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Old 03-19-2011, 11:24 AM   #1
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update manager will not work due to apt-get.


update manager will not work due to apt-get seems to be running in background.how to i set update manager to work properly?
 
Old 03-19-2011, 11:37 AM   #2
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There is another instance of apt-get running, probably auto update.
Wait until apt-get has finished.

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Old 03-19-2011, 04:30 PM   #3
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Why is it running in the background? On a reboot perhaps run apt-get autoclean ?

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Old 03-20-2011, 03:03 AM   #4
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Why is it running in the background? On a reboot perhaps run apt-get autoclean ?
There are many reasons, auto-update is running, you are running apt from a terminal...
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On a reboot perhaps run apt-get autoclean
autoclean removes all stored archives in your cache for packages that can not be downloaded anymore.
It will not kill the running apt.

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Old 03-20-2011, 03:19 AM   #5
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I'm not sure if you're experiencing the same problem I was, but maybe.
I had updates available I click on Update manager, it opened but never initialized, but said 68 updates.

My problem was that I wrote backports entry wrong.
Backports for lenny and squeeze are listed different, so , if you just edited your sources.list changing lenny to squeeze it's not right.
deb http://backports.debian.org/debian-backports squeeze-backports main
deb http://www.backports.org/debian lenny-backports main contrib non-free
Hopefully this helps.
 
  


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