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My Google Chrome-browser suddenly locks up every time i try to upload any image. I've tryed uploading to canvas, facebook etc, but every time the image is done uploading, the browser locks up, and i have to reboot. Any ideas?

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  • Files 0.3.5 update fixed this issue. Thank you. > Same problem here with upgrade to new Chrome 59. Chrome 58 upload form > is ok. Please fix this ASAP. For now i've downgraded to Chrome 58 > (download > https://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/pool/main/g/google-chrome-stable/google-chrome-stable_58.0.3029.110-1_amd64.deb > then sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_58.0.3029.110-1_amd64.deb) Jun 7, 2017 at 9:40
  • Oh, it's not only images. I tryed uploading a pdf to an e-mail, and it locked up again...
    – user9985
    Jun 7, 2017 at 13:23
  • Any from using file browser will lock up your browser. You can open another windows and use any file upload and it will lock the current windows and unlock the previous
    – ntcong
    Jun 8, 2017 at 2:14
  • Is there any way to update to the Files 0.3.5 on Freya? Jun 20, 2017 at 20:25
  • How is it fixed? Did you do anything besides update/upgrade? I still got this annoying problem.
    – crslp
    Sep 16, 2017 at 0:16

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Please look at: https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=716892#c5

This issue concerns any file selection dialog.

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  • confirm this solved the issue for me
    – Dionysius
    Jan 17, 2018 at 12:22
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It's fixed now. Problably an update...

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  • did you do anything?
    – Snow
    Apr 12, 2018 at 21:03
  • Don't remember. I think an update fixed it...
    – user9985
    Apr 20, 2018 at 6:29