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
    Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Android WebView, 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 93 is beta as of July 29, 2021. Origin TrialsThis version of Chrome […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Keeping Chrome users safe as they browse the web is crucially important to Chrome; in fact, security has always been one of our four core principles. In some cases, security can come at the expense of performance. In our next post in The Fast and the Curious series, we are excited to share how improvements […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    When a browser connects to websites over HTTPS (vs. HTTP), eavesdroppers and attackers on the network can't intercept or alter the data that's shared over that connection (including personal info, or even the page itself). This level of privacy and security is vital for the web ecosystem, so Chrome continues to invest in making HTTPS […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    We previously announced that Chrome will soon release a new milestone every 4 weeks, starting with Chrome 94 in Q3 of 2021. We’re excited to also share our plans today for adjusting the Chrome OS release schedule. To deliver new features more rapidly to consumers while also continuing to prioritize the key pillars of Chrome […]
  • 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 92 is beta as of June 3, 2021 File Handling APINow that web apps are […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Since the launch of Chrome in 2008, speed has been one of the 4 core principles that shape the work we do to deliver a highly performant browser. The V8 JavaScript compiler is a critical part of delivering maximum speed for the JavaScript that’s shipped on practically every web page. In our next post in […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Today, people have many ways to keep up with their favorite websites, including subscribing to mailing lists, notifications and RSS. It’s a lot for any one person to manage, so we’re exploring how to simplify the experience of getting the latest and greatest from your favorite sites directly in Chrome, building on the open RSS […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    A little over a year ago we announced our plans to reduce the granularity of information available from the User-Agent string, which is sent by default for every HTTP request. Shortly after, we made the decision to put this effort on pause so as not to create an additional migration burden on the web ecosystem […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Back in February, we announced that cross-origin isolation will be required on all platforms in order to access APIs like SharedArrayBuffer and performance.measureUserAgentSpecificMemory() starting in Chrome 91. Based on your feedback and issues reported, we've decided to adjust the timeline for SharedArrayBuffer usage in none cross-origin isolated sites to be restricted in Chrome 92. Your […]
  • 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 91 is beta as of April 22, 2021. Origin TrialsThis version of Chrome introduces the […]

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