Fix Chromium Browser not working in Kali Linux: Are you facing any issue to Run Google Chromium Browser in Kali Linux as Root User? Here is the tutorial to fix the problem while opening the Google Chromium Browser in Kali Linux 2020. If Google Chromium Browser not working in Kali Linux, then this tutorial is for you. We’ve given 3 different methods to solve this issue. You can try any one of the given methods to Run Chromium Browser in Kali Linux as root user.
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Why Chromium Browser Not Working in Kali Linux?
Do you know this? By default chromium won’t launch on Kali Linux, this is due to chromium running as the root user. Kali Linux won’t start Chromium Browser as Root. You have to start/open Chromium browser as Non-root user. Only a low-privileged user account can open/run chromium browser.
How to Run Google Chromium Browser in Kali Linux as Root User
To run Chromium Browser in Kali Linux, you must run it as another user. But there are some solutions to run Chromium Browser in Kali Linux as root user. Today in this video, we will teach you how to open chromium-browser in Kali Linux as root.
If you have not installed Chromium Browser yet, you can download it now
sudo apt install -y chromium-browser
Using Terminal – Method 1
Note: Check leafpad installed in your system or not
- Step 1: Open Terminal
- Step 2: Type
- Step 3: Type
leafpad default-flags& Press Enter.
- Step 4: add the following code at the end of the script
#Run as root Kali export CHROMIUM_FLAGS=”$CHROMIUM_FLAGS –password-store=detect –no-sandbox –user-data-dir”
Editing default-flags file in chromium.d – Method 2
- Step 1: Go to /etc/chromium.d
- Step 2: Open default-flags
- Step 3: add the above-given code at the end of the script
- Step 4: Save it.
Replacing default-flags – Method 3
- Step 1: Download “default-flags.Zip” file
- Step 2: Extract the downloaded file.
- Step 3: Copy the extracted file to the directory location ” /etc/chromium.d/ ” and replace the existed file.
Now you can successfully run chromium without any error.
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