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Old 02-14-2006, 04:15 AM   #1
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apt0get update not working


Hi all,

Till now i was able to do apt-get update. but today i started to the following error:

# apt-get update
E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (2 No such file or directory)
E: Unable to lock the list directory
#

Could any one let me know how to solve it.

Thanks & Regards
Gauri
 
Old 02-14-2006, 04:29 AM   #2
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Maybe apt*/dpkg is already running ?
 
Old 02-14-2006, 05:18 AM   #3
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thanks for the prompt reply. I reboot the system and my proble is solved now. But still dont knwo waht might be the problem

Regards
Gauri
 
Old 02-14-2006, 05:41 AM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gauri
I reboot the system and my proble is solved now.
Windows habit?
 
Old 02-17-2006, 03:45 AM   #5
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sorry for the late reply. u were right i was running apt* already so when i killed it, i was able to resolved it ...

Thanks alot otherwise each time i have to reboot.

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Gauri
 
  


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