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Aug
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comment LiveCD Ubuntu 12.04, can't open file “Kconfig”
Looks like make is possibly trying to build a kernel. Is your current directory the top of a kernel tree? If so, is there a drivers/staging/usbip/Kconfig? The Linux kernel menuconfig make file needs access to all of the individual config files distributed through the kernel tree, if I recall correctly. I suspect what you have downloaded rather than the live CD, although you may need to install some build dependencies, too, to make this work.
Aug
3
comment My /boot partition hit 100% and now I can't upgrade. Can't remove old kernels to make room
@EliahKagan, I've edited the answer to suggest trying apt-get clean first, but I'm note sure whether it works in thies condition or not. It won't help the OP but might help others without separate /boot partitions. I tried to go from the least aggresive steps to the most aggressive.
Aug
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revised My /boot partition hit 100% and now I can't upgrade. Can't remove old kernels to make room
Clarify a few more items
Aug
3
revised My /boot partition hit 100% and now I can't upgrade. Can't remove old kernels to make room
Address trying apt-get clean and removing more files from cache. Try to clarify what to leave when cleaning /boot
Aug
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revised My /boot partition hit 100% and now I can't upgrade. Can't remove old kernels to make room
Mention cleaning up the packages corresponding to the file cleaned up
Aug
2
answered Error while making a .deb package with Quickly: setup.py install_egg_info failed
Aug
2
answered Memtest86+ Result Decoding
Aug
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comment My /boot partition hit 100% and now I can't upgrade. Can't remove old kernels to make room
I updated my answer with the further files to remove by hand. It seems to me that removing the 3.0.0.13 and 3.0.0.14 sets (five files to the set including the abi file) would suffice.
Aug
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revised My /boot partition hit 100% and now I can't upgrade. Can't remove old kernels to make room
Freeing up the space for a config file won't be enough--so include instructions on how to remove other old files
Aug
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revised My /boot partition hit 100% and now I can't upgrade. Can't remove old kernels to make room
Add information on how to reclaim space on separate /boot partition
Aug
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answered My /boot partition hit 100% and now I can't upgrade. Can't remove old kernels to make room
Aug
2
revised Installed ubuntu 12.04 from usb but it's not working: compiz error
OP says he is unexperienced. Added instructions on how to perform the action.
Aug
2
revised How do i apply this patch/fix?
Patch is an xorg patch; add xorg tag
Aug
2
answered Pygtk dialog and return id/info
Aug
1
comment NTFS partition not clearly unmounted PLEASE HELP
Can you describe in more detail what you are doing when this happens and when you get the message? This is happening sometime during installation?
Aug
1
comment DNS not working over DSL
It looks odd to me that the local IP and remote IP addresses are so disimilar. Can you ping 80.191.122.18 ? Would you mind describing what you did to fix the problem in an answer and then accepting it to help others with this problem in the future?
Aug
1
comment NTFS partition not clearly unmounted PLEASE HELP
Assuming that you were booting Windows from that partition, I believe you should be getting a message asking if you want to schedule the chkdsk, and after saying yes you have to reboot Windows again and wait quite a while for it to run before bringing all of Windows up. Is that what happened?
Aug
1
comment Grub rescue please help
The disk isn't really blank. You should be able to recover from this. Once you can reboot you can use Windows to download and create a rescue CD or Ubuntu CD.
Aug
1
comment Grub rescue please help
I think this is your best bet. Your disk has not been blanked. If you never removed your Windows partition it should still be there and you should be able to use it. Your Ubuntu stuff is probably still on the disk but it won't be able to be found because you removed the partition information. Ubuntu LUGs or other computer clubs or computer shops should be able to loan you a bootable CD or flash drive to help you.
Aug
1
comment Grub rescue please help
@AnwarShah I don't agree that it is off-topic in either case. If he got in trouble because he tried Ubuntu we should lend him a hand in recovering if we can.