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Old 05-26-2006, 12:56 AM   #1
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Unable to lock the administration directory (Ubuntu)

Here are the facts: When i left home this morning i left my UBUNTU linux running and i think i left the update manager open. Now i get the error listed below and i presume it's becouse of that, how can i kill the manager at home ( i'm now connecting remotely on ssh as root)
When i try apt-get update i get:
E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?

Old 05-26-2006, 02:17 AM   #2
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It's ok now, i have managed to fix it. Sorry for the spam.
Old 12-27-2010, 10:46 PM   #3
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i'm also getting this


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