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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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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, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 PI 3 - Browser, bad performance (Website with HTML5 canvas)

Abandoned post by Unregistered user. 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 ...
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Xdotool not resizing Chromium on startup

Edit: RPi 3, fully updated. I have a raspberry pi build where RPi is supposed to run a bash script on boot. The script shows specific videos, then opens chromium and runs specific webpage in ...
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Getting message to upgrade my version of Chromium but when when I try to upgrade it says I already have latest version

Whenever I open up a page to my gmail account I get a yellow bar at the top of the browser with this message: This version of Chrome is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser. ...
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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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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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How to set raspbian to automatically login to google on startup

I currently have my Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian to the point where it will load with Chromium in kiosk mode. The problem is I need it to load to a work site.google site. This can only be done if you ...
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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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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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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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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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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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refresh chromium browser by shell script with xdotool via PHP

I want to refresh the browser, like pressing the F5 or Ctrl+F5 key on the keyboard with a shell script. I´m new in writing shell scripts so i aks you to help me with this: when I type in this into ...
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Tkinter application window in front of Chromium in Kiosk mode

On my Raspberry Pi I have created a tkinter application with one button and configured Chromium to start in kiosk mode. In my python application I set the following: root.lift() root.wm_attributes("...
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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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Chromium Browser keeps crashing after update

I'm using Ubuntu Mate on Raspberry Pi 2. While Chromium 48 did work fine, after updating to 51 it keeps crashing on start: it simply says Segmentation fault (core dumped) Is there a way to get more ...
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Chromium Browser not opening

Whenever I try to open chromium from the desktop, I get a loading cursor, then nothing happens. I tried to start it from terminal to see what the problem was, and it returned this error: [ 1:1:1112/...
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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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Chromium on Raspberry Pi B w/ Raspbian Jessie

I have a Raspberry Pi 1, and I would like to install Chromium for my cloud print server. The only trouble is that sudo apt-get install chromium-browser does not work. Additionally, I tried a method ...
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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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How can I start X11 only for a single application?

I am planning to use my RPi only for one application, which needs X server to be started. This application is chromium, which requires A LOT of resources already. I would like to start only the bare ...
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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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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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How can I run Spotify on a Raspberry Pi with the official Spotify interface?

I want a version that has the official Spotify user interface, either the web player interface, or the standard program interface. I don't like the interface of the XBMC (Kodi) Spotify add-ons, or ...
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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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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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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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Chromium kiosk mode with Jessie Lite

I have a Pi 3 and I'd like to start Chromium with a fixed address on startup. I've read a lot of tutorials on this, but most of them are outdated and use the full Jessie with Pixel Desktop package. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Autohide onscreen keyboard in Chromium

I have chromium running in kiosk mode on a rasp pi 3. What do I need to do to add the onscreen keyboard and get it to auto hide and auto popup when text entry areas are selected inside the browser ...

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