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intalling updates

Thu May 17, 2018 3:54 pm

I am getting sort of a strange error message when I try to install updates. The message says there is not enough free disk space, and that I need an additional 48.2 M free space on disk '/boot.' I find this weird because it is a 32GB disk and the disk management tool shows there is ample space. Since the 'boot' partition is created by the image creating software, how can I make the boot partition larger?

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Re: intalling updates

Thu May 17, 2018 4:10 pm

Since what you describe does indeed sound strange, could you provide some background information to support a possible meaningful reply?

What Operating System is running on your RPi?

How exactly do you try to install updates?

What is the full text of the resulting error message?

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Re: intalling updates

Fri May 18, 2018 9:37 am

And have you done anything out of the ordinary, like a custom kernel?
My mind is like a browser. 27 tabs are open, 9 aren't responding,
lots of pop-ups...and where is that annoying music coming from?

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Re: intalling updates

Fri May 18, 2018 3:38 pm

I get this problem when running Unbutu Mate and running the software update menu option. I work around it by by using synaptic instead and using the "mark all upgrades" button and then "apply" if any are found.

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