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“gzip: stdout: No space left on device” while upgrading the kernel [duplicate]

I see the following error while trying run the command shown below. I read somewhere that my /boot partition is low on disk space. How can I increase the size of the /boot partition so I can install ...
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1answer
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Boot folder is full so cannot install updates. [duplicate]

Plenty of free disk space. How do I either free up space on boot or increase its size? Using release 12.10 (quantal) 64-bit Kernel Linux 3.5.0-26-generic. Thanks, Dave.
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1answer
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Can't clean a full /boot because of unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I got an error message explaining my /boot is full. trying to clean up old image files always seems to fail because of disk full errors or dependency errors. Could someone explain where I’m going ...
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1answer
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Trying to update but not enough space on boot (answer here) [duplicate]

The error message I get suggests "sudo apt-get clean" I try running it but nothing happens. Just get back to the prompt. Is there any other terminal commands I should try to clean temporary files ...
3
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2answers
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The volume “boot” has only 0 byte disk space remaining [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free up more space on /boot I am in Ubuntu 10.04. When I install the software updates with "Update Manager", there is a pop up dialog which tells me "The volume "boot" has ...
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I want to increase the size of my boot partition (Ubuntu 14.04 version) [duplicate]

I read in another post that kernels are distributed as new releases rather than upgrades. I didn't know this when I was allocating space to my partitions during my initial install of Ubuntu. As a ...
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How to free up space on /boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free up more space on /boot I logged onto my server today to find the message: => /boot is using 98.9% of 91MB When I look at /boot I see that it is indeed very low ...
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1answer
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sudo apt-get upgrade - Failure [duplicate]

This is a first for me. I've been having trouble upgrading Ubuntu 12.04. How do I fix this? sudo apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Install says there is “Not Enough Space” [duplicate]

"Not Enough Space"? I have plenty of space! What space is it talking about? How can I fix it? Not too much additional info to give: For starters, my /boot area is 243 Mib according to GParted. I ...
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Unable to remove old kernels [duplicate]

I'm trying to remove old kernel versions so I can upgrade. The method I'm using is below. sudo apt-get purge linux-image-x.y.z-server Every time I run it I get the following error: <(...
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1answer
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/dev/sda1 /boot is full [duplicate]

I know there are a lot of questions like this but I've tried pretty much to understand what to do and failed. By df -h I know that my /dev/sda1 /boot is with 100% use. I'm not understanding what I ...
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1answer
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what are linux-image-extra and linux-image-generic? [duplicate]

Every time I use sudo apt-get upgrade, I get errors with the linux-image-extra and linux-image-generic. I am new to Ubuntu so I would like to know if these "image" files are the same as in Windows? ...
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1answer
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/boot partition out of free space on standard install of 13.04 [duplicate]

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 ...
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1answer
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Safely remove old files in /boot [duplicate]

which of these files is safe to delete to free space in /boot? For future needs, how can I know which files are in use and which ones are obsolete? Thanks root@ubu:/boot# ls -l total 153003 -rw-r--...
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1answer
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How can I resize an LVM partition? [duplicate]

I have problems with system update because my boot disk is too small, but I don't know how to increase this. I have tried gparted live from a USB drive, but I can not reduce the size of the other ...
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1answer
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The 'Software Updater' does not have enough disk space on /boot drive [duplicate]

The 'Software Updater' states my computer does not have enough disk space on the /boot drive. It instructed me to free up enough space, but I do not have permission to delete any files. What should I ...
0
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1answer
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“gzip: stdout: No space left on device” error message when updating [duplicate]

My previous to last update was showing the following warning: Generating grub configuration file ... Warning: Setting GRUB_TIMEOUT to a non-zero value when GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT is set is no longer ...
3
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2answers
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My boot volume is full, what should I do now? [duplicate]

I keep on getting an urgent error message telling me my BOOT volume is full! How can I safely clean this up? Please be aware, I am a newbie in Linux. This is the result of uname -a: Linux ESPRIMO-...
2
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1answer
761 views

Unable to free space in /boot [duplicate]

Running: Linux ips-svf-1 3.0.0-22-server #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 12 17:56:20 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I'm trying to free space in /boot with apt-get -y purge, but every time I run the ...
2
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2answers
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Not able to clean out old kernel files in /boot [duplicate]

I am trying to Update my server navin@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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1answer
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I can't update my system ubuntu 14.4 [duplicate]

minna@minna-System-Product-Name:~$ sudo apt-get updates [sudo] password for minna: E: Invalid operation updates minna@minna-System-Product-Name:~$ sudo apt-get install updates Reading package lists......
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1answer
416 views

My /boot is too small for upgrade: Increase /boot size? Temporarily empty /boot? [duplicate]

I'm using a no-longer-supported Ubuntu 13.10 and want to upgrade it to 14.04. However, possibly because my predecessor set the boot partition with too small a size, when running do-release-upgrade I ...
4
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0answers
397 views

“Boot” has 0 bytes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free up more space on /boot The volume "boot" has only 0 bytes disk space remaining. You can free up disk space by removing unused programs or files, or by moving files to ...
0
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1answer
356 views

“Errors while handling” kernel packages after dist-upgrade [duplicate]

I did an apt-get dist-upgrade, now everytime I do something using apt-get, e.g. installing something, it gives me that there are errors while handling the following packages: linux-image-extra-3.13.0-...
0
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1answer
239 views

What is the easiest way to clean the boot folder in Ubuntu 14.04 when you have 0 bytes left [duplicate]

