Package Details: albert 0.17.3-1

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Package Base: albert
Description: A sophisticated standalone keyboard launcher
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Licenses: GPL
Submitter: arcanis
Maintainer: arcanis
Last Packager: arcanis
Votes: 12
Popularity: 0.31
First Submitted: 2021-03-08 21:29 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2022-07-17 13:27 (UTC)

Latest Comments

macarius commented on 2022-06-14 19:11 (UTC) (edited on 2022-06-16 02:29 (UTC) by macarius)

Good day, I have a problem with albert. When I do a search and select it, albert closes automatically. I have to reopen albert to be able to use it, and this didn't happen before. Is it a general problem or is it just me who has this inconvenience? Albert Version 0.17.2, Kernel: 5.15.46-1-MANJARO

arcanis commented on 2022-03-31 13:49 (UTC)

fixed this specific case. Though I would note that official tree contains out-of-dated version of the plugin which leads to plugin not being able to load. I've added force checkout for them.

simonzack commented on 2022-03-31 12:03 (UTC) (edited on 2022-03-31 12:05 (UTC) by simonzack)

@arcanis Do you want to update the package to include the Python -> Jetbrains IDE Projects plugin? If not I can do that. I've got it working locally.

mqs commented on 2021-11-14 22:16 (UTC)

Hi! thank you for maintaining the package.

I just want to mention that there are a few python plugins for albert that are linked as submodules of albertlauncher/python, e.g. jetbrains_projects, that are currently empty/nonexistent in the final package, because they were not git submodule updated.

edwinclement08 commented on 2021-09-07 10:02 (UTC)

Thanks for the response, I was just curious of the various launchers available and didn't look deep into it.

arcanis commented on 2021-08-31 13:56 (UTC)

its optional and make dependecy ¯_(ツ)_/¯ you can remove it anytime as soon as you have compiled the package (and only in case if you are not buildin in clean chroot)

theduckchannel commented on 2021-08-31 13:40 (UTC)

Hey man, i refuse because virtualbox? I am need virtualbox-host-dkms to work with albert, one app launcher? WTF!!!

arcanis commented on 2021-07-05 21:53 (UTC) (edited on 2021-07-05 21:54 (UTC) by arcanis)

virtualbox plugin is linked against which is provided by virtualbox package. Also it requires VirtualBox_XPCOM.h header which is provided by virtualbox-sdk package.

Actually namcap literally says

albert W: Referenced library '' is an uninstalled dependency

but since this plugin is optional *.so will be never loaded if you didn't enable the plugin, it's an optional dependency. But both of them are required during package building. For more info kindly check its source code

Unflagging package. For the one without virtualbox dependency there is

irlittz commented on 2021-06-21 18:41 (UTC)

Are you guys idiots? virtualbox is an optional dependency, and it specifically says why it's needed: "VirtualBox plugin". Additionally virtualbox and virtualbox-sdk are make dependencies, most likely so the VirtualBox plugin can be built against it. You can inspect the PKGBUILD for christ's sake. "This is definitely suspicious"...

commented on 2021-05-12 06:20 (UTC)

Also wondering why this needs virtualbox!

edwinclement08 commented on 2021-04-30 16:19 (UTC)

why does this package need virtualbox?