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#1 paradox103

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Posted 13 May 2015 - 02:19 PM

I'm having a problem with Chromium. Left click works correctly, but if I right click, or try the scroll wheel on the mouse both of those react as a left click. If I drag the scroll bar, the window will start to scroll, but then it jumps back to the top before I let go of the button.  Chromium was installed from command line "sudo apt-get install chromium-browser".

This does not happen in Midori or Firefox. Has anyone else had this problem? What data can I provide to help with troubleshooting?

The Bodhi-desktop package was installed to an ubuntu 14.04 64 bit installation

package chromium-browser version 41.0.2272.76-0ubuntu0.14.04.1.1076

package bodhi-desktop version 0.32


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Posted 13 May 2015 - 05:40 PM

I don't see this behavior with the latest version of Google's branded version of Chromium (Chrome).



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Posted 13 May 2015 - 06:10 PM

For the past few weeks, whenever I have gone to certain websites which require security authorization, I get a Chromium message saying that my browser is no longer supported.  The sites continue to work normally and I was getting a new computer soon anyway, so I just ignored it and planned to install the standard Chrome on the new machine.

 

I'm currently running Version 37.0.2062.120 Ubuntu 12.04 (281580) (64-bit).  I am pretty certain the original install came through the Bodhi repository and it's been regularly updated.  As I said, I'm just moving to Chrome as soon as I figure out how to get the system to recognize grub rather than whatever is booting to Windows instead.


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#4 paradox103

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Posted 13 May 2015 - 09:02 PM

I don't see this behavior with the latest version of Google's branded version of Chromium (Chrome).

Yes, well, as I said I'm not seeing this in other browsers. Just in the latest chromium browser package I specified.


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#5 Jeff

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Posted 13 May 2015 - 10:30 PM

Is there a specific reason you can't just use Google's branded Chrome browser?



#6 paradox103

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Posted 14 May 2015 - 12:54 AM

No, there is no reason I can't use Chrome instead of Chromium, it is a personal choice. From what I've read, the branded Chrome offers auto updating, a built-in PDF viewer, some media codecs, and flash is integrated. I do not have a compelling need for those features. I also do not want to send anonymous usage statistics to Google. I have successfully been using the same build of Chromium in Ubuntu without issues. Maybe Vivaldi, which I think is also built on the open source Chromium, will be nice when the stable version is released.

Thanks for your help and continued devotion to the project.


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Posted 14 May 2015 - 10:40 PM

I'm using Version 41.0.2272.76 Ubuntu 14.04 as well, but I don't have that behaviour.

 

But while using chromium (not sure if it has anything to do with it, it's just my main browser and it runs 99,9% of the time) I have other mouse problems sometimes, I call it the hanging mouse button. The computer behaves as if the left mouse button is constantly clicked/hold. If I make a single leftclick with the touchpad (not the mouse), it is released again.

 

Perhaps this workaround points you into the right direction of resolving your issue...







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