I am using latest version of Ubuntu 20.04 with XFCE4 desktop environment. I've used chromium for several days and after some time chromium start to close after few seconds of execution. After that I've installed Google Chrome, and after some days, the same problem occurs.

This is the error when I launch Chrome and Chromium with terminal:

[0725/065734.139865:ERROR:nacl_helper_linux.cc(308)] NaCl helper process running without a 

Most likely you need to configure your SUID sandbox correctly

What to do please help me.

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    I came across this while looking around to see if others had your error.
    – KGIII
    Jul 25, 2020 at 2:34
  • firejail google-chrome and firejail google-chrome --no-sandbox didn't worked for me. Jul 25, 2020 at 5:43

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There was a problem in .config and .cache folder where Chrome's detailed folder is located.

I fixed it by deleting files named google-chrome-stable in ~/.cache and ~/.config and reinstalling Google Chrome.

I wrote up my solution here Google Chrome closes after a few seconds.

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