Articles Tagged chromium

installing chromium on ubuntu

Install Chromium on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & Linux Mint

Here's how to install Chromium on Ubuntu the easy way, without using source code downloads, on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above, as well as Linux Mint.

26 August 2019
Microsoft edge chromium and linux

Must Read: Microsoft Say Edge May Come to Linux “Eventually”

Linux builds of Microsoft Edge (the new version using Chromium) aren't available yet, but the Edge team say it's something they'd 'like to do eventually'.

9 April 2019
Microsoft edge chromium and linux

With Its Switch to Chromium, Will Microsoft Edge Come to Linux?

The Microsoft Edge web browser is to be rebuilt on top of Chromium, Microsoft has said. The browser will retains its UI and support more platforms.

6 December 2018
hardware acceleration on linux -- google says no

Google Has ‘No Plans’ to Enable Chrome Hardware Acceleration on Linux

Google says it has no plans to enable Chrome hardware acceleration on Linux — not even as an experimental option. The news is certain to be greeted with groans by those who struggle to stream […]

4 October 2018

Google Chrome Now Uses Native GTK Window Buttons on Linux

Google Chrome now draws native GTK window buttons for minimisze, maximize and close in the latest development builds rather than using custom controls.

9 October 2017
chromium with gtk3 support

Why The Next Chromium Update Will Look a Lot Nicer On Linux

The next stable update to Chromium uses GTK3 by default. This means Chromium 59 is able to adopt more of the underlying GTK theme of the desktop.

5 June 2017
google chrome may soon use native linux notifications

Chrome Adds Initial Support for Native Linux Desktop Notifications

Last month we told you that Google Chrome might start using native notifications on Linux — and now the first bit of code to enable this has landed.

5 April 2017
chromium with gtk3 support

Chromium Rolls Out Enhanced GTK3 Theme Support

Chromium is sporting greater GTK3 support in its latest daily development snapshots. Developers have begun building the browser with proper GTK3 theme integration enabled by default. I know: hardly ground breaking, but as Chromium (and its more […]

21 March 2017
linux chromecast

No, Google Hasn’t Killed Chromecast Support in Chromium Linux Builds

This week a horde of angry, pitchfork-waving readers descended upon the e-mail inbox of both OMG! sites, demanding to know why we weren’t writing about the “shocking evil” Google is waging against the open-source community. SHOCKING EVIL, PEOPLE. Firstly, Saturday […]

25 September 2016

This Nifty Script Lets You Watch Netflix in Vivaldi Web Browser

Want to watch Netflix in Vivaldi or another Chromium-based web browser on Linux without installing Google Chrome? This script has you covered.

15 July 2016

After an 18 Month Gap, Opera for Linux Returns With New Stable Release

The first stable release of Opera for Linux in 18 months is now available for download, but will be a shock to those used to its v12 release.

3 December 2014

Chromium Browser Ported To Mir Display Server

In an impressive feat, Ubuntu has demoed a working port of Chromium running on Mir, Canonical's in-house, next-gen display server.

5 March 2014