Package Details: google-chrome 78.0.3904.97-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/google-chrome.git (read-only)
Package Base: google-chrome
Description: The popular and trusted web browser by Google (Stable Channel)
Upstream URL: https://www.google.com/chrome
Keywords: chromium
Licenses: custom:chrome
Submitter: None
Maintainer: luzifer
Last Packager: luzifer
Votes: 1852
Popularity: 15.42
First Submitted: 2010-05-25 20:25
Last Updated: 2019-11-06 20:10

Dependencies (13)

Required by (29)

Sources (3)

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Det commented on 2017-10-01 00:35

The final vote. “What should be the pkgdesc of AUR/google-chrome?” With 82 votes:

● "One fast, simple, and secure browser for all your devices (Stable Channel)" - 17 votes (21%)
● "The popular and trusted web browser by Google (Stable Channel)" - 65 votes (79%)

Now, my deciding vote of 49 votes will be cast and the winner is...










..no, I’m kidding, I’m kidding. Pkgdesc changed. ^^

Det commented on 2016-03-09 05:01

✔ NOTE. If the sha512sums don't match, there's a new version. Simply flag the package.

You can check for new Linux releases in: http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/search/label/Stable%20updates, or use:

$ curl -sL https://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64/repodata/other.xml.gz | gzip -df | tr ' ' '\n' | grep -e name= -e ver= | cut -d '"' -f2 | sed 'N;s/\n/ /'

For new MD5: $ curl -sL https://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/main/binary-amd64/Packages | sed -n '35p'

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Det commented on 2019-11-07 12:31

@NeonCLoud, did you try clean profile or Chromium that's actually built for Arch?

NeonCloud commented on 2019-11-03 03:44

@birdmun: Can confirm, worked fine until a full system update recently and now it's completely broken. I've tried reverting mesa and libglvnd back several months to no avail. With --disable-gpu provided, it silently hangs. With --disable-software-rasterizer as well, it then provides a different error entirely.

Curiously: sudo google-chrome-stable --no-sandbox allows Chrome to load, but it's quite unstable, not connected to my user account, and seriously far from ideal!

Edit: Ok, I downgraded to 77.0.3865.120, and it's working again. The jump to v78 seems to have been the commit that killed it.

birdmun commented on 2019-10-24 09:43

Am I the only person having errors trying to run the latest stable version of Chrome? [714745:714745:1024/054129.954039:ERROR:gl_context_glx.cc(187)] Failed to create GL context with glXCreateNewContext. [714745:714745:1024/054129.954270:ERROR:gpu_info_collector.cc(73)] gl::init::CreateGLContext failed [714745:714745:1024/054129.954289:ERROR:gpu_info_collector.cc(205)] Could not create context for info collection. [714745:714745:1024/054129.954326:ERROR:gpu_init.cc(66)] gpu::CollectGraphicsInfo failed. [714745:714745:1024/054129.964338:ERROR:viz_main_impl.cc(176)] Exiting GPU process due to errors during initialization

Worse yet the process continues to run in the background without offering anything to interact with.

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luzifer commented on 2019-09-09 09:35

@tomrlopes When installing I've just used the package as is without changing anything (built in a freshly created Docker container). The CastLabs Demos are not working for me either. What does is the Bitmovin Player Demo [1]. On that page you also should see widevine EME detected and the video should be playable.

[1] https://bitmovin.com/demos/drm

tomrlopes commented on 2019-09-08 23:24

@ruario First I apologize I'm a noob. I have the file libwidevinecdm.so in /opt/google/chrome and in the aur git directory I use /home/tom/software/google-chrome/pkg/google-chrome/opt/google/chrome but the drm videos on https://demo.castlabs.com/ won't play.

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7893124 Jun 2 19:07 libwidevinecdm.so

luzifer commented on 2019-09-04 09:11

@det good question. I don't have any power to clean those comments here though I'd prefer to keep the comments clean of spam and it seems there is no anti-spam measure in place to keep the bots out… :(

Det commented on 2019-09-04 09:09

How did spam like take over AUR since I left and there's nothing to be like done about it?

ruario commented on 2019-09-02 04:39

@tomrlopes That is not a problem. It has never been listed in chrome://components/ on Linux because it does not use the components mechanism to update on Linux. It is just a bundled file. Look for libwidevinecdm.so within the package. If you want to see if it is working, go to https://demo.castlabs.com and select one of the videos tagged with DRM.

tomrlopes commented on 2019-09-02 04:28

No widevinecdm in chrome://components/