Re: Bug: updating Debian9 not "allowed".
- Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 08:08:59 -0400
- From: Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Bug: updating Debian9 not "allowed".
On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 11:50:05AM +0000, Joerg Desch wrote:
> I'm still running Debian 8 on all of my systems. Since it is time to
> switch to Debian 9, I've tried to have a first look at it. So I've
> installed the nonfree DVD-Image 9.2 within a VirtualBox container. All
> went fine, until I've tried to update the APT database.
> Both, apt and Synaptics updates fails. In both cases the error reports,
> that /etc/apt/trusted.gpg is not accessible by user "_apt".
> The recommendation I've found was to delete trusted.gpg.
> OK, this was a workaround for using apt. Both update and upgrade works
> without errors. Trying Synaptics leads to the previous behavior. The file
> trusted.gpg appears again and with this file, the error returns.
> By the way... Why is the VirtualBox Guest Utils package not available in
> the official repositories?
However, there is now a backport:
Roberto C. Sánchez