Fix “Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/)” in Ubuntu

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66 Responses

  1. Ganesh says:

    I am getting these errors..

    Err:1 artful InRelease
    Could not resolve ''
    Err:2 artful-updates InRelease
    Could not resolve ''
    Err:3 artful-backports InRelease
    Could not resolve ''
    Err:4 artful InRelease
    Could not resolve ''
    Err:5 artful-security InRelease
    Could not resolve ''
    Reading package lists... Done
    W: Failed to fetch Could not resolve ''
    W: Failed to fetch Could not resolve ''
    W: Failed to fetch Could not resolve ''
    W: Failed to fetch Could not resolve ''
    W: Failed to fetch Could not resolve ''
    W: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

  2. srujan says:

    Hi Sir,

    0% [Connecting to (2001:67c:1360:8001:

    it is coming like this after typing given commands.

  3. Manal Shaikh says:

    thanks brother, its working! I recently bought a vps and it had the same issue but now its fixed. Thank you :)

  4. lucky says:

    thanks aaron

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