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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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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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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" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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/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 ...
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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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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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/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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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“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 ...
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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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“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: ...
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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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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 ...
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Not enough freespace to update? [duplicate]

i have a 500gb hd and happen to be using less than 1% and i get this.. .. nevermind, i need "atleast 10 reputation to post images.". the message i am getting while trying to update is "Not enough free ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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/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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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/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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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 ...
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My /boot is almost full [duplicate]

It seems like this is not the same for every one. I don't want to mess it up so it will not boot. I think this will help to show others what I have and what I should do: :~# df -h Filesystem ...
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Not enough boot space to install updates [duplicate]

I cannot install updates because it says "Not enough free disk space." I get the following message The upgrade needs a total of 92.5 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an ...
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/boot Not enough Disk Space! [duplicate]

I would call myself a step above a noob when it comes to linux and Ubuntu, but I'm having trouble here. I use my Ubuntu laptop as a torrent slave, and there is never any files saved on it for long so ...
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Need to clear space on /boot. What commands should I use to do so? [duplicate]

I tried to perform updates. The utility stated it needed more disk space and to free up space on /boot. The utility stated to use sudo apt-get clean on /boot. Which commands do I use in the terminal ...
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Why am I getting this every time I boot up? [duplicate]

Why do I get this ? every single time I boot up. Here is how much free space I got: and here it is in Nautilus: Now how can I clear it up since there is nothing to clear?
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no space on boot, + error msg: brokencount 0' + unmet dependencies [duplicate]

help please! my ubuntu 14.04 seems to be slow and giving me error messages, can't install or uninstall apps in software center. and i don't know code at all. i know how to open terminal and would ...
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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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The Volume “boot” has only … disc space remaining HELP [duplicate]

I'm complete dummy about ubuntu or lynux no knowledge about basics at all so PLEASE help me to solve the problem with the volume 'Boot" because I cant update for the new versions. Please explain in ...
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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 ...
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How can I clean my /boot partition? [duplicate]

My /boot partition is "full". I cannot clean old kernels. I have tried sudo apt-get clean and autoremove. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 lts. gzip: stdout: No space left on device E: mkinitramfs failure ...
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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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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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How to clean 100% full /boot in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux and my /boot is completely full and I have no idea how to clean it. Any help is appreciated.
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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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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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