[MyL5] Unable to download updates for Librem 5 (not valid yet - invalid for another 2h)

Happy me, I have received my Librem 5 today and wanted to update PureOS after setting up the wifi connection (which required to set the date manually to make the wifi working).

When I am trying to update via console

sudo apt update

it fails with essentially this error message:

E: Release file for https://repo.pureos.net/pureos/dists/amber-security/InRelease is not valid yet
(invalid for another 1h 59min 12s). Updates for this repository will not be applied.

What is the reason for that (why is a release file unavailable for a 2 h)?

When I open the PureOS Store, select “updates” and choose “Download” near the “OS Updates” message I also get an error:

Unable to download updates:
E: https://repo.pureos.net/pureos amber-updates/main arm64 tzdata all
2020e-0+deb10u1 is not (yet) available
(404 Not Found [IP: 443])

And: What is the official way of installing updates?


Did you also changed the timezone or only the time? Maybe a reboot after that could help.

The official way for applying updates is through the PureOS store. However, command line apt update / upgrade does basically the same!

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Make sure the time is set on the Librem 5.

This usually happens when the batteries goes totally empty ( for me on Chestnut version ).

Then I retry sudo apt-update. Usually it goes away after time is sync properly.



I set back the date/time config to “automatic” after installing the WIFI with manual time/date setttings + changing the timezone.

After a reboot I could successfully apply the sudo apt update + sudo apt upgrade at the console.

Note that the updates in the PureOS store did not work but after updating the OS from the console the PureOS store says I am up-to-date and shows no more updates.

My PureOS is now Linux pureos 5.9.0-1-librem5 (Jan 19, 2021) (uname -a).

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