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For some reason, on blog sites such as tuaw.com and omgubuntu.co.uk (just to name two), I can't log in to comment.


I can surf to any article, and when I try to log in via Disqus, it just closes the login window and nothing happens. Very odd this happens on tuaw.com as well. Yet Firefox functions perfectly.

I'm on Ubuntu 11.10. Can anyone replicate this?


Fails in private mode too, even with all extensions disabled. Chrome (note this is Chrome installed from the Google site, NOT Chromium) version is 17.0.963.56 (build 121963).


It appears to be something wrong in my preferences. I started a fresh Chrome install from scratch, without syncing my prefs, and the sites worked fine. Then I sync'd prefs, and they won't authorize me to comment.

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closed as too localized by Jo-Erlend Schinstad, Jorge Castro, Oli Feb 22 '12 at 13:36

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I was getting this on sites that allow me to use my OpenID profile on both Firefox and Chromium (such as schibum.blogspot.com/2011/11/…), but I can post on any disqus-enabled site, like omgubuntu.co.uk. Are you using an openid login? –  Scaine Feb 20 '12 at 19:15
It works for me - 11.10/chrome and chromium. –  Josh Melling Feb 20 '12 at 19:17
Can you try to enter "Private mode" (CTRL+SHIFT+N) and see if it works then? If it does, something is weird with your cookies, try to reset them from the chrome://settings/advanced window. If that doesn't work, what version of Chrome is you running? See chrome://version/ –  sakjur Feb 20 '12 at 19:22
What plugins are you using? –  djeikyb Feb 20 '12 at 19:47
See edit above. –  CaptSaltyJack Feb 21 '12 at 4:08

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Google Chrome is proprietary software, which means only Google is able – or even allowed – to fix any bugs. If you have the same issue with Chromium, then you can file a bug on Launchpad.net by pressing alt+f2 and typing ubuntu-bug chromium. For Chrome, there's nothing we can do.

This site is not meant for bug reports, by the way. Launchpad.net is where we do that.

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Since Chrome is based off Chromium, are Chromium builds usually ahead of Chrome, feature-wise and version-wise? Can Chromium use Google Sync w/ Chrome on other computers, or do I have to use Chromium on all computers for reliable Google Sync? (or does it not use Google Sync at all?) Sorry for the Q's, totally new to Chromium. –  CaptSaltyJack Feb 21 '12 at 18:23
See update above. –  CaptSaltyJack Feb 21 '12 at 18:51

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