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Old 01-11-2010, 08:39 AM   #1
tiomoco
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Synaptics P.M. Blockade


Hello guys.!
I run Ubuntu 8.04.
I haven't been able to update my system for a while due to a Package Manager's fit.
Weird things have been going on, such as date drop back to 2007 and a new Gnome not loading right. So I wish I could get the corresponding patches. But, this is what I get whenever I run Synaptics:

E: could not get lock/var/cache/apt/archives/lock-open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to unlock the download directory

Clamdscan:
ERROR: LOCAL: Socket file /var/run/clamav/clamd.ctl is in use by another process.

root@demiano:/home/demian#


Unable to open file or directory ERROR

My stuff is:
Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy
kernel Linux 2.6.24-24 generic
genome 2.22.3
processor Core duo E 8400 @ 3.00 Ghz
Motherboard Asrock Wolfdale 333-D667
DDR2 667
RAM 2 Gb

Clueless...
 
Old 01-11-2010, 10:28 AM   #2
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It looks mostly like you have another synaptic or apt running in some other window or terminal somewhere. Double-check that you don't have it open anywhere. Reboot if necessary.

It could also be that you aborted a previous install in the middle, so try to run:
sudo apt-get install -f

The "install -f" tells apt-get to fix, or resume, interrupted installations.

Then try this:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

The 'update' command synchronizes apt-get with the repositories, and the 'upgrade' command will upgrade all your system to the latest version of the packages (if that's not what you want, don't run the 'upgrade' command, but do run the 'update').

You can also try to clean the apt cache:
sudo apt-get clean

You are also seeing errors that are related to clam antivirus. Can you give us more info on how that fits in here?
 
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Old 01-11-2010, 02:42 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Udi View Post
It looks mostly like you have another synaptic or apt running in some other window or terminal somewhere. Double-check that you don't have it open anywhere. Reboot if necessary.

It could also be that you aborted a previous install in the middle, so try to run:
sudo apt-get install -f

The "install -f" tells apt-get to fix, or resume, interrupted installations.

Then try this:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

The 'update' command synchronizes apt-get with the repositories, and the 'upgrade' command will upgrade all your system to the latest version of the packages (if that's not what you want, don't run the 'upgrade' command, but do run the 'update').

You can also try to clean the apt cache:
sudo apt-get clean

You are also seeing errors that are related to clam antivirus. Can you give us more info on how that fits in here?
Hi...!
I did run the commands you recommended. apt-get update, apt-get autoremove, apt-get upgrade. Then the syst asked to set the Xubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex...Although my distro is Hardy Heron...

To post a fuller report on this machine's "fits", i will let it be for a while. In a couple of days i'll post again.
Thank you very much..!!
 
  


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