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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0008645Kali LinuxTool Upgrade Requestpublic2024-02-25 12:19
Reporterstanozlolz Assigned Todaniruiz  
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status closedResolutionno change required 
Summary0008645: the system fails to update

<html>Cannot obtain lock:<br /><br />E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend. It is held by process 5124 (apt-get)
W: Be aware that removing the lock file is not a solution and may break your system.
E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend), is another process using it?




2024-02-25 12:19

manager   ~0018938

The output tells you that another process is using dpkg. You can wait until that process finishes or if it has failed just reboot.
You might need to run sudo dpkg --configure -a afterwards

I'm closing this as it's not a bug but an error caused by the user.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2024-02-24 20:33 stanozlolz New Issue
2024-02-25 12:19 daniruiz Note Added: 0018938
2024-02-25 12:19 daniruiz Assigned To => daniruiz
2024-02-25 12:19 daniruiz Status new => closed
2024-02-25 12:19 daniruiz Resolution open => no change required