Opened on 04/10/2018 at 12:36:28 PM

Closed on 04/12/2018 at 11:11:34 AM

#6571 closed defect (worksforme)

"Manifest file is invalid." message shown when installing from

Reported by: kzar Assignee:
Priority: Unknown Milestone:
Module: Unknown Keywords:
Cc: fhd, sebastian, Ross, philll, greiner, saroyanm Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Unknown / Cross platform
Ready: no Confidential: no
Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
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Description (last modified by kzar)


Chrome 65.0.3325.181 (Official Build) (64-bit)
Debian Buster

How to reproduce

  1. Browse to
  2. Click "Agree and Install for Chrome"

Observed behaviour

"Manifest file invalid" message is shown (see attached screenshot).

Expected behaviour

Extension is installed.


Installing from the Chrome Web Store seems fine.

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manifest-file-is-invalid.png (132.7 KB) - added by kzar on 04/10/2018 at 12:37:13 PM.

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Change History (7)

Changed on 04/10/2018 at 12:37:13 PM by kzar

comment:1 Changed on 04/10/2018 at 12:37:59 PM by kzar

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:2 follow-up: Changed on 04/10/2018 at 12:45:34 PM by kzar

The problem happened consistently to start with, but just now it became intermittent and I can usually install the extension OK. Perhaps it was a caching issue, I'm not sure.

Can anyone else reproduce this?

Edit: I can't reproduce this problem at all any more.

Last edited on 04/10/2018 at 12:48:32 PM by kzar

comment:3 Changed on 04/10/2018 at 01:09:23 PM by greiner

I can't reproduce this issue.

comment:4 in reply to: ↑ 2 Changed on 04/10/2018 at 01:36:18 PM by saroyanm

Replying to kzar:

Edit: I can't reproduce this problem at all any more.

I can't reproduce as well.

comment:5 Changed on 04/10/2018 at 02:15:50 PM by philll

Not reproducible with Version 65.0.3325.162 (Official Build) (64-bit) on Win 7 Pro 64 bit.

comment:6 Changed on 04/12/2018 at 11:11:34 AM by kzar

  • Resolution set to worksforme
  • Status changed from new to closed

Closing this issue for now, but if anyone notices that warning message showing up again please do reply here and reopen!

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