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How can I set two or more Chrome profiles in Ubuntu 10.10 ?

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Once it's loaded, press control + M to invoke the profile selection menu. I have tried this but it doesn't do anything. To be more specific, I am using Ubuntu 10.10 with Chrome 10.0.648.133 installed. – Ek Kosmos Mar 14 '11 at 10:13
In the meantime, Chrome has implemented a profile manager. – Dan Dascalescu Apr 28 '13 at 2:13

If you want to SET different chrome profiles in the ubuntu quicklist, I think that this is the best solution, it works for me:

Run the commands:

sudo cp /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop ~/.local/share/applications
gedit ~/.local/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop

add the following codes:


[Work Shortcut Group]
Name=New Work Profile window
Exec=/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome --enable-udd-profiles --user-data-dir=.config/google-chrome/Work %U

[Personal Shortcut Group]
Name=New Personal Profile window
Exec=/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome --enable-udd-profiles --user-data-dir=.config/google-chrome/Personal %U

[Three Shortcut Group]
Name=New Third Profile window
Exec=/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome --enable-udd-profiles --user-data-dir=.config/google-chrome/Third %U

[No Security Shorcut]
Name=Touch no web security Profile
Exec=/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome --enable-udd-profiles --user-data-dir=.config/google-chrome/Third --disable-web-security --touch-events %U

Save and close the file. Restart Unity

unity --replace


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up vote -1 down vote accepted

I found the answer here: Multiple profiles in Google Chrome

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your link is spammy/vague...I would delete, except this is an answer to your own post. Be careful! – studiohack Mar 15 '11 at 12:49
however this was what I needed, and it work for me – Ek Kosmos Mar 15 '11 at 13:18
It'd be better to actually answer the problem here with the steps you took and then link to your blog. – KronoS Mar 15 '11 at 15:30

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