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Raspbian, Hanns.G HT231HPB and chromium browser

I am using the set up above as a dumb terminal/kiosk my issue is that the Chromium on screen keyboard is offsetting the touch so that you can't accurately type. I know the monitor is operating as a ...
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Raspberry Pi on Network with ethernet but not connecting to internet

I've had Pi-Hole on my pi to some success but after a while of inaction my pi cannot connect to the internet now. Unsure what will help, as I've tried what I thought were all the obvious things. I'm ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Freezes

My Raspberry Pi 3 Model B freezes randomly. This as been going on since I got it, about 4 months ago. It sometimes freezes on reboot causing reboot loops. It freezes on Chromium when all that's open ...
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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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Raspbian image creation: install plugins with the Raspbian version of Chromium?

Is there a away to install pre-defined plugins with the Raspbian version of Chromium? I have been looking at editing and the image creator tool to include chromium with metamask by editing Stage 3. ...
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Autostart Chromium cloud print service on startup

I am using my Raspberry Pi to set up a print station in a remote location, and I am using Google Cloud Print to send prints from my home. Everything works fine when I am booted to desktop on RPi, but ...
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Jessie: How to log in to a Gmail account in Chromium 51

I am starting from a fresh NOOBS install on a Raspberry Pi 3B. Once Raspbian is installed and working, I used: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade I followed this procedure to ensure my clock ...
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Can I install Google Chrome? [duplicate]

I'm a user with rpi3. I'm wondering if I can install Google chrome on my rpi. Can I install it?
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Issues when trying to open Chromium at a certain URL on boot

I am having some issues with automating tasks at boot on the Pi. I have tried numerous different methods to do this including the systemd method and the .bashrc method. The command is a simple one ...
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Can't update to latest Chromium version after upgrade to Stretch (59 or 60)

I upgraded to Stretch following the normal procedure, changed the repositories, etc. But after all, I'm still running Chromium 56, a older version of the browser. When I try to update the system, it ...
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autostart Chromium using Pixel

I'm about done with this, for two days i have tried to simply autostart Chromium on a pi for a project at work but nothing happens when I reboot. Using the path - ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/...
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Streaming video fails to display page

YouTube is one of the top websites to view streaming videos. Oh well. It's not working on my RPi. I have no idea if this question is any relevant to the Raspberry Pi, but I'm asking it anyway. So, ...
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Open chromium full screen on start up

I would like to set up a couple of Raspberry Pis to open automatically chromium or any other browser available to at start-up, and in full screen mode. I was wondering if any of you can help me. ...
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chromium with two tabs in kiosk mode

I want to create a kiosk that always has two tabs open. I've found plenty of articles that show how to open chromium on boot in kiosk with one webpage. But is there any way to create a kiosk mode ...
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How do I disable Restore pages? Chromium didn't shut down correctly. Prompt?

I am automating a RPi for four displays at my company. I have them rebooting every day so the browser will refresh. I can't get the Restore pages? Chromium didn't shut down correctly bubble to not ...
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How to install Chromium 57

Currently my Raspberry Pi uses Chromium 56. I'm having a hard time upgrading it to the latest version. I tried sudo apt-get install chromium-browser Unfortunately I got this message: chromium-...
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Kiosk a raspberry pi

I know what you're thinking, "this has been asked a thousand times" and you're right, but why is it none of the answers are helpful? I have a brand new pi, I'm using the April 2017 release of NOOBS. I ...
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Open chromium in kiosk mode at start with URLs from a text file

I'm new to bash scripting and just a little familiar with basic Linux. We've setup a Pi showing dashboards using the code below: @chromium-browser --disable-infobars --disable-session-crashed-bubble -...
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Animated GIF won't work on raspberry pi

i'm building a local website that displays an animated GIF. The website is opened using chromium web browser. i'm sure that the GIF itself is working because I've tried to open it in different ...
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Open URL with chromium then close after time

I'm trying to write a bash script on Raspbian that will open a video URL in fullscreen, wait 2 minutes, then close the window #!/bin/bash chromium-browser <url> --start-fullscreen sleep 120 ...
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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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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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Touch functionality behaves differently with different screens

Edit: there is an update on the bottom. I managed to resolve one issue but the behavior changed to be more consistent, even though it still doesn't work properly. Problem: I am creating a kiosk to ...
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xautomation xte key for + used in autostart

I'm trying to send Ctrl+ (to zoom in on a browser) but can't find the correct key for +. I've tried NumPadAdd,+ and a few other variants. Any ideas what the key name is? I've added the following to /...
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Raspberry Pi web server running slowly and crashing

