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Linux: ./electron: error while loading shared libraries: libgconf-2.so.4 #1518

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maxogden opened this Issue Apr 28, 2015 · 3 comments

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maxogden commented Apr 28, 2015

to reproduce:

$ wget https://github.com/atom/electron/releases/download/v0.25.1/electron-v0.25.1-linux-x64.zip
$ unzip electron-v0.25.1-linux-x64.zip
$ ./electron
./electron: error while loading shared libraries: libgconf-2.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

this is on Ubuntu:

$ uname -a
Linux burrito 3.13.0-32-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 03:51:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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workaround is apt-get install libgconf-2-4 but I figured since this isn't mentioned anywhere in the docs or previous issues it might be a bug

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maxogden commented Apr 28, 2015

workaround is apt-get install libgconf-2-4 but I figured since this isn't mentioned anywhere in the docs or previous issues it might be a bug

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After Chrome 42 libgconf has become a requirement for running on Linux.

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zcbenz commented Apr 30, 2015

After Chrome 42 libgconf has become a requirement for running on Linux.

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Martialhimanshu Feb 11, 2018

Try this trick, It worked for me:
after unzipping postman type following command in your terminal
sudo apt-get install libgconf-2-4
after running above command your postman will work for definitely. Surving to Ubuntu happily..

Martialhimanshu commented Feb 11, 2018

Try this trick, It worked for me:
after unzipping postman type following command in your terminal
sudo apt-get install libgconf-2-4
after running above command your postman will work for definitely. Surving to Ubuntu happily..

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