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Questions tagged [electron]

For questions related to Electron, which is a framework for creating native applications with web technologies like JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

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ubuntu server 14.04 xvfb japanese characters as squares after release upgrade

Why did Japanese fonts suddenly stop displaying correctly? Very difficult tough complex situation, at one time this gaggle was working, broke after a platform upgrade that coincided with a new code ...
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Install SSL Certificate for Electron Application

I'm currently building a debian installation package to deploy a electron application to our internal linux desktop machines (Ubuntu 16.04). The app contacts an internal server that uses certificates ...
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Where does the folder /usr/lib/windows95 come from and how can I get rid of it?

Trying to free some space on my root partition I stumbled across a folder named /usr/lib/windows95 It contains the following files: -rw-r--r-- 1 4,2K blink_image_resources_200_percent.pak -rw-r--...
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How can a blacklist of programs be defined for halting if RAM memory usage goes beyond a certain point?

My computers have been freezing too much because of a lack of RAM. I need this to happen less. I am aware that the system in this high-RAM usage state is technically still solving the problem via SSD ...
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pcilib issue with Electon based apps under Ubuntu 18.04

I recently installed ubuntu 18.04 and noticed that the apps developed using Electron (Visual Code, Atom, etc ..) have several problems related to pcilib The usual error message says : pcilib: Cannot ...
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Failed to build snap package: The linker version '2.23' used by the base 'core' is incompatible with files in this snap

I am trying to build a snap package of electron app by using https://github.com/electron-userland/electron-installer-snap, but it results in following error: Priming desktop-gtk3 Files from the build ...
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How do I create a symlink from my app bin to /usr/bin?

So I have a deb package built using electron-installer-debian. When I sudo dpkg -i app.deb, it's unpacked in /usr/lib/myapp/myappbin and there's no symbolic link created. How do make it so the ...
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All electron based apps have stopped working, Ubuntu 18.04

I'm new to Linux and I've spent the last couple of weeks installing, reinstalling, trying different Desktop Environments, and setting up a personal cloud server. Along the way the applications I've ...
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How to run my snap application on startup

I have a snapcraft application build on top of electronJs. I would like that application to run on startup. I tried to directly drop a app_name.desktop file inside the current user config/autostart ...
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(electron:12387): Gtk-WARNING **: 11:39:44.860: cannot open display [duplicate]

I started learning electron,and I wanted to use yarn instead of npm, but... I can't make working the command yarn start Output: (electron:41): Gtk-WARNING **: 11:52:13.790: cannot open display: ...
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How can custom compose key combinations be defined for all applications?

Supposedly, new custom compose key combinations can be defined in the ~/.XCompose file. This seems to work well for GTK applications like gedit, firefox and gnome-terminal. But it isn't working for ...
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Install Electron.JS without internet connection

Is there a way to install Electron JS without Internet connection, in order to build app in an offline environment ?
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installing electron through npm error [duplicate]

I was trying to install Electron using NPM, and this showed up: adi@LMToshi2 ~ $ npm install electron --save-dev --save-exact npm ERR! Linux 4.8.0-53-generic npm ERR! argv "/usr/bin/nodejs" "/usr/bin/...
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All electron apps crash me to login screen

Basically, as the title says, any electron app I try to run (atom, slack and vscode specifically) crash me out to the desktop. I was able to run slack for a long time on my machine, but when I ...
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Bring application that has been closed (hidden) to front

As Electron based apps have trouble using the "systray"/tray icons in Gnome, closing (pressing X) on such applications lead effectively to them being hidden, as they also disappear from the ...
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Electron Snap file is not build after running command

https://gist.github.com/popey/7803cfbda9b337fab792c403e50e4709 Im following this tutorial. After running npm run dist terminal outputs missing script: dist After running npm run lint since it is ...
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How can I install npm on 17.10?

I just wanted to install npm via terminal and now I am just stuck with some dependencies. It wants me to install a few dependencies, for example: libssl1.0-dev nodejs-dev node-gyp Even if I try to ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 .desktop wont launch electron app

I have created a simple .desktop file to launch an Electron app I am building. This should work, but launching from the .desktop doesn't seem to do anything. Other .desktop launchers seem to work. #!...
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Electron `chrome --type=renderer --field-trial-handle=…` won't shut down, eats up Memory

I am trying to build an app with electron. When I do this, however, it appears that several chrome processes are created that don't shut down after closing electron. These processes eat up a lot of ...
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Electron - Cannot run application on Ubuntu 64-bit

I have an executable file, that I create using Electron Packager, named "SteamCMD GUI". When I attempt to double-click it, it won't execute, but Ubuntu tries to execute it using PyPar2. Next, I typed ...
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Compress PDF files without Ghostscript

I would like to compress PDF files in my Node.JS application which will be generated by electron. I tried to compress these files with Ghostscript which worked fine btw but I cannot use this ...
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Keyboard shortcuts stop working intermittently

edit: As can be seen from the answer, this actually had nothing to do with standby or hibernation, but rather that it correlated with me often closing the app window (which triggered the bug) before ...
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AppIndicators not working for Electron applications (Skype for Linux, Discord etc.)

On upgrade to Ubuntu 17.04, AppIndicators for Electron applications are no longer working. I can't see the Discord AppIndicator, for example.
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What package do I need to install to have spell-checking work in Gitbook Editor?

I installed Gitbook Editor. The screenshots show that Gitbook Editor has spell-checking support on Linux. I checked the settings to enable spell-checking but I still don't have spell-checking ...
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Add an Electron app to Favorites (Gnome Shell)

Hello :) Anyone know why I can't add those Electron apps to Favorites in Gnome Shell?
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Electron App as PPA

I've been doing some research: You can't build PPA's from a Node.js application. Apparently, this is not a rule, since there are a few projects that have successfully achieve this. WebUDP8 is an ...
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Change order of electron tray icons

A few questions regarding ordering of the tray icons already have been asked (see here for example). This usually works great, electron apps behave somehow differently. When running an electron app (e....
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Notifications not showing up properly in Slack and other Electron apps

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. Every this is working fine but I am not getting slack notification properly. I am getting slack notification like alert box like shown in below picture. ...
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Electron apps show notify-osd notifications incorrectly [duplicate]

I use Nylas N1 email client which is built using Electron. It used to present me with notify-osd notifications on Ubuntu 15.10. However, since the upgrade notifications look as follows: