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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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/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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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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14.04 E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) after upgrade to 14.04 [duplicate]

Настраивается пакет linux-image-3.13.0-37-generic (3.13.0-37.64) … Running depmod. update-initramfs: deferring update (hook will be called later) The link /initrd.img is a dangling linkto ...
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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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“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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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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“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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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