FireStarter not installing

Asked by Ashish Kumar Singh on 2010-05-03

On selecting the USE THIS SOURCE for Firestarter in Ubuntu Software Center
I get the following error

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/aptdaemon/worker.py", line 116, in _process_transaction
    self.update_cache()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/aptdaemon/worker.py", line 426, in update_cache
    self._cache.update(progress, raiseOnError=True)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/apt/deprecation.py", line 103, in deprecated_function
    return func(*args, **kwds)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 309, in update
    raise LockFailedException("Failed to lock %s" % lockfile)
LockFailedException: Failed to lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock

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Ubuntu firestarter Edit question
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Solved by:
wojox
Solved:
2010-05-04
Last query:
2010-05-04
Last reply:
2010-05-03
Best wojox (wojox) said : #1

I don't know why that's still in there? It's not even supported and I believe it was abandoned.

You should use UFW - Uncomplicated Firewall. It's installed by default. All you have to do is enable it.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UFW

Ashish Kumar Singh (ash-singh) said : #2

Thanks wojox, that solved my question.