I'm working on a project to display data collected on a raspberry pi on a dashboard style screen. I have been using flask, as it seemed like the most simple & lightweight framework for what I ...
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Stream HD movies using chromium lags every 4 seconds

I am new to the raspberry family and would like to stream Hd quality movies from the internet. Raspberry pi 3 I have the default rasbian operating system installed on my raspberry. I also purchased ...
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Chromium broswer doesnt open google and says its untrusted

Hello I need to install an extension for chromium for my project on raspberry pi but chromium says that the google extensions and pretty much any google sites are untrusted I tried reinstalling ...
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error while run chromium-browser in python kiosk mode

import os os.system("chromium-browser --kiosk") when i run this code in python it showing error "" please start chromium as a normal user cannot run as root user "" how to start chromium-browser as ...
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Cannot cast to Chromecast on local WiFi network from Pi 2 running Jessie

I've got a Pi 2 running Jessie, which I did a dist-upgrade on just yesterday (24 Feb 2017). So I'm running the latest stuff. On it is installed Chromium 56.0.2924.84. I'd like to cast from this ...
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Flint OS (Chromium) can't set correct time?

Running Flint on Raspberry Pi 3 and it won't set the time, so obviously I can't access anything because when you browse, the certificates fail. Help!
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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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spotify-app under Kodi (LibreElec)

I try to run a spotify-app plugin.audio.spotify-1.0.26.zip from Marcel Veldt under Kodi Jarvis (LibreElec - latest release). I tried it with this howto https://seo-michael.co.uk/how-to-install-...
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Chromium won't run at all

I installed chromium on my raspberry pi 2 with sudo get-apt install chromium-browser It went through the installation process and made a shortcut in the star menu. BUT whenever I click the shortcut ...
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how to add a chromium browser shortcut to desktop

I'd like to add a browser shortcut to the Raspberry desktop, have followed an old post (https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=22235) which suggests creating a text file such as ...
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How to setup tinyproxy on a Raspberry Pi 3?

I have bought a Raspberry Pi for one of my children and they are using it as a basic desktop computer. I would like to setup whitelist filtering on the Pi. For various reasons I won't be able to ...
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Raspberry pi 3 does't work with internet

I have a raspberry pi model 3 B using Raspbian. When ever I go on an internet browser, it is a few seconds before it crashes. I have tried Epiphany, Chromium and NetSurf. It has no errors, it just ...
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Chromium tab crashes if mp4 video with GPU acceleration

I maintain a distro that runs chromium called FullePageOS. I added gpu acceleration, but now mp4 video crashes the chromium tab when its viewed (mpeg works). How can I fix this? Alternatively how do ...
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Raspberry 3 / chromium webRTC video quality

I am currently working on having a web page that allows the user to see a live stream of his / her webcam and then take a snapshot (so nothing special). Everything is fine, but on a RaspberryPi 3 ...
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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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How to enable HTML speech apis in Chromium

It looks like in the Raspberry Pi builds, the JavaScript speech apis do not work. However, no errors appear. They work on Chromium on my laptop, but not on my RPi. Tested on: Ubuntu Mate, Chromium ...
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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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Pass serial number when running chromium through command line

I'm looking for a way to pass in the Raspberry Pi serial number to Chromium when running from the command line. chromium-browser --incognito --noerrdialogs http://url.com?sn={serial} Is this ...
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Chromium Sign-in issues Raspberry Pi 3

Whenever I try to sign into my chrome account via chromium on my Rpi 3, I get a "service unavailable" error message. What can I do?
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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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Why doesn't chromium work on my Rpi3 [duplicate]

My Raspberry Pi 3 cant install chromium... The terminal error looks like this: Package chromium is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, ...
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Autostart Pi to Website [duplicate]

I am trying to get my new Pi to autostart into lets just say google.com whenever its turned on. I am using the following to try and do this and am having no luck getting to work. I use terminal to ...
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How to get Chromium working on Pi-3

I follow the steps below > wget -qO - http://bintray.com/user/downloadSubjectPublicKey?username=bintray | sudo apt-key add - echo "deb http://dl.bintray.com/kusti8/chromium-rpi jessie main dev" | ...
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Can't get xdotool to Ctrl+Tab after loading chromium-browser Pi-3 Raspbian Jessie

After following Dan Purdy's instructions for getting chromium-browser into kiosk mode with 3 tabs open I tried numerous variations using xdotool to Ctrl+Tab through the website ever 30 seconds. I ...
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Chromium issue on Rpi3 and Ubuntu 16.04

I can't get Chromium to work on Ubuntu MATE 16.04 for Rpi 3. I installed the one from the package manager. I already tried to do the answer here but I still have the same error. I'm not using ...
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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 ...