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print read... E:could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open
(11 resource temporarily unavailable)
E:unable to lock administration directory (var/lib/dpkg/
, is another process using it?
what does this mean?
can i install wajig while using debian 4.0 ? man says yes ...command line said no.
I then found this in similar threads..
myself faced this problem by some how i fix it. You do the same thing
here we gooooooooo.
we are at root
1. mv /var/lib/dpkg/status __/var/lib/dpkg/status_bak
2. cp /var/backups/dpkg.status.<any latest number>.gz __/var/lib/dpkg/
4. gunzip -d /var/lib/dpkg/dpkg.status.<any latest number>.gz
5. mv /var/lib/dpkg/dpkg.status.<the number in third step> __/var/lib/dpkg/status
6. apt-get updates
what does latest number mean? in the above statement...
another thing i read about this said
the problem is that Synaptics acquires the lock.
if this is the problem how do i unlock synaptic ?
i then read...
sudo rm /var/lib/apt/list/lock
i typed this and was asked for password...i typed root...no good i typed userpassword and got the following print.
krash is not in the sudoers file. this incident will be reported.
I would just like to say that nothing is going right...and.. I would love to give this all up and watch tv...but tv is bad for me..