View Full Version : [ubuntu] partition has insufficient space

January 20th, 2009, 06:44 PM
Hi, I am trying to install UpToDate medical software designed for the Mac but which runs under JAVA environment. The only program I have not been able to get running on Ubuntu that I must have.....

I am able to get the MAC package install to start using command line.

sudo ./media/cdrom0/ICE/disk1/setupLinux.bin

JAVA etc. install fine but I get a "partition has insufficient space" message despite the hard drive being essentially empty. This is the same regardless of where I choose to install the software.


January 20th, 2009, 07:53 PM
if its a java application you should be able to run it just using the JRE, not sure what the MAC package install is for?
in what form is this UpToDate software? do you have a .jar file with .class files in it or something else?
- oaqster

January 20th, 2009, 08:02 PM
also do you have your ubuntu install distributed over multiple partitions? it could be that you might be running out of space where this software is trying to install/run from, open up the system monitor and goto the file system tab (should be the last one) and have a look at the used space on your various mounts. you can also check your mounts using

sudo fdisk -l device_name

replace device_name with your HDD name like

sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda
sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdb

also for java what do you get when you do

which java
java -version

Update: just noticed that your running this setup program from your cd drive, could it be that its trying to install directly to the CD?? if so try copying it over locally to HDD and try running it from there.