[olug] python crashes. Anyone out there running google-chrome on CentOS RHEL that could do a quick test?

Rob Townley rob.townley at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 10:01:53 CST 2015

$ python
>>> help()
help> modules

Fails or segfaults on my CentOS/RHEL 7.1 system
Fails, but does not segfault on my CentOS6.7 system.

A buddy tested on his system and was not able to reproduce, so i started
thinking what is different about mine.  Almost every time, CentOS problems
can be traced back to something installed outside of software repositories.

Back in March, i ran a script that installs google-chrome, the script
installs a different set of C Libraries.  ( I do not recommend google
chrome on CentOS as it is very unstable and often slows my machine to a

Does anyone else have google-chrome installed on a RHEL derivative such as
CentOS or Scientific Linux and could report back the results of the above 3
line test?

Thank You.

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