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Boot up into Chromium Web Page for a touchscreen

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian OS I would like the GUI to boot directly to a chromium web page in full screen. All the tutorials i have read seem to be out of date. I have created the autostart ...
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Raspberry Pi: Starting chromium in fullscreen kiosk

On the raspberry pi desktop bootup, I want chromium to start in fullscreen kiosk mode where it also cover the raspberry pi menu panel. I can't get chromium to go overtop of the menu panel. So I made ...
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Selenium fails due to st' object has no attribute capabilities despite matching chromium driver with chromium

When trying to get Chromium going with selenium I constantly get the following error chromedriver Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/admin/.local/lib/python3.9/site-packages/...
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php exec fails to launch browser via bash script

On a Raspberry Pi 3B+ (using stretch), I have a bash script that looks like this. pkill chromium-browse chromium-browser --noerrdialogs --disable-infobars --kiosk https://www.example.com --incognito ...
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install specific version of chromium by source code

I need to run the source code of Chromium(86.0.4240.197) which is in a tar.gz package. However, when I extract the package runnig tar xf chromium-86.0.4240.197.tar.gz nothing happens. . Is there ...
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Installing an older version of Chromium on Raspian Bullseye?

I have two Raspberry Pi Zero Ws with Pimoroni HyperPixel 4 displays attached that run little dashboards in our lounge room by way of Chromium. One of the Pis had a hiccup and stopped booting so I ...
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How best to transfer "personal settings" between SD cards?

{I believe this was asked 11 years ago, and every answer missed the point by fixating on the idea of CLONING an entire image from a smaller capacity SD card to a larger/faster one... NOT what I'm ...
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Suitable Linux distribution for Raspberry Pi B+

What would a suitable OS (Linux distribution) be for an old Raspberry Pi B+ (2012, 512 MB RAM)? The latest official OS comes with Chromium which doesn't work. It is also very slow. It will be running ...
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Why does the Chromium browser just flash (see gif) when I start it? How can I fix it?

When I start the Chromium browser on my RPi it just flashes (no nav bar ever appears). Here's a gif (video) of what it does: I'm connecting via VNC. Details of My Installation Distributor ID: ...
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Sudden issue with data display (using Google Maps) on Chromium

I'm subscribed to a weather website which shows live data using Google Maps, with an info box appearing if you hover over a data point. I have a Pi (Raspbian 8) set up to access this via Chromium and ...
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How do i know whether an update to Chromium browser is available from the command line?

My RP4 is currently running Chromium 88.0.4324.187 on Raspbian 10. How do I find out whether an update to Chromium is available (and what version it is) without actually installing the update?
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Auto-refresh Chromimum web page in Kiosk mode on Pi3 running Raspbian Jessie

I have Pi3 running Raspbian Jessie that I am setting up as a digital calendar for my family. I used the instructions on this website: https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-kiosk/. Everything is working ...
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Chromium: QR-Code for Whatsapp Web doesn't load

I want to make a python program controlling my browser on my Raspberry Pi Model B+ using Raspberry Pi OS, but am running into a very basic issue. When opening web.whatsapp.com on the installed ...
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Netflix in Chromium freeze complete pi

My Pi 4 (8GB) has been crashing since yesterday whenever you want to watch a movie in Chromium via Netflix. However, the first five minutes of the film run through without any problems. Other websites ...
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Web Elements not appearing in Chromium

I have a Pi 4 B, that has a Cortex-A72 ARM processor, running Raspberry PI OS. On the left we see chromium, on the right firefox ESR. As you can see, in firefox the site is displaying correctly, with ...
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Why is my IDE not opening on raspberry pi?

Context: I am running the 32bit full Raspbian OS on the raspberry pi 4 as a desktop, the newest version. Whenever I open chromium, the default web browser, it simply opens a window. When I tried to ...
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How to limit Chromium to load one tab at a time?

I have some folders of bookmarks that I would like to open all at once, glance at, and close if there's no attention needed. I used to manually click each one, re-opening the folder every time and re-...
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Setting flags for chromium-browser to optimize video stream

I'm currently running on Raspbian 11 trying to set flags for chromium-browser to enable hardware acceleration. I've tried editing /etc/chromium.d/00-rpi-vars according to this solution, yet it doesn't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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