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I'm trying to install gdebi on a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. The ONLY thing I've done since I installed this OS from a flash drive is set up Thunderbird ...
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    Getting Errors Whenever I Use Terminal


    I'm trying to install gdebi on a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. The ONLY thing I've done since I installed this OS from a flash drive is set up Thunderbird mail, which was already installed.

    I used the command

    Code:
    sudo apt-get install gdebi
    and got

    Code:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree       
    Reading state information... Done
    gdebi is already the newest version.
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 27 not upgraded.
    5 not fully installed or removed.
    After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
    Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
    debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
    Setting up man-db (2.6.5-2) ...
    debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
    dpkg: error processing man-db (--configure):
     subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
    Setting up gdebi-core (0.9.1ubuntu1) ...
    Setting up libgksu2-0 (2.0.13~pre1-6ubuntu3) ...
    update-alternatives: using /usr/share/libgksu/debian/gconf-defaults.libgksu-sudo to provide /usr/share/gconf/defaults/10_libgksu (libgksu-gconf-defaults) in auto mode
    Processing triggers for gconf2 ...
    Setting up gksu (2.0.2-6ubuntu2) ...
    Setting up gdebi (0.9.1ubuntu1) ...
    Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
    Errors were encountered while processing:
     man-db
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

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    gdebi is already the newest version.

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