Uninstall super boot manager

Anyone know how to delete super boot manager from Zorin?

sudo apt remove super-boot-manager or sudo apt purge super-boot-manager or Synaptic

I have tried both these commands, and Synaptic
Out come:
E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend), is another process using it?

Synaptic:
The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic Release’ does not have a Release file.

What next?

Try “Method 2” onward as listed here: https://itsfoss.com/could-not-get-lock-error/

Hi carmar. Tried this, here’s the result

redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo lsof /var/lib/dpkg/lock
[sudo] password for redearthman:
lsof: WARNING: can’t stat() fuse.gvfsd-fuse file system /run/user/1000/gvfs
Output information may be incomplete.
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo lsof /var/lib/apt/lists/lock
lsof: WARNING: can’t stat() fuse.gvfsd-fuse file system /run/user/1000/gvfs
Output information may be incomplete.
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo lsof /var/cache/apt/archives/lock
lsof: WARNING: can’t stat() fuse.gvfsd-fuse file system /run/user/1000/gvfs
Output information may be incomplete.
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo kill -9 <process_id>
bash: syntax error near unexpected token `newline’
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$

So not much luck there. I’m having ongoing problems with this installation of Zorin, it just doesn’t seem compatible with Lenovo Ideapad S145 hardware. For instance, it won’t run the Xforce panel app, Microsoft Word app on Wine in or download other apps, so I’m going to load lite instead of core.

Thanks!

Run sudo dpkg --configure -a
Then try the removal commands again.

The warnings can be ignored. You were supposed to put a process ID for the kill command but since no ID came out from the prior commands, it doesn’t matter. The rm commands succeeded so you just have to retry the removal commands.

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OK. Ran commands and here is result.

edearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
[sudo] password for redearthman:
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ carmar
carmar: command not found
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ Community Moderator
Community: command not found
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ 4h
4h: command not found
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo apt remove super-boot-manager
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
E: Unable to locate package super-boot-manager
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo apt purge super-boot-manager
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
E: Unable to locate package super-boot-manager

When attempting to use other sudo in terminal, this repeatedly appears in the 2nd to last line:

Ign:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic InRelease

The package is already uninstalled.
To remove the repository, use:
sudo ppa-purge ppa:ingalex/super-boot-manager
then sudo apt update

Hi Carmar. I have run those commands, however now when trying to install the proton vpn this is the result in the scripts:

Ign:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic InRelease

Err:16 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic Release
404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.85 80]Reading package lists… Done
E: The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic Release’ does not have a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can’t be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

Reading package lists… Done
E: The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic Release’ does not have a Release file.

N: Updating from such a repository can’t be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

Err:16 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic Release
404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.85 80]
Reading package lists… Done
E: The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic Release’ does not have a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can’t be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details."

As you can see the ingalex launch pad is well and truly stuck in there.

The whole terminal script is as follows:

redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ wget -q -O - https://repo.protonvpn.com/debian/public_key.asc | sudo apt-key add -
[sudo] password for redearthman:
OK
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ‘deb https://repo.protonvpn.com/debian unstable main’
Hit:1 http://ubuntu.mirrors.theom.nz bionic InRelease
Hit:2 http://ubuntu.mirrors.theom.nz bionic-updates InRelease
Hit:3 http://ubuntu.mirrors.theom.nz bionic-backports InRelease
Hit:4 http://ubuntu.mirrors.theom.nz bionic-security InRelease
Ign:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:6 https://packages.zorinos.com/stable bionic InRelease
Hit:7 https://packages.zorinos.com/patches bionic InRelease
Hit:8 https://packages.zorinos.com/apps bionic InRelease
Hit:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/zorinos/apps/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:10 https://packages.zorinos.com/drivers bionic InRelease
Hit:11 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Hit:12 https://repo.protonvpn.com/debian unstable InRelease
Hit:13 http://ppa.launchpad.net/zorinos/drivers/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:14 http://ppa.launchpad.net/zorinos/patches/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:15 http://ppa.launchpad.net/zorinos/stable/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Err:16 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic Release
404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.85 80]
Reading package lists… Done
E: The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic Release’ does not have a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can’t be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install protonvpn
Hit:1 http://ubuntu.mirrors.theom.nz bionic InRelease
Hit:2 http://ubuntu.mirrors.theom.nz bionic-updates InRelease
Hit:3 http://ubuntu.mirrors.theom.nz bionic-backports InRelease
Hit:4 http://ubuntu.mirrors.theom.nz bionic-security InRelease
Hit:5 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Ign:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:7 https://packages.zorinos.com/stable bionic InRelease
Hit:8 https://packages.zorinos.com/patches bionic InRelease
Hit:9 https://packages.zorinos.com/apps bionic InRelease
Hit:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/zorinos/apps/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:11 https://packages.zorinos.com/drivers bionic InRelease
Hit:12 https://repo.protonvpn.com/debian unstable InRelease
Hit:13 http://ppa.launchpad.net/zorinos/drivers/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:14 http://ppa.launchpad.net/zorinos/patches/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:15 http://ppa.launchpad.net/zorinos/stable/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Err:16 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic Release
404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.85 80]
Reading package lists… Done
E: The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ingalex/super-boot-manager/ubuntu bionic Release’ does not have a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can’t be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$ ^C
redearthman@RedEarthMan-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S145-14AST:~$

Thanks for your help.

Go to System -> Software Updater -> wait for it to check for updates and then click the Settings button when it stops. In the new window, click the Other Software tab, scroll to find the ingalex repository and click the Remove button in the bottom area of that window.

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Thanks Carmar. Magic!

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