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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.


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