Ubuntu Error: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/)

Problem: Ubuntu gives error “Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?” when using apt-get.

Reason: Another apt-get update working or Update manager checking for updates.

Fix:  Close Update manager/ wait of current apt-get update to finish, and try again.

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