Update Problem Help needed

Farid Ansari ansari.farid at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 13:10:43 BST 2007


Hi Karl,
I tried it after 3 hours but still got the same message. Right clicked the
small icon on the taskbar and said quit. Still unable to add-remove
programmes cause some other system is working.
Farid

On 7/22/07, Karl Goetz <kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net> wrote:
>
> 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.
> kk
>
>
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> Karl Goetz
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