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Ran the following command from a user account listed with ALL permissions in visudo.

sudo tasksel install lamp-server
debconf: DbDriver "passwords" warning: could not open /var/cache/debconf/passwords.dat: Permission denied
tasksel: aptitude failed (100)

Any idea what this is/what caused it?

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If you have just installed tasksell, then rebooting may help you.

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