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Old 12-21-2010, 02:24 AM   #1
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I am unable to gain access to libraries I need to install printer.


I am running ubuntu 10.10 on a sony vaio f115. I am trying to install the printers for a brother mfc5460cn. I have used apt-get and aptitude, I have used sudo and sh all to no avail. I always get the same messages: cannot lock administration library (var/lib/pkg/) (11 temporarily unavailable) and cannot get lock/var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11 temporarily unavailable)
How do I gain access to these libraries?
 
Old 12-21-2010, 04:53 AM   #2
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See if this thread helps you:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=519612
 
Old 12-21-2010, 05:59 AM   #3
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Thanks for the link, but it didn't fix the problem.
sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock gave the message, the directory or file does not exist.
I also tried the killall. The message was that there was no programs running.
 
  


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