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Ubuntu 12.04 - Chromium will not launch #4

TomFreudenberg opened this Issue May 7, 2012 · 5 comments

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I have an issue with the Chrominium v. 18.0.1025.151 (Build 130497 Linux) at Ubuntu 12.04

The browser will not open when I click on open presentation. I opened the Chrominium manually, typed http://localhost:12345 - OK, it works.

(This was originally reported by:


Hi Equalibrium,

please try once and enter to command-line:

xdg-open http://localhost:12345

and see whats happen and try next:

x-www-browser http://localhost:12345

Thanx for reporting


Please check also discussion on:

and take a look at the last comment.


I tried to do an improvement by launching "x-www-browser" when available before using "xdg-open".

Please report any resulting bugs if there are some.

__open_browser() {
# build URI

# info message
__info "Your browser will now be directed to your offline presentation.\nLaunching ${URI}.\n\nPlease click OK and look at your browser."

# check method to launch browser
CMD_OPTION=$(which x-www-browser)

if [[ "$?" -eq 0 ]]; then
# on Debian / alternative based systems call x-www-browser
x-www-browser "${URI}"
# start defaut web browser on freedesktop systems
xdg-open "${URI}"


Include in Release 1.0-4

ccfiel commented Jun 3, 2012

There is no place to thanks you. So I just hijack this thread :D Thanks a lot for this tool!!!

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