Package Details: prey-node-client 1.9.5-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/prey-node-client.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: prey-node-client
Description: Remote tracking and monitoring application for laptops, smartphones, and other electronic devices
Upstream URL: https://preyproject.com/
Licenses: GPL3
Replaces: prey-tracker
Submitter: lutoma
Maintainer: xpt
Last Packager: xpt
Votes: 33
Popularity: 0.081757
First Submitted: 2014-12-02 03:20
Last Updated: 2020-08-24 16:21

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phnx47 commented on 2020-06-23 15:06

@whoisroot Thanks you! I did it already...

I'm not sure about Python and some functional. For example this PR: https://github.com/prey/prey-node-client/pull/459. And GUI doesn't work in KDE.

My version here: https://gitlab.com/phnx47-aur/prey-node-client/-/commit/33b33356e20214d7147f14f20b4dc34e01ae8d54

whoisroot commented on 2020-06-23 14:49

Since all you gotta do to update is change the pkgver from 1.9.1 to 1.9.4 and the checksums:

-sha256sums_x86_64=('699e601d2e629dfee97df6bfab4ed0c79e717d020ea59365bd76ffdca63c596d')
-sha256sums_i686=('1f6c1407457ac4ea11a039a32054bfb87920029eeabec26b60660fc5dc58ccda')

+sha256sums_x86_64=('5c1e4a2917b3e9b6e90b38a72c2d6e53128519e7d636a299b8374adbe57e6246')
+sha256sums_i686=('e1f29f0b2836a97bce9ef7bbb4a92ccfad23cd57b0547cae75aa83fab5e858e1')

Just run this after downloading the PKGBUILD:

# Update pkgver
sed -i 's/9.1/9.4/g' PKGBUILD
# Update i686 sha256sum
sed -i 's/699e601d2e629dfee97df6bfab4ed0c79e717d020ea59365bd76ffdca63c596d/5c1e4a2917b3e9b6e90b38a72c2d6e53128519e7d636a299b8374adbe57e6246/g' PKGBUILD
# Update x86_64 sha256sum
sed -i 's/1f6c1407457ac4ea11a039a32054bfb87920029eeabec26b60660fc5dc58ccda/e1f29f0b2836a97bce9ef7bbb4a92ccfad23cd57b0547cae75aa83fab5e858e1/g' PKGBUILD
# Install the package
makepkg -i

phnx47 commented on 2020-06-20 18:24

I tried update to 1.9.4. Cli is working, but I'm not sure about correct work.

Any news about support Prey in Arch?

jorgicio commented on 2020-03-05 02:29

1.9.3 is released some time ago and it's the latest version.

tag_enk commented on 2019-08-13 02:19

Can confirm 1.9.1 does work better but it still doesn't generate reports. I can now at least send alarms and notifications to the laptop which I couldn't do before. xpt you out there to update your PKGBUILD?

zerkz commented on 2019-03-23 19:42

This seems to be dead in a variety of ways, I have much trouble getting it working and tried a good bit of the workarounds. Anyone have luck in 2019?

benmarshall commented on 2018-12-10 19:51

This package still seems to work with the latest release from github (1.8.2) with minor modifications to the patch file: diff entry for 'lib/system/linux/index.js' needs to be removed.

jhartz commented on 2018-02-17 19:05

It seems like the main issue is that, when "/opt/prey-node-client/bin/prey" is accessed via the symlink "/usr/bin/prey_project", it doesn't realize that it should be looking for node deps in "/opt/prey-node-client".

To fix: remove the "/usr/bin/prey_project" symlink and replace it with a new file:

#!/bin/sh
exec /opt/prey-node-client/bin/prey "$@"

I'd also recommend that the PKGBUILD be updated to do this instead of make "/usr/bin/prey_project" a symlink.

70isthenew55 commented on 2017-08-07 10:49

Here are the current state of things, it's not very elegant but it works...sort of.
First navigate to /opt/prey-node-client and delete the node_modules dir.
then in the same dir run npm install to rebuild the node_modules tree, if running prey_project config <whatever whatever> brings up an error pertaining to <some package> just run sudo npm i <name-of-package-it's-squawking-about> (DO NOT USE THE -g OPTION! or else you'll still receive the error). You should stay in the /opt/prey-node-client/ dir during this entire process. Running prey_project with any of it's child commmands should now work. I have yet to get the configuration GUI to work however.

70isthenew55 commented on 2017-08-06 07:23

Even with version 1.6.9 I receive the following error when trying to launch the gui or the plugins config..

Error: Cannot find module '/opt/prey-node-client/node_modules/sqlite3/lib/binding/node-v57-linux-x64/node_sqlite3.node'
at Function.Module._resolveFilename (module.js:485:15)
at Function.Module._load (module.js:437:25)
at Module.require (module.js:513:17)
at require (internal/module.js:11:18)
at Object.<anonymous> (/opt/prey-node-client/node_modules/sqlite3/lib/sqlite3.js:4:15)
at Module._compile (module.js:569:30)
at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:580:10)
at Module.load (module.js:503:32)
at tryModuleLoad (module.js:466:12)
at Function.Module._load (module.js:458:3)

I have enabled the python fix and had to setup the account according to Angel_Caido's instructions, and as I have no coding background I'm not sure how to implement arielfre's solution either, any help would be greatly appreciated.