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silverbird
June 7th, 2008, 10:12 AM
hi guys
i have some prob in upgradation
when i start update manager it shows the following error

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?
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

i am unable to open/modify/delete this lock file as it shows

Cannot open /var/lib/dpkg/lock: No application suitable for automatic installation is available for handling this kind of file.

please help
thanks

Pumalite
June 7th, 2008, 01:07 PM
Double check. Maybe you have Synaptic open and minimized.

silverbird
August 20th, 2008, 11:29 PM
The same problem still persist :((


i have some prob in upgradation
not able to upgrade from 7.04 to 8.04 :(
when i start update manager it shows the following error :(

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?
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

i am unable to open/modify/delete this lock file as it shows

Cannot open /var/lib/dpkg/lock: No application suitable for automatic installation is available for handling this kind of file.

please help
thanks