chromium Browser History deletion [closed]

How can I delete Chromium browser history at boot up on Raspberry Pi-3?
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Can I fix memory leaks of a chromium tab by killing and restarting the tab or chromium?

I'm running a raspberry with a small monitor in kiosk mode, which means: it's running a full-screen chromium tab all around the clock. The problem is that I have noticed that there are many websites ...
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Raspbian Stretch Lite with Touchscreen - Chromium “Couldn't initialize SDL: No available video device”

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+, with the RPi 7-inch touchscreen hooked up. I installed Raspbian Stretch Lite on a 16GB SD card. I have booted the Raspberry Pi, changed my password, connected to Wifi, and ...
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Rpi 3 reboots on opening chrome

Every time I open chromium on my raspberry pi, it just reboots sometimes even 3 or 4 times. I've read about instances of the pi crashing but my device just starts from the rainbow screen. There's also ...
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chromium browser not starting: Cannot open ELF file

pi@rp1:~ $ uname -a Linux rp1 4.9.35-v7+ #1014 SMP Fri Jun 30 14:47:43 BST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux chromium-browser 56.0.2924.84-0ubuntu0.14.04.1.1000 armhf Chromium ...
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ERROR:sandbox_linux.cc(344)] InitializeSandbox() called with multiple threads in process gpu-process [closed]

I am using a Raspberry Pi: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Raspbian Description: Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.3 (stretch) Release: 9.3 Codename: ...
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Raspbian Stretch Strict chromium strict kiosk mode

I have setup raspberry pi to autostart chrome in kiosk mode when it boots up and open a locally hosted web application successfully. The web application will require keyboard and mouse for the user to ...
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WebGL does not work properly on Raspberry Pi Chromium Browser

I have a problem with WebGL on Raspberry Pi 3's Chromium browser. I did the settings required but nothing happened. Here is my information Device : Raspberry Pi 3 OS : Linux raspberrypi 4.9.80-v7+ #...
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RFID RC522 Reader & Chromium Web Page

I'm having a bit of difficulty locating a specific example, however I have found people referencing that they have accomplished what I am looking for. At a basic level, I have a webpage being served ...
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Check Chromium loading

I use chrome in kiosk mode, opened by my c++ script. What i want to do is to check when chromium is done to load the pages. There are any way?
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Chromium Kiosk - Navigation Menu

I am very new to Raspberry I am trying to add the below HTML page in Chromium Kiosk - which is not supporting - is their anyway i can achieve the below ? <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <...
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Chromium extremely slow until crash on a Raspberry Pi Zero W

I use this RPi Zero W mainly from ssh. All updates and upgrades performed. I wanted to install an app from its website. No way. Attaching keyboard, mouse and monitor I opened Chromium and the ...