Etcher fails to update

Etcher package from AUR fails to update via GUI Add/Remove Software.
I get this output:

Synchronizing package databases...
Refreshing AUR...
Cloning balena-etcher build files...
Generating balena-etcher information...
Checking balena-etcher dependencies...
Resolving dependencies...
Checking inter-conflicts...

Building balena-etcher...
==> Making package: balena-etcher 2:1.19.16-1 (ter 30 abr 2024 23:36:40)
==> Checking runtime dependencies...
==> Checking buildtime dependencies...
==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Updating etcher git repo...
  -> Found balena-etcher.desktop
==> Validating source files with sha256sums...
    etcher ... NOT FOUND
    balena-etcher.desktop ... Passed
==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!
Failed to build balena-etcher

Just updated Google Chrome before and it updated fine.
Any suggestions?


Now you can replace it with something that isnt an entire chromium browser stuffed with advertisements just for writing images.

But to the issue…

It seems to be that there is something wrong with (validating) your source.
Maybe you need to clean build.

Whenever there is an issue with a helper you can (should?) always try the manual method using makepkg.

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Any suggestion to replace Etcher by something better?

Anything really.

Depends on your use-case.

In the most general terms I like ventoy.
But that is a whole paradigm where you drop ISOs onto a dynamically partitioned drive.

Very simply one can just use dd.

If one wants a whole image-to-disk GUI in a simple interface (pretty much frontends for dd) then mintstick and imagewriter are known to be good. KDE also has its own as isoimagewriter.

I prefer ventoy, but popsicle is very good and has a small footprint.

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Yes I already use ventoy with several OS ISOs.
I also have imager-Rasberry Pi.
I will check those ones you mentioned.
Will be removing Etcher.

If you’re going to promote an app based on a small footprint, wouldn’t dd be a better fit? :wink:

If just using dd is considered: