Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Update - Not working?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    ENGLAND
    Posts
    127

    Default Update - Not working?

    Every time I try to update o I get this

    System management is locked by the application with pid 23703 (/usr/sbin/packagekitd).
    Close this application before trying again.

    Would you like to continue without having access
    to the package management or retry to access it?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    West Virginia Sector 13
    Posts
    15,703

    Default Re: Update - Not working?

    Some other application with PID xxxxx is also running updates or downloads. only one application can update teh system at any given time. Most likely it is the Update widget that is checking for updates. If it does it all the time you may have a hung process. you can kill that process with the kill command. PID = Process ID

    kill PID
    where PID is the reported process number.

    If you want to see what process it is

    ps -A | grep PID
    where PID is the reported process number.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Posts
    114

    Default Re: Update - Not working?

    Still not working? Can you describe your update procedure in steps from a log on. If there is something simple that can mess something up I am likely familiar with it.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •