[EpiData-list] epidatamanager: control-file-has-bad-permissions

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Thu Sep 5 13:04:42 CDT 2013

Is your problem only with EpiData Manager or also for EntryClient ?

I have no problems installing on Xubuntu 13.04 and running on:
In terminal: .../../~$ lsb_release -a
       Distributor ID:    Ubuntu  .... Description:    Ubuntu 13.04
       Release:    13.04    ....   Codename:    raring

Have you tried to use the zipped executable (tgz) and extract to a 
folder on your Home, instead of using the deb file, e.g.:
1 make the folder:  /home/mcardeal/EpiData
2 get the tgz file: 
3 extract to the mentioned folder
4 possibly mark the executable as such
Then try again.

Most likely your system is setup to not allow for running "untrusted 

Jens Lauritsen
On 09/05/2013 04:26 PM, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> Hi
> Does anyone know what is this when I try to install epidata manager? 
> I'm using Ubuntu 13.04:
> Lintian check results for 
> /home/mcardeal/Downloads/setup.epidatamanager.
> E: epidatamanager: control-file-has-bad-permissions postinst 0775 != 0755
> This started happening after the last update EpiData (July 2013). 
> While reinstalling several times the error message continues.
> Thanks
> Mauricio
> Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
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