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For some reason I've recently been getting a profile error on chromium:

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I can't seem to see what the problem is, is it associated with the fact that chromium thinks it hasn't been shut down properly (and even then, I can't see how else I'm supposed to shut it down, other than clicking the close button). The result is that I cannot access any of my history, bookmarks etc, something of an annoyance.

What could be causing this?

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There's quite a thorough guide on a blog as to the steps you could take to troubleshoot this problem.

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You could backup your /home/user/.config/chromium folder and launch Chromium. In the new autocreated folder copy the desired content of Default folder in the backup, such as Bookmarks, History, and so on.

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This should be ~/.config/chromium –  zerwas Oct 17 '10 at 14:28
Oh, yes. My fault. Edited. –  Alfredo Hernández Oct 17 '10 at 14:41
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Stop cromium

cd /home/user/.config/chromium
mv Default Backup

start chromium

stop chromium

sudo cp -rapf Backup/* Default

I don't know why this works because it seems you are just moving the broken crap back into the folder but it does work.

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