How to fix corrupt packet error for with rsync for large files

In order to have local copies of my web pages hosted on VPS I have configured rsync cronjob to sync everything during the night to my local box.

Sometimes with larger files you can encounter errors like these:

Received disconnect from [YOUR_IP]: 2: Packet corrupt
rsync: [sender] write error: Broken pipe (32)
rsync error: unexplained error (code 255) at io.c(820) [sender=3.1.1]

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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 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 stable main


deb [arch=amd64] 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.