Brave eat 8Gb of RAM then crash

Description of the issue:
Brave browser eats 8Gb RAM, then hangs and them crash.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.

  1. Open the Brave browser

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
Brave propose me to restore previous opened tabs. This is all what he did. It hangs, I can’t open the settings. In the processes I can see that brave --enable-crashpad takes this RAM.
What I’ve found is, when I revert previous saved snap shot in TimeShift. I can launch the Brave, but after next launch it does the same, hangs and crash.

Expected result:
Shouldn’t be crashed.

Reproduces how often:
Every time

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Linux Mint 19.3, Brave 1.27.222

Additional Information:

Check whether disabling Hardware Acceleration via brave://settings/system resolves the issue.

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I think it is not possible to open settings, because not brave close immediately when I’ve launch it.
May be some body can help me with fully clearing of brave on my laptop. I’ve tried to do this by myself, uninstalling brave and clear all what I could, but after new installation and launching, brave asks me: “Do you want to restore previous session?”. I’ve been a little surprised, because I’ve removed all of brave, but as I see somewhere data of the browser still exists on my laptop.

When I’ve remove brave, I’ve used the next command:
sudo apt-get remove --purge brave-browser
sudo apt-get remove --purge brave-keyring
sudo apt autoremove
sudo apt clean

then remove from .cache folder all what been there.
May be I miss something, please help.


Thanks for reply.
I’ve delete the cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam folder, but it does not help. Brave steel eat RAM. Then I decided uninstall browser and remove folders from .cache and .config which belongs to the Brave. After that new installation works smoothly :slight_smile:
Thanks for help, now I know where the browser collect data.

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