google-chrome-stable amd64 .deb reports "Wrong architecture" and won't install

Bug #876677 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2011-10-17
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Bug Description

google-chrome-stable 14.0.835.202-r103287, Ubuntu Software Center 5.0.1.5

1. Download the Chrome "64 bit .deb" at <http://www.google.com/chrome/eula.html?platform=linux_ubuntu_x86_64>.
2. On a 64-bit Ubuntu installation, open the .deb.
3. In USC, click "Install".

What happens:
2. Ubuntu Software Center opens to a screen that shows:
    - the icon for something that is already installed, when it isn't
    - an "Install" button
    - the error message, "Wrong architecture 'amd64'".
3. The "Install" button becomes insensitive, but nothing else happens.

What should happen:
2. Chrome appears not installed and installable.
3. Chrome is installed.

For different errors when trying to install Chrome, see bug 868188, bug 696282, and bug 869683.

Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :
Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) wrote :

Hi mpt, I seem to be able to install Chrome with the latest version of Ubuntu Software Center in Precise. Please try again and let us know if you are still getting this error.

Thanks!

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for software-center (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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