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Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 11:28 am
by kusti8
qqq123 wrote:I got some problem

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pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo dpkg -i chromium-browser-l10n_45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181_all.deb chromium-browser_45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181_armhf.deb

(Reading database ... 117426 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack chromium-browser-l10n_45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181_all.deb ...
Unpacking chromium-browser-l10n (45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181) over (45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181) ...
Preparing to unpack chromium-browser_45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181_armhf.deb ...
Unpacking chromium-browser (45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181) ...
dpkg-deb (subprocess): cannot copy archive member from 'chromium-browser_45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181_armhf.deb' to decompressor pipe: unexpected end of file or stream
dpkg-deb (subprocess): decompressing archive member: lzma error: unexpected end of input
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess <decompress> returned error exit status 2
dpkg: error processing archive chromium-browser_45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181_armhf.deb (--install):
 cannot copy extracted data for './usr/lib/chromium-browser/natives_blob.bin' to '/usr/lib/chromium-browser/natives_blob.bin.dpkg-new': unexpected end of file or stream
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of chromium-browser-l10n:
 chromium-browser-l10n depends on chromium-browser (>= 45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181); however:
  Package chromium-browser is not installed.
 chromium-browser-l10n depends on chromium-browser (<< 45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181.1~); however:
  Package chromium-browser is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package chromium-browser-l10n (--install):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:
 chromium-browser_45.0.2454.85-0ubuntu0.15.04.1.1181_armhf.deb
 chromium-browser-l10n
It seems that I didn´t install chromium-browser. But when I tried to fix it by ¨apt-get install chromium-browser¨, it also failed.

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pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get install chromium-browser
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Package chromium-browser is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source
However the following packages replace it:
  chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra chromium-browser-l10n

E: Package 'chromium-browser' has no installation candidate
How can I do?
It looks like your download is corrupt. Try downloading it again.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 2:48 pm
by coding
Did you manage to enable hardware acceleration?

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 5:04 pm
by kusti8
coding wrote:Did you manage to enable hardware acceleration?
FoTL posted a link on how to do it. I've been short on time recently so I haven't gotten a chance to do it yet, I'm hoping I have enough time today.

If I do find that hardware acceleration makes a difference, it would not be included in the packages, but simply an optional step after.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 8:02 pm
by kusti8
coding wrote:Did you manage to enable hardware acceleration?
OK. I've investigated a little, and I can say that there is no hardware acceleration, confirming my suspicions. The older Chromium on Wheezy probably also didn't have hardware acceleration, its software. Even without hardware acceleration, Chromium runs fine, though.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 8:44 pm
by fruitoftheloom
kusti8 wrote:
coding wrote:Did you manage to enable hardware acceleration?
OK. I've investigated a little, and I can say that there is no hardware acceleration, confirming my suspicions. The older Chromium on Wheezy probably also didn't have hardware acceleration, its software. Even without hardware acceleration, Chromium runs fine, though.
Someone with 100% more experience than me would need to compile Chromium for ARM with Hardware Acceleration

https://www.chromium.org/developers/des ... -in-chrome

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 8:47 pm
by coding
The older Chromium on Wheezy probably also didn't have hardware acceleration, its software.
No, believe me, the old Chromium in Wheezy has hardware acceleration everywhere. I just tried it a few days ago on a Raspberry Pi 2. It is not just some lines of text in flags:gpu tab - you can feel the speed. Super smooth scrolling everywhere; compared to this current build it was like night and day. I mean, why would I lie? You can test it yourself at any time. Install the current Wheezy and Chromium, and you will see that it is at lightning speed. Desktop performance, only when there is a lot of pictures you will see some slowdown. And it crashes a lot.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:04 pm
by fruitoftheloom
Deleted as irrelevent ;)

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:23 pm
by kusti8
Yep, it is hardware accelerated for the Wheezy version. I'm going to see if I have a shot at compiling it with hardware acceleration.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:50 pm
by expandables
Which version of wheezy is hardware accelerated?
:mrgreen:

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:56 pm
by kusti8
expandables wrote:Which version of wheezy is hardware accelerated?
:mrgreen:
The latest :?:

I don't really get your question.

