Package Details: franz-bin 5.7.0-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/franz-bin.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: franz-bin
Description: Franz is a free messaging app for services like WhatsApp, Slack, Messenger and many more
Upstream URL: https://meetfranz.com
Keywords: chat franz messenger
Licenses: Apache
Conflicts: franz
Submitter: uroybd
Maintainer: ogarcia
Last Packager: ogarcia
Votes: 38
Popularity: 0.012712
First Submitted: 2018-03-26 13:51
Last Updated: 2021-06-16 06:50

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ogarcia commented on 2018-12-03 09:57

If you get the following error at update time:

error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)
franz-bin: /usr/bin/franz exists in filesystem

Simply do:

sudo pacman -Rcs franz-bin
sudo rm /usr/bin/franz

And install franz-bin again.

The problem is that in previous version the /usr/bin/franz was created by the install file, this is bad idea because the package system don't know who owns this file. This is fixed in current version.

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jzbor commented on 2021-04-28 20:03

I think you have to add "provides=('franz')" to not conflict with other franz packages...

mbellido commented on 2020-11-17 11:27

fixed on: https://github.com/meetfranz/franz/releases/tag/v5.6.1

Kudlaty commented on 2020-11-15 14:38

With 5.6.0-1 on manjaro stable is some problems, other distro seems also affected: https://github.com/meetfranz/franz/issues/1924

chris_muc commented on 2020-11-10 07:12

I noticed that since some time there is no systray icon for franz (5.5.0-2). Is there anything that needs to be additionally installed to get the icon in notification area? (btw.using i3wm)

leyahanna commented on 2019-08-01 16:47

Hello I'm unable to update Franz, I get this message ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!

I've tried different times, I've tried removing Franz and reinstalling. but nothing works. What can I do? I'm on Kernel 4.19.60-1-MANJARO x86_64 and my Manjaro is up to date.

Here's the full build attempt:

Preparing... Cloning franz-bin build files... Checking franz-bin dependencies...

Building franz-bin... ==> Making package: franz-bin 5.2.0-1 (Thu 01 Aug 2019 07:44:48 PM EEST) ==> Checking runtime dependencies... ==> Checking buildtime dependencies... ==> Retrieving sources... -> Found franz_5.2.0_amd64.deb -> Found franz-bin.patch ==> Validating source files with sha256sums... franz_5.2.0_amd64.deb ... FAILED franz-bin.patch ... Passed ==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!

horaciohs commented on 2019-02-25 12:23

I could not install version 5.0.0-1 using yay (AUR helper) because it "thinks" 5.0.0_beta.24-1 is newer:

" -> franz-bin: local (5.0.0_beta.24-1) is newer than AUR (5.0.0-1)"

[IMHO that happens because char "_" (005F) is bigger than "-" (002D)]

kikislater commented on 2019-01-06 07:47

Got this message :

WhatsApp works with Google Chrome 36+ To use WhatsApp, update Chrome or use Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge or Opera.

ogarcia commented on 2018-12-03 09:57

If you get the following error at update time:

error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)
franz-bin: /usr/bin/franz exists in filesystem

Simply do:

sudo pacman -Rcs franz-bin
sudo rm /usr/bin/franz

And install franz-bin again.

The problem is that in previous version the /usr/bin/franz was created by the install file, this is bad idea because the package system don't know who owns this file. This is fixed in current version.

Kuchiriel commented on 2018-12-03 09:40

Need to put some procedure to remove the old files first.

I just reinstalled again after uninstall.

error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files) franz-bin: / usr / bin / franz exists in the file system Errors occurred, so no packages were updated.

erro: falha em submeter a transação (arquivos conflitantes) franz-bin: /usr/bin/franz existe no sistema de arquivos Ocorreram erros e, portanto, nenhum pacote foi atualizado.

ogarcia commented on 2018-10-21 09:44

@ucb the better solution is uninstall and reinstall. If you still have the same issue simply do a sudo rm /usr/bin/franz.

The problem is that in previous version the /usr/bin/franz was created by the install file, this is bad idea because the package system don't know who owns this file. This is fixed in current version.