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Old 25. May 2010, 12:48 PM   #13 (permalink)
torres-no-tan-magnifico
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Terminal:

torres@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a

[sudo] password for torres:

dpkg: status database area is locked by another process

torres@ubuntu:~$


Synaptic...

Unable to get exclusive lock

This usually means that another package management application (like apt-get or aptitude) is already running. Please close that application first.

Joyjoyee: I've had 2 nice cups of tea already but am beginning to think I may need something a tad stronger if I am to carry on with this Ubuntu farce!

MC: Thanks for the encouragement and good luck with the move.
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