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I have got Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 11.10, and when I open it, it won't appear on/in the sidebar. I then download Chromium, but the same thing happens. I try dragging it to the sidebar, but when I click it, it doesn't show it as open.

How do I fix this?

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Try this:

apt-get remove google-chrome-stable (or whatever version you're running)
cd ~/.config
rm -rf google-chrome/

then logout and login, and launch chromium. It should appear in the launcher now. That's what worked for me :)

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