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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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GPU disabled when X server is started as normal user

I'm using Raspbian OS Desktop version (in console mode for testing purposes) on a PI4 4GB with OpenGL enabled (vc4-fkms-v3d chosen). I'm using startx in order to launch a chromium-browser through an ...
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changing microphone to default

am using USB microphone with Raspberry pi for zoom video conference for last 2 months everything was going fine. Suddenly from last week ,near to the audio option in zoom its showing exclamation mark(...
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Openbox chromium browser Companion emulator

Do you have a solution to select a window part of a web page and take that on full screen with OpenBox chromium browser? You can look on photos why.
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Is it possible to correct the HDMI projection angle for Raspberry Pi?

I'm making a chromium kiosk mode web application running on my Pi sync on 2 screen. One is the 7 inches touch screen. The second is connected to a projector in HDMI and projected on a curved wall (the ...
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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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Rpi do not responds on opening chromium-browser while Rpi is in Overlay Filesystem mode

Facing issue while Raspberry Pi runs on overlay filesystem ON.. Here is steps to reproduce: 1: load and run raspberry pi image 2020-12-02-raspios-buster-armhf.img 2: open chromium--browser (browser ...
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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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Touchscreen automatically shows context menu on text selection

When I'm trying to touch on the text box where text is already there in Chromium on my Raspberry Pi 4 the text is selected for millisecond and then it automatically switches to show the context menu. ...
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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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Chromium General Preferences missing

I have Chromium running on Buster-lite (10.3) with Openbox, not in kiosk mode. My intention is to use it as a web tv player untill such time as the Chrome-Launcher/Chromium addon for Kodi is fixed or ...
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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 ...
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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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Chromium telling me to reinstall because I'm missing features?

I'm running Raspbian Buster on a P1 4B and just updated everything through the terminal (sudo apt-get update). Now Chromium is displaying a pop up that says I need to reinstall because I'm missing ...
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Pi 4 / Raspbian Lite HDMI Output Shared Across 2 Screens

I am booting a Pi 4 running the latest version of Raspbian Lite into Chromium kiosk mode and outputting the display to 2 monitors. I have successfully hooked up the 2 monitors, but the displays are ...
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Chromium Browser kiosk not saving cookies

I'm running chromium browser in kiosk mode in a docker container. The page loads a login screen. You sign in and the page gives you a cookie so that you never have to login again. This does work on my ...
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Unable to use Chromium browser

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Raspbian installed. I use it headlessly with Remote Desktop Connection with Windows 10. After I log on to the Pi, my home screen shows up. If I run the Chromium browser ...
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How to open Firefox in kiosk mode and point to a webpage?

I'm trying to run Firefox in kiosk mode. nano /home/pi/.config/lxsession/autostart @firefox-esr (@iceweasel) Here, how to point the browser to a webpage? Example - for Chromium we use this- @...
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LXDE autostart takes too long to start chromium-browser

I am trying to start chromium-browser via ~/.config/LXDE-pi/autostart. The command is as follows: @chromium-browser localhost/scada --kiosk --incognito The problem I am having is that it takes ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 becomes unresponsive after Chromium idle

I am building a kiosk application on my Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB RAM Version) that requires that Chromium continuously idles as a service. I created a supervisorctl service that will keep it alive and give ...
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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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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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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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