Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Log into Chromium as a different user

Chromium requires "users" to be added. The users must have been created in Google accounts.

It creates a profile for each "user". The first user is "Default", the next is "Profile 1" and so on.

It stores the profiles in the Home directory. Under linux this is

It will start with the Default profile unless you give it something else. Do the following to open it with "Profile 1":
chromium --profile-directory="Profile 1"

You can add a text file (e.g., urls_treas.txt) containing the desired URLs to be opened on start:
chromium --profile-directory="Profile 1" --new-window $(cat /data/develop/bin/comms/urls_treas.txt) &

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