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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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cant update software or connect to software servers (universe etc) [duplicate]

It says Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) when I type sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade in the terminal. Can anyone help?
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Ubuntu 13.04 update error in terminal window [duplicate]

I coudn't update my newly installed ubuntu software. i get error like this matha@matha-HCL-Notebook:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for matha: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - ...
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trying to apt-get… keep getting this message: [duplicate]

When trying to apt-get, I keep getting this message: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory ...
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Error installing software or drivers [duplicate]

I'm a newbie to Linux, so I'm showing you screenshots. Some errors are like E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory ...
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phpmyadmin stuck in apt-get [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock” problem? So I tried to install PHPmyadmin, but it got stuck, so I needed to force shut it down ... Now when I try ...
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How can I solve “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock” error? [duplicate]

How can I solve this? I am a new user. Here is the error: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory ...
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problem in pckage installation from terminal [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Firefox from terminal but everytime I have this error: ehsan@ehsan-LIFEBOOK-AH530:~$ sudo apt-get install firefox E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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How do I fix a update lock in 13.04? [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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Update command is not working [duplicate]

santosh@santosh-Compaq-Presario-CQ40-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for santosh: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: ...
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Steam Not Working. It needs a 32-bit libraries [duplicate]

Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri-lts-raring:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-raring:i386, libc6:i386 [sudo] password for gedwards: E: Could not get lock ...
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how do i fix this problem? [duplicate]

~$ sudo apt-get -f install 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 ...
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unable to lock admin dir [duplicate]

How do I fix a Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock problem? E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory ...
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my package manager is damaged i get the following error message [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock” problem? E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the ...
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Cinnamon Update does not work Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fixing “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock” I used the following commands to install cinnamon: # sudo add-apt-repository ...

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