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I'm trying to update and upgrade the Ubuntu Server 12.04 in order to fix the OpenSSL vulnerability (bring it to the latest version). The problem I'm having with this is that once I download the updates and it works fine, I run the sudo apt-get upgrade and it tells to me to fix some unmet dependencies. I run sudo apt-get -f install and after confirming the upgrade that takes almost 296MB errors out by telling me no space left on device. I've tried to clean up the boot partition and increased the size of it but still no luck. The root partition is already big enough for that if it's using it. I'm thinking it's not really disk space issue but rather it doesn't see the mount. It is unable to create /usr/src/linux-headers-* and errors while processing /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-headers-*. I am running out of ideas how to fix this. Help is appreciated.

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Can you post the output of df -h –  Charles Green Jun 26 at 15:52
possible duplicate of Why am I am unable to update/upgrade/install software ? –  Letizia Jun 26 at 16:59
Hey Charles, I don't have enough reps to post the output (which is stupid btw). Anyways, it looks something like this: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted On /dev/mapper/racktables-root 7.2G 4.4G 2.5G 65% / udev 237M 4.0K 237M 1% /dev tmpfs 99M 240K 99M 1% /run none 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock none 246M 0 246M 0% /run/shm /dev/sda1 228M 224M 0 100% /boot –  nestig Jun 26 at 18:44
try df -i and verify if inodes are exhausted –  Letizia Jun 26 at 22:05
Sorry for the late reply but I work part time and I have to be at work to try this. The output gives me INodes -> 474208 IUsed -> 472567 IFree -> 1641 IUse% -> 100% and this is for the root drive so this should matter if we're trying anything. Any ideas how to free up INodes? –  nestig Jul 1 at 20:11

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