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Re: Guide: Chromium 49 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 11:05 am
by kusti8
gkreidl wrote:Solution:
add
CHROMIUM_FLAGS="${CHROMIUM_FLAGS} --disable-gpu"
to
/etc/chromium-browser/customizations/00-example
or modify /etc/chromium-browser/default
CHROMIUM_FLAGS="--disable-gpu"
Thanks for this. I'll patch the deb.

Re: Guide: Chromium 49 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 12:18 pm
by Ben_is_best
gkreidl wrote:Solution:
add
CHROMIUM_FLAGS="${CHROMIUM_FLAGS} --disable-gpu"
to
/etc/chromium-browser/customizations/00-example
or modify /etc/chromium-browser/default
CHROMIUM_FLAGS="--disable-gpu"
What happens if you do both?

Re: Guide: Chromium 49 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 1:03 pm
by gkreidl
Ben_is_best wrote:
gkreidl wrote:Solution:
add
CHROMIUM_FLAGS="${CHROMIUM_FLAGS} --disable-gpu"
to
/etc/chromium-browser/customizations/00-example
or modify /etc/chromium-browser/default
CHROMIUM_FLAGS="--disable-gpu"
What happens if you do both?
You'll add the option twice.

Re: Guide: Chromium 49 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 8:52 pm
by saharhostnile
I'll look into it when I have time. I didn't test it with other packages, could you name the ones which are having trouble? You may have have to update those to jessie as well.
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Re: Guide: Chromium 49 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 10:05 pm
by kusti8
saharhostnile wrote:I'll look into it when I have time. I didn't test it with other packages, could you name the ones which are having trouble? You may have have to update those to jessie as well.
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:?:

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 3:34 pm
by kusti8
Now updated for v50!!!

Update using:

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sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Enjoy! :)

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 3:45 pm
by gkreidl
kusti8 wrote:Now updated for v50!!!

Enjoy! :)
I get an error with apt-get update:
Fehlschlag beim Holen von http://dl.bintray.com/kusti8/chromium-r ... f/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 159.122.18.156 80]

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 3:48 pm
by kusti8
gkreidl wrote:
kusti8 wrote:Now updated for v50!!!

Enjoy! :)
I get an error with apt-get update:
Fehlschlag beim Holen von http://dl.bintray.com/kusti8/chromium-r ... f/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 159.122.18.156 80]
Try again. When trying to download packages right when it is updating can result in some things not found. I just tried it and it worked.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 3:56 pm
by Dis93
W: Failed to fetch http://dl.bintray.com/kusti8/chromium-r ... f/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 5.153.35.248 80]

I tried it a few times kusti8. I got this error with that IP address rather than the 159.x.x.x one

EDIT: working on fifth attempt

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 3:59 pm
by kusti8
Dis93 wrote:W: Failed to fetch http://dl.bintray.com/kusti8/chromium-r ... f/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 5.153.35.248 80]

I tried it a few times kusti8. I got this error with that IP address rather than the 159.x.x.x one
That's weird. I just did a apt-get update and it worked fine. Try waiting five minutes and try again. When I go to http://dl.bintray.com/kusti8/chromium-r ... ary-armhf/ I can find Packages.

Edit: Just saw your edit, nice.

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 4:04 pm
by gkreidl
Now it's working for me, too.

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 4:15 pm
by ChickenPillow
Well basically I copy and pasted the code into terminal, and after a while it just stays on 'Unpacking nodered (0.13.4-1) over (0.13.4) ...' any ideas on how to work it?

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 4:16 pm
by kusti8
ChickenPillow wrote:Well basically I copy and pasted the code into terminal, and after a while it just stays on 'Unpacking nodered (0.13.4-1) over (0.13.4) ...' any ideas on how to work it?
That's a problem with apt and not Chromium at all, but:

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sudo apt-get purge nodered
Should fix it.

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 4:18 pm
by kusti8
It seems like an ongoing problem. I've just run into it too:
viewtopic.php?f=28&t=149361&p=982507&hi ... ed#p982507

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 5:40 pm
by Heater
kusti8,

The sudo apt-get update/sudo apt-get dist-upgrade thing has completed fine here. I have no chance to test the resulting installation as I have no screen attached just now.

Thanks for the tremendous effort.

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 5:44 pm
by kusti8
Heater wrote:kusti8,

The sudo apt-get update/sudo apt-get dist-upgrade thing has completed fine here. I have no chance to test the resulting installation as I have no screen attached just now.

Thanks for the tremendous effort.
;)

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 6:02 am
by jdenec123
I am going to preface this by saying I am very new to this.

I am trying to install Chromium in OctoPi in order to use TouchUI on a touchscreen through the Raspberry Pi. I am using a guide created by BillyBlaze that references your article in order to install Chromium.

No matter how I type it, I cannot get the second command...

sudo apt-key add -echo "deb http://dl.bintray.com/kusti8/chromium-rpi jessie main"

...to do anything. It is giving me a "conflicting commands" error.

The command before creates a ton of seemingly random characters. Is that what it's supposed to do?

Thanks for your help!

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 1:41 pm
by kusti8
You're mixing up the commands. They are there in a specific order with different lines for a reason. Just copy and paste it into the terminal and it will all work. Now I would check that you don't have anything weird in sources.list:
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 4:09 pm
by jdenec123
kusti8 wrote:You're mixing up the commands. They are there in a specific order with different lines for a reason. Just copy and paste it into the terminal and it will all work. Now I would check that you don't have anything weird in sources.list:
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
Wow. I feel like an idiot now. I thought "|" meant a new line. Like a said, I'm new to this.

Thanks again! Worked perfectly

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 7:36 pm
by Kratos
After browsing the web for a few days on it (v50), I must say it eats a ton of RAM up. 3 tabs of the forums struggle to stay responsive. I do have 256 MB of RAM set for the GPU, so that may affect it...

Kratos

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 7:37 pm
by kusti8
Kratos wrote:After browsing the web for a few days on it (v50), I must say it eats a ton of RAM up. 3 tabs of the forums struggle to stay responsive. I do have 256 MB of RAM set for the GPU, so that may affect it...

Kratos
Well that's webpages and webbrowsers for you. 256 MB is a lot though , you don't really need that much.

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 10:01 pm
by Kratos
Considering that Chromium 50 is running on a PC the size of my wallet (a bit thinner than my wallet fortunately) I am not too concerned about lagginess. I appreciate all the time you have poured into this!

Kratos

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun May 29, 2016 12:32 am
by torekk
I had problems with version 49 and 256mb GPU ram as well, since I lowered that to 128mb it isn't as worse.

Also thanks a lot for your work kusti8, really appreciate it. Only got my Pi3 like 2 weeks ago as a temporary desktop replacement and in my opinion it's just amazing that I can even watch YouTube in fullscreen* on this small thing.

*Well it doesn't work for every video, mostly older ones being a problem, but I guess that's due to missing codecs?

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun May 29, 2016 12:34 am
by cjan
/etc/chromium-browser/default can not add 2 options? flashplugin was gone.

Re: Guide: Chromium 50 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun May 29, 2016 1:02 am
by kusti8
cjan wrote:/etc/chromium-browser/default can not add 2 options? flashplugin was gone.
Did you add a space? Can you paste the file?