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Chromium OS is a Linux-based operating system designed by Google to work exclusively with web applications.

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Can't move tabs in Chromium -- it always moves to a new window

I'm on Arch Linux running Chromium Version 97.0.4692.71. When I click a tab to try to move it left or right, it always moves to a new window. This started happening today after I ran a system upgrade ...
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Storage Test not working

My Crosh tab is saying that the storage_test_1 command is no longer supported, and I was just asking if this is a problem others had as well.
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Chromium extension: restore previous state

I cleaned Chromium browser's browsing data, but I made a mistake not backing up a Nifty wallet extension. I would like to know how can I restore the previous state, if possible.
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Can I install Chromium OS on this pc, mediacom smartbook 144?

I'd like to know if I could install Chromium OS on my Mediacom Smartbook 144, with 4 GB RAM and an Intel Atom x5-z8350 CPU: would it run OK even if I also keep installed my version of Windows? And if ...
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Rotate display or touch-screen without X

My Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6" has an issue on Linux based OSes (Ubuntu 17,18,19, Debian and ChromiumOS) where the digitizer (touch screen input) does not match the display - tapping the top right ...
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Trying to get wifi working on a Samsung N130 running Chromium OS

I have just installed Chromium OS on an old 32bit Samsung N130 netbook. I used the latest 32bit image (60.0.3112.102) from Arnold the Bat. Using the lscpi command , I found that it has the Realtek ...
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How to access Google Drive from the command line using shell in ChromeOS?

Is it possible to have command-line access to Google Drive from the crosh shell? Conceivably, something like: cd ~/'Google Drive' In my current environment Developer is enabled so I've got root ...
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Applications crash/never open [closed]

I Just downloaded Phoenix Linux (Puppy) onto my old Asus 1015PE netbook and Chromium crashes on sign in and none of the other applications will open when clicked.
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Error: Command 'download_from_google_storage --no_resume --platform=linux* --no_auth --bucket chromium-clang-format

When I try fetch v8 or gclient sync I get this error: Error: Command 'download_from_google_storage --no_resume --platform=linux* --no_auth --bucket chromium-clang-format -s v8/buildtools/linux64/...
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Is it possible to run Linux apps on Chromium OS?

Chromium OS/Chrome OS is based on the GNU/Linux kernel and is considered by some to be an odd sort of Linux distribution. I know through Crouton you can run other distributions inside the OS. However, ...
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How to run "install-build-deps.sh" for Chromium Building

I am trying to build chromium from source. Before gclient sync, I try running install-build-deps.sh. But I can't fix this error: Package libc6-dev:armhf is not available, but is referred to by ...
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Chromium os does't boot up

I downloaded Chromium os from cloud ready 64bit as menotioned in this Video After that i create recovery disk but it does't boot on startup not even flash drive meonotined in bios list
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Configure Chromium Browser in linux and open in windows using xserver via ssh

I am trying to install chromium browser in linux and start apache on linux. After that I have to open an ubuntu web page in Chromium on my windows machine via ssh using Putty or Mobarterm. Chromium is ...
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Chromium's depot tools won't work

I am really new to linux but I need Chromium's depot tools to download WebRTC's source code. Anyway, I have been trying to download it by following the instructions on their website. However, it ...
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How do you update Adobe Flash Player for Chromium on Linux Mint MATE 32bit?

