Update Problem Help needed

Karl Goetz kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net
Sun Jul 22 12:50:57 BST 2007

Farid Ansari wrote:
> I installed the Kubuntu 7.10 Beta and last night gor the updates which
> were about 350 mb. The updates installed smoothly.
> This morning when I started Kubuntu I got the message that there were 48
> more updates available. When I clicked the get updates notification it
> did not start the update and the following message was displayed:-
>                                    Datebase Locked- Adept Updater
>          Another process is using the packaging system ( probably some
> other Adept application or apt-get or aptitude ).
>          Please close the other applications before using this one.
> I do not know what pther applicaton is running and how to close it.
> Please someone advise because the required updates include Firefox and
> Thunderbird Mail which I desperately need.
> As I am a newbie I would appreciate detailed commands for shutting down
> the applications.
> Thanks for the help.
> Farid Ansari
> Karachi, Pakistan

leave it 15 minutes, and try again.

Karl Goetz
User of gNewSense: Free as in Freedom - http://www.gnewsense.org
Australian Ubuntu users team - http://wiki.ubuntu.com/AustralianTeam
User of Debian, The Universal Operating System - http://www.debian.org

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