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Flapi fix if fail to register with flathub

July 01, 2023 — BarryK

There is discussion of a couple of flatpaks here, and failure to register with

There is a fault in Flapi; if failed to register with, Flapi should not have then been allowed to download and install apps. Federico was getting the failure, then continued to download apps, which then did not work.

I have fixed /usr/local/flatpak/flatpak script so that if there is a failure to register, then apps cannot be installed:

If you want to apply this fix now, it can be downloaded from here; click on the "Raw" button:

The first link to forum discussion reports a failure due to "unacceptable TLS certificate", which Federico fixed by changing time to sync from the Internet (see page 4). Why this fixed it for him, I have no idea.

As far as I know, only two, maybe three, people have reported this failure. The registration with flathub works fine for me and most users. Why failure for just those few people?

Flapi now puts up a window to run Qsync, to sync time from the Internet, if registration with has failed:      

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