sudo apt-get update not working

Bug #1243677 reported by Ashutosh Tiwari on 2013-10-23

This bug report was converted into a question: question #237929: sudo apt-get update not working.

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update-manager (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

WHEN I ENTER apt-get update...i get this...

naveen@naveen-Extensa-4620:~$ sudo apt-get update
E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/
E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?
WHAT SHOULD I DO?
THANKS IN ADVANCE

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs#When%20not%20to%20file%20a%20bug.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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