Update manager complains about ungettable lock

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at powercraft.nl
Sat Apr 14 17:24:04 UTC 2007

Joachim Ziegler wrote:
> Since 2 or 3 days (I update every day to the newest version), the update 
> managerr compplains:
> could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock - open (11 Resource 
> temporarily unavailable
> I have to remove the lock file by hand.
> What's wrong? Should I file a bug report?
> J.

are you sure you don't have a package manger running somewhere?
and are you sure you are running the package manager with sudo rights?


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