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b43 driver installation

vadivel@vadivel-Inspiron-1440:~$ sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-installer [sudo] password for vadivel: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily ...
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Error Opening the cache [duplicate]

How solve this: $ sudo apt-get check [sudo] password for linux: 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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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't detect Broadcom BCM4312 Wi-Fi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.4 LTS on 32-bit Dell Inspiron 1545 (that was actually pre-packaged with Ubuntu 10.x in about 2010). For some reason, it doesn't have the capacity to scan for nearby wi-fi ...
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Can't download flash player by terminal

When I tried to install the flash player plugin I got this error message: jerin@jerin-Lenovo-G50-70:~$ sudo apt-get install freshplayerplugin [sudo] password for jerin: E: Could not get lock ...
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Can't access software manager or do updates in terminal [duplicate]

I can't open the software manager at all. Also on trying to do and update I get the following. ~ $ apt-get update E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied) ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't stop searching activity

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have been unable to cancel a search in Ubuntu Software Center, the process keeps going and going and I cannot install other programs. How do I cancel this? (its been ...
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Error in java installation [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu. I want to install java on ubuntu. i tried the code sudo apt-get install default-jre but i have got message like this: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open ...
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goes to installing dropbox when using - sudo dpkg --configure -a

I tried running sudo apt-get update and got 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/lists/ ...
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Could not get lock [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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How to uninstall a which did not get installed properly [duplicate]

when I tried to install dropbox it did not get installed properly it now only shows the icon and does not work too so I want to uninstall it if I do it using gui nothing happens and it is still there ...

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