Chromium ‑ Permanent Command Line Options

Archlinux versions of Chromium come with a launcher that reads command line options from a file before launching Chromium proper.

If for example I want to keep Chromium from wanting to open the GNOME keyring, this is a much more elegant solution than editing .desktop files.

Example help output:

$> chromium -h

Chromium launcher v8 -- for Chromium help, see `man chromium`

Custom flags are read in order from the following files:


Arguments included in those files are split on whitespace and shell quoting
rules apply but no further parsing is performed. Lines starting with a hash
symbol (#) are skipped. Lines with unbalanced quotes are skipped as well.

Currently detected flags: