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It seems that there is no dedicated bug report page for Rstudio so I am posting it here. Hopefully this is the right place. This is related to this thread.
Rstudio needs gstreamer-0.1.0 to build but it is being deprecated in Ubuntu 16.10 and likely eventually will be in other distros as well because it is superseded by gstreamer-1.0, which is becoming the standard. gsteramer-0.1.0 has been kept around for a few years apparently just for legacy reason. Here is Ubuntu's reason for removing it from its repository
Is there any plan for Rstudio to switch to gstreamer-1.0?
I tried version 1.0.102. While it installed without issue, it wouldn't start. From terminal output it is still looking for gstreamer-0.10:
rstudio: error while loading shared libraries: libgstreamer-0.10.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
1.0.102 installs but won't start, still looking for gstreamer-0.1.0
1.0.105 won't even install, complaining that gstreamer-0.1.0 is missing.
Yeah, I ran into this. Any chance one of these builds will make it onto the RStudio Preview download page soon?
Unfortunately we have discovered that the libgstreamer dependency stems from RStudio's use of the Qt framework. We can't switch to gstreamer1.0 without alienating all the users who are currently on 0.1, and producing two different builds is confusing all around.
We're hoping to remove the libgstreamer dependency entirely in an upcoming release. Until then it's very possible to work around the problem just by installing both variations of the library side-by-side. Here are instructions for doing exactly this:
Any further news for rpm users like openSUSE? Tumbleweed has already removed gstreamer-0.10 from the official repositories.
To answerand revive this bug report, the issue exists as well on OpenSuse (I'm running TumbleWeed).
No workaround till now, I just can't use RStudio anymore :-((
Could we have some news from RStudio's team on a date for the next release with a switch to libgstreamer1 ?
Regarding Suse TumbleWeed, I installed the old Gstreamer with instructions from here:
It works now
But it would be better to have an rpm of Rstudio compliant with the newest version of Gstreamer...
The dependency to gstreamer0.10 is becoming a real problem in some linux distributions to install and run rstudio (I'm on archlinux). I saw the preview release still needs this obsolete package.
Could the developpers give some informations about this dependency? Can we expect to get rid of it in a next future?
Thanks in advance for your answers.
Hi all, we have a preview release now which addresses this issue:
Note that for compatibility reasons (we don't want to shut out 0.1 users) this is a separate release, so be sure to download the build for Xenial/Debian 9.
Let us know if you have any trouble!
Thank you very much!
I installed the debian 9 preview version on a 64 bits Archlinux system and it works fine.
I noticed that the deb contains the file data.tar.xz instead of data.tar.gz so I have to adapat the PKGBUILD to install it properly but it was simple solve the issue.
I just installed the preview version 1.0.151. After executing "rstudio" I still get the error message
"rstudio: error while loading shared libraries: libgstreamer-0.10.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory".
I am using SLES 12. Any idea what could help?
The preview release you linked us to contains the updated .deb but there isn't an updated .rpm is that correct?
It's still application-kaput for users of modern rpm-based distros?
It is hard to find gstreamer-0.10 in Tumbleweed repos and the liborc-test req is not in the repos!
But here is a "dirty and temporary" fix for rstudio-1.0.153 on openSUSE Tumbleweed - 64 bit:
3-) Then add repo:
4-) and install :
From that repo.
For the resolver break the dependency
Then run your rstudio!!!
Use it at your own risk! I really do not know what may be messed up!
All the best