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How do I free up more space in /boot?

My /boot partition is nearly full and I get a warning every time I reboot my system. I already deleted old kernel packages (linux-headers...), actually I did that to install a newer kernel version ...
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Can't upgrade due to low disk space on /boot

I try to do do-release-upgrade but then I get: Not enough free disk space The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 25.7 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an ...
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How can I remove old kernels/install new ones when /boot is full?

I know this question is asked many times before, however with me it is just a bit different I guess. # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 224G 5.2G 208G 3% / ...
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I get this error after upgrade

I got this error message after the most recent upgrade: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of initramfs-tools: initramfs-tools depends on initramfs-tools-bin (<< 0.99ubuntu13....
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Why there is an update-initramfs error when removing a kernel by dpkg? [duplicate]

I got the following output when removing a kernel by dpkg --purge : Removing linux-headers-3.13.0-112-generic (3.13.0-112.159) ... Removing linux-image-extra-3.13.0-112-generic (3.13.0-112.159) ... ...
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How do I remove old kernels despite 100% inode use in /usr?

I was trying to update my packages today: $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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0answers
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How to free space on a full /boot partition? [duplicate]

Stuck running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Lenova desktop with a small boot partition now with 0(zero) bytes after many upgrades. Currently at 4.4.0-71-generic but new upgrades fail. Have tried suggestions ...
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boot full half installed kernals [duplicate]

I've only had Ubuntu for a couple of months so please be gentle as I'm a complete noob here. I'm getting the boot full warning that seems to have plagued many on here, but none of the answers seem to ...
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Problem Upgrading - Wants to do a Partial Upgrade, Is this safe for my xbmc install?

Running software update gives me this: Clicking partial upgrade gives me: It seems that it wants to remove (at least some portion of) xbmc. Is this safe to do without effecting my xmbc install? I'm ...
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Unmet dependencies when I tried to free up unused kernels

I am running 12.04. I read this https://askubuntu.com/a/90219/18876 as reference. I checked all the one I have. yeukhon@fubini:~$ aptitude search ~ilinux-image i linux-image-3.2.0-29-generic-pae ...
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Cannot clean up the /boot drive [duplicate]

I am trying to clean up my /boot drive but I feel like I'm in a vicious circle. What I have tried so far is this: $ df -h /dev/xvda1 236M 230M 0 100% /boot $ ...
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Error message “Error:BrokenCount>0” [duplicate]

I get the red symbol with the white line through it at the top of my screen. It says Error:BrokenCount>0 Now i go into the Synaptic Package Manager and click on the Broken Dependecies and get ...
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1answer
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Problem updating packages on Ubuntu Server

I'll start by saying I'am a total beginner in Linux. I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS installed on a separate machine and I use it for storing data and hosting some services. I usually use Webmin to update ...
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What are “important files”?

I'm fighting the 'too small /boot partition' problem, and it looks like I'm going to have to either re-partition or install a larger drive (AND re-partition?). I keep seeing warnings that I should be ...
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1answer
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apt-get: not able to install or upgrade any package [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I can't install or upgrade any package I have: apt-get install traceroute Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You ...

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