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Hi all,

Thanks for your work - I use the FreeSMUG build of Chromium on Mac as my main browser and use your updater and love it.

The only issue I'm finding is that I'm seeing more often the message "This browser does not support video playback". I understand this is because, by default, Chromium does not support proprietary codecs (AAC, MP3, H.264/MP4). But Twitter and some other sites use this which presents an issue. I've never compiled my own Chromium before so not sure what's involved but I wonder if you'd consider compiling support for this into your main Chromium build? Or even supply an alternative build that includes it?

Thanks

Hi,

I tried many things to fix my problem but since Chromium v. 49 my browser is broken.
Chromium OSX 48.0.2564.116 works perfectly, with its default settings or my settings + extensions.

I use Mac OS X 10.9.5, I don't have this problem with Safari or Opera, but I want to use Chromium (better settings and speed in my opinion).

The problem is that -sometimes- some tabs don't load, the page is blank and it loads indefinitely. Whatever site I choose it happens randomly. Sometimes it works, sometimes it does not. I have to close the tab(s) who don't load and open another one(s) and then it loads the page(s).
It happens even with the default settings, I deleted everything related to Chromium on my Mac and started a fresh install, it doesn't fix the problem.
I use a simple test, I open a website, like Amazon, and click 10 times on same link to open 10 identical tabs.
As you can see on this screenshot : i.imgur.com / wUTZC3s.png , 3 tabs didn't load, the 7 other worked properly. (delete the space besides / to see the link)

That problem also broke my extensions. When I click on their icon address bar, sometimes I can't see their menus, I must go to the extensions settings, deactivate and activate the extension and it works again.

But I don't think it's an extension related problem, it happens with the default settings and zero extension installed.

Thanks for your help.

Portable apps are no more supported; anyway as stated in Portable Libre Office page:

LibreOffice application, preference file, folder and plugins are inside the bundle:
Portable LibreOffice.app/Contents/Resources/app/

Just Ctrl+click on your PortableOffice.app icon and select Show package content and copy your new localized version there in place of old one.
Not tested so not sure it works with new version. Do backup.

The current minimum version of LibreOffice is version 5.0.5, but the version here is 3.3.0. There are a bunch of security patches between the two, and, unfortunately, unlike Firefox and Thunderbird, LibreOffice can’t update itself. You have to re-download the whole thing. But how do I take the contents of the current version and put them into the portable version to update it?

And, as a related question, can we apply the LibreOffice language packs to the portable version, or do we need to create a language version and then make it portable?

Greg

This is an unmodified build from Chromium source.
I can't guarantee that this has not some Chrome privacy issue.

P.S. Thanks for typos

Why is this note on the page? "Meanwhile, if you care [for] your privacy and security, switch to Safari [or] Firefox."

Sorry, but FreeSMUG build get the source code unmodified form Chromium repository.

Re: Chromium Netflix support by CGandCGand, 23 Oct 2015 17:30

Was just wondering if you had any plans to build Widevine into Chromium.app in the near future so netflix will work ?

Chromium Netflix support by RunkiesRunkies, 23 Oct 2015 11:39

Pepper Flash (v. 18.0.0.209) in Chromium is the same as in Chrome.

In the latest version of Chromium Version 44.0.2403.125 (64-bit), when there is a video flash object embedded on the page, and the "expand to full screen mode" icon is pressed, the video does not expand to full screen. Rather, Flash goes into a 'full screen mode', but the background is black, and the video only appears in the top left hand corner with the same small dimensions as the original embedded video. The expected behaviour is the video expands to the size of the full screen. This has been consistent with every embedded flash video I've seen. I'm running OS X Yosemite 10.10.4. I took screenshots but am unable to post due to 'low-karma'.

Yes sorry, it was bad signed. Now is fixed, thanks for your support. As Sourceforge.net uploads are offline, get last build here:

44.0.2403.107 - https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2-BVXbmeRD1d2tsRFZRd2FvaVU

44.0.2403.125 - https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2-BVXbmeRD1bXVrQXRnQzdJaTA

Downloading the latest FreeSMUG Chromium build (44.0.2403.107) and trying to run it, I'm getting an error which says "Chromium.app is damaged and can't be opened. You should move it to the Trash."

