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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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Installing firmware-b43-installer in terminal, get E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock [duplicate]

I am getting the following error message. Please help $sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer [sudo] password for sophon: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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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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when I type “sudo apt-get update” I get the error? [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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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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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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Packages are not installing [duplicate]

I am not able to install any packages using terminal. I used: sudo apt-get install <package-name> and sudo aptitude install <package-name> Both give me the same type of error. For ...
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Error installing vim [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, as Xubuntu, in an AMD 64 pc, configured as dual boot with Windows 7. I tried installing vim with this: This was the output: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open ...
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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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Installing telegram issues [duplicate]

I want to install telegram on by Ubuntu 14.04 PC. I have used the command as directed: sudo apt-get install libreadline-dev libconfig-dev libssl-dev lua5.2 liblua5.2-dev and I get this error: E: ...
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apache2 Could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock - open [duplicate]

mic@mic-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install apache2 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done apache2 is already the newest version. apache2 set to ...
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software center disappearing and noy loading [duplicate]

I'm new to linux and am using Ubuntu 14.0.4. I wanted to install kerio vpn client from one of the sites so i downloaded it and when I double click on the zip folder it opened with software center. I ...
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apt-get broken…help [duplicate]

I tried to install ubuntu-restricted-extras using the terminal, but a "Microsoft Eula" screen poped up and I closed the terminal (now I know I should not have done it). After failing to "click" on the ...
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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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