View Full Version : [ubuntu] problem while installation

September 12th, 2013, 03:17 PM
While installing something it gives an error of E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?:evil::evil:
Please help me...

September 12th, 2013, 05:14 PM
Could you have been using 2 events of installing or uninstalling something at the same time? That would so it I think.

September 12th, 2013, 05:33 PM
yipp now its working thanxx...

September 12th, 2013, 05:38 PM
Excellent :D
Yes, only one instance of dpkg can run at any one time.
Have fun!