apt database locked

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 18:19:38 UTC 2006

> Actually all either of you had to do was go to /var/cache/apt/archives and
> delete the file "lock"
> Then restart your apt front-end of choice, and all should be well.

Yeah, I was sure it would be a lock file of some kind, but I had no
idea where that lock file might be :-)

I'm surprised thast grumpypenguin got it sorted out with a restart. I
tried that and as I indicated, it didn't work for me.

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