I cannot uninstall frostwire

Asked by ealy on 2009-10-18

the frostwire app is giving me issues and I want to uninstall it. I cannot go into the package manger because I get this error message: dpkg interrupted. When I go in to try and fix that problem per your suggestion, Frostwire opens up. I'm stuck please help

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Mark Rijckenberg
Solved:
2009-10-20
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2009-10-20
Last reply:
2009-10-20
Cristi Nistor (cristi-nistor) said : #1

You can type in a terminal the command:

sudo apt-get remove frostwire

Hi,

First please make sure to close all open programs, including all package managers like Synaptic, Add/remove programs, etc ...

Then please try this procedure:

Step 1: Open Terminal from "Applications->Accessories->
Terminal"

Step 2: Please COPY-PASTE each line below into the Terminal then hit <enter> after each line)

sudo cp -arf /var/lib/dpkg /var/lib/dpkg.backup
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/status-old /var/lib/dpkg/status
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/available-old /var/lib/dpkg/available
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/updates/*
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists
sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists
sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists/partial
LANG=C;sudo aptitude clean
LANG=C;sudo aptitude autoclean
LANG=C;sudo apt-get update
sudo dpkg --clear-avail
sudo dpkg --configure -a
LANG=C;sudo aptitude install -f
LANG=C;sudo aptitude update
LANG=C;sudo aptitude remove frostwire

Step 3: Please post results (copy/paste terminal output from each command) on this thread

Hope it helps,

Regards,

Mark

ealy (lionel-ealy2002) said : #3

I applied this suggestion and it takes me to the message: dpkg interruptedyou must manually run dpkg --configure -a to correct the problem. I run it manually and frostwire opens. This problem will not allow me to perform any updates. Any other suggestions?

----- Original Message ----
From: Cristi Nistor <email address hidden>
To: <email address hidden>
Sent: Sun, October 18, 2009 1:23:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Question #86244]: I cannot uninstall frostwire

Your question #86244 on firefox-3.0 in ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox-3.0/+question/86244

    Status: Open => Answered

Cristi Nistor proposed the following answer:
You can type in a terminal the command:

sudo apt-get remove frostwire

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If this answers your question, please go to the following page to let us
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Hi,

First please make sure to close all open programs, including all package managers like Synaptic, Add/remove programs, etc ...

Then please try this procedure:

Step 1: Open Terminal from "Applications->Accessories->
Terminal"

Step 2: Please COPY-PASTE each line below into the Terminal then hit <enter> after each line)

sudo cp -arf /var/lib/dpkg /var/lib/dpkg.backup
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/status-old /var/lib/dpkg/status
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/available-old /var/lib/dpkg/available
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/updates/*
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists
sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists
sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists/partial
LANG=C;sudo aptitude clean
LANG=C;sudo aptitude autoclean
LANG=C;sudo apt-get update
sudo dpkg --clear-avail
sudo dpkg --configure -a
LANG=C;sudo aptitude install -f
LANG=C;sudo aptitude update
LANG=C;sudo aptitude remove frostwire

Step 3: Please post results (copy/paste terminal output from each command) on this thread

