How to get Chrome/Chromium to run as root on PiMP OS?
laroche.genie.it last edited by melt
Hi guys, I simply want to install my new Ledger Nano S on my PIMP OS (2.5) mining rig. To do so, I must install Google Chrome or Chromium. Both are installed and available in the Menu but none will open if I double click on it. All updates are made. Am I missing something ?
It is not recommended to use wallets on mining rigs. You should install that on your own workstation. Also, Firefox is installed, that should be supported.
On Ubuntu, Chrome/chromium will not run as root without a modification, if I recall. Try running
google-chrome --user-data-dirfrom terminal, and if this works, you can either modify your shortcut for that, or try this:
Open google-chrome located in /usr/bin with 'gedit', 'kate' or your favorite text editor:
--user-data-dirat the very end of the file. Mine looks like this:
exec -a "$0" "$HERE/chrome" "$@" --user-data-dir
- Save, close and voilà, you're done. Enjoy your favorite browser.
Also, Love the customization of your desktop conky, feel free to share it.
Thanks again for your support.
laroche.genie.it last edited by
Wow Thanks !! You're awesome !! Of course, it will be my pleasure to share my desktop Conkyrc.
Glad this worked for you, pimp.
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