I am running the upgrade(12.10 to 13.04) through terminal and it keeps getting stuck at this:
Failed to lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock
What do I do? I have root access. I have no idea what else to try other than a clean install.
Checking package manager Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Building data structures... Done Calculating the changes Calculating the changes Do you want to start the upgrade? 3 packages are going to be removed. 155 new packages are going to be installed. 1204 packages are going to be upgraded. You have to download a total of 595 M. This download will take about 1 hour 15 minutes with a 1Mbit DSL connection and about 23 hours with a 56k modem. Fetching and installing the upgrade can take several hours. Once the download has finished, the process cannot be canceled. Continue [yN] Details [d]y Fetching Could not download the upgrades The upgrade has aborted. Please check your Internet connection or installation media and try again. All files downloaded so far have been kept. Failed to lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock Restoring original system state Aborting Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Building data structures... Done root@chaitanya-XPS-Ubuntu:~#