We are getting inconsistent installs of chromium on Ubuntu 20.04. This is with the debian wrapper chromium-browser overlaying snap chromium. We execute using chromium-browser, and do NOT specify --user-data-dir option.
I have inherited some installs and have done a couple myself. I install debian chromium-browser and later install snap chromium. I think the previous installs were done similarly.
In the previous installs that I have checked, the user profile (created by first execution) is in
In installs that I have done, the user profile (created by first execution) is in
In this case there is also a current/.config which contains some config, but not Default.
The chromium man page says user-data-dir "Defaults to $SNAP_USER_DATA/.config/chromium".
- How can installs be giving such different results?
- How can we get a consistent install with profile in .config/chromium rather than common?
Note that I've tried first execution on a fresh install with
but still ended up with Preferences under