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Old 06-01-2016, 02:40 PM   #1
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/var/lib/dpkg/lock error


apt-get error message:

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?

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Old 06-01-2016, 03:12 PM   #2
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Old 06-01-2016, 03:16 PM   #3
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Pasting in an error with no context is not very useful :-)

When do you see this error? that is, what command are you performing?
 
Old 06-01-2016, 03:23 PM   #4
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You either need to close other package management programs using apt or manually remove the lock file. There should only be a "stale" lock file if apt was interrupted the last time it ran, so be sure that you do not have anything running using apt before deleting the lock file.
 
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why mint

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Old 06-01-2016, 05:12 PM   #6
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i repair mint
 
Old 06-02-2016, 10:57 AM   #7
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