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Edit  '''/usr/share/applications/chromium.desktop''' and set the following line:
 
Edit  '''/usr/share/applications/chromium.desktop''' and set the following line:
  
''Exec= GDK_SCALE=3 chromium-browser %U --start-maximized  --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 4.4.2; Nexus 5 Build/KOT49H) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/32.0.1700.99 Mobile Safari/537.36"''
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<source lang="C">Exec= GDK_SCALE=3 chromium-browser %U --start-maximized  --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 4.4.2; Nexus 5 Build/KOT49H) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/32.0.1700.99 Mobile Safari/537.36"</source>
  
 
You may adapt scale and useragent to your needs.
 
You may adapt scale and useragent to your needs.

Revision as of 14:44, 7 November 2018

This page explains how to make chromium usable in mobile UIs like plasma-mobile.

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Chromium running on plasma-mobile

Instalation

Install chromium package from alpine.

Configure startup (scale + useragent)

Edit /usr/share/applications/chromium.desktop and set the following line:


Exec= GDK_SCALE=3 chromium-browser %U --start-maximized  --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 4.4.2; Nexus 5 Build/KOT49H) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/32.0.1700.99 Mobile Safari/537.36"

You may adapt scale and useragent to your needs.

On-screen keyboard

Currently on-screen keyboard does not work with plasma-mobile (see [1]). You may install this extension to get a virtual keyboard nevertheless (though it does not work with every website):

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