[Bug 1522675] Re: /root/.synaptic/ not created due to locking status
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Wed May 4 06:06:33 UTC 2016
It's correct that it's a warning, but it is presented as an error. I get
a pop-up window that says "An error occurred".
I guess this is potentially a different bug as I see the same thing with
a warning about a weak digest algorithm similarly being presented as an
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/root/.synaptic/ not created due to locking status
Status in apt package in Ubuntu:
Status in synaptic package in Ubuntu:
Status in synaptic package in Debian:
Recently we got new versions for synaptic 0.82+build1 & apt 1.1.3, but
now get that error when installing/upgrading some packages:
Setting up libc6-dbg:amd64 (2.21-0ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.21-0ubuntu5) ...
W: Can't drop privileges for downloading as file '/root/.synaptic/tmp//tmp_cl' couldn't be accessed by user '_apt'. - pkgAcquire::Run (13: Permission denied)
From nautilus, i'm seeing a /root/ folder locked (x on its icon) and
the folder is empty (no /.synaptic/ sub-folder or file), so the above
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: synaptic 0.82+build1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.3.0-1.10-generic 4.3.0
Uname: Linux 4.3.0-1-generic x86_64
Date: Fri Dec 4 05:23:25 2015
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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