I have tried to look on ask Ubuntu and all answers say the same thing. I have tried lots of them and still no luck; is Ubuntu 14.04 code specific? Please help. : )
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0answers
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/boot full; how to clean or expand? [duplicate]

When I log into my Ubuntu server is see the following message: New release '15.10' available. Run 'do-release-upgrade' to upgrade to it. So I run the update command super_root@MyFakeServerName:~...
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2answers
218 views

Not enough disk space [duplicate]

It tells me "Not enough disk space" and I get 404 when trying to update Ubuntu.
0
votes
1answer
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no space in disk : sudo apt-get clean not working [duplicate]

Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root 292G 174G 103G 63% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup udev ...
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0answers
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apt-get upgrade failing [duplicate]

Upon running the command apt-get upgrade I get the following output. I have searched the forums and have ran various commands to clean up /boot but it still seems like I don't have enough room. The ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

How to get more space on /boot? [duplicate]

I have tried sudo apt-get clean and bleachbit. I know that my computer has plenty of free space. When I try to get an update it says /boot doesnt have enough free space. Is there any way I can just ...
0
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0answers
189 views

Not enough freespace to update? [duplicate]

I have a 500gb hd and happen to be using less than 1%. The message I am getting while trying to update is: Not enough free disk space. The upgrade needs a total of 91.4 M free space on disk '/boot'...
2
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1answer
169 views

How to clear space on a boot partition [duplicate]

We have inherited an Ubuntu Linux server that continues to run out of space on the /boot partition and now the clean and autoclean commands are no longer working. We suspect that the problem has ...
0
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0answers
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How to free up space in boot [duplicate]

I am a newbie to ubuntu, I am running 14.04 and am having problems installing updates. Message returns, after clicking install, back with "not enough disc space". I checked boot properties and sure ...
0
votes
0answers
138 views

Freeing up space in /boot (beginner) [duplicate]

I'm using Trusty. When updating, I've been getting the "The upgrade needs a total of x (79.3 M) free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional x (9,847 k) of disk space on '/boot'." ...
0
votes
1answer
107 views

Upgrade aborts half-way through with the error message there is too little space in the /boot folder [duplicate]

I have tried to run the updater to install 14.04. It aborts half-way through with the error message there is too little space in the /boot folder. It recommends emptying the trash and running apt-get ...
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2answers
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Deleting uneccessary kernels [duplicate]

I installed synaptic package manager to manage my packages and, I see many kernels, that are not being used, can I delete them? There are 2 - 3 using kernels and many non using.
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votes
1answer
128 views

Boot folder is almost full, how to give it more space? [duplicate]

My boot folder or whatever it is dev/sda1/boot only has about 300mb of memory and it's about full. I'm not sure why it has so little memory. I have a toshiba laptop and removed the windows and ...
1
vote
2answers
127 views

Can't Upgrade Ubuntu the System [duplicate]

The upgrade needs a total of 27.4 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 9,027 k of disk space on '/boot'. Empty your trash and remove temporary packages of former ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

Clear disk space to in the boot folder? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I attempt to install updates. I receive a message that says, "The volume boot has only 0 bytes disk space remaining". How do I clear disk space in the boot folder? This ...
0
votes
3answers
115 views

/boot is almost full preventing Software Updates [duplicate]

I can't do a software update because /boot is almost full. I, as root deleted unneeded files, but it didn't change the space problem. Trash shows that it's empty, and I can't get run gksudo nautilus ...
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2answers
64 views

/boot full, how do I delete the files kernel there safely with no complicated scripts? [duplicate]

I just update, but, I don't want to restart the computer, 'cause it may not reboot
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Partitions on Ubuntu 14.04.2 [duplicate]

How can I expand the Boot partition on Ubuntu 14.04.2 as it keeps telling me I have very little space left on that partition and I don't want to uninstall any files as I don't know what is necessary ...
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1answer
75 views

cant install updates because /boot doesnt have enough space [duplicate]

I am trying to install updates but get following message: "Update requires total of 79,8M free space on /boot. Free at least 14,3M on /boot. Empty recycle bin, and delete temporary packages of ...
1
vote
0answers
69 views

apt-get -f install [duplicate]

I'm trying to apt-get -f install on my Ubuntu 12.04 server. I get the following error message: After this operation, 157 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y (...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Why I can not update my programs [duplicate]

Every time I try to run the built-in software updater it tells me that it needs an additional 11.8 mb on "/boot" and to empty my trash, clean my system with sudo apt-get clean. I've tried both ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

The volume “boot” has only 2.8 mb disk space remaining [duplicate]

I keep getting the following message and am new to Ubuntu. Not sure how to increase the space in boot volume from other partition. The volume "boot" has only 2.8 mb disk space remaining it also ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Not enough free space on /boot to upgrade 14.04 - already cleared kernels, what else is here? [duplicate]

When software tries to update, I get a message that there's not enough disk space on /boot. I've got rid of old kernels and emptied trash, but there still isn't enough space. According to gparted, the ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Software Update [duplicate]

When I try to update my system I get a error stating. Not enough free disk space. The upgrade needs a total of 63.2 M free on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 21.1 M of disk space on ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Ubuntu claims its out of space? [duplicate]

When my wife starts her computer, she is told (after logging-in): The volume "boot" has only 0 bytes disk space remaining. You can free up disk space by removing unused programs or files, or by moving ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Cannot install or remove anything from terminal [duplicate]

----Update---- I cannot delete anything, what don't you guys get by this. I can't remove anything. I can't get rid of any of the old kernals. It says "linux-image-extra-3.16.0-51-generic" is needed ...

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