Kibana - Failed to launch chrome!


I have Ubuntu server, downloaded tar, extracted it and trying to run.
Also installed bunch of packages from: (see "Chrome headless doesn't launch on UNIX" ) however getting the following error:

log [03:01:24.499] [error][reporting] Error: Failed to launch chrome!
[0623/] locale_file_path.empty() for locale
[0623/] Running as root without --no-sandbox is not supported. See


at onClose (/home/romankagan/kibana-7.8.0-linux-x86_64/node_modules/puppeteer-core/lib/Launcher.js:349:14)
at Interface.helper.addEventListener (/home/romankagan/kibana-7.8.0-linux-x86_64/node_modules/puppeteer-core/lib/Launcher.js:338:50)
at Interface.emit (events.js:203:15)
at Interface.close (readline.js:397:8)
at Socket.onend (readline.js:173:10)
at Socket.emit (events.js:203:15)
at endReadableNT (_stream_readable.js:1145:12)
at process._tickCallback (internal/process/next_tick.js:63:19)

log [03:01:24.502] [warning][reporting] See Chromium's log output at "/home/romankagan/kibana-7.8.0-linux-x86_64/data/headless_shell-linux/chrome_debug.log"
log [03:01:24.502] [error][reporting] Error: Could not close browser client handle!
at browserFactory.test.then.browser (/home/romankagan/kibana-7.8.0-linux-x86_64/x-pack/legacy/plugins/reporting/server/lib/validate/validate_browser.js:26:15)
at process._tickCallback (internal/process/next_tick.js:68:7)
log [03:01:24.505] [warning][reporting] Reporting plugin self-check generated a warning: Error: Could not close browser client handle!

sorry to hear, so chrome is used for generating reports, did you have a look at our reporting troubleshooting page?

Here's a related problem discussed

If that doesn't help, I can ask people with deeper knowledge of chromium linux problems


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