412 - vfs Your instance seems to be missing the 'zip' utility

workspace

#1

Im trying to download a project im included in and when I go to file > download project this error gets thrown -

Precondition Failed 412 - vfs Your instance seems to be missing the 'zip' utility If you are using an SSH workspace, please do: 'sudo apt-get install zip'

when I then do sudo apt-get install zip this error gets thrown -

 Reading package lists... Done
 Building dependency tree
 Reading state information... Done
 Package zip is not available, but is referred to by another package.
 This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
 is only available from another source
 E: Package 'zip' has no installation candidate

#2

try running sudo apt-get update, before install.
Alternatively you can change download format to tar


#3

thanks, changing it to tar worked :slight_smile: