Sync error using Brave on Linux 20.04lts desktop

Description of the issue:
Sync error using Brave on Linux 20.04lts desktop. Details below.

Steps to Reproduce

Click “Settings”. This opens “brave://sync” screen.

  1. Click the white “I have a Sync Code” button.
    Enter sync code.
  2. Click orange “Confirm Sync Code” button upon entering 24 word seed
    Actual Result
    After Step 3, an error message:
    “Couldn’t contact Sync servers
    You might be having network trouble, or there could be a problem with the Sync servers.”

Click “OK”, then go i can see my words again, and I get no further trying to press ‘OK’ again or starting from step 1 again

Expected result:
No error message. Complete steps 1-5, then connect to the sync server and synchronize bookmarks between devices i.s. successful syncing- as happens with the 24 words on other computers both identical and a laptop running Apple OSX

Reproduces how often:
Every time, on one of my HP xw8600 x64 computers 1 of 3 only

Brave Version(about:brave):
Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0.4103.116 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Reproducible on current live release
Yes. That’s what I’m using as above

Additional information
I uninstalled and reinstalled Brave. Same result.

I am successfully syncing on other PC and laptop, and using same server to connect the internet

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