Why are kde packages needed to instal Chrome?

I am running 12.2, using the XFCE desktop environment.

I have added the Google Chrome repository. When I try to install Chrome I get the following:

The following NEW packages are going to be installed:
glibc-i18ndata google-chrome-stable kdelibs3-default-style lsb qt3
xorg-x11-libs

The following recommended package was automatically selected:
kdelibs3-default-style

Anyone know why are the KDE related packages required?

On Tue, 05 Mar 2013 22:26:01 +0000, rick71 wrote:

> Anyone know why are the KDE related packages required?

Must be something to do with xfce, as on my 12.2 systems running GNOME/
KDE4, kdelibs3-default-style is not installed.

Jim


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I’m fairly sure XFCE is gtk based. I am not sure why it would need kde3libs. While looking again, it appears that kde3libs ins being pulled in by LSB, which doesn’t mske sense to me, either.

It makes sense. Qt3 is part of the LSB unless I am very much mistaken. It must just be a recommended package to have the kde3 styles along with it. You can choose to installed without recommends by running:

zypper in --no-recommends nameofpackage

On Wed, 06 Mar 2013 02:46:01 +0000, rick71 wrote:

> I’m fairly sure XFCE is gtk based. I am not sure why it would need
> kde3libs. While looking again, it appears that kde3libs ins being pulled
> in by LSB, which doesn’t mske sense to me, either.

Nor me, because as I said, I’ve got Chrome running on 12.2 here and that
kde3libs package isn’t installed here.

Which repository did you add, and how are you installing Chrome? (I
downloaded the RPM and installed it and let it add the repo on its own).

Jim


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That’s my way too. Is there any other way to add Chrome?

The kde3 stuff gets pulled in here too

All I can say is…So

URL: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/i386

I search for Chrome and select google-chrome-stable, and kdelins3-default-style, lsb, qt3, glibc-i18ndata and xorg-x11-libs are all select as dependencies.

@Jim: you’re probably running Chromium. GoogleEarth pulls in exactly the same libs.

On Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:16:02 +0000, Knurpht wrote:

> @Jim: you’re probably running Chromium. GoogleEarth pulls in exactly the
> same libs.

Only if Chromium is what’s downloaded from dl.google.com. :wink:

Jim

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On Wed, 06 Mar 2013 20:36:02 +0000, rick71 wrote:

> hendersj;2532366 Wrote:
>> On Wed, 06 Mar 2013 02:46:01 +0000, rick71 wrote:
>>
>> > I’m fairly sure XFCE is gtk based. I am not sure why it would need
>> > kde3libs. While looking again, it appears that kde3libs ins being
>> pulled
>> > in by LSB, which doesn’t mske sense to me, either.
>>
>> Nor me, because as I said, I’ve got Chrome running on 12.2 here and
>> that kde3libs package isn’t installed here.
>>
>> Which repository did you add, and how are you installing Chrome? (I
>> downloaded the RPM and installed it and let it add the repo on its
>> own).
>>
>>
> URL: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/i386
>
> I search for Chrome and select google-chrome-stable, and
> kdelins3-default-style, lsb, qt3, glibc-i18ndata and xorg-x11-libs are
> all select as dependencies.

I would be inclined to download the RPM and install it manually, then let
it add the repository.

Jim


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