Package Details: chrome-remote-desktop 89.0.4389.45-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/chrome-remote-desktop.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: chrome-remote-desktop
Description: Access other computers or allow another user to access your computer securely over the Internet
Upstream URL: https://remotedesktop.google.com
Keywords: Chrome Chromium Google Networking Remote
Licenses: BSD
Submitter: None
Maintainer: frealgagu
Last Packager: frealgagu
Votes: 114
Popularity: 0.85
First Submitted: 2014-04-27 23:43
Last Updated: 2021-02-22 20:09

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frealgagu commented on 2020-12-05 22:38

I maintain the latest built package at:

https://github.com/frealgagu/archlinux.chrome-remote-desktop/releases/

victorbrca commented on 2020-04-03 01:04

Thanks @frealgagu for packaging this, @nightuser for the existing session patch and @Brinsky for the instructions.

I've compiled both instructions with screenshots and added it to my blog if anyone is having issues with the install. Otherwise, just follow the instructions in the comments by @Brinsky from 2019-12-06 13:58.

Brinsky commented on 2019-12-06 13:58

Here's how I got this working with the new web app (remotedesktop.google.com):

  1. Build and install the package
  2. run crd --setup
  3. (Optional) Configure execution of your preferred window manager in ~/.chrome-remote-desktop-session
  4. Go to http://remotedesktop.google.com/headless
  5. Click "next" and "authorize" through each instruction
  6. Copy/paste and run the provided "Debian" command, which should look like the following: DISPLAY= /opt/google/chrome-remote-desktop/start-host --code="<UNIQUE_CODE>" --redirect-url="<https://remotedesktop.google.com/_/oauthredirect>" --name=
  7. Set up a name and PIN
  8. Wait for successful output containing "Host ready to receive connections."
  9. Run crd --start

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curlywei commented on 2021-02-05 19:31

chrome-remote-desktop-88.0.4324.33.deb This link seems failed.

frealgagu commented on 2020-12-05 22:38

I maintain the latest built package at:

https://github.com/frealgagu/archlinux.chrome-remote-desktop/releases/

nightuser commented on 2020-12-03 16:39

It gives 404 because Google keeps only the latest version of the package. Changing the link to latest isn't right: the version of the package and the actual version of the program wouldn't match. You can find the actual version using a command in PKGBUILD right above build() function. The commented one that starts with 'curl ...'.

Crupanshu commented on 2020-12-02 19:44

The source download fails with a 404. Please update the package.

andrej commented on 2020-11-12 20:23

The source download fails with a 404 at the moment, but that may be just transient.

miwarin commented on 2020-11-12 03:06

I try use https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb. but I have error in makepkg. Do you have any advice?

% cd ~/.cache/yay/chrome-remote-desktop
% git diff
diff --git a/PKGBUILD b/PKGBUILD
index 5f38deb..2d8102e 100644
--- a/PKGBUILD
+++ b/PKGBUILD
@@ -14,13 +14,13 @@ license=("BSD")
 depends=("gtk3" "libxss" "nss" "python2-psutil" "xorg-server-xvfb" "xorg-setxkbmap" "xorg-xauth" "xorg-xdpyinfo" "xorg-xrandr")
 install="${pkgname}.install"
 source=(
-  "${pkgname}-${pkgver}.deb::https://dl.google.com/linux/${pkgname}/deb/pool/main/${pkgname:0:1}/${pkgname}/${pkgname}_${pkgver}_amd64.deb"
+  "${pkgname}-${pkgver}.deb::https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb"
   "${pkgname}.service"
   "pamrule"
   "crd"
 )
 sha256sums=(
-  "63afef7bb034af9ea1b18a7026cce9f128b63339024e19f69dcf8bc87696027f"
+  "3d0055cf8db589d1bc6eb6504791d141e7008fb34cdb85bd1d194893c7d1d061"
   "e5da5ae89b5bc599f72f415d1523341b25357931b0de46159fce50ab83615a4b"
   "fcc38269eb1cc902abff9688eda9377a22367e39b9f111f87c0dd8e77adb82e2"
   "27dee2d383e6bd993fe0557d5c222fa80ab6d16d43775dedff6218713c7a1c06"
% mkdir -p src/etc/pam.d src/etc/init.d
% makepkg
==> Making package: chrome-remote-desktop 87.0.4280.27-1 (Thu Nov 12 12:03:57 2020)
==> Checking runtime dependencies...
==> Checking buildtime dependencies...
==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Found chrome-remote-desktop-87.0.4280.27.deb
  -> Found chrome-remote-desktop.service
  -> Found pamrule
  -> Found crd
==> Validating source files with sha256sums...
    chrome-remote-desktop-87.0.4280.27.deb ... Passed
    chrome-remote-desktop.service ... Passed
    pamrule ... Passed
    crd ... Passed
==> Extracting sources...
  -> Extracting chrome-remote-desktop-87.0.4280.27.deb with bsdtar
==> Removing existing $pkgdir/ directory...
==> Starting build()...
==> Entering fakeroot environment...
==> Starting package()...
cp: cannot stat '/home/miwa/.cache/yay/chrome-remote-desktop/src/etc/*': No such file or directory
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in package().
    Aborting...

Anonymous comment on 2020-11-12 02:20

Try updating the download url to https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

miwarin commented on 2020-11-11 07:23

Is the latest version 87.0.4280.47? https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/11/beta-channel-update-for-desktop.html

The Beta channel has been updated to 87.0.4280.47 for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Has 87.0.4280.27 been deleted?

curl: (22) The requested URL returned error: 404 
==> ERROR: Failure while downloading https://dl.google.com/linux/chrome-remote-desktop/deb/pool/main/c/chrome-remote-desktop/chrome-remote-desktop_87.0.4280.27_amd64.deb
    Aborting...
error downloading sources: chrome-remote-desktop

sampsoncrowley commented on 2020-11-08 17:30

The current version isn't supported anymore, and returns a 404, please update to 87.0.4280.27 (63afef7bb034af9ea1b18a7026cce9f128b63339024e19f69dcf8bc87696027f)

j.taala commented on 2020-11-08 09:26

Gives 404 when attempting to download the package (looks like source has moved).