apt-get

Frode M. Døving frode at ubuntu.com
Sun Dec 3 10:49:14 GMT 2006


At Saturday 02 December 2006 19:42, you wrote:
> On Saturday 02 December 2006 7:35 am, Chiphazard56 at aol.com wrote:
> > hi all
> > my on going problem
> > rm /var/lock/rpm/transaction   no such file or directory
> > rm /var/lib/rpm/_db*     no such file or  directory
> > rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock   no such file or directory
> > and i still can't update ,this is a fresh installation ???
> > chip hazard
> 
> the attached text file shows that the /var/cache/apt/archives/lock file IS 
> there, its just write protected.  do an "lsof | grep lock" and see what's got 
> it open, and shut it down.

You can also use:

'sudo fuser -vki /var/cache/apt/archives/lock'

.to kill the programs using the file.


- Frode



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