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1 Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock
This error will be caused because other process running dpkg operation like apt command.
$ sudo apt install -y <package><snip>E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock – open (11: Resourcetemporarily unavailable)
2 Avoid “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock”
So stop apt-daily and apt-daily-upgrades will avoid “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock”.
$ sudo systemctl mask apt-daily.service$ sudo systemctl mask apt-daily.timer$ sudo systemctl mask apt-daily-upgrade.service$ sudo systemctl mask apt-daily-upgrade.timer$ # NOTE: AppCenter needs packagekit.$ # If you need AppCenter, please unmask packagekit.$ sudo systemctl mask packagekit$ sudo sed -e ‘s;^;//;g’ -i /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/20packagekit