There was an update for Google Chrome today, and it wasn't installable due to unresolved dependencies. How can I correct this?
Download dummy packages:
Then install them:
Then you can install Google Chrome:
See, I am also having this problem, and I did a little research of my own to see what the issue was. Also, I have the same exact errors that were posted.
As it turns out, the Google Code Developers for 32-bit Ubuntu/Debian Google Chrome "made a goof," and accidentally added those dependencies which are of 64-bit architecture, and inaccessible by 32-bit Ubuntu/Debian. The 64-bit program is working fine, as it turned out.
All we can do is wait until another update comes out that will fix this issue; I am currently waiting patiently, using Chromium as my backup. Make sure to update/install when a new Google Chrome version is released as it will possibly--and hopefully--fix this issue.
If you can not wait, I have read that the unstable/beta version of Chrome does not have this issue as it was resolved during the development of this new version. You can download it here.
I would only download that if you can not wait or use another browser until the stable update comes out.
You have probably encountered this bug: Wrong 64-bit dependencies on 32-bit version of Ubuntu. It's being worked on.
All I can suggest is that you keep watching that bug's progress and stay on your current version until it's well and truly fixed. There are a few comments there indicating that it's fixed but then look at a more recent bug report which has been merged into #304017, which is why I'm suggesting patience. If you wish, just
I was experiencing exactly the same problem, on two different 32-bit 12.04 machines; see Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04
However, I can report that as of noon EST on 23 Oct 2013, the problem seems to be resolved for me. The Chrome update could be selected, and it installed successfully.
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