apt error doesn’t support architecture ‘i386’

On an Ubuntu server, when running “apt update” command, I got the following error message

This error is because the repository do not support i386. To fix the error, edit the file


Replace with


Solution 2: Remove i386 support

Check your architecture

If you are using 64 bit OS, you will see amd64.

Check if multiarch is enabled

If you get “i386”, you have multiarch enabled.

If you don’t have any i386 applications running, you can remove i386 support with

If you want to enable i386 support, you can run

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