It looks like it's a codesigning problem. Chromium 44.0.2403.107 says:

$ codesign -dvvv /Volumes/Chromium\ OS\ X\ 44.0.2403.107/Chromium.app
Executable=/Volumes/Chromium OS X 44.0.2403.107/Chromium.app/Contents/MacOS/Chromium
Identifier=org.chromium.Chromium
Format=bundle with Mach-O thin (x86_64)
CodeDirectory v=20200 size=205 flags=0x0(none) hashes=3+3 location=embedded
Hash type=sha1 size=20
CDHash=cb4f0a2699ab97c3caa01c7076a71fc212e142f1
Signature size=8526
Authority=Developer ID Application: Carlo Gandolfi (66KW43FE5Q)
Authority=Developer ID Certification Authority
Authority=Apple Root CA
Timestamp=Jul 26, 2015, 9:08:46 PM
Info.plist entries=28
TeamIdentifier=66KW43FE5Q
Sealed Resources version=2 rules=12 files=189
Internal requirements count=1 size=184

$ codesign -v /Volumes/Chromium\ OS\ X\ 44.0.2403.107/Chromium.app
/Volumes/Chromium OS X 44.0.2403.107/Chromium.app: a sealed resource is missing or invalid

Whereas the previous version Chromium 44.0.2403.89 says

$ codesign -dvvv /Volumes/Chromium\ OS\ X\ 44.0.2403.89/Chromium.app
Executable=/Volumes/Chromium OS X 44.0.2403.89/Chromium.app/Contents/MacOS/Chromium
Identifier=org.chromium.Chromium
Format=bundle with Mach-O thin (x86_64)
CodeDirectory v=20200 size=205 flags=0x0(none) hashes=3+3 location=embedded
Hash type=sha1 size=20
CDHash=86528cc201c7e8844e1cf9f07c31fce381a0f649
Signature size=8526
Authority=Developer ID Application: Carlo Gandolfi (66KW43FE5Q)
Authority=Developer ID Certification Authority
Authority=Apple Root CA
Timestamp=Jul 22, 2015, 1:44:37 PM
Info.plist entries=28
TeamIdentifier=66KW43FE5Q
Sealed Resources version=2 rules=12 files=193
Internal requirements count=1 size=184

$ codesign -v /Volumes/Chromium\ OS\ X\ 44.0.2403.89/Chromium.app
$

It seems that Oracle Java 7 is only available in 64 bit version.
Chromium 64 for Mac is still in experimental version.

Anyway, what I need is to have both the browser and java installed on a usb stick without the need of any local modifications.
Does someone have some other browser to suggest? I also tried modifying Firefox to use Java from a defined path, but without success.

Re: Chromium with custom Java by marko123marko123, 19 Sep 2014 14:47

Sorry, don't know.
Try search on Google (I've found this) or Chrome users forum.

Re: Chromium with custom Java by CGandCGand, 19 Sep 2014 13:43

Can you specify to Chromium the location of Java to use?
I'd like to put them both on a usb stick so the structure would be something like this:

/stick/Chromium/
/stick/Java

So the Chromium would use only Java on the stick.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

Chromium with custom Java by marko123marko123, 19 Sep 2014 10:34

I'm using Mac OS Mavericks and attempting to run Portable Thunderbird from a USB drive.

I've tried to open Thunderbird using the terminal command to set a custom profile folder path that exists on a USB drive located at - /Volumes/THUNDERBIRD/Thunderbird/Profiles/xai1druh.default'

I'm able to start the Portable Thunderbird app from a command line, (located in the path /Volumes/THUNDERBIRD/'Portable Thunderbird_3.0.4'using the command:

open Portable\ Thunderbird.app But when I attempt to pass Portable Thunderbird the profile parameters for the profile path using this command line:

open Portable\ Thunderbird.app -profile “/Volumes/THUNDERBIRD/Thunderbird/Profiles/xai1druh.default” Portable Thunderbird is not seeing the -p or the directory parm but apparently open is trying to parse it as another program or file to open.

I've tried multiple iterations to allow Thunderbird to see the parms but apparently I'm missing something fundamental.

In the path /Volumes/THUNDERBIRD/Portable Thunderbird_3.0.4/Portable Thunderbird.app/Contents/MacOS/ there is a file, Portable Thunderbird, (without an extension), that launches a script that eventually opens the Portable Thunderbird app.
In the same package in the path /Volumes/THUNDERBIRD/Portable Thunderbird_3.0.4/Portable Thunderbird.app/Contents/Resources/Profiles which is the location of the default profile I'm trying to change.

What command line and syntax should I use to properly launch Portable Thunderbird from the USB drive to pass the profile parms to point to the custom profile on te same USB drive, my directory and object names seem different from your example. Thanks


PWS

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