Ubuntu Error: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/)

Problem: Ubuntu gives error “Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?” when using apt-get.

Reason: Another apt-get update working or Update manager checking for updates.

Fix:  Close Update manager/ wait of current apt-get update to finish, and try again.

Kj [/.] Sreekumar programs computers as a hobby and profession. Into programming from his school days, Sree uses Codemarvels to key in facts and fixes he finds interesting while working on different projects. Some of the articles here give away a few shades of his philosophical leanings too.

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