Update error

Koh Choon Lin kohchoonlin0 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 20:39:27 UTC 2009

>>> I ran the update process today on Hardy Heron, and after
>>> downloading I
>>> was informed that the updates were unable to complete
>>> because the "dpkg:
>>> status database area is locked by another process".
>>> Anyone know how to recover from this?

This problem exists for me sometimes if I exit and start Synaptic too quickly.

Koh Choon Lin

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