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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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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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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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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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Disable alt+f4 in chromium

I currently have a Basic X Server with matchbox window manager with opens a nw.js (was called node-webkit) chromium browser. matchbox has by default all hotkeys deactivated. The only thing left ist ...
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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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ERROR:sandbox_linux.cc(344)] InitializeSandbox() called with multiple threads in process gpu-process [closed]

I am using a Raspberry Pi: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Raspbian Description: Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.3 (stretch) Release: 9.3 Codename: ...
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chromium-browser --headless 'errors' stopping script in Crontab

I have a script that works out the version number of todays Guardian crossword and makes the url address that I want to print from (I can wget a pdf and print that, but I (well my wife) prefers the ...
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Open chromium on boot

I'm trying to open chromium when the Raspberry Pi 3B+ boots. I've found this post, but my raspberry doesn't seem to have the /home/pi/.config/lxsession folder. I tried creating the autostart file but ...
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Kiosk mode that can start porgamms/shell script .sh

I want to build a kisok mode much like in Windows where you can start Programms with .hta files. So is it possible to have a Kind of gui (with chromium I guess) that is able to start specific ...
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Rpi camera as webcam has low quality

I want to capture high quality images from RPI using Chromium and the Rpi camera as webcam. If I take photos with raspistill I can get 8MP quality. I'm trying to do the same within the browser but ...
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Plex video problems on updated Chromium

I have a Noobs RPi 3 connected to my TV. After a recent apt-get upgrade, Chromium is no longer displaying video from my Plex server correctly (it was working fine before the upgrade). I get the audio,...
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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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Where is Chromium installed?

How can I execute the Chromium browser with a preset url from the command line with a url? I'm unsure as using the following command: Chromium.sh google.com returns error Chromium not found ...
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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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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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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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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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Pi 7" touchscreen + Chromium in kiosk mode shifted down + right by 10px

I am using a Pi 3 B+ with the Pi Foundation 7" touchscreen for a personal home automation system. The UI is a webpage displayed in a Chromium browser in kiosk mode. Here are my specifics: /etc/X11/...
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Chromium Kiosk Script Hangs Without Peripherals Plugged In

I'm setting up a Pi Zero W to run a script on boot to run a Chromium kiosk with a specific URL, refreshing the page every 5 minutes. Initially everything worked great. I tested it over multiple ...
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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 - Navigation Menu

I am very new to Raspberry I am trying to add the below HTML page in Chromium Kiosk - which is not supporting - is their anyway i can achieve the below ? <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <...
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RPI 3 A+ weird behavior when no usb device connected

I have a RPI 3 A+ running a nodejs server that reads a I2C TH sensor and displays an UI with chromium on the official 7 inch display. The node server runs forever with PM2 and the browser runs in ...
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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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Setting up a kiosk with Chromium

I'd like to put my Raspberry Pi into a kiosk mode with Chromium directed to my website but I can't seem to figure out how to get it to work. I've been following a few different guides, and the code ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Pi Keeps rebooting

I have 26 Raspberry Pis that are running slideshows via web browser. The slideshow is a website built on the Webslides Javascript framework with an autorefresh extension on Chromium. The problem I ...
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Chromium browser kiosk mode

I'm using chromium browser in kiosk mode to display a web page (Raspberry Pi 3b). I'm using this for professional purpose, this means that once I sell it to customer, it is expected to work smoothly (...
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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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WebGL does not work properly on Raspberry Pi Chromium Browser

I have a problem with WebGL on Raspberry Pi 3's Chromium browser. I did the settings required but nothing happened. Here is my information Device : Raspberry Pi 3 OS : Linux raspberrypi 4.9.80-v7+ #...
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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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Website suddenly not available on chromium

I use a trading platform called cTrader, from IC Markets. They have a web platform that ran fine (a bit slow) on chromium, and all of the sudden, it's not working anymore. The site says my browser is ...
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How to crop off top of display

So I'm working on a Spotify jukebox that displays album art. I have a Python script that opens the URL hosting the art in chromium, and updates it when the song changes, by opening a new tab. My ...
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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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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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Call chromium within a Python script in crontab

I'm doing a digital signage project for a marketing agency that I work for. I have a Python Script that when called manually in Shell does everything, log and then opens Chromium. But when It starts ...
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Chromium not launching

I’m new to raspberry pi, so I’m not sure if there’s some stupidly obvious fix to this, but chromium is refusing to load at all. I’ve updated everything through the terminal, and attempted to use ...
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SIP video call Performance issue

I'm facing performance issue during video call made between RaspberryPI3 and Laptop, the video image from RaspberryPI3 are not running smooth and the overall CPU usage consumes more than 80%. Here ...
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Can I install ChromiumOS on old Raspberry Pi B+?

Dumb question: Please dont redirect me to other stack exchanges I know its possible to install ChromiumOS (not chromium) on Raspberry Pi 2 and 3, but I wanna know if its possible on RPi B+(the first ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Chromium past v65?

I'm trying to use chromedriver for a python program and the latest version requires v70-72. My current version of chromium on raspberry pi is 65.0.3325.181 that was after upgrading and updating my ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi 3 with Huawei Surfstick 372

I tried to connect my Raspberry Pi with the Huawei Surfstick. All the tutorials i watched so far didn't helped me. If i plug in the Surfstick the raspberry shows that it is associated with it and has ...
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Video on local page lags but on YouTube it plays smooth

3B Plus model and latest Raspbian version. I’m developing an ExpressJs app where I could display photos and videos as a slideshow in a web browser. Everything works fine except when it comes to ...
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How to update Chromium on RPi 3B+?

I'm brand new to Pi, and I found that the Raspberry Pi chromium is not as updated as standard Chromium. Thanks in advance. EDIT: For clarification, I am on Raspbian 2.5 (Nov. 2018) on a Raspberry Pi ...