Hope it helps,

Regards,

Mark

zvacet (ivicakolic) said : #5

sudo dpkg --remove --force-remove-reinstreq frostwire

ealy (lionel-ealy2002) said : #6

This is what I got:
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo cp -arf /var/lib/dpkg /var/lib/dpkg.backup
[sudo] password for lionel:
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/status-old /var/lib/dpkg/status
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/available-old /var/lib/dpkg/available
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/updates/*
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/status-old /var/lib/dpkg/status
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/available-old /var/lib/dpkg/available
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/updates/*
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists/partial
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo aptitude clean
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?
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Building tag database... Done
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?
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo aptitude autoclean
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?
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Building tag database... Done
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?
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo apt-get update
Get:1 http://archive.canonical.com hardy Release.gpg [189B]
Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security Release.gpg [189B]
Get:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy Release.gpg [189B]
Get:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release.gpg [189B]
Get:5 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports Release.gpg [189B]
Get:6 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release.gpg [189B]
Get:7 http://archive.canonical.com hardy Release [9331B]
Get:8 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security Release [58.5kB]
Get:9 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy Release [65.9kB]
Get:10 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports Release [51.2kB]
Get:11 http://archive.canonical.com hardy/partner Packages [6285B]
Get:12 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release [58.5kB]
Get:13 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Packages [208kB]
Get:14 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Packages [1178kB]
Get:15 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release [58.5kB]
Get:16 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/main Packages [114kB]
Get:17 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/restricted Packages [14B]
Get:18 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/universe Packages [114kB]
Get:19 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/restricted Packages [8437B]
Get:20 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Sources [33.3kB]
Get:21 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/restricted Sources [901B]
Get:22 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe Packages [103kB]
Get:23 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/multiverse Packages [14.6kB]
Get:24 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/universe Packages [219kB]
Get:25 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe Sources [15.5kB]
Get:26 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/multiverse Packages [12.2kB]
Get:27 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/multiverse Sources [1104B]
Get:28 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/multiverse Packages [29.3kB]
Get:29 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/restricted Packages [6986B]
Get:30 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Sources [338kB]
Get:31 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/restricted Sources [1488B]
Get:32 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/universe Packages [4293kB]
Get:33 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/universe Sources [1323kB]
Get:34 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/multiverse Packages [179kB]
Get:35 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/multiverse Sources [60.9kB]
Get:36 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/main Packages [478kB]
Get:37 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/restricted Packages [8409B]
Get:38 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/main Sources [118kB]
Get:39 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/restricted Sources [941B]
Fetched 9169kB in 1min58s (77.4kB/s)
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?
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --clear-avail
dpkg: status database area is locked by another process
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
dpkg: status database area is locked by another process
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo aptitude install -f
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?
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Building tag database... Done
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?
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo aptitude update
Hit http://archive.canonical.com hardy Release.gpg
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release.gpg
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy Release.gpg
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.canonical.com hardy Release
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security Release
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports Release
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release
Hit http://archive.canonical.com hardy/partner Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/restricted Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Sources
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/main Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/restricted Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/restricted Sources
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/restricted Sources
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe Sources
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/multiverse Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/multiverse Sources
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/restricted Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/universe Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/multiverse Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/universe Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/universe Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/multiverse Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/multiverse Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/main Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/restricted Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/main Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/restricted Sources
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/universe Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/multiverse Packages
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?
E: Couldn't rebuild package cache
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo aptitude remove frostwire
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?
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Building tag database... Done
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?
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$

----- Original Message ----
From: Mark Rijckenberg <email address hidden>
To: <email address hidden>
Sent: Sun, October 18, 2009 1:53:27 PM
Subject: Re: [Question #86244]: I cannot uninstall frostwire

Your question #86244 on firefox-3.0 in ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox-3.0/+question/86244

    Status: Open => Answered

Mark Rijckenberg proposed the following answer:
Hi,

First please make sure to close all open programs, including all package
managers like Synaptic, Add/remove programs, etc ...

Then please try this procedure:

Step 1: Open Terminal from "Applications->Accessories->
Terminal"

Step 2: Please COPY-PASTE each line below into the Terminal then hit
<enter> after each line)

sudo cp -arf /var/lib/dpkg /var/lib/dpkg.backup
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/status-old /var/lib/dpkg/status
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/available-old /var/lib/dpkg/available
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/updates/*
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists
sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists
sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists/partial
LANG=C;sudo aptitude clean
LANG=C;sudo aptitude autoclean
LANG=C;sudo apt-get update
sudo dpkg --clear-avail
sudo dpkg --configure -a
LANG=C;sudo aptitude install -f
LANG=C;sudo aptitude update
LANG=C;sudo aptitude remove frostwire

Step 3: Please post results (copy/paste terminal output from each
command) on this thread

Hope it helps,

Regards,

Mark

--
If this answers your question, please go to the following page to let us
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https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox-3.0/+question/86244/+confirm?answer_id=3

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ealy (lionel-ealy2002) said : #7

No. That did it! Thank you very much!!!

----- Original Message ----
From: ealy <email address hidden>
To: <email address hidden>
Sent: Mon, October 19, 2009 5:15:24 PM
Subject: Re: [Question #86244]: I cannot uninstall frostwire

Your question #86244 on apt in ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apt/+question/86244

