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Re: Error Message

On 2019-04-11, Mark Fletcher <mark27q1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 07:03:08PM +0200, Michael Lee wrote:
>> Hello, I would like to know what I am supposed to do about this error
>> message. Would appreciate guidance.
>> M Lee
>> The repository 'http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian stretch/updates
It seems (after taking a quick gander) that that should be 'stretch-updates',
not stretch/updates (which doesn't exist).

Maybe this explains that (as they say here in French).

> Looking at the error message (the English part, I can't read the German) 
> I suspect the issue is the second part of the message, and the first 
> part complaining that ftp.de.debian.org doesn't have a Release file is 
> a red herring. It looks like ownership or permissions on your 
> /etc/apt/trusted.gpg file are dodgy. Have a look at ownership and 
> permissions on that file and, if it's not obvious to you what's wrong, 
> post here the output of ls -l /etc/apt/trusted.gpg and hopefully it will 
> be obvious to someone on here.
> Have you been making changes to your apt configuration recently? If you 
> have done anything in that area recently, describe that too as that may 
> have a bearing on the problem.
> Mark

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