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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.
> 
https://www.debian.org/releases/stable/amd64/release-notes/ch-information.en.html#apt-unpriv-acquire
> 
> By the way... Why is the VirtualBox Guest Utils package not available in 
> the official repositories?
> 
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=794466

However, there is now a backport:

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch-backports/virtualbox

Regards,

-Roberto

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Roberto C. Sánchez