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I have changed to Chromium recently ( as it works faster than Opera that I used to use ) but I have noticed that it crashes A LOT under very, VERY random circumstances. Sometimes it can go for hours, working just fine and then it will crash few times in 15 minutes and then work fine again.

This is my debug session end ( when it crashed ) from gdb in console ( not much but still better than nothing )

(exe:4208): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_hash_table_destroy: assertion `hash_table != NULL' failed

(exe:4208): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_hash_table_destroy: assertion `hash_table != NULL' failed

(exe:4208): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_hash_table_destroy: assertion `hash_table != NULL' failed
[Thread 0x7fffe196e700 (LWP 1182) exited]
[New Thread 0x7fffd2146700 (LWP 1212)]
[Thread 0x7fffd2146700 (LWP 1212) exited]
[New Thread 0x7fffe196e700 (LWP 1213)]

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x0000000000000000 in ?? ()

I am using nvidia drivers and do not know if this has something to do with it because sometimes I get this message

Failed to open VDPAU backend cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

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closed as off topic by Jorge Castro, Patryk, Eliah Kagan, jokerdino, Nitin Venkatesh Aug 14 '12 at 7:09

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Try installing Chromium, the open-source project that Chrome is built upon. (sudo apt-get install chromium-browser) – Ryan McClure Aug 12 '12 at 16:49
Sorry my bad - I use chromium not chrome. Do you think that it's worth trying to change it to google's chrome ? – Patryk Aug 12 '12 at 17:01
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. – Jorge Castro Aug 12 '12 at 17:30
I have just filed this as a bug report ( <proud_of_myself> ) hopefully I will get some feedback on that soon. This is the link if anyone is also affected. – Patryk Aug 12 '12 at 19:41
Please note that when reporting crash bugs in 12.04, you can make Apport collect and submit the necessary technical information. (But still make sure to read the bug reporting documentation first, and describe the problem thoroughly in the bug report you write in the web browser.) You may wish to re-report the bug this way so the backtrace and other crash data are included (this goes beyond what Apport submitted, the way you ran it). If you do, mark the old bug a duplicate of the new (on Launchpad). – Eliah Kagan Aug 12 '12 at 22:23