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Dear friends! I finally convinced my wife to remove Windows from her Acer Aspire 5680 and instead to use OpenSuse, but unfortunately I am having some major trouble for no ...
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    Accessing the Package Management failed


    Dear friends!

    I finally convinced my wife to remove Windows from her Acer Aspire 5680 and instead to use OpenSuse, but unfortunately I am having some major trouble for no reason.

    You see as soon as I installed the OS, I tried to add some new programs, like Thunderbird, etc but I keep getting an Accessing the Package Management failed error message. It says that it can't continue because process 9172 is blocking it. But I opened the System Monitor and can't find the **** 9172! My OpenSuse installation doesn't have this problem.



    Does anybody know how to fix it? I can't install or update any software at all!

    Cheers!

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    For you have updater installed and running? You might try running zypper from the command line. it might give you more information about which file is locked.

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    The package manager is in use by either the update program or you have another session of package manager running.

    If I start the package manager, can't find the software I want, go to the Suse website to look for it, find a one-click install for it and click it, only I forget to close the package manager first, I get that error.

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    I ended the gpk-update process from the System monitor and it worked!
    Penguinclaw from opensuse forums gave me the tip.

    Thanks guys!

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