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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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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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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 ...
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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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Broken package 3.1.0-53 will not let me delete prior packages either via Terminal or Synaptic Package Manager

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be REMOVED: libupstart1 linux-image-extra-3.13.0-53-generic 0 upgraded, 0 ...
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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 ...
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Can't download flash player by terminal

When I tried to install the flash player plugin I got this error message: jerin@jerin-Lenovo-G50-70:~$ sudo apt-get install freshplayerplugin [sudo] password for jerin: E: Could not get lock ...
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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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How do I install zopectl?

while trying to install zopectl and zope testcase I am getting this error: oomsys@oomsysmob-6:~/zopectl$ sudo apt-get install zopectl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Harm in exiting Terminal mid update?

I trying to get to grips with ubuntu(as a brand new convert). The only commands I am entering into the terminal are things like 'sudo apt-get update' or 'sudo apt-get install build-essential bison ...
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Can't run commands on server, Ubuntu 14.04

I'm pretty new at this, so it's likely that the problem is user error... Basically, I can SSH into the server and navigate around, but when I try to: sudo apt-get update I get a message: ...
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apt-get will not shut off after failed install of app

System will not update nor can I install/remove application because the application apt-get will not release the process. Rebooting the laptop does not resolve this matter. I'm very new to this OS ...
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Fully encrypted system boots to Terminal login instead of GUI

When I switch on computer, because I have it encrypted, it always first asks for my passphrase in the GUI. I enter the phrase, then still in the GUI it normally asks for my password, and goes to the ...

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