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E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)

asked 2014-04-11 01:22:28 -0500

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updated 2016-10-24 08:36:49 -0500

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when install (sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-desktop) give that error :sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-desktop

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answered 2014-04-11 01:40:11 -0500

This indicates some other process is currently (potentially) modifying your packages. You first have to end that process so your "apt-get" process is allowed to take the lock and install packages. A typical example of this happens if you have "sudo synaptic" or the package updater running and try to install packages using "apt-get" at the same time.

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