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E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?

What does these exceptions mean? I am getting these errors when I am trying to install simultaneously? Is there any means to avoid them??

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You can only install one program at a time. This is because the package manager checks dependencies. Make sure you have sudo permissions also. However you can specify multiple packages on one install line.
sudo apt-get install -y emacs git This would install both emacs and git. One after another not at the same time.

Maybe useful to link: https://superuser.com/questions/169759/installing-two-things-at-the-same-time-on-linux

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