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Latest zoom update for Linux is crashing on startup on Fedora 35. The culprit seems to be related to electron builder. There is some ABI conflict with glibc 2.34 (known fact for other 3rd party apps too). Apparently, there has been a fix for this in electron some time ago. It is also related to the graphics driver used. It works fine on Intel HD but crashes with the NVIDIA propriety drivers. The previous version of zoom worked one but I cannot find a way to downgrade on Linux. Adding option --disable-seccomp-filter-sandbox makes it work. Please inform the developers.
I'm seeing Zoom 5.10.0 crash on Fedora 35 with nouveau. (I was about to switch to a nvidia driver, but based on the above, I don't think I'll bother.) Sometimes it locks up the whole machine, requiring a hard reboot. Other times, it runs a call for a while before crashing.
I found a crash report for when the machine locked up. See the attached screenshot which links to this report.
Same here. Manually downloading the installer instead of using Software brought up a crash report window rather than just flat crashing, but then the crash report window crashed before I could even report the crash (no I am not joking).
Ubuntu 22.04 nvidia 510 proprietary drivers; Zoom Meeting client 5.10 installed from Zoom's deb package crashes with:
GPU process isn't usable. Goodbye.
Running Zoom client with --disable-gpu-sandbox allows zoom to run, but obviously isn't a solution if you want xdg-open for all those zoom meeting launch buttons and links out there.
Again... fixed in electron awhile ago.
Zoom.. catch up please. Obviously, your 5.10 linux client was not tested on any common platform with an nvidia driver (pretty common folks).
When 5.10 crashes, it creates a crash report file (dump file). When you launch (with disabling sandboxing the GPU) the Zoom client again, it will offer to send the crash file with your comments to Zoom. I did that, but a flood of them might help them prioritize the need.
There are 2 other paths if you don't want to mess with this until Zoom gets around to fixing it:
1) uninstall zoom and install the version from flathub (cool to add flatpak support anyway):
sudo purge zoom
sudo apt install flatpak
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
sudo apt install gnome-software-plugin-flatpak
The version you can install from the gnome-software app will be 5.9 which for me does not exhibit the problem.
2) uninstall zoom and download and install Zoom's 5.9 client from Zoom's CDN.
sudo apt purge zoom
wget https://cdn.zoom.us/prod/126.96.36.1995/zoom_amd64.deb -O zoom_amd64_188.8.131.525.deb
sudo dpkg -i zoom_amd64_184.108.40.2065.deb
After either of these.. DON'T UPGRADE from 5.9 until you know Zoom has fixed their usage of an old stack. These at least will let you get back to work.
Just in case anyone @ Zoom is reading their own forums..... You just have to find the version of the electron which uses a updated chromium version which stops using clone3 system call. Just google it kids.. Not hard to fix.. just a packaging exercise.
The Ubuntu folks might beat you to it by patching glibc.
Please test next time!
As they should refuse to fix what ain't broken... I just know Zoom isn't the only laggard to package a later electron. Frustrating to know what Zoom should fix it, but be powerless to repackage for them. Zoom... If this was an open source project, we would fork and do it for you!