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Old 01-29-2019, 05:54 PM   #16
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I ran into the same problem on my debian system and goofled to this posting.

In my case the fix was simple: chmod 777 on /tmp. The protections on /tmp somehow got changed so that only system had write access.
Old 03-19-2019, 05:49 AM   #17
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/tmp on tmpfs

I ran into the same problem on raspbian, I solved it by unmounting /tmp before using apt-get.

I suspect that the 500M /tmp in ram is not big enough for apt-get

It's an annoying solution having to unmount /tmp before using apt-get and remounting it afterwards, but on the raspberry with 1GB of ram I can't afford a bigger /tmp on tmpfs.

If you're not so short on ram you could try making /tmp bigger.


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