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unable to acquire lock while installing software [duplicate]

While installing package I'm getting this error. E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/)...
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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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Unable to update on Ubuntu 14.04lts [duplicate]

I recently upgraded my OS to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Everything was fine until now, whenever I try to update or install software via terminal I get this message: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - ...
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sudo apt-get update is not working in ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

When I’m running sudo apt-get update I am getting this error: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/...
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Ubuntu software problem [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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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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Can't install Updates by Software Updater [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 some days ago. Now I am trying to update software using Software Updater, but it stops at: Reading Database I ran some commands on reading some websites, this is what ...
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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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0answers
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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 when I ...
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Problem with Elementary Desktop [duplicate]

I'm currently using Ubuntu XFCE4 and I am trying to install elementary-desktop. Except everytime I try to install it, all it comes up with is, E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open ...
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Unable to install Tomcat 7 on Ubunu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to install Tomcat 7 on my Dell Dimention 3000 running Wubi 12.04 (not a server). I found instructions here: http://www.liquidweb.com/kb/how-to-install-apache-tomcat-7-on-ubuntu-12-04/, but ...
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2answers
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Getting following error while installing `cowsay` [duplicate]

I tried to install cowsay using the command: sudo apt-get install cowsay I received the following error message: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily ...

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