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If any of you have used this distro I have a question. I'm trying to update to the latest version of php via the apt-get command. While I was installing other dependencies it seemed to stop in mid installation. I opened up another command prompt and tried to continue installing but it kept giving me this error:
apt-get install libtool
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 removed and 8 not upgraded.
E: Could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock - open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to lock the download directory
Even when I try to "apt-get clean" I get the same lock error.
I'm pretty new to linux so I thought that maybe killing the apt-get process would do this. I can't seem to kill the process. When I goto top, and then hit k to kill the pid and enter in the number, it seems it will not go away. I've even tried "kill 21644" and it doesn't work from the prompt. Any suggestions on how to go about fixing this without a reboot? (the windows way lol)
Not sure how the locking system works on apt-get and what will clear it. But just a normal kill just sends a SIGTERM which doesn't always work for a process that is stuck. You could try sending a SIGKILL instead although this might not neatly clean up the lock files. To send a kill signal to a process you can run the command: