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Problem with repository updates (Chrome)

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Hi, today I keep getting a warning on my updates:
Could not download all repository indexes
The repository may no longer be available or could not be contacted because of network problems. If available, an older version of the failed index will be used. Otherwise, the repository will be ignored. Check your network connection and ensure the repository address is correct in 'Repositories' under 'Settings'.
GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY A963A21CF174DF0DFailed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/d ... le/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file)
Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

How do Ideal with this and look at settings?

Thanks for reading hope you can assist.
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It's a "hiccup" caused by Google discontinuing support for 32-bit Chrome. Try refreshing Update Manager and if that fails, download and install a fresh copy of 64-bit Chrome, which probably contains a fix for that.
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Great thank you. I shall do that. I guess though its a delete and reload
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I don't think I am out of the woods here. I have another failure
http://i296.removed/albums/mm177/TheSma ... 1456920217

This is yet another. I seem to be having a bad day. Maybe I should just go and hibernate somewhere as i can foresee more problems arising

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Photon wrote:I don't think I am out of the woods here. I have another failure
http://i296.removed/albums/mm177/TheSma ... 1456920217

This is yet another. I seem to be having a bad day. Maybe I should just go and hibernate somewhere as i can foresee more problems arising

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Hi, I deleted the google rep but still getting the problem. I deleted Google Chrome then restarted LM and still had the same message! I deleted the rep from the links in the repos and then downloaded Google Chrome from its web site. I know I am no good at this stuff so need help to resolve thanks
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Having the same problem the file downloaded from http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/d ... le/Release does not contain any entry for main/binary-i386/Packages but the installed google-chrome is 64 bits O_o.

No problem with working with google-chrome I suggest that wait a few days to see if they correct or path the problem.
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noSoul wrote:No problem with working with google-chrome; I suggest that we wait a few days to see if they correct or patch the problem.
That's probably the best "solution".
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Thanks, it seems I have more than that problem though - or it may be the same as I am not sure. My sad old brain doesn't work anymore
http://i296.removed/albums/mm177/TheSma ... hltzm.jpeg

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See here for a possible work around.

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Brilliant guys. Thanks for the info. Bit late tonight so will resolve it all tomorrow. Wish I had brains then I would stop calling it brian
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This only worked for a single update. Uninstallation of 32-bit Google Chrome as recommended elsewhere accomplished nothing. Oh well...
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Thanks for this I hadn't dealt with it. It was still be a pain! I had told Google and they have not contacted me or had dealt with this problem. If I didn't need for Gaia TV I would delete all Google and that would be the end of their software and their problems.
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@Photon: that's not a permanent solution; within a day it'll reset to the original line. This solution should be permanent:

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gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
Comment out the existing repo line with a hash tag:

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# deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
Save and close.

Then create another list file with a slightly different name, which won't be overwritten because of that name difference:

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gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/chrome.list
Copy/paste this line into it:

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deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
Save and close.

(slightly improved version of the solution published at Distrowatch: http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20160307#news )

But as I already said, it's probably best to just wait until Google fixes this. After all, it's an innocent bug which doesn't prevent you from getting updates for Google Chrome....
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Re: Problem with repository updates (Chrome)

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I must be totally dumb and you can shout it back to me. I suffer from dyslexia and when I read things they often don't make sense:
I did this
deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
deb [amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
But then did the [amd64] as above. I got this in the terminal when I did sudo apt-get update. E: Malformed line 3 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list ([amd64] is not an assignment)
I have tried several options but it aint working. Which means as usual I have to call on you guys with more brain power than my pea brain. So what did I do wrong?
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dave31175 wrote:
This only worked for a single update. Uninstallation of 32-bit Google Chrome as recommended elsewhere accomplished nothing. Oh well...
Brilliant I shall await the 64bit as I have everything straight now. Bit of a pain as Gaia state that it has to be Google Chrome on Linux, yet it is fine on windows to use Firefox! Unbelievable! Thank you again
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