[xubuntu-users] Update failure / disk full error

Justin O'Shea 191jordan at gmail.com
Fri Jul 7 01:48:36 UTC 2017


My understanding is Xubuntu LTS is only supported for 3 years. That's
probably why updates fail.

On 6 July 2017 at 12:04, Roger <linux.rog at gmail.com> wrote:

> I passed on an IBM ThinkPad to a friend after installing Xubuntu 14.04. He
> loves it. Problem is, updates fail. Looking on the CLI, I saw a disk-full
> error. Having encountered similar situations in the past, looked and found
> many old kernel-related files in /boot /src . . .. Deleting them showed
> >700k files deleted. My friend never would've figured this out. And,
> Ununtu-tweak choked and aborted.
>
> 1. Any ideas on how to fix this? End users should not have to face such an
> obscure problem.
>
> 2. I personally consider this a bug, and long term. Not sure if it has
> propagated forward to later versions. Not to forget that ubuntu 14.04 -
> after, it's an LTS release - is supported thru 2019.
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