Oct 2, 2009

LastPass for Google Chrome Alpha

LastPass for Google Chrome Alpha has begun, we've had a good review despite it's very early status: http://www.downloadsquad.com/2009/09/30/lastpass-extension-for-google-chrome-now-available-and-it-rocks/

3 steps to install:
  1. Chrome's extension support is only available in their dev builds, so you must first install the dev channel of Chrome.

  2. Then, to install LastPass, point Chrome to: https://lastpass.com/lpchrome.crx

  3. Finally, it is recommended that you disable the built-in password manager by clicking on the Options (under the customize and control 'wrench' button). Then choose the 'Personal Stuff' tab and select 'Never save passwords' and 'Never save text from forms'.
Chrome's extension support is progressing at varying speeds for different platforms, so it is possible that Mac and Linux users might have reduced functionality compared with Windows users.

We've also added support to our Windows installer to import your Google Chrome passwords into LastPass, if you have passwords stored there you'll want to use it to get them imported: https://lastpass.com/lastpass.exe (import only, you must install with the instructions above).

If have problems installing ensure your Chrome version is greater than or equal to 4.0.220.1

24 comments:

  1. Woohoo!!! This brings me one step closer to Chrome

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  2. No luck for me with Snow Leopard MacPro desktop, getting "Aw Snap" page.

    Glad there is progress in coverage, Safari support is great!

    Will keep a close look

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  3. It crashes very often for me. After a restart of Chromium it works fine again.
    So its still alpha but I have missed it so much. Keep up the good work.

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  4. Can't login (I click login, page closes, but nothing happens), Chrome crashes on exit.

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  5. The Window "Do you want to store the password" etc. is NOT fitting. So its very hard to say yes.

    The Alpha version is by the way working Ok on Windows and Linux (Ubuntu)!

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  6. I too am experiencing the crashes.
    Thanks for getting this up and running!

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  7. Wow! Just had to say this is already looking/working extremely well for an alpha. Keep up the phenomenal work!

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  8. Crashes for me every time I try to login. I'm running Ubuntu Hardy 8.04.3 and Google Chrome 4.0.220.1

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  9. For people experiencing crashing issues:
    These aren't our fault...we just have to wait until Google fixes these issues...many of which are already known. This is especially true for Mac and Linux versions of Chrome.

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  10. I was getting a "Permissions[0]" error on Windows 7. Running Chrome as Administrator when installing the extension avoids that problem.

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  11. @GraemeF: Could you tell me how to run chrome as an administrator? I'm getting the "Permissions[0]" error as well.

    I have Chrome version 4.0.221.6 running on Windows XP and I've added the dev channel.

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  12. UPDATE: By doing step 3 (disabling Chrome's password manager), I was able to install LastPass without the "Permissions[0]" error.

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  13. With Google Chrome 4.0.221.8 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) the extension crashes every time I press the login button.

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  14. PyroX82 -- likely means we'll have to file a bug with Google -- we're JavaScript so can't crash without an underlying bug -- we'll file tomorrow.

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  15. "Aw Snap" for Ubuntu Karmic (Beta) when trying to login.

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  16. Can't seem to use the generated password feature. I can't even cut and paste it. There is a save button, but it's not clear if it does anything.

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  17. We haven't found a way yet to interact with the clipboard, so you will have to highlight with mouse and use Ctrl+c to copy. We will fix this once chrome exposes the necessary interfaces.

    The Save button will save the generated password to your Vault.

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  18. I get "Aw Snap" :(

    OS: Snow Leopard 10.6.1
    Browser: Cromium 4.0.223.5 (29486)

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  19. I get the "Aw Snap" :( as well. I'm running 4.0.223.11 on OS X Leopard.

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  20. It did work but stopt working woith newer vesrions of Chrome. This is true for both Windows and Linux versions.

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  21. Please try these steps:
    http://forums.lastpass.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=18409&p=65249&hilit=chrome

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  22. Sweet, I can confirm Lastpass extension for Chromium on Mac now works!!!

    Mac OS X: 10.6.2 (Snow Leopard)
    Chromium Nightly: 4.0.254.0 (32634)
    Lastpass Chrome Extension: 1.60.1

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  23. The installation of LastPass with Google Chrome makes disappear the cursor in the zone of research of Google, it is very irritating. I uninstalled Lastpass, I prefer to keep my cursor in the omnibarre

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  24. Google introduced this problem in the 4.x series which is now being rolled out -- we'd recommend you move to the dev channel now where Google's resolved this issue.

    http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel

    Joe

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