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/boot only has 243 MB of space with 180MB used (according to GParted) I'm trying to install updates, but i need another 24.9MB freed.

I want to resize /boot to give it an extra GB (or so) so i can continue downloading updates.

GParted won't seem to let me do that.

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  • YOu need to remove older kernels rather than expand the partition – Thomas Ward Dec 12 '14 at 0:26
  • how do i do that – Shut Up Dec 12 '14 at 0:34
  • ok, i used [uname -r] to see what version i am using i used [dpkg -l | grep linux-image] to view the kernels and [sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.13.0-32] etc. to purge the older versions. is that all i need to do? – Shut Up Dec 12 '14 at 0:47
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Follow these instructions to clear space:

Not enough free disk space when upgrading

I find the ubuntu-tweak method works well.

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