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I don't know if this happened with Oneiric, but since I installed Precise I have noticed that Google Chrome put itself on my Startup Applications and processes like "chrome-no-startup-window", "chrome-sandbox", "chrome-sandbox", "chrome-type-zygote", etc. keep on running on the background. If I remove Chrome from my Startup Applications, it will show back next time I start the computer. How can I get Chrome to stop misbehaving like this?

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Which version of Google chrome are you using? –  saji89 May 22 '12 at 7:14
    
i can tell you why this happening . If you click at firefox and Chrome , chrome will open first and after sometime firefox will open . if you look at the list before opening these you not gonna find anything with firefox . so make a quicker startup when user clicks on it chrome doing like this . –  AgentCool May 22 '12 at 10:48
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@tombrossman disable Chrome apps running on the background.That should technically solve the issue. –  jokerdino May 22 '12 at 10:50

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I use Chromium not Chrome so they could be different, but try unchecking

Background Apps: (*) Continue running background apps when Chromium is closed

which is located at chrome://settings/advanced (or in settings:under the hood via the menus) down at the bottom of the page, as shown in this screenshot:

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Good luck!

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+1 Tested and working, thanks. I have to wait 24 hours before I can award the bounty, so I'll do it tomorrow. –  Tom Brossman May 22 '12 at 15:20

First of all kill each process:

sudo killall [process name]

Enable precise/universe repo and install bum:

sudo apt-get install bum

Launch the program, find those services and remove them. Then reboot and see if they still load.

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This does not solve the problem because Chrome does not behave like a system service, but simply adds itself to the user's autostart list. –  Andrea Lazzarotto Mar 5 at 11:37

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