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Iโ€™m Simone Silvestroni ๐Ÿ‘‹

I design and code accessible websites since 1998, now using Jekyll and WordPress.

Ungoogled Chromium

Iโ€™ve finally switched back to Ungoogled Chromium for web dev testing purposes. Hereโ€™s a brief list of the steps needed to get it done properly.

Installation on macOS using Homebrew. Once completed the browser can be found in /Applications/.

brew install --cask eloston-chromium

Customized a few Chrome flags:

  • #extension-mime-request-handling set to Always prompt for install so that I can install extensions from .crx files.
  • #show-avatar-button set to Never.
  • #read-later set to Disabled.
  • #side-panel set to Disabled.

Downloaded uBlock Origin and installed by dragging the .crx file to browser window. Then, I imported my uBlock settings from Firefox.

Set the local website as the only bookmark (itโ€™s already added to my white list in uBlock).

Ungoogled Chromium is already set to clear cookies and cache when all the windows are closed, and also no password suggestions, autofill, phone-home etcetera.

A complete list of FAQ can be found on their wiki.

The final result:

An empty window of Ungoogled Chromium
An empty window of Ungoogled Chromium

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