Edit: Look below at FoTL's answer.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:59 pm
by fruitoftheloom
expandables wrote:Which version of wheezy is hardware accelerated?
:mrgreen:
We are discussing Chromium Web Browser not Operating Systems :roll:

..in Raspbian Wheezy (for all RPi models) it is WebKit based version 22 which is available from the Repositories

http://imgur.com/XK03NKE

..in Raspbian Jessie (only RPi 2B ARMv7) it is Blink based version 45 which needs to be manually installed as of the date of this post

http://imgur.com/4ddA3gw

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 1:50 am
by expandables
I'm not an idiot :lol: I know you are discussing Chromium Web Browser. I was saying what version of chromium browser on wheezy has the hardware acceleration.
:mrgreen:

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 1:53 am
by kusti8
expandables wrote:I'm not an idiot :lol: I know you are discussing Chromium Web Browser. I was saying what version of chromium browser on wheezy has the hardware acceleration.
:mrgreen:
The version in the repos, not this guide. V22

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 2:05 am
by expandables
OK i am installing version 22 now to see how flash works with it also i was able to install your version of 45 on wheezy.
:mrgreen:

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 2:29 am
by expandables
Now i remember why i wanted to upgrade to a new version. Version 22 is pure horse manure :lol:
:mrgreen:

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:35 am
by fruitoftheloom
expandables wrote:OK i am installing version 22 now to see how flash works with it also i was able to install your version of 45 on wheezy.
:mrgreen:
Natively Abode Flash is not supported in any browser available in any Linux Distro suitable for the RPi ;)

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:42 am
by fruitoftheloom
expandables wrote:Now i remember why i wanted to upgrade to a new version. Version 22 is pure horse manure :lol:
:mrgreen:
Though at present the Blink Engine version of Chromium requires the ARMv7 architecture of the RPi 2B

There is a build for Raspbian Wheezy somewhere out there if this version 45 causes issues, but this post is actually about version 45 in Raspbian Jessie

Therefore can we go back on topic :?:

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:55 pm
by mokrancy
Thank you!
I copied the 'SELECT ALL' content into terminal window and after a few downloads from your dropbox links the package install completed. I found the cursor hanging on the end of a line at one point and after hitting 'Return' the process continued fine. I am now using Chrome, which after logging in copied all my bookmarks over.

Thanks again,
Mike

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2015 8:59 pm
by kusti8
kusti8 wrote:Yep, it is hardware accelerated for the Wheezy version. I'm going to see if I have a shot at compiling it with hardware acceleration.
I've just given up. I may be possible, but its taking too much time to compile it, and its so little reward anyways. This version runs fine without any acceleration.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2015 11:31 pm
by expandables
John Cena is the champ "Never give up!" :D
Chromium has a lot of functionality, I wish there was a good hardware accelerated version. :mrgreen:

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 12:37 pm
by kusti8
expandables wrote:John Cena is the champ "Never give up!" :D
Chromium has a lot of functionality, I wish there was a good hardware accelerated version. :mrgreen:
I don't think hardware acceleration would make too much of a difference.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 2:36 pm
by kusti8
kusti8 wrote:
kusti8 wrote:Yep, it is hardware accelerated for the Wheezy version. I'm going to see if I have a shot at compiling it with hardware acceleration.
I've just given up. I may be possible, but its taking too much time to compile it, and its so little reward anyways. This version runs fine without any acceleration.
Well, because I really have nothing to do today, I'm trying it again, this time compiling it on Ubuntu Linaro directly on the Pi instead of cross compiling. Fingers crossed.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2015 4:43 pm
by usultis
@kusti8
Any luck with that Chromium build? I'm also curious what will be the difference.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:40 pm
by kusti8
usultis wrote:@kusti8
Any luck with that Chromium build? I'm also curious what will be the difference.
I've had it compiling for 48 hours, but it seems to have crashed under the load. I'll make some adjustments and try again, but it may be a few days until it finishes.

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:34 pm
by usultis
Yeah, I recall from Ubuntu's launchpad that [armhf build][https://launchpadlibrarian.net/21920828 ... ING.txt.gz] takes them around 10h (I'm not sure what hardware do they use), still doing that on Raspberry Pi is "more demanding".
Let me know of the outcome, even if it fails I would like to take a look at the build steps necessary.