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how to resolve these problems to install synaptic package manger in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: ...
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when i try to download anything from terminal i have this [duplicate]

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?
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struggling to update repositories [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fixing “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock” I recently installed Ubuntu using WUBI on my Windows 7 machine. I got the following message from terminal ...
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Update Manager - Not all updates can be installed - partial upgrade [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS. When I was running the update manager, it was interrupted. When I restarted the computer, and tried to run the update manger, I received the message "Not all updates can be ...
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Error while installing update [duplicate]

I am very new to ubuntu. I have Installed today only. I tried to update software by typing comnmand in Terminal as pranay@Hom-lnx:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] ...
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Hello, issue with this command apt-get [duplicate]

E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (2: No such file or directory) E: Unable to lock the list directory
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software-center stopped working after crash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock” problem? After a computer crash I had to reboot and since then ubuntu software-center no longer works for me. I'm ...
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Software center disappeared after installing exelearning [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu today and everything worked pefectly. But I must have done something wrong because I cannot find or install the Software Center. I tried to install the authoring programm ...
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Why is that updating problem after just installing ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/
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Why does dpkg give me a “could not lock” error even after a reboot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fixing “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock” I get a dpkg is locked error even after a reboot??? i can't do any apt-get related commands E: Could not lock ...
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sudo apt-get update not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

It displays this message: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ Help would be appreciated as I ...
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/var/lib/dpkg/lock…help! [duplicate]

I had to reinstall the entire OS a little while ago and I have been trying to reinstall all of the programs I had before but I got a bit a of a problem now. I was trying to download dropbox from ...
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Unable to lock (/var/lib/dpkg/) is another process using it? [duplicate]

First of all, I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, so please be gentle. I recently tried to dual boot Windows 7 with the most recent Ubuntu OS (14.04 i believe) and somehow managed to delete my ...
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How to install pipelight after closing the terminal the first time [duplicate]

I opened the terminal and did everything right, but accidentally exited out of the process while it was asking for the license and agreements. Now, whenever I try to redo the process, it isn't able ...
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Problems in installing packages from terminal [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install any missing packages from my terminal by using the command sudo apt-get install (package name) It shows the following error: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - ...

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