Briefly describe your issue below:
E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (13: Permission denied)
E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend), are you root?
im in root no other programs open tryed to reset plz help

What version of Parrot are you running? (include version (e.g. 4.6), edition(e.g. Home//KDE/OVA, etc.), and architecture (currently we only support amd64)
parrot sec 4.7 single boot
What method did you use to install Parrot? (Debian Standard / Debian GTK / parrot-experimental) install live mode Gtk

Configured to multiboot with other systems? (yes / no)no single

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From some of the askubuntu forums. It seems that file is locked and could be caused by the system trying to update at the same time you are trying to install, thus locking the required files. According to them, waiting or a reboot should work.

Also see who owns those files, make sure it reads root:root with read, write, execute privileges for root.

One last thing, please answer the remaining questions so that I and others can further assist you.

Also check to see if there is a process running that is locking up that by running # ```
sudo fuser -v /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend

It will show you a process ID, and you can kill the process and retry the install.

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