Error: Another app is currently holding the yum lock

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hi, I am using Fedora 17 LXDE 32+ bit distro and this is error I am getting in a terminal when I try to install a package being root. Thanks. Code: [root@localhost john]# yum install python* Loaded plugins: aliases, auto-update-debuginfo, changelog, dellsysid,               : downloadonly, fastestmirror, filter-data, fs-snapshot, keys,               : langpacks, list-data, local, merge-conf, post-transaction-               : actions, presto, priorities, protectbase, ps, pup (HowTos)