[PC-BSD Dev] AppCafe (and Chromium)

Fabrizio Parrella fabrizio at bibivu.com
Wed Feb 13 11:24:36 PST 2013

I did update to the _1 and nothing, I did remove the old and reinstall 
the new and still nothing..

I am going to open the thread and see if maybe there is something I can 
do to figure out if there is another library breaking the rendering.

Thank you


On 02/13/2013 14:19, Bridger Dyson-Smith wrote:
> Hi Fabry,
> This sounds similar to my problem here 
> (http://forums.pcbsd.org/showthread.php?t=19296). Deleting the 
> Chromium PBI and reinstalling 24.0.1312.57_1 (note the _1) seems to 
> have fixed the problem. Kris explains the cause in the forum thread, 
> but to give it a rough summation: there was a bad library hanging out 
> in Chromium. He removed it & it seems to have fixed the issue.
> Bridger
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 2:15 PM, Fabrizio Parrella 
> <fabrizio at bibivu.com <mailto:fabrizio at bibivu.com>> wrote:
>     Sometime the App Cafe while it is checking for updates reaches
>     100% cpu usage, when I go and check what is going on I see that it
>     is trying to fetch from URLs that are not currently open from the
>     firewall/proxy or unreachable.
>     When this happens other 3 things at the same time happen too:
>      - Opening the AppCafe results in a grey/white page screen, seems
>     all scrambled and no icons or anything shows, only the Top menu
>      - Chromium stop displaying the rendered page, the menu works, the
>     tabs do have the icons, if I move the mouse around the "white
>     page" I see the cursor change and if I click I do see the URL
>     change and pages get called.
>      - LibreOffice and Open Office do not open right away, I have to
>     click on them at least twice, then kill the first process and the
>     second one open.
>     Those things always happen at the same time, I am not sure if the
>     hanging of the fetch is the cause or a symptom.  The only way to
>     recover from this status is to restart the computer.
>     Closing/Reopening the programs do not work.  When I close the
>     program all the processes are closed as well.
>     I tried to remove the content of the /tmp folder and /var/tmp
>     paying attention to the files needed by LXDE, but no success.  I
>     even tried to remove my chromium folder thinking it was chromium
>     the problem, but again nothing.  I did remove the config,
>     uninstalled chromium, close App Cafe and the Update Manager,
>      reinstalled chromium, still nothing, Log-Out and Log back in...
>     nothing...
>     I am reverting to Firefox for now, but it is a lot slower
>     rendering the pages and I am forced to close it every few hours as
>     the memory consumption gets too high.
>     I really do not think this is a chromium issue, but most likely
>     some library gets "messed up"
>     Fabry
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