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I am using stock, basic Ubuntu 13.10. I have the Chromium Browser installed from the Software Center, and I have the Chromium web apps extension installed. I have ALL of the Unity web apps, and the Unity web app service apps installed, and they are the latest version, according to the terminal. I have the option to Notify me when a website can be run as an app setting selected in Chromium. My Google Account, and my Twitter Account are added in the Online Accounts settings for Ubuntu.

When I go to Gmail, or any supported website, I get NO notification, NO popup asking if I want to create a web app, NO option to create a web app, NOTHING. It is as if I have nothing at all installed. but I do. I installed them all from the terminal, and I have confirmed that everything is there. Every single web app shows up in my Unity Search, and the extension shows in my extensions for Chromium.

Every search I have done on a solution for this has come up with something that DOES NOT WORK for me, or that I have already done.

Please tell me what I am missing, because I really want to use this feature. Is there some setting I need to change in the browser that I haven't done or something else that I need to do?

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I'll have to admit that I have the same problem, and I have two Chromium PPAs. I haven't tried this recently, but opening the webpage in Firefox and creating the app launcher from there will open the app in Chromium (if you have that set as default). Alternatively, running chromium-browser --app=http://www.twitter.com will open Chromium in app mode. –  saiarcot895 Mar 21 '14 at 0:26
Will doing that allow me to also integrate the Google applications with my Ubuntu desktop(mainly the notification features)? That is what I am primarily after here. –  JMadFour Mar 21 '14 at 0:29
Yes. Replace the Twitter website with any URL. You can either use Firefox to create the app (given there is a script provided for that URL), or create a desktop entry that runs the above command (copy /usr/share/applications/chromium-browser.desktop, open it in Gedit or any other editor, and edit the Exec line appropriately). –  saiarcot895 Mar 21 '14 at 0:32
Ok so i went ahead and created the apps using Firefox. Now how do I get them integrated with my desktop, or is that not supposed to happen? I am refferring to notifications in my messaging menu for when I get emails and messages, and such. –  JMadFour Mar 21 '14 at 0:38
It should automatically be integrated. Open up the Unity Launcher and start typing in the name of the app (usually the website). It should come up. –  saiarcot895 Mar 21 '14 at 0:40

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