Failed swupd error message

Hi all, I’m new to Linux so need some help:-

I’ve been trying to install using the swupd command, but every time I try I get this error:-

Error: cannot aquire lock file, another swupd process is already running (possibly auto-update)
Error: Failed swupd initialization, exiting now.

I’ve tried turning off the auto update in the Software section, but it still will not accept the command.

All help is much appreciated.

Wait for a bit, it will eventually let you use the command, must by updating assuming you have a new install, even with auto-update off.

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