Michael V. De Palatis mdepalatis at
Tue Apr 25 22:50:50 UTC 2006

On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 06:37:20PM -0400, bill biggs wrote:
> I'm trying to run my package manger and I get this error 
> Unable to get exclusive lock
> This usually means that another package management application (like
> apt-get or aptitude) already running. Please close that application
> first.

Okay. Try following the advice?

Really, is there some abnormal problem here? That almost only happens
if there is, indeed, another apt process running.


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