How To Install Chromium Beta Or Dev Channel In Ubuntu Via PPA

Quick tip for Chromium Browser users: The official Ubuntu Chromium Browser beta and dev channel PPAs are unmaintained for a long time but there are a couple of PPAs you can use to get the latest beta and development Chromium builds in Ubuntu.Saikrishna Arcot maintains two Chromium PPAs: one for the Chromium Beta channel and […]

Pepper Flash an alternative to Adobe Flash, Install it via PPA and Enable Hardware Acceleration for Chrome/Chromium

Install Pepper Flash an Adobe alternative for Chromium in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/other Ubuntu derivativesPepper Flash Player is maintained by Google, and is newer than Adobe Flash Player. Adobe currently still provides security fixes for Adobe Flash Player. Google provides newer features in Pepper Flash Player. Pepper Flash Player can […]

Pepper Flash Player Installer For Chromium Available In The Ubuntu 14.04 Repositories

A Pepper Flash Player installer for Chromium browser has been added to the official Ubuntu 14.04 repositories.As many of you already know, the latest Adobe Flash Player is available for Linux only through Google Chrome while other browsers are stuck with version 11.2. Further more, Flash 11.2 will stop working in Chromium because it uses […]

Enable Hardware Acceleration In Chrome / Chromium Browser [Quick Tip]

Many of you probably already know about this but for the rest, here’s a quick tip that you might find useful. Quick tip: If you use Chrome or Chromium browsers and hardware acceleration is disabled for your graphics card, you can try to force it to get better video playback performance (for instance on YouTube) […]

Install Pepper Flash Player For Chromium In Ubuntu Via PPA

As you probably know, the latest Adobe Flash Player versions are available on Linux only through Google Chrome, while other browsers are stuck with version 11.2. If you want to use Chromium browser instead of Google Chrome, here’s an easy way to install Pepper Flash Player.The latest Adobe Flash Player that’s bundled with Google Chrome [...]

Keep Your Browser Profiles In tmpfs (RAM) For Reduced Disk Writes And Increased Performance With Profile Sync Daemon

Profile Sync Daemon is a tool to move the web browser profile to RAM, using tmpfs, which has the advantage of reducing disk writes (very useful for SSD), increased speed and responsiveness. The tool supports most browsers: Chromium, Google Chrome, Firefox (stable, beta and aurora), Conkeror, Midori, Opera (including Opera Next) and Qupzilla and is [...]

How To Make Chromium Use Flash Player `Pepper` From Google Chrome

Adobe Flash Player 11.2.x is the last release available for Linux, future versions only being available through a new API called “Pepper” as part of Google Chrome. If you want to use the latest Flash Player 11.3.x in Linux, but with Chromium, not Google Chrome, here’s what you must do.1. Firstly, you’ll have to download [...]

New Chromium Stable And Development PPAs For Ubuntu 12.04

A quick tip for Chromium users who are using Ubuntu 12.04: the Chromium PPAs (Stable, Beta, Dev and Daily) haven’t been updated since Chromium 18 but if you want to use the latest Chromium browser in Ubuntu, there are two new PPAs you can use, thanks to Alex Shkop.The two Chromium PPAs are for Ubuntu [...]