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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    OK, I will do that for each old kernel.

    And my problem all along seemed to be I wasn't in root.
    I reverted back to my home directory while still in root and re-did the original command


    rm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    ronnie@Ubuntu2:~$ sudo -i[sudo] password for ronnie:
    root@Ubuntu2:~# cd /boot
    root@Ubuntu2:/boot# cd .Trash-0
    root@Ubuntu2:/boot/.Trash-0#

    Forgot the sudo. Ok, now it seams like I'm into the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    ronnie@Ubuntu2:~$ cd /bootronnie@Ubuntu2:/boot$ cd .Trash
    bash: cd: .Trash: No such file or directory
    ronnie@Ubuntu2:/boot$

    :confused:
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    Bingo,

    I just now deleted 3 files like this \\:D/ , so at least we're getting somewhere now. OK, so now that we know the '*' is the culprit, any suggestions on what to try next? Do I need to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    ronnie@Ubuntu2:~$ sudo cd /boot/.Trash-0/files/[sudo] password for ronnie:
    Sorry, try again.
    [sudo] password for ronnie:
    sudo: cd: command not found
    ronnie@Ubuntu2:~$
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    ronnie@Ubuntu2:~$ cd /boot/.Trash-0/files/bash: cd: /boot/.Trash-0/files/: Permission denied
    ronnie@Ubuntu2:~$ cd /boot/.Trash-0/files/
    bash: cd: /boot/.Trash-0/files/: Permission denied...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    Just now checked and they're still there. and I'm still showing 89% usage for boot.
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    Hi,
    Yea I copy and pasted. I just now tried it again with no results. Here is what I'm getting, is it supposed to show files getting deleted? Because it's not.


    ronnie@Ubuntu2:~$ sudo rm -rf...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    Tried this command but the files are still there. What did I do wrong? Thanks for your all's patience with me. ;)
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    Sorry, guess this is what you wanted:


    ronnie@Ubuntu2:~$ sudo ls -la /boot/.Trash-0/filestotal 212612
    drwx------ 2 root root 3072 Sep 7 13:46 .
    drwx------ 4 root root 1024 Mar...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    OK, there is a lot of stuff in the trash-O file,


    ronnie@Ubuntu2:~$ sudo ls -la /boot/.Trash-0[sudo] password for ronnie:
    total 13
    drwx------ 4 root root 1024 Mar 18 11:52 .
    drwxr-xr-x 5 root...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is filling up boot partition?

    Here is what I get from my boot:

    ronnie@Ubuntu2:~$ ls -la /boottotal 24035
    drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 5120 Sep 7 14:31 .
    drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4096 Sep 7 14:31 ..
    -rw-r--r-- 1 root...
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    [ubuntu] What is filling up boot partition?

    After my last update, it was showing my boot partition full. I have searched and ran all the commands I can find about removing old kernels and they seem to have worked (I'm now at only 89% full)....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Duplicate Files and Folders

    Here is mine:

    # This file is written by xdg-user-dirs-update# If you want to change or add directories, just edit the line you're
    # interested in. All local changes will be retained on the next...
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    Re: Digital rolodex

    I used to use Tomboy until I found CherryTree. Very easy to use and a lot more functions than Tomboy. Check it out here.
  16. Re: how can i sure mice advantage exaclty the pros and cons of using one?

    Are you talking about the trackball mice?
  17. Re: how can i sure mice advantage exaclty the pros and cons of using one?

    Thanks guys,
    Will give one a try. Good idea about the rechargeable battery.
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    [ubuntu] Re: print screen of my web browser?

    You beat me to it. :)
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    Re: Penguins in spa-a-a-ce! ISS dumps Windows for Linux on laptops

    I especially liked this part. =D>
  20. Re: how can i sure mice advantage exaclty the pros and cons of using one?

    Thanks. definitely on my 'to buy list'
  21. Re: how can i sure mice advantage exaclty the pros and cons of using one?

    That really looks good, but I have never used a wireless mouse. Any comments between wired and wireless? How long does your battery usually last? (Sorry if this is a little off topic.)
  22. Re: how can i sure mice advantage exaclty the pros and cons of using one?

    Thanks oldsoundguy.
    Glad to hear from someone who uses one. Looking at the second link I posted, it seems the prices really differ. I know the old saying "you get what you pay for" (excluding Linux...
  23. Re: how can i sure mice advantage exaclty the pros and cons of using one?

    I had never heard of this until your post. I looked here and what I read impressed me. Going to buy one and give it a try. My computer desk is kind of small and the mouse doesn't have much room to...
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    Re: window placement on desktop

    Thank you! :)
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    Re: window placement on desktop

    How do you mark a thread as solved?
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