Unable to update fwupd pkg after full-upgrade to Crimson

I updated my sources.list and successfully upgrade my Librem Mini to Crimson today. Only issue I could see afterwords was a notice that fwupd pkg was held back and not up-gradable. I removed it and attempted to re-install. This is where I’m stuck;

$ sudo apt install -y fwupd
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 fwupd : Depends: libflashrom1 (>= 1.3.0) but it is not going to be installed
         Recommends: secureboot-db but it is not installable
         Recommends: fwupd-signed
         Recommends: jq but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
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You can download and verify PureOS ‘Crimson’ ISOs here:


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Thank you for posting that, for whatever reason I previously did not find any posts with information on where to obtain Crimson installers.

That said, I really am not excited about doing a clean installation because that would involve a tremendous amount of work and hassle getting everything reconfigured and dialed back in.

If anyone knows of a solution to the fwupd libflashrom1 dependency, or if fwupd is even necessary on a PureOS desktop install, please weigh in.

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