Discover failed to fetch package information

Hi I wonder if anyone has encountered an error with Discover recently that states either or both of the following: " ‘package name; version; architecture; source’: could not find or read package" or “Error while fetching reviews: Error transferring ‘web address’ - server replied: Bad Gateway”.

I’m seeing this with all sources except for Flatpak.

An example of this is in the attached screenshot.

I have executed ‘sudo pacman -Syyu’ in an effort to fix this and have asked Uncle Google but haven’t come across this specific issue. I have also removed and reinstalled the Discover app using the add/remove Software application.

Attached system info below, and moved to the newer Kernel after the issue first appeared about a week ago now for me.

Operating System: Manjaro Linux
KDE Plasma Version: 5.26.2
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.99.0
Qt Version: 5.15.6
Kernel Version: 6.0.6-1-MANJARO (64-bit)
Graphics Platform: X11
Processors: 6 × AMD Ryzen 5 4500U with Radeon Graphics
Memory: 15.0 GiB of RAM
Graphics Processor: RENOIR
Manufacturer: HP
Product Name: HP ProBook 455 G7

Is there a way the verify the integrity of the system/packages that I’m too blind to see in the wiki or forum? Apologies if this has an obvious answer.

Thanks in advance.

PS the packages will still download and install as far as I can tell and run as expected.

Maybe this is related:

“Our hosting provider is experiencing an unplanned outage, affecting the availability of user-facing websites and API. CDN and main repo server are not affected. (18:18 UTC — Nov 10)”

Maybe not the advice you want to hear, but…

Don’t use Discover.

Use pacman or pamac instead. Those are the only two package managers officially supported in Manjaro. (yay is a wrapper around pacman and is also supported.)

Fair enough, I appreciate that. However, I have used it and find it useful for certain aspects of package management.

I’ve created a fresh VM today using the most recent KDE Plasma ISO for Manjaro and Discover works as it should.

Again, I understand what you’re saying and ultimately my system isn’t ‘broken’, it’s just not functioning as it previously was which is mildly frustrating.

Completely agree. If I find Discover installed it’s one of the first things I remove. My rule of thumb: launch the pamac gui, update the databases, see which updates are out there, launch konsole and do my updates from there.

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