I can't install npm.Whenever i try to type

sudo apt-get install npm

this comes `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?' what should i do

marked as duplicate by karel, Kevin Bowen, guiverc, Community Dec 24 '18 at 7:26

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Something is using your 'apt-get'/'apt'. Run these commands and you should be good to go:

sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock
sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock
sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock
sudo dpkg --configure -a

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