Nils Kassube kassube at
Mon Nov 14 16:07:44 UTC 2016

Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:06:33 +0100, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> >On So, 2016-11-13 at 16:24 +0100, Till Uhlmann wrote:
> >> "W: Can't drop privileges for downloading as file
> >> '/root/.synaptic/tmp//tmp_cl' couldn't be accessed by user '_apt'.

> since the operation anyway is done by root, anyway, there seems to be
> an issue with _apt, that could be fixed. Perhaps just owner:group of
> the file permissions need to be fixed.

Due to the path above, I think the culprit isn't apt but synaptic. It 
should probably use a path outside the /root directory.


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