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Re: Chrome browser

Post#16 by francois » 10 Aug 2013, 18:33

This is really curious. I am running root mode with chrome and I have no problem at all running youtube. Now we exactly have the same system. For example:
Aikido:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZZNdTb1S6E
Beatle song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajCYQL8ouqw

So from what you say, these or any other will not work? :%)
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Re: Chrome browser

Post#17 by williepabon » 10 Aug 2013, 21:59

francois wrote:This is really curious. I am running root mode with chrome and I have no problem at all running youtube. Now we exactly have the same system. For example:
Aikido:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZZNdTb1S6E
Beatle song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajCYQL8ouqwh

So from what you say, these or any other will not work? :%)
francois:
The YouTube videos above, play broken. Doesn't happen with other videos. I just wrote a post under i486 xzm modules describing this and two other problems with the browser. I can't run Chrome in root mode. I get a message.
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Re: Chrome browser

Post#18 by wread » 11 Aug 2013, 00:27

I only added --user-data-dir to the Exec-line of /usr/share/chrome.desktop. You can download it from here

Tested by 40 students.

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Re: Chrome browser

Post#19 by francois » 11 Aug 2013, 02:36

You are right wread. This measure is sufficient. However, it would be good that chrome as a module could work out of the box.

Do you see any reason for youtube not working in Dominican Republic? :shock:

@willipabon:
Did you ever that version of chrome since you are under porteus 2.1?
http://dl.porteus.org/i486/current/modules/

Please test it, if you did not. :)
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Re: Chrome browser

Post#20 by williepabon » 11 Aug 2013, 23:09

francois wrote:You are right wread. This measure is sufficient. However, it would be good that chrome as a module could work out of the box.

Do you see any reason for youtube not working in Dominican Republic? :shock:

@willipabon:
Did you ever that version of chrome since you are under porteus 2.1?
http://dl.porteus.org/i486/current/modules/

Please test it, if you did not. :)
francois:

It is the version that got installed(28.0.1500.95) when I upgraded to Porteus 2.1
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Re: Chrome browser

Post#21 by Hamza » 11 Aug 2013, 23:26

Double post? Gonna merge it with your other one. Not good to make 2 different topics for one unique problem. Please advice.
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Re: Chrome browser

Post#22 by williepabon » 11 Aug 2013, 23:29

wread wrote:I only added --user-data-dir to the Exec-line of /usr/share/chrome.desktop. You can download it from here

Tested by 40 students.

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The Chrome .desktop file that was installed when I upgraded to 2.1 is located in /usr/share/applications under the name browser.desktop. The Exec line read as follows:

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Exec=/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome --incognito
Should I add the section of code that you suggest at the end of this line? Thanks.
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Re: Chrome browser

Post#23 by Hamza » 11 Aug 2013, 23:31

The suggestion made by wread is to allow Google Chrome to be ran from root account where it should natively not without the mentioned command line parameter.
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Re: Chrome browser

Post#24 by wread » 17 Aug 2013, 19:11

@willipabon
Not that line; search line # 108 and add --user-data-dir as stated before.
Mine looks like that:

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Exec=/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome --user-data-dir %U


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Re: Chrome browser

Post#25 by francois » 16 Jan 2014, 01:17

Good to have this thread to know how to be able to use chrome in root mode. :D
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