Unable to run snaptic package manager or apt-get
On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 05:00:02PM +0300, "Young, Loren R SGT NG NG NGB" <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> I attempted to download Ultimatix and now I am unable to use any of my package managers to install programs. I have tried several apt-get commands and receive the following error message: "Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock -open 13 permission denied."
That's not a lock failure; it actually lacks permissions to access the
What are the permissions of /var/lib/dpkg/lock? (run ls -l
/var/lib/dpkg/lock) Also, you *are* running apt-get as root, right?
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