Help needed with apt-get !

cj debiani386 at
Sun Aug 19 13:46:54 UTC 2007

larry shields wrote:
> I am running Feisty 7.04, now as of this morning when I tried using 
> apt-get update, I am getting this message:
> E: Could not lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11 Resource 
> temporarily unavailable)
> E: Unable to lock the list directory...
> Now does anyone know how I should correct this problem...
> Thanks Larry
type sudo apt-get install [what ever]

you need to add the 'sudo' now infront of apt or aptitude because of 
administration blocks


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