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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 more software? I have a 500GB hard disk, so there is enough space to play with.
sudo apt-get install libdvdread4 gzip: stdout: No space left on device E: mkinitramfs failure cpio 141 gzip 1 update-initramfs: failed for /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-33-generic with 1. run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools exited with return code 1 Failed to process /etc/kernel/postinst.d at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image-3.2.0-33-generic.postinst line 1010. dpkg: error processing linux-image-3.2.0-33-generic (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2 dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-image-server: linux-image-server depends on linux-image-3.2.0-33-generic; however: Package linux-image-3.2.0-33-generic is not configured yet. dpkg: error processing linux-image-server (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-server: linux-server depends on linux-image-server (= 126.96.36.199.36); however: Package linux-image-server is not configured yet. dpkg: error processing linux-server (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure. No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure. Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-3.2.0-33-generic linux-image-server linux-server N: Ignoring file 'michael-gruz-canon-precise.list.1' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension N: Ignoring file 'michael-gruz-canon-precise.list.1' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension
Listed below is the output of
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/ubuntu-root 712660664 104095912 572363692 16% / udev 3964792 4 3964788 1% /dev tmpfs 1591012 1064 1589948 1% /run none 5120 0 5120 0% /run/lock none 3977528 684 3976844 1% /run/shm /dev/sda1 233191 219821 929 100% /boot