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debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
Setting up debconf (1.5.42ubuntu1) ...
locale: /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.15' not found (required by locale)
debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
dpkg: error processing debconf (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 debconf
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closed as not a real question by Tachyons, Anwar Shah, Web-E, jokerdino, enzotib Aug 4 '12 at 12:41

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I'm sorry but i can't see any question here. –  zuberuber Jul 28 '12 at 13:46
    
Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Please do us a favor by adding some more details on the question by editing it, like what were you doing and how this outputs came? I think, you will be kind enough to us. thanks –  Anwar Shah Jul 28 '12 at 14:00

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Open a terminal and use these commands to get this weird outputs:

  1. sudo rm /var/cache/debconf/config.dat

  2. sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock

  3. sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock

  4. sudo apt-get update

Then try to do what were you doing

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Run these coommands in terminal, What is the terminal?

  1. sudo dpkg --configure -a

  2. sudo apt-get install -f

  3. sudo apt-get clean

You are done. Try to install or remove packages now.

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did not help sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get install -f sudo apt-get clean –  mir Jul 28 '12 at 14:09

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