When I try to install anything through apt-get or synaptic I keep on getting this
... Fetched 23.6 MB in 1min 10s (336 kB/s) debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable Setting up libc6:i386 (2.15-0ubuntu10.3) ... debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable dpkg: error processing libc6:i386 (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libtinfo5:i386: libtinfo5:i386 depends on libc6 (>= 2.4); however: Package libc6:i386 is not configured yet. dpkg: error processing libtinfo5:i386 (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Errors were encountered while processing: libc6:i386 libtinfo5:i386 E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
any help pls ?