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i was successfully installed atom but from offline package and at the end of installation show this message? anyone can explain it? thx B4...

N: Can't drop privileges for downloading as file '/home/kk2id/Desktop/atom-amd64.deb' couldn't be accessed by user '_apt'. - pkgAcquire::Run (13: Permission denied)

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You can use the Chai T. Rex method for single install:

sudo apt -o APT::Sandbox::User=root install --reinstall ./package-name.deb

As I already wrote in comment 80 of bug-report 1522675:

I removed warning messages by setting APT::Sandbox::User to "root" with

cat <<EOF | sudo tee /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99z-anti-drop
APT::Sandbox::User "root";

EOF

I do not know is it secure or not. But it works as expected!

It removes such warnings permanently. You can use it at your own risk.

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    It's probably better to use the nonpermanent sudo apt -o APT::Sandbox::User=root install --reinstall ./atom-amd64.deb – Chai T. Rex Jul 7 '18 at 19:36

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