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Old 05-31-2009, 03:41 AM   #1
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Question facing problem using apt-get install

i am facing this problem while using apt-get install

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?

can anyone explain what does it mean and how to rectify it
Old 05-31-2009, 03:44 AM   #2
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Another instance of apt is running, probably auto update.
Wait and try again if it has finished

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