Update Problem Help needed
kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net
Sun Jul 22 14:17:35 BST 2007
Farid Ansari wrote:
> 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.
i'd like you to open a terminal (konsole) and run `lsof |grep lock` and
include the output in an email to us :)
do you have a konsole open with apt running? that could cause a problem.
> On 7/22/07, *Karl Goetz* <kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net
> <mailto:kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net>> wrote:
> Farid Ansari wrote:
> > I installed the Kubuntu 7.10 Beta and last night gor the updates
> > 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
> > 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
> > the applications.
> > Thanks for the help.
> > Farid Ansari
> > Karachi, Pakistan
> leave it 15 minutes, and try again.
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