Whonix fails to update (Could not handshake)


I get this strange message error when trying to update whonix templates:

user@host:~$ sudo apt-get update
Get:1 tor+https://deb.debian.org/debian-security buster/updates InRelease [65.4 kB]
Hit:2 tor+https://deb.whonix.org buster InRelease                              
Get:3 tor+https://deb.debian.org/debian buster-updates InRelease [51.9 kB]     
Hit:4 tor+https://deb.debian.org/debian buster InRelease                       
Ign:5 https://deb.qubes-os.org/r4.0/vm buster InRelease                        
Err:6 https://deb.qubes-os.org/r4.0/vm buster Release
  Could not handshake: The TLS connection was non-properly terminated. [IP: 8082]
Reading package lists... Done                        
E: The repository 'https://deb.qubes-os.org/r4.0/vm buster Release' no longer has a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

I am suspecting an outage on deb.qubes-os.org, since I am also having troubles updating my Debian template.
Does anyone have a clue about what is going on here ?


Yes, this appears to be due to the outage: Yum.qubes-os.org outage

I thought so… I was able to perform a Fedora 33 template update around 6:50AM UTC this morning, but after that, nothing was working anymore.

@adw are you sure? As far as I understand it, whonix uses debian packages, which are not yum.

Maybe I’m wrong, but as I understood from what’s is stated here: Yum.qubes-os.org outage (updates not working) the problem comes from an outage with the hosting provider. It could therefore affect yum.qubes-os.org as well as deb.qubes-os.org.

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If that’s the case we better extend the announcement.

-ws updates fine here

Yes, my Debian updates were failing with the same messages during the outage. Now all is working.

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