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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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/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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/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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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 ...
0
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
2
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1answer
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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 ...
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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“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 ...
0
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1answer
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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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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
0
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1answer
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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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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 ...
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2answers
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Not enough disk space [duplicate]

It tells me "Not enough disk space" and I get 404 when trying to update Ubuntu.
0
votes
1answer
145 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
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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 ...
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0answers
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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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1answer
124 views

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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1answer
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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 ...
0
votes
1answer
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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 ...
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 ...
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vote
2answers
123 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 ...
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0answers
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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
104 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
86 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 ...
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2answers
63 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
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3answers
104 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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1answer
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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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0answers
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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 ...
0
votes
1answer
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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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1answer
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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 ...
0
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0answers
48 views

Boot Space memory allocation [duplicate]

I am unable to install new software, because the boot partition is maxed out. In my boot folder are included all the kernels installed. If I go into that folder and delete all but the current ...
0
votes
0answers
42 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
41 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 ...
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vote
0answers
39 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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0answers
36 views

Why Do Ubuntu Updates Still Fill Up the Boot Folder? Update On Very Old Problem [duplicate]

I am now using Ubuntu 15.10 on at least two PCs. I had problems upgrading from v 14 to v 15.04 because of the boot folder being almost full of old images - "not enough disk space". I solved this ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

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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