How to solve error: snap “packagename” has “install-snap” change in progress error

Some times when you try to install the snap packages via your terminal app, you will get error: snap “packagename” has “install-snap” change in progress error. This is because of the incomplete or broken snap installation. This will happen during the installation of snap app, you stop the installation process accidentally or closed by system freeze or any other reason.

For example if you try to install the talesofmajeyal snap package and you close your terminal window accidentally. And after some time again you try to install it then you will get

error: snap "talesofmajeyal" has "install-snap" change in progress error

because of incomplete or broken talesofmajeyal snap installation and snap still working in the background.

Fix error: snap “packagename” has “install-snap” change in progress:

You can easily fix this error by following this easy tutorial. Open your terminal and type the below command in terminal and see the results.

snap changes

Here the output is

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323 Done today at 16:19 IST today at 16:33 IST Install "talesofmajeyal" snap

Note that id in this output . Here its 323. You need to abort that snap operation by running the below command.

sudo snap abort 323

After this try to install it again. If you still get that error restart your system and try again. And try to refresh your package  also.

sudo snap refresh talesofmajeyal

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