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My Chromium browser doesn't work. It doesn't even start up. Typing chromium-browser in the terminal I get this error:

[18118:18118:5103105507:FATAL:profile_impl.cc(315)] Failed to create /home/nicholas/.cache/chromium/Default
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Reinstallation doesn't fix the problem. I tried to follow steps in Chromium doesn't work, but without success. Thanks.

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Make sure that your home drive is not full? –  Basharat Sial May 27 '12 at 19:58
    
tried rm /home/nicholas/.cache/chromium -rf ? –  duffydack May 27 '12 at 20:10
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Reinstalling an app such as Chromium or Firefox will not help in most cases, unless you also totally uninstall it first, removing the settings file with your profile from your home directory. –  Marty Fried May 27 '12 at 20:20
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sudo mkdir -p /home/nicholas/.cache/chromium/Default
sudo chown $USER:$USER /home/nicholas/.cache/chromium/Default

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If he is nicholas, then there is no reason to use sudo, and no reason to change the owner, since he is the owner automatically. –  Marty Fried May 27 '12 at 20:15
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@MartyFried just in case. And, I solved a similar problem with chown. –  TheGatorade May 27 '12 at 20:16
    
You mean, just in case he is not nicholas? If he is, and he is not the owner of his home directory, then he has more serious problems than this. –  Marty Fried May 27 '12 at 20:21
    
Thank you, @TheGatorate, you're awesome! :D (sorry, can't thumbs up your answer yet, but when I earn reputation I'll do!) Thanks to all others that answear too! –  nicholascamp May 28 '12 at 18:52
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@TheGatorade done! :) –  nicholascamp May 31 '12 at 15:36
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