[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#766850: Bug#766850: chromium: Login to Chromium using custom API keys leads to error "Service unavailable. Try again later."

Vincent Bernat bernat at debian.org
Sun Oct 26 16:20:29 UTC 2014

 ❦ 26 octobre 2014 11:27 +0100, Jean Baptiste Favre <debian at jbfavre.org> :

> Since upgrade to version 38, API keys are not included anymore.
> To be able to use the Google Sync feature, I followed instructions given here:
> www.chromium.org/developers/how-tos/api-keys
> I registered and get API credential which were added as ENV variables in
> /etc/chromium.d/googleapikeys as follow:
> export GOOGLE_API_KEY="api_key"
> export GOOGLE_DEFAULT_CLIENT_ID="my_client_id.apps.googleusercontent.com"
> export GOOGLE_DEFAULT_CLIENT_SECRET="client_secret"
> Starting chromium with this file prevents the "API keys are missing" top bar
> notification.
> Trying to login with the Gmail account used to create custom API keys works,
> but leads to "Service unvailable. Try again later." message.
> I've double-checked my API credential without success.

You can use the Debian API keys instead. I put this in mine and it

export GOOGLE_API_KEY="AIzaSyCkfPOPZXDKNn8hhgu3JrA62wIgC93d44k"
export GOOGLE_DEFAULT_CLIENT_ID="811574891467.apps.googleusercontent.com"

Maybe try with them instead.
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