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Old 08-09-2018, 01:24 PM   #1
hapibeli
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can't update


apt-get update
Reading package lists... Done
W: chmod 0700 of directory /var/lib/apt/lists/partial failed - SetupAPTPartialDirectory (1: Operation not permitted)
E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied)
E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/
W: Problem unlinking the file /var/cache/apt/pkgcache.bin - RemoveCaches (13: Permission denied)
W: Problem unlinking the file /var/cache/apt/srcpkgcache.bin - RemoveCaches (13: Permission denied)
 
Old 08-09-2018, 01:26 PM   #2
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Location: Earth? I would say I hope so but I'm not so sure about that... I could just be a figment of your imagination too.
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Are you trying to update as the root user (or using sudo) ?
 
Old 08-10-2018, 04:31 PM   #3
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Well, I decided through the sources app to upgrade to Sylvia. Things "seem" to be working so far. We shall see! ����������
 
  


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