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FS#71548 - Pidgin doesn't launch in GNOME

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Nicolas FORMICHELLA (stig124) - Monday, 19 July 2021, 20:26 GMT
Last edited by Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis) - Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 06:26 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture x86_64
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:
When installed, Pidgin doesn't launch, complaining about gstreamer_vulkan plugins and a plugin dir that can't be created

Additional info:
* Pidgin 2.14.6-1 | gnome-shell 40.2.0 | gstreamer-plugin-bad 1.18.4-9 | nvidia-utils 465.31-1

Log

Jul 19 22:06:17 blueflat pidgin.desktop[4336]: Couldn't create plugins dir
Jul 19 22:06:17 blueflat pidgin.desktop[4336]: **
Jul 19 22:06:17 blueflat pidgin.desktop[4336]: ERROR:../gst-plugins-bad/gst-libs/gst/vulkan/gstvkinstance.c:978:gst_vulkan_instance_open: assertion failed: (instance->n_physical_devices > 0)
Jul 19 22:06:17 blueflat pidgin.desktop[4336]: Bail out! ERROR:../gst-plugins-bad/gst-libs/gst/vulkan/gstvkinstance.c:978:gst_vulkan_instance_open: assertion failed: (instance->n_physical_devices > 0)
Jul 19 22:06:17 blueflat audit[4336]: ANOM_ABEND auid=1000 uid=1000 gid=1000 ses=4 pid=4336 comm="pidgin" exe="/usr/bin/pidgin" sig=6 res=1
Jul 19 22:06:17 blueflat kernel: audit: type=1701 audit(1626725177.827:264): auid=1000 uid=1000 gid=1000 ses=4 pid=4336 comm="pidgin" exe="/usr/bin/pidgin" sig=6 res=1
Jul 19 22:06:18 blueflat systemd-coredump[4360]: Process 4336 (pidgin) of user 1000 dumped core.
Found module pidginrc.so with build-id: 7f4bf62cec59c2c3c3f1538a60ec5a23aa2a7941
Found module pidgin with build-id: bde57da812b787735d8c49f01afd15d480bce134
#20 0x00005574525bb767 main (pidgin + 0x36767)
#22 0x00005574525bc0be _start (pidgin + 0x370be)


Steps to reproduce:

- Install pidgin
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Closed by  Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis)
Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 06:26 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#70423 

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