> Hi everyone,
> From what I've read, gst-browser could be a handy debugging tool. It
> appears to be broken. No biggie. I'm just documenting my find.
> $ gst-browser
> Gtk-Message: 17:44:10.276: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"
> Object: CFunctionDescriptor new: 1 "<0x7fd9836d6750>" error: Invalid C
> call-out g_date_get_type
> You could also try an older version of Ubuntu or
> https://ubuntu-mate.org/about/ which is a fork of GNOME-2 (MATE) on
> I haven't used Ubuntu MATE (https://ubuntu-mate.org) but it may have the
> necessary GTK2 libs.
> > I don't know enough about GTK but in your case I'd check whether the old
> > GTK+-2.0
> > canberra-gtk-module is installed on your Ubuntu system.
> Basically gst-browser is not broken, but the OS Ubuntu you are using,
> may be missing some installed libraries or desktop environment ...
> In my opinion "gst-browser" (VisualGST) is a nice addition to GNU
> but it does not seem essential in the GNU smalltalk philosophy,
> of a basic Smalltalk on top of Emacs/CLI etc.
i have not done such a thorough evaluation since then; but i
suspect that it has been broken on those distros ever since -
however, it is worth noting that it was working on arch/parabola
at that time; and it still is