On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 11:19:36PM -0500, raman narasimhan wrote: > ... > failed to write status record about `libmng-dev' to `/var/lib/dpkg/status': No > space left on device > > what should i do?? Clean up some files to make space? Check particularly that some log files in /var/log have not grown to unreasonable size, or that there isn't something unreasonbale in /tmp or /var/tmp. Of course all this depends on your partitioning scheme. A.