Update Locks Package Handling
bilwalsh at swbell.net
Wed Jan 12 20:21:45 UTC 2011
On 01/12/2011 01:48 PM, Goh Lip wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Jan 2011 02:27:08 +0800, Billie Walsh <bilwalsh at swbell.net>
>> On 01/11/2011 11:39 PM, Goh Lip wrote:
>>> On Wed, 12 Jan 2011 11:41:13 +0800, Billie Walsh
>>> <bilwalsh at swbell.net> wrote:
>>>> An update a few weeks ago now has my system locked from doing any
>>>> form of software install or update. I'm not sure how to explain
>>>> this to well.
>>> You can remove /var/cache/apt/archives/lock without any problem and
>>> try to update/upgrade again.
>> Didn't do any good. Still can't access anything to install or update.
> Then it's not the apt cache lock but the dpkg lock.
> However, I'll be careful to do the recommended method per
> I'd rather try the following first .....
> sudo dpkg --configure -a
> sudo apt-get -f install
> Regards, good luck - Goh Lip
When you do the first of those commands it hangs on the grub configure.
Never finishes. I left it for a whole day and it just sat there.
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