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Disable screen blanking in X-Windows on Raspbian [duplicate]

We intend to use a RPi at work to drive a status display panel - it will show our project's bug status and a few other statistics of vital importance. I've been trying stop the screen-saver from ...
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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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How do I install Google Chrome?

When I go to download Google Chrome from http://www.google.com/chrome in Midori on the Raspberry Pi , I am presented with a modal dialogue box, Please select your download package: 32 bit ....
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Installing Chrome on Raspbian [duplicate]

I am following a tutorial that is based on a Chrome extension so I have to install Chrome. When I tried the following command: sudo apt-get install chromium I get the following error: E: Package '...
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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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How can I boot directly into Google Chrome Web browser?

I want to make my Raspberry Pi to boot directly to an instance of the Google Chrome web browser. What's the best distribution to use for this and method of putting it together? Is there a way to open ...
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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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How to auto start chromium after boot on the Raspberry 2 (2015-01-31 debian wheezy)?

I tried this tutorial on the latest debian wheezy (2015-01-31) http://www.lukebrowning.com/hardware/raspberry-pi/touch-screen-chromium-kiosk-on-the-raspberry-pi/ but its not working anymore... (If I ...
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How to get Chromium on raspberry 3

I used the command $ sudo apt-get install chromium and it didn't work. I'm using Raspberry Jessie. When I ran the command I got this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Auto-start chromium on raspbian jessie - 11/2015

I have successfully loaded up chromium-browser on raspbian jessie and am trying to autostart chromium-browser --kiosk mode... and having no luck. I have tried several attempts with varying syntaxes ...
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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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start chromium on raspberry pi in kiosk mode using systemd service instead of through LXDE-pi/autostart

As many people, i'm looking to use my pi as a kiosk. I have managed to get everything running when starting the kiosk. my kiosk.sh script, which works fine #!/bin/bash URL="http://127.0.0.1" xset s ...
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How can I install the latest version of Chromium?

I used linux for many years and I'm good doing stuff with the terminal but now that I bought my raspberry and I installed raspbian on it, I can't install chromium. I tried to install it from repo but ...
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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 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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3 answers
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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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Installing latest Chromium with version 1

I have Raspberry Pi B+ (version 1) I have been googling and trying tutorials and suggestions for 3 hours or so, and I cannot for the life me get chromium that works with the chrome web store ( I ...
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Get HTML5 videos to play in Chromium on Raspberry Pi

I installed chromium-browser on the Raspberry Pi. However now when I make a webpage with this: <video width="860" height="480" controls> <source src="vid.mp4" type="video/mp4" ></...
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Why is my simple HTML Canvas rendering only 11fps in Chromium a Pi3?

I've written some simple HTML games for my kids on the Pi. The latest one uses a Canvas but the performance is terrible (and I get the yellow "running hot" square). I measured by code running in my ...
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Raspberry pi 4 - Framerate drop with video on chromium browser

I have a problem using chromium-browser in kiosk mode on a raspberry pi 4. I launch a web interface in Html with my video on it. Sometimes there is some drop frame / lag on the video, and I don't know ...
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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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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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Install Chromium on Ubuntu MATE (Raspberry Pi)

I've installed chromium using sudo apt-get install chromium-browser sudo apt-get install browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash and am unable to open chromium. If I try to open it from the terminal ...
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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 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 ...
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1 answer
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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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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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1 answer
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Open app at a specific location on screen

I want to open an instance of Chromium at a specific location on the screen and at a specific size (width and height). I figured this would be pretty straightforward but in all my searching I am just ...
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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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1 answer
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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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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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0 answers
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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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1 answer
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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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