Answers for ": Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend"


Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend), is another process using it?

ps aux | grep -i dpkg

// Kill processes which are running
sudo kill -9 <pid>

// Restart the accounts daemon
sudo systemctl restart accounts-daemon
Posted by: Guest on January-09-2021

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

#You can delete the lock file with the following command.
sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock
#You may also need to delete the lock file in the cache directory
sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock
sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock
Posted by: Guest on June-22-2021

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