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I installed Ubuntu 13.04 a few weeks ago as a fresh install on my laptop. 64 bit, using full disc encryption.

Suddenly this message appears when updating the software.

I looked in GParted, and sure enough there is a separate partition with /boot on, which is only 243MiB. This is the first partition, on the drive - all following space is used by the encrypted filespace, which to me means that simply giving the /boot partition more space would be a tough task...

Here's a screenshot of my partitions. Note that this is unaltered from the standard automatic install setup... the only thing I did differently is choose to use full disc encryption.

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marked as duplicate by bodhi.zazen, Kevin Bowen, Luis Alvarado Jun 14 '13 at 23:21

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Try to use apt-get autoremove and see if that removes some of the older kernel packages.

If that does not work, I would suggest you do what I've had to do before, find the kernel you're on now, that's working fine, then use apt-get purge <name_of_older_kernel_package> on the packages for the older kernels.

This will remove all of those older kernels that you are not booting to any longer and may no longer be needed.

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