[Solved] Another Pacman instance running

This morning when I tried to update my system with yay command I got this error:

mardix@mardix-81x2 ~]$ yay
 -> /var/lib/pacman/db.lck is present.
 -> There may be another Pacman instance running. Waiting...

So what’s the problem and how can I fix it?

sudo rm /var/lib/pacman/db.lck

This file prevents multiple instances, if pacman crashes it can be left behind. Just delete it.


Thanks. I just did some search which I should have done at first place and found the same solution here:
:flushed: :slightly_smiling_face:


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