Mint 18 and very small errors (Solved)

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Lumikki
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Mint 18 and very small errors (Solved)

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I installed today Mint 18, I think I had before Mint 14. I did clean installation. Everyting did go pretty well. Some small hardware issues what I allways get.

After Installation I did run the Mint update and there come in the end some error, but I can't seem to find what was it. Someting init* . Could be some software library system? Don't know where the logs are for Mint update software.

Okey, my small issue is that when I install or remove software with Software manager it allways give me error in the end. Software is still installed or removed, so it doesn't affect that. Error is little like this. "Software could not been installed because error. Error is that it cound not connect the network." This error has notting to do with internet connect as it does download the softwares just fine. My ques it's more like trying to update someting in after action and that fails.

I did find this kind of messages in apt logs, when I installed manually nfs.

Start-Date: 2016-07-03 12:29:00
Commandline: apt-get install nfs-common
Requested-By: wizard (1000)
Install: libtirpc1:amd64 (0.2.5-1, automatic), rpcbind:amd64 (0.2.3-0.2, automatic), nfs-common:amd64 (1:1.2.8-9ubuntu12), libnfsidmap2:amd64 (0.25-5, automatic)
Error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
End-Date: 2016-07-03 12:29:18

In the end it seem like every installation or removing software cause some after event error. Even if the actual installation or removing does work.

So where could I look solution for this small issue?

PS: Is there way to remove from menu the "Last used file" option? I really don't like when computers keep history of what i'm doing.
Last edited by Lumikki on Mon Jul 04, 2016 12:03 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Mint 18 and very small errors

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Dear,
I don't know if you're using Cinnamon or .. But if you're using Linux Mint with Cinnamon, about removing the last files, within the menu if you point Recent Files, an option under all your Recent Files is CLEAR List ... this removes all your recent files from the menu !
A good tool, but to use carefully, is BleachBit .. it removes all history (cache, ...) from your system (a little bit like CrapCleaner under Windows)
Kind regards,
Paul

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Re: Mint 18 and very small errors

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There is no need for such crap like BB to remove the history. Simply disabling it in the privacy settings does the job with one click and permanent.

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Re: Mint 18 and very small errors

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Okey, that PS stuff seem to solved. Thank You.

I got this kind of error when installing conky software in command line. (End of the installation messages)

Processing triggers for initramfs-tools (0.122ubuntu8.1) ...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-4.4.0-21-generic
Warning: No support for locale: fi_FI.utf8

gzip: stdout: No space left on device
E: mkinitramfs failure cpio 141 gzip 1
update-initramfs: failed for /boot/initrd.img-4.4.0-21-generic with 1.
dpkg: error processing package initramfs-tools (--configure):
aliprosessi komentotiedosto post-installation asennettu palautti virhetilakoodin 1
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ...
Käsittelyssä tapahtui liian monta virhettä:
initramfs-tools
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Could it be that / or /boot has too little disk space?
I mean they are pretty full / is 94% used and that like 800MB free.
/boot is like 66% used and has like 30MB free.

Oh and I don't have swap file at all.
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Re: Mint 18 and very small errors

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I think my /boot partition 100MB disk space is just too small for initramfs-tools. I don't know what it's, but that's seem to be my source of errors.
So I'm gonna do new installation with little different partion sizes.
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Re: Mint 18 and very small errors

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I have done the new installation (second).
Changed /boot partition from 100MB to 500MB
Also changed / partition from 8GB to 12,5GB, because it seem to pretty full.

No errors anymore, so problem solved. I think /boot partion was too small for what ever initramfs-tools was doing there.
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