Re: amd64-archive (openoffice) dpkg ERROR HELPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP
"Brian R. Whitecotton" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> For some reason, Goswin's amd64-archive deb package is giving me grief that it
> didn't used to.
> I am running testing...
> My apt sources.list contains...
> deb http://amd64.debian.net/debian testing main contrib non-free
> deb-src http://amd64.debian.net/debian testing main contrib non-free
> uname -a gives:
> Linux Goliath 2.6.11-9-amd64-k8 #1 Wed Jun 29 17:33:01 CEST 2005 x86_64
> When I run <<< dpkg -i amd64-archive_0.2_amd64.deb >>> as root
> I have tried several versions of the archive including the most recent, all to
> no avail. The version below is the one that worked the last time I setup Oo.
> I get the following output...
> Goliath:/home/brianw# dpkg -i amd64-archive_0.2_amd64.deb
> (Reading database ... 115680 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace amd64-archive 0.2 (using amd64-archive_0.2_amd64.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement amd64-archive ...
> Setting up amd64-archive (0.2) ...
> gpg: fatal: can't create directory `//.gnupg': Permission denied
> secmem usage: 0/0 bytes in 0/0 blocks of pool 0/32768
> mkdir: cannot create directory `/var/lib/amd64-archive/conf': No such file or
This looks like the amd64-archive user is setup wrong. The HOME dir
seems to become / (maybe because the real one is missing) and then gpg
(run as amd64-archive) obviously fails.
The failure to create the conf subdir also indicates that the homedir
(/var/lib/amd64-archive) is missing.
The /etc/passwd should contain
and the FS should have
drwxr-xr-x 8 amd64-archive root 4.0K Jul 15 21:12 /var/lib/amd64-archive/
Try purging the package or removing the passwd entry manually to get a
> dpkg: error processing amd64-archive (--install):
> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> Any help would be greatly appreciated. There is so much that I do not
> understand YET! :-)
> Thank You in Advance!!!
> Brian R. Whitecotton