[Slackbuilds-users] Issues Building Chromium

Jeremy Hansen jebrhansen+SBo at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 15:59:57 UTC 2016

The chromium on SBo is extremely old. It would probably be beneficial to
use Eric's slackbuild (he also provides pre-built packages).


As to your issues, have you tried running the slackbuild directly to see if
it progresses?

On Tue, Mar 29, 2016, 11:53 AM Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com>

>    I'm trying to build and install chromium from the SBo site to replace
> Google's Chrome on a Sony Vaio laptop running -14.1/x86_64 and I'm
> encountering problems I have not been able to resolve.
>    Last evening, the chromium.Slackbuild script ran for 107 minutes and
> halted with an error when a file in the source tree was not found. I shut
> down the laptop for the night. The MD5SUMs of the dowloaded .xz file and
> that reported on SBo are the same.
>    This morning the laptop is _very_ slow responding so I rebooted it. Now,
> when I run 'time ./chromium.Slackbuild' nothing happens other than the
> cursor moving to the head of a new line.
>    'top' shows nothing hogging the CPU or memory.
>    The script not starting is something I've not before encountered so I
> have
> no idea where to look for the reason.
>    A clue stick is needed to figure out why these issues suddenly occurred.
> TIA,
> Rich
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