Adept Locked

Frode M. Døving frode at
Mon Oct 2 04:14:21 UTC 2006

Hi Marc.

Try to run this command from konsole:
$ 'sudo fuser -vki /var/lib/dpkg/lock;sudo dpkg --configure -a'

That will ask you if you want to kill the process locking the dpkg database.

- Frode

Mandag 02 oktober 2006 06:04, skrev Marc:
> When I try to run adept from the gui I am getting this error message.
> 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 one.
> If I run sudo adept from console I get this error message.
> After that adept opens but it is locked. I can not add or remove any
> packages. Does anyone know how to fix this problem.
>    Thanks in advance
>       Marc

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