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Offline phcook

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Update impossible
« on: 21. September 2012, 14:03:20 »
Hi all

There is 22 updates notified, but they are impossible to install. I get the message "Impossible to get an exclusive lock...." although no other instance is open. Rebooting doesn't help..

Any idea?

best regards

phcook

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Re: Update impossible
« Reply #1 on: 21. September 2012, 14:27:43 »
Back in the day when I used arch deleting the db would help "rm -r /var/lib/pacman/db.lck"

Just backup that file before you delete it.