[maemo-users] problem with App manager

From: daniel young djyoung4 at gmail.com
Date: Thu Feb 18 22:16:49 EET 2010
no dice.  any other ideas othder then reflashing the device

On 2/18/10, Kimmo Hämäläinen <kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-02-17 at 22:31 +0100, ext daniel young wrote:
>> Ok so i already sent this out but it kind of got hijacked by somebody
>> else with a different problem.  Anyways, I haven't been able to update
>> or install a new app for a few weeks now.  When I go into the
>> application list it just says no applications available.  this is what
>> it says in the log:
>>         E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists.new/lock - open
>> (2 No such file or directory)
>>         E: Unable to lock the list directory
>> I have no idea what to do about it.  What i got before is that some of
>> the dev.  apps that i installed filled up my root drive to much and
>> something bad happened.  any help is greatly appreciated.
> It looks like this /var/lib/apt/lists.new directory is a temporary
> directory that is created to replace /var/lib/apt/lists after refreshing
> the repos. You can probably just "rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists.new" and
> then start Application Manager and refresh the repos again to recover.
> Maybe the directory was left there because of a crash or something
> else...
> -Kimmo

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