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installing software terminated in the middle [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and i was trying to install the restricted extras using this command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras In the end there was a licence aggrement page which it asked me ...
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Cannot install packages with Apt, Synaptic or the Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

My problems started when I tried to fix a wireless connectivity issue I was having by reinstalling bcmwl-kernel-source for starters. I believe this failed and is causing the error below. I get the ...
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How to fix the apt-get -f install error [duplicate]

I am getting continuous error when I run the command sudo apt-get -f install The output of the command is as follows: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock [duplicate]

When I tried to set up git in my computer I encountered the following error: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the ...
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Terminal wont allow me to do sudo commands [duplicate]

When I attempt to run: sudo apt-get install (place any program package name here) I receive the following: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: ...
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problem with sudo apt-get after tryng to install wine [duplicate]

I try downloading wine, use : sudo apt-get install wine. terminal stop working and I try restart terminal many times but result was same so i stopped. then i try using sudo apt-get command and this is ...
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E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it? [duplicate]

i try to update adobe flashplyer but i got this messsage: E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it? What am I doing wrong?
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Problem with updates 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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Error when trying to remove g15daemon* [duplicate]

When I try to remove g15daemon I come up with this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be removed: ...
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How to fix this error? Unable to lock directory /var/cache/apt/archives/ [duplicate]

How to fix this error in the terminal? Unable to lock directory /var/cache/apt/archives/
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Could not get lock / var / lib / dpkg / lock [duplicate]

Iam a new Ubuntu user and get this mistake always! Could not get lock / var / lib / dpkg / lock Can help me everybody?? Markus
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Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/) [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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vostro 2520 wifi driver update, but how? [duplicate]

I have a dell vostro 2520. I have installed ubuntu13 - saucy salamander with wubi in my laptop. It also has windows 8. I don't have my wifi drivers updated.I have read this somewhere, but got the ...
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Permission denied, are you root?

I get this error whenever I try to install programs using the terminal: home@ubuntu:~$ apt-get install myunity E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable ...
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Cannot open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock permission denied--even using sudo

I recently installed a fresh version of Ubuntu LTS 12.04. I had been using LTS 10.4 and saved my package.list and was planning on using $> sudo dpkg --set-selections < package.list ...

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