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Old 08-06-2009, 04:09 PM   #1
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Getting "E514: write Error (file system full ?)" error


Hi,

I am new to Linux operating system. I have installed Ubuntu in my laptop. I am getting the following error, when I try to create and write some content into the file in my home directory.

"E514: write Error (file system full ?)"

I am using ubuntu operating system in my laptop.

Note: I use Dual Booting system (Windows Vista and the Ubuntu)
I have made a new partition for this OS (18.5 Gb).
While installing the operating system, I have exported the windows folders.

so I believe this might have occupied all the memory. if it is so ho w to unexport the windows stuff.

Thanks,
Senthil
 
Old 08-06-2009, 04:40 PM   #2
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when I run the 'df' command; I am getting following results.

File System 1k-Blocks used Available %use Mounted On
/dev/sda7 18239964 17379584 0 100% /



so I believe Windows documents have been occupied the total space. so how to demount the windows documents and make use of the memory configured for the Linux system.
 
Old 08-06-2009, 07:01 PM   #3
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Before jumping to conclusions, I'd recommend the du cmd http://linux.die.net/man/1/du to find what the problem really is.
Try a few options, and post the results (& cmd used) if you don't understand them.
 
Old 08-07-2009, 12:57 PM   #4
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Thank you so much for your info
I have executed the du command, it lists all the directories and files recursively. I came to know that the files which was there in my windows "Music" Folder are listing here, these files occupies all the space.

I have removed those files and tied, I could create new files in my home directory. Still I couldnot unmount those directories, could you please help me on unmounting those directories.

Thank you again
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