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Questions concerning dead-lock situations arising when two or more processes are unable to proceed (stay freezed, in a way) as each is waiting for one of the others to do something.

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Deadlock and starvation conditions

I have some question concerning deadlocks. I have understood, the issue that can occur when more threads or processes are in critical section becuase of shared memory, and the solutions can be ...
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Is there a way to get the administrator lock opened? [duplicate]

I know that when a package is being installed, the root directory [I think?] gets an administrator lock and can't make an other installation at the same time. Is there a way to stop that ...
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Abort active download of packages in Ubuntu from terminal?

I was downloading a package using the terminal. I actually wanted to install package 'A'. But, by mistake started installing package 'B'. I wanted to stop downloading 'B' and start downloading 'A'. ...
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How does Ubuntu handle deadlock situations? [closed]

I need links to some documentation which states how Ubuntu handles deadlock, which method does it apply? Please note am asking this question as am a new user regarding the os and therefore really ...