Upgrade Xbian installation to support Raspberry Pi 3

Recently I bought two Raspberry Pi 3 devices, one for my RetroPie gaming center and one for my Kodi / Xbian always-on media-center.

Retropie with version 3.6 came out of the box with Raspberry Pi 3 support, so it was an easy to replace old unit with new one.

Xbian needs new kernel package (4.4.4+) to support Raspberry Pi 3. There are two ways to get your Xbian to support your new device: Continue reading “Upgrade Xbian installation to support Raspberry Pi 3”

Fix failed to fetch Google Chrome packages under Debian

Google decided to drop 32bit support for Chrome lately my Debian Jessie is giving me following errors when doing apt-get update

W: 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)

To fix the issue you need to edit following file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list and change the line:

deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main


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

Save your file and do normal apt-get update.

It seems that the change in google-chrome.list gets overwritten somehow, so I recommend you to set read only permissions on the file with:

chmod 444 /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list

Remember just next time if you need to modify this file to add write permissions back.