Package Details: kiwix-bin 0.10-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/kiwix-bin.git (read-only)
Package Base: kiwix-bin
Description: Offline reader for Web content. It's especially intended to make Wikipedia available offline.
Upstream URL: http://www.kiwix.org
Licenses: GPL3
Conflicts: kiwix
Provides: kiwix
Submitter: felihommen
Maintainer: nic96
Last Packager: nic96
Votes: 44
Popularity: 0.583669
First Submitted: 2012-03-30 11:14
Last Updated: 2018-09-22 23:17

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ToffeeYogurtPots commented on 2018-11-30 07:36

Broken for me, very few zim files will actually load. For example, "Unable to load wikipedia_en_all_novid_2018-10.zim. Are you sure this is a ZIM file?". Same for most new zim files.

Also getting segmentation faults whenever I try to index one of the working zim's.

nic96 commented on 2018-09-22 23:19

updated

a216 commented on 2018-09-22 21:50

Any version updates? I think a bugfix for the latest wikipedia zim file opening occurred in August 2018, and I would love to have it for my PC. Thanks!

nic96 commented on 2018-03-03 22:45

@yesday It should be fixed now.

yesday commented on 2018-03-03 21:36

==> Making package: kiwix-bin 0.9-3 (Sat 3 Mar 21:33:54 GMT 2018) ==> Checking runtime dependencies... ==> Checking buildtime dependencies... ==> Retrieving sources... -> Found kiwix-0.9-linux-x86_64.tar.bz2 -> Found kiwix.desktop ==> Validating source files with md5sums... kiwix-0.9-linux-x86_64.tar.bz2 ... FAILED kiwix.desktop ... Passed ==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check! :: Unable to build kiwix-bin - makepkg exited with code: 1

Asher256 commented on 2017-10-25 19:12

@nic96: Kiwix works perfectly now! Thank you nic96.

nic96 commented on 2017-10-10 19:18

@Asher256: Done

Asher256 commented on 2017-09-09 15:30

@THS: thanks for the fix.

@to the maintainers 'nic96' and 'felihommen': it could be interesting to add "ln -sf /usr/lib/libz.so.1 /usr/lib/kiwix/xulrunner/libz.so.1" + 'zlib' dependency to the PKGBUILD, to fix the issue reported in the comments permanently (the issue: "/usr/lib/kiwix/xulrunner/libz.so.1: version `ZLIB_1.2.9' not found (required by /usr/lib/libpng16.so.16...").

stardiviner commented on 2017-08-11 01:04

@THS , thanks your workaround. That fix my problem.

THS commented on 2017-07-27 16:11

If you want to get the this version working just replace the libz.so.1 with the current one.

sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/libz.so.1 /usr/lib/kiwix/xulrunner/libz.so.1

Now Kiwix is functional again.