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/boot low on disk space [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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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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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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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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/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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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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“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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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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I can't use apt-get -f install [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I need to install some tools(I am root). When using apt-get...etc. I kept getting the advice from Ubuntu to first to apt-get install. Wich didn't work, and led me to trying ...
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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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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 update, no space left on device [duplicate]

I tried to update but it suggested I use sudo apt-get -f install. I tried using that command, but now it gives me this error: no space left on device Below are the results of running: sudo apt-get ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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/boot has 3.5Mb [duplicate]

Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-3.8.0-30-generic linux-image-extra-3.8.0-30-generic linux-image-generic linux-generic linux-image-extra-3.8.0-29-generic E: Sub-process ...
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My boot space is full,how can I free up space or delete old ,unused package ,kernel?I want to increase the space on boot [duplicate]

There is no space in my boot.I get a warning every time I reboot my system.You know ,I don't know which packages or kernels to delete.I deleted some packages and kernels before.After that,my system ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 trying to download upgrades [duplicate]

Not Enough Space: The upgrade needs a total of 50.8 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 50.8 M of disk space on '/boot'. Empty your trash and remove temporary packages of ...
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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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Problem in Update [duplicate]

I am bit new to Ubuntu. Every day softer updater shows update and when I click install it does it work. But i don't why, when I tried to update it show the message NOT ENOUGH FREE DISK SPACE. I Think ...
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E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution) [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 since almost a month now. Am a pretty novice in Linux and in software in general. My /boot is full : bijo@bijo-AMILO-Xi-2428:~$ df -h Filesystem ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I repair a system with a deleted kernel?

Because I wanted to get more free space on my HDD, I deleted old kernels (dont ask me why I was so mad.). I accidentally deleted the active kernel too (3.2.0-27 on Ubuntu 12.04). First I couldn't ...
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How do I resize my /boot partition?

/boot has become 100% full somehow. df -k Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/ubuntu-root 191078052 31758960 149612804 18% / udev ...
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“Unmet Dependencies” problem when trying apt-get install

Anytime I try to install python packages using the command: sudo apt-get install python-package I get the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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“gzip: stdout: No space left on device”

After the recent updates I've installed I got the following error when installing or uninstalling apps from Ubuntu Software center on Ubuntu 13.04: installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... ...
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/boot full caused kernel dependency problems Ubuntu 12.04

I let the auto security update fill /boot. I deleted some files, but apparently there were other issues. This is a similar problem that I have seen in this forum over and over but I have tried all ...
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How to resize boot partition

Here's my problem. I'd like to reinstall Ubuntu. My laptop is an old HP Compaq nx7400. The optical drive went wrong, it can't read discs. I would use a USB port instead but the laptop won't boot from ...
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Unmet dependencies when I tried to free up unused kernels

I am running 12.04. I read this http://askubuntu.com/a/90219/18876 as reference. I checked all the one I have. yeukhon@fubini:~$ aptitude search ~ilinux-image i linux-image-3.2.0-29-generic-pae ...
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How to fix boot issue ? VFS: cannot open root device “mapper/x” or unknown-block(0,0)

I've got ubuntu 12.04 running as a virtualserver on virtualbox. Last night there was a power surge and this morning I can't boot my virtual server. I get a long error message. I picked this up: ...

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