Ubuntu Windows 8 E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock – open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable)


If you encountered the following problem;

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock – open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable)

E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/)

 

Please apply the following;

sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock
sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock

source: http://askubuntu.com/questions/15433/how-do-i-fix-a-could-not-get-lock-var-lib-dpkg-lock-problem

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