I'm used to google chrome, so I downloaded it onto my sles 11 sp3. when I want to install it, I get the following issue.

Problem: google-chrome-stable-43.0.2357.125-1.x86_64 requires libX11.so.6()(64bit), but this requirement cannot be provided
  uninstallable providers: xorg-x11-libX11-7.4-5.9.1.x86_64[SLES11-SP3-Pool]
 Solution 1: do not install google-chrome-stable-43.0.2357.125-1.x86_64
 Solution 2: break google-chrome-stable-43.0.2357.125-1.x86_64 by ignoring some of its dependencies

The problem is:

I can see package: xorg-x11-libX11 is installed in yast2, version is 7.4-

And I can see libX11.so.6 is sitting in /usr/lib64/,


Why is chrome still telling me libX11.so.6()(64bit) can't be provided?

And what does uninstallable providers: xorg-x11-libX11-7.4-5.9.1.x86_64[SLES11-SP3-Pool] mean? From what I see that the version installed: 7.4- is already higher than the version it requires.

  • Can you tell us the URL you downloaded the google-chrome-stable-43.0.2357.125-1.x86_64 package from? – Mark Plotnick Jun 15 '15 at 14:35
  • google.com/chrome, I selected 64 bit .rpm (For Fedora/openSUSE) version – Aaron Shen Jun 15 '15 at 22:43

This troubleshooting guide suggests it's either metadata cache corruption or genuinely broken package (missing 'provides: libX11.so.6()(64bit)').

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