Adept appears locked - how can I fix it?
kubuntu at kitterman.com
Sat Jul 8 21:13:58 UTC 2006
On Saturday 08 July 2006 16:29, cliff1976 wrote:
> Somehow I've managed to convince Adept that the packaging database is
> constantly in use. Even though it's not. Even after a reboot (old windows
> habits die hard), it's still giving me this notice when I start it up:
> [dialog box]
> [title]Read Only mode: Database Locked - Adept Manager[/title]
> [body]You will not be able to change your system settings in any way
> (install, remove or upgrade software), because another process is using the
> packaging system database (probably some other Adept application or apt-get
> or aptitude). Please close the other application before using this
> [/dialog box]
> Any ideas? All tips appreciated.
I don't know if it will help or not, but what I would do if I were in your
position is open a console (command line) and try:
sudo apt-get update
and see what happens. It may solve your problem or it may give you more
useful error messages.
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