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E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied)  

E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/  

W: Problem unlinking the file /var/cache/apt/pkgcache.bin - RemoveCaches (13: Permission denied)  

W: Problem unlinking the file /var/cache/apt/srcpkgcache.bin - RemoveCaches (13: Permission denied)

 

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14 hours ago, Brazzelton said:

E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied)  

E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/  

W: Problem unlinking the file /var/cache/apt/pkgcache.bin - RemoveCaches (13: Permission denied)  

W: Problem unlinking the file /var/cache/apt/srcpkgcache.bin - RemoveCaches (13: Permission denied)

 

Seems like a background process is using the APT package manager. Most probably an automatic update is running. You can disble automatic update and restart your computer to fix this problem.

I hope this helps.

Shovon

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