help with adept_manager lock
g.lip at gmx.com
Wed May 13 03:12:56 UTC 2009
Patricia Wilson wrote:
> Patricia Wilson wrote:
> > When I try to use adept_manager to do the upgrade to 9.04 I get
> an error
> > message -- Unable to get exclusive lock
> > With detail --
> > This usually means that another package management application (like
> > apt-get or aptitude) already running. Please close that
> application first.
> > I had the system go down during a prior attempt to do the upgrade and
> > suspect that there may be a lock file somewhere that didn't get
> > up. Can anyone help me find that/those lockfile(s)?
> sudo dpkg --configure -a
> sudo apt-get install -f
> I tried both and am still getting the same error.
Have you exited Adept or Synaptic or whatever when you do this?
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