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Old 08-15-2011, 03:44 PM   #1
ayush15690
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error while installing vlc


hi
i am using ubuntu 11.04
while i type the following command as per the instructions given on vlc site to install vlc

sudo apt-get update
i get the following error
E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
 
Old 08-15-2011, 03:54 PM   #2
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hi
i am using ubuntu 11.04 while i type the following command as per the instructions given on vlc site to install vlc

sudo apt-get update
i get the following error
E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
So you went from FC13 earlier today, to Ubuntu 11.04 now?

Putting the error into Google pulls up lots:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1631059
 
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Old 08-16-2011, 08:52 AM   #3
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So you went from FC13 earlier today, to Ubuntu 11.04 now?

Putting the error into Google pulls up lots:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1631059
yeah i did go to ubuntu 11.04
and yeah ur post really worked for me this time.
 
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:18 AM   #4
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yeah i did go to ubuntu 11.04
and yeah ur post really worked for me this time.
Glad it worked out. And please spell out your words.
 
  


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