    Status: Answered => Open

You are still having a problem:
This is what I got:
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo cp -arf /var/lib/dpkg /var/lib/dpkg.backup
[sudo] password for lionel:
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/status-old /var/lib/dpkg/status
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/available-old /var/lib/dpkg/available
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/updates/*
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/status-old /var/lib/dpkg/status
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/available-old /var/lib/dpkg/available
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/updates/*
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists/partial
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo aptitude clean
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?
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Building tag database... Done
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?
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo aptitude autoclean
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?
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Building tag database... Done
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?
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo apt-get update
Get:1 http://archive.canonical.com hardy Release.gpg [189B]
Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security Release.gpg [189B]
Get:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy Release.gpg [189B]
Get:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release.gpg [189B]
Get:5 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports Release.gpg [189B]
Get:6 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release.gpg [189B]
Get:7 http://archive.canonical.com hardy Release [9331B]
Get:8 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security Release [58.5kB]
Get:9 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy Release [65.9kB]
Get:10 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports Release [51.2kB]
Get:11 http://archive.canonical.com hardy/partner Packages [6285B]
Get:12 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release [58.5kB]
Get:13 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Packages [208kB]
Get:14 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Packages [1178kB]
Get:15 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release [58.5kB]
Get:16 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/main Packages [114kB]
Get:17 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/restricted Packages [14B]
Get:18 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/universe Packages [114kB]
Get:19 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/restricted Packages [8437B]
Get:20 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Sources [33.3kB]
Get:21 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/restricted Sources [901B]
Get:22 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe Packages [103kB]
Get:23 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/multiverse Packages [14.6kB]
Get:24 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/universe Packages [219kB]
Get:25 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe Sources [15.5kB]
Get:26 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/multiverse Packages [12.2kB]
Get:27 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/multiverse Sources [1104B]
Get:28 http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/multiverse Packages [29.3kB]
Get:29 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/restricted Packages [6986B]
Get:30 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Sources [338kB]
Get:31 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/restricted Sources [1488B]
Get:32 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/universe Packages [4293kB]
Get:33 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/universe Sources [1323kB]
Get:34 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/multiverse Packages [179kB]
Get:35 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/multiverse Sources [60.9kB]
Get:36 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/main Packages [478kB]
Get:37 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/restricted Packages [8409B]
Get:38 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/main Sources [118kB]
Get:39 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/restricted Sources [941B]
Fetched 9169kB in 1min58s (77.4kB/s)
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?
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --clear-avail
dpkg: status database area is locked by another process
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
dpkg: status database area is locked by another process
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo aptitude install -f
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?
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Building tag database... Done
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?
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo aptitude update
Hit http://archive.canonical.com hardy Release.gpg
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release.gpg
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy Release.gpg
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.canonical.com hardy Release
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security Release
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports Release
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates Release
Hit http://archive.canonical.com hardy/partner Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/restricted Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Sources
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/main Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/restricted Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/restricted Sources
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/restricted Sources
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe Sources
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/multiverse Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/multiverse Sources
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/restricted Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/universe Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-backports/multiverse Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/universe Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/universe Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/multiverse Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/multiverse Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/main Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/restricted Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/main Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/restricted Sources
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/universe Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/multiverse Packages
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?
E: Couldn't rebuild package cache
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$ LANG=C;sudo aptitude remove frostwire
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?
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Building tag database... Done
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?
lionel@lionel-desktop:~$

----- Original Message ----
From: Mark Rijckenberg <email address hidden>
To: <email address hidden>
Sent: Sun, October 18, 2009 1:53:27 PM
Subject: Re: [Question #86244]: I cannot uninstall frostwire

Your question #86244 on firefox-3.0 in ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox-3.0/+question/86244

    Status: Open => Answered

Mark Rijckenberg proposed the following answer:
Hi,

First please make sure to close all open programs, including all package
managers like Synaptic, Add/remove programs, etc ...

Then please try this procedure:

Step 1: Open Terminal from "Applications->Accessories->
Terminal"

Step 2: Please COPY-PASTE each line below into the Terminal then hit
<enter> after each line)

sudo cp -arf /var/lib/dpkg /var/lib/dpkg.backup
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/status-old /var/lib/dpkg/status
sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/available-old /var/lib/dpkg/available
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/updates/*
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists
sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists
sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists/partial
LANG=C;sudo aptitude clean
LANG=C;sudo aptitude autoclean
LANG=C;sudo apt-get update
sudo dpkg --clear-avail
sudo dpkg --configure -a
LANG=C;sudo aptitude install -f
LANG=C;sudo aptitude update
LANG=C;sudo aptitude remove frostwire

Step 3: Please post results (copy/paste terminal output from each
command) on this thread

Hope it helps,

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Mark

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ealy (lionel-ealy2002) said : #9

Ok
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ealy (lionel-ealy2002) said : #10

No problem, just not at my computer right now. Problem solved.
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ealy (lionel-ealy2002) said : #11

That was before I tried your suggestion. Its all good now.
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ealy (lionel-ealy2002) said : #12

Thanks Mark Rijckenberg, that solved my question.