[RELEASE] Chrome Launcher

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daveozzz Offline
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Disabling the GUI sounds in kodi seems to have sorted it for me.
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Diederik Offline
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Hi, I just found this addon for kodi today, and it looks great. Only trouble I'm having is that the chrome window it launches fills up only the left half of my screen.

I'm running kodi directly with xinit, so not sure if that makes a difference. I'm running minimalist Ubuntu 14.04 (server) with no display manager installed.

When I run startx and then chrome, it also only uses left half of the screen. Even when started with --start-maximized.

Anything that you guys can think of that I can try?
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Post: #468
Run a window manager like openbox or blackbox.

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Wozza_au Offline
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Post: #469
Hi try this in the script that starts chrome
--high-dpi-support=1 --force-device-scale-factor=1 --start-maximized --disable-translate --disable-new-tab-first-run --no-default-browser-check --no-first-run "$@"
also you may need to add
xserver-command=X -dpi 96
to the end of the /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf file...you may need to play with the dpi setting but 96 works well with a 1920-1080 res
(This post was last modified: 2015-07-02 01:50 by Wozza_au.)
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Diederik Offline
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Thanks for the replies, but I figured it out with some googleing.

I edited the file in
for some reason the values for the JSON struct "window_placement" only used half the screen. Setting them to
"window_placement": {
    "bottom": 1070,
    "left": 0,
    "maximized": false,
    "right": 1920,
    "top": 0,
    "work_area_bottom": 1080,
    "work_area_left": 0,
    "work_area_right": 1920,
    "work_area_top": 0

Worked for me. Now I have fullscreen chrome with only X Smile
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cmndodhruv Offline
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I just installed Chrome Launcher. When I open Youtube, it closes after few seconds and returns to Kodi screen. Any ideas?

I am running Kodi version 14.2. I have Aeon Mq 6.1 skin installed. I am running Windows 8.1

Edit: I noticed that the Window is still running in the background but it takes me back to Kodi programs screen.


(This post was last modified: 2015-07-05 17:47 by cmndodhruv.)
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