Updating repositories

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Wed Oct 26 14:17:14 UTC 2005


On wo, 2005-10-26 at 09:52 -0400, j Mak wrote:
> When I try to update the repositories in synaptic, I
> get the following massage:
> 
> E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open
> (11 Resource temporarily unavailable)
> E: Unable to lock the list directory

You should make sure all programs that use the apt infrastructure
(apt-get, synaptic, the update manager...) are not running.
-- 
Dennis K.
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