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wirelessmc 09-11-2019 05:44 PM

Alien's chromium browser
 
I have not been able to get the Chromium browser from AlienBob's package (chromium-76.0.3809.132-x86_64-1alien) working on my Slackware64-14.2. I figure I am likely missing a library or some other component that is required. I posted the following on Eric's Blog today:

I canít seem to get new (or any) chromium package to run properly on my 14.2 (X86-64). I must be missing libraries. I can get into my local router address 192.168.1.XXX but canít seem to navigate to other URLs. I was getting some Slackware pages to come up but I figure they must have been cached somewhere. I can bring up the settings page but it will crash when I try to change anything! Any idea what I might be missing?


If anyone has similar issues and resolved them please advise.

Thanks!
--wirelessmc (not-so-newbie)

wirelessmc 09-11-2019 05:48 PM

One thing that occurred to me is that my system is multilib so glibc and other packages are now compat32. I might need a compat32 version of Chromium!

TheRealGrogan 09-15-2019 05:37 PM

Possibly mozilla-nss (nss/nspr). Since the browser always redirects to https, wrongly versioned nss libraries cause that behaviour that you describe.

Alien Bob 09-15-2019 06:14 PM

I guess you never apply the official patches that are released for Slackware 14.2.

captain_sensible 10-16-2019 07:41 AM

i had similar issue on stable 64 bit , im now on current and using

chromium-77.0.3865.75-x86_64-1alien

looking in /var/log/packages i have

mozilla-nss-3.46-x86_64-1

so give that a go ,so i guess Bob means install this : https://mirrors.slackware.com/slackw..._slack14.2.txz

garpu 10-16-2019 04:34 PM

Oh yeah, be sure to keep your patches current, if you're using any of Alien Bob's packages. He assumes you're patched to whatever the official changelog has.

wirelessmc 10-17-2019 10:11 AM

Alien's chromium browser
 
My bad. I should have reported this as "SOLVED" a while ago. It was indeed fixed by installing the latest mozilla-nss package.


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