Do you install as root..that is using Sudo ?
On Tue, 01 Jan 2008 14:29:28 +0100
> Here's the thing. I reinstalled firefox from the Synaptic but in
> vain. Every time it is being prompted to be intitated
> from /opt/firefox to which I do not have permissions to delete (tried
> out chmod but doesn't work).
> Also there's conflict on the libstdc++ as when I try to install it I
> get the following error.
> 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?