Skip to content

Instantly share code, notes, and snippets.

Last active January 9, 2022 11:33
  • Star 5 You must be signed in to star a gist
  • Fork 0 You must be signed in to fork a gist
Star You must be signed in to star a gist
Save organizm/ae09f72bd5badc64d4727a0d38fc590b to your computer and use it in GitHub Desktop.
How to install end start chrome remote desctop #ubuntu
Mostly from but with some of my changes.
1. I manually created the chrome-remote-desktop group, and added myself to it.
2. I manually created the ~/.chrome-remote-desktop-session file with "exec startxfce4" in it.
3. I manually created the ~/.config/chrome-remote-desktop directory.
4. mkdir /etc/chromium-browser/native-messaging-hosts
4. ln -s /etc/opt/chrome/native-messaging-hosts/* /etc/chromium-browser/native-messaging-hosts/
You should now have a 'Enable Remote Connection' button on the CRD extension page.
sudo /etc/init.d/chrome-remote-desktop start
/opt/google/chrome-remote-desktop/chrome-remote-desktop --start
Failed to load config: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/home/ia-17/.config/chrome-remote-desktop/host#ae3f5ead63df7c4b98ea35d4d09b4e66.json'
2016-07-12 11:21:16,355:INFO:Cleanup.
Copy link

You only need to do this:

Step 1: install the .deb
Step 2: mkdir ~/.config/chrome-remote-desktop
Step 3: install the extension!

Copy link

@sfjuocekr Thank you! I spent hours on tutorials of how to set it up, but this was all I really needed.

Copy link

Razem commented Oct 28, 2020

@sfjuocekr OMG, thank you!

Copy link

edgarbc commented Oct 28, 2020

This also worked for me. Thank you! I tried it in Firefox with no problems 👍

Copy link

Blessed find. Saved a ton of time being able to find this. Many thanks 👍

Copy link

Amazing this totally works. I was redirected to this answer here thanks.

Copy link

There is a slight drawback using this method btw, you wont be able to use super user authentication graphically!

Copy link

Sharafdeen18 commented Jan 9, 2022

@sfjuocekr,thanks it also worked for me after several weeks of trying

Sign up for free to join this conversation on GitHub. Already have an account? Sign in to comment