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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chromium **No sound** or/and **"Aw, Snap!"** message when initiating a WebRTC session

ISSUE No sound or "Aw, Snap!" message when trying to initiating a webRTC session e.g. http://appear.in, http://opentokrtc.com or apprtc.appspot.com The video session session seems to work alright ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trouble getting Flash Player plugin to run under Chromium

I have just set up a Raspberry Pi 3 model B, which came with the "Boolean Box" for my daughter. Everything worked fine, but the browser that was on the SD card did not run Flash, which would be ...
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How to install a second version of chromium in raspbian

I followed this guide to watch WidevineCDM pages (like netflix, amazon video, ...) on raspbian, which basically downgraded the pre-installed chromium. It works fine and I can watch those streaming ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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Minimal Navigation for Chromium Kiosk

I am running a lightweight Raspberry Pi web kiosk intended to provide public access only to our library website. However, I need a way for users to navigate back, forward and home without having full ...
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Does Raspberry Pi 2/3 supports PNaCl?

I have Raspbian and Chrome-OS in different SD cards. My initial tries shows that both official repos hosts a version of Chromium, but they had NaCl disabled explicitly. Will it work if I compile ...
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How do i install Chromium on a Pi Zero?

Google Docs is not supported by whatever browser Raspbian comes with, so I attempted to download Chrome following information from this question, but when I followed the link suggested, it said it ...
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Set up chrome remote desktop in raspbian

I would like to know if there is a way to set up chrome remote desktop on my raspberry pi 2. I have installed chromium version 22 and when I try and get the chrome app for remote desktop, it says that ...
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chrome store says my version of is not supported

Chrome store says my version of is not supported, directs me to update Chrome. Tried apt-get update and then rebooting. Is an updated package I am not aware of?
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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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