Ran out of space while upgrading to Linx Mint 20. What can I do?

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DarknessCrYsiS
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Ran out of space while upgrading to Linx Mint 20. What can I do?

Post by DarknessCrYsiS »

I had 40gb free space of the 250gb ssd when I ran

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mintupgrade upgrade
and by the end I got the following error:

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  + Re-installing the meta-package for your edition of Linux Mint...
  + Re-enabling APT recommends...
  + Re-installing the multimedia codecs...
  + Installing new packages...

Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
  libc-ares2 libgamemode0 libgamemodeauto0 python3-grpcio
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  adwaita-icon-theme-full gamemode libc-ares2 libgamemode0 libgamemodeauto0
  mesa-vdpau-drivers python3-grpcio warpinator
0 upgraded, 8 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Need to get 10,6 MB of archives.
After this operation, 63,6 MB of additional disk space will be used.
E: You don't have enough free space in /var/cache/apt/archives/.

------------------------------------------------
!!  ERROR: Failed to install additional packages.
!!  Exiting.
Every time I wrote on the terminal a message appeared saying:
'async:printf:1: write error: no space left on device'
Now I've deleted some files and I've run the autoremove and it's fine but I don't know what to do to finish the upgrade. Should I revert to a snapshot and begin again, can I resume it someway or do I make a clean install?
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Re: Ran out of space while upgrading to Linx Mint 20. What can I do?

Post by LanceM »

Well, mine and other's opinions: viewtopic.php?f=60&t=324371
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