Paperspace desktop client doesn't start on Ubuntu 20.04

Installed paperspace client on Ubuntu 20.04. It starts, but has a blank screen.

Tried to start it from the command-line like this:

cd ~/Paperspace
./ --startup

Seeing the following error outputs:

[34704:34704:0709/] Network service crashed, restarting service.[34704:34704:0709/] Network service crashed, restarting service.

Any suggestions to resolve this?

Here’s the total output:

If you’re running Ubuntu 20.04 and would like to install the Paperspace application, you will need to install the libminizip library.

To do so, open a Terminal and run this command sudo apt install libminizip1.

If you’re getting an error that states ‘Aborted (Core Dumped),’ please refer to the workaround on this link.

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Hi! the solutions in your post weren’t enough to solve the issue.

I found a similar error ( reported on the qt website:

Ran the following command to find if mine was a similar issue related to non-existant locale:

strace -e trace=%file -f ./ --startup 2>&1 | grep qtwebengine_locales

Sure enough, found the following:

access("/home/gcharang/Paperspace/translations/qtwebengine_locales/en-IN.pak", F_OK) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)

The app was trying to access a non-existant locale file. So, I simply copied the en-US.pak file from /home/gcharang/Paperspace/translations/qtwebengine_locales/ and pasted it into the same directory with the name en-IN.pak

The app started without issues after that.