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chromium-browser(1)		 USER COMMANDS		   chromium-browser(1)

       chromium-browser	- the web browser from Google

       chromium-browser	[OPTION] [PATH|URL]

       See the Google Chrome help center for help on using the browser.


       This manpage only describes invocation, environment, and	arguments.

       Chromium	has hundreds of	undocumented command-line flags	that are added
       and removed at the whim of the developers.   Here,  we  document	 rela-
       tively stable flags.

	      Specifies	 the directory that user data (your "profile") is kept
	      in.  Defaults to ~/.config/chromium  .   Separate	 instances  of
	      Chromium must use	separate user data directories;	repeated invo-
	      cations of chromium-browser will reuse an	existing process for a
	      given user data directory.

	      Runs URL in "app mode": with no browser toolbars.

	      Open in incognito	mode.

	      Specify the HTTP/SOCKS4/SOCKS5 proxy server to use for requests.
	      This overrides any environment variables or settings picked  via
	      the options dialog.  An individual proxy server is specified us-
	      ing the format:


	      Where <proxy-scheme> is the protocol of the proxy	server,	and is
	      one of:

		"http",	"socks", "socks4", "socks5".

	      If  the  <proxy-scheme>  is omitted, it defaults to "http". Also
	      note that	"socks"	is equivalent to "socks5".


		    Use	the HTTP proxy "foopy:99" to load all URLs.

		    Use	the SOCKS v5 proxy "foobar:1080" to load all URLs.

		    Use	the SOCKS v4 proxy "foobar:1080" to load all URLs.

		    Use	the SOCKS v5 proxy "foobar:66" to load all URLs.

	      It is also possible to specify a separate	proxy server for  dif-
	      ferent URL types,	by prefixing the proxy server specifier	with a
	      URL specifier:


		    Load https://* URLs	using the HTTP proxy "proxy1:80".  And
	      load http://*
		    URLs using the SOCKS v4 proxy "baz:1080".

	      Disables	the proxy server.  Overrides any environment variables
	      or settings picked via the options dialog.

	      Autodetect proxy configuration.  Overrides any environment vari-
	      ables or settings	picked via the options dialog.

	      Specify  proxy autoconfiguration URL.  Overrides any environment
	      variables	or settings picked via the options dialog.

	      Set the password store to	use.  The default is to	 automatically
	      detect  based  on	 the  desktop  environment.  basic selects the
	      built in,	 unencrypted  password	store.	 gnome	selects	 Gnome
	      keyring.	kwallet	selects	(KDE) KWallet.	(Note that KWallet may
	      not work reliably	outside	KDE.)

	      Show version information.

       As a GTK+ app, Chromium also obeys GTK+	command-line  flags,  such  as
       --display.  See the GTK documentation for more:


       Chromium	obeys the following environment	variables:

	      Shorthand	 for  specifying  all  of   http_proxy,	  https_proxy,

       http_proxy, https_proxy,	ftp_proxy
	      The  proxy servers used for HTTP,	HTTPS, and FTP.	 Note: because
	      Gnome/KDE	proxy settings may propagate into these	 variables  in
	      some  terminals, this variable is	ignored	(in preference for ac-
	      tual system proxy	settings) when running	under  Gnome  or  KDE.
	      Use  the	command-line flags to set these	when you want to force
	      their values.

	      Specify proxy autoconfiguration.	Defined	and empty autodetects;
	      otherwise,  it  should be	an autoconfig URL.  But	see above note
	      about Gnome/KDE.

	      SOCKS proxy server (defaults to SOCKS v4,	 also  set  SOCKS_VER-
	      SION=5 to	use SOCKS v5).

	      Comma separated list of hosts or patterns	to bypass proxying.

	      Default directory	for configuration data.

	      Default  directory  for  cache  data.   (Why?  See <http://stan-> .)

       Bug tracker:

       Be sure to do your search within	"All Issues"  before  reporting	 bugs,
       and  be	sure  to pick the "Defect on Linux" template when filing a new

       The Chromium team - <>



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