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I am working on an Ubuntu virtualbox and trying to install curl using
sudo apt-get install curl -y.
I got a response saying there were unmet dependencies and saying You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these:
So, I execute
apt-get -f install and encounter a new problem:
After this operation, 43.0 MB of additional disk space will be used. (Reading database ... 273817 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../linux-image-3.13.0-91-generic_3.13.0-91.138_amd64.deb ... Done. Unpacking linux-image-3.13.0-91-generic (3.13.0-91.138) ... dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-image-3.13.0-91-generic_3.13.0-91.138_amd64.deb (--unpack): cannot copy extracted data for './boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-91-generic' to '/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-91-generic.dpkg-new': failed to write (No space left on device) No apport report written because the error message indicates a disk full error dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d . run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postrm.d/initramfs-tools 3.13.0-91-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-91-generic run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postrm.d/zz-update-grub 3.13.0-91-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-91-generic Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-image-3.13.0-91-generic_3.13.0-91.138_amd64.deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Basically, it's complaining there is no space left on device.
df -h confirms:
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/ITS--vg-root 38G 18G 18G 51% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup udev 988M 12K 988M 1% /dev tmpfs 201M 540K 200M 1% /run none 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock none 1001M 4.0K 1001M 1% /run/shm none 100M 0 100M 0% /run/user /dev/sda1 236M 226M 0 100% /boot
So if I'm reading this correctly,
apt-get -f install is trying to write 43.0 MB worth of content into available space of 18G.
Why is it complaining there is inadequate space?