I think my chromium browser has been hijacked. From now and then, when i surf to a website it automatically changes to hXXp://lp.zpdownload.info/mv/ with some advertisement for movies and to download a file. The only think i can do is to type in the website adress again and then it directs me correctly. How can i remove this? I'm working on ubuntu 12.10
Well, you can try purging Google Chrome. This will remove your history, favorites, and everything that isn't cloud-synched.
Open up Synaptic Package Manager. If you don't have it, install it from the Ubuntu Software Center as it is quite useful.
In Synaptic, search for
Then, reinstall Google Chrome or Chromium. You can do so within Synaptic by searching
Thanks to Vasa1, I've realized this may not help.
So, type Alt+F2 and enter
With that said, if you did cloudsync, any other Chrome installations also cloudsynched may be hijacked in the same way.