Topic: apt-get problems
started by: juan
Posted by juan on Dec. 11 2003,03:28After downloading and uncompressing dpkg.tar.gz successfully, I try to update apt-get but I got the following message:
"E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (2 No such file or directory)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root?"
Posted by Dan on Dec. 11 2003,03:53Three things:
Are you doing it as root?
Is DSL installed on your hard drive (not running from CD)?
Did you type 'dsl-restore' as root with a functional net connection?
Posted by Crotalus on Dec. 11 2003,04:03Run 'dpkg-restore' as root.