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Tried to install wireless driver and now terminal and update manager no longer work either

My PC specifications: Dell Latitude D830. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) dual boot with windows xp pro 6 days ago. Chip ID is Broadcom BCM4311. PCI-ID is [14e4:4312] Last week I installed ...
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Error “undefined reference to xercesc_2_7”

I've been trying to install SUMO and only recently got the ./configure to make all of the files; but, when I try to 'make' it gives the [all-recursive error 1: ../utils/xml/libxml.a(...
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How to remove the lock automatically after pressing ctrl+z?

For some reason we terminate the installation of package via apt-get by pressing ctrl+z,it creates a lock file inside /var/lib/dpkg/ and /var/cache/apt/archives/ directories. And after that if we ...
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Terminal sending error 11

When trying to install any package in a terminal, I get the following error Not possible to block /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Temporaly not available resource ) This started happening after ...
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W: chmod 0700 of directory /var/lib/apt/lists/partial failed - SetupAPTPartialDirectory (1: Operation not permitted)

16.4 ubuntu apt-get update W: chmod 0700 of directory /var/lib/apt/lists/partial failed - SetupAPTPartialDirectory (1: Operation not permitted) E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - ...
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Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root? [duplicate]

I get this error in Lubuntu 12.04 when I try to update in terminal: $ apt-get update E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock directory /...
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sudo apt-get update isn't working on my newly installed ChrUbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using ChrUbuntu 14.10 that I just installed and when I type sudo apt-get update into the terminal it gives me Fetched 1012 kB in 21s (46.4 kB/s) ...
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E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) finally fixed

I was configuring my local Ubuntu installation (14.04 LTS). I got this error while trying to run apt-get. I have seen many answer regarding this issue. None of a single answer solve my issue. So I ...
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How do I get my mp3 and video codecs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install the flash player and Mp3 plugins? I've recently replaced my hdd, and installed Lucid Lynx, but while setting up my environment I realized that I can't play ...
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problem running apt-get and dpkg command in ubuntu14

I am new to Ubuntu and I have used the apt-get and dpkg -i command to install a software via command line quiet a few times. But because of some unknown reasons I am getting some errors, which I ...
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BCM43142 Driver difficulty on Ubuntu 14.04

I am currently having an issue setting up a dual boot for an HP laptop. The issue is with the driver for the NIC (Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11). I am on step three from the following page (...
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Unable to install any application in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm facing below error while installing any application. E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. I tried to use sudo dpkg --configure -a, ...
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Use of deb in Singular installation

Just switched to ubuntu 14. I tried to install Singular (CA system) without success. Here the owner manual Step-by-step instructions for Ubuntu 14.04: Add gpg key: wget ftp://jim.mathematik.uni-kl....
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Ubuntu packages don't get update

I get this output: 7 packages can be updated. 7 updates are security updates. Last login: Tue Apr 19 10:04:51 2016 from 10.0.0.199 whenever I connect to my server. and I still see these packages ...
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E: Unable to lock the administration directory

After trying somefixes I still get the error: E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?

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