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How to Fix 'Failed to Fetch' Google Chrome Apt Error

  • Google Chrome has pulled 32-bit Chrome builds from the official Chrome repo.
  • which gets added to Ubuntu Software Sources when the app is installed first time.

  • The ‘failed to fetch error that appears in the Terminal says:
“Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry ‘main/binary-i386/Packages’ in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file)
”Skipping acquire of configured file ‘main/binary-i386/Packages’ as repository ‘http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease’ doesn’t support architecture ‘i386’”

Fix Google Chrome Failed to Fetch apt-get error

# Add [arch=amd64] on following file
$ sudo vim /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
$ sudo apt-get update

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