Browse the web with Chromium

Chromium is the open source base for Google’s Chrome browser which dominates the browser market. It is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web.

Installation

To install Chromium browser on Kubuntu 20.04 open Konsole and type,

sudo apt install chromium-browser

Enter your password and answer any questions and Chromium will install. Afterwards you can find Chromium in the Applications Menu by searching or under Applications/Internet.

Further information

  • by Chromium Blog
    Chrome on iOS sends two different User-Agent strings, depending on the version of the site being requested by the user. In M84 and earlier, the User-Agent string sent when the Request Desktop Site option was selected matched the string used by Safari Desktop. Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_13_5) AppleWebKit/605.1.15 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/11.1.1 […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 86 is beta as of September 3, 2020. CSS Pseudo-Class: focus-visible and the Quick Focus […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    .code-block { font-family: monospace; font-size: 14px; color: #000; overflow-x: scroll; } Chrome 86 introduces two new features that improve both the user and developer experience when it comes to working with focus.The :focus-visible pseudo-class is a CSS selector that lets developers opt-in to the same heuristic the browser uses when it's deciding whether to show […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    With Chrome 85, we are extending support of Secure DNS in Chrome to Android. Secure DNS is a feature we introduced in Chrome 83 on desktop platforms. It’s a feature built on top of a secure DNS protocol called DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH), which is designed to improve your safety and privacy while browsing the web. You […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    From the very beginning, we built Chrome to be the fastest browser possible. The faster Chrome is, the faster you find the information you want or finish the task you need to do. With M85, users will find a noticeably faster Chrome, thanks to our two latest improvements: Profile Guided Optimization, which delivers up to […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Beginning in M86, Chrome will warn users when they try to complete forms on secure (HTTPS) pages that are submitted insecurely. These “mixed forms” (forms on HTTPS sites that do not submit on HTTPS) are a risk to users’ security and privacy. Information submitted on these forms can be visible to eavesdroppers, allowing malicious parties […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Over the last decade, Chrome and the web development community have worked towards providing users with a fast, responsive and delightful browsing experience. Features like and native lazy-loading, to name but a few, are helping pages meet this mark. Historically, Chrome has also successfully encouraged the adoption of best-practices such as HTTPS by distinguishing secure […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    On today’s web, URLs remain the primary way users determine the identity and authenticity of a site, yet we know URLs suffer from usability challenges. For example: there are myriad ways that attackers can manipulate URLs to confuse users about a website’s identity, which leads to rampant phishing, social engineering, and scams. In one study, […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    This article originally appeared on ChromeOS.devWhile people are spending more time at home than on the go, they’re relying increasingly on personal desktops and laptops to make everyday life easier. Whether they’re video-chatting with friends and family, discovering entertaining apps and games, multitasking at work, or pursuing a passion project, bigger screens and better performance […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    In January 2020, we announced that we are expanding our phased approach for ending the support of Chrome Apps. That announcement was made due to significant progress of the modern Web and its ability to deliver first class user experiences for users. We continue to invest in rich new capabilities on the Web platform and […]

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