I'm trying to update Adobe Flash Player for Chromium, but I'm stuck. Also, I DID have it, but I don't know how to work it. Can you give me advise, I'd really appreciate it. And remember, my ...
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Wifi not working and interface not listed

I installed Chromium OS on a USB stick, and can't get wifi to work. It looks like the interface is missing. Here is the output of some commands: localhost / # ifconfig -a lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,...
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Bash says file not found when `ls` and `dir` list it

I downloaded the ChromiumOS shell for Linux from here, unpacked it, and attempted to run chrome-wrapper. However, Bash tells me that the file chrome, a shared library according to Thunar, which is ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE Network Card not working on Chromium OS

I use the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 with Realtek rtl8723be network card and the wifi works perfectly on Windows8.1 or Ubuntu 15.04 . Now , i run Chromium OS build by ArnoldTheBat on it . The build-weekly-...
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chromium v44 + netflix : missing components error

1) I installed chromium beta v44 on linux mint 17 (rebecca) as per discussion here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chromium-browser/+bug/1371274 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/...
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Chromium OS‎ binaries

Are there any uptodate Chromium OS‎ binaries available? I only found chromeos.hexxeh.net, but the packages are quite old.
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Chromium - Enabling Widevine Content Decryption Module

I am trying to enable Widevine inside Chromium in order to play video from source like Netflix. Recompiling Chromium is not really an option since I use Qt new browser that uses Chromium. I'm trying ...
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Neither Chromium or Chrome wont start Lubuntu

Trying to install Chromium/Chrome on my Lubuntu (Ubuntu 12.04) installation. I have followed this guide to get Chrome in my repository and the installed it. But when Im trying to access it in my GUI ...
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Triple booting Chromium Os, Ubuntu 14.10, Windows 7

I have a lenovo L410, with windows 7 professional pre-installed. On this, I have dual booted Ubuntu 14.10. Now, I want to triple boot with chromium os, but as I have a lot of stuff, I dont want to ...
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Can't boot into legacy SeaBIOS

I have a Acer CB3-111 Chromebook, and am trying to run Debian wheezy Following tutorials online, I managed to: Put machine into developer mode Enable legacy SeaBIOS (crossystem dev_boot_usb=1 ...
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How to compile Chromium OS [closed]

I know that there is this guide, but every time I tried to compile Chromium OS I never finished. I need some clear instructions to compile Chromium OS project and install it on my machine. There is ...
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Mobile Broadband modem in Chromium OS

I'd like to use my Internet-stick (T-mobile Web'n'Walk-Stick IV) in Chromium OS. But in Chromium OS there isn't any option to connect it. What can I do? chronos@localhost / $ modem status Modem /org/...
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Gentoo Linux Still Popular Today? [closed]

I have a set of Thinkpad X-series (x86) for a fresh installation of Linux OS. I want to ask based on today's trend for mobility, such as android, is Gentoo development catching up with today's ...
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Does `build_packages` download all libraries again in the case of a failed build?

I have been trying to set up and build an image of the Chromium OS from the instructions available here. My laptop was running the build_packages script for about 7-8 hours after which it failed on ...
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Differences between Chromium OS overlays?

In the ChromiumOS source, there are currently the following build overlays offered: overlay-amd64-corei7 overlay-amd64-drm overlay-amd64-generic overlay-amd64-host overlay-arm-generic overlay-...
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How to boot Chromium OS verbosely?

I'm attempting to boot the latest Chromium OS 32-bit build from this site. Whilst I'm currently experiencing a typical installation issue (stuck at a black screen after initial loading screen), not ...
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Chromium OS says "Your system is repairing itself. Please wait" and then reboots

I downloaded ChromeOS-Vanilla-3851.0.2013_03_17_1641-r7af8fe3d.zip from chromeos.hexxeh.net, then extracted and "burned" to a 4GB USB drive with dd if=ChromeOS-Vanilla-3851.0.2013_03_17_1641-r7af8fe3d....
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Ubuntu Drivers on Chromium OS?

I recently managed to install Chromium OS to a flash drive. However, when I booted into Chromium OS, I found that neither wifi or ethernet worked, yet both wifi and ethernet work on my Ubuntu ...
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Unable to boot Chromium OS from USB drive

I have tried both my own builds of Chromium OS and Hexxeh's daily Vanilla builds, and neither work. I copy them over to my flash drive, but when I try to boot from it, nothing happens except my ...
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