Adept appears locked - how can I fix it?
Frode M. Døving
frode at lnix.net
Sun Jul 9 11:31:56 UTC 2006
Try this command in konsole: 'sudo fuser -vki /var/lib/dpkg/lock'
It will ask you if you wish to kill the process locking the dpkg database.
Lørdag 08 juli 2006 22:29, skrev cliff1976:
> 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.
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