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" E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. " then it say no space left on device, and when ever I try another thing, it return same problem

  • Did you try deleting some unwanted packages to create some space, then? – jobin Dec 6 '13 at 4:03
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Check your free disk space with df in a terminal or terminal emulator. If your disk Use% is full (above 90-95%) then you need to remove some packages or upgrade to a bigger hard drive.

  • it says:Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda8 18273204 16613040 743380 96% / udev 1801900 4 1801896 1% /dev tmpfs 723688 880 722808 1% /run none 5120 0 5120 0% /run/lock none 1809212 2264 1806948 1% /run/shm /dev/sda7 24489984 299520 24190464 2% /media/DISK2_VOL4 /dev/sda6 48817600 2248832 46568768 5% /media/DISK2_VOL3 /dev/sda5 39060480 4720864 34339616 13% /media/DISK2_VOL2 /dev/sda1 19535008 9247252 10287756 48% /medi – user222615 Dec 6 '13 at 4:18
  • this one, how to delete in there, /dev/sda8 18273204 16613040 743380 96% – user222615 Dec 6 '13 at 4:18
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    I solved the trouble, it was cause the Inodes was on 100% used on the root. I deleted the old Linux kernels, this reduced it to 30% so now all work again. – user222615 Dec 6 '13 at 8:10
  • +1, nice work, df is the number one tool to get you headed in the right direction when you're having space issues! Glad to help. If my answer helped lead to your solution, please select it as the best answer with the checkmark next to it. Enjoy open source freedom my friend! – DeeJayh Dec 7 '13 at 18:17
  • You can't remove packages if you need to run dpkg --configure -a first... – chefarov May 11 '18 at 10:53

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