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Cannot install anything on Ubuntu 12.04 Full Disc Error [duplicate]

I tried installing build-essential and I keep getting this error: (Reading database ... 375528 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking linux-image-3.2.0-51-generic (from ...
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Software update requires additional diskspace on '/boot' [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and tried to install important security updates by means of the software updater Unfortunately, the operation couldn't start and I got the following message: The upgrade ...
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Installs Keep Reporting No Space on Device [duplicate]

Thanks in advance for your help! I'm new to Ubuntu, and I'm sure my questions are pretty basic. I'm trying to install Java and Eclipse on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I'm using the command: sudo ...
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Can't do my software update “not enough space” but disk only half full [duplicate]

I went to do a software update and got the message that I need to free 10.5M out of /boot I did the Trash Empty and the sudo apt-get clean but that didn't help. I deleted some files in /boot but ...
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How do I clear my boot drive? [duplicate]

Every time that I boot up my computer, it gives me a warning that my /boot drive is full, even though I've cleared everything I can from the computer. How do I clear it? There is nothing on my ...
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Can't install any app [duplicate]

I am facing problem installing / updating any app on my system. I did some Google and came to know /boot is 99% full. I tried increasing it but everything failed because everything gets stuck at gzip: ...
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/boot is full and apt-get purge says it can't find package - this has worked before [duplicate]

/boot is filled so I cannot install updates. sudo apt-get purge vml*3.13.2* gives me an error message "package not found" - I am in /boot This has worked for me before ??? thanks
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Out of space in ubuntu partition [duplicate]

I am out of space in my boot partition. I have deleted old images, cannot remove apps due to dpkg problem. Can I shrink and move my /home partition, and use the recovered space on the back of the ...
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boot is full, updating fails [duplicate]

Hand translated: I am asked to update, but there appears to be little room. And even though I only recently have Ubuntu operating system, so there are almost no pictures, music, etc. I should mention ...
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How can I free up space in my /boot partition? [duplicate]

My /boot partition is full. Every time when I reboot I get the warning for that. Here below is a list of the contents of /boot. /boot/grub /boot/lost+found /boot/abi-3.5.0-44-generic ...
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Memory error in boot running Software Updater- boot folder memory problem? [duplicate]

Software Updater won't download and install Ubuntu security update because it says the boot folder doesn't have enough memory. Ran apt-get update and upgrade with no problem, error seems to be coming ...
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how to free disk space on disk '/boot [duplicate]

Error reads: the upgrade needs a total space of 81.5 M,free space on disk'/boot'. Please free at least an additional 66.5 M of disk space on '/boot'. Empty trash and remove temporary packages of ...
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Upgrade problem- insufficient room [duplicate]

I'm attempting to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. Upgrade aborts with message "not enough room on /boot. Empty trash and 'sudo apt-get clean'. I have done so, and still get the same message, and same ...
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My /boot partition hit 100% and now I can't upgrade. Can't remove old kernels to make room

My first issue was when i tried to apt-get update/upgrade. On upgrade I get the following error: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of mounting various directories on separate partitions?

While installing Ubuntu with the "something else" option, I found out that there are many folders that can be mounted on separate partitions, as you can see in the image below. So what are the ...

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