Adobe Reader install fails - out of space
On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 04:21:13PM -0500, Dennis Wicks wrote:
> When I installed Debian on my laptop I chose the option
> to set up various separate file systems. Should have followed the KISS
> Anyway, I downloaded AdobeReader_enu-8.1.2_SU1-1.i386.deb from the Adobe
> web site and tried to install it with dpkg -i
> but I get this result.
> Unpacking adobereader-enu (from AdobeReader_enu-8.1.2_SU1-1.i386.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing AdobeReader_enu-8.1.2_SU1-1.i386.deb (--install):
> failed in buffer_write(fd) (10, ret=-1):
> backend dpkg-deb during
> `./opt/Adobe/Reader8/Reader/intellinux/plug_ins/EScript.api': No space
> left on device
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> The root partition is out of space and suspect that is the problem, but
> what do I know!
> Any way, does anybody know how I can fis this problem or change the sizes
> of my file systems without a reinstall?
can you reply with
you could try apt-get clean (clear away the apt cache ?)
> Many TIA!
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