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 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
    During a recent audit, we discovered that some third-party Chromium based browsers were able to integrate Google features, such as Chrome sync and Click to Call, that are only intended for Google’s use. This meant that a small fraction of users could sign into their Google Account and store their personal Chrome sync data, such […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    We all benefit from an open web that is secure, powerful, and fast. Over the past year, we’ve focused our efforts on strengthening the web in three areas: Rethinking how we can deliver a safe and secure web Adding the capabilities you need to build powerful, rich, and diverse applications Optimizing for performance, for users […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    With hundreds of millions of people using over 250,000 items in the Chrome Web Store, extensions have become essential to how many of us experience the web and get work done online. We believe extensions must be trustworthy by default, which is why we’ve spent this year making extensions safer for everyone. Today we’re officially […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    App developers should be able to make money from their creations, whether via ads, purchases, or subscriptions. The first step to successfully monetizing is getting your app discovered. Now that Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) can be listed in Google Play, we’re excited to announce that web developers can use Google Play payments in their PWA […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Many people choose to save their payment information and passwords for their favorite websites to their Google Account for easy access. Until recently, it was not always easy to access them in Chrome. For example: in that moment where you (finally!) found the perfect holiday gift, and started the checkout, Chrome couldn't help you access […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Speed has always been a core tenet of Chrome. We care about speed, not only because it helps our users get things done quicker, but because it also contributes to making the web ecosystem more diverse by lowering the friction of discovering and engaging with more content or new websites. So, what if we could […]
  • 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 88 is beta as of December 3, 2020. Digital Goods APIChrome now supports an API […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Protecting users and their data is a fundamental aspect of the work we do on Chrome. Last year, as part of Google’s Project Strobe, we announced an important set of policies for extensions to protect users and their data. These policies require extensions to request only the permissions needed to implement their features. Additionally, we […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Even if you have a lot of tabs open, you likely only focus on a small set of them to get a task done. Starting in this release, Chrome is actively managing your computer’s resources to make the tabs you care about fast—while allowing you to keep hundreds of tabs open—so you can pick up […]
  • by Chromium Blog
    Although notifications on the web are useful for a variety of applications, they can also be misused for phishing, malware or fake messages that imitate system notifications for the purpose of generating user interactions.  In Chrome 86, we’ve expanded on previous efforts [1] [2] to improve the quality of the web notification ecosystem by adding enforcement […]

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