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My cydia has started showing errors since I stopped the spire download in my iPhone 4 Since then none of my packages are visible nothing can be downloaded sources appear empty not refreshing anymore Whenever I open it it says - could not get lock //var/lib/ibkg/lock. Open (35 resource temporarily unavailable & Unable to lock the administrator directory var/lib/ibkg/. Is another process using it This wat comes up wenever I open it Please help me


Try rebooting your phone. Most likely, the Spire installation is still happening in the background.

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answered 22 Aug '12, 08:40

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kirb ♦
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I've tried rebooting but it doesnno change is there its still showing that message and no package is visible

(22 Aug '12, 08:46) Yahudi Yahudi's gravatar image

Try going to /var/lib/dpkg in iFile and deleting the lock file.

(22 Aug '12, 08:49) kirb ♦ kirb's gravatar image

Unfortunately I don't have it

(22 Aug '12, 08:51) Yahudi Yahudi's gravatar image

Hmm, that's strange... that error should only appear if that file exists. I'm out of ideas; sorry :(

(22 Aug '12, 08:54) kirb ♦ kirb's gravatar image

Thank u for trying please tell someone else too for solution of this problem

(22 Aug '12, 08:58) Yahudi Yahudi's gravatar image

No problem :)

(22 Aug '12, 09:06) kirb ♦ kirb's gravatar image

What iOS version are you running?

(22 Aug '12, 15:27) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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