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Nothing happens when I try to google something from the address field

  • When I try to search something on google, I type it in the address field and hit enter. Nothing happens but a rotating circle in the tab area and the reload button is replaced with a X.

    This is not happening when I try to do same in a private window

    Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
    Unity 7.2.2
    Opera-developer 27.0.1676.0

  • Additional info

    cat $(locate opera | grep ".desktop")|grep "Exec"
    Exec=/usr/bin/opera %U
    Exec=/usr/bin/opera %U
    Exec=opera-developer %U
    Exec=opera-developer --new-window
    Exec=opera-developer --private

  • Try starting with a clean profile and see if it works there:

    opera-developer --user-data-dir=/tmp/opera_test_profile &

    If this works then it is something about your profile that is messed up. My first thought would be extensions. If you have any installed try disabling them.

  • I tried to start a cleean profile, and it looks like it solved the google from address bar. However, I have tried to disable all extensions in my old profile, and the issue is still present.


    Think I concluded to early. Tried to disable all extensions and it looks like it actually work. So I guess I have to work out what extensions causing this? 🙂

  • So I guess I have to work out what extensions causing this?

    Yep, that's pretty much what you will have to do.

    You could start by enabling each extension one at a time, disabling the previous one before enabling the next one. That should help narrow it down to the one causing the problem.