Ubuntu – GitKraken and Kubuntu – installs but doesn’t run


I just tried to install GitKraken, but it doesn't run on Kubuntu 16.04.

When I run the program in terminal, I get the output:

state:  update-not-available
App load time: 448ms
state:  checking-for-update

At which point it freezes.

The linux_update file in /Home/.gitkraken contains the code:


Perhaps this is where the problem is occurring? The URL seems fine when I try to follow it myself. It simply is a download link for a RELEASES file that contains:


Any idea on why this is happening? Has anyone else experienced the same issue?

Best Answer

You may be missing libgnome-keyring try installing it with:

sudo apt install libgnome-keyring-common libgnome-keyring-dev