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Failed to launch the browser process!

How can I use chrome for puppeteer in my nodejs application on the Apps Platform?

(node:27) UnhandledPromiseRejectionWarning: Error: Failed to launch the browser process!
/workspace/node_modules/puppeteer/.local-chromium/linux-856583/chrome-linux/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libnss3.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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Hello @temacoder

You won’t be able to launch puppeteer using buildpacks because it requires higher privileges to launch the browser. You might have to deploy the app using Dockerfile where you will be able to customize and install required packages.

We already had a similar discussion in our community and here is the link to it: Community Question related to Puppeteer

Best, Dikshith