I installed gnome-chess and I get a
segmentation fault (core dumped) whenever I try to run it. I have never had a seg fault before and I don’t really know how to go about fixing it. Any help would be appreciated.
inxi output: https://clbin.com/ykcHD
Do you have the following packages already installed as well?
gtk4 libadwaita librsvg
It’s rare, but I’m noticing one or two Gnome apps not working or showing strange behavior/theme issues when running an updated Gnome 42 app on an install that is still running Gnome 41, or in your case i3. so that could be part of it. I didn’t see anything familiar to this on their GitLab unfortunately (https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-chess/-/issues).
I went ahead and installed
gnuechess and it’s working fine for me on Gnome 41.
I’d recommend a few things: filing a bug upstream, downgrading to the version before the v42 update, or lastly if you really need a chess fix,
pychess is a decent alternative in the meantime till this gets sorted out.
I did have those installed and reinstalling didn’t seem to help. I downgraded
gnome-chess and the newest version that worked for me was 3.38.1-1.
I checked out
pychess and it seems pretty great and can use multiple different engines. I think I will stick with that. Thank you very much for the help.
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