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I have tried double checking for updates and updating the ppa via the terminal. The terminal outputs this, at the end.

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?

Any ideas? Thank you.

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marked as duplicate by Avinash Raj, jrg Jan 19 at 3:35

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Were you running the update manager, or any other update software. If so, wait until, it is done and then try again. –  Max Tither Aug 19 '12 at 16:44
    
If above comment was not the problem , then look at my answer . –  Raja Aug 19 '12 at 16:50

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open your terminal and type this

sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/lock

then try again . hope that helps .

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Thanks the error went away, but I still can't get wine to update. According to winehq it was released two days ago. –  Dusty Aug 19 '12 at 17:02
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Hi if its released then its will be with your next ubuntu updates . try to update your system . –  Raja Aug 20 '12 at 3:11

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