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    software installation stopped by "pid 2247 packagekitd"

    hi, i am new to linux. i am using opensus 11. when i try to install a software from "yast>software management" it gives me a message, "system management is locked with pid 2247, close this application before trying again." i tried to kill the process but it gives "operation not permitted".


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    Linux Guru gogalthorp's Avatar
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    West (by God) Virginia
    You can not have two processes trying to install software at the same time. Most likely you have Yast and Uppdater trying to run at the same time. You would need to be root to kill the process.

    become root in the console window by typing

    su -

    the - is important

    kill PID
    where PID is the process ID you want to kill.

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