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How to enable Google’s PDF Plugin in Chromium

November 2, 2010 27 comments

Google’s PDF Plugin is most excellent for most needs – and for anything else you can actually download the PDF and do whatever you want to do with it (sidenote though: printing would be really nice. Pretty please, Google?). Unfortunately, it only ships with the official Chrome version and is therefore not available in the Chromium editions most distributions ship or make available.

Therefore, to get and enable the plugin on your favorite local Chromium version:

Categories: fedora, gentoo, linux, ubuntu Tags: , , ,

Chrom{e,omium} Radiance Theme

If you are like me and use the Radiance Theme on Ubuntu and the Chromium Browser, do yourself a favor and install the corresponding Chrome/Chromium Theme for it. Really blends in nicely. There is one for Ambiance, too.

Categories: linux, ubuntu Tags: , , ,

If your Chromium on Ubuntu doesn’t want to play H.264…

… despite having the extra codecs from the PPA installed – a quick

sudo apt-get install ffmpeg

fixes that. FFMpeg (at least for me on 10.4 Beta) isn’t installed by default and is no dependency for Chromium.

Categories: linux, ubuntu, unix Tags: , ,
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