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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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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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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 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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Installing Chrome on Raspbian

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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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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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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Pi for Google+ Hangouts

I'm trying to find out if the Pi could work for a Google+ Hangout. I'm guessing no but wondering if anyone is trying to get it to work. Will the new webcam version make it easier? We want to set up a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chromium scrolling lag on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running Raspbian Stretch

I received my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B a few days ago, I copied Raspbian Stretch img with dd to 64 GB Samsung EVO card. I am using a HDMI to VGA adapter on a 1920x1080 Samsung monitor. Also, I have ...
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Chromium 50 WebGL support on Jessie

I've installed Chromium like described here The I've set the flag to "Override software rendering list" in chrome://flags and restarted the browser - still WebGL doesn't work. This is the output of ...
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Error installing chromium on rpi 2 with raspbian

I just upgraded to an rpi2 and I am trying to install chromium. I installed raspbian with NOOBS opened the terminal and typed sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get install chromium-browser (as ...
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How do install Chromium on openELEC?

I am using openELEC and I would like to install a non-text based web browser and when I look in the add-ons it only has text based browser. How can I install a proper browser like Chromium or Firefox?
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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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Chromium Won't Open

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, running Raspbian Jessie. I'm trying to set up http://raspberrypints.com for my home brewery. I have it running on the default web browser, however I can't get Chromium ...
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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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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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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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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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I need help to finish installing the latest version of Chromium

I am trying to install Chromium 48 on my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. I have already gotten all of the necessary files downloaded and expanded using these commands: mkdir Chromium cd Chromium/ wget https:/...
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Unable to compile Chromium

I am trying to compile Chromium for Raspberry PI. I am using an Ubuntu 10.10 installation, and have tried using Ubuntu 14.04 but all with the same result. I followed all the steps in the link below. ...
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Raspberry PI 3 - Browser, bad performance (Website with HTML5 canvas)

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 create visuals and some simple elements ...
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getUserMedia() error on Chromium - WebRTC on RPi? [closed]

I'm trying to get WebRTC to work on my Rapsberry Pi, and I'm getting an error that says that getUserMedia() isn't a supported function. Is the Chromium browser that's been ported to the Pi capable ...
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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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Installing chromium on Raspbian

I was trying to install chromium on the RPi but it does not seems to be working. I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. This is what i typed: sudo apt-get install chromium ...and I got this error: ...
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chromium segmentation fault error

I installed the latest chromium-browser and on launch I get a text error: "Segmentation fault" While su, I am installing it using apt-get install chromium-browser and launching as user pi. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to click on browser page while emulating touch with Chromium

I needed to simulate touch screen device on Raspberry, and there are some issues installing the driver. So, as a workaround, I'm using Chromium for that purpose with --simulate-touch-screen-with-mouse ...
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Chromium half window

Chromium launches via: @chromium --kioski localhost:8080 but screen is always half. Can't resize, can't do anything, not even without the kioski option Ideas?
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GPU accelarated browser?

Currently I'm running Raspbian but I'm willing to install any version of Linux. I just need the Pi as a dedicated browser opening one internal site with images. Works great with Midori and Chromium ...
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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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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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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 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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WebRTC on Raspberry Pi 2

We are trying to run WebRTC in a browser on the Pi, but we won´t get it working. IceWeasel or Chromium won´t show any video stream, just blank windows. We are using Raspbian right now as the operating ...
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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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Run Chromium (in Kiosk mode) Without Startx Loading the Desktop [duplicate]

I've tried to follow the answer from this topic but didn't work: Run a GUI without the desktop I have startx running automatically when my raspberry boots thanks to raspi-config, but now I need one ...