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    Error while loading shared library libnss3.so running Cypress in Ubuntu

    When attempting to run Cypress in Ubuntu:

    Problem

    /home/wilco/.cache/Cypress/4.12.1/Cypress/Cypress: error while loading shared libraries: libnss3.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

    Solution

    sudo apt install libgconf-2-4 libatk1.0-0 libatk-bridge2.0-0 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 libgtk-3-0 libgbm-dev libnss3-dev libxss-dev

    What you're installing

    • libgconf-2-4: GNOME configuration database system (shared libraries).
    • libatk1.0-0: ATK accessibility toolkit.
    • libatk-bridge2.0-0: AT-SPI 2 toolkit bridge (shared library).
    • libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0: GDK Pixbuf library.
    • libgtk-3-0: GTK+ graphical user interface library.
    • libgbm-dev: Generic buffer management API (development files).
    • libnss3-dev: Development files for the Network Security Service libraries.
    • libxss-dev: X11 Screen Saver extension library (development headers)