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Old 07-08-2009, 01:55 AM   #1
nafta90
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Cannot install recommended Upgrades


Hello everyone,
Just installed Ubuntu, 9.04, yesterday and it wants me to install recommended upgrades. When I click install it tells me that it cannot do it because I have not enough space. The upgrades are about 250mb and I know during install Ubuntu partitioner set aside about 14gb for Ubuntu. Any ideas?
 
Old 07-08-2009, 01:58 AM   #2
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Please open up a terminal (aka xterm) and

sudo fdisk -l

and post the results
 
Old 07-08-2009, 02:31 AM   #3
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Here is what I got:

alexander@alexander-laptop:~$ sudo fdisk -l
[sudo] password for alexander:

Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xc3ffc3ff

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 24173 194168598+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda2 24174 28476 34557099+ f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda3 28476 30402 15471800 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda5 24499 28476 31942656 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda6 24174 24476 2433784+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda7 24477 24498 176683+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris

Partition table entries are not in disk order

Disk /dev/sdb: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xe8900690

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdb1 1 121601 976760001 c W95 FAT32 (LBA)

Disk /dev/mmcblk0: 7969 MB, 7969177600 bytes
221 heads, 20 sectors/track, 3521 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 4420 * 512 = 2263040 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/mmcblk0p1 2 3522 7778304 b W95 FAT32

Hope this helps, thank you.
 
Old 07-08-2009, 02:34 AM   #4
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Perhaps `df -h` might be more useful? (no sudo required)
 
Old 07-08-2009, 02:37 AM   #5
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Here is that too:

alexander@alexander-laptop:~$ df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda6 2.3G 2.1G 110M 96% /
tmpfs 1.5G 0 1.5G 0% /lib/init/rw
varrun 1.5G 100K 1.5G 1% /var/run
varlock 1.5G 0 1.5G 0% /var/lock
udev 1.5G 192K 1.5G 1% /dev
tmpfs 1.5G 76K 1.5G 1% /dev/shm
lrm 1.5G 2.4M 1.5G 1% /lib/modules/2.6.28-11-generic/volatile
/dev/sdb1 932G 301G 632G 33% /media/My Book
/dev/mmcblk0p1 7.5G 32K 7.5G 1% /media/disk
alexander@alexander-laptop:~$

thanks
 
Old 07-08-2009, 02:41 AM   #6
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That first line shows your problem. Your root partition (including some directory that the upgrade process needs to write to) is almost entirely full. Not surprising - 2.3GB isn't very much. You're going to want to resize that partition, probably coming out of the NTFS partition Linux calls sda5. Search for gparted on these forums; there's a number of topics about how to resize your partitions with it.
 
  


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