View Full Version : [ubuntu] Help with install or updates

July 3rd, 2009, 03:30 PM
I have installed the latest desktop version side by side with xp. Everything appears to be running fine so far, and and when i boot up ubuntu it automatically searched for the latest updates and listed them. The problem is when i go to install the updates it tells me there is not enough space. I have 2G of ram and assume this is not the problem, and plenty of hard drive space, although i did not move the slider bar any when i chose to install side by side. Everything else seems to be working fine with ubuntu for what i use it for.

I have 180GHD in which very little is used. everything in windows I have a backup, but no windows cd (nothing saved on ubuntu yet). First is there any way to uninstall and start over, second I would like to install ubuntu onto another computer with about same specs. But this time what do I have to do different so this does not happen again. Thanks

this is what i get.
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda7 2.3G 2.2G 43M 99% /
tmpfs 1007M 0 1007M 0% /lib/init/rw
varrun 1007M 104K 1007M 1% /var/run
varlock 1007M 0 1007M 0% /var/lock
udev 1007M 188K 1007M 1% /dev
tmpfs 1007M 76K 1007M 1% /dev/shm
lrm 1007M 2.4M 1004M 1% /lib/modules/2.6.28-11-generic/volatile

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 1 850 6827593+ c W95 FAT32 (LBA)
/dev/sda2 * 851 23669 183293617+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda3 23670 24321 5237190 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 23996 24299 2441848+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda6 24300 24321 176683+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda7 23670 23973 2441817 83 Linux
/dev/sda8 23974 23995 176683+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris

Partition table entries are not in disk order

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July 4th, 2009, 04:01 AM
Well you root partition is full, It may be trying to copy something there, that would be all I could think of.