Re: Bug#160705: apt: Wrong permission for /etc/apt/sources.list
On Thu, 12 Sep 2002, Pierre Machard wrote:
> strace say :
> open("/etc/apt/sources.list", O_RDONLY|O_LARGEFILE) = -1 EACCES
> +(Permission denied)
> apt-cache show is not working properly
> apt-cache search is not working porperly
> apt-get source doesn't work for common users
> /etc/apt/sources.list have the mode 600
> sources.list should have mode 644
Try 'chmod 644 /etc/apt/sources.list'
APT never writes to that file, so something else changed the permissions.