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Old 10-06-2011, 05:26 PM   #16
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Nothing in your output indicates a locked file. There is no error message. Was the connection interrupted during the update?

If you insist on removing the lock file:
Code:
sudo rm -f /var/lib/dpkg/lock
 
Old 10-07-2011, 01:41 AM   #17
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Thanks for the help guys. But I am still with the original problem. What to do...?
 
Old 10-07-2011, 03:53 AM   #18
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We are officially beyond the extent of my knowledge of apt-*..

IIRC Natty is still a beta release, maybe package that is causing it to hang is broken/missing/etc?

Maybe if you try changing to a different mirror in /etc/apt/sources.list ? (if there is one for natty)

Perhaps it is possible to download and update the problematic package manually? maybe build from source?

Then run
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 $ sudo apt-get clean
and
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$ sudo apt-get check
Other than that, sorry mate, im fresh out of ideas
 
Old 10-08-2011, 06:13 AM   #19
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Here is an idea:

I have my OS set to continue the same session every time it boots. What if I were to turn this off, then restart?
Hopefully restarting will bring me a fresh new session, thereby eliminating the problem.

Theoretically....

Ideas?

Last edited by Bhakta Neal; 10-08-2011 at 06:14 AM.
 
Old 10-08-2011, 06:18 AM   #20
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Doesnt sound like its going to hurt anything, give it a shot...
 
Old 10-19-2011, 01:12 PM   #21
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thoughts in post #19 result in nothing.
I still can not update me adobe flash-fo-firefox, therefore I can not watch youtube etc.

I will need to revert to my Win7 if this does not get fixed.

2 MONTHS NOW...
Someone please help me
 
  


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