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Old 05-24-2004, 05:46 PM   #1
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Norway/Hamar
Distribution: Debian Sarge :)
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is there something wrong with debian and apt today ?

when i do a apt-get update i get this error :

evensen:~# apt-get update
Hit testing/non-US/main Packages
Hit testing/non-US/main Release
Hit testing/non-US/main Sources
Hit testing/non-US/main Release
Hit testing/updates/main Packages
Hit testing/updates/main Release
Get:1 testing/main Packages
Err testing/main Packages
Unable to fetch file, server said '/debian/dists/testing/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz: Permission denied '
Get:2 testing/main Release
Ign testing/main Release
Get:3 testing/main Sources
Err testing/main Sources
Unable to fetch file, server said '/debian/dists/testing/main/source/Sources.gz: Permission denied '
Get:4 testing/main Release
Ign testing/main Release
Failed to fetch Unable to fetch file, server said '/debian/dists/testing/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz: Permission denied '
Failed to fetch Unable to fetch file, server said '/debian/dists/testing/main/source/Sources.gz: Permission denied '
Reading Package Lists... Done
E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

And yes, I am doing this as root, any sugestions ?
Old 05-24-2004, 07:55 PM   #2
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: austria
Distribution: debian
Posts: 667

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looks like they didn't set permissions right. go in there with ftp a doublecheck. send 'em a mail finally.



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