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cola 05-24-2010 02:24 PM

sudo apt-get update problem

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Couldn't lock list directory..are you root?

AlucardZero 05-24-2010 02:45 PM

a) a program is already running and has locked it
b) you didn't sudo it

tommcd 05-25-2010 10:17 AM

Make sure that when you run:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

that no other package manager is running. So make sure that Update Manager, Synaptic, and the Ubuntu Software Store are not running when you try to update / upgrade from the terminal ....

cola 05-30-2010 10:38 PM

It's fixed.

AlucardZero 05-31-2010 10:37 AM

It's polite to post how you fixed it.

cola 05-31-2010 10:48 AM


Originally Posted by AlucardZero (Post 3987486)
It's polite to post how you fixed it.

Another apt was running in background.
It's stopped and everything is done.

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