Yes, now you can use Gresemonkey Scripts in Google Chrome (Chromium) easily. Previously we shared a small tutorial about how you can configure your Chromium to run Greasemonkey scripts in Windows. This time we would like to share how you can configure and use Chrome Greasemonkey scripts in Ubuntu (Linux). We also introduced a unique way to use Google Chrome extensions in Ubuntu (Linux), this time we are again first in introducing this short tutorial about using Greasemonkey / User scripts in Ubuntu Linux.
Follow these simple steps to configure Chromium for GM Scripts in Ubuntu
- First step is to install Chromium on Ubuntu [Click the link to see a detailed tutorial]
- Navigate to Applications->Internet->Chromium Web Browser
- Right-click on it and choose Add this launcher to desktop
- Create a new folder on Desktop and name it to Jaxov
- Right-click on the Chromium Web Browser icon and choose Properties
- In the Command text box add
- Click Close button.
- Now you will notice that Jaxov folder is still empty
- Launch Chromium Web Browser from desktop
- Now you will see the following contents in your Jaxov folder.
- There will a folder named Default. Now proceed to following directories i-e Jaxov->Default->User Scripts
- User Scripts will be a folder in which you will place all of your Greasemonkey scripts
Testing Chromium Greasemonkey Script
- Download Google Reader Favicons, a Greasemonkey script which will show Favicons of the respective websites along with their names in Google Reader.
- Place GoogleReader.user.js in User Scripts directory which is located in Desktop->Jaxov->Default->User Scripts.
- Login into http://reader.google.com/ with your Google account.
- And now you will see your Favicons of the websites I have subscribed in the following screen-shot.
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