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Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Backtrack Chromium

Chromium can be installed from the repo's but by default won't run - root error

Follow the steps below :

1. apt-get install chromium-browser
You can also use synaptic and select the chromium-browser.

2. cd /usr/lib/chromium-browser

3. Replace geteuid to be getppid using hexedit with the following command :

hexedit chromium-browser

Then press tab to switch to the mode string. Then press ctrl+s and type geteuid. Replace geteuid to be getppid then press ctrl+x to exit!

4. Finished

EDIT 9/11/2012

This same process works for the Google Chrome.  File to edit is /opt/google/chrome/chrome