Package Details: amarok 2.9.71-1

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Package Base: amarok
Description: The powerful music player for KDE
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Licenses: GPL2, FDL, LGPL2.1
Submitter: arojas
Maintainer: frealgagu
Last Packager: frealgagu
Votes: 38
Popularity: 0.30
First Submitted: 2018-08-28 13:52
Last Updated: 2021-02-09 04:04

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frealgagu commented on 2020-12-05 22:44

I maintain the latest built package at:

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Bink commented on 2021-04-26 01:49

Has installed, but fails to start. May be an issue opening the MariaDB.

QtWebEngine::initialize() called with QCoreApplication object already created and should be call before. This is depreciated and may fail in the future.
Attribute Qt::AA_ShareOpenGLContexts must be set before QCoreApplication is created.
** amarok --debug                                                                           **
Got ERROR: "Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'mysql.servers' doesn't exist" errno: 2000
KCrash: crashing... crashRecursionCounter = 2
KCrash: Application Name = amarok path = /usr/bin pid = 368359
KCrash: Arguments: /usr/bin/amarok 
KCrash: Attempting to start /usr/lib/drkonqi
pa_write() failed while trying to wake up the mainloop: Bad file descriptor
pa_write() failed while trying to wake up the mainloop: Bad file descriptor
pa_write() failed while trying to wake up the mainloop: Bad file descriptor
Invalid write to eventfd: Bad file descriptor
Code should not be reached at ../pulseaudio/src/pulsecore/fdsem.c:199, function pa_fdsem_post(). Aborting.
Unable to start Dr. Konqi
Re-raising signal for core dump handling.
Aborted (core dumped)

JohnRobson commented on 2021-03-30 15:03

==> Retrieving sources...
-> Downloading amarok-2.9.71.tar.xz...
% Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  3054    0  3054    0     0   9310      0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:--  9282
==> Validating source files with sha256sums...
amarok-2.9.71.tar.xz ... FAILED
==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!
error downloading sources: amarok

frealgagu commented on 2020-12-05 22:44

I maintain the latest built package at:

fishnet37222 commented on 2020-09-11 09:49

I'm getting the following error when trying to install this. I have MySQL installed, so I don't know why it's happening.

CMake Error: The following variables are used in this project, but they are set to NOTFOUND.
Please set them or make sure they are set and tested correctly in the CMake files:
    linked by target "amarok_collection-mysqlcollection" in directory /home/dave/AUR/amarok/src/amarok-df34fd789a8cd14bea5482c88c85216b2ef791c9/src/core-impl/collections/db/sql/mysqlcollection
    linked by target "amarok_storage-mysqlestorage" in directory /home/dave/AUR/amarok/src/amarok-df34fd789a8cd14bea5482c88c85216b2ef791c9/src/core-impl/storage/sql/mysqlestorage

murdegern commented on 2020-05-13 19:13

I'm trying to build this with yay on archlinux 32, and it fails with this message:

CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-3.17/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:164 (message):
  Could NOT find KF5 (missing: NewStuff) (found suitable version "5.68.0",
  minimum required is "5.41.0")
Call Stack (most recent call first):
  /usr/share/cmake-3.17/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:445 (_FPHSA_FAILURE_MESSAGE)
  /usr/share/ECM/find-modules/FindKF5.cmake:110 (find_package_handle_standard_args)
  CMakeLists.txt:39 (find_package)

I have knewstuff 5.69.0-1.0 installed (not 5.68 like it says) - do you have any pointers?


frealgagu commented on 2020-03-06 16:52

@coxe87b it happens because taglib-extras is a dependency on AUR that can't be installed automatically by makepkg. If you use an AUR helper it do the work for you, otherwise you need to install taglib-extras manually. I recommend you do that installing it with --asdeps in order to use a weak reference to the new package in case you want to uninstall amarok in the future.

coxe87b commented on 2019-12-25 12:25

It would not make the package for me by default using makepkg -si as it threw an error saying that it was unable to solve dependencies. I had to manually install dependencies; libgpod, liblastfm-qt5, mariadb I then had to manually get the dependency "taglib-extras 1.0.1-7" through the AUR and make that package first. Only then was I able to proceed with the makepkg of amarok.

Henry78 commented on 2019-11-19 15:58

This package isn't building sucessfully for weeks. Did I miss something?

Latest problem:

CMake Error at /usr/lib64/cmake/Qt5/Qt5Config.cmake:28 (find_package):
  Could not find a package configuration file provided by "Qt5Script" with
  any of the following names:


  Add the installation prefix of "Qt5Script" to CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH or set
  "Qt5Script_DIR" to a directory containing one of the above files.  If
  "Qt5Script" provides a separate development package or SDK, be sure it has
  been installed.
Call Stack (most recent call first):
  CMakeLists.txt:31 (find_package)

The latest successful build (2019-10-01, 2.9.0.r376.457fbda25a-1) won't launch:

amarok: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

floppy5.25 commented on 2019-09-16 20:46

Thank you for updating the package. Few issues:

  • Lyrics are not working, On a debug console I get (for example):

amarok: BEGIN: void LyricsManager::lyricsLoaded(const QUrl&, const QByteArray&, const NetworkAccessManagerProxy::Error&) amarok: [WARNING] [LyricsManager] No track belongs to this url: " Sky Full of Stars" amarok: END__: void LyricsManager::lyricsLoaded(const QUrl&, const QByteArray&, const NetworkAccessManagerProxy::Error&) [Took: 0s]

  • Activating the Wikipedia applet will shoot CPU use through the roof.

As per another comment the above will be nice to have working but both issues seem to be upstream.

snack commented on 2019-09-15 13:38

@Tyomix I don't know if the functionality you describe is related to scripting. If you tell me which scripts you are using I can try to fix them, but being not an expert I can't promise anything.