Package Details: webtorrent-desktop 0.20.0-3

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/webtorrent-desktop.git (read-only)
Package Base: webtorrent-desktop
Description: Streaming torrent client.
Upstream URL: https://webtorrent.io/desktop
Licenses: MIT
Conflicts: webtorrent-desktop-bin, webtorrent-desktop-git
Submitter: 314eter
Maintainer: 314eter
Last Packager: 314eter
Votes: 17
Popularity: 0.686306
First Submitted: 2016-04-07 00:02
Last Updated: 2019-05-15 12:02

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diegovincent commented on 2019-06-13 22:31

Same as @curiosity. If I try to run it without sudo from the console, nothing gets output to stdout.

314eter commented on 2019-06-05 22:08

@curiosity It works for me. Do you get an error message?

curiosity commented on 2019-06-04 14:38

won't run from menu, won't run from command line as user, will only run as root/sudo.

qark commented on 2019-05-05 16:36

This fixes work with electron 4: https://github.com/webtorrent/webtorrent-desktop/issues/1564#issuecomment-489404377

314eter commented on 2019-04-12 22:31

It works with electron2

qark commented on 2019-04-12 20:28

Doesn't work with current (4.1.1) electron. Probably switch to https://github.com/webtorrent/webtorrent-desktop/tree/greenkeeper/electron-4.1.1 branch might fix that.

Kutabe commented on 2018-06-28 00:07

add npm to make depends

KayleePop commented on 2018-04-21 19:56

Consider using this patch to fix tray functionality on arch. https://pastebin.com/nUUuCUXu

A debian specific check is done in the js code to check that libappindicator1 is installed which always fails on non-debian systems. This patch simply bypasses the check.

If libnotify isn't installed, then the webtorrent window will close without killing the process, but it's already a dependency of the electron package, so it's not an issue.

alex4o commented on 2017-08-13 10:50

gets stuck on:
> node ./download-chromedriver.js

Anonymous comment on 2017-04-10 22:04

hi
im having issues with this pkg on gnome
please remove the Path= lines from webtorrent-desktop.desktop, and change the second line of the webtorrent-desktop script to:

exec electron /usr/lib/webtorrent-desktop "$@"

thx