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Error while installing updates after fresh install
« on: July 30, 2020, 09:54:05 AM »
 

azaz

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Hi all

Newb here with a fresh install of linuxlite 5.0. After installation, I tried to update software but got the following errors. I hope someone is able to help and guide me in the right direction to fix this. Many thanks.

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Install Updates Error log
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Install Updates could not successfully download and install available updates.
Go to https://www.linuxliteos.com/forums/ and paste the log below into a new or existing thread for assistance.

============ Log ===========

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend. It is held by process 3144 (apt-get)
E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend), is another process using it?
 


Re: Error while installing updates after fresh install
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2020, 01:39:30 PM »
 

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@azaz

You have something already open - perhaps command line or synaptic?   Close any open windows/apps.
You can close any of these to release the lock or if you cannot locate the app you can try rebooting and rerunning.
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