How to Fix Flatpak Installation Error

1 min

A definitive fix for the Flatpak installation error: runtime/org.freedesktop.Platform/x86_64/1.6 not installed.

Fix for Flatpak Installation Error

Flatpak is a new way of distributing apps in Linux ecosystem and while enabling Flatpak you may face some unwanted errors like below:

error: runtime/org.freedesktop.Platform/x86_64/1.6 not installed

If you interrupt the process while enabling Flatpak repositories due to some reasons e.g. internet connectivity lost etc, the Flatpak installation remains incomplete and may unstable your system. There is a likely chance that you may get above error while installing any Flatpak apps after you encountered above error.


If you face the above error, run the below command from the terminal and reboot the computer. This command would correct any missing packages/errors and make your system usable for Flatpak.

flatpak update -v

After reboot, try to perform the operation which you were trying to do. It would be resolved.

If this solved your error, let me know using the comment box below.

We bring the latest tech, software news and stuff that matters. Stay in touch via Telegram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook and never miss an update!

Join our Telegram channel and stay informed on the move.

Also Read

SEE ALSO:   Souk - New Independent Flatpak App Store Coming to GNOME

Like it? Share with your friends!


Creator of All time Linux user and open-source supporter. Connect with me via Telegram, Twitter, LinkedIn, or send us an email.
Notify of

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x