Package Details: webcord 4.8.0-2

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/webcord.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: webcord
Description: A Discord and SpaceBar Electron-based client implemented without Discord API
Upstream URL: https://github.com/SpacingBat3/WebCord
Keywords: discord electron spacebar webcord
Licenses: MIT
Submitter: Hanabishi
Maintainer: Hanabishi
Last Packager: Hanabishi
Votes: 36
Popularity: 1.36
First Submitted: 2021-11-06 15:32 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2024-03-06 20:26 (UTC)

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Hanabishi commented on 2024-03-06 20:28 (UTC)

The issue was resolved, so I bumped the dependency to Electron 29. Let's hope it won't explode 🙂

avgfossenjoyer commented on 2024-03-03 20:50 (UTC)

Ah, I was not aware of that. I built it with electron29-bin instead so I assumed electron29 would have the same behavior.

Hanabishi commented on 2024-03-03 00:56 (UTC) (edited on 2024-03-03 01:13 (UTC) by Hanabishi)

There is an issue in official electron29 package. It is pretty much unusable currently as it simply crashes on launch.

You can try it yourself though, if you are feeling lucky. Edit the 1st line in the PKGBUILD to use electron29. Report if you succeed 🙂

avgfossenjoyer commented on 2024-03-03 00:48 (UTC)

Could you update the electron dependency to v29 for screensharing? Owner comment: https://github.com/SpacingBat3/WebCord/issues/154#issuecomment-1957999678

Hanabishi commented on 2023-10-31 11:53 (UTC) (edited on 2023-10-31 11:54 (UTC) by Hanabishi)

If you want individual flags for Webcord, it is simpler to copy webcord.desktop into ~/.local/share/applications/ and edit Exec= line how you want.

User's local webcord.desktop file will take precedence over the installed one. https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Desktop_entries#Modify_desktop_files

Toesmasher commented on 2023-10-31 11:44 (UTC)

Understood, previous comment withdrawn :-)

Hanabishi commented on 2023-10-31 11:42 (UTC)

This is how official packages do it.

https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Wayland#Electron

Toesmasher commented on 2023-10-31 11:37 (UTC)

The current implementation of reading user flags currently reads electron25-flags.conf. While I can confirm that the reading of flags works as expected, including the electron version in the file name is not something I've seen in any other package. I would suggest simply using electron-flags.conf.

Hanabishi commented on 2023-10-31 10:43 (UTC)

Implemented reading of global electron flags.

Hanabishi commented on 2023-10-31 09:28 (UTC)

Not sure about webcord-flags.conf, but picking up global electron flags sounds like a good idea.